Wolfpack http://wunc.org en Tar Heels Win Rematch With Wolfpack, Still Alive In College World Series http://wunc.org/post/tar-heels-win-rematch-wolfpack-still-alive-college-world-series <p></p><p>Top-seeded North Carolina is still alive at the College World Series after shutting out North Carolina State Thursday night, 7-0.&nbsp; After losing to the Wolfpack last Sunday, the Heels bounced back to beat their rival's ace pitcher.<br><br>As Tar Heel and Wolfpack supporters mixed in with the fans who entered the the stadium behind home plate, they immediately felt the 22 mile-an-hour breeze in their face.&nbsp; Tar Heels coach Mike Fox also noticed it.</p><p>"Yeah, you can see the flags.&nbsp; There was no doubt it was going to be a pitcher’s night," Fox said.</p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 10:11:35 +0000 Greg Echlin 17652 at http://wunc.org Tar Heels Win Rematch With Wolfpack, Still Alive In College World Series UNC Win And NCSU Loss Set Up Rivalry Rematch http://wunc.org/post/unc-win-and-ncsu-loss-set-rivalry-rematch <p></p><p>Another rivalry game between North Carolina and North Carolina State is on the horizon at the College World Series in Omaha.&nbsp; This time, the loser will go home.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>No team has been hotter down the stretch than North Carolina State. UCLA’s 2-1 victory over the Wolfpack on Tuesday was only the fifth loss for State since March 31, and no one except for Florida State and the North Carolina Tar Heels had beaten the Pack.&nbsp; So Wolfpack coach Elliott Avent was in no mood to talk about the Tar Heel rematch Thursday night.</p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 11:30:12 +0000 Greg Echlin 17529 at http://wunc.org UNC Win And NCSU Loss Set Up Rivalry Rematch NC State Dominates UNC To Open College World Series http://wunc.org/post/nc-state-dominates-unc-open-college-world-series <p></p><p>North Carolina and N.C. State have played each other 285 times in baseball, but they met for their first College World Series matchup Sunday with the Wolfpack coming out on top.</p><p>This marks the sixth time in eight years the Tar Heels have earned a trip to Omaha. As the top-seeded team in the championship, the only thing missing from their point of view is a national championship.</p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 11:22:04 +0000 Greg Echlin 17382 at http://wunc.org NC State Dominates UNC To Open College World Series VIDEO: Wolfpack Ball Players' Pickup Game With 11-Year-Olds http://wunc.org/post/video-wolfpack-ball-players-pickup-game-11-year-olds <p>NC State's Wolfpack has had the entire season to prepare for its World Series shot this weekend, but when they arrived at the hotel in Omaha this week, a couple players managed to get in a last minute pickup game with a Little League team on the lawn of their hotel. &nbsp;NC State communications caught players Logan Ratledge and Jake Armstrong on film batting with an 11-and-under team from Colorado Thursday afternoon. Nearby hotel and car windows were spared –they used a wiffle ball.</p><p><a href="http://youtu.be/-smqYXb8VnA">http://youtu.be/-smqYXb8VnA</a></p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Laura Candler 17238 at http://wunc.org VIDEO: Wolfpack Ball Players' Pickup Game With 11-Year-Olds Five NC Schools Join The Madness http://wunc.org/post/five-nc-schools-join-madness <p>Five North Carolina teams made the NCAA men's basketball tournament, including the ACC's Big Three in the Triangle.&nbsp;</p><p>Duke is a number 2 seed in the Midwest region and faces Albany Friday afternoon.</p><p>"We're excited with the position we're in," forward Ryan Kelly tells <a href="http://goduke.com">GoDuke.com</a>.</p><p>"We've got some time to prepare and every team we face from this point on is capable of being us and we're certainly capable of beating them.&nbsp; That's how we have to approach it.&nbsp; A loss is the end of your season, so we just have to keep winning."