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Tar Heel Strength & Conditioning Announces Annual Honors

The UNC Strength and Conditioning staff has announced team awards for 2016-17, recognizing outstanding members of each Olympic sports team. Honorees have been selected based on performance and effort throughout the school year. The top award for each team is the Iron Ram Award, which goes to the athlete with the best overall performance during the year. (GoHeels.com)

Video: UNC All Sports Highlights 2017

Relive North Carolina athletics highlight-worthy moments from the past year, including spectacular individual performances, dramatic come-from-behind victories, clutch plays, and national championships in a highlight video shown at UNC's 2017 Rammy Awards celebration. View Video...

Tar Heels Celebrate At Rammy Awards

UNC Athletics celebrated the successes of the past year at the fifth-annual Rammy Awards Monday at Memorial Hall in the center of campus. The ceremony highlighted leaders in athletic performance, academic achievement and community service, recognizing both individual student-athletes and teams, as well as the department’s longest-tenured coach. (GoHeels.com)

Three-Time State Champ Brandon Whitman Commits To UNC Wrestling

One of the best wrestlers from the class of 2018 has announced his commitment. Brandon Whitman said he will be wrestling for the University of North Carolina. Whitman is ranked the No. 35 overall recruit among current juniors. Whitman is 150-3 in his career and a three-time state champ. He chose UNC over Minnesota, Virginia Tech, Cornell and Michigan. (Flo Wrestling)

Shooting for the Moon: Tar Heels middleweight makes final season worth it

Joey Moon never lacks for a sense of humor or a good laugh. In many ways, he might have been missing self-assuredness. And it wasn’t until his final collegiate wrestling season with UNC that he came to conquer some of this. He won a pair of state championships in high school for Southern Alamance, but he said that was a facade to limited confidence. (Burlington Times News)

I'm A Tar Heel: Joey Ward

Carolina Fans, I look back and reflect on the great five years that I've been part of the Carolina community. A big reason I chose to come to this great University was the fact that everyone in Chapel Hill "bled Carolina Blue". At the time, I didn't know what that meant but I would soon find out. The minute I stepped on campus I knew I would be calling this place home. (GoHeels.com)

Pins Carry The Day In UNC Wrestling Win Over Duke

Pins by junior Daniel Chaid and freshman Devin Kane and a major decision by redshirt junior Troy Heilmann lifted the North Carolina wrestling team to a 25-15 win over host Duke Wednesday night at Card Gym. Carolina fell into an early 8-0 hole but won five straight bouts to take control of the dual and avenge last year's loss the Blue Devils. (GoHeels.com)

UNC moves home athletic events off campus due to state of emergency

The UNC athletic department has moved or canceled a handful of on-campus events due to Orange Country's state of emergency after a major water main break. The Tar Heels had several events scheduled on-campus this weekend. UNC has not made an announcement about Saturday's 6 p.m. men's basketball game against Notre Dame as of 5:20 p.m. Friday. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Tar Heels Win Four Bouts In Brawl At The Hall

UNC and NC State split the first six bouts of the Brawl At The Hall, but the Wolfpack scored a 19-11 win over the Tar Heels Monday at Memorial Hall. Joey Moon, Ethan Ramos, Danny Chaid and Nick Lirette were winners for Carolina, which hosted its first dual at the venerable campus landmark in front of one of the largest and most enthusiastic crowds in UNC wrestling history. (GoHeels.com)

Brawl At The Hall Set For Monday Night In Chapel Hill

Wrestling fans will be treated to a top-3 showdown when Carolina's Joey Ward and NC State's Kevin Jack meet in the final bout of the Brawl At The Hall, set for Monday night at 7 p.m. at UNC's Memorial Hall. Ward is 20-2 on the year and ranked No. 3 nationally at 141 pounds in the ASICS FloRankings, while Jack is 22-1 and ranked second in the country. (GoHeels.com)

Austin O'Connor, Jaime Hernandez Commit To UNC Wrestling

Coleman Scott and UNC just landed Austin O'Connor, the 3rd ranked 152 pounder in the country, and Jaime Hernandez, the 5th ranked 138 pounder. UNC's has made some outstanding additions lately. Tony Ramos was added this Summer after leaving Iowa, and the Tar Heel Wrestling Club named Olympic Champion Kenny Monday their head coach. (Flo Wrestling)

Lower Concessions Prices & More Options At UNC Venues

The UNC department of athletics and its concessions partner, Aramark Sports and Entertainment, is introducing reduced concessions prices and new outside food and beverage options for all Olympic sports venues for the 2016-17 school year. Fans can enjoy lower-priced food and beverage options at Olympic sports events. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Olympic sports and the impact of the ACC Network

As Cunningham says in the video above, the ACC Network will give the Olympic teams at UNC much more exposure. The network will allow for fans, family, and recruits to watch these teams from anywhere in the world. This certainly will help in recruiting new athletes. It will show recruits, who may not be able to easily get to Chapel Hill, all that UNC has to offer. (Tar Heel Blog)

ACC Academic Honor Roll Includes All-Time High From UNC

An all-time high 356 UNC student-athletes have been named to the 2015-16 ACC Academic Honor Roll, announced Thursday. The ACC Academic Honor Roll recognizes student-athletes who participated in a varsity-level sport and registered a grade point average of 3.0 or better for the full academic year. (GoHeels.com)

Twenty-Four Tar Heels Earned Perfect Grades In Spring

Twenty-four UNC student-athletes earned perfect 4.0 grade point averages for the 2016 spring semester. Among them are three Tar Heels who were also national champions this spring: women’s lacrosse team members Kelly Devlin, Mallory Frysinger and Elizabeth Haus. Three other student-athletes had perfect 4.0 GPAs in both the fall and spring semesters. (GoHeels.com)

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