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Tar Heels Rally In Ninth Inning To Top Elon, 5-4
North Carolina scored three times in the bottom of the ninth to beat visiting Elon 5-4 Wednesday evening in non-conference action at Boshamer Stadium. Landon...

The storm is coming for UNC's Skye Bolt
North Carolina has been waiting for the storm to come. Junior shortstop Michael Russell has been anticipating it all year long. And — finally —...

Carolina Falls In Series Finale To Wake
Wake Forest raced out to a 5-1 lead and held on late to salvage the finale of a three-game series with a 6-5 win over...

Diamond Heels Edge Demon Deacons, 4-3
Michael Russell's sacrifice fly scored Adam Pate in the bottom of the seventh, and No. 29 North Carolina held on for a 4-3 win over...

Michael Russell thrives in leadoff spot
He’d only done it once, maybe twice, in about three years. Typically a middle-of-the-order hitter, North Carolina junior shortstop Michael Russell and the leadoff batting...

Bogucki, Tar Heels Blank Aggies, 10-0
A.J. Bogucki carried a no-hitter into the seventh in his first career start and North Carolina topped N.C. A&T 10-0 Tuesday evening at Boshamer Stadium...

UNC Baseball Thumps Boston College, 12-2
Zac Gallen and Reilly Hovis combined to allow just two runs on five hits and No. 30 Carolina pounded out 16 hits as the Tar...

Diamond Heels Drop 10-9 Decision At Boston College
Blake Butera singled home Nick Colucci in the bottom of the ninth and Boston College rallied for a stunning 10-9 win over North Carolina Saturday...

Q&A: Michael Russell
North Carolina shortstop Michael Russell is one of the Diamond Heels' most energetic players, and with a roster stocked full of underclassmen, the Charlotte native...

No. 18 Carolina Drops Series Finale At Duke, 6-4
Duke completed its first sweep of North Carolina in 20 years with a 6-4 win over the visiting Tar Heels Sunday afternoon at Jack Coombs...

No. 18 Tar Heel Baseball Falls To Duke In 12, 9-8
Ryan Deitrich's game-winning single in the bottom of the 12th gave Duke a series-clinching 9-8 win over No. 18 North Carolina Saturday at Jack Coombs...

No. 13 Tar Heels Slug Past Maryland, 9-4
Zac Gallen picked up his second win of the year and Chris McCue got the final eight outs for his seventh save in as many...

Tar Heels Hammer Charleston, 12-3
Trent Thornton had a career-high 10 strikeouts and Michael Russell had four hits and drove in four as No. 11 North Carolina evened its series...

Benton Moss Commands For UNC's Navy Squad
With three of the Tar Heels' returning starters, Skye Bolt, Michael Russell and Parks Jordan, the Navy squad had the offense to manufacture runs. But...

Pitcher Ryder Ryan next in the Huntersville to Chapel Hill pipeline
It’s worked out well before, and Ryder Ryan is hoping it will again. When baseball players from northern Mecklenburg County have suited up for the...

Michael Russell looks to build off trip to Omaha
UNC shortstop Michael Russell will cherish his first trip to the College World Series for a long time. Russell, a sophomore for the Tar Heels,...

Five Diamond Heels Named ACC All-Academic
North Carolina placed five Tar Heels on the 2013 ACC All-Academic Team on Monday, led by two-time honorees Benton Moss and Chris Munnelly. Moss and...

Video: UNC-NC State CWS Post-Game Press Conference
Brian Holberton, Hobbs Johnson, Michael Russell, Colin Moran, and Head Coach Mike Fox talk to the media following North Carolina's 7-0 victory over NC State...

Johnson's Gem Lifts UNC Past NC State
North Carolina's Hobbs Johnson combined with Chris McCue on a five-hitter, and the Tar Heels stayed alive in the College World Series with a 7-0...

Russell, Tar Heels eliminate Wolfpack
Michael Russell drove in three runs Thursday night as North Carolina extended its stay at the College World Series with a 7-0 win over North...

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