Sports


SPORTS 4/9/19 9:18am

New men's basketball coach Mike Schrage introduced with lengthy resume in tow

A new era of Elon University basketball began on Monday as the men’s team introduced new head coach Mike Schrage. The gig at Elon will be Schrage's first as a head coach, but his resume is replete with high-level experience. In Monday’s introductory press conference, he rattled off the coaches who have taught and inspired him along the way, a list that boasts a number of college basketball’s biggest names.


SPORTS 3/21/19 8:00am

Understanding the NCAA Transfer Portal

Many fans of the Elon University Phoenix have recently been introduced to the new process of transferring after three men’s basketball players entered their names into the NCAA Transfer Portal. How does it work?


SPORTS 3/20/19 12:49pm

Football hosts first Pro Day in nearly a decade

Elon University Football hosted its first Pro Day in nine years Tuesday, March 19. Six Elon seniors — offensive linemen Oli Udoh and CJ Toogood, linebackers Warren Messer and Matt Baker, running back Malcolm Summers and long snapper Nicholas Kavouklis — showcased their athletic abilities before a dozen NFL scouts.


SPORTS 3/18/19 2:52pm

Elon men’s basketball coach Matt Matheny fired

Elon University men’s basketball head coach Matt Matheny has been fired following an 11-21 (7-11 in CAA) season. Matheny coached 10 years for the Phoenix — five years in the Southern Conference and five years in the Colonial Athletic Association. Matheny will leave Elon with an overall record of 151-169. This comes days after three players entered their names into the NCAA Transfer Portal with hopes to leave Elon.


SPORTS 3/17/19 5:14pm

Elon softball loses to UNCG in the series finale

After losing both games to The University of North Carolina at Greensboro in a doubleheader on Saturday, the Phoenix (15-10-1) traveled back to Elon University looking to avoid a sweep. But the bats fell silent in the series finale, and the Phoenix fell to the Spartans 4-1.


SPORTS 3/9/19 8:03pm

FIRST HALF: Elon vs. UNC Wilmington

Elon University men’s basketball trails the University of North Carolina Wilmington 46-38 at halftime in the first round of the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament in North Charleston, South Carolina.


SPORTS 3/2/19 9:37pm

Elon softball splits doubleheader with Oakland, La Salle

Elon University hosted Lafayette College, Oakland University and La Salle University this weekend in the Elon Softball Phoenix Invitational. Friday's game against Lafayette got rained out, and on Saturday, the Phoenix (8-6-1) lost to the Oakland Grizzlies (4-6) and beat the La Salle Explorers (0-4).


SPORTS 2/27/19 7:00am

Reflecting on four Elon men's basketball seniors

The four seniors on the 2018-2019 roster have contributed nearly 4,000 points, 700 assists and 1,700 rebounds over the course of their careers. While those numbers have been the backbone of the Phoenix teams they have played on, things have not always come easy these past four years.