Category: News


Hayes Permar

What does Hayes like about sports? Walk offs, walkovers, walk ups, walk outs, walks, Ewoks, “Walk Like A Man” by Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. He is from Wake County and dropped out of Davidson, UNC and NC State, jumps on whatever in-state bandwagon is currently tracking towards a championship and has a favorite team but pretends he doesn’t for journalistic purposes.
College Basketball

SMU NCAA Scandal Proves That it happens everywhere

Sports

The NCAA handed down its punishment to Southern Methodist University today in the form of a post-season ban and scholarship reductions, as well as a hefty 9-game suspension for head coach Larry Brown for a “lack of head coach control”. SMU had been under investigation for over 8 months for suspected academic fraud and unethical… Read more »

Football

College Football Day in North Carolina

Articles, Sports

For a 24-hour span between October 2nd at 7PM through October 3rd, 22 of North Carolina’s 32 college football teams are playing in-state. SportsChannel8 and our team of sponsors are setting an aggressive goal of reaching 150,000 fans in cumulative attendance on what we’re calling “College Football Day in North Carolina“. To participate: Download and… Read more »

ACC

ACC Game Times: 10/17

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We here at Sports Channel 8 like to tell you things that will happen way before they are announced, so here are the ACC game times for October 17th, a full week before these decisions will actually be made. Projected Game Times: October 17th BC @ Clem- 12 ESPN Lou @ FSU- 330 ESPN/ABC Pitt… Read more »

NC State

Another Week, Another Wait for Answers about NC State

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NC State has been one of the nation’s most compelling teams over the first four weeks of the season thanks to a mixture of explosive potential and the absence of any real tests on the schedule. Even after scoring 63 points in a road game against South Alabama, the Wolfpack sits just outside of the… Read more »

Breaking News

BREAKING: Superstar Trubisky Demoted

Articles, Sports

While Mitch Trubisky was being announced as the ACC Offensive Back of the Week, UNC coach Larry Fedora was simultaneously naming Marquise Williams the starter at quarterback moving through this week’s preparations. The announcement certainly changes the tone of the Tar Heels football program moving forward. “Marquise Williams is our starter,” Coach Fedora said. “There’s… Read more »

ACC Bowl Projections

ACC Bowl Projections: Week 4

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Click the image to enlarge. Pool 1 Bowls include (in no order) the Sun Bowl, Belk Bowl, Pinstripe Bowl, and the Music City or TaxSlayer Bowl. See how our bowl projections line up with our Week 4 power rankings.