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Jags trounce Northwood

Carrboro’s Kylie Tawney goes airborne to control the ball.Carrboro High School women’s soccer got back on track against Northwood on Monday night following a disappointing loss to Chapel Hill High last week.
April 26, 2012 | Posted in: Schools, Sports | Tags: | Comments closed | Full Story »

Renner, new-look Heels show flash

Eddy LandrethCarolina football has emerged from the darkness that engulfed it since officials discovered three players received unauthorized money and gifts from sports agents two years ago.
April 19, 2012 | Posted in: Sports | Tags: | Comments closed | Full Story »

Jags fall to Red Wolves

Carrboro’s Jeff Strongoli applies a tag as a Cedar Ridge player slides into second base. Carrboro High baseball fell to Cedar Ridge, 10-4, on Tuesday. Carrboro (10-5 overall, 6-3 league) is in fourth place in league play and is still in position to make the playoffs. Photo by Ted Spaulding.Carrboro’s Jeff Strongoli applies a tag as a Cedar Ridge player slides into second base.
April 19, 2012 | Posted in: Schools, Sports | Tags: | Comments closed | Full Story »

McAdoo could lead 2013 Heels

Eddy Landreth James Michael McAdoo has made the decision to return for his sophomore year, almost certainly his final season at UNC.
April 12, 2012 | Posted in: Sports | Tags: | Comments closed | Full Story »

All tied up

soccerstandalone_webCarrboro’s Kylie Tawney (right) and East Chapel Hill’s Hanna Gardner fight for control of the ball in a classic struggle between the cross-town rivals on Tuesday night.
April 12, 2012 | Posted in: Schools, Sports | Tags: | Comments closed | Full Story »

Stallings delivers total package

UNC baseball senior catcher Jacob Stallings has helped lead his team through adversity this season.  Photo courtesy of Jeffrey Camarati, UNC AthleticsSenior catcher Jacob Stallings assured Carolina baseball of a hefty bonus when he decided to return to college for his senior season instead of entering the Major League Baseball draft in 2011.
April 5, 2012 | Posted in: Sports | Tags: | Comments closed | Full Story »

New coach, new season, new era for Jaguar lacrosse

Carrboro’s Alex Knapp evades the Cedar Ridge defense in the Jaguars’ 12-4 win over the Red Wolves on Tuesday. Knapp had three goals in Carrboro’s second victory against Cedar Ridge. Photo by Ted SpauldingIt’s springtime in the Piedmont yet again, and the feeling of newness is palpable.
March 29, 2012 | Posted in: Schools, Sports, Top Story | Tags: | Comments closed | Full Story »

Attrition finally undercuts Carolina

Eddy LandrethLuck at the highest level of collegiate and professional sports is not indicated by the bounce of the ball but the health of the top athletes performing for a team.
March 29, 2012 | Posted in: Sports | Tags: | Comments closed | Full Story »

Heels bear more adversity

Eddy LandrethNorth Carolina is headed back to St. Louis, site of the Tar Heels’ 2005 national championship.
March 22, 2012 | Posted in: Sports | Tags: | Comments closed | Full Story »

Jags defeated in season opener

Carrboro’s Ashley Prinzhorn fights Ravenscroft players for possession.The Carrboro High School women’s lacrosse team took on powerhouse Ravenscroft in their season opener on Monday, with Ravenscroft defeating the Jags, 17-5.
March 15, 2012 | Posted in: Schools, Sports | Tags: | Comments closed | Full Story »

Time for action arrives

Eddy LandrethThe NCAA Tournament is here, and along with it comes the end of reflection.
March 15, 2012 | Posted in: Sports | Tags: | Comments closed | Full Story »

Tar Heels look to move ahead

Eddy LandrethBetween now and the beginning of the NCAA Tournament, Carolina must find a way to put aside its grand finish to end the regular season, fight off the lure of satisfaction and move ahead with a determination to accomplish more.
March 8, 2012 | Posted in: Sports | Tags: | Comments closed | Full Story »

Jags trounce Franklin

Soccer030812Kylie Tawney rockets the ball past a Franklin Academy defender in the Jaguars’ win over Franklin Academy on Tuesday.
March 8, 2012 | Posted in: Schools, Sports | Tags: | Comments closed | Full Story »

Heels travel a long, sometimes strange journey

Eddy LandrethNorth Carolina’s journey this season has been awkward at times and often rigorous, but now one game separates the Tar Heels from first place in the final Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season standings.
March 1, 2012 | Posted in: Sports | Tags: | Comments closed | Full Story »

Faur places fourth at states

Photo by April RossCarrboro High School wrestler George Faur placed fourth in the NCHSAA State 2A Wrestling Championship last week.
March 1, 2012 | Posted in: Schools, Sports | Tags: | Comments closed | Full Story »