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Carolina Insider Podcast: Walter Davis, Jalen Washington, Parker Wolfe; Basketball/Football Previews

UNC Basketball lost an all-time great as passed away at age 69 (0:00). and Adam Lucas preview UNC's football game vs. Campbell (14:29) and Basketball's season opener vs. Radford (31:31). Plus, interviews with Basketball's (37:58) and ACC Cross Country champion Parker Wolfe (57:07). (Listen To Podcast)

UNC Men’s Cross Country Wins First ACC Championship Since 1985

The UNC men’s cross country team claimed the ACC championship Friday in Tallahassee. It’s the program’s first in 38 years. Parker Wolfe led the winning effort, becoming the first Tar Heel since 1997 and 15th overall to win the ACC individual title. He finished the 8k race in 23:03. Alex Phillip, Ethan Strand, and Jake Gebhardt also finished in the Top 10. (

Ricky Lanier, Karen Stevenson Are Tar Heel ACC Unite Recipients

As part of the 2023 Fall Unity Week, the ACC has announced recipients of the 2023 ACC UNITE Award, created to honor individuals affiliated with the league's member institutions who have made an impact in the areas of racial and social justice. Former Tar Heel standouts Ricky Lanier (football) and Karen Stevenson (track and field) are UNC's winners. (

Video: UNC Historian Freddie Kiger Spins Tar Heel Tales At Sutton's

Longtime University of North Carolina historian Freddie Kiger talks about the rich history of UNC and Olympic Sports at Carolina for an audience at Sutton's Drug Store in Chapel Hill. (View Video)

Carolina Insider Podcast: Football updates; Top Gun graduate and former UNC track athlete Tim Quinn

Tar Heel Football training camp continues with plenty of storylines on and off the field (12:30), and Adam Lucas discuss. Former UNC track athlete and Top Gun graduate Tim "TQ" Quinn takes us into the world of a fighter pilot (31:28). Plus, it's the first weekend UNC athletic competition since the spring (1:10:10). (Listen To Podcast)

Ten Tar Heel Things To Watch In 2023-24

UNC's first day of classes is around the corner, and training camps and exhibition games have begun. The regular season arrives this week when the women's soccer team visits Penn State on Thursday. There's plenty of reason to be excited about UNC Athletics. Here are 10 things for Tar Heel fans to look forward to entering the 2023-24 academic year. (

Three Tar Heels Invited To International Track & Field Events

UNC freshman Blaise Atkinson earned spots at the NACAC U23 Championships and Pan American U20 Championships. Tar Heel alumna Jill Shippee will compete for the USA in the hammer throw at the World Athletics Championships in Hungary. And UNC Associate Director of Track & Field Jess Riden will be head women's manager at the Pan-Am U20 games. (

Former UNC Track Standout Amber Clark Wins Gold At International Flag Football Championship

On July 7, former UNC long and triple jumper Amber Clark won a gold medal at the IFAF Americas Continental Flag Football Championship in Charlotte. Clark, a Greenville, N.C., native, totaled five interceptions and 18 passes defended across six games, including the interception that sealed the championship game for the U.S. Women's National Team. (

Tar Heels Ranked No. 8 In Learfield Director's Cup

UNC is eighth in the next-to-final standings in the 2022-23 Learfield Directors' Cup. One championship, the men's College World Series, remains to be played, and Carolina has amassed 1030.5 points. Stanford, which is one of eight teams in the baseball World Series, has clinched the top spot. The Tar Heels are one of six ACC programs in the top 20, (

Four More Tar Heel Track & Field All-Americas On Friday

Four more Tar Heels grabbed All-America honors on Friday on the third day of the 2023 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships. UNC's Jesse Hunt (1,500m) and Parker Wolfe (5,000m) both earned first-team All-America recognition, while Craig Saddler II (400m hurdles) and Ethan Strand (1,500m) made the second-team in their respective events. (
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