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Tar Heel Sports Network
Tar Heel Sports Network logo
Type Radio network
Country United States
Availability AM/FM through local affiliates
Area North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia
Owner Learfield Communications, Inc.
Affiliates WCHL-AM and others

Tar Heel Sports Network is a radio network in the United States dedicated to broadcasting live events and programming relating to North Carolina Tar Heels athletics. It is operated by Tar Heel Sports Properties, a property of Learfield Communications, Inc., which manages the multimedia rights for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

The Network consists mainly of local radio affiliates within North Carolina, southern Virginia, and northern South Carolina. Some stations with local interest carry only football or basketball programming. For example, WAMW-FM of Washington, Indiana, the hometown of Tyler Zeller broadcasts men's basketball as of the 2009–10 season. The Network's flagship station is WCHL-AM of Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

The Network's lead commentator for football and men's basketball games is Woody Durham, who has been "The Voice of the Tar Heels" since 1971. Coaches Butch Davis (football), Mike Fox (baseball), Sylvia Hatchell (women's basketball), and Roy Williams (men's basketball) host programs on the Network during their respective team's season.




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