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Apr. 23, 2014 @ 10:22 PM

SMITH WINS PAC-6

MAX SMITH SWEEPS EAST CHAPEL HILL TEAMMATE ROBERT BOND IN SINGLES FINALS

Max Smith of the state's No. 1-ranked East Chapel Hill boys' tennis team beat teammate Robert Bond 6-2, 7-5 to claim the 4-A PAC-6 singles title at the PAC-6 Championships Wednesday.

David Senerchia and /Dillon Leovic of Northern downed their crosstown rivals, Charles Herst and Patrick Taylor of Jordan, 7-5, 6-1 to win the doubles title.

Each of the finalists, along with the semifinalists they beat to advance to the championship round, have qualified for next weekend's state individual regional state 4-A tournament at Greensboro Page High School.

 

Apr. 23, 2014 @ 05:48 PM

QBs are topic No. 1 as Cutcliffe, Fedora both weigh in

As the most high-profile position on the field, quarterbacks tend to dominate football discussions. That was certainly true during the ACC football coaches’ spring teleconference on Wednesday, as the first questions to both Duke coach David Cutcliffe and North Carolina coach Larry Fedora were about their quarterbacks.


Apr. 23, 2014 @ 05:41 PM

Net loss: Duke dips from No. 1 (nation) to No. 5 (ACC) in a weekend

Owning the nation’s No. 1 ranking, the Blue Devil women's tennis team dropped consecutive ACC road matches at Clemson and Georgia Tech by 4-3 scores. The results, rather amazingly, dropped Duke from the top of the ACC to the No. 5 seed for this week’s ACC Tournament at Cary Tennis Park.


Apr. 23, 2014 @ 10:49 PM

Tar Heels upend No. 30 Liberty at Boshamer Stadium

Adrian Chacon had two hits and an RBI, and four Tar Heel pitchers allowed just one run on four hits as North Carolina beat No. 30 Liberty 3-1 Wednesday night at Boshamer Stadium.


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Mar. 20, 2014 @ 09:19 PM

GALLERY: N.C. Central practices in San Antonio for NCAA

N.C. Central practices at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, TX in preparation for their first appearance in the NCAA Div. I Men's Basketball Tournament. The Herald-Sun | Christine T. Nguyen

Mar. 20, 2014 @ 07:14 PM

GALLERY: UNC practices in San Antonio for NCAA

The North Carolina practices at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, TX in preparation for the second round of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. The Herald-Sun | Christine T. Nguyen

Mar. 20, 2014 @ 10:06 AM

Our Game - Duke and UNC: Episode 18 (March 20, 2014)

It's March Madness as Steve Wiseman and Harold Gutmann preview Duke and UNC's NCAA opening games in the latest episode of The Herald-Sun's Our Game.


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Apr. 23, 2014 @ 05:41 PM

Net loss: Duke dips from No. 1 (nation) to No. 5 (ACC) in a weekend

Owning the nation’s No. 1 ranking, the Blue Devil women's tennis team dropped consecutive ACC road matches at Clemson and Georgia Tech by 4-3 scores. The results, rather amazingly, dropped Duke from the top of the ACC to the No. 5 seed for this week’s ACC Tournament at Cary Tennis Park.


ACC TRACK: Duke decathlon star slips to 3rd; Rohner takes title

Duke's Rodney Hood off to NBA; K promotes Scheyer, Capel


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Apr. 20, 2014 @ 07:01 AM

'Sister Act' plays to receptive audience at NCCU

The Germ sisters, London and Emerie, both of Georgia, have been playing together since they were itty-bitty girls and have taken their games to N.C. Central.


LOVE & BASEBALL

T.J. turns pro


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Apr. 17, 2014 @ 01:23 PM

BREAKING: Diamond DeShields to transfer from UNC

DeShields scored 648 points this past season, more than any freshman in ACC history


Young Tar Heels grow into NCAA Sweet 16 threat

UNC's Switzer doesn't look back


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Mar. 08, 2014 @ 09:27 PM

EAST CHAMPS: Chapel Hill comeback wins girls' 3-A semifinal

Senior center Catherine Romaine neared lofty triple-double territory Saturday afternoon, scoring eight points, grabbing 10 rebounds and blocking nine shots as No. 1 and undefeated Chapel Hill came from six points down in the final quarter to eliminate No. 2 seed West Craven in the NCHSAA 3-A East Regional girls' championship game.


Mar. 07, 2014 @ 10:06 PM

3 teams, 3 state title dreams: Hillside, Chapel Hill, Orange in Final Four

The 3-A Orange boys, 3-A Chapel Hill girls and 4-A Hillside girls all advanced and return to Crown Coliseum today looking to win one more game and advance to state-championship Saturday on March 15.


Mar. 06, 2014 @ 11:40 PM

Riverside girls come up short against No. 2 SE Raleigh

Southeast Raleigh defeated Riverside 57-47 and will play No. 5 Hillside on Saturday. The winner of that game gets to play for the state championship on March 15.


