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Tuffy III is the new NC State live mascot

The new North Carolina State Wolfpack mascot is here – Tuffy III. Tuffy III is a direct descendant of the original North Carolina State mascot Tuffy I, and this news was previously announced by The Raleigh News-Observer. Tuffy III is a Tamaskan, which is either a fringe breed or a...
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Durham, NCcbs17

NC Central football: 2021 season preview

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — A picture-perfect day in Durham greeted the North Carolina Central football team for the first day of football camp Saturday. The players hit the field looking to knock off the rust and turn coaches’ heads. “It’s good to be out the first day of practice and...
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UNC Football: Tar Heel receiver teams with Bojangles

UNC football standout takes advantage of NCAA’s new NIL rules, teaming with popular fried chicken chain. Fifth-year UNC football standout Beau Corrales is set to begin his final season in a Tar Heel uniform, hoping to avoid the kind of injuries that have plagued his four years in Chapel Hill. His most recent run-in with the injury bug was a sports hernia last year that required surgery and forced him to miss the team’s final handful of games of the season.
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Claire Curzan earns silver medal in 4x100M relay

Claire Curzan will return to North Carolina as a silver medalist. Curzan earned the medal in the 4x100 women's medley after she swam the butterfly leg in the preliminaries at the Tokyo Games. Swimmers who compete in the preliminaries but not in the finals earn the medal but do not participate in the ceremony.
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From Raleigh to Israel to Tokyo, gymnast follows her dream

Camilla Feeley, a 21-year-old rhythmic gymnast and a sophomore at UNC-Chapel Hill, has had dreams of going to the Olympics since she was 5 years old. Feeley’s first introduction to rhythmic gymnastics was when she went to an open gym with her older sister. It was a lucky visit. 2012 USA Olympian Julie Zetlin was practicing in the gym and inspired the young gymnast.
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Kelly, Bulls crust Tides, 12-6

Norfolk, Va. — Bulls first baseman Dalton Kelly crushed two home runs and drove in five, while shortstop Taylor Walls, designated hitter Mike Ford and catcher Rene Pinto all went deep as well, as Durham scored seven unanswered runs in the final two innings of a 12-6 victory over the Norfolk Tides on Saturday night at Harbor Park.
Raleigh, NCamateurgolf.com

Davis Womble wins North Carolina Match Play Championship

What do you get from two chip-ins, a 90-foot putt for birdie and 13 match standing changes?The 12th North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship Match. Davis Womble of Winston-Salem, N.C. and Cyrus Stewart of Raleigh, N.C., teammates at Wake Forest University for three years, returned home to Winston-Salem today for the ultimate match play showdown in Deactown.
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Recap | Pride Draw with North Carolina in Becky Burleigh’s Coaching Debut

CARY, N.C. (July 31, 2021) - Orlando Pride (4-4-5, 17 points) earned a point on the road on Saturday night, drawing the North Carolina Courage (5-4-3, 18 points) 1-1 at WakeMed Soccer Park. The match served as the first in charge for interim Head Coach Becky Burleigh, the former University of Florida coaching legend who was appointed just a week earlier. With the result, Burleigh became the first Pride coach to earn at least one point in their opening game at the helm.
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UNC’s Howell Added to Walter Camp Player of Year Preseason Watch List

UNC quarterback Sam Howell earned another spot on a preseason watch list for a prestigious college football award this weekend. The star junior landed on the Walter Camp Football Foundation Player of the Year Preseason Watch List on Friday, according to the foundation. The award is given to the top player in a college football season, as decided by the organization named after 19th century player and coach Walter Camp, who is known as the “Father of American Football.”
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Ratcliffe nets first goal as NC Courage draw with Orlando Pride, 1-1

Cary, N.C. — The points were shared in Cary on Saturday night as the North Carolina Courage tied the Orlando Pride, 1-1. Courage forward Brittany Ratcliffe added the equalizer, scoring her first goal of the season in the 53rd minute. Sydney Leroux scored the lone goal for the Pride. With tonight’s result, the Courage climb to fourth place in league standings, tied with the Washington Spirit at 18 points.