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I'm A Tar Heel: Joey Ward

Carolina Fans, I look back and reflect on the great five years that I've been part of the Carolina community. A big reason I chose to come to this great University was the fact that everyone in Chapel Hill "bled Carolina Blue". At the time, I didn't know what that meant but I would soon find out. The minute I stepped on campus I knew I would be calling this place home. (GoHeels.com)

Pins Carry The Day In UNC Wrestling Win Over Duke

Pins by junior Daniel Chaid and freshman Devin Kane and a major decision by redshirt junior Troy Heilmann lifted the North Carolina wrestling team to a 25-15 win over host Duke Wednesday night at Card Gym. Carolina fell into an early 8-0 hole but won five straight bouts to take control of the dual and avenge last year's loss the Blue Devils. (GoHeels.com)

UNC moves home athletic events off campus due to state of emergency

The UNC athletic department has moved or canceled a handful of on-campus events due to Orange Country's state of emergency after a major water main break. The Tar Heels had several events scheduled on-campus this weekend. UNC has not made an announcement about Saturday's 6 p.m. men's basketball game against Notre Dame as of 5:20 p.m. Friday. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Tar Heels Win Four Bouts In Brawl At The Hall

UNC and NC State split the first six bouts of the Brawl At The Hall, but the Wolfpack scored a 19-11 win over the Tar Heels Monday at Memorial Hall. Joey Moon, Ethan Ramos, Danny Chaid and Nick Lirette were winners for Carolina, which hosted its first dual at the venerable campus landmark in front of one of the largest and most enthusiastic crowds in UNC wrestling history. (GoHeels.com)

Brawl At The Hall Set For Monday Night In Chapel Hill

Wrestling fans will be treated to a top-3 showdown when Carolina's Joey Ward and NC State's Kevin Jack meet in the final bout of the Brawl At The Hall, set for Monday night at 7 p.m. at UNC's Memorial Hall. Ward is 20-2 on the year and ranked No. 3 nationally at 141 pounds in the ASICS FloRankings, while Jack is 22-1 and ranked second in the country. (GoHeels.com)

Austin O'Connor, Jaime Hernandez Commit To UNC Wrestling

Coleman Scott and UNC just landed Austin O'Connor, the 3rd ranked 152 pounder in the country, and Jaime Hernandez, the 5th ranked 138 pounder. UNC's has made some outstanding additions lately. Tony Ramos was added this Summer after leaving Iowa, and the Tar Heel Wrestling Club named Olympic Champion Kenny Monday their head coach. (Flo Wrestling)

Lower Concessions Prices & More Options At UNC Venues

The UNC department of athletics and its concessions partner, Aramark Sports and Entertainment, is introducing reduced concessions prices and new outside food and beverage options for all Olympic sports venues for the 2016-17 school year. Fans can enjoy lower-priced food and beverage options at Olympic sports events. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Olympic sports and the impact of the ACC Network

As Bubba Cunningham says in the video, the ACC Network will give the Olympic teams at UNC much more exposure. The network will allow for fans, family, and recruits to watch these teams from anywhere in the world. This certainly will help in recruiting new athletes. It will show recruits, who may not be able to easily get to Chapel Hill, all that UNC has to offer. (Tar Heel Blog)

ACC Academic Honor Roll Includes All-Time High From UNC

An all-time high 356 UNC student-athletes have been named to the 2015-16 ACC Academic Honor Roll, announced Thursday. The ACC Academic Honor Roll recognizes student-athletes who participated in a varsity-level sport and registered a grade point average of 3.0 or better for the full academic year. (GoHeels.com)

Twenty-Four Tar Heels Earned Perfect Grades In Spring

Twenty-four UNC student-athletes earned perfect 4.0 grade point averages for the 2016 spring semester. Among them are three Tar Heels who were also national champions this spring: women’s lacrosse team members Kelly Devlin, Mallory Frysinger and Elizabeth Haus. Three other student-athletes had perfect 4.0 GPAs in both the fall and spring semesters. (GoHeels.com)

UNC's Top 25 Wins of 2015-16: No. 25-21

No. 23: Carolina 77, Syracuse 73 - Women's Basketball, Jan. 7, 2016: A disappointing season that was derailed by an injury to senior Xylina McDaniel had its high point on Jan. 7, when the Tar Heels knocked off eventual NCAA finalist Syracuse 77-73 at Carmichael Arena. (GoHeels.com)

Joe Galli Inducted Into Wrestling Hall Of Fame

Former UNC wrestling captain and ACC champion Joe Galli was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame as the organization's Outstanding American in a ceremony over the weekend. The Outstanding American award recognizes individuals who have used the disciplines of the sport to launch notable careers after concluding their wrestling career. (GoHeels.com)

Scholar-Athlete Luncheon Recognizes Academic Excellence

The day’s highest honor went to the Top 10 Scholar-Athletes, the five senior men and women who rank the highest in the most impressive collegiate statistic: grade point average. Each invited a faculty member and introduced him or her during brief remarks. In addition to speaking about each honored faculty member, the students looked back on their time at UNC. (GoHeels.com)

Ex-Hawkeye Tony Ramos joins UNC Wrestling Staff

Tony Ramos, the most recent Iowa wrestler to win an NCAA title, has joined the coaching staff at North Carolina. Ramos announced the move Wednesday on Twitter, a little over two weeks after he lost to another former Hawkeye, Daniel Dennis, in the finals of the U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Iowa City. (Quad City Times)

Henderson, Utley Named To ACC All-Academic Wrestling Team

Fifth-year seniors Robert Henderson and Alex Utley were named to the 2016 All-ACC Academic Team for wrestling, Commissioner John Swofford announced Tuesday. Henderson and Utley each qualified for the NCAA Championships in their final season at Carolina. Utley was the lone four-time selection on the 2016 team. (GoHeels.com)

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