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Coach Cory Speed returns for another season

Guilford College Men's Soccer Coach Cory Speed.// Photo courtesy of Guilford Athletics/

Jonathan Hudson, Staff Writer

September 8, 2017

The Quakers men’s soccer team kicks off the 2017 season. It has been a productive offseason with head coach Cory Speed coming into his second season at Guilford. Team captain Brayden Currin saw many positives between the spring and fall practices. “We started on a clean sheet in the spring, as...

Positivity: the name of volleyball’s game

Francesca Quigley, Staff Writer

September 18, 2015

Bounce. Thwack. “Yeah, you got it girls.” Those are the sounds of a typical Guilford volleyball practice. With the number of players on the team lowering drastically from 18 to 10, many said they were apprehensive before the season started. But their fears quickly diminished as they stepped onto...

What it means to be a Guilford Quaker

What it means to be a Guilford Quaker

Corbin Barwick, Staff Writer

April 10, 2015

Here at Guilford College, athletics is something student-athletes are deeply passionate about. Here we value being able to represent the name Quakers on the front of our jerseys. But it is more than just a representation of the name­ — it is the meaning behind the name and our determination and passion...

Men’s basketball steamrolls to tournament victory

Men’s basketball steamrolls to tournament victory

Henry Smith, Staff Writer

November 21, 2014

On the evening of Saturday, Nov. 15, the light of a new Guilford Quakers basketball season glared off of the shiny surface of Jack Jensen Court. The men’s basketball team started off their Invitational Tournament and the 2014–2015 season with a dominant 69–41 victory over the University of Maine...

Cheerleading Club makes abrupt comeback

Olivia Werner, Staff Writer

November 8, 2013

Have no fear, Guilford College sports fans: the cheerleading team has reemerged. Growing in size, talent and versatility, the newly assembled team is ready to bring Quaker spirit back to Guilford athletics. “They bring an extra spark to the game,” said junior linebacker Rampage Smith. “The cheers...

Readers of ‘Sports section’ do branch out

Ty Gooch, Staff Writer

October 25, 2013

Just a few days ago, I thought that sports readers only read the Sports section. I was wrong. Sports readers: this is an apology to you. It all started when I was sitting in class listening to a guest speaker talk about The Guilfordian’s Sports section. Slouched in my seat, I listened to the speaker...

APSA’s proposed structure puts sports on a pedestal

Ian Penny, Staff Writer

October 25, 2013

Never mind the fact that I had to log into GuilfordNet with a username and password just to access the Administrative and Program Services Assessment draft report. Perhaps I am alone in thinking this information should be easier to obtain. In the 116-page PDF that is the APSA report, many recommendations...

Guilford Athletics Hall of Fame inductees honored

Guilford Athletics Hall of Fame inductees honored

Aditya Garg, Staff Writer

September 27, 2013

“He’s a big role model in my life — on and off the court,” said Jackson Kent of his father Robert Kent ‘76, one of the members of the ‘72–‘73 men’s championship basketball team. “He coached me throughout the years, and it really has been a blessing.” On Sept. 21, as part of the...

Game, set, match: tennis ladies serving up the season’s mishaps, successes

Game, set, match: tennis ladies serving up the season's mishaps, successes

Kim Kleimeier, Staff Writer

April 19, 2013

Sunburned, tired but happy, the women’s tennis team pulled off a close win against Randolph College in Virginia during their second match of the day. The first victory was hard-won against Old Dominion Athletic Conference rivals Lynchburg College. Now, we are all looking forward to a shower, some food...