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Rameses becomes a father to triplets
Rameses has once again become more than UNC’s iconic living mascot — he has also become a father. About 13 days ago, a living tradition...

Girls And Women In Sports Day Means Fun For All
Athletes of all ages found much to celebrate Sunday as UNC commemorated National Girls and Women in Sports Day with an event at the Eddie...

Extra Points: Dominion, Indeed
Among all the noteworthy athletic and physical wonders seen in Kenan Stadium on Saturday—and they were considerable—one of the most remarkable occurred late in the...

Saturday Marks 6th Anniversary Of Former UNC Mascot's Passing
Saturday is the sixth anniversary of former UNC mascot Jason Ray’s passing. Jason was the victim of a hit-and-run accident in 2007. “It does not...

UNC, Duke mascots share secrets inside the suits
They are the ultimate school cheerleaders, but players, coaches and fans don’t know their names, what they look like or the sound of their voices...

Hogan family continues to care for UNC mascot
Rocky is a typical young Dorset Horned sheep most days, dining on grass and kicking up his heels in the pasture at Magnolia View Farm...

New ‘Rameses’ wows at first football game
Seven-month-old Rocky is the youngest ram to ever represent the Tar Heels — and he’s already making his trainers proud. After the unexpected death of...

UNC mascot's parents urge organ donation
Charlotte and Emmitt Ray were in Chapel Hill Sunday to raise money for the Jason Ray Foundation. It's named after their son who was the...

Brunch Will Honor Memory Of Student Rameses Mascot
On Sunday, the Chapel Hill community will do its part to honor the memory of a student who suited up in the Ramses mascot outfit...

Rameses, a role assumed by 19 rams since 1924, has colorful past
The distinctive ram with Carolina blue horns has a storied history with UNC athletics, but much of its past is unknown to the University community...

UNC’s 18th Rameses mascot dies
Rameses, whose unmistakable Carolina blue horns are a staple at UNC football games, died Thursday evening of natural causes. The 18th Rameses will be buried...

X-rays negative on fallen cheerleader
The North Carolina cheerleader who took a hard fall during the Tar Heels' win over Elon on Thursday night was released from the hospital after...

From Fetzer To Finley: Norm Sper & The Victory Bell
Norm Sper was best known as the head cheerleader during the Charlie Justice era and the first UNC swimmer or diver to ever be named...

From Fetzer To Finley: Norm Sper--A Life Well Lived
Norm Sper's was a name that from time to time came up in the history of Carolina athletic lore. One of the most multi-faceted collegians...

Third Jason Ray golf tournament set for Sept. 26
Organizers have announced plans for the third annual Jason Ray/Liberty Mutual Invitational Golf Tournament on Sept. 26 (River Run Country Club, Davidson, NC). Ray was...

Remembering Ronald Griffin, who received the gift of life from late UNC mascot
The family and friends entered the small Irvington church dressed in black, but they also carried a small sliver of baby blue. It was a...

Ronald Griffin forever tied to Jason Ray
Ronald Griffin, the New Jersey man whose life was saved four years ago when he received the heart of former University of North Carolina mascot...

After a Death, a Gift of Life Is Enduring
No one from this host city for the East Regional of the N.C.A.A. men’s basketball tournament will be rooting harder for North Carolina when it...

A true UNC mascot …
I remember the day well. It was the end of March almost four years ago, and UNC was in the middle of the NCAA tournament...

Mascot’s Death Reveals True Madness of Sports
The madness of March -- not to mention the accompanying euphoria, despondence and despair -- seems like the perfect backdrop to remind sports fans of...

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