Sports

It’s that time of year: Senior Day for soccer, football, and volleyball

Staff Writer: Donny Chiarel      Emotions were at an all-time high around the campus of Wingate University, as four fall sports teams had their respective ceremonies for each senior on each team. The men’s soccer, women’s soccer, volleyball, and football team totalled a number of 37 seniors that all played their last home games … Continue reading It’s that time of year: Senior Day for soccer, football, and volleyball

Wingate Football Sweeps UVA-Wise as they Move to 8-0

Staff Writer: Lauren Traufler      Wingate University, ranked number 12, continue their perfect season as they complete their homecoming victory over the UVA-Wise Cavaliers 45-13. Wingate improves their undefeated record to 8-0 overall and 5-0 in the SAC.      In the first quarter, Wingate scored a total of 37 points and scored on their … Continue reading Wingate Football Sweeps UVA-Wise as they Move to 8-0

Wingate wins 6th straight by beating Tusculum on Senior Day; advances to playoffs

Brendan Shriver, Staff Writer Wingate built a 16-0 halftime lead and held on for a 16-12 victory over visiting Tusculum on Nov. 10. With its sixth-straight victory, Wingate (8-3 overall, 5-2 SAC) clinches second place in the final SAC regular-season standings. Wingate senior defensive back Cameron Mattison celebrated Senior Day in style with a 44-yard … Continue reading Wingate wins 6th straight by beating Tusculum on Senior Day; advances to playoffs

Wingate drops heartbreaker to Florida Tech, 26-23 after mishandling extra point

Brendan Shriver, Staff Writer The Wingate University Bulldogs looked to be on their way to tying the game in the final minute of regulation on Sept. 29, but a failed PAT returned for a score finished off a 26-23 victory for visiting Florida Tech. With the loss, the Bulldogs fall to 2-3 on the year. … Continue reading Wingate drops heartbreaker to Florida Tech, 26-23 after mishandling extra point

Wingate falls to Lenoir-Rhyne 31-24 at home after furious second-half rally comes up short

Brendan Shriver, Staff Writer The Lenoir-Rhyne University Bears jumped out to a 31-7 lead in the third quarter, then withstood a furious rally from Wingate to hang on for a 31-24 victory. The Bears improve to 3-1 overall and 2-0 in the SAC, while the Bulldogs fall to 2-2 overall and 0-2 in league play. … Continue reading Wingate falls to Lenoir-Rhyne 31-24 at home after furious second-half rally comes up short

Former football player reflects on time at Wingate, looks forward to future

Alex Virgilio, Sports Writer Former Wingate University wide receiver Jaiquis Tyheem Stokes, more commonly known as JT Stokes, is willing to tell  about his past football career and hopeful future. Stokes is planning on graduating at the end of this semester with a major in psychology and a double minor in communications and sports management. … Continue reading Former football player reflects on time at Wingate, looks forward to future

Wingate dominates Newberry in Women’s Basketball SAC Tournament Quarterfinals

Rachael Robinson, Staff Writer The Wingate University Women’s Basketball team, ranked #21, (24-4) took an early lead against the Newberry Wolves (16-12) as Danasia Witherspoon scored for the Bulldogs within the first 30 seconds of play. The Bulldogs would never relinquish their lead, winning 65-42. At the end of the first quarter, the Bulldogs found … Continue reading Wingate dominates Newberry in Women’s Basketball SAC Tournament Quarterfinals

Wingate Men’s Basketball rallies to beat Coker in overtime on Logan’s jumper

Brendan Shriver, Staff Writer In a wild game that featured 10 ties and 15 lead changes, Wingate (15-14) won their home SAC Tournament quarterfinal game Wednesday  against the Coker Cobras (12-17), rallying from an 11-point second half deficit and winning in overtime 76-75 on a jumper with 20 seconds left by Emarius Logan. Four Bulldogs … Continue reading Wingate Men’s Basketball rallies to beat Coker in overtime on Logan’s jumper