The Guilfordian

Got food? Why some sporting events don’t sell concessions

Got food? Why some sporting events don’t sell concessions

Kate Gibson, Staff Writer

April 13, 2012

As the third quarter of a Quaker football home game begins, your stomach starts growling. No problem — head on over to the concessions stand. But for baseball and lacrosse games, and a few other sports too, you might be out of luck. “It’s hard to do concessions if you’re going to have (only)...

To play or not to play? That is the question.

To play or not to play? That is the question.

Meredith Brown & Michael MacVane

April 13, 2012

What would you do if you had an injury, but needed to play in a game? Would you sit it out or would you push through the pain and play anyway? For some, the answer might seem obvious. For others, there might be extenuating circumstances that make it nearly impossible to decide what’s “right.” Kendall...

NFL lowers the boom on the New Orleans Saints for bounty system

NFL lowers the boom on the New Orleans Saints for bounty system

Bryan Dooley, Staff Writer

April 6, 2012

To all Guilford students who are hoping to practice personal injury law, you may have future clients in the NFL. On March 2, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell unveiled an investigation into the New Orleans Saints' bounty program. The bounty program was an incentive-based program, allegedly instituted...

All dollars and no sense

James Williamson, Staff writer

April 4, 2012

*Disclaimer: This article is from an April Fool’s issue* Stepping out of the Jose Marti International Airport in Havana Cuba, Randy Doss crosses the parking lot smoothly, carrying suitcases and sporting his pressed black suit. Another trip to Havana along the Almedares River for Doss to enjoy the...

Stadium megaplex to be built in Guilford Hades

Stadium megaplex to be built in Guilford Hades

Thomas Deane, Staff Writer

April 2, 2012

*Disclaimer: This article is from an April Fool’s issue* Move over, Jerry Jones. Guilford is now king when it comes to athletic venues. With the recent passage of the Athletic Expansion Initiative, our humble athletic confines will be the premier athletic facilities in the nation. In order...

New dress code for student athletes

New dress code for student athletes

Alex Lindberg, Staff Writer

April 2, 2012

*Disclaimer: This article is from an April Fool’s issue* This week, the administration this week released a change in the student dress code policy. Under the new policy, members of the athletics department will be required to wear a collared shirt and proper slacks both before and after games....

Softball starter passes on Division I to shine at Guilford

Softball starter passes on Division I to shine at Guilford

Aaron Hall, Staff Writer

April 2, 2012

Dedicated. Competitive. Fearless. These are just a few of the adjectives used to describe sophomore Ashley Boteler, Guilford’s number two starting pitcher. Affectionately called “Boat, Powerboat, or Speedboat” by her teammates, Ashley’s easy smile and laid-back personality are little...

Loyalty in professional sports: is it a thing of the past?

Loyalty in professional sports: is it a thing of the past?

Michael MacVane, Staff Writer

March 23, 2012

Throughout the history of sports, we think back to some of the greatest players and how they have remained with the same team for their entire career. Nowadays, that has changed. Take for example, Peyton Manning. The quarterback was a four-time NFL Most Valuable Player who has played for the Indianapolis...

March Madness: think you can call the shots?

March Madness: think you can call the shots?

Ali Krantzler, Staff Writer

March 23, 2012

The sweats, the chills, the thrills, nerves running through the body ... a fever is approaching. No, the fever is here: it’s the fever of NCAA MARCH MADNESS! On Thursday, March 15th, sixty-four teams from four different regions began the process of staking claim of NCAA basketball's top prize.  The...