By Matt Oakes Covering THE compelling stories ALL the time. Sports Reporter, Columnist and Radio Personality
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    Bill Walton Excited For CHHS Basketball Head Coaching Job

    June 26, 2014 at 6:27 pm

    The Chapel Hill High boy’s basketball team is introducing a new head coach in the form of Bill Walton. No, he’s not the legendary player from UCLA and the NBA, but this Walton is a 28-year veteran of the game.

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    Big Night Ahead For ACC, UNC In 2014 NBA Draft

    June 25, 2014 at 7:24 pm

    The ACC’s finest and of course, some of Carolina’s will feature heavily in the 2014 NBA Draft set to get underway Thursday night at 7 p.m. on ESPN. ***Listen to the story*** http://chapelboro.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/NBA-Draft-Pre-WRAP-MDO.mp3 Duke’s Jabari Parker has Joel Embiid to thank if he snags the top pick in this year’s NBA draft. Embiid, the standout […]

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    UNC Slugger Ackley Gets Omaha Hall of Fame Nod

    June 24, 2014 at 10:00 pm

    Dustin Ackley will become the first Tar Heel baseball player inducted into the Omaha College Baseball Hall of Fame in the second ever class.

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    Coach Fedora Has Plenty Of Questions To Answer For 2014 FB Season

    June 23, 2014 at 9:44 pm

    Head Coach Larry Fedora says the UNC football team has plenty to work on in the lead-up to the 2014 home kickoff on Aug. 30 against Liberty.

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    Stilman White Ready For Second Act In Chapel Hill

    June 19, 2014 at 6:43 pm

    Most of the focus on the Carolina basketball team in the upcoming season will justifiably be centered on Marcus Paige, J.P. Tokoto and the incoming trio of highly touted freshman. But there’s a familiar name returning to the Tar Heel roster for another crack at some memorable moments. ***Listen to the story*** http://chapelboro.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Stilman-White-WRAP-MDO.mp3 Tar Heel […]

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    Freshmen Frenzy Set To Shake Up Chapel Hill, Tar Heels

    June 18, 2014 at 6:30 pm

    In recent weeks, the Carolina basketball program has been marred by the disturbing allegations made by former player Rashad McCants. But before too long, attention will once again shift to happenings on the court and there will be a trio of talented fresh faces on the floor for the Tar Heels.

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    Pinehurst Opining: Closing Ceremonies

    June 18, 2014 at 9:58 am

    Well, it’s all over with. But what a memorable week of US Open golf at Pinehurst No. 2 course. Technically, the world’s eyes will still be on the North Carolina sandhills this weekend as the women take on the restored course. But my US Open journey, along with many others, ended Sunday. With that in […]

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    Summer Showdown: Trubisky-Williams QB Battle Rages On

    June 17, 2014 at 10:09 pm

    Carolina football’s home opener against Liberty in Kenan Stadium is just 73 days away, but the storyline of the summer remains centered around who will get the start behind center?

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    UNC Field Hockey Members Take National Stage

    June 16, 2014 at 11:43 pm

    Carolina women’s field hockey will again be taking center stage this week at the USA Field Hockey Women’s National Championship as a handful of Tar Heels will be in action in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

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    Pinehurst Opining: A View From No. 6

    June 13, 2014 at 5:02 pm

    Birds were chirping an angelic song as the morning sun began to peer through the thin cloud blanketing the region. The morning dew was kissed by the rays of sunlight that cast shadows through the towering Carolina pines and magnificent magnolias that surrounded the idyllic setting. Where was I? Friday at Pinehurst, I spent a […]