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Redshirt junior right fielder Angel Zarate (40) removes his helmet as he walks off the field. UNC lost 3-4 against Arkansas at home in the NCAA Super Regionals on Sunday, June 12, 2022.

'They fought until the end': UNC baseball comes up short in Super Regional loss to Arkansas

In early February, UNC was picked to finish ninth in the ACC's preseason poll. However, in its first 20 games, North Carolina ripped off 18 wins and climbed up to No. 13 in the nation. In a short time, the Diamond Heels found themselves two wins shy from the NCAA Men's College World Series after scampering their way out of the loser's bracket in the regional round. "I wouldn't replace this year for the world," first-year center fielder Vance Honeycutt said after Sunday's loss. "I'm very thankful."

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Sophomore designated hitter Alberto Osuna (23) hangs his head as he walks back to the dugout after striking out during UNC's NCAA Super Regional against Arkansas at Boshamer Stadium on Saturday, June 11, 2022.

No. 10 seed UNC baseball drops first game of Chapel Hill Super Regional, 4-1, to Arkansas

In the first bout of a three-game series, the No. 10 seed North Carolina baseball team fell to the Arkansas Razorbacks, 4-1, Saturday afternoon at Boshamer Stadium. Arkansas first-year first baseman Payton Stoval’s leadoff bomb in the top of the fifth inning ignited a three-run frame for Arkansas and left the Diamond Heels rattled for the remainder of the game. Over the game’s final four innings, the Razorbacks would add one insurance run while holding North Carolina to just one run. 

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The third annual National Co-Responder Conference, held at the Carolina Inn, is pictured on Wednesday, June 8, 2022.

Chapel Hill hosts National Co-Responder Conference, emphasizes mental health crisis responders

The third annual National Co-Responder Conference, or CoRCon, was held this week at the Carolina Inn. The event featured keynote speeches and events focused on combining police response with behavioral health specialists. More than 300 professionals from around the country attended the conference, which was hosted and promoted by the International Co-Responder Alliance.

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Graduate student attackman Chris Gray (4) is defended at the men's lacrosse game against Richmond on Feb. 11, 2022 at Dorrance Field in Chapel Hill. UNC won 13-9.

Awards and records aside, all-time lacrosse great Chris Gray is remembered for his humility

On May 1, for the final game of the UNC men's lacrosse team's 2022 season, Chris Gray and the North Carolina Tar Heels traveled to Durham to take on the Duke Blue Devils. The graduate attackman finished with three goals and three assists. “He may not say the most, but everything he says is insightful,” senior attackman Jacob Kelly said. “It’s one of those things where you speak less, but when you do speak, it’s always powerful. He’s an extremely level-headed guy."

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