Sydney Spencer

Sydney Spencer '26 is a journalism major with minors in sport management and statistics at Elon University. Spencer is the sports editor for Elon News Network. She is also a multimedia reporter covering sports and local news. While not reporting, Spencer enjoys singing, watching baseball, and spending time with her family and friends. Spencer hopes to work as a clubhouse reporter for a Major League Baseball team after graduation. 

Recent Articles

SPORTS 2/1/23 9:42am

Elon University women's basketball fights racism on, off court

Facing opponents on the basketball court has never been a challenge for Elon women’s basketball head coach Charlotte Smith. Her main obstacle, however, has been overcoming years of hatred and racism she faced while growing up as an African American woman. Smith has been coaching the Phoenix for 11 seasons. The team will be spending February remembering, honoring and celebrating Black History Month. Smith said it’s important that the women on her team are educated and informed about influential African Americans throughout history. 

LIFESTYLE 10/5/22 11:48am

Hurricane Ian foils Family Weekend plans

As Elon University freshman Addison Fry got ready for classes the morning of Sept. 30, her family — who originally supposed to come for Family Weekend — was still over 600 miles away at home in Orlando, Florida. Hurricane Ian grounded Fry’s family in Florida, and they were stuck waiting out the storm and attending to damage afterward. 

NEWS 9/28/22 11:07am

Town of Elon restaurants prepare for Family Weekend

Elon University’s annual family weekend begins Sept. 30, drawing people from all over the country to campus. According to a spokesman from the Family Weekend Committee, 1,989 families are registered to attend this weekend’s festivities, and local businesses are preparing for the busy time ahead. 

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