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Henderson aims for big role with NC State after transfer

Terry HendersonTerry Henderson has seen transfers thrive before at North Carolina State. Now it's his turn.

Players eager for 'food money' as cost of attendance set to take effect

The Changing GameIn January, the power five conferences, which includes the ACC, voted to allow the universities to provide full cost of attendance to student athletes. ACC Commissioner John Swofford says it's the right thing to do. The players are happy to have a little more meal money.

Tudor: Media misjudgments could be Pack's schedule, Hokies' offense

NC State sloppy in 56-23 loss to Georgia TechAfter last week in Pinehurst, there have been 44 ACC preseason kickoff events. And if past patterns hold, there will be at least two major issues that got overlooked or badly misjudged by the media.

NC State heading into 2015 with confidence

NC State dominates UNC, 35-7Coming off a strong finish last season - capped off by a bowl win - there is reason for optimism in West Raleigh, and the players are buying into what the coaching staff is selling.

Five from Triangle make preseason All-ACC team

UNC defeats Duke, 45-20Five football players from the Triangle were named to the All-ACC preseason football team, which was announced by the league Thursday.

Area talents making impact in NBA summer leagues

Okafor, freshmen shine in Duke's Countdown to CrazinessThe various NBA Summer Leagues in Orlando, Utah, and Las Vegas have been raging for a couple of weeks. The programs allow teams to test their new rookies, and kick the tires on players trying to make NBA rosters.

Former NC State tight end making transition to pit road

Asa WatsonFormer NC State tight end Asa Watson is making the transition to pit road.

Gottfried optimistic about new-look Pack

NC State upsets previously undefeated No. 2 Duke, 87-75NC State head basketball coach Mark Gottfried said Tuesday the team isn't going to dwell on the past and instead focus on the season ahead.

NC State's Dunand to participate in college home run derby

Florida State defeats NC State 6-2 in ACC championshipNorth Carolina State freshman third baseman Joe Dunand will be one of four players from the ACC participating in Thursday night's TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby.

Duke's Clark, NCSU's DeJuneas added to Team USA roster

NC State, MiamiTeam USA added two local college pitchers to their USA Collegiate National Team roster Tuesday ahead of a five-game series against the Cuban National Team.

Green Hope's Dixon chooses NC State

Football: Fuquay-Varina vs. Green Hope (Oct. 10, 2014)The Falcon receiver rescinded his commitment to Old Dominion and committed to NC State on Friday.

Seahawks QB Wilson focusing on the positives

Russell WilsonFormer NC State and current Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson lets the negatives roll off his back, choosing instead to accentuate the positives.

NC State's new indoor practice facility

Close-King Indoor Practice FacilityA look at NC State's new indoor practice facility, the Close-King Indoor Practice Facility, complete with a football field and track.

Former NC State baseball player coaching CPL's Salamanders

Andrew CiencinJust three years removed from his playing days at NC State, Ciencin is now a manager coaching the first-year Holly Springs Salamanders of the Coastal Plain League at the age of 25.

NC State's Holt, UNC's Fuller on 2016 College Football Hall of Fame ballot

North Carolina State's Torry HoltFormer North Carolina State wide receiver Torry Holt and former North Carolina defensive tackle William Fuller are among the 76 FBS players listed on the 2016 College Football Hall of Fame ballot released Tuesday.

NC State's season should be judged on success, not demise

NC State, MiamiI don't want to hammer casual college baseball fans. If you aren't an avid follower of college baseball, I understand, it's not for everyone. But last night's late-inning debacle by NC State as they were on the verge of a regional championship has a particular context that should be disclosed.

NC State eliminated after blowing 7-run lead

NC State, MiamiWith the help of six errors and countless other miscues, North Carolina State blew a seven run lead Monday night and was eliminated from the NCAA baseball tournament in a 9-8 loss to No. 7 Texas Christian in 10 innings.

TCU beats NC State, 8-2, forcing winner-take-all Monday in NCAA regionals

Florida State defeats NC State 6-2 in ACC championshipOne night after North Carolina State topped Texas Christian in dramatic fashion, the nationally-seeded Horned Frogs exacted revenge on the Wolfpack Sunday, 8-2, to force a deciding game Monday in the regionals of the NCAA baseball tournament.

ACC Baseball Podcast: Pack in, Heels out as NCAA tournament gets underway

Florida State defeats NC State 6-2 in ACC championshipFor the first time since 2001, UNC is left out of the NCAA baseball tournament field. Meanwhile, NC State is in and has a favorable draw in their regional.

It's all relative: NC State's Dunand models game after one of MLB's best

NC State, Notre DameIf there's something that looks a little familiar about NC State third baseman Joe Dunand, that's probably not a coincidence. His uncle is one of the most famous baseball players ever -- Alex Rodriguez.

Pack plays Friday; UNC baseball season ends

Florida State defeats NC State 6-2 in ACC championshipNorth Carolina State University's baseball season continues Friday, when the 34-21 Wolfpack opens regional play against Stony Brook (34-14-1) in Fort Worth, Texas.

Manuel: Wolfpack success, support hallmarks of ACC Tournament

Florida State defeats NC State 6-2 in ACC championshipThe ACC Baseball Championship got off to a slow start, but the crowds and excitement built to a record finale Sunday.

Fialko: NC State confident heading to NCAAs after strong finish

NC State, Florida State battle for ACC baseball championshipOnce thought to be on the outside of the NCAA tournament picture all together, NC State has rattled off wins in 13 of their last 16 games and figures to be firmly in the field of 64 that will be announced Monday.

Sansone, bullpen lift Florida State over NC State 6-2 in ACC championship

Florida State defeats NC State 6-2 in ACC championship​John Sansone hit a three-run home run and the Florida State bullpen threw 5.2 shutout innings Sunday as the Seminoles defeated NC State 6-2 in the ACC baseball championship game.

NC State beats Virginia 10-2, plays for ACC championship

NC State, MiamiA Bubby Riley grand slam in a run-happy eighth inning sealed a 10-2 Wolfpack win over Virginia in the final game of pool play at the ACC baseball tournament at Durham Bulls Athletic Park Saturday.

Gloves - not bats - guide NC State, Florida State to ACC title game

NC State, Notre DameAs early as Wednesday morning - just three games into the ACC baseball tournament at Durham Bulls Athletic Park - it became evident that bats would not win the conference title. Gloves and arms are the key to winning this, and most, baseball tournaments.

SB: NC State's run ends in Supers at Oregon

N.C. State LogoFor the first time in the history of the program, the NC State softball team had its season end in an NCAA Super Regional. The Wolfpack came up short at Howe Field on Saturday, as the top-ranked Oregon Ducks earned a 9-3 win.

Heavy-hearted transfer benefiting Britt, NC State

NC State, Notre DameA year ago at this time, North Carolina State reliever Curt Britt would not have been available to throw three shutout innings out of the bullpen for the Wolfpack in the ACC tournament like he did Thursday afternoon against Notre Dame. He was pitching for another team in another conference.

SB: NC State drops Super Regional opener to Oregon, 6-1

N.C. State LogoPlaying in its first NCAA Super Regional, the NC State softball team was not overwhelmed by the spotlight and took an early lead on the top-ranked Oregon Ducks but eventually dropped a 6-1 decision at Howe Field Friday night.

NC State tops Miami in 12, 5-4; advances to ACC title game

NC State, MiamiNC State came back for a 5-4 win over Miami in 12 innings Friday night on a wild walk-off double by Preston Palmeiro in ACC tournament pool play at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.