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Elon Football Holds Annual Spring Game - WFMY News 2

Sat, 05/04/2013 - 01:12

Elon Football Holds Annual Spring Game
WFMY News 2
Written By Elon Sports Information Dept. ELON, N.C. - The Elon University football team held its annual Spring Game on Friday night, May 3, at Rhodes Stadium, as Elon (offense) defeated the Phoenix (defense), 61-50, with a modified scoring system in place.

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A&T Falls To Elon, Awaits Big Weekend - NCAT Aggies

Fri, 05/03/2013 - 11:17

A&T Falls To Elon, Awaits Big Weekend
NCAT Aggies
ELONNorth Carolina A&T softball played a doubleheader at Elon Wednesday evening ahead of what will be a big weekend three-game series at N.C. Central . On the downside, the Phoenix defeated the Aggies 1-0 and 4-2 at Hunt Softball Park. On the ...

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Ravens agree to terms with sixth-round pick Ryan Jensen, seventh-round pick ... - Baltimore Sun (blog)

Thu, 05/02/2013 - 22:49

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Ravens agree to terms with sixth-round pick Ryan Jensen, seventh-round pick ...
Baltimore Sun (blog)
Mellette didn't play football until he was a sophomore in high school growing up in Sanford, N.C., where he initially concentrated on basketball. Now Mellette is the first Elon player to go to the Senior Bowl and the first Elon player to get drafted ...
Report: Ravens agree with Ricky Wagner, Aaron MelletteNBCSports.com

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A&T Falls To Elon, Awaits Big Weekend - NCAT Aggies

Thu, 05/02/2013 - 02:31

A&T Falls To Elon, Awaits Big Weekend
NCAT Aggies
ELONNorth Carolina A&T softball played a doubleheader at Elon Wednesday evening ahead of what will be a big weekend three-game series at N.C. Central . On the downside, the Phoenix defeated the Aggies 1-0 and 4-2 at Hunt Softball Park. On the ...

Francis, Bryant to be inducted into NC Hall of Fame - WRALSportsFan.com

Thu, 05/02/2013 - 00:52

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Francis, Bryant to be inducted into NC Hall of Fame
WRALSportsFan.com
He is a member of the Lenoir-Rhyne Sports Hall of Fame, and he served for many years as secretary-treasurer of the N.C. Coaches Association. A 1971 graduate of Elon College (now Elon University), Rich McGeorge was a first-round draft choice of the ...
Special Olympian Marty Sheets to enter NC Sports Hall of FameCharlotte Observer

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CBS 60 Minutes Lara Logan Engages Elon University Students On Faith - WFMY News 2

Wed, 05/01/2013 - 15:33

CBS 60 Minutes Lara Logan Engages Elon University Students On Faith
WFMY News 2
Elon, NC-- Elon University students have been urged to reach out to people who have a different faith. The Times-News of Burlington reported that students at the spring convocation Tuesday were challenged to push their religious and social boundaries.

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Elon students urged to branch out - WLOS

Wed, 05/01/2013 - 10:41

Elon students urged to branch out
WLOS
ELON, N.C. (AP) -- Elon University students have been urged to reach out to people who have a different faith. The Times-News of Burlington reported (http://bit.ly/13LmVQ9) that students at the spring convocation Tuesday were challenged to push their ...

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Elon University to host gun violence discussion - News & Observer

Wed, 05/01/2013 - 08:44

Elon Local News

Elon University to host gun violence discussion
News & Observer
ELON, N.C. — A panel consisting of a school chaplain, a police chief and a law professor is scheduled to lead a discussion of gun violence in the United States. The discussion scheduled for Wednesday at Elon University is free and open to the public.
Elon gun violence debate robust, civilBurlington Times News

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Draft worth wait for Elon's Mellette - Burlington Times News

Sun, 04/28/2013 - 04:48

Draft worth wait for Elon's Mellette
Burlington Times News
RALEIGH — Carlos Rodon answered the call for North Carolina State as the Wolfpack defeated North Carolina 7-3 on Saturday night at sold-out Doak Field. Rodon, the All-American left-hander, kept the Tar Heels in check as N.C. State evened the highly ...

