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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.
Elon Men's Basketball sings the fight song after a loss to Furman.

Fear the Ellipsis: How Elon is Learning to Win

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“Yeah…” Ignore the “yeah.” Instead, put an emphasis on the ellipsis after it. The “yeah” is just filler, but the pause after the “yeah………” that’s where Elon’s first-year Basketball Coach Mike Schrage made his point after his team’s home loss to Towson last Thursday night. “Yeah… we just need to learn how to win.” It… Read more »

Media Musings: Wilkerson-New’s News? New Gig

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By R.L. Bynum Wilkerson-New leaves newspapers to run UNC-focused website With many good journalists laid off by newspapers every year and others lured out by buyouts, it’s nice when some can go out on their own terms and on their own timetable. Being still fairly young and having digital skills beyond what was expected of… Read more »

North Charleston Coliseum

Phoenix Ready to Rise into CAA Tourney?

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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 »

Your 2019 #ACCValentines

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  Valentine’s Day used to be the most forgettable of all holidays. The candy was good, but the holiday itself was a disaster. It seemed particularly taxing for single women and paired men, but it’s 2019 and in the interest of equality I’m not gonna stereotype and instead will just say: it sucked for everyone…. 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 »

Bridge The Gap: Miles Bridges presents intriguing options for the Hornets

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Normally Summer League is the special time of the NBA calendar that’s reserved for rookie overreactions. Media or fans see a guy light it up for 25 minutes out an Vegas and the tweets fly in: “I know this guy would be a star,” they say. Or, alternatively: “A few too many midrange jumpers from… Read more »