The Guilfordian

Social Justice and The NBA Bubble

Renata Diaz, Staff Writer

October 1, 2020

Photo: Courtesy of the NBA   People who are not that familiar with the NBA probably don’t even know what the NBA bubble is. For those of you who don’t know, or for those of you who wish to learn a bit more about it, you came to the right place. The coronavirus pandemic has had many disastro...

Women’s lacrosse looks to start strong

Senior Madison Iandoli waits for the whistle for the draw.

Trey Kawugule, Sports Editor

May 29, 2020

The 2020 women’s lacrosse team is looking to build upon the strong foundation laid in 2019. 2020 marks coach Charlotte Dixon’s third season. “I think that we are coming into this season more fit and at a better baseline for stickwork and things like that. We are coming in at a better place than...

Baseball adds fresh faces for new season

Trey Kawugule, Sports Editor

May 29, 2020

In 2020, Nick Black’s squad looks to improve upon their 15-24 record from 2019. Their large incoming class of first-years will attempt to fill the hole left by an impactful graduating class. “We saw as a team last year that we can be a really good ball club if we come to work every day with a...

Softball’s young roster ready to swing into 2020

Senior Kayli Blankenship waiting at first base for the next pitch.

Tori Maness, Staff Writer

May 29, 2020

Guilford College softball had a successful 2019 season ending with a record of 26-15. In Old Dominion Athletic Conference play they finished with a record of 10-10. Compared to the Quakers 2018 season of going 5-13 in ODAC play, they made huge improvements. “Maturity had an impact in the bettering...

Men’s lacrosse bolstered by leadership

Senior attackman Brennan Sweeney dodges towards the goal.

Reagan Bednar, Staff Writer

May 29, 2020

The Guilford College men’s lacrosse team is looking for a fresh start this year. Last season, the Quakers finished with an overall record of 8-9. They went 2-8 in conference play, missing the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) playoffs. Head Coach Mark Crisco described last year’s team as...

Spring 2020 sports: the season that wasn’t

spring 2020 sports collage

Trey Kawugule and Tori Maness

April 26, 2020

The night of March 12, Guilford’s men's lacrosse team met outside of Armfield Athletic Center for a team dinner. This dinner was only hours after the team learned of the suspension of the young 2020 season.  Only team members and coaches were privy to the discussion and events of that evening, b...

Many black quarterbacks seize success in 2019

From left to right, Russell Wilson, Deshaun Watson.

Jake Vickers, Staff Writer

December 21, 2019

As the NFL enters its 13th week, we continue to see successful endeavors from teams like the Baltimore Ravens and Seattle Seahawks, both of which have African American quarterbacks. Lamar Jackson, the starting QB for the Ravens, is undoubtedly a top contender for MVP, solidifying himself as one of th...

Tale of young female wrestler illustrates gender bias

Nathan Johnson, Staff Writer

December 21, 2019

In the realm of contemporary sports, wrestling sets itself apart because of its history. Wrestling has existed for 15,000 years and was one of the events at the first Olympic games held in 776 B.C. Although wrestling typically has been a male-dominated sport for most of its history, the sport’s d...

O’Halloran creates momentum for swim team

Trey Kawugule, Sports Editor

December 20, 2019

As the fall 2019 semester is coming to a close, Guilford’s swim team is completing its most successful semester in recent history. The team is 6-1, and in addition, it won its first invitational in program history. “Overall, I believe that this has been one of the most successful seasons as a tea...