ACC

NC State

Piedmonte, Pack bounce back

N.C. State senior righthander Johnny Piedmonte overcame a low start and early season injuries to become the Pack's best starting pitcher heading into the ACC Baseball Championship this week in Louisville, Ky.

NC State

Charles Shackleford, former NC State basketball star, involved with Kinston church before his death

Before he was found dead on Jan. 27, former NC State basketball standout Shackleford had been living in Kinston for about a year and had four children – two girls in college, one boy in high school and one girl in middle school. He did not have a job, but his sister, Sharron Moten, said he spent a lot of time at a local church and was attempting to begin a basketball program for Kinston adolescents.

           

Videos

Pack's Joe Dunand: "We're going to bring our best"

N.C. State shortstop Joe Dunand said May 22, 2017, that he likes the new format for the ACC Championship and that the Pack's goal simply was to play its best baseball in Louisville, Ky.
Chip Alexander calexander@newsobserver.com
Pack's Joe Dunand: 2:09

Pack's Joe Dunand: "We're going to bring our best"

Piedmonte, Pack bounce back 2:46

Piedmonte, Pack bounce back

Wolfpack ready for ACC Baseball Championship 1:40

Wolfpack ready for ACC Baseball Championship

Duke's Nick Hendrix missed a season after being hit with a foul ball two years ago but has returned to the mound 2:10

Duke's Nick Hendrix missed a season after being hit with a foul ball two years ago but has returned to the mound