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Saturday, September 1, 2012

Oh Danny Boy: Tar Heels men's soccer grind out 1-0 over West Virginia

Posted By on Sat, Sep 1, 2012 at 8:30 AM

www.goheels.comDanny GarciaFETZER FIELD/ CHAPEL HILL—With alternate traffic patterns already dissecting the streets of the UNC campus in advance of Saturday’s football home opener against Elon University, 2,945 lively, powder blue partisans enjoyed an athletic amuse-bouche compliments of Chef Coach Carlos Somoano and his North Carolina men’s soccer team. And in a contest often evocative of a gridiron grapple, the top-ranked Tar Heels ground out a 1-0 victory over the West Virginia Mountaineers. After opening their season last Saturday with an offensive onslaught against outmatched Gardner-Webb, the Tar Heels faced a tenacious, unbeaten West Virginia side, which came in ranked nationally...

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Durham Bulls fall to Charlotte Knights: Time of the Season

Posted By on Sat, Sep 1, 2012 at 6:00 AM

DBAP/ DURHAM—We may know what time of the season it is—the last home game of the Bulls' season is tonight—but what season is it, exactly? Not long ago, a cold front dropped Durham's weather way down into the temperate range (you could wear long sleeves and pants), and it seemed that summer was over early. Coincidentally, after the weather cooled, the Bulls hit their hottest stretch of 2012, winning a season-high six straight games. But then they left home and were swept at Norfolk, scoring a total of one run in three games; meanwhile, while they were gone, the heat...

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