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Louisville Hires Hillsborough Native Scott Satterfield as New Head Football Coach

Louisville announced Tuesday the hiring of new head football coach Scott Satterfield, who previously led Appalachian State to a 51-24 record over the last six seasons. Satterfield is a native of Hillsborough who played quarterback at Orange High School from 1989 to 1991 before going on to play at Appalachian State under legendary head coach Jerry Moore. The deal to take over at Louisville is reportedly for six years at $3.25 million per year. Last season saw the Cardinals fire head coach Bobby Petrino after starting the year 2-8, as they struggled to replace former Heisman Trophy winning quarterback...

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Anthony Ratliff-Williams Declares for NFL Draft, Will Skip Senior Season at UNC

UNC junior wide receiver Anthony Ratliff-Williams tweeted Tuesday that he will forego his senior season in Chapel Hill and enter his name into the 2019 NFL Draft process. ‚úĆūüŹĹ All Love pic.twitter.com/B2A4hDCdWq — ARW (@ARatWill) December 4, 2018 This comes as the most recent blow for the Tar Heel football program, which is looking to rebuild itself under new–and former–head coach Mack Brown after firing Larry Fedora at the end of the 2018 regular season. Ratliff-Williams has been UNC’s top offensive playmaker in each of the last two seasons. Originally recruited as a quarterback, the Matthews native excelled as...

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UNC Wrestling Moves Up Two Spots to No. 12 in Newest Rankings

The UNC wrestling team moved up two spots to No. 12 in the newest National Wrestling Coaches Association Top 25, which was released on Tuesday. So far this season, the Tar Heels are 3-0 in duals competition and are coming off of an 11th place finish at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational–a tournament which includes many of the nation’s top teams. Next on the schedule is a critical dual meet pitting UNC against No. 11 Nebraska in Chapel Hill on Saturday, Dec. 15. For the full rankings, click here.     Photo via UNC...

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Coby White to Miss Wednesday’s Game vs. UNCW With Ankle Injury

UNC freshman point guard Coby White will miss the Tar Heels’ game against UNCW at the Smith Center on Wednesday night due to an ankle injury, head coach Roy Williams announced Monday during his weekly radio show. Williams said it was more of a precautionary move than anything serious. So far this season, White has started all eight of UNC’s games and leads the team with 15.3 points per outing. Junior Seventh Woods is expected to start in White’s place on Wednesday.     Photo via Todd...

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UNC Drops in AP Men’s Basketball Top 25

The Associated Press released its most recent edition of the men’s basketball Top 25 on Monday, with UNC dropping three spots from No. 11 to No. 14 coming off a blowout loss on the road to Michigan. It’s the second consecutive week that the Tar Heels have dropped in the poll, following a four-spot drop the previous week resulting from a loss to Texas. Gonzaga, Kansas, Duke and Virginia held on to the top four spots in the rankings, with Michigan moving up to No. 5 after its big win over the Tar Heels. The rest of the top...

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Women’s Soccer: UNC Falls to Florida State in NCAA Championship Final

A goal in the 60th minute by Dallas Dorosy led Florida State to a 1-0 victory over UNC on Sunday afternoon in the NCAA Women’s Soccer Tournament Championship game. The loss ended the Tar Heels’ quest to capture their first national title since 2012, which is the longest drought in the program’s storied history. In front of a crowd of over 12,000 fans at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, UNC (21-4-2)battled hard throughout the entirety of the game–tying the Seminoles (20-4-3) at eight shots apiece. Dorosy’s goal ultimately proved to be the difference, however, as the Florida State defense...

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Maine Upsets UNC Women’s Basketball in Chapel Hill

Led by a barrage of 16 three-pointers, the University of Maine pulled off an 85-73 upset on Sunday at Carmichael Arena over the UNC women’s basketball team. The teams were tied 18-18 after the first quarter, but Maine pulled away and led by as many as 21 points during the second quarter. From there, the Tar Heels struggled to mount any type of comeback. Janelle Bailey led UNC with 21 points in the game, while guard Stephanie Watts added 16. The Tar Heels fell to 5-4 this season. Maine improved to 5-2. Up Next: UNC will look to get...

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Former UNC All-American Gregg Berhalter Named New Head Coach of U.S. Men’s Soccer National Team

The U.S. Soccer Federation announced Sunday morning that it has decided to hire former UNC All-American Gregg Berhalter as the new head coach of the men’s national team. A two-time World Cup veteran for the U.S., Berhalter becomes the first player with World Cup experience for the country to take over as head coach. He has 25 years of experience as a¬†player and head coach for clubs in England, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United States. While at UNC, Berhalter was named an All-American in 1992 and 1993 and was recognized in 2002 as one of the top...

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Julia Ashley’s Double Overtime Goal Sends UNC Women’s Soccer Past Georgetown, Into NCAA Championship Match

Senior Julia Ashley scored a goal in double overtime Friday night at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, lifting the UNC women’s soccer team to a 1-0 victory over previously undefeated Georgetown–a win that has the Tar Heels just one victory away from their first NCAA championship since 2012. It was the first meeting ever between the two teams in the sport, with UNC improving to 21-3-2 on the season and Georgetown dropping to 21-1-3. The Tar Heels piled up 20 shots in the match compared to just nine for the Hoyas, but it wasn’t until Ashley scored off of...

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Luke Maye a Candidate for Senior CLASS Award

UNC forward Luke Maye was among 30 players selected Friday as candidates for the Senior CLASS award in men’s basketball. Eligibility for the award includes having a student-athlete¬†classified as an NCAA Division I senior who has notable achievements in four areas of excellence: community, classroom, character and competition.¬† Last season saw Maye earn First Team All-ACC and Third Team All-American honors, while also earning the ACC’s Skip Prosser Award as the league’s top basketball student-athlete. The Huntersville native is also a three-time Academic All-ACC selection. In February, the 30-player list will be narrowed to 10 finalists. The winner will...

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