By Matt Oakes Matt Oakes is a managing editor at Olympia Media Group and a columnist for WCHL. You can find him on Twitter at @moakes3.
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    Tar Heels Trek to Chestnut Hill for Soccer Rebound

    October 11, 2013 at 5:12 pm

    The No. 6 North Carolina Tar Heels face a road challenge against the Eagles of Boston College Saturday night.

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    Carolina Basketball Hits Hardwood

    October 2, 2013 at 8:05 pm

    “I think everyone’s improved a lot. We’re ready for the season to start. You can only play so many pick-up games until you’re ready to actually practice,” Paige says

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    Checking In: Carolina’s Crystal

    October 2, 2013 at 5:21 pm

    Senior midfielder Crystal Dunn says she thinks off weeks are always helpful to the team.

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    UNC Men’s Cross Country Tops Southeast Rankings

    October 2, 2013 at 12:23 pm

    The first big weekend in cross country proved to be a stand-out one for the Tar Heels.

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    Coach Fedora Defends Philosophy,Braces for Hokies with “Mojo”

    October 2, 2013 at 9:36 am

    “Our philosophy is very sound and is proven. That’s not going to change. It’s not going to waver,” Coach Fedora says.

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    The Grid w/ Matt & Matt: Week 7

    October 1, 2013 at 1:17 pm

    Fall is in the air, and with it comes week seven of high school football action featuring two intriguing local match-ups that will certainly whet your football appetite.

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    Volleyball Reaching New Heights

    October 1, 2013 at 11:40 am

    Carolina, now 13-0 and 2-0 in the ACC, was last ranked eleventh way back in the 2002 season.

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    Women’s Basketball Begins Season of Promise

    October 1, 2013 at 11:17 am

    “I’m really excited for the potential this group has. They just need some time to grow,” Hatchell says.

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    Renner, Thorpe and Price Sound Off on Football Woes

    October 1, 2013 at 7:37 am

    “A.J. does a great job of leading this team. I think he said all the right things. We didn’t play the way we are capable of, and it’s got to stop,” Renner says.

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    Stormy Weather for Tar Heels

    September 25, 2013 at 1:02 pm

    Well, Monday’s press conference held at the penthouse floor of the Kenan Football Center may have had the idyllic view overlooking the stadium, but it certainly didn’t carry with it any celebratory remarks. No, this one was chock full of head scratching and soul searching. But one telling statement from Coach Fedora summed the situation […]