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Sixth-grade athletes? Not in Chapel Hill-Carrboro middle-school sports

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Superintendent Pamela Baldwin and others cited the difficulties that students transitioning from elementary school to middle school already face, the added expense, the size differences between sixth-graders and older students, and said allowing sixth-graders on teams would mean more cuts of seventh- and eighth-graders.

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Mia Davidson breaks NCHSAA home run record

Orange senior Mia Davidson hits a grand slam at Northern Vance on Friday, March 23, 2017 to break the NCHSAA career home run record with 44.
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Mia Davidson breaks NCHSAA home run record

The moon takes a “bite out of the sun” at the Morehead Planetarium 1:21

The moon takes a “bite out of the sun” at the Morehead Planetarium

Eclipse makes for a party at UNC's Morehead Planetarium 1:02

Eclipse makes for a party at UNC's Morehead Planetarium

Eclipse makes for a party at UNC's Morehead Planetarium 1:02

Eclipse makes for a party at UNC's Morehead Planetarium