ROSWELL, GA — The No. 15 North Carolina men’s lacrosse team took on the Mercer Bears in its season opener Saturday. The game was played at Centennial High School in Atlanta, Ga., on the same field where UNC first-year attackman Nicky Solomon played the entirety of his high school career. Solomon scored his first two goals as a Tar Heel in his return home as UNC wiped out Mercer, 20-9.
The Tar Heel men's tennis win against Duke on Saturday will take them to Chicago for the ITA National Team Indoor Championships for the fifth year in a row.
The North Carolina women’s basketball team (11-9, 2-4 ACC) entered Thursday night’s matchup with the Virginia Tech Hokies (13-6, 0-6 ACC) desperate to turn things around after dropping four of its first five ACC matchups. The Tar Heels fought hard to beat the Hokies, 81-69, in an important confidence-restoring win ahead of an impending matchup with No. 1 Notre Dame this Sunday.
With NFL conference championship week having come and gone, there are less than two weeks until the Super Bowl. Here's a look at three former North Carolina football players who stood out for their teams this year.
The veteran leadership of Robbie O'Han and Brooks Palmer led to a 80-64 win against Wake Tech on Tuesday. The two have supported the team their last three years on the team, and see nothing but growth in the future.
The ACC runner-up Tar Heels (14-4-1, 6-1-0 ACC) had their season ended prematurely as the James Madison Dukes bested the No. 5 seed Tar Heels, 2-1, in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
With the Homecoming Weekend loss against Georgia Tech, the Tar Heels don't have a great track record this season. But let's look at the alumni that are shining in the pros:
The North Carolina men’s golf team finished in sixth place at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate in Carrollton, Texas, on Monday and Tuesday.