The Guilfordian

Never-ending injuries for women’s softball team do not slow season

Never-ending injuries for women’s softball team do not slow season

Brittany Murdock, Staff Writer

May 3, 2013

Sports and injuries go together like peanut butter and jelly, SpongeBob SquarePants and Patrick or the perfect combination of a bat and a ball. They just happen. The women’s softball team has suffered numerous injuries that left the team to end the season far from expectations. With 10 games left...

Softball players organize cancer awareness fundraiser

Chloe Lindeman, Staff Writer

March 29, 2013

“There’s a driving force behind why I do it,” said sophomore Rachel Howard. “All my aunts have had some form of cancer. It’s a big thing in my family.” Howard plays first base on the softball team, which is planning the second annual Relay for Life event on May 3 from 6:00 p.m. to 1:00...

Throwing, running and passing into spring sports

Throwing, running and passing into spring sports

John Kluepfel, Staff Writer

February 15, 2013

Guilford athletes are gearing up for the spring sports season in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference. Guilford’s spring teams are all looking forward to a strong season. Men’s Baseball Previous Record: 21–20 Head Coach: Nick Black ’02 Preseason Conference Ranking: 5th Junior ...

Doing their part: Guilford athletic alumni help in New Jersey after Hurricane Sandy ravages state

Anthony Harrison, Staff Writer

December 7, 2012

“If you say there’s a blizzard coming (in New Jersey), they’re fine with that,” Assistant Athletic Trainer Danielle Duffy said. “But a hurricane in that area is a little different.” On Oct. 29, Hurricane Sandy made landfall in New Jersey. The storm destroyed more than 72,000 homes and...

Softball starter passes on Division I to shine at Guilford

Softball starter passes on Division I to shine at Guilford

Aaron Hall, Staff Writer

April 2, 2012

Dedicated. Competitive. Fearless. These are just a few of the adjectives used to describe sophomore Ashley Boteler, Guilford’s number two starting pitcher. Affectionately called “Boat, Powerboat, or Speedboat” by her teammates, Ashley’s easy smile and laid-back personality are little...

Guilford’s 2012 softball team winds up for a winning season

Guilford’s 2012 softball team winds up for a winning season

Linda Catoe, Staff Writer

March 23, 2012

“There’s nothing soft about softball,” Head Softball Coach Dennis Shores told the Guilfordian. From the time softball recruits set foot on campus, they are expected to perform at a certain level, meet academic deadlines and attend mandatory study halls and academic meetings. Oh yeah, and...