Sports: UNC

Apr. 17, 2014 @ 04:23 PM

No. 8 Duke scores lone OT goal in 7-6 2OT win over No. 3 UNC

Junior attacker Kerrin Maurer buried a shot with 26.5 seconds remaining in the second overtime to lift eighth-ranked Duke over third-ranked North Carolina Wednesday evening in the first women’s lacrosse game to be played at Kenan Stadium. The regular season meeting between the Tobacco Road rivals went into overtime for the second-straight year, with the Blue Devils coming out on top by a 7-6 score.


Apr. 16, 2014 @ 10:18 PM

UNC surges late, nips Elon 5-4 with 3 in last of 9th

North Carolina overcomes a three-run deficit early and a 4-2 deficit late to turn back Elon 5-4 at Boshamer Stadium Wednesday night.


Apr. 16, 2014 @ 08:02 PM

UNC to host ACC Outdoor Track & Field Championships

Duke, UNC prepare for annual ACC Outdoor Track & Field Championships beginning Thursday, April 17 at UNC Chapel Hill.


Apr. 16, 2014 @ 07:20 PM

Red-hot Celine Boutier leads No. 3 Duke's ACC title pursuit

Duke carries the nation’s No. 3 ranking into Thursday's (April 17) opening round of the ACC women's golf championship at Greensboro's Sedgefield Country Club,, trailing only No. 1 Southern California and No. 2 UCLA. With no other ACC team in the top 10 (Clemson is No. 14), Duke is expected to win the league title before competing for an NCAA title next month.


Apr. 16, 2014 @ 06:56 PM

10,000-plus fans left out in rain as Duel at DBAP is postponed

More than 10,000 fans bought tickets to what they hoped would be another classic between North Carolina and N.C. State Tuesday night. What they got was a rainout.


Apr. 15, 2014 @ 12:39 AM

UNC-N.C. State rivalry returns to the DBAP

Last year’s series between North Carolina and N.C. State featured an 18-inning marathon in the ACC Tournament and two meetings in the College World Series.

But both programs have struggled this season. So when the teams meet today at a sold-out Durham Bulls Athletic Park (7 p.m., weather permitting) for what could be their only 2014 matchup, the result will be important for a different reason.

After combining to go 109-28 last season, both UNC (21-15) and N.C. State (20-15) are fighting to make the NCAA Tournament field this year. Aside from the bragging rights involved with beating a rival in front of at least 10,000 fans, both teams also need a win to improve their postseason resume.


Apr. 12, 2014 @ 10:31 PM

Tar Heels down Wake to take 2-0 ACC senies lead at home

Michael Russell’s sacrifice fly scored Adam Pate in the bottom of the seventh, and North Carolina held on for a 4-3 ACC baseball win over Wake Forest Saturday night at Boshamer Stadium.


Apr. 12, 2014 @ 10:12 PM

No. 7 Syracuse stops No. 4 UNC men in double OT

Billy Ward scored at the 2:57 mark of the second overtime period to lift seventh-ranked Syracuse (8-3, 2-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) to an 11-10 victory over fourth-ranked North Carolina (9-3, 2-3) on Saturday evening in the Carrier Dome.


Apr. 12, 2014 @ 08:25 PM

DUELING QBs: Trubisky-Williams battle heats up

Though Mitch Trubisky didn’t have a highlight-reel moment, he led the offense to 38 points during the Blue team’s 38-17 win over the White team, ensuring that the quarterback competition between the redshirt freshman and rising junior Marquise Williams won’t be decided any time soon.


Apr. 12, 2014 @ 05:56 PM

No. 3 Syracuse takes down No. 1 UNC women's lacrosse

Third-ranked Syracuse (13-1, 5-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) got seven goals from Kayla Treanor and defeated top-ranked North Carolina (12-2, 5-1), 12-9, on Saturday afternoon in the Carrier Dome.


Apr. 11, 2014 @ 10:43 PM

Tar Heels cruise past Wake Forest in ACC baseball

 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. Thornton allowed just two hits and the Carolina offense took advantage of eight Wake Forest walks as UNC improved to 20-14 and 8-8 in the Atlantic Coast Conference.


Apr. 11, 2014 @ 10:30 PM

New-look Tar Heels to debut in spring game Saturday

The Kenan Stadium debut of top recruit Elijah Hood will be one of the top storylines as North Carolina conducts its spring game Saturday, March 12 (3 p.m., ESPN3.com).


Apr. 09, 2014 @ 11:32 PM

Tar Heels fall to visiting Coastal Carolina in 11

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. Korey Dunbar hit his third home run of the year in the first but the Tar Heels did not score again after taking a 2-0 lead to fall to 19-14 on the year.


Apr. 09, 2014 @ 07:35 PM

3 Tar Heel pitchers combine on 1-hit shutout of N.C. A&T

A.J. Bogucki carried a no-hitter into the seventh in his first career start and North Carolina topped North Carolina A&T 10-0 Tuesday at Boshamer Stadium.


Apr. 05, 2014 @ 07:52 PM

Carolina blows 8-3 lead, falls to BC on walkoff single

Blake Butera singled home Nick Colucci in the bottom of the ninth and Boston College rallied for a stunning 10-9 win over No. 30 North Carolina Saturday afternoon at Commander Shea Field. Carolina led 8-3 after six but BC scored seven times in the final three innings to even the three-game series.