The North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s fourth annual state lacrosse championships are scheduled for Saturday at the WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, with two of the four teams in the championships back for the second year in a row. The women’s final is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, with the men’s championship starting at 4 p.m. East Chapel Hill (15-2) will take on Charlotte Catholic (17-2), last year’s runner-up, in the women’s title game and then defending men’s champion Lake Norman (20-3) will face Apex (19-2).
Single-game tickets for all 13 games of the 2013 Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Championship are now on sale. The eight-team tournament will be played Wednesday, May 22 through Sunday, May 26 at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.The round-robin, pool play…
The Big Ten/ACC Challenge didn’t require much in the way of an upgrade in 2013. The event already featured two of the nation’s premier college basketball conferences, and for 14 years it lived up to its billing as one of the game’s marquee early-season…
The 15th annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge Presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods on Dec. 3-4 will be highlighted by eight teams in the ESPN.com early preseason top 25, including six of the top 11 teams.
North Carolina’s long wait ended Sunday afternoon at Kenan Stadium. Packing a lethal offensive punch for the second straight tournament game and holding at least a two-goal lead throughout the final 32 minutes, the second-seeded Tar Heels turned back fourth-seeded Virginia, 16-13, in the title game of the Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Lacrosse Championship.
With North Carolina holding a nine-goal lead over Duke early in the third period, Friday night’s second Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Lacrosse Championship semifinal didn’t appear headed for a dramatic finish. A crowd of 4,567 at Kenan Stadium saw the second-seeded Tar Heels prevail after squandering a 15-6 lead in a span of just over 15 minutes in the second half. The third-seeded Blue Devils reeled off eight unanswered goals during one stretch and stunned the Kenan Stadium crowd by going in front 17-16 on Bill Conners’ score with 6:12 remaining in the game.
North Carolina and Wake Forest will be one of five Atlantic Coast Conference football teams Notre Dame is obligated to play in the first year of a partnership starting in 2014.
The Duke football program’s annual Spring Game – set for April 13 at Wallace Wade Stadium – will be broadcast live on ESPN3. Kickoff is set for 4 p.m.
Jim Larrañaga, who led Miami to the Atlantic Coast Conference regular season and tournament titles and a No. 2 ranking, has been selected The Associated Press’ coach of the year. Larranaga received 29 votes Thursday from the same 65-member natio…
Devyn Marble had 21 points and nine rebounds to help Iowa reach the NIT championship for the first time with a 71-60 win over Maryland on Tuesday night.