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Guilfordian Q&A: Sports Edition

Shawn Mathew and Reese Setzer
November 4, 2016
Filed under In Print, Sports

Following week four of the NFL season, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s suspension following “Deflategate” ended. Despite having an exceptional career, Brady has been voted one of the most hated athletes in history. Other athletes on this list include former NFL defensive lineman Gr...

Fall ’16 sports finish up with multiple wins

Fall ’16 sports finish up with multiple wins

Reese Setzer, Sports Editor
October 28, 2016
Filed under In Print, Sports

Believe it or not, the month of October is winding down. As with every year around this time, the weather is cooling, the autumn leaves are making their annual color transformation and fall sports here on Guilford College’s campus are winding down. Each team and student-athlete deserves his or...

As eSports expand, more join online community

As eSports expand, more join online community

Maksym Kosachevskyy, News Editor
October 28, 2016
Filed under In Print, Science & Tech, Sports

Metagaming, multiplayer online battle arena, away from keyboard, massively multiplayer online role playing game, original poster, good game, experience point, nerf, random number generator and Twitch. To many people, those terms are technical gibberish. To any competitive gamer, however, they are everyday...

Athletes show colors for breast cancer survivors

Athletes show colors for breast cancer survivors

Daequan Fitzgerald and Justin Perdue
October 28, 2016
Filed under In Print, Sports

According to BreastCancer.org, over 246,000 women are expected to be diagnosed with some form of breast cancer in the United States in 2016. It is also estimated that one in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer sometime over the course of her life. This year over 40,000 women will lose...

Golf legend, hero Arnold Palmer passes away

Justin Perdue and Reese Setzer
October 26, 2016
Filed under In Print, Sports

In sports, there are many superstars, legends and heroes. In golf, there was the king: Arnold Palmer. Palmer was one of the most important and special people in golf history. While he is not the greatest golfer of all time, he is perhaps the most important in making the sport what it is today. Sadly,...

Paralympic athletes achieve incredible feats in Rio games

Paralympic athletes achieve incredible feats in Rio games

Maksym Kosachevskyy, News Editor
September 22, 2016
Filed under In Print, Sports

On Sept. 15, Algerian middle-distance runner Abdellatif Baka finished the T13 1500m race of the Paralympics in 3:48.29 seconds. The visually impaired athlete not only secured gold for his country but, alongside three others, finished in a shorter time than the winner of the same event in the Rio Olympics. What...

Athletes kneel down to protest against injustice

Athletes kneel down to protest against injustice

Daequan Fitzgerald, Staff Writer
September 22, 2016
Filed under In Print, Sports

It is not uncommon for professional athletes to take stands against social issues, specifically racial inequality. Women’s National Basketball Association stars wore Black Lives Matters t-shirts during warm-ups prior to games. LeBron James, Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony and Dwyane Wade opened the 2016...

Summer sports highlights

Reese Setzer, Sports Editor
September 22, 2016
Filed under In Print, Sports

There were many sports story-lines throughout the 2016 summer that The Guilfordian was not able to cover. These stories ranged over the spectrum of sports, from remarkable championship moments to the loss of people that were keystones of the sports world. Perhaps the most memorable of these storylines...

Men’s cross country off to a running start

Men’s cross country off to a running start

Daequan Fitzgerald, Staff Writer
September 21, 2016
Filed under In Print, Sports

The men’s cross country team returns this fall determined and hungry but, unfortunately, small in numbers. “If one or two of us can’t go (to a meet), we don’t get a team score,” said senior Quinton Simones. This was exemplified last Friday, Sept. 9, at the 2016 Old Dominion Athletic Conference...