The Guilfordian

Controversy arises over NFL replacement referees

Bryan Dooley, Senior Writer

October 26, 2012


Filed under Sports

What kind of call is that? Do these refs know what they are doing?  The National Football League recently found itself under scrutiny after it locked out experienced referees and hired less knowledgeable replacements. Most of the scrutiny began after a controversial call on Sept. 24 during the Seattle...

Golfer Henry Smith earns varsity spot

Golfer Henry Smith earns varsity spot

Brittany Murdock, Staff Writer

October 26, 2012


Filed under Sports

As members of Guilford’s golf team take to the green at their home course at Cardinal Golf & Country Club, they are in a mentally taxing and grueling battle for a varsity spot, an honor only given to the top five golfers. After a total of 126 exhausting holes, sophomore Henry Smith was tied for...

Wait, Guilford has a swim team?

Millie Carter, Staff Writer

October 26, 2012


Filed under Sports

The women’s swim team is beginning a new season despite having to overcome several challenges, including a debate regarding their existence. Resurfacing this year with Head Coach Emily Wilson, the team has settled into a new routine. Wilson, who acted as interim head coach for the second half of...

Athletic Leadership Program lifts off at Guilford College

Colleen Gonzalez, Sports Editor

October 5, 2012


Filed under Sports

On Sept. 23, student-athletes of Guilford College were ushered into the Ragan Brown Field House for the first speaker of the newly established leadership forum. This program is based on the current Bryan Series, but is aimed more towards students than the entire Greensboro community. It was proposed...

Coach Lewis celebrates 100th win

Coach Lewis celebrates 100th win

Thomas Deane, Staff Writer

October 5, 2012


Filed under Sports

Head Women’s Soccer Coach Eric Lewis will always remember Sept. 22 as the date when he became the first coach at Guilford College to achieve 100 career victories, following a 6-0 win over Eastern Mennonite University. In his 11th year, Lewis became the winningest head coach as well as the longest...

Same shtick, different ice: NHL lockout aggravates all

Josh Ballard, Staff Writer

September 28, 2012


Filed under Sports

The subtle “chik, chik” of skates on ice, the clashing of sticks, the thud of the puck against the goalie, the clang of a shot bouncing off the goal — these are the sounds hockey fans love. However, the most recent lockout initiated by the National Hockey League puts the upcoming season, and...

Matt Pawlowski attributes early season success to coaches, teammates

Matt Pawlowski attributes early season success to coaches, teammates

L.A. Logan, Staff Writer

September 28, 2012


Filed under Sports

And the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Offensive Football Player of the Week and Guilford College Student-Athlete of the Week honors go to — first-year quarterback, Matt Pawlowski. During that impressive week, Pawlowski totaled four touchdowns and led the Quakers to their first victory of the...

Professional athletes are throwing in the final towel

Elias Blondeau, Staff Writer

September 28, 2012


Filed under Sports

In Bruce Springsteen’s classic song, “Glory Days,” the singer references a friend in a bar who “was a big baseball player back in high school,” but whose life is now so dull that all he talks about are his “glory days.” In many ways the sports industry parallels this song with a majority...

Football team takes advantage of open tryouts

Football team takes advantage of open tryouts

Malikah French, Staff Writer

September 28, 2012


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Football season is underway and the campus is alive with tailgating, game tickets and supportive fans. Yet this year seems a bit different with the public announcements for new, walk-on recruits. Most students and players seemed unaware of this yearly calling done by the football program. “This...