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Spring 2020 sports: the season that wasn’t

spring 2020 sports collage

Trey Kawugule and Tori Maness

April 26, 2020

The night of March 12, Guilford’s men's lacrosse team met outside of Armfield Athletic Center for a team dinner. This dinner was only hours after the team learned of the suspension of the young 2020 season.  Only team members and coaches were privy to the discussion and events of that evening, b...

Former Quakers athlete Mitchell Stumpo playing pro baseball for Missoula Osprey

Guilford alumnus Mitchell Stumpo stares down a batter at a game

Carter Davis, Staff Writer

November 3, 2019

Mitchell Stumpo, a recent graduate of Guilford College, is doing big things with his continued baseball journey. He concluded the season with 10 triples, two home runs and 72 RBIs. As a pitcher, he had a record of 10-7 with a 5.29 ERA and five saves in 43 appearances. “Playing professional baseball...

Baseball sophomores prefer Braves, Yankees in MLB

Nate Williams, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018

Major League Baseball’s season began March 29 and a couple baseball players are excited to see their favorite team perform. Sophomores Ty Walser, Dylan Tuttle, and Seth Ingle all prefer the Atlanta Braves, saying that they their fondness of the team comes from when they were children. Tuttle’s...

Baseball spring season getting into full swing

Guilford Baseball

Andrew Walker, Sports and Web Editor

March 23, 2018

The Guilford College baseball team started slow, but has been improving over the season. The team has a 10-8-1 record including a five-game winning streak from March 9 to 15. “We started off on a slow start, but as of right now, we’re really hitting the ball, working as a team and just taking...

Division III athletes put academics first

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief

May 22, 2017

As a Division III school, athletes are not awarded athletic scholarships. Most are here on academic scholarships, showing off skills in the classroom as well as on the court, in the field or wherever they play their sport. For some, academics and athletics actually have a lot in common. “You...

GSO Grasshoppers thrive on the field

Ian Penny, World and Nation Editor

May 16, 2017

Dissosteira carolina, the genus and species of the Carolina grasshopper. Despite being a minor agricultural nuisance, the name does not quite elicit fear in the animal kingdom. Carolina grasshoppers largely subsist on a vegetarian diet of grasses and forbs. They also have many predators, from birds,...

Men’s baseball seniors sign off with last 2017-18 season game

Joe Metts ’17 and his parents, Bob Metts and Leasa Metts, attend senior game day and wave goodbye to the baseball coaches on April 22, 2017. Photo by Abe Kenmore/Guilfordian

Abe Kenmore, Opinion Editor

May 16, 2017

Despite the promised rain, the clouds held off on Saturday, April 22, for Guilford College baseball to tally two wins over Bridgewater College for their Senior Day game. Between the games, the ten seniors — three of whom had been on the team all four years — were joined on the field by their families,...

Baseball team to show off skills at ODAC

Mitchell Stumpo ’19, batter for Guilford Quakers, plays against Eastern Mennonite University on April 8, 2017 as part of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC). // Photo courtesy of Guilford Athletics

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Sports Editor

April 16, 2017

Guilford’s baseball team has been challenged each week in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference. The conference is home to two ranked schools in D3baseball.com’s Top 25 poll, including top-ranked team in the nation, Shenandoah University. But to further emphasize the difficulty of playing in the ODAC,...

Cubs win first World Series in 108 years

Reese Stetzer, Sports Editor

December 2, 2016

“Sure as God made green apples, someday, the Chicago Cubs are going to be in the World Series.” These were the words of the late great Haray Caray’s final sign-off of the Cubs’ 1991 season broadcast. The 2016 Chicago Cubs helped to fulfill this promise. It had been 71 years since their...