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Quakers prepare for next basketball season

Andrew Walker and DaeQuan Fitzgerald
December 2, 2016
Filed under Archives, In Print, Sports

One week into Quaker basketball and both men’s and women’s teams displayed dominance, building upon the successes they both shared last season. Here is a look at where both teams stand after their first few games. Women’s Basketball The Guilford College women’s basketball team has starte...

As fall sports finish, winter sports begin

Reese Setzer, Sports Editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under In Print, Sports

As the fall sports season officially concludes and the campus makes its shift to the winter season, it is important to recognize the hard work and milestones of the student-athletes who have been working hard since the hot and humid days of August. It was a season that saw many great victories, postseason...

Intermural sports teams promote athletics

Praveena Somasundaram, Staff Writer
December 2, 2016
Filed under In Print, Sports

“You literally have to have people’s backs,” said first-year Maya Price. This proves to be true for a sport in which tackling is the key to gaining possession. One would be quick to assume that the sport is football, but Price plays scrum-half on the Guilford College women’s rugby team,...

Swim season starts off with a splash

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Staff Writer
December 2, 2016
Filed under In Print, Sports

The Guilford College swim team dives into a new season strong with a new face commanding the squad, leading the team to their first victory in four years. Ashley Cox, a local club coach for the Green Valley Summer Swim and an assistant coach and director of communications for the Greensboro Swimming...

Cubs win first World Series in 108 years

Reese Stetzer, Sports Editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under In Print, Sports

“Sure as God made green apples, someday, the Chicago Cubs are going to be in the World Series.” These were the words of the late great Haray Caray’s final sign-off of the Cubs’ 1991 season broadcast. The 2016 Chicago Cubs helped to fulfill this promise. It had been 71 years since their...

Women’s team looks toward bright season

Andrew Walker, Staff Writer
December 2, 2016
Filed under In Print, Sports

With being picked as the preseason favorite to win the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, this has the potential to be a great year for the women’s basketball team. This is before you consider the fact that the team has all five starters returning from an NCAA Tournament team and the addition of two...

Men’s season off to an optimistic start

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Staff Writer
December 2, 2016
Filed under In Print, Sports

As the temperature begins to fall and the leaves begin fall from the tree branches, the college basketball season creeps closer and closer. For the Guilford College men’s basketball team, it cannot get here soon enough. The Quakers have high hopes for the upcoming season after placing third in...

Reese Setzer signs off as our Sports Editor

Reese Setzer, Sports Editor
December 1, 2016
Filed under Archives, In Print, Sports

Two years. It has been just over two years since I sat in my very first journalism class as a sophomore, eager to finally give journalism a try as I had always thought about doing so since high school. What would happen over the course of that semester would completely change my aspirations and,...

NBA begins new season following Olympics

NBA begins new season following Olympics

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor
November 4, 2016
Filed under In Print, Sports, Top Stories

On the heels of one of the most dramatic NBA seasons in recent memory, professional basketball players are lacing up their shoes and hitting the hardwood once again. The 2016-17 NBA season began Oct. 25 with a plethora of storylines running through the minds of broadcasters, analysts and fans. The...