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Carolina Football

If the opportunity knocks on Saturday, North Carolina's Doug Justice won't hesitate to lay out Wake Forest's backup right guard. It won't matter to Justice, for a split second, that the Wake Forest player is his younger brother, Steve.
Linebacker Doug may take on brother Steve in WFU-UNC game
Winston-Salem Journal

"Someone asked, 'Is competing against him going to be weird?'" said Justice, a linebacker for North Carolina. "I said, 'I competed against him every day.' Basketball, football, baseball, roller hockey, wrestling, all that stuff. It was always a competition."
Delivering Justices
Durham Herald-Sun

"We're in the preliminary phase of doing that," Bunting said. "I am still extremely anxious to get that done for Skip. I am hopeful that the NCAA will strongly consider this because this young man was robbed of his senior year."
UNC will petition NCAA for another season of eligibility for Seagraves
Winston-Salem Journal

"When he gets to college, he will get three square meals a day, and between that and lifting, he will put on 20 pounds the first few months he is there," Illing said. "And then he will become a real legitimate college tailback, size-wise, at 195 or 200 pounds."
Davie County's Arnold commits to Tar Heels
Winston-Salem Journal

Each team will play the other five in its division, plus a guaranteed game with a primary partner in the other division and rotating opponents from the other division. Duke of the Coastal Division is guaranteed to play Wake of the Atlantic. UNC of the Coastal plays N.C. State of the Atlantic.
ACC adds BC into the mix
Durham Herald-Sun

"I wouldn't rule anything out. ACC football is suddenly what ACC basketball has been for years."
Expansion shifts balance of power north
The State

"He's fast," Faneca said. "He gets to the outside and does a good job of making people miss. It's definitely nice to have him as a running back."
Rookie Parker hoping to be the latest backup to shine for the 7-1 Steelers
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Carolina Basketball

"This year I feel like we've got no excuses," May said. "We've used every excuse in the book for why we haven't won games and why we haven't done the things we've needed to do. Now it's time to go out there and prove it."
No Excuses: Heels say it's time to prove themselves
Winston-Salem Journal

As St. Mary's senior Danny Green Jr. sat through another lesson yesterday in Spanish class, a text message appeared on his cell phone. The contents were cryptic, but hardly needed translating. "Got the fax. Congratulations," it read. The message came from North Carolina assistant Steve Robinson.
Green picks Carolina

"I can't help myself, I am drawn to that color," said McCants. Wednesday, she made her decision official by signing with the same school as older brother, Rashad, who led the men's team in scoring a year ago.
Asheville High hoops stars commit to college programs
Asheville Citizen-Times

The first time Heather Claytor stepped in the Dean Dome, she kneeled down and kissed the floor. A gym rat, Fort Defiance's senior star basketball player will have plenty of time to get acquainted with the University of North Carolina's facilities.
Making it official
News Leader

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