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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Story in Photos: The Battle for the Victory Bell stays with UNC

Posted by on Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 5:52 PM

click to enlarge Ramses poses with the Victory Bell after UNC's 19-6 victory over Duke. (Photo by Rob Rowe)
  • Ramses poses with the Victory Bell after UNC's 19-6 victory over Duke. (Photo by Rob Rowe)

KENAN MEMORIAL STADIUM/CHAPEL HILL -- It was a great day with great weather for possibly the greatest rivalry in all of college sports -- Duke versus UNC, and the Heels remained in possession of the beloved Victory Bell after UNC's 19-6 victory over Duke. Here is Tar Heel Football beat writer Jacob Swiger's post-game article or Blue Devil Football beat writer Mike Potter's post-game article; for the story in photos, follow the page break.

click to enlarge A packed house welcomes the Tar Heels onto the field for the Duke-UNC matchup. (Photo by Rob Rowe)
  • A packed house welcomes the Tar Heels onto the field for the Duke-UNC matchup. (Photo by Rob Rowe)

click to enlarge Tar Heel back-up quarterback Braden Hanson warms up his arm prior to the kick-off of the Tobacco Road Rivalry. (Photo by Rob Rowe)
  • Tar Heel back-up quarterback Braden Hanson warms up his arm prior to the kick-off of the Tobacco Road Rivalry. (Photo by Rob Rowe)

click to enlarge Duke head coach David Cutcliffe watches his program get warmed up to renew the rivalry. (Photo by Rob Rowe)
  • Duke head coach David Cutcliffe watches his program get warmed up to renew the rivalry. (Photo by Rob Rowe)

click to enlarge Duke's Patrick Egboh attempts to intercept the ball but gets knocked out of the way by UNC's Mike Ingersoll. (Photo by Rob Rowe)
  • Duke's Patrick Egboh attempts to intercept the ball but gets knocked out of the way by UNC's Mike Ingersoll. (Photo by Rob Rowe)

click to enlarge Duke quarterback Thaddeus Lewis runs the ball in Duke's loss to UNC. (Photo by Rob Rowe)
  • Duke quarterback Thaddeus Lewis runs the ball in Duke's loss to UNC. (Photo by Rob Rowe)

click to enlarge No matter where the Duke Blue Devil goes, he's always making new friends. (Photo by Rob Rowe)
  • No matter where the Duke Blue Devil goes, he's always making new friends. (Photo by Rob Rowe)

click to enlarge Tar Heel Johnny White is wrapped up by Blue Devil Jordan Byas. (Photo by Rob Rowe)
  • Tar Heel Johnny White is wrapped up by Blue Devil Jordan Byas. (Photo by Rob Rowe)

click to enlarge Duke runningback Desmond Scott is swarmed by the opposition. (Photo by Rob Rowe)
  • Duke runningback Desmond Scott is swarmed by the opposition. (Photo by Rob Rowe)

click to enlarge Quarterback T.J. Yates celebrates the first, and last, touchdown of the game. (Photo by Rob Rowe)
  • Quarterback T.J. Yates celebrates the first, and last, touchdown of the game. (Photo by Rob Rowe)

click to enlarge UNC students in the Tar Pit celebrate the Heels' victory over the Blue Devils . (Photo by Rob Rowe)
  • UNC students in the Tar Pit celebrate the Heels' victory over the Blue Devils . (Photo by Rob Rowe)

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