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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)

Leadership Academy Celebrates 2012-13

The Richard A. Baddour Carolina Leadership Academy celebrated its ninth year of excellence in student-athlete leadership training at its year-end banquet, held April 15 in the Concourse Club of the Blue Zone. The event, attended by students, coaches and administrators, included its hallmark elements as well as several new additions. (GoHeels.com)

From baseball to javelin, UNC thrower aims high

When it comes to throwing the javelin North Carolina's Houston Summers is about as new as it gets. "I had never even been to a track meet before, and I'd never even touched a javelin in my life," said Summers. But Summers is no ordinary student-athlete, he’s a 25-year-old college freshman, back in school after spending 6 years playing minor league baseball. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Shalane Flanagan Finishes 4th In Boston Marathon

Marblehead native (and UNC alum) Shalane Flanagan finished her first Boston Marathon in fourth place. Fighting back tears at the finish line, Flanagan told WBZ-TV that her 2:27:08 time wasn’t the ending she had hoped for. “What we all dream about as athletes is winning and Kara and I really wanted to win this for everyone, especially people who have supported me here,” Flanagan said (CBS Boston)

Weekend Watch: April 12-14

Football concludes the spring practice season with the annual spring scrimmage. Make a full day of it, with the Bell Tower Park opening at 11, an autograph session at 12:45, and the game at 3. The new Tar Heel uniforms will be unveiled. During the first quarter of the game, Giovani Bernard will be presented with the College Football Performance Awards' punt returner of the year award. (Tar Heel Monthly)

Weekend Watch: April 5-7

North Carolina football's scrimmage trip to Greensboro has been canceled due to weather, so the Tar Heels will practice at Kenan Stadium at 5 p.m. Friday. The practice is open to the public. No. 1 Carolina baseball hosts Maryland Friday at 7, Saturday at 6 (with fireworks afterward) and Sunday at 1. (Tar Heel Monthly)

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)

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)

Weekend Watch: February 8-10

The big story is Sylvia Hatchell getting her 900th win last night at Boston College. Women's basketball will go for Hatchell's 901st win Sunday at 11:30 at Georgia Tech, on ESPNU. Men's basketball looks to continue the solid play of late as they travel to ACC-leading Miami. That game tips off Saturday at 2 on ESPN. The Tar Heels will wear Carolina Blue Nike Hyper Elite jerseys. (Tar Heel Monthly)

Romar Morris finishes 2nd in 60-meter dash at track meet

Meaders praised sprinter Romar Morris on his debut with the team. “Romar finished second overall (in the 60-meter dash) so I thought that was a pretty good competitive effort for his first meet of the year,” Meaders said. “We’re hoping he’s going to continue to run better as the season progresses.” (Daily Tar Heel)

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)

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