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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 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...

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...

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...

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...

Guilford Softball steps up to the plate for 2017 season

Guilford Softball steps up to the plate for 2017 season

Hannah Shoemaker, Staff Writer
February 9, 2017
Filed under Sports

When head Softball coach Dennis Shores started coaching at Guilford in 2007, the softball team averaged about 17 attendees per game. “Now we have seating for over 150, and typically they’re all filled up,” said coach Shores. This shift can be attributed to the efforts of coach Shores and...

ACC teams attempt to survive in March

Dalton Kern, Staff Writer
March 25, 2016
Filed under Sports

Imagine that the hottest person at school just invited you to the senior prom. Now replace hottest person with the National Collegiate Athletic Association and substitute the Big Dance for senior prom. March Madness is here, and as usual, the Atlantic Coast Conference came ready to play. “While...

Lady Quakers fight hard in NCAA tourney

Lady Quakers fight hard in NCAA tourney

Naari Honor, Staff Writer
March 25, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

At the start of the basketball season, I asked my fellow Guilfordians to remember the names of every player on the Guilford College women’s basketball team. At the time, it may have seemed like a tall order to fill. However, the Lady Quakers turned the 2015-2016 basketball season into one that will...

All of the Final Four have a shot in Indianapolis

Reese Setzer, Sports Editor
April 3, 2015
Filed under Sports

It is finally here. After two weeks of March Madness, the shredding of countless brackets and the elimination of 64 teams, the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Final Four is set. This came on the heels of a handful of early upsets, buzzer-beaters and big games that the tournament brought, but...