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Carolina Insider Podcast: Anna Keefer On Her New WWE Career, Men's And Women's Basketball Victories

UNC picked up its first true road basketball win of the season over Louisville (3:33) while Tar Heel women's basketball topped NC State in Carmichael (29:52). Next, former Carolina track and field star and current WWE signee Anna Keefer joins and Adam Lucas to discuss her unique professional path (38:20), and more. (Listen To Podcast)

UNC's National Girls & Women In Sports Day Celebration Set For Jan. 22

Young Tar Heel fans are invited to join UNC women's sports teams for 2023 UNC National Girls & Women in Sports Day, an annual event to highlight women's athletics at Carolina. The NGWSD celebration is Jan. 22 from 2-3:30 p.m. at the Practice Complex on the UNC campus. The free event is for girls and boys pre-K through eighth grade. (

Tar Heels Lead In Learfield Directors' Cup Standings Through Fall

The University of North Carolina's 10th field hockey NCAA title and 27th appearance in the women's soccer national championship game highlighted an outstanding fall and lifted the Tar Heels to the top spot in the 2022-23 Learfield Directors' Cup standings. UNC amassed 382.5 points in the fall, including 100 by field hockey and 90 by women's soccer. (

Former UNC Standouts Named To NC High School Track Hall Of Fame

The fourth class of the North Carolina High School Track & Field and Cross Country Hall of Fame will honor athletes, coaches and officials who have significantly impacted the sports on the high school level. Among the inductees are former University of North Carolina standouts Earl V. Patterson (UNC class of 1912) and Charlie Brown (UNC class of '81). (

Video: Former UNC Track Star Anna Keefer On Life In The WWE

Former Tar Heel track and field All-American Anna Keefer discusses how life at the University of North Carolina prepared her for success on the track and in her new, unexpected career in the WWE. "It definitely wasn't in the cards or in the plans for me. It was totally unexpected." (View Video)

Parker Wolfe Becomes First Tar Heel To Be Named ACC Runner Of The Year

On the heels of the best cross country season in school history, UNC sophomore Parker Wolfe became the first Tar Heel to be named ACC Runner of the Year on Tuesday. The UNC women finished fifth at the NCAA Championships in November while the men finished 10th. Wolfe finished as the ACC's top male athlete at the 2022 NCAA Championships. (

Tony Waldrop, Former UNC All-American Track Star, World Record Holder Dies At 70

Dr. Tony G. Waldrop, who helped raise academic standards, elevate research, and usher in a new era at USA Health as president of the University of South Alabama, died on Saturday in Chapel Hill after a long illness. In 1974, as a track star at the North Carolina, he set a longstanding world record of 3 minutes and 55 seconds in the indoor mile. (

UNC Men's And Women's Cross Country Teams Both Finish Top 10 At NCAA Championships

For the first time, both the UNC men's and women's cross country teams finished top 10 at the NCAA Championships on Saturday, as the Tar Heels concluded the best season in program history with one of their top efforts of the year. The UNC women posted their best-ever NCAA finish, taking fifth place. The UNC men finished 10th, their second-best ever. (

UNC field hockey holds at No. 2, women’s soccer slips in poll, cross country teams move up

While the unstoppable Carolina field hockey team held on to its No. 2 ranking, the UNC women’s soccer team fell a spot, and both cross country teams moved up in their polls. Coach ’s field hockey team is 7-0 after blanking No. 4 Louisville 3-0 Friday in its ACC opener. The Tar Heels have won their last four games by a combined score of 20-0. (Tar Heel Tribune)

Carolina Insider Podcast: Hubert Davis Interview, Basketball Schedule, Football Open Date

UNC Football is on the first of two open weeks this season (12:44) so we take a closer look at the newly released Carolina Basketball schedule for the 2022-23 season (16:28). Audio from our Video interview with Patrick Anderson from Tar Heel Cross Country (29:21). joins to discuss Live Action, the offseason, the freshmen, and the impact of last year's championship game run (38:42). (Listen To Podcast)
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