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UNC Claims Top Women's Program Award

UNC has won one of the most prestigious trophies in college sports. The Tar Heels' women's athletics program finished first in the annual Capital One Cup, which is awarded to the best men's and women's Division I athletics programs in the country. North Carolina will be formally honored for their accomplishment during this year's ESPY Awards ceremony in Los Angeles on July 17. (GoHeels.com)

Chansky: A Night That Glittered

The event held Monday night at Memorial Hall was a genuine breath of fresh air, an opportunity to acknowledge, display and celebrate the incredible group of 800 athletes at Carolina and a veteran coaching staff that, by record alone, has no superior in collegiate sports. It was called the first annual Rammy Awards, a light blue combination of the Grammy’s and ESPY’s. (Chapelboro.com)

Tar Heels Celebrate At Rammy Awards

UNC's student-athletes, coaches, athletics staff and supporters celebrated the 2012-13 school year and the competition that was part of it on Monday evening at the inaugural Rammy Awards. The event, held at Memorial Hall on the UNC campus, recognized outstanding academic, athletic and community outreach performances and also highlighted the artistic talent of Carolina student-athletes. (GoHeels.com)

Lucas: A Red-Carpet Night

The Rammys are a twist on the traditional end-of-year all-sports banquet, which had gotten a little stale in recent years. So instead of sitting at a formal dinner, the entire student-athlete population will assemble tonight at Memorial Hall for an ESPYs-type show celebrating the year in Tar Heel sports-and also some of the talent outside of sports that makes Carolina student-athletes unique. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Sixth In Directors' Cup Standings

North Carolina ranks sixth in the latest Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Division I Standings, announced Wednesday. The Tar Heels gained points in winter competition for finishing 12th in women's swimming, 13th in fencing, 22nd in wrestling, 29th in men's swimming and 52nd in women's track and field. UNC leads all ACC schools in the standings. (GoHeels.com)

Weekend Watch: March 29-31

#1 Carolina baseball takes on Clemson in an ACC showdown Saturday at 6, Sunday at 7 (Fox Sports South) and Monday at 6 (ESPNU). Men's Lacrosse is on a roll, having won three straight over great competition. They will host Johns Hopkins Saturday at noon in Kenan Stadium. If you can't be there, watch on ESPN3. (Tar Heel Monthly)

Weekend Watch: March 22-24

Men's basketball takes on Villanova tonight at 7:20 p.m. EDT in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on TNT. Women's basketball begins tournament play Sunday at 2:30 p.m. against Albany in Newark, Del. Baseball was supposed to be in Boston this weekend, but he field in Chestnut Hill is unplayable due to recent weather. So the Tar Heels and Eagles will do battle in Chapel Hill. (Tar Heel Monthly)

These two truly dive into UNC-Duke rivalry

There have been times when Drew Johansen will go upstairs to the home office, call one of the nation’s top diving recruits and try to convince the prospect to come to Duke. A few days later, that same recruit will hear from Drew’s wife, Jenny Johansen, who will try to sell the prospect on coming to North Carolina. (Durham Herald-Sun)

Weekend Watch: March 8-10

Men's Basketball closes out the regular season Saturday at 9 against Duke on ESPN. Tar Heel women's basketball is the third seed in this weekend's ACC Tournament in Greensboro. They face #11 Boston College Friday at 8 on Fox Sports South. #1 Carolina baseball begins conference play with a trip to Wake Forest for games Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6, 4, and 1, respectively. (Tar Heel Monthly)

Weekend Watch: February 22-24

Men's basketball looks to even the season series with N.C. State on Saturday. That game tips off at 4 o'clock on ESPN. Women's basketball has a pair of games this weekend, as they travel to Blacksburg to take on Virginia Tech Friday at 8:30 and host N.C. State Sunday at 1:30 on ESPNU. Baseball hosts Stony Brook in a three-game series beginning Friday. (Tar Heel Monthly)

Four Tar Heels Earn ACC Honors

Four UNC senior student-athletes have been selected as recipients of ACC Weaver-James-Corrigan Awards. Rebecca Brooks (swimming and diving), Scott Goodwin (soccer) and Pete Mangum (football) are among 36 student-athletes selected to receive postgraduate scholarships. Jonathan Cooper (football) is one of five from the conference to receive honorary awards, given to student-athletes who plan to pursue professional athletic careers after graduation. (GoHeels.com)

Weekend Watch: February 1-3

Men's Basketball hosts Virginia Tech Saturday at noon. P.J. Hairston, who had first-half 14 points before leaving the Boston College game with a concussion, is unlikely to play. Women's Basketball takes on Duke Sunday at 1 as Sylvia Hatchell goes for win #900. That game is available on ESPNU. (Tar Heel Monthly)

Weekend Watch: January 25-27

Men's basketball looks to keep a good thing going with a trip to Raleigh to take on N.C. State Saturday at 7. That game is on ESPN, and the College Gameday crew will be at PNC Arena all day. Carolina Baseball begins the 2013 season on February 15. They're ranked atop Baseball America's preseason poll. (Tar Heel Monthly)

Weekend Watch: January 18-20

Men's Basketball hosts Maryland at noon on Saturday on ESPN. Prior to the varsity game, you can catch JV men's basketball taking on Davidson County Community College. Rasheed Wallace, who's been dealing with an acute stress reaction in his left foot, says his season is not done. (Tar Heel Monthly)

UNC Athletics: 2012 Year In Pictures

Enjoy and remember 2012 in Carolina athletics with this video compiled of images by staff photographer Jeffrey A. Camarati. The video features images from all 28 varsity sports at UNC with a look back at the 2012 women's soccer national championship, memorable moments from men's basketball, field hockey's run to the title game, and other showcases of Carolina's talented family of student-athletes. (GoHeels.com)

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