Chansky’s Notebook: Tar Heels’ Legend
|Hometown:||High Point, NC|
|Born:||December 6, 1924|
|Died:||February 11, 2008|
|Notes:||UNC basketball and football radio voice (1962-1971); Nicknamed "Mouth of the South"|
The marriage of Woody Durham and UNC was just perfect. Woody would often say he was a lucky guy who led a blessed life. He...Thursday March 8, 2018
How Charlie Scott chose UNC and became the Tar Heels' first black scholarship athlete
When word got around that Lefty Driesell had a black recruit all lined up at Davidson, the rest of the college basketball world, at least...Saturday November 26, 2016
Tudor: Woody Durham could have been a TV sports star
Woody Durham was a hit on television, too. It's not widely remembered, but Durham gradually walked away from the sports anchor job at Greensboro's WFMY-TV...
Thursday April 21, 2011
Mouth Of The South Dominated The Radio
When Bill Currie passed away recently it ended the life of one of the most flamboyant and popular broadcasters this state has ever known. And...
Friday February 29, 2008
Bill Currie's escapades legendary
Widely remembered and often told is the story of Bill Currie and his nap casket. It's not true, but there are so many fantastical stories...
Saturday February 16, 2008
'Mouth of the South' was a memorable character in life
He was Bill Currie. He was something else. He was the “Mouth of the South,” the radio voice of University of North Carolina basketball and...
Friday February 15, 2008
Former announcer Bill Currie dies at 83
Bill Currie, known as the "Mouth of the South" during his days as a popular radio and television personality in North Carolina, died "a Tar...Wednesday February 13, 2008
Bill Currie put 'outrageous' spin on sports
Bill Currie, a legendary Pittsburgh TV sports commentator known for donning brightly colored sports coats adorned with a boutonnière, has died. Mr. Currie died of...
Wednesday February 13, 2008
Bill Currie, former voice of the Tar Heels, dies
Bill Currie, former radio play-by-play man for University of North Carolina sports, has died at age 85, television station KDKA in Pittsburgh reports. Currie, who...
Tuesday February 12, 2008