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Wingate XC Teams Defend South Atlantic Conference Title

Staff Writers: Michael Wayne O’Neill and Bode Arigbon The Wingate cross-country teams took care of business Saturday morning by sweeping the South Atlantic Conference meet and taking home conference title hardware for both genders at Salisbury Community Park. The men’s team finished with a score of 23 points and placed first overall. The Bulldogs had…

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Jaquan Edwards: Barely Recruited to Wingate Football Star

Staff Writer: RJ Rennie Redshirt senior middle linebacker Jaquan Edwards is leading aWingate defense that has been nothing short of dominant duringthe 2022 campaign. While the star defender has been a ferocioustackler this season, off the field he is a soft-spoken family manwith a soft spot for home. Born in Johnston, S.C., to John and…

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No. 4 Wingate Takes First-Place in the 49-Team UAH Invitational

Staff Writers: Bode Arigbon and Michael O’Neill The fourth-ranked Wingate men’s cross country team won the Universityof Alabama at Huntsville Invitational Oct. 22 at the John Hunt Park XCcourse. The Bulldogs placed five runners among the top 18 finishers inthe 8K event to post 53 points. Sixth-ranked Lee (Tenn.) University wassecond with 87 points. Wingate graduate…

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Wingate Volleyball Climbing National Rankings Thanks to Recent Winning Streak

Staff Writers: Caroline Backus and Cody Kelley The No. 20-ranked Wingate volleyball team continued its near-perfect2022 season by overpowering three opponents over the last two weeks.Wingate played two home matches and one road match, beating Carson-Newman and Lincoln Memorial two weeks ago at Cuddy Arena. TheBulldogs also dominated Lenoir-Rhyne on the road last Saturday, givingthem…

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Mendoza Aiming to Contribute to Bulldog XC Program

Sports Writer: Michael O’Neill Wingate freshman cross-country runner Isaac Mendoza is a bright young man from El Paso, Texas, who developed a curiosity for nature and his surroundings. He also has a competitive passion to give everything he has on the pathway and in the classroom. Growing up in his hometown, Mendoza enjoyed going on…

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Highly Ranked Wingate Cross Country Teams Receive In-Season Surprise Invitation to Host November’s NCAA Southeast Regional

Staff Writers: Bode Arignon and Michael O’Neill The Wingate cross-country program received a big in-season boostrecently when the NCAA announced that it is moving this year’s Division 2Southeast Regional set for Nov. 19 from McAlpine Creek Park in Charlotteto the Bulldogs’ cross country facility surrounding the campus lake. The opportunity came about as a result…

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Wingate’s Lind Building Her Third D2 Field Hockey Program From Scratch

Staff Writer: Michael Wayne O’Neill The Wingate field hockey program started its inaugural season with shutout losses on the road to Frostburg State and Indiana University of Pennsylvania Sept. 1-2, but the experience it took to get here started with inaugural head coach Kat Lind.  Her experience with field hockey as a player and coach…

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