Wingate was second in the Learfield Cup standings after the fall. All told, Bulldog teams finished second, third and eighth (times two) in national competitions.
Hall of Fame coach leaves as all-time SAC leader with 327 conference wins, plus six Elite Eight appearances.
Landmark legislation changed Wingate and the world.
Swift and competitive ‘Girl Named Sue’ had to settle for 15 minutes of fame.
James’ heady play sparked re-emergence of women’s sports at Wingate in the ’70s.
Wingate Hall of Famer instills competitive spirit in current Bulldogs.