Ryan Flanagan’s Chrome Special



We love the NCAA tourney a lot because of the new gear brands feature. UNC’s debuting new helmets for this weekend’s matchup against Tobacco Road foe, Duke.

North Carolina Lacrosse is Ready for Takeoff



UNC is going with new Argyle patterned lids for their Quarterfinal game against Duke this weekend. The Tar Heels will be wearing Cascade Pro 7s with a new wraparound Argyle decal that goes along the side profile and back panel. MORE DESCRIPTION AND PICS AFTER THE JUMP…

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Steele Stanwick's Whip



It is a well-known belief that UNC’s Billy Bitter and the entire Stanwick family get their wands strung by their dads. Now there is proof. Inside Lacrosse asked Steele during the Big City Classic about his stick and he gave a great explanation behind its purpose. He discusses his shooting strings, the ball placement, the shaft, and MORE.

Grip 'N Rip: Tim Kaiser



Each week Lacrosse Playground features a different lacrosse athlete as part of our “Grip ‘N Rip” series, where we’ll find out what the best use to fine tune their game. This week we are featuring LXM PRO Tim Kaiser. Kaiser, a defenseman, was an All-American at UNC. View the video after the jump to find out what head he’s playing with these days. Keep Reading…

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North Carolina Stands Tall



As you watch UNC gain speed this season you’ll notice most, if not all, of them wearing blue bracelets on their wrists. The rubber bracelets commemorate the life of Michael Piegare, the now deceased brother of current Tar Heel Kevin Piegare. Michael, a Cold Spring Harbor native, played lacrosse at Pace University in Pleasantville, New York, and passed away 15 months ago. Kevin and his family continue to keep the memory of Michael alive with the bracelets and a website in his honor. VIDEO HERE…

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Connor Wilson Must Dye: UNC Edition



Connor Wilson uploads his latest piece of work: UNC dye job. Connor dyed the Carolina inspired heads (2 STX 2010 Proton Power heads) for current players Gavin Petracca and Sean DeLaney.

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UNC Nike Huarache Gloves



Here are the official North Carolina Nike Huarache gloves for the year.

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Grip ‘N Rip: Mark McNeill



Each week Lacrosse Playground will be featuring a different lacrosse athlete as part of our “Grip ‘N Rip” series, where we’ll find out what the best use to fine tune their game. This week we are featuring St. Mary’s of Annapolis midfielder and UNC commit, Mark McNeill. Check out what this beast from Naptown uses to school people. More after the jump.

UNC K18: New Colorway



STX has released the second K18 glove for North Carolina this Spring. The new option, color-wise, is the inverse of the previous option with Navy placed where Carolina Blue is on the first pair. The UNC insignia is also embroidered on top of Navy on the cuff. Visuals after jump.

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Patagonia 2009 Winter Outerwear



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Venerable outerwear company, Patagonia, has dished out new pieces of outerwear for 2009 Winter. Included is a micro puff jacket, slopestyle hoody, down jacket, and a zip-down sherpa style coat that UNC All-American Billy Bitter likes to sport in the inclement weather. Visuals after the jump.

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