North Carolina Tar Heels Headlines
North Carolina Tar Heels Headlines
Intense might not be a strong enough adjective to describe North Carolina pitcher Trent Thornton when he's on the mound for the Heels.
Zach Houchins had four hits and Ryan Williams worked the final 4.2 innings out of the bullpen as East Carolina hung on for a 3-2 win over visiting North Carolina Tuesday.
Michael Russell hit a two-run homer in the fifth to give Carolina its first lead of the series, and Zac Gallen and Reilly Hovis made it hold up as the Tar Heels beat No. 1 Virginia 4-2 Sunday afternoon at Davenport Field.
Benton Moss allowed just three hits in 7.2 innings of work but Virginia made the most of them as the top-ranked Cavaliers beat North Carolina 3-1 Saturday afternoon at Davenport Field.
Brandon Downes drove in three runs and Nathan Kirby outdueled Trent Thornton as No. 1 Virginia topped North Carolina 3-2 Friday night at Davenport Field.
North Carolina scored three times in the bottom of the ninth to beat visiting Elon 5-4 Wednesday.
The reading specialist who questioned the literacy level of athletes who were admitted to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has met with an investigator looking into academic fraud at the school.
Tuesday's match up between UNC and NC State at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park was cancelled due to inclement weather.
Wake Forest raced out to a 5-1 lead and held on late to salvage the finale of a three-game series with a 6-5 win over No. 29 North Carolina Sunday.
Michael Russell's sacrifice fly scored Adam Pate in the bottom of the seventh, and No. 29 North Carolina held on for a 4-3 win over Wake Forest Saturday night at Boshamer Stadium.
Mitch Trubisky closed spring drills with a solid finish in his battle to wrestle North Carolina's starting job away from Marquise Williams.
Trent Thornton matched a career high with 10 strikeouts over eight shutout innings and Tyler Ramirez hit a grand slam for his first home run as a Tar Heel as No. 29 North Carolina beat Wake Forest 9-0 Friday night at Boshamer Stadium.
It has been said that the toughest thing in football is catching a punt. WRAL-TV's Mandy Mitchell and Jared Fialko prove the difficulty.
Seth Littrell took the job running North Carolina's offense to play the same fast-paced style that coach Larry Fedora wants. He's been focused through spring practices on learning what he has to work with to make that system go-go-go.
Outside experts hired by UNC-Chapel Hill say research data doesn't support claims of widespread low literacy levels among student-athletes at the school.
Coastal Carolina scored three times on a sacrifice fly and two safety squeeze plays and No. 29 North Carolina fell to the Chanticleers 3-2 Wednesday night at Boshamer Stadium.
The Student Athletes Human Rights Project filed a complaint Friday with the federal Office for Civil Rights alleging the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill discriminated against male athletes, especially black, male athletes, in assigning more of them to so-called 'paper classes.' In directing athletes to those classes, the complaint says, the university deprived them of the same quality education available to other student-athletes.
Zac Gallen and Reilly Hovis combined to allow just two runs on five hits and No. 30 Carolina pounded out 16 hits as the Tar Heels scored a series-clinching 12-2 win over Boston College Sunday afternoon at Commander Shea Field.
Trent Thornton tossed a three-hit shutout and No. 30 North Carolina topped Boston College 7-0 in the series opener Friday afternoon at Commander Shea Field.
If you go by NBA draft projections, James Michael McAdoo is making a mistake by foregoing his senior college season at North Carolina.
Former Jordan High School track stand-out Tristine Johnson has fared well at the University of North Carolina. But her skills should come as no surprise considering her parents.
Two years ago it seemed that James Michael McAdoo was destined for the NBA Draft lottery. Twenty-four months later, it's doubtful that he's even a first-round pick.
University of North Carolina junior forward James Michael McAdoo will forgo his senior year of college basketball eligibility and enter the 2014 NBA Draft, university officials said Thursday.
No. 30 North Carolina snapped a six-game losing streak with a 9-4 win over visiting UNCW Tuesday night at Boshamer Stadium.
Former UNC football player Deunta Williams told Adam Gold and Joe Ovies on 99.9 FM The Fan Monday that he knew his participation in ESPN's 'Outside the Lines' segment would not go over well with some Tar Heel fans but wanted to be up front about his experience and how academics were handled.
For the first time since 1994, the Duke baseball team was able to sweep rival North Carolina in a three-game series as the Blue Devils defeated the Tar Heels 6-4 in the series finale Sunday afternoon at Jack Coombs Field.
With the bases loaded in the bottom of the 12th, redshirt senior Ryan Deitrich laced a single down the left field line to lift the Duke baseball team to a 9-8 walk-off victory over No. 19 North Carolina Saturday afternoon at a rain-soaked Jack Coombs Field. A gritty performance throughout, the Blue Devils trailed 6-1 in the third and 8-6 in the seventh before rallying to send the game to extra innings.
Drew Van Orden struck out 12 batters in eight innings and Duke held off a late rally to hand No. 18 North Carolina a 3-2 loss Friday afternoon at Jack Coombs Field.
North Carolina freshman Jamie Loeb is ranked No. 1 in the NCAA and she's already a National Champion at Carolina winning the indoor title last fall.
The contentious relationship between athletics and academics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was once again in the spotlight Thursday as six student-athletes addressed the Board of Trustees about the challenges they face each day.