Category: 8itorials

Max Gongaware

One Last Time at Alumni Gym

8itorials, Articles

Well, that’s a wrap for Elon’s Alumni Gym. I just watched the final men’s basketball game that will ever be played in the facility; a facility where I spent many, many hours during my time as an Elon student from 2008-2012. This quaint little gym will hold a special spot in my heart forever. I… Read more »

Time To Give Debbie Her Due


Out in the West Texas town of El Paso, I fell in love with a Gibsonville girl When she arrived the athletics were floundering She turned the department into a pearl….. As NC State’s football team prepares to face (and, likely, beat) Arizona State in the Sun Bowl, it might be a good time to… Read more »

Carolina Panthers

Carolina Panthers Need Consistency to to Ace Class

8itorials, Opinion

If the NFL was a classroom, it would be filled with C students. Through seven weeks, there are no undefeated teams, and there is only one team (Philadelphia) that has lost just one time. But all C-students aren’t built the same. There are those that are consistently mediocre, and then those that tantalize the teacher… Read more »

8 Gr8 Yom Kippur Movies

8itorials, Articles

L’shana Tova, y’all! Last week, my people celebrated one of our biggest holidays, Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year. Every year, we watch as the calendar turns from the month of Elul to the month of Tishrei. We do this while eating apples and honey, symbolizing the beginning of a “sweet new year.” It’s delicious…. Read more »

Who’s the best football coach in the Big 4?

8itorials, Opinion

You’ll never hear anyone lauding the Big 4 of Duke, North Carolina, NC State and Wake as football powerhouses, but it’s impossible to ignore that we’re in a pretty good spot here locally. Much like the ACC as a whole, coaching talent and stability have led to a sharp increase in success on the field…. Read more »

#919toMLS – 8 hard truths to consider

8itorials, Opinion

With the MLS in Raleigh today to talk expansion, here are 8 truths, some of them uncomfortable, about the possibility of the Triangle adding another top-level professional team: 1. Soccer is awesome and nobody cares if you think otherwise I’m talking to you, dinosaur. Yeah, those jokes about orange slices and juice boxes were funny… Read more »