The Guilfordian

Rivalry makes Sunday’s game one to remember

Estavio Jones, Staff Writer

February 12, 2016

Many will say it is a combination of the food, commercials, smack talk and the white-hot rivalry that raids television screens for the entire day. It is one of the  biggest media events of the year and with good reason, although this year’s Super Bowl was unlike the other 49. Legendary quarterback...

After 67 years, Quakers face Tar Heels again

Junior guard Zachary Houston, who had 14 points and six rebounds, drives past University of North Carolina's Joel Berry.

Ian Penny, Executive Copy Editor

November 13, 2015

“Ten feet,” says Gene Hackman’s character Norman Dale in the 1986 film “Hoosiers.” “I think you’ll find it’s the exact same measurements as our gym back in Hickory.” If you ask any student of the game of basketball, you will undoubtedly hear something akin to these words. No matter...

Famous Auburn trees dying at the hands of crazed Alabama fan

Natalie Sutton, Staff Writer

April 5, 2013

If a tree falls in a forest, and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? In the case of the two poisoned oak trees at Auburn University, the trees are dying, and fans are definitely hearing the sound. In Feb. 2011, Auburn discovered that the famous 130-year-old Toomer Corner oaks had been...

Blue vs. Blue: Carolina-Duke Rivalry

Anthony Harrison, Staff Writer

March 8, 2013

If you know me, you know me to be a fair, tolerant, balanced, rational man. However, you cannot speak with me about the Carolina-Duke rivalry and expect those qualities. My hatred of Duke exceeds dislike. You lose my respect if you admit your allegiance to the Blue Devils. I can’t even look at certain...

Guilford – Greensboro College rivalry: the origins

Charlotte Hudson, Staff Writer

September 14, 2012

UNC—Duke; UNC—NC State; Appalachian State—Western Carolina; North Carolina A&T—North Carolina Central; Eastern Carolina—NC State; Guilford—Greensboro College. What do these institutions have in common? All are well-known, famous or relatively obscure college sport rivalries in the...