Sports


SPORTS 11/21/19 1:13pm

A changing of the guard

Despite only being sophomores, Brie Perpignan and Kayla Liles have the composure of veteran seniors on the basketball court. This year, the team is composed of nine underclassmen and four juniors and one redshirt junior, a similar group to last year’s young cohort.


SPORTS 11/20/19 5:47pm

The new faces of Elon men's basketball

Mike Schrage took over as the new head coach for Elon University’s men’s basketball team last April — marking the beginning of a series of changes to the team, as he started recruiting new members to the Phoenix.


SPORTS 11/20/19 11:43am

The ball is in women's basketball's court

A new basketball season is upon us, and the Elon University Phoenix women’s team look to hit the ground running. The quest for a winning season and third NCAA tournament berth in four years has gotten off to a stunning start for North Carolina coaching legend Charlotte Smith. This 2019-2020 season started with a match-up against Western Carolina University and a thrilling overtime victory against Appalachian State University.


SPORTS 11/18/19 9:05am

Mixing up martial arts

Elon University’s Mixed Martial Arts Club, also known as MMA, is a club sport where members practice different styles of martial arts, such as jiu jitsu, taekwondo and other forms of self-defense such as wrestling and boxing.


SPORTS 11/9/19 7:15pm

Black Bears Maul Phoenix

Elon Football (4-6, 3-4) fell hard to the University of Maine Black Bears  (5-5, 3-3) 31-17 in its final home game. This game was also senior day and 23 seniors were commemorated before the game. 


SPORTS 11/5/19 3:29pm

New athletic staff strives for continued academic success

The challenge for many student athletes is fulfilling their responsibilities as students following long, exhausting days spent in the gym. What is not often shown on game day, when players suit up in their maroon and gold apparel, is the work that they put forward in the classroom. 


SPORTS 11/2/19 7:28pm

Phoenix fall to Tribe in 5 OT thriller

The Elon University Phoenix fell to the College of William and Mary 31-29 in five rounds of overtime, the longest the Phoenix have played in its history. The loss comes after a total of three missed field goals for the Phoenix, and seven missed field goals for the Tribe.