Sports


SPORTS 2/17/19 2:26pm

Lacrosse falls to UVA in season opener

Elon University women’s lacrosse fell in the home opener to the University of Virginia 11-4 on Saturday, Feb. 16. Despite Elon's defensive effort, the short burst from the offense in the second half was not enough to match the fast-paced attack of the Cavaliers.


SPORTS 2/16/19 8:09pm

Men's basketball falls to William and Mary 84-74

Elon men's basketball lost its fourth straight game Saturday to the College of William and Mary 84-74. The Phoenix were unable to stop William and Mary's junior forward Nathan Knight, who dropped 35 points in a dominant display of power.


SPORTS 1/31/19 11:27pm

Seibring sinks shot, Phoenix down Blue Hens 57-56

Elon University men's basketball came out with a win in the final seconds of the game against the University of Delaware on Thursday, Jan. 31, in Schar Center. This second straight victory marks the team's first pair of back-to-back wins this season.


SPORTS 2/20/19 8:00am

Baseball season preview

After being picked to win the CAA and with multiple preseason All-Americans on the roster, Elon University baseball is getting ready for a big 2019 season ahead. 


SPORTS 1/17/19 10:38am

Heartbreak on the hardwood

There is no denying that college sports are full of heartbreak. Blown leads, comebacks that fall just short, losing to teams you should beat and not quite pulling off an upset — very seldom does college basketball provide a loss that is easy to swallow.


SPORTS 1/13/19 3:23pm

Seahawks down Phoenix 75-70

Elon women's basketball takes a tough loss 75-70 in a nail-biter against the University of North Carolina at Wilmington on Sunday, Jan. 13, in Schar Center.


SPORTS 1/12/19 10:01pm

Hofstra comes back, beats Elon 74-71

Another night, seemingly another heartbreak for Elon University men’s basketball — this time, at the hands of the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) leading Hofstra University Pride (15-3, 5-0 CAA) 74-71.


SPORTS 12/20/18 8:38pm

Football welcomes in new recruiting class

In Tony Trisciani's first official week as the new head coach of Elon University football, he has helped seal the deal with 11 future student-athletes. These players have all signed their National Letters of Intent to play in the 2019-2020 season. Five of the 11 are from North Carolina.


SPORTS 12/4/18 11:00pm

Phoenix falls to No. 25 Furman

Elon University men’s basketball trails the Paladins of Furman University 39-29 at halftime. Elon found a rhythm in the middle of the of the half to get back in the game, but fell silent down the stretch, scoring just two points in the final nearly six minutes.   


SPORTS 12/2/18 12:52pm

Men's basketball falls to Boston University

Despite a hard-fought battle, Elon University men’s basketball (3-5) fell to Boston University 65-58 at Schar Center. Elon and the Terriers went back and forth trading the lead in the second half, but in the end, mental mistakes proved costly, and Elon fell short of a big win for its Saturday matinee.


SPORTS 11/28/18 10:07pm

Elon gets first home win over Chowan

Elon University women’s basketball (2-3) outpaced Chowan University 88-74 for Elon’s first home win of the season Tuesday night. The Division II school made things difficult for Elon, refusing to go away for three quarters.