Blog: UNC Sports

May. 09, 2014 @ 11:34 PM

Tar Heel women fall to 11th at NCAA Central Regional golf

UNC, which was tied for 8th after opening round, slides to a tie for 11th in Stillwater, Okla. UNC's Katherine Perry falls four slots to a tie for seventh place.


May. 09, 2014 @ 07:24 PM

UNC stops VCU in NCAA opener, to host Georgia State Sat.

Seventh seed North Carolina won 4-0 over VCU in the first round of the NCAA Women’s Tennis Championship on Friday afternoon from Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center.

May. 09, 2014 @ 06:04 PM

Florida State eliminates UNC in ACC softball semifinals

North Carolina’s 2014 season came to a close Friday as the Tar Heels were eliminated from the ACC Softball Tournament 9-1 in five innings by top seed Florida State at the University of Maryland.

May. 08, 2014 @ 11:01 PM

Lions' Mane Man: UNC's Ebron goes No. 10, gets engaged

Tight end Eric Ebron proposes in afternoon to UNC women's basketball player Brittany Roundtree, finds perfect mate in Detroit Lions Thursday night.

May. 08, 2014 @ 10:37 PM

Duke women 4th, UNC T-8th in NCAA golf regionals

Third-ranked Duke shot a 4-under 284 Thursday in the opening round of the 54-hole NCAA East Regional women’s golf tournament at SouthWood Golf Club, good for fourth place, seven shots behind tournament leader 13th-ranked Vanderbilt.

May. 08, 2014 @ 08:09 PM

Tar Heels, Seminoles to meet in ACC softball semifinals Friday

Fifth-seeded North Carolina downed fourth-seeded rival and defending ACC champion N.C. State  8-4  in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference Softball Championship and earned a shot at top-seeded Florida State in Friday’s 1 p.m. semifinal.

May. 08, 2014 @ 07:42 PM

Duke, UNC to host Miami, FSU in key ACC series this weekend

UNC will host Atlantic Division leader Florida State at Boshamer Stadium (Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 1 p.m., Sunday at 1 p.m.), while Duke will face Coastal Division leader Miami at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park (Friday at 6 p.m., Saturday at 1 p.m., Sunday at noon).

May. 07, 2014 @ 05:03 PM

NFL DRAFT: UNC TE Eric Ebron happy to go anywhere in 1st round

Greensboro native Eric Ebron is expected to be the first tight end taken when the NFL Draft begins Thursday at Radio City Music Hall in New York.

May. 07, 2014 @ 03:44 PM

Duke sports rock NCAA academic scoreboard

Reigning national champion Duke men's lacrosse was one of 14 Duke athletic teams honored by the NCAA on Wednesday with Public Recognition Awards. The NCAA presents the awards annually to teams that finish in the top 10 percent of their respective sport based on the most recent multi-year Academic Performance Rate (APR).

May. 02, 2014 @ 07:41 PM

Diamond DeShields' departure still mystifies UNC's Hatchell

North Carolina coach Sylvia Hatchell still hasn’t figured out why star player Diamond DeShields is leaving UNC, but the freshman has received an unconditional release to transfer to another school.

May. 02, 2014 @ 01:49 PM

Hatchell: "I wish I knew" why DeShields left UNC

North Carolina coach Sylvia Hatchell said she still hasn’t figured out why star player Diamond DeShields is leaving UNC, but the freshman has received an unconditional release to transfer to another school

May. 01, 2014 @ 05:36 PM

ACC/Big Ten Challenge: Duke visits Wisconsin, UNC hosts Iowa

Duke will visit Wisconsin in a battle of potential top-five teams while North Carolina will host Iowa for just the second time as part of the 2014 ACC/Big Ten Challenge. The pairings were announced Thursday by ESPN. In ESPN early preseason polls, Duke is No. 2, Wisconsin No. 4, UNC No. 6 and Iowan No. 25.

Apr. 26, 2014 @ 10:41 PM

No. 8 UVA stops No. 6 UNC 13-11 in ACC Showcase lacrosse

 No. 8 Virginia outscored No. 6 North Carolina 9-3 over the last 33 minutes of the game to rally past the Tar Heels 13-11 in the ACC Showcase game at PPL Park late Saturday.

Apr. 26, 2014 @ 10:18 PM

Tar Heels move into tie for 6th with win over Tech

Alex Raburn had a career-high three hits and Parks Jordan drove in a pair of runs as North Carolina beat Virginia Tech 6-4 Saturday night at Boshamer Stadium.

Apr. 26, 2014 @ 09:42 PM

ACC MEN'S TENNIS: UNC swamps Duke, to face UVA for title

Despite rallyied from a dropped doubles point twice this season to defeat rival North Carolina, the 11th-ranked Duke men’s tennis team was unable to complete the comeback Saturday, falling to the Tar Heels 4-1 in the ACC Championship semifinals at Cary Tennis Park.