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Single-player sport creates strong team dynamics

Single-player sport creates strong team dynamics

February 24
Filed under Archives, In Print, Sports

For a sport that is a mostly about individual matches, the relationships built by the tennis teams at Guilford College are exceptionally strong. The strength of these relationships show not only in teammates words, but in their early performance as well. Both teams played their first match of the...

Women’s lacrosse works to improve this season

Women’s lacrosse works to improve this season

February 18
Filed under Archives, In Print, Sports

Despite not making a trip to Puerto Rico this season, the women’s lacrosse is poised for another fun year, according to head coach Sarah Lamphier. “I walk into practice excited and walk out thinking that was fun,” said Lamphier. “Even when we have bad practices versus ourselves, it’s been...

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
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...

Quakers’ new season filled with fresh faces

Quakers’ new season filled with fresh faces

Andrew Walker, Contributing Writer
February 9
Filed under Sports

Despite the cold, the Guilford College Baseball team has been practicing and their season has begun. The Quakers hope to improve on their record from last year of 17-24 overall and 6-14 in Old Dominion Athletic Conference(ODAC) play. Last year was their third season in a row with a losing record. “(The...

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...

Let’s play baseball: fresh faces ready for season

Let’s play baseball: fresh faces ready for season

William Breyer & James Sharpe, Staff Writers
February 19
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

“The team is looking good this year,” said head Guilford College baseball coach Nick Black ‘02. “(There are) lots of new faces meshing in with the returning team.” Guilford’s baseball season is officially underway. With many new faces, and plenty of returning players, the team has high ...

Softball ready to take on the ODAC

Meghana Iragavarapu, Staff Writer
February 19
Filed under Sports

Twenty-seven girls. One team. One family. On Feb. 20, the Guilford College softball team will kickoff their 2016 season with an all-too-familiar home game against Meredith College. “Last year, we split with (Meredith),” said senior pitcher Casey Snead. “We played doubleheaders each time. We lost ...

20 years later, Guilford picked first again

20 years later, Guilford picked first again

AJ Pasquale, Staff Writer
September 4
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Lights. Camera. Quakers. In just one day the Guilford College Quakers take on the Greensboro College Pride under the Saturday night lights. The 2014 Guilford football team finished the season 8-2, and were named co-conference champions. It was a great season for the 2014 Quakers. There is a buzz a...

View from the lane: the value of the team

Sommer Fanney, Staff Writer
May 1
Filed under Sports

In the previous “View from the lane,” I mentioned how people would tell me they wished they could enjoy running too. In a nutshell, my response was that it is not always so enjoyable or easy. That still holds true. There are hard parts and there are easy parts, just like with everything else. Track...