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2016-2017 was an incredible year for North Carolina athletics

A national championship, five Final Fours (or NCAA Tournament semi-finals), and five ACC regular season or tournament championships. There were also awards won and records set—both individual and team achievements. At times, it seems easy to take the success that Carolina has had for granted and just brush it off as another typical year for the Tar Heels. (Tar Heel Blog)

No. 2 Carolina Baseball Thumps Miami, Advances To ACC Final

For those who have watched second-seeded North Carolina closely this week, Saturday night's 12-4 win over sixth-seeded Miami in Saturday night's Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Championship semifinal game followed a familiar script. The Tar Heels have outscored their three ACC Championship opponents this week by a combined 34-8. (GoHeels.com)

UNC advances to ACC baseball championship game

North Carolina is headed back to the ACC Baseball Tournament championship game for the first time since winning the title in 2013 (Highlights). UNC scored at least 10 runs for a third straight game, but this time didn’t do it early as they fell behind 3-0 to Miami. But UNC scored three in the fourth and sixth innings and added four in the seventh en route to a 12-4 decision. (Durham Herald-Sun)

ACC Tournament: What to know for semifinal Saturday

North Carolina, ranked No. 2 in the nation and seeded second this week, has been by far the most overpowering squad in Louisville this week. The Tar Heels scored 20 runs in their first eight innings of the tournament, following up a mercy-rule beating of Boston College by jumping all over rival NC State, who entered the game as perhaps the hottest team in the ACC. (Louisville Courier-Journal)

In return to Citi mound, Matt Harvey continues battle with self

Making his first appearance at Citi Field since he was suspended May 6 for not showing up to the ballpark, and the ensuing embarrassing headlines about his partying and love life, Matt Harvey was greeted largely by quiet indifference then had to fight through his lack of command and lower velocity as the Mets bats bailed him out for a 9-3 win. (New York Daily News)

Tar Heels stomp Pack

The North Carolina baseball team wasted little time jumping on rival N.C. State on Friday in the ACC baseball tournament. The Tar Heels earned a 12-4 victory over the Wolfpack, using a 10-run first inning to set the tone en route to securing a spot in Saturday’s 4 p.m. semifinal against Miami. UNC (46-11) scored eight runs with two outs in the first inning and never looked back. (The Robesonian)

ACC Tournament: North Carolina crushes rival NC State, 12-4

No. 2 seed North Carolina used a barrage of first-inning hits and several NC State miscues to cruise past the No. 7-seed Wolfpack, 12-4 on Friday night (Highlights). The win lands the Tar Heels the last semifinal spot in this week’s ACC Baseball Tournament at Louisville Slugger Field. North Carolina hitters totaled nine hits in the first inning, scoring 10 runs. (Louisville Courier-Journal)

No. 2 Carolina Baseball Surges Into ACC Tourney Semis With 12-4 Win

With elimination of higher-seeded teams becoming a theme of the 2017 ACC Baseball Championship, North Carolina made certain it didn't join the wave of unexpected departures. The second-seeded Tar Heels ambushed seventh-seeded rival NC State with a 10-run first inning and went on to post a 12-4 victory in Friday night's Pool B finale at Louisville Slugger Field. (GoHeels.com)

UNC routs NC State to gain semifinal berth in ACC baseball tournament

North Carolina plated 10 runs in the first inning and then coasted its way into the ACC Baseball Tournament semifinals. The Tar Heels have scored 22 runs in its first two games and whipped N.C. State 12-4 in the final pool play game on Friday night at Louisville Slugger Field. North Carolina now plays Miami at 4 p.m. on Saturday in the second semifinal. (Durham Herald-Sun)

UNC, NC State have a history in ACC tournament

NC State and North Carolina will look to add another chapter to a history of epic postseason clashes when the two archrivals meet in a winner-take-all game on Friday night to end pool play in the 2017 ACC baseball tournament. The match up between the Wolfpack and Tar Heels will determine who advances from Pool B to play the winner of Pool C in Saturday's semifinal game. (North State Journal)

The first ever UNC Major League Baseball player, and his role in UNC basketball history

The Tar Heel presence in MLB all started with a player whose connection to the school goes beyond just throwing a baseball. Bob Lawson was a pitcher for North Carolina in the late 1890s. In 1906, the now Dr. Robert Lawson was purported to have brought basketball to UNC. Lawson was one of the figures that gave permission to start a varsity basketball team. (Tar Heel Blog)

What to know for Friday at the ACC Baseball Tournament

North Carolina looked very much like one of the nation’s top clubs on Thursday in a mercy-rule whipping 11th-seeded Boston College. The Tar Heels figure to get a much tougher test Friday night against their backyard rival. NC State has been red-hot of late, winning 14 of its past 16 games and probably playing itself into a safe NCAA at-large bid. (Louisville Courier-Journal)

UNC's Bo Weiss among Major League sons making names for themselves in North Carolina

Bo Weiss also packed his bags and went elsewhere. But instead of distancing himself from his dad’s legacy in Denver -- where in addition to playing for the Rockies, he also managed the team for four seasons -- the youngster did the opposite by signing to play at Walt’s alma mater. He’s reminded of his father’s success at UNC every time he walks into Boshamer Stadium. (North State Journal)

UNC Baseball Opens Its ACC Tournament Run With Mercy Rule Victory Over Boston College

Fans in attendance Thursday at Louisville Slugger Stadium for the ACC Baseball Tournament were treated to a rare sighting in the opening game of the afternoon. For the first time in four meetings this season, Boston College held No. 2 UNC below 15 runs. Unfortunately for the Eagles, the Tar Heels triggered the event’s mercy rule on the way to a commanding 10-0 victory in just seven innings. (Chapelboro.com)

UNC baseball introduces team service dog and it's a total home run

On UNC's second-seeded baseball team, there are right-handed pitchers and left-handed pitchers. There are first basemen and shortstops, outfielders and infielders. And now, there's a service dog on the roster as well. That's right: The UNC baseball team just became the first NCAA team in the ACC — and possibly even the country — to boast a team service dog. (CBS News)

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