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Men’s and women’s teams compete at Quaker XC opener

cross-country teams

Jay Montague, Guest Writer

September 15, 2019

On Friday, Aug. 31, the Guilford College men's and women's cross-country teams put their off-season training to the test at the Guilford Cross Country Opener. The meet, held on the teams’ Meadows Course, was the first Guilford has hosted since 2014 and featured runners from Guilford, Averett University...

Etsuo’s Corner: sports and culture

Japanese High School Baseball

Etsuo Fujita, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017

Editor’s note: Etsuo’s Corner is a weekly column for World & Nation by Etsuo Fujita, an international student from Japan. Fujita features the stories of other international students or writes about his adventures and impressions as he learns about the cultures and customs of Guilford and his...

Men’s cross country off to a running start

Men’s cross country off to a running start

Daequan Fitzgerald, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016

The men’s cross country team returns this fall determined and hungry but, unfortunately, small in numbers. “If one or two of us can’t go (to a meet), we don’t get a team score,” said senior Quinton Simones. This was exemplified last Friday, Sept. 9, at the 2016 Old Dominion Athletic Conference...

Small team proves they could win big

Sommer Fanney ’18 placed 36th during the ODAC Preview meet in 2016. // Photo courtesy of Guilford Athletics.

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2016

Six meets. Six women. One team. Already, the women’s cross country team has started off their season at a full sprint. “We’re excited about being back together and training,” said junior Sommer Fanney. “I’m particularly very excited about incoming freshmen. These are new people we get...

Cross country will not settle this season

The men's cross country team gets out fast at the start of the Coastal Carolina University Invitational last Friday.

Caleb Amstutz, Staff Writer

September 18, 2015

The new school year is upon us, and once again the cross country team is up and running.  With nine new freshmen joining the returning members and their new motto “Never Settle,” these Quakers are ready to take on the competition this season. The Old Dominion Athletic Conference ranked both the men...

Top cross-country runner shares training secrets

Top cross-country runner shares training secrets

Valeria Sosa, Staff Writer

February 28, 2014

Night-runner. Lifesaver. Quaker. This is the description of All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference’s First Team runner Andris Goncarovs. “Why do I love running?” said Goncarovs. “There’s just something about the community you get  involved in, from teammates and coaches to the opportunities...

Two cross country runners compete on national level

Two cross country runners compete on national level

Alayna Bradley, Staff Writer

November 30, 2012

Running. One of the most basic, but most grueling and competitive of all sports. It turns out that Guilford College has three of the best runners in the South/Southeast region, which spans from Texas to Tennessee. This season, two of them went on to compete at the national level. Juniors Andris Goncarovs,...

Underrepresented runners moved out of the spotlight

Underrepresented runners moved out of the spotlight

McCaffrey Blauner, Staff Writer

November 9, 2012

A flitting shadow in the trees, glimpsed only for a moment. A shape, too fleet-footed for the eye to follow, tearing down some forested trail. One might speculate that they have caught a glimpse of a species of Appalachian Bigfoot, driven from its mountainous home by global warming. No! It’s Guilford’s...