By Matt Oakes Sports Director, Columnist & Commentator // UNC 2013
  • UNC's Jamie Loeb swats a forehand (ESPN)

    National Title On The Line For No. 3 Tar Heels

    February 8, 2015 at 11:44 pm

    The No. 3 North Carolina women’s tennis team will play for another ITA National Women’s Team Indoor Championship Monday after a dominating 4-0 shutout of second-seeded Florida in Sunday’s semifinal.

  • Brice Johnson with an emphatic slam dunk (Todd Melet)

    UNC Gets Back On Track, Downs BC

    February 7, 2015 at 5:16 pm

    The No. 12 North Carolina men’s basketball team scraped by Boston College Saturday afternoon in Chestnut Hill to take a 79-68 win and improve to 18-6 on the season and 8-3 in ACC play.

  • Kennedy Meeks battles UVA defenders (Todd Melet)

    Back To The Drawing Board For UNC At Boston College

    February 5, 2015 at 10:53 pm

    The No. 12 North Carolina men’s basketball team, 17-6 overall and 7-3 in the ACC, will look to put an end its two-game losing slide Saturday afternoon in Chestnut Hill when it takes on the struggling Boston College Eagles, sporting a 9-12 mark on the season with only one win in conference action.

  • UNC head coach Larry Fedora looks on (Elliott Rubin)

    Fedora, Chizik Welcome Fresh Faces To Chapel Hill

    February 5, 2015 at 8:56 am

    The Tar Heel football team inked 19 signees, eight four-star players and landed the state’s No. 1 player on National Signing Day, but it’s the 25th-ranked recruiting class’ fresh defensive leadership and vision that stole the show at Kenan Football Center Wednesday afternoon. ***Listen to the story*** It’s easy to see why UNC head coach […]

  • UNC head coach Larry Fedora (Elliott Rubin)

    National Signing Day To Usher In Newest Tar Heels

    February 3, 2015 at 6:34 pm

    The 2015 Signing Day promises to be a pivotal one for a Tar Heel football program that’s been shaking things up in the coaching ranks this offseason.

  • Kennedy Meeks battles UVA defenders (Todd Melet)

    Dominant Cavaliers Smack Down Tar Heels

    February 2, 2015 at 10:28 pm

    The No. 12 North Carolina men’s basketball team fell flat in the second half for the second straight game, falling to No. 3 Virginia, 75-64, Monday night in the Smith Center to drop to 17-6 overall and 7-3 in ACC play.

  • Roy Williams speaks to the UNC bench (Todd Melet)

    Smarting Cavaliers, Tar Heels Meet In Pivotal ACC Battle

    February 1, 2015 at 5:00 pm

    The No. 13 North Carolina men’s basketball team, 17-5 overall and 7-2 in ACC play, looks to avoid a two-game slide Monday night in the Smith Center when the league-leading and second-ranked Virginia Cavaliers, 19-1 overall and 7-1 in conference, visit Chapel Hill for a pivotal ACC showdown.

  • Tar Heels have been clicking on offense in recent weeks (Todd Melet)

    Tar Heels Hope To Hit Lucky Seven In Hostile Territory

    January 30, 2015 at 8:32 am

    The No. 13 North Carolina men’s basketball team, 17-4 overall and 7-1 in ACC play, travels to No. 10 Louisville, 17-2 on the season and 5-2 in the league, to take on the defensive-minded Cardinals Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m. in a pivotal ACC showdown.

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    Orange Wrestling wins Big 8 Championship over Chapel Hill

    January 29, 2015 at 8:25 pm

    The Orange High wrestling team maintained its local dominance with a 51-15 victory over Chapel Hill to clinch the Big 8 Conference Championship. The Panthers, under head coach Bobby Shriner, have now won 12 consecutive conference championships. Joe Scott (138), Melik Jiminez (152), Alex Coates (160), Peyton Wilson (195), and Mitchell Copeman (126) all recorded […]

  • Jeff Schoettmer with the Tar Pit student section (Elliott Rubin)

    2015 FB Slate Full of Intrigue for Tar Heels

    January 29, 2015 at 2:20 pm

    A season-opening showdown in Charlotte against South Carolina, seven home games at Kenan Stadium and a Thursday night road contest at Pittsburgh highlight the 2015 Tar Heel football schedule.