SPORTS 4/24/18 8:32pm

Schar Center inches closer to completion

Just down North Williamson Avenue, a shiny new building awaits the day when it can open its doors and greet the community. The Schar Center, named after the family who donated the majority of money to build it, is the 5,100-seat arena that will be the new home of the Elon University women’s volleyball team and men’s and women’s basketball teams. The arena will replace the current, 1,600-seat Alumni Gym, which the teams and coaching staffs of those three Phoenix squads currently call home.

SPORTS 2/28/18 6:43pm

After 68 years, Alumni Gym hosts its last athletics events

Opened on Jan. 14, 1950, Alumni Gym was built to honor the Elon University alumni who lost their lives in World Wars I and II. It has since remained the centerpiece of Elon athletics, hosting the greatest players to wear maroon and gold whose records still stand today.

SPORTS 11/2/16 1:00am

Volleyball sweeps NC Central to end nonconference play

The Elon University volleyball team got back on the right track Tuesday night, sweeping North Carolina Central University (25-20, 25-13, 25-17) in a nonconference match at Alumni Gym. “I think this game gave us a lot of confidence going into our last two weekends in conference games," said junior outside hitter Sydney Busa.

SPORTS 10/31/16 10:00am

Volleyball falls to Delaware in Pink Match

The Elon University’s volleyball team held their annual breast cancer awareness match, Pink Match today, Oct. 30, and although they put up a great fight, the team lost to the University of Delaware by a 3-1 (19-25, 25-23, 18-25, 21-25) in Alumni Gym.  Pink Match is an event that is important to not only the volleyball team and their families, but to the community of Elon as well.

SPORTS 10/29/16 4:40pm

Volleyball falls at home to Towson

Elon University’s volleyball team hosted the Towson University Tigers in Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) action on Friday night at Alumni Gym, but was unable to defend home court after falling behind by two sets to none, and eventually losing by three sets to one.

SPORTS 9/13/16 7:00pm

Volleyball off to blazing start

Elon University’s volleyball team (9-2) is off to the best start to a season since 2009 thanks to a stellar performance last weekend at the Elon Phoenix Classic. The Phoenix went a perfect 4-0 in the tournament, outscoring opponents 12-3 in sets to extend its winning streak to six.

SPORTS 9/11/16 11:18am

Volleyball wins Elon Phoenix Classic, extends win streak to six

It took very little time for the Elon University volleyball team to assert its dominance in Saturday night’s Elon Phoenix Classic finale. Led by terrific defense from sophomore outside hitter Kam Terry and relentless offensive attacks from a host of players, Elon defeated Gardner-Webb University 3-1 (25-20, 25-19, 22-25, 25-15).