Sports: Colleges

May. 19, 2015 @ 08:50 AM

ACC Tournament visitor spending could exceed $16M

Durham, DBAP hope to become permanent home for ACC baseball tournament

May. 19, 2015 @ 08:46 AM

Rebuilt pitching staff has Wolfpack rolling

NC State has survived loss of Rodon to big leagues

May. 18, 2015 @ 08:46 PM

Duke’s Stevens, Greenwell make USA teams

Plus more sports tidbits here in "Fanfare"

May. 18, 2015 @ 08:13 PM

Slumping Tar Heels aim to pick it up in ACC tourney

As the No. 8 seed out of 10 seeds in the ACC Tournament, UNC barely made it in after dropping six consecutive ACC games over the last two weekends.

May. 17, 2015 @ 07:07 PM

Maryland brings pain to UNC

UNC's final four drought in men's lacrosse since 1993 continues

May. 16, 2015 @ 08:04 PM

BATTLE OF BLUES: Tar Heels nip PSU, to meet Duke in NCAA semis

For the fifth time in the last seven years, the North Carolina women’s lacrosse team is final four-bound. Despite trailing unseeded Big Ten champion Penn State by as many as four goals in the second half — matching the team’s largest deficit this season — the No. 2 Tar Heels used their signature grit to push back against the Nittany Lions for an 11-8 win Saturday. With the win, the Tar Heels are bound for the final four in Philadelphia to face rival Duke with a national title game berth on the line.

May. 16, 2015 @ 07:46 PM

Fanfare: ACC Championship baseball tournament seeds set

Louisville and Miami are the top two seeds for the ACC baseball tournament and North Carolina will be part of the opening day schedule on Tuesday at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. ... UNC to open play at 3 p.m. Tuesday.

May. 16, 2015 @ 07:11 PM

Duke men advance to NCAA Championship golf tournament

The Duke men’s golf team capped off the NCAA Lubbock Regional with a two-over 286 to finish third and advance to the NCAA Championship tournament with an eight-under 844 here Saturday. Freshman Adam Wood and sophomore Max Greyserman paced the Blue Devils Saturday with two-under 69s at the Rawls Course (par 71, 7,349 yards).

May. 16, 2015 @ 06:40 PM

Duke closes with ACC baseball series win over Wake

Duke finished the 2015 season with a series-clinching, 8-1 victory over Wake Forest Saturday at Jack Coombs Field.

May. 16, 2015 @ 06:29 PM

Duke tops Tigers, advances to final four

Playing their last game at Koskinen Stadium, a core group of Duke senior women’s lacrosse players achieved something they’d waited their entire careers to feel on Saturday. Clamp-down defense and just enough effective plays on offense led No. 3-seeded Duke to a 7-3 NCAA Tournament quarterfinal win over Princeton. For the first time since 2011, Duke (16-4) will play in the sport’s final four.

May. 16, 2015 @ 06:19 PM

Tar Heel golfers take 8th, eliminated from NCAAs

With only the top five regional team finishers advancing to the national championship tournament on May 29, the Tar Heels were eliminated and their season ended.

May. 16, 2015 @ 06:42 PM

UVA completes sweep of Tar Heels; UNC opens ACC Tuesday

North Carolina will play in a Tuesday opening game at the ACC Baseball Championship at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

May. 16, 2015 @ 03:37 PM

TCU stops UNC men in NCAA quarters

Tar Heels narrowly miss winning doubles point and TCU rolls to win on strength of singles

May. 15, 2015 @ 09:17 PM

UNC women's lacrosse resets ahead of the NCAA quarterfinals

For teams fortunate enough to advance past their regular season, the postseason ushers in entirely different animal as the teams reset ahead of the do-or-die grind. 

But while most teams recalibrate just once before starting the conference and national tournaments, the North Carolina women's lacrosse team starts fresh after each game, a new season every week.

May. 15, 2015 @ 08:52 PM

UNC men face Maryland in NCAA quarters

Former ACC rivals play with spot in men's lacrosse final four on the line