New construction at Ragsdale High School with football and basketball facilities

Posted by Jim on June 27, 2012 at 5:43 pm under High School, Photos | Read the First Comment

Photos from today with the new construction and renovation going on at Ragsdale High School…..AD Brian Herndon and family along with football Coach Tommy Norwood….New football and basketball facilities….. www.flickr.com

East Carolina fans/supporters getting ready for the Annual Ron Pugh Memorial Golf Tournament

Posted by Jim on May 5, 2012 at 10:30 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

Bill Beavans and Ted Hollingsworth get ECU Fans ready for the Ron Pugh Golf Tournament…..(Courtesy of East Carolina Athletics) *****TO PIRATES FANS, SUPPORTERS, FAMILY AND FRIENDS***** THE TCPC ANNUAL RON PUGH MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS! The tournament is scheduled for Friday, May 25, 2012 at Holly Ridge Golf Links, 7933 Hwy 311 S., …Read the Rest…


East Carolina Armada coming to the Triad on Wednesday May 9

Posted by Jim on May 3, 2012 at 11:45 am under College | Comments are off for this article

Led locally by Bill Beavans and Jim Modlin…… What: ECU Pirate Armada When: Wednesday, May 9th 6:00 p.m. – Social (cash bar) 6:45 p.m. – Dinner 7:15 p.m. – Program Where: Bermuda Run Country Club 324 Bermuda Run Drive Advance, NC 27006 (336) 998-8155 You’ll also have the opportunity to bid on two framed prints …Read the Rest…

East Carolina Football Spring Game with Lamar Ivey(EA), Justin Venable(SEG), Rocco Scarfone(NG), Terry Biles(HPA), Jonathan White(HPC) tackles and Matt Millisor(Page) 24 yd. FG

Posted by Jim on April 15, 2012 at 3:38 pm under College, High School | Read the First Comment

East Carolina Spring Football game and I(Andy) put these stats together for you and you can read more below with: Lamar Ivey(Eastern Alamance) 3 Tackles Justin Venable(Southeast Guilford) 2 Tackles Rocco Scarfone(Northern Guilford) 2 Tackles Terry Biles(High Point Andrews) 1 Tackle Jonathan White(High Point Central) 1 Tackle Matt Millisor(Page) 24-yard Field Goal…. Courtesy of Tom …Read the Rest…

East Carolina bringing Ruffin McNeil, Jeff Lebo and others to the Triad

Posted by Jim on April 12, 2012 at 11:00 am under College | Comments are off for this article

from East Carolina Athletics in Greenville, N.C……. The 2012 Pirate Amada is sailing into our port on Wednesday night, May 9th, at Bermuda Run Country Club. Join your fellow Pirates for cocktails and dinner and then hear from Coach Ruffin McNeill, Coach Jeff Lebo and members of the Pirate Club staff about East Carolina’s athletic …Read the Rest…


East Carolina Football Spring Football Practice Update

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Courtesy of Tom McClellan East Carolina University SID…. COLLEGE FOOTBALL Pirates Complete Last Practice of Spring Season EAST CAROLINA SPRING NOTEBOOK NO. 14 GREENVILLE, N.C. – East Carolina wrapped up the practice portion of its spring schedule in cool and breezy conditions Wednesday inside the Cliff Moore Complex, working for 90 minutes under partial sunshine …Read the Rest…

East Carolina Spring Football Practice Update

Posted by Jim on April 5, 2012 at 10:33 am under College | Comments are off for this article

Courtesy of Tom McClellan East Carolina University SID….. COLLEGE FOOTBALL Pirates Continue Drills In Shells EAST CAROLINA SPRING NOTEBOOK NO. 10 GREENVILLE, N.C. – East Carolina continued its spring football practice schedule Wednesday afternoon with another two-hour workout in helmets, shoulder pads and shorts. The session, conducted inside the Cliff Moore Complex, was the Pirates’ …Read the Rest…

