HPU Men’s Soccer Loses In Overtime At Pittsburgh, 1-0

Posted by Press Release on October 22, 2014 at 6:31 am under College | Be the First to Comment

• Pittsburgh’s Kevin Murray scored in the 93rd minute to give Pitt a 1-0 win in overtime. • High Point outshot Pittsburgh, 17-9, in the game and put nine shots on frame. • Sophomore Renato Punyed and freshmen Ebe Kudolo and Avery Ryan led HPU with three shots apiece. PITTSBURGH, Pa. – The High Point …Read the Rest…

Elon Men’s Soccer Earns 2-1 Win Over Duke

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ELON, N.C. – The Elon University men’s soccer team earned a 2-1 victory over Duke on Tuesday night, Oct. 21, at Rudd Field in a key non-conference match between the two in-state rivals. The win for the Phoenix (8-4-3) was the first-ever for the program against the Blue Devils (5-8-1) in the 13th all-time meeting …Read the Rest…


Word on the Street:Baseball Coach out at N.C. A&T

Posted by Andy Durham on October 21, 2014 at 6:47 pm under College | Read the First Comment

World Series begins TONIGHT and we have baseball news on the local level…… Big changes seem to be on the horizon at N.C. A&T with the baseball program, as the ‘Word on the Street’ today has the baseball coach out and change on the way at the top spot….The word we received this afternoon is …Read the Rest…

“Third Down Cash Box” pays Duke students, not ‘Student-Athletes’ for stopping the opposition on 3rd Down

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This is one of the most creative ideas I have ever seen and at Duke’s Wallace Wade Stadium, the Duke students get paid if the football team stops their opponents on third down and this means, the ‘Student Athletes’ are doing the work on the football field, but the Duke students are the ones that …Read the Rest…

HPU Women’s Golf’s Sarah Bae Wins Individual Medal at Fighting Camel Classic

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• Sophomore Sarah Bae earned her first individual medal of the season with a score of 220 (70-72-78). • High Point finished in second as a team with a total score of 908 (300-300-308). • Junior Tan Cheeranont had the low HPU round of the day with a 74 and moved into a tie for …Read the Rest…


Elon’s Vargas Claims Fourth CAA Weekly Cross Country Honor

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RICHMOND, Va. – Luis Vargas of the Elon University men’s cross country team earned his fourth Colonial Athletic Association Men’s Runner of the Week honor on Tuesday, Oct. 21, as released by the league office. Vargas won his fourth consecutive race of the season on Saturday, Oct. 18, at the NCAA Pre-Nationals. The Angier, N.C., …Read the Rest…

CAA Releases Preseason Men’s Basketball Poll and Full TV Slate (Elon)

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RICHMOND, Va. – The Colonial Athletic Association released its 2014 Men’s Basketball Preseason Coaches Poll and complete television schedule on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at the league’s annual Media Day in Baltimore, Md. Elon was selected 10th in the poll, as the Phoenix enters its inaugural season in the CAA. Elon is coming off an 18-14 …Read the Rest…

Page’s Xavier Hill-Mais headed to Oakland University in Michigan and if it wasn’t for a scooter, he may be taking a different ride

Posted by Andy Durham on October 20, 2014 at 10:05 pm under College, High School | Be the First to Comment

Xavier Hill-Mais is headed to Oakland University in Michigan and if not for a scooter, he may have been looking at a different ride….. Coach Saddi Washington’s scooter helped Oakland stick out to Xavier Hill-Mais(Page High School)… from Dave Pemberton with the Daily Tribune at Oakland, Michigan:www.dailytribune.com In the competitive world of recruiting, coaches will …Read the Rest…

HPU Women’s Golf’s Sarah Bae Holds Day One Lead at Fighting Camel Classic

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• High Point shot 600 (300-300) and sits in second at the Fighting Camel Fall Classic. • Freshman Sarah Bae leads the individual standings with a two-under 142 (70-72). • Junior Tan Cheeranont also finished in the top five with a 36-hole score of 147 (74-73). BUIES CREEK, N.C. – Sophomore Sarah Bae leads the …Read the Rest…

Smith Announces Addition of Taylor to Elon Women’s Basketball Staff

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ELON, N.C. – Elon women’s basketball head coach Charlotte Smith has announced the addition of assistant coach Tasha Taylor to the Phoenix program. Taylor, a former player at Clemson, comes to Elon after serving in the same role at Limestone College for the past two years. “Tasha will be a tremendous asset to our program,” …Read the Rest…

