No structure on North Carolina’s campus is larger than Kenan Stadium. Holding as many as 62,980 screaming fans on a sellout Saturday in the fall, nearly three Smith Centers' worth of fans can fit inside Kenan.
For four weeks, Jackson Simmons had been preparing for this moment. The whole night had built up to it so far, and as Simmons stepped out into the spotlight, he was ready. All he had to do was put his hands up and walk.
Just take it 20 seconds at a time.That was North Carolina baseball Coach Mike Fox’s advice for his team in the midst of a six-game losing streak.
The defending national champions were without one of their stars against Virginia Tech.
Megan Buckland stands at the top of the key, just inches behind the 3-point line. It’s where she’s the most dangerous, her 3-point shooting is her main form of assault on opposing teams. She holds the ball as she’s likely done a million times before, eyeing the rim and sizing up her shot.
“There’s other things that Diamond can do,” said Diamond DeShields. About herself.
With 2:06 left in North Carolina’s game against Wake Forest, senior Wade Moody made the biggest shot of the contest.
The No. 1 recruiting class in the nation belongs to North Carolina’s women’s lacrosse team. And when there is so much star power in a freshman class, it may be easy for one to get lost in the pack.
RALEIGH — As the first half buzzer rang throughout Reynolds Arena, the No. 17 North Carolina women’s basketball team looked at the scoreboard and wondered where its 11-point lead went.
In any sport, it’s important to set the tone early. In wrestling it’s no different. The first match can set the pace for how things will go. In North Carolina’s 24-12 win against Duke, John Michael Staudenmayer was the Tar Heels’ first man on the mat, and he had every intention of being the first winner.
Behind big first-half performances from Marcus Paige and James Michael McAdoo, North Carolina leads Boston College 36-32 at halftime.
With tip-off between the North Carolina men’s basketball team and Texas just minutes away, The Daily Tar Heel has compiled a few things to look out for in tonight’s game.
For the first time in program history, coach Anson Dorrance and the North Carolina women’s soccer team lost a home game in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament. UCLA won 1-0 with a golden goal in the second minute of the second overtime period.
Senior Jabari Price saw Gerard Johnson break away down the sideline. He also saw the scoreboard read 56-13 UNC. In a situation like that it may have been easy to pull up, to give Old Dominion a meaningless touchdown in a blowout.
North Carolina’s offense has had its way with Old Dominion’s secondary in the first half, holding a 49-13 lead heading into halftime.
North Carolina heads into halftime with a 1-0 lead against Indiana in the second round of the NCAA tournament at Fetzer Field. The return of senior leading scorer Crystal Dunn was the headline of the first half.
In the first ever matchup between North Carolina and Syracuse, UNC was able to get on the board with an early goal, and take the 1-0 lead into halftime. Sophomore Summer Green scored in the ninth minute of the game after UNC earned a free kick.
After falling behind early in the first minute of the game, the UNC women’s soccer team heads into halftime tied with Maryland 1-1.
Undefeated North Carolina trails Notre Dame at halftime at Fetzer Field by a score of 1-0. Notre Dame freshman Morgan Andrews was able to beat UNC goalkeeper Bryane Heaberlin on a header in the 22nd minute. The Tar Heels outshot Notre Dame 7-2, but were only able to get two shots on goal.
Playing in just their second home game of the season, it looked like North Carolina would be tied with Kennesaw State 0-0 at the half. The Tar Heels saw the first half winding down in a scoreless tie, despite outshooting the Owls through the entire first half.