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Guilford works to increase diversity in athletics

Guilford works to increase diversity in athletics

Beatriz Caldas, Managing Editor
April 16, 2017
Filed under In Print, Social Justice, Sports

Carolyn Peck didn’t realize she was the first African-American female coach to win a national championship until a reporter told her so in 1999. She was the head coach of Purdue University’s basketball team at the time and saw an incredibly successful campaign while training the team. Although...

Men and women’s tennis ace teamwork

Men and women’s tennis ace teamwork

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief
April 16, 2017
Filed under In Print, Sports

The men’s and women’s tennis teams are ready to swing into action as they head into conference season. “Our goal leading up to the tournament is to finish strong in the regular season and to hold on to our current ranking in the conference,” said first-year Tate Godwin. “I think we’re...

Baseball team to show off skills at ODAC

Baseball team to show off skills at ODAC

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Sports Editor
April 16, 2017
Filed under In Print, Sports

Guilford’s baseball team has been challenged each week in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference. The conference is home to two ranked schools in D3baseball.com’s Top 25 poll, including top-ranked team in the nation, Shenandoah University. But to further emphasize the difficulty of playing in the ODAC,...

NCAA continues to avoid NC due to HB2

NCAA continues to avoid NC due to HB2

Hannah Shoemaker, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under In Print, Sports

The North Carolina General Assembly has voted to repeal House Bill 2, North Carolina’s controversial “bathroom bill” originally passed in April 2016, which has faced longstanding opposition nationwide, notably from the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Last week, the NCAA released an...

Golf team excited for upcoming season

Golf team excited for upcoming season

Nellie Vinograd, Video Editor
April 7, 2017
Filed under In Print, Sports, Top Stories

Golf has many ups and downs, literally and emotionally. Fortunately, the men’s golf team is making their way out of the sand trap of disappointment and into the smooth putting green of victory. Though the team did not do as well as they wanted to at the Jekyll Island Invitational over spring break,...

Women’s lacrosse preps for ODAC games

Women’s lacrosse preps for ODAC games

Daequan Fitzgerald, Sports Editor
April 7, 2017
Filed under In Print, Sports

For the women’s lacrosse team, the Old Dominion Athletic Conference tournament is less than a month away. With only six more opportunities to move into one of the top spots, head coach Sarah Lamphier and her team look to find answers for their struggles and keep building on their strengths. The...

Track team shines, gains momentum

Track team shines, gains momentum

Daequan Fitzgerald and Abigail Bekele
March 31, 2017
Filed under In Print, Sports

Guilford College track and field’s spring season began and it has started on a positive note, between receving talented new faces that are both running, and coaching. First-year Juwan Houston set the College’s 60-meter hurdles record on Feb. 4 at the Vince Brown Invitational. His 8.65 second finish...

Senior prepares for future after Guilford

Senior prepares for future after Guilford

Nathaniel Williams, Staff Writer
March 31, 2017
Filed under In Print, Sports

Guilford senior point guard Zachary Houston leaves behind a progressively building basketball organization, but takes with him several unforgettable memories and friendships. Entering Guilford his first year, Houston received playing time in all 26 of the Quakers basketball games. He helped the team...

Softball swinging strong going into conference

Softball swinging strong going into conference

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Sports Editor
March 10, 2017
Filed under In Print, Sports

Strong out of conference play from the Quakers’ softball team has helped them start the season off with a convincing 12-3 record. Their next goal: perfection. The team is always looking improve and minimize their mistakes. However, with the way they are playing now, head coach Dennis Shores is having...