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Ridge Spring Sports Launching With College-Committed Athletes - Patch.com

Thu, 03/28/2013 - 17:07

Ridge Spring Sports Launching With College-Committed Athletes
Patch.com
... High Point University, in High Point, N.C; Andrea Rijo - Amherst College in Amherst, Mass.; Kaitlin Neilands — Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, Pa.; Tara Cuddihy — Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa.; and Meagan Quigley — Elon University, in ...

NC says jobless rate down notch to 9.4 percent - WRAL.com

Thu, 03/28/2013 - 14:40

WRAL.com

NC says jobless rate down notch to 9.4 percent
WRAL.com
Although the state unemployment rate has barely improved from 9.5 percent in February 2012, the state's non-farm workforce of 4 million grew by 81,000 workers in the past year, Elon University economist Mark Kurt said. "The year-to-year changes are ...

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Gun control backers struggle to win some Democrats - WIS

Thu, 03/28/2013 - 07:04

Gun control backers struggle to win some Democrats
WIS
March surveys by the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute found more than 9 in 10 people in Florida and Virginia backing expanded background checks, the same margin found by an Elon University Poll in North Carolina in February. Analysts say people ...

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College Baseball Roundup: No. 1 North Carolina stop Winthrop, moves to 23-1 - Charlotte Observer

Thu, 03/28/2013 - 05:17

Rant Sports

College Baseball Roundup: No. 1 North Carolina stop Winthrop, moves to 23-1
Charlotte Observer
1 North Carolina rode a four-run seventh inning to a 6-2 victory Wednesday against Winthrop at Boshamer Stadium. The Tar Heels (23-1) jumped a lead after the first inning when Michael Russell opened with a double and came around to score on a Landon ...
College Roundup: North Carolina beats WinthropWinston-Salem Journal

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Elon Deals CofC First Conference Loss - Beach Carolina Magazine

Thu, 03/28/2013 - 03:35

Beach Carolina Magazine

Elon Deals CofC First Conference Loss
Beach Carolina Magazine
Senior and reigning SoCon Player of the Week Christin Newman (Greensboro, N.C.) and her sophomore partner Samantha Maddox (Lexington, Ky.) closed out the doubles point with an 8-4 victory over Briana Berne and Taylor Casey of Elon on Court 3 to put ...
Men's Tennis Welcomes UCNG, #74 SamfordASU Appalachian Mountaineers

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Long Ball Lifts Pirates To 11-4 Win Over Phoenix - ECUPirates.com

Thu, 03/28/2013 - 02:16

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Long Ball Lifts Pirates To 11-4 Win Over Phoenix
ECUPirates.com
ELON, N.C. - Chase McDonald belted two of East Carolina's four home runs and Ryan Williams tossed 4.1 perfect innings of relief with seven strikeouts lifting the Pirates to an 11-4 victory over Elon Wednesday afternoon at Latham Park. With the win the ...

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UNCG overpowers A&T in baseball - Greensboro News & Record

Wed, 03/27/2013 - 02:45

UNCG overpowers A&T in baseball
Greensboro News & Record
HIGH POINT 8, ELON 0: The Panthers (13-12) took advantage of six errors by the Phoenix (14-10) to win a nonconference game at Williard Stadium. Ryan Retz (3-1) pitched five scoreless innings and went 2-for-4 with an RBI. NORTH CAROLINA 3, VCU 2 ...

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On Campus 3/26/13 - Sanford Herald (registration)

Tue, 03/26/2013 - 09:00

On Campus 3/26/13
Sanford Herald (registration)
The Pirates will play four games this week, facing William and Mary today, traveling to Elon on Wednesday, and then playing a two-game series with North Carolina Central this weekend. Justin Cox (SLHS) and Ferrum College (11-17, 5-15) finished 1-3 last ...

Part-time MBA program at Wake Forest is tops in the state - Winston-Salem Journal

Tue, 03/26/2013 - 01:58

Part-time MBA program at Wake Forest is tops in the state
Winston-Salem Journal
UNC Charlotte is tied for 50th, Elon University is tied for 69th, N.C. State University is tied for 73rd, UNC Greensboro is tied for 117th, UNC Wilmington is tied for 157th and Winston-Salem State University is tied for 212th. The magazine's 2014 ...

