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Gabrielle Cunningham jumps over a hurdle at a track and field event.

Jul 21, 2021

12 Wolfpack Student-Athletes Compete in Tokyo Olympics

A record number of NC State student-athletes vie for a place on the podium at the 2020 Olympic Games in Japan. 

Coach Elliott Avent at practice in Omaha, surrounded by baseball players.

Jun 23, 2021

Wins and Losses

Wolfpack baseball head coach Elliott Avent started the season with personal heartbreak and a string of losses, then led the team to the College World Series. It's how he plays the game. 

Russell Wilson scrambles during a football game.

May 12, 2021

Wilson Returns a Winner

At NC State, Russell Wilson honed the athletic skills and commitment to service that would define his extraordinary life. The NFL superstar returns to Carter-Finley this week to speak at commencement. 

Charles Kahn views the field at Carter-Finley Stadium from the stands.

Apr 13, 2021

Carter-Finley Designer Dies

A pioneer on and off campus, Charles Kahn developed innovative design techniques for construction of Carter-Finley Stadium and led efforts to desegregate Raleigh businesses. 

Elissa Cunane cutting down the net after a championship game.

Mar 17, 2021

Behind Cunane’s Winning Smile

A father's triumph over adversity inspires a Wolfpack champion. 

Harrison McKinion on the baseball diamond at NC State.

Feb 3, 2021

A Full Circle Around the Bases

NC State freshman Harrison McKinion, whose childhood relationship with Wolfpack baseball helped him survive a long battle with a rare blood cancer, is ready to join the program this spring. 

Billy Ray Vickers carries the ball down field in a Technician photo, circa 1979.

Jan 19, 2021

Major Player

Billy Ray Vickers learned the value of hard work growing up on a farm in the Blue Ridge foothills. The lessons he learned on and off the football field at NC State propelled him to a successful career in manufacturing. 

Bailey Knight sews patches onto the Wolfpack football team's uniforms

Nov 19, 2020

Culture of Collaboration

The Wilson College of Textiles joins forces with NC State Athletics to pull off a unique project in record time — for all the (sports) world to see.