Wingate moves to 2-0 with win over Fayetteville State

Brendan Shriver, Staff Writer Wingate jumped out to a 27-6 lead en route to a wire-to-wire 27-13 victory over Fayetteville State Saturday night at Irwin Belk Stadium. This is the fifth straight year the Bulldogs started a season 2-0. “It was a good win. Fayetteville State was a much bigger, more physical team than what we faced last week. It was a step up in … Continue reading Wingate moves to 2-0 with win over Fayetteville State

Volleyball begins 2018 on six-match winning streak

Jalen White, Staff Writer Last week, the Wingate Volleyball team faced Winston-Salem State, Belmont Abbey and Converse College, to open up the season. In the Belmont Abbey game, Wingate started off slow, but fought their way through the second set. They ended the game with a score of 3-1.  Sophomore outside hitter Anne Abernathy stated, “This was a game to grow on, with the rough … Continue reading Volleyball begins 2018 on six-match winning streak

Men’s soccer looks forward to challenging season in 2018

Jaelyn Campanella, Staff Writer As we kick off a new school year, we also welcome back fall sports, including Men’s Soccer. Coming off of a hot streak that ended with the Bulldogs being crowned national champions in 2017, they have a reputation of the top team to uphold. Not only did the Bulldogs claim the national championship last year, but for the past four years, … Continue reading Men’s soccer looks forward to challenging season in 2018

Shaw Crocker excels as Bulldogs signal-caller in first collegiate start

Heath Barringer, Staff Writer Irwin Belk Stadium was the scene for the Wingate Football team on Aug. 30 as they opened the 2018 season on a Thursday night. Fresh off a 9-2 record and a SAC Championship in 2017, the Bulldogs look to repeat this year with a new quarterback under center. Shaw Crocker, the redshirt freshman from Greenville, S.C. made his debut for the … Continue reading Shaw Crocker excels as Bulldogs signal-caller in first collegiate start

Bulldogs start 2018 in dominant fashion, shutout Johnson C. Smith 36-0

Brendan Shriver, Sports Editor In the first-ever Thursday night home football game at Irwin Belk Stadium, Wingate recorded 9 sacks and held the Johnson C. Smith University Golden Bulls to 123 yards in a 36-0 shutout. “It was pretty cool to be part of the first Thursday night home game,” Wingate Head Football Coach Joe Reich said. “It was a good win and the defense … Continue reading Bulldogs start 2018 in dominant fashion, shutout Johnson C. Smith 36-0

Football to host seven home games this fall

Crystal Fuller, Staff Writer Wingate University Athletics Director Steve Poston and Head Football Coach Joe Reich announced the 2018 Wingate Football schedule in March. For the first time since 2002, Wingate University’s football team will have the upperhand of playing seven home games. Coach Reich explained how the Bulldogs got lucky, “When we look for games sometimes we take what we can get. Last year … Continue reading Football to host seven home games this fall

Surging Bulldogs host men’s lacrosse SAC semifinal vs. LMU this afternoon

Ryan Mackintosh, Staff Writer  The Wingate Bulldogs men’s lacrosse team is hoping to take advantage of some home field advantage throughout the South Atlantic Conference tournament here at Graham Gill Field this weekend. The Bulldogs, 9-5 overall and 7-1 in the SAC,  are hosting the Final Four of the  Tournament this weekend. Wingate had a bye round in the quarterfinals by earning the No. 2 … Continue reading Surging Bulldogs host men’s lacrosse SAC semifinal vs. LMU this afternoon

QUESTIONS OF THE WEEK: Winternational, end-of-year concerns, MLB Opening Day and Easter Break plans

The COM 220 News Writing class put together an Easter Break edition of Questions of the Week. First up is Communication major Katie Williams of Calabash, answering class member Hunter Pearson‘s question: “Where would you like to go on a Winternational?” The Winternational reveal of destinations for 2018-19 took place on Wednesday afternoon. Major League Baseball season opened on Thursday, but this student was unenthusiastic … Continue reading QUESTIONS OF THE WEEK: Winternational, end-of-year concerns, MLB Opening Day and Easter Break plans

Tattered Pieces speaker addresses themes of loss, faith and forgiveness

Leah Joyner, Staff Writer The Rev. Sharon Risher captured students’ attention with her raw emotion on Sunday morning, sharing how she became an accidental activist when she lost loved ones in the 2015 Charleston shooting at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.  Risher, a native of Charlotte, N.C., spoke at a lyceum event at the Batte Center.   “From the moment Rev. Risher started … Continue reading Tattered Pieces speaker addresses themes of loss, faith and forgiveness

Mental health problems facing college students all around

Aleah Cady, Staff Writer College can be an exciting, enriching experience. For most young adults, college is their first step into the world of “adulthood”- that may mean living away from home, having a job, paying bills for the first time, and taking on the responsibilities of college-level courses. College is a different experience for each student, but unfortunately for some, the fun parts of … Continue reading Mental health problems facing college students all around