Chapel Hill North Carolina


Carolina Linebacker Darius Lipford Injures Knee

Chapel Hill, N.C. – University of North Carolina junior linebacker Darius Lipford injured his left ACL during a rehab session on Thursday, July 12, and will undergo reconstructive surgery that will require him to miss the 2012 season.   Lipford, a native of Lenoir, N.C., originally injured the knee in […]


Summertime Slime: How to Prepare for and Prevent Summer Algae Blooms

Chapel Hill, NC – Summer in North Carolina. Time once again to think about boating, swimming, beach trips and … toxic algae blooms.   Anyone who remembers North Carolina’s ’87 red tide or the Pfiesteria hysteria of the late 1990s knows just how serious a problem algae blooms can be. […]


First Flight students bring home 43 awards from NCSMA Institute in Chapel Hill

From Staff Reports Winning a total of 43 awards, First Flight High School was one of the big winners in the state last week at the North Carolina Scholastic Media Association’s Summer Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Among the awards were three Tar Heels, making […]


Statement of UNC President Tom Ross on the 2012-13 budget approved by the NC General Assembly

Chapel Hill, NC June 21, 2012 UNC President Tom Ross has offered the following statement on the 2012-13 state budget adopted today by the NC General Assembly:   “Given current economic realities, the 2012-13 state budget adopted today by the NC General Assembly is fair to the University of North […]


Barringer Resigns Seat on University of North Carolina Board of Governors

CHAPEL HILL – Cary attorney Brent D. Barringer has resigned his seat on the UNC Board of Governors, the policy-making body of the 17-campus University of North Carolina, effective June 20. In sharing his decision with University leaders and fellow Board members, he cited the need to devote more time […]


Federal $28.6-Million GEAR UP Grant to Provide College Access Services to Students and Families Statewide

CHAPEL HILL – The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the 17-campus University of North Carolina a seven-year, $28.6-million Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) grant to help significantly increase the number of North Carolina students who are prepared to pursue postsecondary education. As part of […]


Younger Earns Chapel Hill All-Regional Team Honors

GREENVILLE, N.C. June 4, 2012 – East Carolina senior Tim Younger closed out his Pirate career being named to the 2012 Chapel Hill All-Regional Team as voted by the members of the media following Sunday night’s championship game between St. John’s and host North Carolina. Complete Chapel Hill Regional Stats […]


ECU’s Season Comes To An End With 5-3 Loss To UNC

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. June 3, 2012 – Fourth-ranked North Carolina used a strong pitching performance by freshman Benton Moss to eliminate instate rival East Carolina 5-3 Sunday afternoon at Boshamer Stadium. Box Score: Box Score l Play-by-Play UNC (46-15) plated a trio of runs in the top of the seventh […]


Pirates Avoid Elimination With 10-6 Win Over Cornell

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. June 2, 2012 – After dropping the NCAA Chapel Hill Regional opener to St. John’s Friday, June 1, East Carolina staved off elimination with a 10-6 victory over Cornell Saturday afternoon at Boshamer Stadium. Box Score l Play-by-Play ECU Post-Game Quotes l Cornell Post-Game Quotes l ECU […]


Déjà Vu: St. John’s Defeats East Carolina In Regional Opener

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. June 1, 2012 – For the second-straight year St. John’s (38-21) got the best of East Carolina (35-23-1) in a regional opener as the Red Storm got multiple hits from five players and cruised to an 11-3 win in game one of the Chapel Hill Regional Friday […]