SPORTS 4/8/23 7:59pm

Elon University dance team places second in NDA championship

The Elon University dance team earned second place in the hip hop Division I category at the National Dance Alliance national championship. Earlier this week the team got third place in the pom Division I category. Elon placed second overall in the hip hop Division I category with a final performance score of 94.6286 falling six tenths of a point behind Utah Valley State University.

SPORTS 4/7/23 10:59pm

Elon University dance team earns third place in pom, qualifies for hip hop final

The Elon University dance team is looking to become back to back National Dance Alliance national champions in the Division I hip hop category. The team will head into tomorrow morning's finals session seeded first overall with a performance score of 94. Before the hip hop prelims session the team got third place overall in the pom Division I category. This is the second year in a row Elon has taken home third place in pom Division I. 

LIFESTYLE 4/7/23 1:27pm

Elon University hosts Special Olympics Alamance County Spring Games

Elon University hosted the 2023 Special Olympics Alamance County Spring Games for the first time since the pandemic, bringing together children with disabilities and making them all feel like winners. Elon sophomore Elizabeth Price is the special events coordinator for Elon volunteers and said the hometown version of the event opened her eyes. She said she was excited to be able to be a big part of the Special Olympics that Elon hosts as soon as she got here. 

SPORTS 4/4/23 11:54pm

Elon University baseball upsets No. 2 Wake Forest in thriller

Latham Park was filled under the lights on Tuesday as the Elon University baseball team delivered a 5-3 upset victory against the No. 2 Wake Forest University Demon Deacons. This victory was the highest ranked win for the Phoenix since it defeated No. 1 Clemson in 2002. It also marked the highest ranked opponent Elon has ever beaten at home, and the program’s first home victory against Wake Forest since 2012.

SPORTS 4/3/23 5:32pm

Elon University Dance Team looking to ‘stay present’ going into 2023 Nationals competition

On April 6 and 7, the Elon University Dance Team will compete at the national level in Daytona Beach, Florida in the first round of the National Dance Alliance College National Championship. Prior to departing for nationals, the team is hosting a send-off performance where it will showcase both routines it will be competing. It is set to begin at 7 p.m. in Schar Center on April 3. 

SPORTS 3/26/23 9:50pm

Elon University softball completes win for Strike Out Cancer

In its annual Strike Out Cancer game, the Elon University softball team faced another conference opponent in Towson for the rubber match of the three-game series and defeated the Tigers 12-4 in five innings. The game started off with a ceremonial first pitch by breast cancer survivor Ashanti Marshall, representing the Burlington-based nonprofit Little Pink Houses of Hope. 

SPORTS 3/26/23 7:34pm

Elon University baseball sweeps series, fights cancer with haircuts

Going for the series sweep and the eighth straight Colonial Athletic Association victory, the Elon University baseball team showed out strong, shutting out the Delaware Blue Hens 1-0. But the best part came after, when the team stayed to stand up in the fight against pediatric cancer, auctioning off haircuts to raise $7,738 for Vs. Cancer.