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Fall sports update: Quakers finish up season

Fall sports update: Quakers finish up season

Reese Setzer, Sports Editor

October 30, 2015

As the weather becomes cooler and the trees begin to light up in an array of colors, it is obvious the midst of fall is upon Guilford College. One thing not cooling down is the Guilford College sports teams seasons, as things are heating up with teams in the final games of conference play. Each...

Men’s soccer team prepares for season

September 11, 2015

Cleats dug into fresh turf as 33 Guilford College men’s soccer players warmed up to play their first game on Sept. 1. The team laced up and stepped out onto Averett University’s field ready to assert their talent, and with a 2–1 win, they achieved their goal. “The (Old Dominion Athletic Conference)...

Women’s soccer team motivated by pure love

Naari Honor, Staff Writer

September 11, 2015

I arrive at women’s head soccer coach Michael Shenigo’s office several minutes early to find him listening to an oldie-but-goodie whose name escapes me at the moment. While he ushers me in, I hate to intrude on the few minutes of free time he probably has had all day. With one quick scan of his...

Men’s soccer team recovers following rough early season

Men’s soccer team recovers following rough early season

Banning Watson, Staff Writer

September 26, 2014

It looks like it is comeback time for the Guilford College men’s soccer team.  After a rough start to the season where the team dropped their first five games the team has recently posted a three-game winning streak.  “Winning fixes everything,” said Jeffrey Bateson, head men’s soccer coach. “On...

Goofordian: Guilford men’s soccer: busted for prostitution

James Sharpe, Staff Writer

March 28, 2014

Disclaimer: This story is a part of our April Fool’s edition, The Goofordian. This story was created by Guilfordian staff and is not based in fact. Caught by authorities once again, the Guilford College men’s soccer team has been soliciting prostitution off campus. Police were astonished to see...

Gay or play? The difficult world of sports and homosexuality

Lane Martin, Staff Writer

March 1, 2013

On Feb. 15, U.S. national soccer player Robbie Rogers announced on his personal blog that he was gay. However, his next move would turn even more heads. “Now is my time to step away,” said Rogers on his blog. “It’s time to discover myself away from (soccer).” The ramifications of being...

Powerful win for Nigeria

Josh Barker, Staff Writer

February 22, 2013

Nigeria’s recent triumph over Burkina Faso in the African Cup of Nations made Stephen Keshi the second person to win both as a player and as a coach. The game was played in Johannesburg, South Africa, before a crowd estimated at 87,000. “The best players do not always make the best coaches,”...

Egyptian soccer riots kill dozens, injure hundreds

Egyptian soccer riots kill dozens, injure hundreds

Jamie Luckhaus, Staff Writer

February 8, 2013

Blood was shed in the name of politics at the Egyptian city of Port Said after 21 were sentenced to death over a soccer riot in Egypt last year. Outraged protesters stormed the streets Saturday, killing 37 and injuring at least 300, according to The Namibian. Gunshots and fire swept the northern city...

Coach Lewis celebrates 100th win

Coach Lewis celebrates 100th win

Thomas Deane, Staff Writer

October 5, 2012

Head Women’s Soccer Coach Eric Lewis will always remember Sept. 22 as the date when he became the first coach at Guilford College to achieve 100 career victories, following a 6-0 win over Eastern Mennonite University. In his 11th year, Lewis became the winningest head coach as well as the longest...