Archive for January 20th, 2010

100 Years of UNC Basketball

UNC-Chapel Hill celebrates 100 years of basketball this year. I found this photo in the 1911 Yackety Yack, the student yearbook, showing the first varsity “Basket Ball Squad.” There wasn’t anything else about them in the yearbook – no comments, no scores, not even a list of their names. UNC was still very much a […]

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On this day in 1977: Wilmington-born Charlie Daniels joins the more traditional Guy Lombardo at Jimmy Carter’s inaugural ball. Two years later the Charlie Daniels Band will hit No. 1 on both country and rock charts with the fiddle tour de force “The Devil Went Down to Georgia.” Pictured: A CDB crew member’s security tag […]

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