Margaret Ihrie Crawford -- Burlington, N.C. - The Times and Democrat

Sat, 04/27/2013 - 04:44

Margaret Ihrie Crawford -- Burlington, N.C.
The Times and Democrat
The funeral service will be held at First United Methodist Church of Elon on Monday, April 29, at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Keith Sexton officiating. There will be a reception following the service in the narthex of the church. Margaret was born in Zebulon ...

Student earns spot in national film contest - Mainely Media

Fri, 04/26/2013 - 14:16

Student earns spot in national film contest
Mainely Media
Michael Tahan, Kennebunk High School graduate and student at Elon University in Elon, N.C., is one of four finalists for the Sprite Film Competition. Tahan will make a 60-second short. The winner, to be decided in late June, will receive a $30,000 ...

UNC wins 40th game of season - News & Observer

Thu, 04/25/2013 - 04:02

UNC wins 40th game of season
News & Observer
Softball. N.C. State 11, Elon 0 (5): Junior first baseman Leah Jones had a three-run home run singled home two more as the Wolfpack (27-18-1) won in five innings on the road against the Phoenix (16-29). Tennis. ACC Awards: North Carolina senior Gina ...

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Elon student's research may help on crime scenes - myfox8.com

Thu, 04/25/2013 - 00:17

Elon student's research may help on crime scenes
myfox8.com
Posted on: 7:46 pm, April 24, 2013, by Jasmine Spencer, updated on: 07:47pm, April 24, 2013. ELON, N.C.–Elon University undergraduate research could help investigators reduce the time it takes for investigators to identify explosive devices. Students ...

Mocs Fall to Elon in SoCon Semis - GoMocs.com

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 02:05

Mocs Fall to Elon in SoCon Semis
GoMocs.com
The Phoenix opened by winning the doubles point on its home court at the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center in Elon, N.C. Cameron Silverman and Stefan Fortmann defeated seniors Ankit Chopra (Chandigrah, India) and Roberto Vieira (Bedfordview, South Africa) ...

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Poll: More in NC support end to gay Scout ban - Charlotte Observer

Fri, 04/19/2013 - 20:11

Poll: More in NC support end to gay Scout ban
Charlotte Observer
More North Carolina residents favor an end to the Boy Scouts' ban on gay youth members than those who oppose it, according to an Elon University poll conducted this month. The poll released Friday shows 49 percent of those questioned said they support ...

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Duke Faces No. 1 North Carolina This Weekend - GoDuke.com

Fri, 04/19/2013 - 00:25

Duke Faces No. 1 North Carolina This Weekend
GoDuke.com
North Carolina is 36-2 (15-2 ACC) after picking up a pair of wins over Coastal Carolina and Elon during the week. Friday's game marks the 276th meeting between Duke and North Carolina. The two teams first met April 17, 1891 as the Tar Heels lead the ...

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Elon Poll: Public opposes several proposed NC laws - Charlotte Business Journal (blog)

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 15:48

Elon Poll: Public opposes several proposed NC laws
Charlotte Business Journal (blog)
The latest Elon University Poll found that North Carolinians are mostly opposed to state legislative proposals to shorten the early-voting period in the state and to lift the requirement for motorcycle helmets, among other legislative measures, The ...

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UNC tops Elon in baseball behind big nights from Frank, Moran - News & Observer

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 04:11

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UNC tops Elon in baseball behind big nights from Frank, Moran
News & Observer
CHAPEL HILL — Chaz Frank and Colin Moran combined for six hits and plated seven runs as North Carolina claimed a 14-5 win against Elon at Boshamer Stadium Wednesday night. The Tar Heels (36-2) overcame an early 1-0 deficit thanks to a six-run, ...
BSB: No. 1 UNC erases Elon, 14-5WRALSportsFan.com

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Local Roundup: SHS falls on Senior Night - Statesboro Herald

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 02:28

Local Roundup: SHS falls on Senior Night
Statesboro Herald
Georgia Southern women's tennis is headed to the Southern Conference Tournament as the No. 7 seed and will face No. 10 Wofford in a 1 p.m. matchup today at the Burlington Tennis Center in Elon, N.C.. The Eagles (9-11, 4-6 SoCon) are taking a two match ...

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Elon Poll finds public opposes several proposed N.C. laws - The Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 22:08

Elon Poll finds public opposes several proposed N.C. laws
The Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
The latest Elon University Poll found that North Carolinians are mostly opposed to state legislative proposals to lift the requirement for motorcycle helmets and reduce the amount of time for early voting among other bills. The poll also found support ...

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