GARDNER-WEBB UNIVERSITY November 5, 2009 A/blume 13 No. 5 i Serving the Gardner-Webb University community for more than 60 years This Edition Jordan Traylor honored at soccer game — In campus news — New chocolate shop comes to Boiling Springs. See p. 2 Gill-Sadler crowned GWU Homecoming Queen. See p. 2 Students attend Ballad of Breman Band. See p. 2. ' Photo Feature- GWU celebrates Homecoming Weekend. See p. 4-6 ' In sports- Dawgs lose in a heartbreaker to Stony Brook. See p.3. Lady’s Soccer looking strong heading into postseason play. See p.3 X-Country members honored. See p. 3 Weather Thursday Friday Nov. 5 Nov. 6 High 56 High 54 Low 34 Low 32 sunny sunny Source: The Weather Channel Index News page 2 Sports..... .page 3 Photo Feature ...page 4-6 Jordan Traylor’s jersey was retired and presented to his family, lor, brother Luke Traylor,and father Cliff Traylor. by Andrew Veeder Sports Editor Photo by Haley Doolittle Pictured (L-R) are sister Julia Traylor, mother Irish Tray- With the number 16 adorning the Gard ner-Webb soccer field, the men’s team hon ored their fallen teammate Jordan Traylor during the Bulldog’s senior night on Satur day. The Bulldogs lost to Appalachian State 4-2. Head coach Tony Setzer, along with President Frank Bonner, and Chuck Burch, officially retired the number 16 jersey that Traylor wore during his 2003-2004 tenure as a Gardner-Webb Bulldog. “I’m happy with the effort of the guys, we probably got a little stretched and when we got down, we pan- icked a little bit,” said Setzer. “This loss isn’t the end of the world but it isn’t what we wanted to happen to night.” John Sargent scored in the 10th minute J^*jtive th^fclldogs an early lead on his I’th goa^lPie year. However, the Moun taineers bounced back in the next minute to level the affair. The game remained tied at 1-1 going into halftime yet the tides were changing in favor of the Mountaineers. With senior defender Jordan Gaines on the ground due to an injury, Appalachian State was able to capitalize on the GWU team playing a man down as forward Ty ler Reagan found the back of the net to put GWU in a 2-1 deficit. The physical aspect of the game dra matically changed after the controversial goal, as a yellow card was given to a player of each team. However, GWU gave up two more goals before the evening was over. Despite being down 4-1, the, Runnin” Bulldogs gave it their all in the closing min-, utes. Jovan Ivanovich found the back of the net with a header in the 74th minute to makg the game 4-2, -the final score. Sophomore, Richie Wall assisted the goal. -The Gardner-Webb men’s soccer team will be traveling to take the field against Friday against USC Spartanburg at 7 p.m. Professor lectures on upcoming book by Diana Palka Pilot Staff Writer On October 28th Gardner- Webb’s own Dr. Joseph Webb presented over five years of personal research in a lecture entitled Bob Woodward and Deep Throat; The Evidence for a Great American Liter ary Hoax. The lecture was a part of the Joyce Comp ton Brown Lec ture Series, a scholarly series named after re reporter in the 1970’s... and I was an investigative reporter like they were,” Webb said. In the recent past, Webb has spent countless hours re searching the topic because it simply didn’t seem right to him. “The st^ didn’t make sense... the ^y d' make sense, and you k...nv, I’ve worked on it a long time over the years...” he said. “And like many, oth ers I came ^itteiEngWsh’pxo-jfianUSCript is donef° ^e con fessor, Dr. Joyce f elusion that Compton Brown. We are in the pro- there was no Webb’s pre- ^ 7 . Deep Throat. sentation sought CeSS of WOfking On jjg ^^,^5 ^ “The book is done... the to debunk the alleged under ground parking garage meetings between Wash ington Post reporter Bob Woodward and the recently identified Mark Felt, or Deep Throat. Webb was working for a newspaper in the 70’s when the Watergate scandal oc-. curred and its coverage quick ly dominated the media. “I mean 1 was there, that’s when I got interested in who Deep Throat was... I was a a publisher now. ” character. He was a com- Dr. Joseph Webbp°sjte charac ter. He was a character they made up to put a lot of infor mation that came from differ ent places.” Webb’s research was not done in vain. In fact, he has molded his research into a book and is currently decid ing between publishers. “The bookj^is done... the manuscript Sn 'e are in the process of worKing on a publisher now,” he said. Check out Homecoming photo feature on.pgs 4 and 5. Photo by Haley Doolittle Whitney Stroup waves while riding in the Homecoming Parade on Saturday.