Sports

UNC Picked Third In Coastal In ACC Preseason Poll....GREENSBORO, N.C. – Louisville has been selected as the 2016 Atlantic Coast Conference baseball preseason favorite in a vote of the league’s 14 head coaches.

HICKORY - The Fred T. Foard High wrestling team continued its dominant march through the Northwestern 3A-4A Conference by claiming the tournament championship Saturday at St. Stephens.

CHAPEL HILL — No. 2 North Carolina kept taking the ball from Boston College. Marcus Paige finally saw it go through the net.

CHAPEL HILL --- Former North Carolina pitcher Andrew Miller became the third player in progam history to have his number retired, with Chancellor Carol Folt and Senior Associate A.D. Larry Gallo presenting his No. 33 jersey in a ceremony Saturday at the Dean E. Smith Center. Miller, a 10-year MLB veteran, joins Dave Lemonds and B.J. Surhoff as Tar Heels who have received this unique honor.

Women's T&F Dominates at Home....Boone, N.C. - The Appalachian State University women’s track and field team simply dominated the field at the Mountaineer Open Saturday at Varsity Gym and the Holmes Center. The Mountaineers won 14 events, finishing first and second in 11 more events.