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Men’s cross country off to a running start

Men’s cross country off to a running start

Daequan Fitzgerald, Staff Writer
September 21
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...

Small team proves they could win big

Small team proves they could win big

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-in-Chief
September 21
Filed under In Print, Sports

Six meets. Six women. One team. Already, the women’s cross country team has started off their season at a full sprint. “We’re excited about being back together and training,” said junior Sommer Fanney. “I’m particularly very excited about incoming freshmen. These are new people we get...

Sports games continue to evolve for 2017

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor
September 16
Filed under In Print, Sports

In 2009, John Madden retired from an illustrious career as color commentator. Football fans, however, continue to utter his name as if nothing has changed. Ahead of the new season, “Madden NFL 17” was released Aug. 23. Along with “NHL 17,” and the soon to be released “FIFA 17” and “NBA...

Quakers score big in football game, can drive

Quakers score big in football game, can drive

Abe Kenmore, Social Justice and Diversity Coordinator
September 8
Filed under Sports

A little over a minute remained in the game when Guilford punted the ball to Greensboro, and following a muffed punt, they recovered it at Greensboro’s 13-yard line. With four more downs to go and the end zone within striking distance, Guilford took a knee and ran out the clock. They did not need...

Men’s soccer kicks off season with new coach

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Staff Writer
September 8
Filed under In Print, Sports

For the Quakers’ men’s soccer team, last season is over and done with. This year is about starting fresh. This season, new head coach Cory Speed was introduced to the soccer team this season a week before soccer reported for camp, and his presence has already lifted the team’s overall morale. “Coach...

Women’s soccer strives to reach playoff goals

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief
September 8
Filed under In Print, Sports

Whether it is on the field, in the classroom or during extracurricular activities, the players on Guilford’s College’s Women’s soccer team are scoring big. This year, the team is predominantly first-years and sophomores. “We lost a lot of people due to injuries and family stuff and things...

Football season is back with NFL, AFC, NFC and more

Football season is back with NFL, AFC, NFC and more

Tejas Santanam, Staff Writer
September 8
Filed under In Print, Sports

The wait is finally over. With the NFL season commencing this week, people nationwide will see the return of tailgating, fantasy football and games from afternoon to night every Sunday. Of course, with 267 games from September to February, cheering on a favorite team can seem like a daunting task....

Volleyball team shows promise for coming year

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Staff Writer
September 2
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Once both nets are set up, the team goes through band stretches and a dynamic warm-up. The Quaker’s volleyball team clocks in for practice. They divide into hitters and passers, go through technique building drills and engage in a scrimmage at the end of each of their two and a half hour practices. Compared...

Football team kicks off fall ’16 season with new recruits

Abe Kenmore, Social Justice & Diversity Coordinator
September 2
Filed under Sports

Guilford may have lost a few star players to graduation last year, but the team feels more cohesive than ever. “I think we’re all coming together as a family,” said junior quarterback Christian Miles. “That’s something I’ve seen grow since my first year to this year. We all know each other....