Author: Max Gongaware


Max Gongaware

Just Go!

8itorials, Articles, Opinion

I understand why you’re not here at the CAA Tournament with me: The CAA is a one-bid conference. There aren’t any “brand name” schools that play in the CAA. Even for the mid-major level, there aren’t really brand name schools. Hofstra maybe? College of Charleston? It’s not the CAA it used to be. The CAA with… Read more »

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Phoenix Ready to Rise into CAA Tourney?

Articles, Articles, Sports

Earlier this week, I wrote about year one at Schar Center (Elon’s brand-new basketball arena). What I did not write much about, however, was Elon’s actual basketball season. The Phoenix collected wins in three of its final four regular season games (including back-to-back dominant road wins over James Madison and Towson) and appears to be… Read more »

The State of Schar Center Address

8itorials, Articles, Opinion

The inaugural season at Elon’s brand-new Schar Center has come to an end, with mixed results. The highlight of the season was certainly the home-opener vs. UNC. For one night, the arena was full, electric, and we were given a glimpse of what is (hopefully) to come for Elon’s home atmosphere. Then Elon lost by… Read more »

UVa Earns Postseason Win In Charlotte

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It’s the Belk Bowl, babbbyyyy! You love it. We love it. And it never disappoints. Yes, the 2018 Belk Bowl featured a school that SC8 has repeatedly, non-sensically, and ceaselessly mocked since its basketball team lost in embarrassing, historic fashion right here in Charlotte earlier this year (UVa) vs. a team that – well – is from… Read more »

The Pep Band Content You Asked For

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Pep Bands play music. Music is just a series of the same 8 notes being repeated in a variety of patterns. Okay, it’s a bit more complicated than that. The notes themselves change based on which key a song is in. Sometimes a song’s key can change midway through. Beyonce’s “Love on Top” showed us… Read more »

Elon Participates in Schar Center Grand Opening

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#8things from UNC vs. Elon Who won? The UNC Tar Heels beat the Elon Phoenix, 116-67, on Friday night in what was the grand opening for Elon’s Schar Center. Why? UNC’s talent advantage made itself most visible on the glass, as the Heels outrebounded the Phoenix, 60-31. UNC grabbed 24 offensive rebounds while Elon only… Read more »

Elon Routs Randolph in Exhibition Action

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Look… it’s an exhibition game, but Elon #content is important to me. I’ll try to keep this short. Here are 8 things from tonight’s game… 1. Who won? The Elon Phoenix defeated Randolph College Wildcats 98-45 on Tuesday night at the brand new (and spectacular) Schar Center. We've got a final at Schar Center. Elon… Read more »