June 29, 2017
Carolina finished fifth in the 2016-17 Learfield Directors’ Cup standings, the Tar Heels’ 11th top five and 20th top 10 finish in the 24-year history of the award. It marks the 18th time UNC is...Read More
May 5, 2017
Nobody would say the Heels played their best ball in the finals — and nobody doubted their determination to add their mark to a timeless tradition. by Tim Crothers ’86 What if Michael Jordan missed? I watched the 1982 championship...Read More
In the Long Jump, Marion Jones ’97 placed fifth behind Russia — the team that took the gold, silver and bronze — and Australia.
It was a hard day for Jones who also lost any hope for a medal in the 4x100m relay when the team was disqualified because of a botched handoff. Jones tried to hand the baton to teammate Lauryn Williams, but Williams was already out of reach. The disqualification also meant that LaTasha Colander ’98 didn’t get to run the anchor leg.