Mar. 07, 2014 @ 12:03 AM

Hillside upsets No. 1 Millbrook, advances to 4-A Final Four

Zuri White scores 27 points and Justine Lyon 18 as No. 5 Hillside girls rout No. 1 Millbrook in state quarterfinals Thursday night to move on to state semifinal game Saturday at 2 p.m. in Fayetteville.


Mar. 06, 2014 @ 09:29 PM

Unbeaten Chapel Hill girls advance to 3-A Final Four

No. 1 Chapel Hill is a game away from another shot at a state championship. The Tigers beat No. 4 Cameron Union Pines 64-37 in the 3-A girls’ state quarterfinals Thursday.


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Apr. 19, 2014 @ 03:29 PM

Duke's Rodney Hood off to NBA; K promotes Scheyer, Capel

Two expected moves became official on Friday when Duke announced that Rodney Hood is entering the NBA Draft and former player Jon Scheyer received a promotion within the staff.


Apr. 18, 2014 @ 04:44 PM

LOVE & BASEBALL

NCCU's LeVelle Moton can coach, shoot and throw.


Apr. 17, 2014 @ 09:56 PM

Jamie Loeb leads UNC tennis into 1st place in ACC; No. 1 Duke upset

The seventh-ranked North Carolina women's tennis team took over sole possession of first place in the Atlantic Coast Conference after a 6-1 victory at No. 27 Georgia Tech on Thursday afternoon from the Ken Byers Tennis Center.


Apr. 17, 2014 @ 09:13 PM

Tricia Liston, Haley Peters spotlighted at Duke hoops banquet

The 2013-14 season officially came to a close on Thursday evening for the Duke University women’s basketball team as the Blue Devils held their annual celebration at the Washington Duke Inn. With approximately 300 people in attendance and emceed by Morgan Patrick, Duke gave out 11 awards.


Apr. 17, 2014 @ 10:29 PM

Perfectionist heptathlete Xenia Rahn has 'tough' day

Only moments earlier, North Carolina’s Xenia Rahn completed her first day of heptathlon competition at the ACC Track Championships with a ninth-place finish in the 200. The result left Rahn in second place, with 3,267 points with the final three events to be completed today at UNC’s Fetzer Field and Irwin Belk Track.


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Sep. 09, 2013 @ 11:13 PM

Nadal tops Djokovic for 13th major title

Hard to believe this is the same Rafael Nadal who was home during the U.S. Open a year ago, nursing a bad left knee.Hard to believe this is the guy sent packing in the first round of Wimbledon in June, losing against someone ranked 135th.


Sep. 09, 2013 @ 06:49 PM

Bulls host Pawtucket for Governor’s Cup opener

To determine who has an advantage in postseason play, Durham Bulls manager Charlie Montoyo looks no further than 60 feet, six inches from home plate. “Pitching is the name of the game,” Monotyo said. “If our starters are going to keep going six or seven innings, that’s pretty good.”


Sep. 09, 2013 @ 06:33 PM

Bulls aim for another IL title

The battle for the International League championship comes down to two franchises familiar with the prize — the Governor’s Cup. The Pawtucket Red Sox, the 2012 league champions, face the Durham Bulls, who are aiming for their fourth Governor’s Cup win in the past 12 seasons, in a best-of-five series that begins today at Durham Bulls Athletic Park (7:05 p.m., Time Warner Cable 151, Me-TV 50.2).


Sep. 06, 2013 @ 11:15 PM

Bulls pitch their way into title series

Durham third baseman Cole Figueroa had a feeling the final out was going to come his way. That was just fine with him.


Sep. 03, 2013 @ 09:50 PM

Bulls make postseason return

The International League playoffs are back at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. After the Durham Bulls missed the postseason a year ago in what’s become a rare occurrence, the team won the International League South Division for the sixth time in the past seven seasons this summer.


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Jul. 12, 2013 @ 11:22 PM

Fanfare-Colleges: A look at Friday's college and other sports news

Orange High School rising sophomore pitcher Bryse Wilson has been named to CBS Sports’ MaxPreps 2013 Baseball Underclass All-American Team.


Jul. 11, 2013 @ 10:57 PM

Fanfare-Colleges: A look at Thursday's college and other sports news

Hurricanes sign winger, goalie and defenseman to one-year, two-way deals ... More ...


Jul. 10, 2013 @ 12:22 AM

The greening of Duke: Rees Jones oversees course remake

The Duke University Golf Course, which is closed through Labor Day, is getting its first major facelift since 1993.


Jun. 24, 2013 @ 04:37 PM

TRIANGLE SENIORS


Jun. 24, 2013 @ 02:12 AM

Eckstein tops Robinson in Championship Flight

Jeff Robinson still remembers the joy of winning the Herald-Sun Golf Classic at age 20 even though it was 32 years ago. Those thoughts crossed his mind while battling 20-year-old Todd Eckstein in Sunday’s Championship Flight final.