Cutting Room Floor

Cutting Room Floor: Carolina Parents Join The Family

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In our June issue, Helen Buchanan brought you the stories of the Staines and Kolojejchick families as parents of multiple student-athletes at Carolina. Though they are not the only such families who have produced Tar Heel greats, here are some insights that didn’t make the printed edition.

Cutting Room Floor: Jacob Stallings

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Diamond Heels catcher Jacob Stallings is the cover subject of our June 2012 issue. Here, Turner Walston brings you content not found in his 2,000-word feature.A year ago, Jacob Stallings set a single-season record with 32 runners caught stealing, good for third in the country. This year, he has thrown out just six runners through 51 games. While Stallings would like to own Carolina’s career record for runners caught stealing, he recognizing that the simple threat of his arm behind the plate is helping the Tar Heels.“It took about a month for somebody to even try (to run),&#…