Wednesday night Baseball Report with Hoppers over Tourists and Dodgers got past Braves(NABA play-in game)

Posted by Andy Durham on July 31, 2014 at 12:26 am under Amateur, College, Professional | Be the First to Comment

from Enad Haddad and the Greensboro NABA, with their tournament play-in game tonight: #5 WS Dodgers 16 #6 Greensboro Braves 9 from NewBridge Bank Park: Greensboro Grasshoppers 8 Asheville Tourists 6 (12 Innings) WP:Miguel Del Pozo Game Winning Walk-off Home Run:Brian Anderson(GSO) Game Tying RBI’s:Brad Haynal(GSO) *****The Tourists were riding a 15-game road winning streak …Read the Rest…

High School Football Schedules for the upcoming 2014 Season

Posted by Andy Durham on July 30, 2014 at 11:24 am under High School | Be the First to Comment

We will start with the Metro 4-A this morning and keep on adding until we get them all in here….Keep on checking back with us… Games at home unless otherwise noted with @ for away/road games…from MaxPreps.com…All kickoffs will be at 7:30pm, unless otherwise noted. Dudley Panthers Date/Opponent 08/22 7:30p Carver (Winston-Salem, NC) 08/29 7:30p …Read the Rest…


Come and see what Carmine has cooking with the Sixth Tool Program at Carolina Acceleration:Are you READY to get ready???

Posted by Andy Durham on at 10:37 am under Amateur, High School | Be the First to Comment

Welcome to the 2014-2015 SIXTH TOOL PROGRAM Created at Carolina Acceleration by Carmine Pagano Designed specifically for the Development of Baseball/Softball skills (however Lacrosse and Soccer players also welcome) during the off-season and pre-season! This program is the most complete and comprehensive “OFF-SEASON and PRE-SEASON” conditioning program, designed specifically for the baseball and softball player. …Read the Rest…

Scotland County QB/Georgia Tech Recruit Jaylend Ratliffe Suffers Head Injury In ATV Crash

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This young man started at QB for Scotland County last season and if memory serves me correctly, he took the Scots to the 4-A State Title game in Raleigh, where they fell to the Dudley Panthers in the NCHSAA Championship….Outstanding young athlete and he had to be airlifted to Charlotte on Tuesday, with severe head …Read the Rest…

High Point University makes offer to Peter Agba(Greensboro Day School)

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Word coming in from Justin Byerly, who works for several high school basketball sites and also by way of Twitter, from Michael Lindsay with the High Point Enterprise:(www.hpe.com) High Point University has offered 2015 Peter Agba[basketball] of Greensboro Day (NC). Agba is a post player and he stands at right around 6’5 or 6’6 and …Read the Rest…


Tuesday night Sports Report:Baseball shows Greensboro Reds with their second-greatest comeback ever and Hoppers fall to Jackets on the road(Smith the glue that held the Reds together)

Posted by Andy Durham on July 29, 2014 at 11:07 pm under Amateur, College, High School | Be the First to Comment

Greensboro Reds 9, Kernersville Marlins 8 It was the second-greatest comeback in Greensboro Reds team history tonight at Western Guilford High School, where the Reds came back from being down 8-3 in the 3rd Inning and they battled back to win the Tuesday meeting with the Kernersville Marlins, with the final, 9-8 Reds… Jonathan Smith …Read the Rest…

National American Legion Baseball Office to ‘Re-open’ PROTEST against Post 87 High Point/HiToms:Post 87 Playing the ‘Waiting Game’

Posted by Andy Durham on at 5:07 pm under Amateur, College, High School | 17 Comments to Read

+++++Post 87 High Point will not back down.+++++ *****But right now, all they can do is sit back an wait to see what happens with their season…..***** Coming in from the High Point Enterprise and re-tweeted by Mike Duprez with the Lexington Dispatch: *****The National Legion office(Indianapolis, Indiana) has reopened Post 87′s appeal. Posts 87(High …Read the Rest…

Local/Area Baseball for Tonight with Reds-Marlins, Hoppers and Bulldogs

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Greensboro National Adult Baseball Association: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Greensboro Reds vs. Kernersville Marlins 7:00pm Western Guilford High School *****Last game of the Regular Season and the Tournament begins later this week. Saw former SEG Falcon and HPCA Cougar Evan ‘Tiger’ Miller at SS last night for the Reds and Tiger did a good job…Got …Read the Rest…

Who will be the top Receivers as we head toward the start of the high school football practices on Friday

Posted by Andy Durham on at 11:24 am under High School | 4 Comments to Read

Who will those top high school football receivers be for Guilford County as we head toward the first day of practices on Friday and some teams may be starting on Thursday July 31, I haven’t heard all of the details…. We know a few that we will have to keep an eye on and watch-out …Read the Rest…

Going Back to Indiana/Lafayette, Indiana here we come:Greensboro White Colt Baseball Team to open World Series on Friday vs. Mexico

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*****You probably remember that Jackson 5 tune from a few years back, “Going Back to Indiana” , well our Greensboro Colt Baseball team is going back again, and we want to give them a good send-off, as they head back to ‘Hoosier State’, for the Colt World Series….***** Greensboro White going is back to the …Read the Rest…

