From the Press Box presents a collection of in-game and post-game recaps for weekend sports action in addition to notes from practices and other entertaining stories throughout the week.
New this year, From the Press Box presents a daily, “Tracking the Tar Heels” post that provides links to the important UNC sports news of the day. On Tuesdays you can find the best tweets from UNC athletes in “Hark the Tweets” and on Thursdays we highlight Tar Heel athletes use of Instagram in “InstaHeels.” Senior Writer Michael Lananna is in charge of day-to-day operations for From the Press Box.
At halftime of its NCAA Tournament semifinal game against No. 2 Northwestern, the No. 3 North Carolina women’s lacrosse team finds itself with a 4-1 lead, having played a sharp first half on both sides of the field.
The No. 3 North Carolina women’s lacrosse team will face No. 2 Northwestern (19-2) in the semifinals of the NCAA Tournament tonight at 5 p.m. in Villanova, Pa, looking to advance to the national championship for the second time in school history.
Five-star recruit Theo Pinson out of High Point, N.C., made his college decision Wednesday, choosing the Tar Heels over Georgetown, Indiana and Louisville. He also received interest from Duke and NC State, among other schools. He made the decision at his school, Wesleyan Christian Academy, in front of family and friends.
The No. 2 North Carolina women’s tennis team advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament Friday in Urbana, Ill., after a 4-1 win against No. 15 Nebraska.
The North Carolina baseball team’s last regular season series had a different feel than most of the weekends in the season.
At halftime of the North Carolina women’s lacrosse NCAA quarterfinal matchup against Virginia, the Tar Heels are having no problems finding the cage. With a 10-2 lead, the Tar Heels have scored on all 10 of their first half shots.
Five-star high school forward Andrew Wiggins has chosen to play basketball at Kansas, according to Grant Traylor, reporter for The Herald-Dispatch in Huntington, W.
At halftime of the North Carolina women’s lacrosse team’s second round match up against Loyola, the Tar Heels lead 7-5.
After being held to one first quarter goal, the North Carolina men’s lacrosse team found itself down 2-1 going into the second quarter.
Despite being ranked No. 1 in both the USILA coaches’ poll and the Inside Lacrosse media poll, the North Carolina men’s lacrosse team received the fifth seed in the NCAA tournament. The Tar Heels will open their playoff run against No. 11 seeded Lehigh—a team that beat them in a one-goal game last year during the regular season.