The Guilfordian

Men’s basketball focuses on ‘locking in’

Men’s basketball focuses on ‘locking in’

Trey Kawugule and Beth Pyles

December 2, 2019

The 2019-20 men’s basketball team has high expectations to live up to. Last year, the Quakers captured an ODAC title before making a run to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Division III National Championship. “We were really excited that our team played so well together at the end of the year,” Coach T...

Craig Eilbacher named new interim athletics director

Andrew Walker, Sports and Web Editor

February 2, 2018

Guilford College President Jane Fernandes announced that Craig Eilbacher, an associate professor of sports studies, has taken over as the Interim Athletics Director in an email to faculty and staff on Jan. 22. Eilbacher is taking over the position that has been vacant since the end of November when...

Staff Editorial: Title IX case opens discussions about gender

Staff Editorial: Title IX case opens discussions about gender

November 3, 2017

A Title IX lawsuit has been filed against Guilford College and the former athletic director, Tom Palombo. We want to remind the College, as a social justice paper, of the importance that gender equity has in creating a comfortable environment on campus. Equality represents one of Guilford College’s...

Basketball brings in towering first-year class

Basketball brings in towering first-year class

Liam Devine-Carter, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017

The first-years on the Guilford men’s basketball team cast shadows over the other students on campus. Seeing the first-year basketball players around campus is like spotting Bigfoot. These players should not be confused with the hairy forest-dwelling behemoth, but hopefully they will be able to contribute...

The secret to Guilford’s athletic recruitment

The secret to Guilford’s athletic recruitment

Nathaniel Williams, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

Guilford College is a Division III liberal arts college, and because of National Collegiate Athletic Association regulations, they cannot offer athletic scholarships. Since all teams within Division III parameters abide by this rule, it does not affect competition between teams, but it can have an...

Men’s basketball assistant recognized nationally for coaching talents

Men’s basketball assistant recognized nationally for coaching talents

Abigail Bekele, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017

Guilford College assistant men’s basketball coach Ronnie Thomas was recognized by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) as a recipient of their 2016-17 Under Armour 30-under-30 honors. Thirty young and upcoming men’s basketball assistant coaches across all National Collegiate Athletic...

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...

Got food? Why some sporting events don’t sell concessions

Got food? Why some sporting events don’t sell concessions

Kate Gibson, Staff Writer

April 13, 2012

As the third quarter of a Quaker football home game begins, your stomach starts growling. No problem — head on over to the concessions stand. But for baseball and lacrosse games, and a few other sports too, you might be out of luck. “It’s hard to do concessions if you’re going to have (only)...