Most Improved Sports Fan

Sometimes, when his house full of Tar Heel fanatics huddles up around the TV, the Ramblin’ Man gets to feeling a little sidelined. Hard as he tries, “tackle” and “net” conjure visions of mountain streams, even during football and basketball seasons.

Quiz: Roads Scholar

North Carolina’s turn-of-the-century nickname “The Good Roads State” still rings true: Our state has the second-largest state-maintained highway system in the country.