HPU Men’s Soccer Sets HPU Division 1 Records In 10-0 Win Over Laurel University

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• High Point set a new HPU Div. I record with 10 goals in the 10-0 win over Laurel University • Freshman Avery Ryan scored four second-half goals to set a new HPU Div. I record. • Seven different players found the back of the net for High Point. HIGH POINT, N.C. – The High …Read the Rest…


Three Greensboro College Pride Players Earn USA South Weekly Honors

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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – The USA South Athletic Conference announced their weekly awards on Monday afternoon. Wille Marshall (Football), Craig Gage (Men’s Soccer), and Allison Gibson (Women’s Soccer) each received recognition for their performances on the field last week. Men’s Soccer Player of the Week Craig Gage, Greensboro – The junior midfielder from Knightdale, North Carolina …Read the Rest…

Elon Men’s Soccer to Welcome ACC Foe Duke on Tuesday

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ELON, N.C. – The Elon University men’s soccer team will look to extend its current four-match unbeaten streak as the Phoenix welcomes Atlantic Coast Conference foe and in-state rival Duke to Rudd Field on Tuesday, Oct. 21, in its final non-conference match of the season. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. Follow the Phoenix Fans …Read the Rest…

Elon’s Waterman Earns CAA Men’s Soccer Player of the Week Honors

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RICHMOND, Va. – Senior Jason Waterman of the Elon University men’s soccer team was named the Colonial Athletic Association Men’s Soccer Player of the Week on Monday, Oct. 20, as announced by the league office. The senior striker helped the Phoenix go undefeated last week in its two CAA matches at No. 21 UNC Wilmington …Read the Rest…

Elon Athletics Weekly Update

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ELON, N.C. – Every Monday, Phoenix fans can get a look at the week ahead with our “Elon Athletics Weekly Update” feature when we will preview all the week’s upcoming events for our sports teams. “Follow us” on Twitter at @elonphoenix and @elonscores, “Like” Elon Phoenix on Facebook and continue to check elonphoenix.com to stay …Read the Rest…

Elon Hosts Late Night With the Phoenix Basketball Teams on Friday

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ELON, N.C. – Join the Elon University men’s and women’s basketball teams on Friday night, Oct. 24, for the annual Late Night With the Phoenix event inside Alumni Gym. Admission is free with general admission seating. The event kicks off at 8:30 p.m. with doors set to open at 8:15 p.m. Late Night With the …Read the Rest…

GC Women’s Soccer Hold Off Ferrum 3-2 on Senior Day

Posted by Press Release on October 19, 2014 at 9:22 pm under College | Be the First to Comment

GREENSBORO, NC – The Pride women’s soccer team (8-5-1, 6-5-1 USAS) upended Ferrum College (7-8, 4-5 USAS) on Sunday afternoon by a 3-2 margin. Greensboro celebrated senior day prior to the match when they honored Allison Gibson and Sydney Boggs. Gibson got the Pride on the board first in the tenth minute when she collected …Read the Rest…


GC Pride Men’s Soccer Blank Panthers 3-0 on Senior Day

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro College’s Logan Rohde picked up his sixth shutout of the season on Sunday afternoon as the Pride men blanked the Panthers of Ferrum College 3-0. Prior to the start of the game Greensboro College recognized Marco Figueroa, George Dimopoulos, and Adam Smith who played their final home regular season game for …Read the Rest…

College and Pro Numbers coming in out of the Football Weekend(New #’s and stats here)

Posted by Andy Durham on at 7:17 pm under College, High School | Be the First to Comment

More numbers coming today, tonight and tomorrow…. College and Pro Props coming out of the Football Weekend(New #’s and stats here) Guilford College Numbers from Saturday: QB:Matt Pawlowski(Northwest Guilford) was 20-28 for 168 yards, with 1 TD… K/P:Tyler Hunt(Eastern Guilford HS) went 5-5 PAT kicks, plus he had 4 Punts for a 37.2 yard avg., …Read the Rest…

Elon Volleyball Phoenix Closes Out Home Stretch Against Cougars

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ELON, N.C. – The Elon volleyball team closed out a stretch of three home matches in four days today, Oct. 19, against College of Charleston. The Cougars (14-9, 6-2 CAA) claimed a 3-0 (20-25, 26-28, 21-25) win over the Phoenix (5-19, 0-8 CAA) in Alumni Gym. “We started out tonight a little too passive defensively …Read the Rest…