Shelby advances to the American Legion Baseball Title Game:Still think what this Post 87 HiToms assistant coach is saying sums it up Best

Posted by Andy Durham on at 10:16 am under Amateur, College, High School | 20 Comments to Read

News on this coming in from Jason Queen at the Lexington Dispatch(www.the-dispatch.com) Shelby Post 82, which has lost twice in the double-elimination tournament, but got one of those overturned via protest — moves to the finals today at 12:30pm… Shelby will have to beat the Gaston Braves, who opened Monday’s slate with an 8-1 win …Read the Rest…


Hampton University offers JJ Watson(Smith High School)

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Just got this good news text in this morning…. JJ Watson received his first basketball offer of his young basketball career from Hampton University, in Hampton, Virginia…. Good to hear that JJ ‘No Fear’ Watson, a rising sophomore at Ben L. Smigh High School, now has interest from college basketball programs…I don’t think this will …Read the Rest…

Update on Post 87 HiToms quest to re-enter the American Legion Baseball State Tournament and a closer look at the American Legion Rulebook

Posted by Andy Durham on July 28, 2014 at 11:23 pm under Amateur, College, High School | 7 Comments to Read

The Post 87 HiToms have protested their disqualification decision from the American Legion Baseball State Tournament and on Monday they asked to halt the tournament, which is wrapping up Tuesday in Lexington, and then restart it from when the team was disqualified. “It’s gone beyond frustrating and into hypocrisy,” HiToms president Greg Suire said. “And …Read the Rest…

Local/Area Baseball Finals Tonight for 7/28/14

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Just in:Augusta Greenjackets 7, Greensboro Grasshoppers 3 So far just two scores for you tonight with the Lexington Orioles over the Reds in Greensboro NABA play and this is the first league loss of the year for the Greensboro Reds… Final from Western Guilford HS: Lexington Orioles 5 Greensboro Reds 3 Final from Deep River …Read the Rest…

Grimsley Baseball Coach Chris Eggers will not be back with the Whirlies next season

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Word coming in today from very reliable sources: Grimsley Baseball Coach Chris Eggers will not be back with the Whirlies next season…. Coach Eggers led the Whirlies to the Metro 4-A Conference Tournament Title and to an Round One appearance in the NCHSAA 4-A playoffs, where they lost to the eventual Champions, the West Forsyth …Read the Rest…

High School Football Practice starts this week:Who will be the top RB’s in Guilford County this season???

Posted by Andy Durham on at 11:26 am under High School | 24 Comments to Read

We talked about the quarterbacks, back on Friday and the runningback spots may be harder to nail down than the QB’s…. And to take it all a step further, when does practice officially begin? Is it the old traditional date of August 1, and that would make ‘Start Day’, Friday, or can they get it …Read the Rest…

Update from Sunday at American Legion Baseball State Tournament:DC done, but boy it was fun and they had a good run(Why not American Legion ball in Guilford County?)

Posted by Andy Durham on at 10:54 am under Amateur, College, High School | 7 Comments to Read

from Sunday at the American Legion Baseball State Tournament in Lexington, North Carolina, at historic Holt-Moffitt Field and this year’s tournament has been making history, but that’s a different story/post…. On Sunday and this ends the season for the Davidson County team, but they had a good run and they had plenty of fun along …Read the Rest…


Post 87 HiToms respond to being kicked out of American Legion Baseball State Tournament:Two key letters now available from the American Legion National Office to all coaches on behalf of ‘The Baseball Factory’

Posted by Andy Durham on at 10:30 am under Amateur, College, High School | 7 Comments to Read

The Post 87 High Point HiToms were kicked out of this weekend’s American Legion Baseball State Tournament, due to what has been deemed as using an ineligible player and Post 87 has responded to this action taken, by the National American Legion association….. Coach Rob Shore(Trinity High School) and the Post 87 High Point HiToms …Read the Rest…

K’ville ends up with split in DH on Sunday as Duncan Everett picks up 5th win of year and Kevin Jordan(Wake Forest U) running with the ‘Big Dogs’

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Kernersville(43-10) Defeats Roanoke Rails 13-0 and fall 2-1 in doubleheader at Kiwanis Park in Salem, Va Sunday. Duncan Everett and Alex Embler hurled the shutout in game one with Everett picking up his fifth win of the year for Kernersville. Guilford College ‘s Kyle Humphrey with three hits, Chris Corbett and Kevin Jordan paced the …Read the Rest…

Saturday night Protest and High Point Post 87 declared ineligible for American Legion State Baseball Tournament:’Dual Participation Rule’ in viloation

Posted by Andy Durham on July 27, 2014 at 5:35 pm under Amateur, College, High School | 13 Comments to Read

from the American Legion State Baseball Tournament in Lexington, N.C. at Holt-Moffitt Field comes one of the most ball-stopping moves of the entire baseball season…This one comes in as a true ‘Slider/Curve’ and I guess we will have to call this a ‘Slurve’….. The previously unbeaten High Point Post 87 HiToms(2-0) have been declared ineligible…. …Read the Rest…