The Guilfordian

Men’s golf team dominates the ODAC

Men’s golf team dominates the ODAC

Banning Watson, Staff Writer

April 10, 2015

New coach. Half of the team are first-year or sophomore players. Neither of these things suggests winning conditions for any sports team. And yet, the Guilford College golf team has overcome these obstacles. With a little over a month left in the season, the Quakers’ scoring average is the...

Homecoming weekend bridges the past and present

Homecoming weekend bridges the past and present

Quincy Malesovas, Staff Writer

November 7, 2014

Every year, new and returning students look forward to Serendipity in the spring. But what does the fall have to offer? The answer is Homecoming — a weekend full of music, food, sports, art and much more. This year’s Homecoming lured many returning faces back to the Guilford College campus. Although...

Football team’s high rank in the ODAC matches high hopes

Football team’s high rank in the ODAC matches high hopes

Aubrey King, Staff Writer

September 5, 2014

The 2013 Guilford College football team delivered a truly fine season, losing only four games out of 10 while handily defeating many strong opponents. This year, hope swells as Guilford boasts a high preseason ranking in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, a strong returning quarterback and an optimistic...

Fans flock as Quakers break football records

Emily Haaksma, Staff Writer

December 6, 2013

On the day of Guilford’s record-breaking comeback against Emory & Henry College, I was writing an English paper, or at least trying to. My thinly paned window in Milner allowed the sporadic shouting and festivities of the game to filter through the glass, like sunlight but less conducive to...

Caroline Bishop excels in soccer, motivates the team

Caroline Bishop excels in soccer, motivates the team

Olivia Werner, Staff Writer

November 22, 2013

At the age of five, senior women’s soccer player Caroline Bishop laced up her first pair of cleats. Since, her determination has kept the ball rolling. “She played at a very high level in high school,” said her father, Jeff Bishop, in an email interview. “She became captain, played in several...

Men’s basketball season heats up the court

Nicole Barnard, Staff Writer

November 22, 2013

Shoulders shining with sweat, Guilford’s men’s basketball team scrambles after the ball. Noise echoes off the walls, and players pass effortlessly. Someone shoots and ... does the ball go in? You will have to see for yourself. “I believe they will be challenging to play, come tournament time,”...

Letter to the Editor: A response to APSA Sports article

Faris El-Ali, Guest Writer

November 15, 2013

To whom this may concern, Unfortunately, Guilford’s student population continues to carry a skewed and unfortunate perception of what athletics mean to our institution. In last week’s Guilfordian article titled “APSA’s proposed structure puts sports on a pedestal” by Ian Penny, the Guilfordian...

Football turns friendship into brotherhood

Football turns friendship into brotherhood

Kinsey Danzis, Staff Writer

November 15, 2013

“He’s my blood,” said senior safety Alex Smith. “He’s my brother.” It is hard to find friends closer than Smith and junior safety Satiir Stevenson, self-proclaimed brothers from another mother. The two have played football together since 2011. Smith started as a sophomore, while Stevenson...

Freeman returns to court, sets example for her team

Freeman returns to court, sets example for her team

Anna Oates, Staff Writer

November 8, 2013

“Brittany Freeman is the ideal student athlete for Guilford,” said head volleyball coach Emily Gann. The 5’11” senior outside hitter is considered a star on and off the court by her coaches and teammates. “She gets involved in things other than athletics, but she’s still very committed,”...