Will Thornhill

Staff Writer


I’m Will Thornhill, a staff writer for the Technician’s sports department since March of 2019. I am in the class of 2022 at NC State, with a double-major in Sport Management and Communication Media.

After a 1-2 record in the first 2020 Wolfpack Wager, staff writer Will Thornhill is back to right the ship with bets from three different NCAA conferences, including a pick from the first week of Big Ten football.

Despite a lackluster first half and injury to Devin Leary, the Wolfpack offense was able to come out with a win. See how staff writer Will Thornhill graded each offensive group for the Pack.

Wolfpack football fans have gotten used to late-game mishaps, but after closing out Wake Forest with a defensive stop and stunning Pitt with the offense, this NC State team has proven it can make the big plays needed to win.

In a normal summer, several members of the NC State baseball team travel all across the country to different summer leagues to keep playing and have the opportunity to be looked at by pro scouts. However, this summer was different with the COVID-19 pandemic canceling many summer leagues, including the prestigious Cape Cod Baseball League. 

Former NC State guard Kiara Leslie, who was drafted 10th overall in 2019 by the Washington Mystics, is getting her first taste of WNBA action quite differently than what she thought she would. After missing the duration of her first season with a foot injury, Leslie is now having to make her mark inside the WNBA bubble in Bradenton, Florida, due to COVID-19.  

Golf is a sport that you can pick up at a young age and play for the rest of your life. This is one of the reasons it has become so popular today. When you mix the sport with some Hollywood icons, you get some legendary movies. Here are my top five golf films of all time. 

Not every new student coming to NC State comes in with the same level of knowledge about NC State Athletics. Some have been lifelong fans, others may have only seen a handful of events or none at all. Whichever camp you fall into, we wanted to make sure you knew at least one name on every NC State team, so here is the who is who of NC State Athletics.

It can be argued that football has some of the most classic sports films in the industry. Whether it be stories about high school hometowns, college football dreams or hilarious comedies with a football twist, this sport has it all when it comes to films. Here are my top five football films of all time.

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