Wake Forest's Nick Kurtz celebrates one of his two homers vs. Coastal (Aaron Fitt)


White-hot Kurtz leads rapid resurgence for dangerous Wake Forest

At The Ballpark

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — As Nick Kurtz rounded the bases after launching his second homer of the game Tuesday night — his sixth long ball in his last seven at-bats — and Wake Forest raced out to a commanding lead against No. 20 Coastal Carolina, the sentiment was inescapable: Now this is more like it.

The team’s playing better, Nick Kurtz is playing better,” Wake coach Tom Walter would say afterward. “Life is good.”

In the span of one week, Wake Forest has made the journey from rock bottom to riding high, finally looking like the team that garnered a consensus[…]


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