Matt Oakes


CHAPEL HILL—The Tar Heels improved to 6-5 and gained bowl eligibility with a school record 80 points and an emphatic 80-20 victory. Carolina dominated play offensively throughout the contest, and the improving defense continuously flustered quarterback Tyler Heinicke. In short, UNC dominated in every facet of the game. All kinds of records were shattered including the most offensive yards ever by a Carolina football team. The proceedings began with the Monarchs getting the ball first. Veteran quarterback Tyler Heinicke was flushed out of the pocket on a hurry by Tar Heel Travis Hughes. Quarterback Marquise Williams threw a deep...

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HS Football Roundup: Orange Outlasts Cleveland to Set Up Southern Durham Rematch

CLAYTON, N.C.– The Orange Panthers survived a back-and-forth battle with Cleveland to pull out a 59-50 win to improve to 12-1 on the year and set up a much anticipated rematch with Southern Durham next week. No. 2 Southern Durham shut down Cardinal Gibbons 33-28 to hold up their end of the bargain. Orange’s Patrick Pettiford and Ky Muller were huge playmakers for the Panthers and spurred the offense on to the win over the Rams....

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Coach Williams Aims for Tar Heel Rebound

“It should get our guys’ attention that the team that beat us lost to the guys we’re getting ready to play next. Chris [Richmond coach] does a really nice job with his team, he always has. They play more of a half-court game,” Coach Williams says.

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