Author: Caroline Biscotti

GIFs: All ACC‘s ranked teams in ACCtion, including NC State

GIFs: All ACC‘s ranked teams in ACCtion, including NC State

By Lauren Brownlow It‘s Week 6 of the college football season, which means teams start getting some much-needed weeks off, which also means these previews become a little less dense. The same is true this week as both North Carolina AND Duke have the week off, and so it‘s all on NC State to hold down the Triangle-area winning streak […]

Ricky Person adds another dynamic weapon to NC State‘s offense

Ricky Person adds another dynamic weapon to NC State‘s offense

By James Henderson, Columnist There aren‘t a lot of questions about NC State‘s offense right now. Quarterback Ryan Finley leads the ACC in nearly every passing category. Multiple wide receivers litter the league leaders. Even the offensive line has several starters projected to be All-ACC players with the Pack yielding a league-low two-sacks through four games. However, that running back has […]

NC State focused on the ‘now‘ as Boston College comes to town

NC State focused on the ‘now‘ as Boston College comes to town

Raleigh, N.C. — North Carolina State has had trouble dealing with Boston College even when the Eagles haven‘t looked that strong, so the No. 23 Wolfpack know they‘ll have their hands full in Saturday afternoon‘s ACC game. The teams meet at Carter-Finley Stadium, with N.C. State just popping into the national rankings and Boston College looking to return to that […]

AP Top 25: NC State up to No. 20; Notre Dame into top 5

AP Top 25: NC State up to No. 20; Notre Dame into top 5

By RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer Notre Dame moved into the top five, Texas and UCF reached the top 10 and the Southeastern Conference placed a season-high eight teams in the latest Associated Press college football poll. NC State is up to No. 20 (from No. 23) after Saturday. After three teams in the top eight and eight […]

AP Photos: Residents of India‘s shrinking island struggle

AP Photos: Residents of India‘s shrinking island struggle

MAJULI, India — Their shores are protected by an embankment of sandbags and concrete barriers, but the residents of Majuli, a river island in India‘s northeastern Assam state, are struggling to survive in a place that has been rapidly diminished by flooding and erosion. Every year the monsoon floods the 522-square-kilometer (201-square-mile) island on the alluvial flood plains of the […]

Brazil‘s far-right candidate falls short of election stunner

Brazil‘s far-right candidate falls short of election stunner

By SARAH DiLORENZO, MAURICIO SAVARESE and PETER PRENGAMAN, Associated Press SAO PAULO — A far-right former army captain who expresses nostalgia for Brazil‘s military dictatorship won its presidential election by a surprisingly large margin Sunday but fell just short of getting enough votes to avoid a second-round runoff against a leftist rival. Jair Bolsonaro, whose last-minute surge almost gave him […]

Tropical Storm Michael likely to dampen State Fair opening

Tropical Storm Michael likely to dampen State Fair opening

MEXICO CITY — Tropical Storm Michael could bring heavy rains and flooding to parts of Mexico, Cuba and then the U.S. Gulf Coast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said Saturday. Tropical Storm Michael formed Sunday afternoon and was moving toward the Gulf Coast at about 3 mph. The storm had sustained winds of 50 mph Sunday afternoon and is expected […]