UNC Baseball Completes Series Sweep Of No. 8 Louisville

North Carolina completed the series sweep of No. 8 Louisville, 10-4, on Sunday at Boshamer Stadium (Highlights). It was just Louisville's second three-game ACC sweep since joining the league in 2015. UNC held Louisville to six runs over three games, which tied for the fewest number of runs scored for the Cardinals in an ACC series in program history. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Lacrosse Advances With 14-9 Win Over James Madison

Top-seeded North Carolina scored four goals in three minutes to break open a defensive struggle and defeat James Madison, 14-9, in the NCAA Tournament second round on Sunday (Highlights). The Tar Heels advance to next weekend's NCAA quarterfinals at home against No. 8 seed Stony Brook, which beat Rutgers in the second round on Sunday. (GoHeels.com)

Chicago Bears rookie Dazz Newsome already showing the gift of gab

For a Virginian, by way of North Carolina, it didn’t take long for to learn Chicago’s language. “How about every time I talk to somebody, they tell me their favorite food place?” the Bears rookie receiver asked reporters Saturday. Newsome was thankful for the tips but noted: “You know what’s crazy? They ain’t got no Waffle House here.” (Chicago Tribune)

Looking Ahead: R.J. Davis

UNC guard ' lows last season included some struggles, but the highs showed glimpses of what could come down the road. It revealed the 6-foot guard from White Plans, NY, can get on hot streaks shooting from the perimeter, and once the game started slowing down, he found ways to get off less contested shots more so than earlier in the season. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Broncos rookie Javonte Williams a tough, smart running back

was asked if he knew who the smartest player was among the Broncos’ 10 rookie draft picks, measured by the Wonderlic test. He was too humble to guess himself. But he laughed when he was told he was indeed the smartest rookie. Williams is not just a tackle-breaking wonder, Williams was valedictorian at Wallace-Rose Hill High School. (9News.com)

Erin Matson wins third NCAA championship with UNC Field Hockey, recreates Jordan three-peat photo

U.S. Women’s National Team field hockey player and junior captain led the North Carolina field hockey team to its third straight NCAA championship last Sunday. The winning goal was scored off of a corner, where it was inserted to Matson, she did a move around a Michigan defender, and took a reverse shot. The corner play was called for Matson. (FOX 2 St. Louis)

No. 1 UNC Women's Lacrosse Begins NCAA Tournament Drive Sunday

Top-seeded North Carolina begins its quest for a third national championship when it hosts James Madison in the NCAA Tournament second round on Sunday at noon. UNC seeks its third national championship, after having won the NCAA Tournament in both 2013 and 2016. UNC has won 25 consecutive games, the longest streak in school history. (GoHeels.com)

Top Seed UNC Women's Tennis Faces Cal Sunday In NCAAs

The top seed and No. 1 ranked North Carolina women's tennis team has advanced to the NCAA Team Championship Round of 16 and will face No. 16 seed Cal on Sunday at 7 p.m. ET. UNC, 28-0 and unbeaten in 46 dual matches, picked up wins over SC State and Old Dominion last weekend in the opening rounds. The Tar Heels have won 22 straight duals. (GoHeels.com)

Tragic graduation day: Weekend marks 25 years since UNC fraternity fire killed 5 students

This weekend's graduation day marks 25 years since a tragic fire in a UNC fraternity house killed five students. The painful date is etched in local memory: May 12, 1996. It was graduation day – and Mother's Day. A smoldering cigarette sent the Phi Gamma Delta house up in flames. “It rocked my soul,” said Bonnie Woodruff, who lost her son, Ben. (WRAL.com)

Diamond Heels Blank Louisville, 5-0, To Earn Series Win

North Carolina shut out No. 8 Louisville 5-0 on Senior Day at Boshamer Stadium Saturday afternoon (Highlights). UNC was led by stellar pitching performances from , , and . The group allowed just three hits and no runs, which was the first shutout by UNC since Feb. 25, 2020, an 8-0 win against North Carolina A&T. (GoHeels.com)

The road to UNC field hockey's ninth NCAA Championship

UNC field hockey beat Michigan 4-3 to claim its third-straight national championship. With the win — the ninth in program history — UNC is now tied with Old Dominion for the most field hockey titles of all time. But how did the Tar Heels become such a dominant force in college field hockey? Here’s a comprehensive timeline of the program's history. (Daily Tar Heel)

UNC Men's Lacrosse Advances To NCAA Quarterfinals With Win Over Monmouth

Playing its first homefield NCAA Tournament game since 2015, UNC Men's Lacrosse beat Monmouth 16-4 Saturday at Dorrance Field (Highlights). Chris Gray led UNC with four goals and two assists, and his six points catapulted him to the single-season program record. With the win UNC advances to the quarterfinals next Saturday in Hempstead, N.Y. (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heels in WNBA – Season Tips Off

The WNBA tipped off its 25th season on Friday evening and currently, there are four Tar Heels on rosters throughout the league; Stephanie Watts, , , and . is the veteran Tar Heel in the WNBA and is on her sixth team in the league. Breland is a nine-year veteran and playing for the Indiana Fever. (Ceiling Is The Roof)

How Broncos’ Javonte Williams went from unheralded, small-town running back to NFL

Four years before became the Broncos’ second-round NFL draft pick, Wallace-Rose Hill coach Kevin Motsinger called every college coach he knew about his star running back. Nobody listened. Not big enough. Went to too small a school. Motsinger heard it all, before Williams’ career at UNC led to the Broncos drafting "Pookie." (Denver Post)

Destiny James Got a $50k Scholarship From Drake, Now She's Graduating With Her Master's From UNC

Three years ago, Drake blessed the world with his music video “God’s Plan.” Drake was seen paying for groceries, giving toys to young children, and even paying off tuition and debt for students in the city of Miami. One scholarship recipient by the name of Destiny James received a $50k scholarship is now preparing to graduate with her Master’s Degree. (ESSENCE)
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