Monthly Archives: September 2015

It’s over

It ain’t over til it’s over. —Yogi Berra (12 May 1925–22 September 2015) Yesterday saw the passing of one of baseball’s all-time greats, Lawrence Peter “Yogi” Berra.  Like so many other notable people in American history, Berra was a subject … Continue reading Continue reading

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The Struggle for the Navy Pre-Flight School

In 1941 the United States Department of the Navy was determining which four universities would house the Naval Aviation Cadet Instruction Centers. The schools under consideration had to have extensive recreational facilities to accommodate the rigorous physical training required for … Continue reading Continue reading

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Igniting a Rivalry: The 1961 UNC-Duke Basketball Fight

The basketball rivalry between the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University is one of the most contentious and well-known in America. One of the earliest and fiercest displays of this rivalry was an on-court fight on … Continue reading Continue reading

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The Aggies and the Heels: a short history

Carolina will kick off its 2015 home football schedule on Saturday, September 12th when Head Coach Rod Broadway brings his North Carolina A&T Aggies to Kenan Stadium.  It will be the first meeting between the two schools on the gridiron; … Continue reading Continue reading

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A Century of Football… from the UNC Library

Just in time for the season’s opening game, Wilson Library puts its collection of vintage Tar Heel programs online. Continue reading Continue reading

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