Sports

Men's soccer knocked out of conference tournament

11/5/17 2:43pm

 In the CAA quarterfinals game this weekend, the game-winner came in the 66th minute, when Elon conceded a penalty and Charleston senior striker Leland Archer delivered calmly from the spot. The Cougars were then able to keep Elon from scoring over the final 24 minutes, securing the victory and punching a ticket to the semifinals. 

Elon wins Homecoming thriller against Towson

11/4/17 7:55pm

Before Towson lined up for a 33-yard field goal in double overtime, Elon fans chanted, “Block that kick.”  A score for the Tigers would have given them the advantage in the extra period, placing enormous pressure on the Phoenix to score again or lose the game.  But defensive end Dre Howell heard the chants. And then he delivered. 

No. 7 Elon prepares for battle against Towson

11/3/17 2:00pm

Homecoming. A time when Elon alumni return home to rekindle old friendships and have the opportunity to cheer on the Phoenix at a football game at Rhodes Stadium. This year’s homecoming game, however, feels more import than previous years given the recent resurgence of Elon Football.

Men's soccer pushes for postseason berth

10/24/17 9:05pm

The Elon University men’s soccer team secured a much needed 1-0 victory against Drexel University Oct. 21, thanks to a first-half goal from senior striker Elijah Agu — who later left the game because of an injury.

New deputy athletic director comes to Elon with SEC experience

10/11/17 8:05am

Elon University Athletics Director Dave Blank announced last month that he would be adding a new position to his staff the same time he announced who would be filling the role. Mike Ward was named the deputy athletics director for Elon University Sept. 18. With his background, it might be surprising to sports fans why he made the move to Elon. 

Football team moves up in national rankings

10/2/17 2:18pm

Following a 6-0 win against the No. 19 ranked University of New York at Albany Great Danes, the Elon University football team moved up in the Football Championship Subdivision rankings.