Sports


SPORTS 9/3/13 7:07pm

A Year of Change for Men's Golf

With the start of the new season, Elon's men's golf team will lose a familiar face. After 41 years at Elon University, former men's golf head coach Bill Morningstar will retire. Senior team members John Somers and Will DiIanni said that while they will miss Morningstar, DiIanni said that Morningstar left an incredible legacy for the university. "In terms of what any coach could ask for in leaving a legacy at Elon, Morningstar has nailed it," Dilanni said. Despite Morningstar's departure, DiIanni said he is excited about the changing direction of Elon's golf team under new head coach Don Hill. [div class="aligncenter"][/div] With his arrival from the University of South Carolina, Hill brings a fresh perspective to the team. "He's not like a drill sergeant by any means," Dilanni said, "but its different from Morningstar in that he's got a very definite plan.


SPORTS 8/22/13 4:12pm

Photo Gallery: Elon Football Scrimmage First Look

See Photojournalist Al Drago's raw edit of the Elon Phoenix football team scrimmage game at Rhodes Stadium on Sunday, August 18, 2013 in Elon, N.C. [gallery type="slideshow" ids="3967,3968,3969,3970,3971,3972,3973,3974,3975,3976,3977,3978,3979,3980,3981,3982,3983,3984,3985,3986,3987,3988,3989,3990,3991,3992,3993,3994,3995,3996,3997,3998,3999,4000,4001,4002,4003,4004,4005,4006,4007,4008,4009,4010,4011,4012,4013,4014,4015,4016,4017,4018,4019,4020"]


SPORTS 5/23/13 6:14pm

Elon Joins Colonial Athletic Association

Team Multimedia Reporting by: Joe Bruno, Ryan Greene, Gary Grumbach and Alex Rose. Elon University announced Thursday that it will leave the Southern Conference and join the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) beginning in the 2014-2015 school year. There are currently 1,850 students who are from the CAA footprint.


SPORTS 5/22/13 3:38pm

Elon To Join The Colonial Athletic Association

Elon Local News has confirmed with multiple sources that Elon University is leaving the Southern Conference and joining the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA). The decision comes two weeks after Davidson announced they were joining the Atlantic 10 Conference.


SPORTS 5/2/13 9:16am

Elon student thrives as two-sport athlete

Playing one varsity sport is hard enough, but for one Elon athlete, senior Ali Ford, playing two sports is just as much fun as playing one. Ford was originally recruited to play basketball for the Phoenix, but had always had a passion for softball.


SPORTS 4/24/13 10:26pm

Kicking For A Cause

Elon students, war veterans and ROTC cadets gathered to play kickball this past Saturday. The tournament raised money for "Paws and Stripes," a nonprofit organization that rescues dogs and helps train them to be service dogs for war veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.


SPORTS 10/26/12 11:33am

Freshmen shoot for success on basketball team

Earlier this month, Elon's men's basketball team held tryouts, and for two freshmen, it was an accomplishment to make the team. Freshmen Wes Brewer and Sam Hershberger are two of the team's newest additions to the squad.


SPORTS 9/25/12 1:32pm

September 24 Sports

Men's Soccer: Wednesday- WIn against William & Mary 2-1, Saturday- Win against #6 Charlotte 2-0 Women's Volleyball: Thursday- Loss against UNCG 3-2, Saturday- Loss against College of Charleston 3-0 Women's Soccer: Sunday- Loss against Appalachian State 2-1 Football Saturday:- Loss against Georgia Southern 26-23 [div class="alignleft"] [/div]


SPORTS 9/12/12 12:16am

Meet the 2012 Elon Hall of Fame Inductees

Early morning wake up calls, endless reps in the weight room, the blood, sweat and tears amounting in countless hours of hard-work. For five dedicated former Elon athletes, all that time and energy devoted to bettering themselves and their teams is recognized by induction into the Elon Sports Hall of Fame. [div class="alignleft"] [/div] "Once I'm gone my son can see there is my dad's name.