The Guilfordian

Baseball season in full swing as team hopes to knock it out of the park

Baseball season in full swing as team hopes to knock it out of the park

Zachary Thomas, Staff Writer

February 16, 2012


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One of Guilford College’s oldest athletic traditions, the baseball season, got underway last Wednesday against Greensboro College, the first match in a 40-game season that spans from February to April. A cold, cloudy afternoon did not appear to dampen the spirits of the white-capped, maroon jacket–wearing...

Men’s rugby team gets down and dirty as season begins

Men’s rugby team gets down and dirty as season begins

Natalie Sutton, Staff Writer

February 9, 2012


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Blood, sweat, tears, and testosterone. Add them all up and what do you get? The men’s rugby team. Rugby is a sport full of lots of running, tackling, mud and, most importantly—teamwork. Sophomore Zachary Kronisch values the teamwork aspect of the sport. “We are very much a team family...

Quitting is not a sign of weakness: to quit or not to quit?

Quitting is not a sign of weakness: to quit or not to quit?

Colleen Gonzalez, Staff Writer

February 9, 2012


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  As Coach Vince Lombardi once said, “Winners never quit and quitters never win.” However this mainly applies to those athletes that are driven towards success in their sport no matter what. For others, especially college students, it is not quite that simple. Being an athlete requires...

Senior leadership the backbone of women’s lacrosse team

Senior leadership the backbone of women’s lacrosse team

Michael McVane, Staff Writer

February 9, 2012


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The scoreboard read 18-7 after a grueling loss against Virginia Wesleyan in the first round of the 2011 women’s lacrosse ODAC playoffs. For the team last season it was a hard loss and one that will remain in their minds as they prepare for their spring 2011 season. The women’s lacrosse team was...

Coach Flamini hits her stride in 2012 with tenacious team, successful season

Coach Flamini hits her stride in 2012 with tenacious team, successful season

Linda Catoe, Staff Writer

February 3, 2012


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Electric and intense, the action on the court sizzles with the precise cohesion of a team come full circle. Head Basketball Coach and Guilford’s Senior Women’s Administrator, Stephanie Flamini zones in on her team. In her ninth season at Guilford College, Flamini owns the second place record for...

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...