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Division III athletes put academics first

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief
May 22, 2017
Filed under In Print, Sports

As a Division III school, athletes are not awarded athletic scholarships. Most are here on academic scholarships, showing off skills in the classroom as well as on the court, in the field or wherever they play their sport. For some, academics and athletics actually have a lot in common. “You...

Softball team raises donations for Score for the Cure, an organization dedicated to curing cancer

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief
May 22, 2017
Filed under In Print, Sports

On April 22, the women’s softball team held their annual Score for the Cure game in a doubleheader against Sweet Briar College. “It is important for sports team to get involved in causes because it helps spread the word,” said senior infielder Taylor Boyd. “There are many fans and families...

Lacrosse teams hold last home games this season, honor seniors

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Sports Editor
May 22, 2017
Filed under In Print, Sports

The men’s and women’s lacrosse teams played their final home games of the season on April 22 and celebrated the decorated careers of each of their respective seniors, who were playing their final games of their career at the Armfield Athletic Center. The women’s lacrosse team hosted Old Dominion...

Conference softball tourney concludes, team awaits national tournament announcement

Jake Whitsett and DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Staff Writer and Sports Editor
May 22, 2017
Filed under In Print, Sports

With the conclusion of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Softball Tournament this past weekend, Guilford’s softball team’s season has arrived at its conclusion. This season was a historic campaign with the team finishing with the best record in school history (30-13). The team has much to build...

Men’s soccer wraps up spring season with Pfeiffer scrimmage

Jake Whitsett, Staff Writer
May 22, 2017
Filed under In Print, Sports

After a long yet positive season last fall with new head coach Cory Speed, the Guilford College men’s soccer team is hoping to grow and set new,higher goals that can be reached by the program. With much progress being made in terms of coaching and recruiting, the team is also coming off a strong spring...

Men’s basketball assistant recognized nationally for coaching talents

Men’s basketball assistant recognized nationally for coaching talents

Abigail Bekele, Staff Writer
May 18, 2017
Filed under In Print, Sports

Guilford College assistant men’s basketball coach Ronnie Thomas was recognized by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) as a recipient of their 2016-17 Under Armour 30-under-30 honors. Thirty young and upcoming men’s basketball assistant coaches across all National Collegiate Athletic...

GSO Grasshoppers thrive on the field

Ian Penny, World and Nation Editor
May 16, 2017
Filed under In Print, Sports

Dissosteira carolina, the genus and species of the Carolina grasshopper. Despite being a minor agricultural nuisance, the name does not quite elicit fear in the animal kingdom. Carolina grasshoppers largely subsist on a vegetarian diet of grasses and forbs. They also have many predators, from birds,...

Men’s baseball seniors sign off with last 2017-18 season game

Men’s baseball seniors sign off with last 2017-18 season game

Abe Kenmore, Opinion Editor
May 16, 2017
Filed under In Print, Sports, Top Stories

Despite the promised rain, the clouds held off on Saturday, April 22, for Guilford College baseball to tally two wins over Bridgewater College for their Senior Day game. Between the games, the ten seniors — three of whom had been on the team all four years — were joined on the field by their families,...

Guilford hosts track event for the first time

Guilford hosts track event for the first time

Lana Heltzel, Staff Writer
May 16, 2017
Filed under In Print, Sports

On April 18, it was officially announced that Guilford College and Visit Winston-Salem will be co-hosting the 2021 Division III Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track and Field Championships. It will be Guilford’s first time hosting a national track event. The announcement was made in the days following...