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A beginner’s guide to American football

A beginner’s guide to American football

Mary-Elizabeth Wicker November 18, 2022

Notorious for fatal injuries in its early years and aggressive nature, football continues to rake in billions for the American economy, according to Etonomics. At first glance, it’s easy for those...

Fans eagerly await the start of NFL season so they can cheer on their favorite teams.

Guilford College football fans prepare for NFL season

Sierra McCollum November 18, 2022

For football fans, the NFL season can’t come soon enough each year. Fans buy tickets to see their favorites play live, or host watch parties to root for their teams at home. Over the 18-week season,...

Middle-back Vanessa Johnson watches the ball waiting for a serve from the Generals.

Quakers fall to Generals in five-set battle

Kaylee Carr, Staff Writer November 4, 2022

The Guilford College women’s volleyball team hosted a match against the Washington and Lee Generals Oct. 10. As the Quakers forced the Generals to five sets, they fell short and lost 3-2.  “It’s...

Childress makes sure that the PE Center is in good condition and fully staffed.

Guilford Athletics Profile: Jon Childress

Liz Poole, Staff Writer October 17, 2022

It's hard to imagine Guilford College without a gym, athletics or intramural sports, and it is difficult for athletes to envision games and practices without clean uniforms.  Without the assistant athletic...

Team Profile: Women’s Rugby

Madeline Andrews October 14, 2022

At the start of the 12-week, whispers followed Portia Star Jones everywhere she went. "I heard she fell down a flight of concrete stairs." a voice echoed. "I heard she got into a bad fight."...

The Alabama offense takes the field against the Clemson defense in the 2019 National Championship game. (Kunal Mehta via WikipediaCommons)

College football postseason format changing from 4 to 12 teams by 2026

Tyler Dearman, Staff Writer September 30, 2022

On Sept. 2, the College Football Playoffs (CFP) board of managers unanimously voted to expand the College Football Playoff from 4 teams to 12 by 2026. According to ESPN, the CFP board is trying to encourage...

Carolina Panthers head coach, Matt Rhule, shakes hands with Atlanta Falcons head coach, Arthur Smith, after a game on December 12, 2021. (via Wikimediacommons)

Is it time for the Carolina Panthers to part ways with Matt Rhule?

Nikki Tuttle, Staff Writer September 30, 2022

The Carolina Panthers head coach, Matt Rhule, has coached the Panthers since January 2020 with a 10-23-0 record. In the three years he has coached in Charlotte, has Matt Rhule made a difference within...

Transgender swimmers NCAA win could have positive ripple effects

Transgender swimmer’s NCAA win could have positive ripple effects

Guilford women's swimming team members say Lia Thomas' participation in the sport is fair and important
Shugo Izumi, Staff Writer May 18, 2022

On March 17, Lia Thomas, a transgender female swimmer at the University of Pennsylvania, won the 500-yard NCAA freestyle event in Atlanta at 4:33.24. Thomas, a senior, also had good times in the 100- and...

Jason Foulks drains a short jumper in a game against Randolph College on December 1, 2021, at Guilford College.

Putting the student in student-athlete

Jason Foulks has been successful on the court and in the classroom
Logan King, Staff Writer May 13, 2022

When brains meet the court, it is a dangerous combination. Jason Foulks is a 6-foot 5-inch senior forward who has been a part of the program for four years and is a devoted student who also focuses on...

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