By Matt Oakes Sports Director, Columnist & Commentator // UNC 2013
  • The Tar Heel defense has been opportunistic this season (Elliott Rubin)

    Veteran Tar Heels Prepping UNC Youth for Saturday Showdown

    September 16, 2014 at 5:15 pm

    The No. 25 UNC football team is busy preparing for the in-state showdown at East Carolina Saturday afternoon in Greenville.

  • UNC head coach Larry Fedora (Elliott Rubin)

    Coach Fedora Relishing UNC-ECU Rivalry, Chance for Revenge

    September 15, 2014 at 6:03 pm

    Game week is back for the Carolina football team. And with a trip down to Greenville to face East Carolina in Pirate country on tap for Saturday, head coach Larry Fedora and the Tar Heels know they will have to be at their best to emerge with a victory and improve to 3-0 on the season.

  • Coach Fedora and Lucas Crowley (Elliott Rubin)

    UNC Making The Most of Bye Week

    September 11, 2014 at 7:16 pm

    The No. 25 North Carolina football team won’t have to game plan for an opponent on Saturday, but the Tar Heels have been working hard nonetheless in their bye week.

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    The Grid: Week Four

    September 11, 2014 at 4:05 pm

    Week four of high school football on WCHL features an intriguing contest between the 2-1 Carrboro Jaguars and the undefeated Northwood Chargers, sitting at 3-0. The collision in Carrboro promises to produce a high-octane offensive shootout.

  • Anson Dorrance (UNC Athletics)

    Anson Dorrance, Tar Heels ‘Defending the Legacy’ in 2014

    September 10, 2014 at 6:00 pm

    The tenth-ranked North Carolina women’s soccer team, 3-2-1 on the season, still has a ways to go to climb to the national championship-winning level head coach Anson Dorrance is so accustomed to. But no matter the year, the end goal remains the same for the Tar Heels.

  • Jamie Loeb swats a forehand (ESPN)

    Tar Heel Jamie Loeb Claims American Collegiate Invitational

    September 9, 2014 at 5:23 pm

    Carolina women’s tennis phenom Jamie Loeb is continuing her dominant form into her sophomore year at Chapel Hill.

  • UNC head coach Larry Fedora (UNC Athletics)

    Coach Fedora: UNC Getting Back to Fundamentals in Bye Week

    September 8, 2014 at 7:13 pm

    UNC head football coach Larry Fedora is glad his Tar Heels are 2-0, but knows there’s a need for improvement with a touch schedule looming after the bye week.

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

    Tar Heels Feeding Off Electricity, Energy of Kenan Fans

    September 7, 2014 at 4:56 pm

    UNC head coach Larry Fedora and players were quick to point out the impact of the rowdy crowd that generated a true home-field advantage inside a striped-out Kenan Stadium Saturday night in the Tar Heels’ 31-27 comeback win over the San Diego State Aztecs.

  • Ryan Switzer gets the handoff for the Tar Heels (Elliott Rubin)

    Tar Heels Conquer Aztecs With 31-27 Comeback Stripe Out Win

    September 6, 2014 at 11:30 pm

    The No. 21 North Carolina football team rallied from a 24-14 fourth quarter deficit to down San Diego State 31-27 and improve to 2-0 on the season in a raucous atmosphere inside Kenan Stadium Saturday night.

  • The Grid: Week 3

    September 5, 2014 at 6:30 pm

    Week three of high school football on WCHL features a local showdown between two undefeated teams as the 2-0 Carrboro Jaguars play host to the 2-0 Chapel Hill Tigers. The matchup pits two squads hungry to continue their turnarounds from a season ago. The Tigers have earned some revenge from losses in 2013 with back-to-back […]

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