The Guilfordian

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...

NFL pass interference rule stirs controversy

Nickell Robey-Coleman collides with Tommylee Lewis. This collision was the start of an offseason discussion which lead to the review being put in place.

Carter Davis, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

Before the 2019 NFL season, the pass interference review rule was officially established, which has caused a lot of conflict around the league. The final rule means that pass interference reviews are granted after the two-minute warning of each half of the game and also during overtime. “The idea of the p...

Women’s basketball dominates in early games

Nia Gill, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

Women’s basketball has had a successful season thus far, as they approach conference play. Through six games the Quakers are yet to lose, posting a 6-0 record. The team enters the season as the favorite in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference. This is the first time since 2012 that the team was picked a...

Brawl between Browns and Steelers sparks controversy

Carter Davis, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

On Nov. 14, the Steelers and Browns game ended in absolute mayhem. There was a huge brawl that ended with players from both teams being ejected, and eventually three players were suspended or fined.  With only five seconds left on the clock, the Browns defensive end Myles Garret ripped the helmet...

Australian national soccer adresses gender pay gap

Annie Vo, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

Australia’s soccer governing body reached an agreement to provide an equal amount of revenue and treatment for its male and female soccer teams. This display of gender equality is a crucial step for getting rid of sex discrimination in athletics all around the globe. Gender pay gaps have existed since both men ...

Men’s basketball team off to hot start in 2019

Trey Kawugule, Sports Editor

December 20, 2019

Guilford started off the season playing Emory University, who was ranked number six in the nation. The Quakers fell in an 89-67 loss. Since then the team has not looked back, and they won the next seven games. The first win came against Greensboro College. In the first neutral-site meeting of Gree...