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Softball team raises donations for Score for the Cure, an organization dedicated to curing cancer

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief
May 22, 2017
Filed under In Print, Sports

On April 22, the women’s softball team held their annual Score for the Cure game in a doubleheader against Sweet Briar College. “It is important for sports team to get involved in causes because it helps spread the word,” said senior infielder Taylor Boyd. “There are many fans and families...

Lacrosse teams hold last home games this season, honor seniors

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Sports Editor
May 22, 2017
Filed under In Print, Sports

The men’s and women’s lacrosse teams played their final home games of the season on April 22 and celebrated the decorated careers of each of their respective seniors, who were playing their final games of their career at the Armfield Athletic Center. The women’s lacrosse team hosted Old Dominion...

Single-player sport creates strong team dynamics

Single-player sport creates strong team dynamics

February 24, 2017
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, 2017
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, 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...

Quakers’ new season filled with fresh faces

Quakers’ new season filled with fresh faces

Andrew Walker, Contributing Writer
February 9, 2017
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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 ...