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Campaign focuses on safety on the tracks - Burlington Times News

Mon, 03/25/2013 - 22:05

Campaign focuses on safety on the tracks
Burlington Times News
In spring 2010, the N.C. Railroad Co. opened a pedestrian tunnel at Elon that connects Lebanon and Trollinger avenues. According to data from the Federal Railroad Administration Office of Safety Analysis, there were four fatalities along train tracks ...

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Cowgirls beat Elon to advance to WBI semis - Sulphur Southwest Daily News

Sun, 03/24/2013 - 17:08

Cowgirls beat Elon to advance to WBI semis
Sulphur Southwest Daily News
ELON, N.C. — Ashlyn Baggett scored her 2,000th career point and made her 300th career three-pointer to lead McNeese in a 66-58 win over Elon Saturday. The Cowgirls advance to the semifinal round and will play at the winner of the Lamar/South Dakota ...

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Books: 'Dwon the Wild Cape Fear' by Philip Gerard - Fayetteville Observer

Sun, 03/24/2013 - 04:08

Books: 'Dwon the Wild Cape Fear' by Philip Gerard
Fayetteville Observer
Dr. Nancy Smith Midgette of Elon University merged the two volumes. The book is $24.55, which includes shipping, and can be ordered from the division's online store at nc-historical-publications.stores. yahoo.net, or with a credit card by calling 919 ...

Thousands brave rain for Steeplechase - The Augusta Chronicle

Sun, 03/24/2013 - 02:09

Thousands brave rain for Steeplechase
The Augusta Chronicle
“We've had three generations here,” said Natalie Pierce, of Elon, N.C. “We love horses. We've met a lot of people over the years who are owners, riders, trainers, announcers. We've made a lot of friendships over the last 30 years. We've just really ...

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Early Lead Lifts Elon over WCU, 8-5, to Even the Series - catamountsports.com

Sat, 03/23/2013 - 23:39

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Early Lead Lifts Elon over WCU, 8-5, to Even the Series
catamountsports.com
Cullowhee, N.C. - Western Carolina fell behind early on Saturday afternoon as Elon pulled out to a six run lead through the first three innings before the Catamounts dropped the second game of the three-game series, 8-5, at Childress Field / Hennon ...

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Debut Jazz Album Release Party Sunday for Parkland Grad - Patch.com

Sat, 03/23/2013 - 17:23

Allentown Morning Call

Debut Jazz Album Release Party Sunday for Parkland Grad
Patch.com
Varcoe began her jazz career as the vocalist for the Elon University Jazz Ensemble in Elon, NC. She traveled with the ensemble to Europe where she sang at The United States Consulate General and the Hamburg International School in Germany, as well as ...
Jazz CD release party by Parkland gradAllentown Morning Call

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Catamount Baseball Returns Home to Host Elon in SoCon Action - catamountsports.com

Fri, 03/22/2013 - 04:00

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Catamount Baseball Returns Home to Host Elon in SoCon Action
catamountsports.com
Cullowhee, N.C. - In a showdown of the top two teams in the Southern Conference Coaches' preseason polls, Western Carolina returns to the friendly confines of Childress Field / Hennon Stadium to host the Elon Phoenix for a three-game weekend league ...

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Meghan Ciarfello, formerly of Flemington, is married - Hunterdon County Democrat - NJ.com

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 19:42

Meghan Ciarfello, formerly of Flemington, is married
Hunterdon County Democrat - NJ.com
The bride is a graduate of Elon University, where she received her bachelor's degree in middle grades education and a graduate of North Carolina State University where she received her master's degree in educational leadership. The groom is a graduate ...

Local College Roundup: TCNJ divers Roskos, Lucchesi earn All-American honors - The Times of Trenton - NJ.com

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 04:26

Local College Roundup: TCNJ divers Roskos, Lucchesi earn All-American honors
The Times of Trenton - NJ.com
ELON, N.C. — Ryan Kinsella's one-out single with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth lifted Elon (12-8) to victory over Princeton (1-13). Billy Arendt went 3-for-4 with a run while Mike Ford drove in five runs for the Tigers. In the nightcap ...

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49ers pitcher follows his heart, chooses football, his 'first love' - Charlotte Observer

Wed, 03/20/2013 - 00:56

Charlotte Observer

49ers pitcher follows his heart, chooses football, his 'first love'
Charlotte Observer
He received football offers from NCAA Football Championship Division schools like Appalachian State and Elon and Division II Catawba. But he was more highly regarded in baseball and elected to play for the 49ers over East Carolina and N.C. State.

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