Women’s basketball GA Grisillo earns promotion to assistant coach

By Harrison Taylor, Staff Writer What do you do when the thing you love the most is suddenly out of your reach? Do you give up? Or do you find another way to channel that love in a different way? Most athletes who tear their ACL probably wouldn’t go the route that Katelyn Grisillo, Wingate’s new women’s assistant basketball coach, decided to go. Grisillo, a … Continue reading Women’s basketball GA Grisillo earns promotion to assistant coach

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

Miscenko stands out as WU women’s hoops heads for postseason

Ryan J. MacKintosh, Staff Writer For some Bulldogs the future ending of the season means a break is near, giving time to recover for the next season, but for others, like senior star center Marta Miscenko of Latvia, this is the end of their collegiate career, after a life full of schooling involving basketball. Miscenko, who was just named the South Atlantic Conference Player of … Continue reading Miscenko stands out as WU women’s hoops heads for postseason

Wingate comes back on Miscenko’s strong second half performance

JT Stokes, Staff Writer Marta Miscenko’s 28 point effort pushes #21 Wingate (19-3, (13-2 SAC) to a 70-59 SAC victory over LMU (13-10, 9-8 SAC). Wingate won their eighth straight game thanks to efforts from Wingate University senior center Marta Miscenko, who recorded her 22nd career double-double with 28 points and 10 rebounds, helping the Bulldogs in another South Atlantic Conference women’s basketball victory over … Continue reading Wingate comes back on Miscenko’s strong second half performance

Wingate blown out by LMU in Men’s Basketball

Philip Harris, Staff Writer The Wingate Men’s Basketball team (12-12, 9-7 SAC) was unable to keep up with the high-powered #1 team in the country, falling to the Lincoln Memorial Railsplitters (23-1, 17-0 SAC) 93-65 on Saturday afternoon. Wingate started the game off hot, jumping out to a 13-10 lead early in the first half of the game. LMU, however, scored the next eight points … Continue reading Wingate blown out by LMU in Men’s Basketball

Wingate takes on Tusculum to grasp a 77-45 SAC Victory

Rachel Lods, Staff Writer Wingate, NC- On Saturday, January 2, the Wingate University Women’s Basketball team hosted Tusculum College gaining their fourth consecutive victory. Marta Miscenko (Riga, Latvia), junior center, led the Bulldogs to victory with 16 points, followed closely by Danasia Witherspoon (Hickory, N.C.) who scored 13 points and led the game in rebounds, racking up 8 out of the 43, to help Wingate … Continue reading Wingate takes on Tusculum to grasp a 77-45 SAC Victory

Women’s Basketball prepares for upcoming season

Winter Sports Preview: Women’s Basketball Andrew Elliot, Staff Writer Fall sports are beginning their descent as the winter sports of Wingate University begin to rise with both Wingate’s men’s and women’s basketball teams starting practice 2 weeks ago. The SAC women’s basketball champions finished out the season 24-9 after losing to Columbus State in the NCAA Division II Tournament, 79-72. Senior guard Shelby Tricoli (2016 … Continue reading Women’s Basketball prepares for upcoming season

Wingate falls short after an intense game

Tyler Smith, Staff Writer Wingate University’s women’s basketball team fell short of completely overcoming a costly first half deficit in their Wednesday night conference match against the Lenoir Rhyne Bears. The Bulldogs came back from 17 points down in the third quarter to watch Morgan McGee’s potential overtime, in which forced a three pointer that bounced off the rim and solidified their 66-63 loss. The … Continue reading Wingate falls short after an intense game