The year is 2011.
The thunder may have been loud in Jacksonville, Fla. this weekend, but excuses were not to be heard.
For some of North Carolina’s track and field team members, this weekend’s meets held at N.C. State and Georgia Tech were final opportunities to fine-tune technique for the first round of the NCAA tournament beginning May 29th.
The phrase “all or nothing” stuck with the North Carolina track and field team as they competed in the Virginia Challenge Friday and Saturday in Charlottesville, Va.
Going into the final event of the ACC Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday, the North Carolina men’s team needed a miracle. After a furious comeback, high on momentum, in front of a raucous crowd in Chapel Hill, anything seemed possible.
Senior day typically marks the last time a team will play at home for the rest of a given season. The North Carolina track and field team, however, has an interesting advantage this season — it plays host to the ACC Outdoor Championships next weekend.
Ceo Ways had quite the homecoming this weekend at the Florida Relays.
Two 800-meter races, two kicks and two first-place finishes.
Eight athletes set personal records this weekend in the North Carolina track and field team’s opening outdoor meet.
Expectations are high entering the 2014 outdoor track season, and North Carolina track and field athletes are hungry. Following a successful indoor season, which ended less than a week ago, the outdoor team is looking to perform even better in the upcoming season.
Cameron Overstreet is not a prototypical pole-vaulter.
Saturday marked the end of the North Carolina track and field team’s indoor season, but coach Harlis Meaders wasn’t feeling nostalgic — he was looking ahead to a bright future.
North Carolina miler Isaac Presson hadn’t planned to compete in the 3,000-meter run. He was inexperienced and unseeded in the event, and his legs had tired after taking third place in the mile just hours earlier.
The North Carolina track and field team capped off the indoor regular season with several athletes shattering personal records, while the program honored a coaching legend.
The North Carolina track and field team had planned to spread itself across the country this weekend — to Seattle, Wash., Albuquerue, N.M., and Winston-Salem.
Highlighted by a historic indoor weight throw from A.J. Hicks and a third-place finish in the mile from Jack Driggs, the UNC track and field team will look to build off a respectable showing at the Armory Collegiate Invitational in New York City.
The track and field indoor season has started with a bang in Chapel Hill, where the Eddie Smith Field House hosted five days of competition in the span of nine days. The Dick Taylor Challenge doubled as the first annual Carolina Cup, a competition among track and field teams from North Carolina.
There would be no divisions, Harlis Meaders declared. Just one big, eclectic family of vaulters, throwers, runners and jumpers.