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 their way to a 17-6 lead against Newberry. By the … Continue reading Wingate dominates Newberry in Women’s Basketball SAC Tournament Quarterfinals

Local ministry prepares community for threat of war

Gabriela Cabrera, Staff Writer MONROE – The threat of war with North Korea is becoming increasingly real and a local thrift store in Monroe, NC is starting preparations to help the community by gathering clothing and farming materials needed if panic should arise. Crystal Oliver, manager of Good Steward Ministries (GSM), sat down with her six employees at their monthly meeting, held Wednesday, Oct. 4, … Continue reading Local ministry prepares community for threat of war

Chi Omega Sugar Cookies Benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation

Stephen Fisenne, Staff Writer The sisters of Chi Omega at Wingate University were recently selling sugar cookies on campus for a good cause: the Make-A-Wish Foundation. As the national philanthropy of Chi Omega, the Make-A-Wish Foundation has a pretty big place in their hearts. They wanted to raise money for them, as they do every year, and they decided that sugar cookies would be a sweet … Continue reading Chi Omega Sugar Cookies Benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation

WU overtakes Catawba in overtime to win SAC quarterfinal thriller

  Brandon Bowles, Staff Writer  It is safe to say that Wednesday’s South Atlantic Conference men’s basketball tournament quarterfinals matchup between the third-seeded Bulldogs of Wingate University and the sixth-seeded Indians of Catawba College was not for the faint of heart. The Bulldogs were able to come away with a hard-fought victory over the Indians in a 91-85 overtime thriller. This win brought the Bulldogs … Continue reading WU overtakes Catawba in overtime to win SAC quarterfinal thriller

Bulldogs top L-R to open SAC women’s basketball tournament

  Maggie Smith, Staff Writer  The Wingate Bulldogs beat the Lenoir-Rhyne Bears 56-46 at Cuddy Arena on Wednesday night to advance to the South Atlantic Conference women’s basketball semifinals. Wingate has a 23-5 overall record, while Lenoir Rhyne ended their season with a 17-12 overall record. Junior center Marta Miscenko had a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds. Sophomore guard Caroline Averette followed close … Continue reading Bulldogs top L-R to open SAC women’s basketball tournament

Men’s soccer makes history as National Champions

It’s the first national sports title for Bulldogs  Kori Adams, Staff Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo.—–The Wingate men’s soccer team made history this Saturday night winning the Division II national championship.  The top ranked Bulldogs were led by All-American Jon Ander who scored two goals to force Wingate to a 2-0 victory over the University of Charleston.  Wingate finished the season 19-1 while the Golden Eagles … Continue reading Men’s soccer makes history as National Champions

Faculty Spotlight: Dr.David Brooks

Professors have lives too??? Andrew Elliott, Staff Writer As one of the piano instructors for the Wingate University Music Department, Dr. David Brooks, is able to show his musical ability as well as share his ability with his students. He started at Wingate three years ago and has been here ever since. Where are you from originally? I was born in New York, I grew … Continue reading Faculty Spotlight: Dr.David Brooks

Wingate football finishes 8-3, takes 2nd place in SAC

End of Football Season, the Start of Prepping for next Season Tariah Harrell, Staff Writer Coach Joe Reich and the Wingate Bulldogs came up short in the South Atlantic Conference championship game on Nov. 12 against the Newberry Wolves 22-27. Wingate senior running back Blake Hayes rushed 27 times for 165 yards and two touchdowns for the Bulldogs. Hayes ended the 2016 season with 1109 … Continue reading Wingate football finishes 8-3, takes 2nd place in SAC

The 1st December Commencement Information

Graduation 101 Brandon Bowles, Staff Writer             On Dec. 17 Wingate University will hold its first ever Fall Commencement Ceremony. The ceremony will be held in Austin Auditorium beginning at 9a.m.. There are 219 total graduates with 152 planning to attend the ceremony. For those planning to attend, Austin Auditorium has a 1,000 seating capacity overflow will be provided at McGee Theater with live streaming … Continue reading The 1st December Commencement Information

Recent Wingate Grad Transitions through Athletic Dept.

Transitions from Grad to Coaching to Athletic Administration Jackson Kaplan, Staff Writer Wingate, N.C.—-Previous Wingate University assistant football coach Max Wolfe began his first year as a member of the WU Athletic Administrative team in the fall of 2016. Wolfe spent the 2015 Bulldog football season on head coach Joe Reich‘s staff as an assistant coach. “The transition has been pretty seamless for me,” Wolfe … Continue reading Recent Wingate Grad Transitions through Athletic Dept.