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’sContinue 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 foundContinue 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,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 theContinue 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 halfContinue 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,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 theContinue 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 thatContinue reading “Wingate falls short after an intense game”