TRACK AND FIELD


1/30/2011 2:21pm

UNC track teams split for weekend meets

Saturday’s separate meets for North Carolina’s men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams were all about rewriting the record book. The women dominated Chapel Hill’s Kent Taylor Run for the Kids Invitational and took six events while attempting to dash school and national record. While the women enjoyed success in Chapel Hill, UNC coach Dennis Craddock and the top male runners traveled to Annapolis to test their abilities on a banked track.


10/13/2010 10:09pm

	UNC assistant track and field coach Antonio Pettigrew’s death was ruled a suicide.

Antonio Pettigrew death determined a suicide

An autopsy released Wednesday morning ruled the death of UNC assistant track and field coach Antonio Pettigrew to be a suicide. Police found Pettigrew dead in his car in Chatham County early in the morning of Aug. 10. He was 42 years old.


4/18/2010 11:16pm

UNC track and field places third and fourth at ACCs

The North Carolina women’s and men’s track and field teams grabbed third and fourth place, respectively, at the ACC Outdoor Championships on Saturday.On the women’s side, junior Dominique Jackson won an individual title in the 800 for the second-straight year, with a time of 2:06.16.


2/11/2010 11:31pm

All-ACC  Vanneisha Ivy owns the second-fastest 60-meter hurdle time in UNC history. DTH file/Phong Dinh

UNC track seeks conference title

Track and field is a sport of repetition. Athletes run the same distances, throw the same weights and engage in the same rituals week after week. But make no mistake, the North Carolina track and field team is not comfortable settling for a repeat performance of their 2009 season.


1/25/2010 12:22am

Football's Zach Brown helps track team win

Fresh off the blocks in his first 60-meter dash, North Carolina’s Zach Brown was hoping to make his transition from outside linebacker on the football team to sprinter a smooth one.And then he tripped.