Men’s soccer vs Limestone Recap

Sports Writers: Johann Henning Kunze, Jaxson Douglas, Faith Haren Limestone notched its fifth consecutive shutout on Saturday, defeating Wingate 0-2 in Gaffney. Despite the loss, sophomore goalkeeper Jens Bergendorff recorded a season-high four saves for the Bulldogs. The Saint’s sophomore midfielder Jacob Hancock took command of the field early, scoring 76 seconds in. Kobie Vasquez,Continue reading “Men’s soccer vs Limestone Recap”

WU Swim partners with BEST Crowd Management at the Bank of America Stadium

Staff Writer: Madison Mataxas As one of the biggest teams on Wingate’s campus, the Men’s and Women’s swim teams are always up for lending a helping hand and creating a strong feeling of belonging. The teamwork that can be seen during any of the team’s practices does not stop once the swimmers and coaches leaveContinue reading “WU Swim partners with BEST Crowd Management at the Bank of America Stadium”

Day of Caring

Staff Writer: Ben Robertson WINGATE, N.C. — Two hundred seventy-three athletes and coaches from Wingate University volunteered to support and serve communities surrounding the campus as part of the 28th annual United Way Day of Caring on Saturday, Aug. 30. Three hundred eleven total members of the Bulldog community took part in helping both individualContinue reading “Day of Caring”

Repping the Home Team 

Staff Writer: Trevor Bryan  If you attend Wingate University in North Carolina, there are a lot of teams to support. Along with the recent addition of a field hockey team, which will have its debut season in 2022, our school proudly hosts a football, basketball, and soccer team, including 20 other sports teams.  Our teamsContinue reading “Repping the Home Team ”

Former Bulldogs impressing on MiLB assignments

Staff Writer: Luke Tucker WINGATE, N.C. — The Wingate Bulldogs baseball program had quite the summer, winning the school’s first national championship in thrilling fashion against Central Missouri, then a month later saw two players agree to terms with Major League Baseball clubs. Pitcher Hunter Dula was selected in the 18th round of the MLBContinue reading “Former Bulldogs impressing on MiLB assignments”

Wingate Football wins first home game of the season

Staff Writer: Madelyn Cherry The Bulldogs took victory at their first game on Sept. 2, gaining 25 first downs and 393 total offensive yards in a 30-7 win over Shaw at Irwin Belk Stadium. Kalen Clark scored the Bulldogs first touchdown of the game with 7:54 left in the first quarter. Wingate had 10 playsContinue reading “Wingate Football wins first home game of the season”

“We Want That Legacy to Continue” – Shannon Kasprak’s Last Ride

Kasprak (left) included in SAC Player of the Year graphic from Spring 2021 season (photo: @WU_Bulldogs on Twitter) Sports Writer: Donny Chiarel WINGATE, NC — For Shannon Kasprak, it’s been an exciting four years. A Southeast Region Championship, two SAC Championships, and multiple all-conference selections stand at the top of her resume. Another accomplishment sheContinue reading ““We Want That Legacy to Continue” – Shannon Kasprak’s Last Ride”

Ultimate Frisbee Club starting out strong

Ashley Garcia, Sports Writer At Wingate University there are many different clubs around campus. One of those clubs is the Ultimate Frisbee Club. The club has two different teams: men and coed. The men’s team competes in USA-Ultimate tournaments in the D-III division, while the co-ed team plays against different schools in North Carolina, SouthContinue reading “Ultimate Frisbee Club starting out strong”

Wingate Rugby Club looking ahead to second game

Ashley Garcia, Sports Writer Wingate University’s Rugby Football Club was founded in 2008 and is a member of the Southern Rugby Conference. It is also a USA Rugby Division II Collegiate Conference in the North and South Carolina region. With the team coming in second place at the last tournament against Wake Forest, Campbell andContinue reading “Wingate Rugby Club looking ahead to second game”

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”