Football

Quinn healthy, to start at Towson

10/31/14 4:02pm

Just three days after being knocked out of the game with an arm injury, senior quarterback Mike Quinn was back at practice for the Elon University football team, throwing passes and taking part in drills just like any other Tuesday. Though the injury that Quinn suffered on the second series of Elon’s Oct.

Richmond hands Elon fifth straight loss

10/25/14 11:04pm

The University of Richmond’s offense, working like a well-oiled machine through its first seven games this season, stayed on track with a 30-10 win against Elon University Oct.

Offensive inconsistency haunts Phoenix

10/22/14 5:16pm

“Defense wins championships” is a saying that has always echoed throughout sports. But sometimes a little offense wins games. The Elon University football team has struggled to put points on the board in its inaugural season as members in the Colonial Athletic Association. The Phoenix offense has found it difficult to execute drives that produce touchdowns and hasn’t been able to reinforce the valiant efforts put forth by the defense.

Freshman receiver producing for Elon

10/22/14 8:01am

Tre Lennon isn’t difficult to pick out among the Elon University football receivers. Amid a group of shorter guys known for their speed, Lennon sticks out as a tall, lanky option with his 6-foot-3-inch, 174-pound build.

New strength coach brings wealth of ambitions, goals to Elon

10/22/14 7:58am

Ask any competitive athlete what the key component is in gaining the competitive edge in sports, and the answer will most likely fall along the lines of strength and staying injury-free. That’s precisely the philosophy that head strength and conditioning coach Ryan Horton is implementing for Elon University athletes. Horton is in the midst of his first season as the head of the strength and conditioning program at Elon.

Seawolves run past Phoenix

10/19/14 10:44am

It’s one thing when you know exactly what to expect of your opponent. It’s another when you're not able to excel against it. The Elon University football team knew what to expect out of Stony Brook University Oct.

Stony Brook defense presents tall order for Elon

10/17/14 9:34am

An Elon University offense shaped by inconsistency and lack of touchdowns will have its hands full this Saturday. The Phoenix will be tasked with going against the nation’s top defense in the Stony Brook Seawolves in Colonial Athletic Association competition at 1:30 p.m.

Column: Stony Brook game comes at wrong time for Elon

10/15/14 5:27pm

Before the season began, the Elon University football team’s Oct. 18 date with Stony Brook University looked like a potential break in a schedule filled with proven national powers. Stony Brook is in just its second year in the Colonial Athletic Association (Elon is in its first). It’s homecoming.

Elon surges, falls 34-24 at Delaware

10/11/14 11:00pm

The Elon University football team surged with 21 second-half points but was unable to break through in a 34-24 road loss to the University of Delaware in Colonial Athletic Association action on Saturday, Oct.

Ball State transfer seizes opportunity as safety for Elon

10/7/14 12:00am

When Rich Skrosky accepted the head coaching position at Elon University in December, he was returning to a familiar program — he was an assistant there from 2006-to-2010. Skrosky brought with him various assistant coaches he knew previously, as well as one player from Ball State University, who no one knew much about at the time: Chris Blair. Blair used his redshirt year last year at Ball State before transferring to Elon with Skrosky.

Elon takes beating in CAA opener

10/4/14 6:42pm

There was a ceremonial feeling in the air around Rhodes Stadium on Saturday afternoon as Elon prepared to kick off its inaugural game in the Colonial Athletic Association.