The Guilfordian

Swim team strokes its way to a brighter, faster future

Swim team strokes its way to a brighter, faster future

Kim Kleimeier, Staff Writer

February 3, 2012


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“I am more dedicated than I have ever been,” said Becca Dozier, a third year about the upcoming swim season. The Quaker ladies swim team has been experiencing some big changes, brought about by their newly appointed head coach Emily Wilson. Wilson has been with the Guilford Quakers for the...

Guilford Alum selected for Hall of Fame

Guilford Alum selected for Hall of Fame

Thomas Deane, Staff Writer

February 3, 2012


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Michael Jordan, Dean Smith and Coach K are all North Carolina basketball legends and members of the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame. Guilford College basketball legend, Michael Leon Carr, affectionately known to fans as M.L. Carr, is now a member of this illustrious group. Carr, who graduated...

Excitement grows as Super Bowl XLVI approaches

Bryan Dooley, Staff Writer

January 27, 2012


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Bone-crushing hits, fumbles, interceptions, touchdowns, dancing cheerleaders, funny commercials, parties, flowing spirits and a champion crowned at the end of the night. According to Huffington Post, based on the Nielson Co. survey, last year’s Super Bowl attracted an estimated 111,000,000 viewers...

Opening up in athletics: homophobia in athletics today

Thomas Deane, Staff Writer

January 27, 2012


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Being part of a sports team forms friendships and bonds that can last a lifetime. With so much time spent together, players are with each other more often than not. But what if a teammate had a secret about their true sexuality? Lately the sports community has witnessed several athletes coming...

Catching up with Guilford Speedster Johnathan Smith

CJ Green, Staff Writer

January 27, 2012


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Crowds of people watch as a group of men position themselves into a sprinter’s stance. They are all perched like statues waiting for their marks, ready to make their own. As a gunshot rings out, the men launch from the line all headed for the finish where either glory or defeat awaits. This sounds...

Men’s Basketball mid-season report

Men’s Basketball mid-season report

Charlotte Hudson, Staff Writer

January 23, 2012


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With the New Year capped off and the college basketball season beginning the dog days of conference play, the Quakers men’s basketball team has been through some ups and downs as Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) play began. The 2011-12 Quakers are standing now with an 11-5 overall record and...

Tebow’s magic runs out in Divisional Round of NFL playoffs

Thomas Deane, Staff Writer

January 22, 2012


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Tim Tebow’s and the Broncos’ season ended Saturday night in Foxboro, completing a season that mystified both fans and NFL players alike. After an exhilarating win against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Wild Card round, the Broncos found themselves completely outmatched against the New England...

A football legend is gone, but is there a new one on the way for the Penn State Nittany Lions?

Michael MacVane, Staff Writer

January 22, 2012


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Former Patriots’ offensive coordinator Bill O’Brien has become the new head coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions. And there has been a lot of controversy about his getting the job. How do you replace an icon? One that has won the most games in Division I football (409 games) and is as loved by...