Tuesday, April 05, 2005

Kerry and Fans celebrate in Chapel Hill!

Sean May, who had 26 points and nine rebounds, drives toward the basket during the first half. (AP Photo)

Oh What a Night in Tar Heel Country!
Hanging out with seven great guys, watching the game on HDTV and sweating out the last two and one half minutes watching the UNC Tar Heels triumph over Illinois 75-70 and clinched the NCAA championship was absolutely off the charts!

Time to say bye, hop in the Honda and jump down to Franklin Street.

I'll be posting some photos shortly of the fun times - and a BIG SHOUT GOES OUT to Mr. Darryl "P" for hosting us with Hi Def Class -

Meanwhile down on Franklin Street - according to The News & Observer:

"I ain't never been to heaven, but this is the closest thing," said Donnie King, 34, of Raleigh. "Next to Jesus, this is it. It's an awesome feeling."

But by 1 a.m., a steady stream of people had began to walk in the opposite direction of the mayhem on Franklin Street.

Police estimated the crowd at 45,000 at the peak around 12:32 am

Read the rest of this article (reg required)

We've got the Hoopla!

Left to Right: Carolina students Doug Weiss, Ryan Bailey, Andrew Satten, and Nate MacCosbe cheer on the Tarheels Monday night in the Smith Center.
Photo by Ray Jones

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