</p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 12:13:40 +0000 Will Michaels 12189 at http://wunc.org VIDEO: Wolfpack’s 1983 Championship Bid Documented In ESPN Special http://wunc.org/post/video-wolfpack-s-1983-championship-bid-documented-espn-special <p></p><p>http://youtu.be/ob1X6c5hXZc</p><p>N.C. State’s 1983 NCAA basketball championship run continues to be regarded as one of the most exciting and unexpected winning streaks in collegiate basketball history. &nbsp;ESPN’s documentary “<a href="http://espn.go.com/30for30/film?page=survive%20and%20advance">Survive and Advance</a>” chronicles the Wolfpack’s famous season, as well as the life of then coach Jim Valvano, who succumbed to cancer in 1993.</p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 18:03:00 +0000 Laura Candler 12099 at http://wunc.org Wolfpack Runs To ACC Tourney Quarterfinals http://wunc.org/post/wolfpack-runs-acc-tourney-quarterfinals <p>N.C. State moves to Friday's quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament after a strong victory in the opening round.&nbsp;</p><p>The Wolfpack took down Virginia Tech Thursday afternoon, 80-63. N.C. State took control after going on an 11-0 run in the second half.&nbsp; Coach Mark Gottfried says guard Lorenzo Brown shut down Virginia Tech's Erick Green, the leading scorer in the nation.<br><br>"Lorenzo made his mind up he was going to do a good job on him and I thought he did," Gottfried said.</p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 11:55:49 +0000 Will Michaels 12070 at http://wunc.org Wolfpack Runs To ACC Tourney Quarterfinals NC State Student Rushes Court in Wheelchair, Featured on "Today" Show http://wunc.org/post/nc-state-student-rushes-court-wheelchair-featured-today-show <p><object classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000" codebase="http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=10,0,0,0" height="245" id="msnbc266995" width="420"><param name="movie" value="http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/32545640"><param name="FlashVars" value="launch=50468254&amp;width=420&amp;height=245"><param name="allowScriptAccess" value="always"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"><param name="wmode" value="transparent"><embed allowfullscreen="true" allowscriptaccess="always" flashvars="launch=50468254&amp;width=420&amp;height=245" height="245" name="msnbc266995" pluginspage="http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/download/download.cgi?P1_Prod_Version=ShockwaveFlash" src="http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/32545640" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="420" wmode="transparent"></object></p><p>An N.C. State student is a local celebrity after he stormed the basketball court in his wheelchair when the Wolfpack beat top-ranked Duke last weekend.&nbsp; Senior Will Privette was one of the first students on the court Saturday.&nbsp; Privette says he was thrown to the ground when the crowd converged.&nbsp; But he continued celebrating after Wolfpack forward C.J. Leslie cleared the crowd and picked him up.&nbsp; Leslie joined Privette on NBC's "Today" show Tuesday morning. Wed, 16 Jan 2013 13:15:09 +0000 Will Michaels 7929 at http://wunc.org NC State Meets Vandy in Music City http://wunc.org/post/nc-state-meets-vandy-music-city <p>In college football, NC State plays Vanderbilt today in the Music City Bowl.</p><p>The Wolfpack entered the season with hopes of an ACC championship, but posted just a seven and five record, resulting in the firing of head coach Tom O'Brien. New coach Dave Doeren won't lead State in this game. That job goes to offensive coordinator Dana Bible. The interim coach says today is both a challenge and a building block.</p> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 21:17:00 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 6826 at http://wunc.org NC State Stakes Claim of Wolfpack Mascot http://wunc.org/post/nc-state-stakes-claim-wolfpack-mascot <p>N.C. State and Loyola University are discussing legal issues related to their common use of the Wolfpack mascot. Both schools have used the mascot since the early 20th century, but N.C. State registered a trademark in 1983. Mon, 28 Mar 2011 19:00:00 +0000 Will Michaels 9210 at http://wunc.org NC State Stakes Claim of Wolfpack Mascot