Tar Heels Advance to Fourth Round of NCAA Golf
The University of North Carolina bounced back from a slow start to shoot 2 under par over the final nine holes to secure the 15th and final spot to advance to the fourth and final round of the 2018 NCAA Men's Golf Championship at the Karsten Creek Golf Club. Carolina is 18 over par through 54 holes and finished two strokes ahead of Northwestern and Stanford.
Carolina Baseball Selected As NCAA Regional Host
No. 5 North Carolina will host a regional in Chapel Hill for the second year in a row, the NCAA announced Sunday night. This will be the 10th time that UNC has hosted a tournament regional, the ninth time since 2006. By virtue of being selected to host, Carolina has officially earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Championship. The Tar Heels are 23-7 all-time in home regional games.
Will UNC baseball earn national seed in NCAA Tournament?
Even with their loss to Pitt, UNC’s RPI sits at No. 8 but they were jumped by Florida State who went up to No. 6. The Seminoles win on Sunday pushed UNC to the OUT line on the bubble in D1Baseball’s mock bracket. The site has Florida, Stanford, Arkansas, Ole Miss and Oregon State as five locks for a national seed with FSU, Clemson and Georgia on the “IN” bubble line.
Video: The Work Ethic of Coby White
A behind-the-scenes look at the impressive work ethic of 2019 North Carolina combo guard signee and McDonald's All-American Coby White. The video includes thoughts from White's coaches, interviews with White, and a look at his workout routine.
Walking, singing through Chapel Hill in memory of 'Mama Dip'
Mildred Council, better known as "Mama Dip," gained a national reputation for her Southern cooking from a homey kitchen on West Rosemary Street. She passed away last week at the age of 89, and a funeral service is scheduled for Sunday at 3 p.m. at Chapel Hill Bible Church. On Saturday, they were singing and walking through the college town where she made her name.
Hoop Group Southern Jam Fest Awards: Most Productive - Day'Ron Sharpe
One of the hottest names on the East Coast this spring, Day’Ron Sharpe went from a promising high-major prospect and into a priority recruit for some of the top college basketball programs. Virginia, UNC, NC State, Clemson and Wake Forest have offered and more are due to follow. He is an underrated passer with a quirky-but-effective mid-range game.
Jawad Williams wins another championship
Former UNC national champion Jawad Williams has just won another championship. Williams’ latest title comes as a member of Tokyo Alvark in the Japanese B League. Tokyo Alvark defeated the Chiba Jets Funabashi on Saturday at Yokohama Arena to claim the league title. Williams scored 10 points, helping contribute as Alvark cruised past the Jets 85-60.
NCAA Men’s Singles Tournament: Blumberg Stunned by Wake Forest’s Borna Gojo in Quarterfinals
Prior to falling in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Men’s Tennis Doubles Tournament on Saturday evening alongside teammate Robert Kelly, UNC sophomore sensation William Blumberg suffered a crushing three-set loss to Wake Forest’s Borna Gojo in the NCAA Singles Tournament Quarterfinals. Prior to the loss, Blumberg was 2-0 against Gojo.
William Blumberg, Robert Kelly Ousted in NCAA Men’s Doubles Tournament Quarterfinals
The No. 2 overall seeded pairing in this year’s NCAA Men’s Tennis Doubles Tournament–UNC’s William Blumberg and Robert Kelly–were sent packing Saturday evening in Winston-Salem as they were upset by UCLA’s Austin Rapp and Keegan Smith (7-5, 4-6, 1-0 (4)) in the tournament quarterfinals. It was a shocking end to the season for Blumberg and Kelly.
Tar Heel Doubles Tandem Tops No. 1 Seed, Reaches NCAA Semifinals
North Carolina's Sara Daavettila and Alle Sanford continued their improbable run at the NCAA Doubles Championship on Saturday with a win over the top seed to reach the semifinals at Wake Forest University. The Carolina duo, ranked No. 33 nationally, upended the No. 1 ranked team of Paige Hourigan and Kenya Jones of Georgia Tech in three sets, 6-4, 1-6, 10-7.
Baseball pools create debate in the ACC
During these past two decades, coaches have become much more outspoken about the need to stage the kind of ACC Baseball Tournament that best prepares the largest number of teams for the NCAA Tournament and Omaha. For that reason, the ACC switched from double elimination to pool play, to create a smaller and more predictable number of games.
Remembering Mildred Council
Mildred Council wasn’t supposed to surprise anyone. She was down-home. She was hard-working. She could cook good country food. She was an African-American woman born at a time and place, rural North Carolina in 1929, when not much more was expected of a black woman than to be down-home, hard-working, and a good country cook.
Bears get it right this time: This is Mitch Trubisky’s year and this is his team
Exactly one year after Mike Glennon insisted that “this is my year” and “this is my team,” Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky addressed reporters at the same spot at Halas Hall and made no such pronouncements Wednesday. He didn’t have to. We know this is his year. And we know this is his team. “I’m very comfortable,’’ Trubisky said after the Bears’ fifth OTA practice.
Luke Maye's Global Immersion
When Luke Maye announced his decision to withdraw from the NBA Draft process and return to college for his senior season, he wasn’t on UNC’s campus. In fact, he made the social media post on Thursday while more than 12,000 miles away from Chapel Hill. Maye traveled to South Africa this month with classmates from UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School.
No clear separation in UNC quarterback battle
With the way Larry Fedora operates the North Carolina football program, nobody will publicly know who the Tar Heels’ starting quarterback will be until sometime in late August or early September. In fact, the final answer as to who leads the UNC offense on the field may not ultimately be known until the unit takes the field at Cal on Labor Day weekend.