Articles by Gunnar Ward

Will Giles with teammates from the men's tennis team. | Photo courtesy of Erin Giles

Will Giles named interim tennis head coach

After former Head Tennis Coach Jason Clark stepped down from coaching before the beginning of the spring season, Graduate Assistant Coach Will Giles was appointed as the interim head coach.  As a former player for…


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Green Terror Tough

Earlier this semester, former Green Terror Football head coach Mike Dailey made the decision to step down from the coaching role he has held since 2015. Dailey’s decision leaves a…


Sisters from Alpha Sigma Tau sorority at Relay for Life 2018. (Photo courtesy of McDaniel Relay for Life).

College to host annual Relay for Life

The College will host its annual Relay for Life event on Friday, April 26. The fundraiser brings members of the McDaniel community together to raise funds for the American Cancer…





Nicolai Myers and Miles Taylor at NEVERsate in Westminster, Md. (Gunnar Ward / McDaniel Free Press).

Lifting the world

Carroll County’s Miles Taylor exploded in popularity as a star in the world of sports earlier this month after a video was posted on Instagram of the lifter lifting two…





The women's soccer team takes the ECAC championship. (Gunnar Ward / McDaniel Free Press)

Women’s soccer crowned ECAC champions

McDaniel women’s soccer won the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III Championship after defeating Albright 3-2 at Gill Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Bringing home championship hardware came on the heels…



Freshman Madeline Thompson puts up a three-pointer during Midnight Madness on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. (Gunnar Ward / McDaniel Free Press).

Basketball lines up for an all-in season

The men’s and women’s basketball teams came together to host Midnight Madness on Thursday night. The fun and energetic event kicked off the upcoming season and was an opportunity to…





Jose Pac. (Photo courtesy of McDaniel Athletics).

Jose Pac’s escape

All he ever wanted was to fit in. It’s hard to believe that Jose Pac, an international student from Guatemala and swimmer for the Green Terror, was once struggling to…


Cheer coach Amanda Thiell. (Photo courtesy of McDaniel Cheer Team).

Cheer alumna takes head coach position

Amanda Thiell has been named McDaniel’s Cheer Team head coach for the 2018 season. The announcement came after a vacancy in the position following former Head Coach Julia Linko’s departure…