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UNC Women Share Sports With Young Tar Heels

On Sunday, hundreds of girls and boys gathered at Fetzer Gym, where Tar Heel student-athletes from 13 women's teams taught kids about their sports as part of the Carolina Athletics celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day. For a chaotic 90 minutes, members of North Carolina women's athletics teams demonstrated various aspects of their sports. (GoHeels.com)

Marion Jones, Julius Peppers, Michael Jordan, Ronald Curry among best ever two-sport athletes

won three gold and two bronze medals at the 2000 Sydney Olympics after a playing basketball at UNC for the 1994 NCAA champions. played for the Tar Heels’ 2000 Final Four squad. played baseball for the Double-A Birmingham Barons. And played football and basketball at UNC before switching from QB to WR during a 7-year NFL career. (Athlon Sports)

UNC Men's Track & Field Captures Carolina Cup, 10 Tar Heels Qualify for ACC Indoors

UNC track & field entered the 2019 season in full force at the sixth-annual Dick Taylor Carolina Cup on Saturday. The men's team extended their streak of at least sharing a piece of the Cup to six-straight years while 10 Tar Heels opened with ACC qualifying performances. Numerous student-athletes finished with some of the top performances in the nation this year. (GoHeels.com)

Kenny Selmon Chases Dreams While Leading Others

When 's impactful four years as a track athlete at the University of North Carolina ended, Selmon found a bigger world to conquer without straying too far from Chapel Hill or the Tar Heels. While pursuing his professional career as a hurdler, Selmon has stayed tied to the Tar Heels by working as an assistant track coach. (GoHeels.com)

Sixteen Tar Heel Teams Exceed National Graduation Success Rates

16 UNC athletic teams exceeded the national average for NCAA Graduation Success Rates for student-athletes enrolling from 2008 to 2011: Women's basketball, men's and women's cross country, women's fencing, women's golf, gymnastics, men's and women's lacrosse, men's and women's swimming and diving, men's tennis, men's and women's indoor and outdoor track and field and volleyball. (GoHeels.com)

A Year After Her Breakthrough, Shalane Flanagan Runs On

When you are the first American to win the New York City Marathon in 40 years, you have two choices. You could go out on top. Or you could try to defend your title. And that's what , one of the best American distance runners in a generation, decided to do in New York on Sunday. She had to settle for third. Now Flanagan’s career is again at a crossroads. (New York Times)

Tar Heels Celebrate Heeloween At Children's Hospital

Halloween became Heeloween Wednesday as UNC student-athletes hosted their annual holiday party for patients at UNC Children's Hospital. Approximately 40 costumed Tar Heels participated, including members of the cross country, field hockey, men's golf, women's golf, gymnastics, men's lacrosse, women's lacrosse, rowing, softball and track and field teams. (GoHeels.com)

Jack Skahan Helps UNC Men's Soccer To Division Title, Olympic Sports Notes

Behind a strong performance by Jack Skahan, the North Carolina men's soccer team clinched the ACC Coastal Division title for the fourth straight season with a 1-0 win over Duke on Tuesday. Enyaeva Michelin claimed second-team All-ACC honors for the cross country team, fencing opened its season, field hockey remained unbeaten and both Tar Heel golf teams were in action. (GoHeels.com)

Field Hockey Clinches Regular Season Title, UNC Olympic Sport Notes

UNC's field hockey team wrapped up an undefeated ACC regular season, the baseball team excelled during its Fall World Series and Enyaeva Michelin continued her strong fall for the cross country team. Jennifer Zhou demonstrated composure at the Tar Heel Invitational, Alessia Russo continued her hot streak, men's soccer dropped a heartbreaker ,and more. (GoHeels.com)

Interview with ESPN broadcaster, former UNC track athlete Josina Anderson

has worked hard to get where she is. The former track and field athlete at the University of North Carolina fought her way on to ESPN's radar by breaking multiple national stories at Fox 31 in Denver. After joining ESPN in 2011, she was named the network's first female NFL Insider in 2015, joining other Insiders Schefter and Chris Mortensen. (Sporting News)

Darryl Shaw: His Hero Beyond the Track

Darryl Shaw is no stranger to adversity. After a serious ankle injury left the two-time All-ACC student-athlete unable to compete on UNC's track team last year, Shaw was forced to step away and focus on his recovery. Finally cleared and ready to compete for his senior year, Shaw is more motivated than ever going into the season. One of the biggest motivators? His father. (GoHeels.com)

How Shalane Flanagan Overcame Setbacks And Won The NYC Marathon

: A professional runner is a lifestyle. It’s not your typical 9-5 job. I am “working” seven days a week and making daily decisions that allow me to prepare and recover from my training. A typical day starts at 6 a.m., eat breakfast, run 80 minutes, gym and core work, lunch, nap for an hour, therapy session, then an evening run of 30-60 minutes, dinner and to bed at 9 p.m. (Forbes)
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