Sports


SPORTS 10/5/15 3:42pm

Volleyball's valiant effort not enough Sunday

The Elon University volleyball team fell to the Tigers of Towson University 3-1 (14-25, 20-25, 25-20, 25-18). The loss gives the Phoenix its second consecutive defeat at home in Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) play this season.  "Our offense is getting better and better, and it's nice to see," said head coach Mary Tendler after the match.


SPORTS 10/5/15 11:16am

Elon softball strikes out hunger in Alamance County

Most college students spend their Friday evenings going out and hanging with friends. For members of the Elon softball team, they spent their evening at Allied Churches of Alamance County handing out food to the those in need. Patrons lined up outside the Burlington shelter anxiously awaiting a dinner featuring turkey and cheese sandwiches, salad and various tasty desserts.


SPORTS 10/1/15 11:52am

Hurricane Joaquin forces postponement of soccer matches

The impending rain coming from Hurricane Joaquin has forced postponements of matches for both the Elon University men's and women's soccer teams this weekend. The next match for the women's team is 7 p.m. Monday at Francis Marion University. The men will not be in action again until 7 p.m. Oct. 10, against Lipscomb University.


SPORTS 9/27/15 12:12am

Elon defense holds strong as Phoenix tops Towson

As the last 10 seconds ticked off the clock and chaos devoured the Elon University football team's 17-13 victory against Towson University, junior linebacker Corey Mitchell couldn't help himself. "I almost couldn't move, I was shocked at what was really happening," Mitchell said.


SPORTS 9/26/15 11:43pm

Defense shines as Elon edges Towson for first CAA victory

ALL CQ ASAs the last 10 seconds ticked off the clock, and chaos devoured the Elon University football team’s 17-13 rainy victory against Towson University, junior linebacker Corey Mitchell couldn’t help himself. “I almost couldn’t move, I was shocked at what was really happening,” Mitchell said.