The Guilfordian

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...

NCAA vote to allow athletes to be paid

Ramya Krishna, Web Editor

December 4, 2019

On Oct. 29, the NCAA Board of Governors made a unanimous decision to start the process for allowing collegiate athletes to profit from the use of their name, image and likeness, with directions to each of the three divisions to consider how they will craft their own bylaws in accordance with this policy...

Men’s soccer concludes best season in recent history

Carter Davis, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

The men’s soccer team recently wrapped up their season. As a whole, this was one of Guilford’s more successful seasons in recent history. “We took a huge leap from the past three years as we finally hit our stride in conference. Winning the first five games out of six putting us in an ideal...

Sports site Deadspin reeling after editors leave

A Deadspin employee displyays the site’s logo.

Paige Abbott, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

This past week, the popular news website Deadspin has been thrown into chaos. The site, well-known for its sports content, has traditionally allowed writers’ voices and opinions to shine through in their articles, but recent changes in ownership have resulted in the firing and quitting of numerous s...

Nationals White House visit brings controversy

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg speaks.

Finn Conte, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

Since their World Series win in late October, the Washington Nationals and their fans have been on top of the world. “We won one. We finally won one,” pitcher Anibal Sanchez could be heard shouting to his teammate Max Scherzer as the two embraced after the team’s 6-2 victory over the Houston Astr...

Tina Eucker breaks school assists record

Tina Eucker prepares to set a teammate.

Nia Gill, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

Senior setter Tina Eucker recently became the Guilford College Volleyball’s career assist leader. She entered her senior season with 2,373 career assists and has accumulated more since then. During the Quakers’ 3-0 victory over Randolph College on Tuesday, Oct. 15, Eucker broke the previous reco...