Josh Conner


Sylvia Hatchell high-fives her players at the 2016 Late Night With Roy event in the Smith Center.

Sylvia Hatchell joins the prestigious 1,000-win club

North Carolina women’s basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell’s career has marked over four decades of excellence, obstacles and hard work. From her first win as a head coach at Francis Marion in 1976 to her now 32-year tenure at UNC, Hatchell has instilled a winning culture for every team she has coached. The constant hard work payed off on Tuesday afternoon in Myrtle Beach, S.C., as the Tar Heels faced off against struggling Grambling State (3-6).

Former UNC running back Giovani Bernard (26) carries the ball against Idaho in 2012.

Tar Heels in the Pros: Peppers, Trubisky in NFL spotlight

Week 4 was a big one for Tar Heel alumni across the league, and it was headlined by a veteran defensive lineman earning NFC Defensive Player of the Week honors, a linebacker who is leading the league in tackles and a quarterback who will make his long-awaited season debut next week.