Introducing Deacons Direct - The Official Blog of

Aug. 18, 2008

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - The deed has been signed and the keys have been turned over. has officially closed on a prime piece of real estate in the Internet blogosphere with the launching of Deacons Direct.

In an effort to enhance the offerings of our website and engage our loyal visitors, we want to provide you, the fan, with an up close and personal look into the daily doings of all things Deacon sports. We are striving to make not just a repository for press releases, rosters and stats but a place where Deacon fans can go to get the most complete coverage of their favorite teams and student-athletes.

In the coming months Deacons Direct will provide a more detailed and sometimes informal look at Wake Forest athletics. This will include not-ready-for-primetime news items, links to outside coverage of the Deacs and live blogs from the pressbox at a number of events, home and away.

This blog is not meant to replace the normal news and game stories already found on our website; our purpose here is to augment what we have now and provide Deacon fans with more coverage than ever before.

Regular contributors will include members of the Wake Forest media relations office, as well as guest blogs from various coaches, administrators and student-athletes. Collectively, we will bring a voice to

We welcome you to visit, take a look around and become a regular guest at Deacons Direct.

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