SPORTS


2/17/2019 12:13pm

UNC sophomore attacker Jamie Ortega (3) takes a penalty shot against High Point in Kenan Memorial Stadium on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. UNC won 13-9.

Ortega keys UNC women's lacrosse victory over High Point in 13-9 win

After a dominant win against No. 4 James Madison, the No. 2 North Carolina women's lacrosse team hosted a High Point team that had not beaten UNC in the past six attempts. Though this matchup would be no different, the Panthers gave the Tar Heels all they could handle in a 13-9 UNC win on Friday night at Kenan Memorial Stadium.


2/16/2019 12:47pm

Senior guard Kenny Williams (24) prepares to take a shot in No. 8 UNC's 95-57 win over Wake Forest on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019 at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum. 

HALFTIME: UNC's defense is stifling Wake Forest, Tar Heels lead, 49-21

It’s halftime at the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Winston-Salem, and the No. 8 North Carolina men’s basketball team is dominating Wake Forest, 49-21.  Defense has been the story of the first half for the Tar Heels, who held the Demon Deacons scoreless for nearly the first seven minutes of game time.


2/15/2019 6:45pm

Senior guard Paris Kea (22) talks with a referee during a game against Notre Dame in Carmichael Arena on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. UNC won 78-73.

UNC women's basketball falls short in loss to Pitt

On Thursday evening, the North Carolina women’s basketball team (15-11, 6-6 ACC) was humbled in a road matchup with Pittsburgh (10-16, 1-11 ACC), losing by a score of 91-78. Porous defense and an inability to mount a comeback in the game's final minutes led to a major blow to the Tar Heels' NCAA Tournament hopes.


2/15/2019 1:32am

Assistant Sports Editor Jack Frederick

COLUMN: Is Michael Jordan cursing UNC?

"I'll just say it — I think Michael Jordan is cursing UNC. Every time M.J. has come back to town in recent years, there have been consequences for the University he attended for three years."