Category: Opinion


Hayes Permar

What does Hayes like about sports? Walk offs, walkovers, walk ups, walk outs, walks, Ewoks, “Walk Like A Man” by Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. He is from Wake County and dropped out of Davidson, UNC and NC State, jumps on whatever in-state bandwagon is currently tracking towards a championship and has a favorite team but pretends he doesn’t for journalistic purposes.

Open Letter To UVa Fan from SportsChannel8

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Dear UVa Fan: Congratulations on making the National Title game! We’re proud of the season you had and although you won’t hear us doing any A-C-C chants tonight, it is nice to have other teams in the conference do some of the heavy lifting to ensure our status as “best basketball conference.” Can you believe… Read more »

Just Go!

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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 »

The State of Schar Center Address

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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 »

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 »