SPORTS 3/22/22 11:03am

Two Elon University men’s basketball players enter transfer portal

Though the two players have entered their names into the transfer portal, it is not a guarantee they will leave Elon, or that they will get an offer to play elsewhere. They have simply been granted a release so that other schools may contact them if interested. The drawback for student athletes is if they enter their name into the portal, their current institution is able to take away the athlete’s scholarship the term after they enter their name into the portal. 

SPORTS 3/9/22 10:22pm

Former Elon University football player to play in Sweden

For the past four years, Cox was a staple on Elon’s defensive line, winning the team’s Most Valuable Player award for his performance in the spring 2021 season and served as the team captain for his last two seasons before graduating last fall. Cox is set to move over to Sweden on March 13 and the Swedish Superserian season will begin in April. 

SPORTS 3/9/22 4:14pm

The Elon community enters pro disc golf scene

When wrist injuries and the pandemic robbed her of an outlet for her competitive spirit, Sarah Austin rediscovered disc golf. Austin, an Elon senior, now frequents local courses and tournaments as a proud professional disc golfer. 

SPORTS 3/7/22 8:19pm

Elon University junior Lauryn Carlton shares throwing success locally

Lauryn Carlton grew up in Burlington and attended Western Alamance High School — just a few miles from Elon University’s campus. Carlton said she’d anticipated that if she continued with a sport in college, it would be soccer — not football or track and field. But when she accepted Elon’s offer, she didn’t realize that she would continue to share her strength and success with her hometown.  

SPORTS 3/6/22 7:34pm

Elon University men’s basketball falls to UNC Wilmington 75-58

The Elon University men’s basketball team season came to an end with a 75-58 loss to the University of North Carolina Wilmington Seahawks in the quarterfinal game of the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament. Despite the Phoenix maintaining a lead for the entirety of the first half, UNCW came out flying in the second half to take the lead, and never let it go.