Category Archives: Wingate University

An innocent in a lacrosse press box

I’m sure I’ve written a few hundred thousand words about sports in almost 45 years of journalism and blogging. But I’m also sure these are the first I’ve written about lacrosse. It’s always fun to watch my students in out-of-classroom contexts … Continue reading

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And the streak goes on…

WINGATE — There are no ugly wins in February, Wingate University men’s basketball coach Brian Good says. “The only ugly ones are in November or December,” he said after his team’s 85-77 South Atlantic Conference victory over Newberry on Wednesday … Continue reading

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Reality TV and a rainy Graduation Day

I’ve never been a big fan of the so-called “reality TV” genre, first of all because I don’t see it as being very “realistic.” Jayne and I have friends who are addicted to these shows, and – not wanting to … Continue reading

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RIP Harmon Killebrew and other topics

The blogger returns after a few weeks’ absence and I hope to be rolling out a couple of posts over the next several days. I’m now writing some baseball pieces for the Examiner.com website, and will repost or link to … Continue reading

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Pass and catch

Wingate University, where I teach, isn’t a “football factory” by any means. Our school, which plays in NCAA Division II, has two alumni currently playing in the NFL, a few less than say, Alabama or Texas. And, as I’ve always … Continue reading

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Chris Brewer is alive and kicking

More than four years after his Wingate University football career ended, Chris Brewer is still kicking. Brewer, who was a Division II All-American during his four years as a punter and placekicker for the Bulldogs (2001-2004), is a kicker in … Continue reading

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A Gator then, now and always

I’ll be watching college football’s BCS National Championship game between Florida and Oklahoma this evening with a great deal of interest for several reasons. First, Dr. Jerry McGee, president of Wingate University (my employer), is going to be on the … Continue reading

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