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Barth Brothers host annual kicking camp

Chicago Bears Kicker and Wilmington native , along with his brother Casey, held their annual kicking camp at Hoggard High School. “It’s an honor to be able to do this every year and give back some of the knowledge that we gained from here and at UNC and for Connor from the pros,” Former Hoggard and UNC Tar-Heel Kicker said. (WWAY)

The voice of the Tar Heels, Woody Durham, lives with a painful silence

's final football game was Dec. 30, 2010, the Music City Bowl remembered for its ending. ’s 23-yard field goal beat Tennessee in double overtime. Woody captured the moment with his usual elegance: “Snap, spot, kick. Good! Carolina wins!” And then his next eight words – “The Tar Heels win, the Music City...Bowl...” – provided a subtle clue of the eroding connections in his brain. (Raleigh News & Observer)

Rapid Reactions: Georgia Tech

Two more field goals for , who passed for sixth on the all-time UNC scoring list with 12 points on Saturday. Weiler already has the single-season scoring record, and the senior place-kicker could rise as high as No. 3 on the career chart. 's 358 points from 2008-12 may be one of UNC football's most unbreakable records. (GoHeels.com)

Turner's Take: The Lessons of the Past

The last time UNC football traveled to Florida State's Doak Campbell Stadium, they came away with a 37-35 win, a thriller that ended with back-to-back field goal attempts: the Tar Heels' hit from 22 yards with 55 seconds to play; Florida State's Dustin Hopkins missed from 40 yards with two seconds on the clock. It was UNC's only win in ten games in Tallahassee. (GoHeels.com)

Barth brothers kicking clinic coming in July

Hoggard High School graduates Connor and will hold their annual free summer kicking clinic 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 12, at Scott Braswell Stadium. Kickin' it with the Barth Brothers is open to kickers of all ages. (Wilmington Star News)

Casey Barth discusses highs and lows of being a kicker

was a standout kicker for the Tar Heels – he holds numerous records in Chapel Hill, where he had plenty of incredible memories. "The best moment for me was the Music City Bowl in 2010 when I hit the game-tying and game-winning field goal. Even when I see it now I still get goosebumps." But residence on Cloud Nine is never permanent – the misses stick with you. (WECT)

Casey Barth’s pro career alive and kicking, thanks to unexpected opportunity

traveled west recently to attend a kicking camp and, perhaps, make a few contacts that could eventually lead to a future pro football opportunity. He ended up with a full-time job and an unlikely reunion with an old friend. The former Hoggard High and North Carolina star agreed to a contract Monday to spend the rest of the season kicking for the Arizona Rattlers of the Arena Football League. (Wilmington Star News)

ACC Week 5: Did you know?

The Tar Heels have made 183 consecutive extra points, the nation's third-longest active streak, behind Washington (195) and Texas Tech (232). converted a school-record 126 in a row, while current place kicker has an error-less streak of 57 PATs. UNC last missed an extra point Sept. 5, 2009, when Barth missed a second-quarter PAT in a 40-6 win over The Citadel. (ESPN.com)

Thomas Moore takes the UNC kickers' torch

Place kickers have played a vital role in UNC football for the better part of four decades. A good measure of that impact can be found in UNC's list of career field goal leaders. Ten of the 14 Tar Heel kickers between 1975 and 2012 can be found on that list, starting with Tom "Down The Middle'' Biddle in '75 to record holder last year. Junior would like to add his name to that list. (Inside Carolina)

Connor Barth sets example at Wilmington kicking camp

Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicker looked into the faces of the roughly 65 kids sitting in the grass at Hoggard Stadium. He saw a little of himself in each of those faces. Barth, who starred at Hoggard and then North Carolina before becoming a member of the Bucs, along with his brother, , and other guests hosted a free kicking camp on Saturday. (Wilmington Star News)

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