East Carolina Football Spring Practice Update

Posted by Jim on April 2, 2012 at 10:26 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

Courtesy of Tom McClellan East Carolina University SID……. COLLEGE FOOTBALL Pirates Return To Work After First Scrimmage EAST CAROLINA SPRING NOTEBOOK NO. 9 GREENVILLE, N.C. – Two days after competing in their first intra-squad scrimmage of the spring, the East Carolina Pirates returned to work inside the Cliff Moore Complex and turned in a lively …Read the Rest…

Update on East Carolina Spring Football with Saturday scirmmage and 5 tackles Lamar Ivey(Eastern Alamance), 4 tackles Justin Venable(SEG), 2 Tackles Jonathan White(HP Central) and 1 Tackle Rocco Scarfone(Northern)

Posted by Jim on April 1, 2012 at 4:23 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

Courtesy of Tom McClellan East Carolina University SID….. COLLEGE FOOTBALL Defensive Pressure, High-Percentage Passing Effort Highlight Pirates’ First Scrimmage EAST CAROLINA SPRING NOTEBOOK NO. 8 GREENVILLE, N.C. – After opening the morning with individual and special teams work in a practice-structured setting at the Cliff Moore Complex Saturday, East Carolina moved to Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium for …Read the Rest…

East Carolina Football Spring Practice Update:High School Coaches Clinic going at ECU

Posted by Jim on March 31, 2012 at 5:05 pm under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

Courtesy of Tom McClellan SID East Carolina University…… COLLEGE FOOTBALL Pirates Prep For First Scrimmage At Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium EAST CAROLINA SPRING NOTEBOOK NO. 7 GREENVILLE, N.C. – East Carolina officially completed preparations for the program’s first intra-squad scrimmage of the season with a shells-only workout on Hight Field inside the Cliff Moore Practice Complex Friday …Read the Rest…

East Carolina Pirates wrap up first week of Spring Football Practice

Posted by Jim on March 24, 2012 at 10:02 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

Courtesy of Tom McClellan East Carolina SID….. COLLEGE FOOTBALL Pirates Wrap-Up First Week Of Work EAST CAROLINA SPRING NOTEBOOK NO. 4 GREENVILLE, N.C. – Calling it a “spirited and up-tempo” start, East Carolina Head Football Coach Ruffin McNeill and his staff wrapped up the first week of spring drills by directing the Pirates through a …Read the Rest…


Public School Basketball Girls Teams Final Grades

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1. Southwest Guilford: The only team in the area to advance to the Regionals. After a slow start the defending champions used their experience to dominate the conference by going undefeated. Key players and Campbell University signees Zena Lovett 16 ppg, Jessica Pone and Shanel Lawrence step their games up along with stella play from …Read the Rest…

East Carolina Football Practice/Workouts Update

Posted by Jim on March 22, 2012 at 8:50 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

COLLEGE FOOTBALL Courtesy of Tom McClellan ECU SID….. Pirates Use Early Morning For Second Workout EAST CAROLINA SPRING NOTEBOOK NO. 2 GREENVILLE, N.C. – East Carolina conducted its second official spring workout with an 80-minute practice early Thursday morning on Hight Field inside the Cliff Moore Complex. After beginning camp with a pair of introductory …Read the Rest…

East Carolina Football Update coming out of yesterday’s Spring Practice

Posted by Jim on at 12:34 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

Courtesy of Tom McClellan ECU SID…. COLLEGE FOOTBALL ECU Will Make Up Workout Early Thursday Morning To Complete Two-Day Acclimation Phase WEDNESDAY’S EAST CAROLINA SPRING PRACTICE HALTED BY WEATHER GREENVILLE, N.C. – East Carolina’s second practice session of the spring season, scheduled for Wednesday (March 21), was postponed because of inclement weather and wet ground …Read the Rest…

Women’s Top Area College Post Season Scorers(Hoops)

Posted by Jim on March 20, 2012 at 3:19 pm under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

TOP AREA COLLEGE POST SEASON SCORERS ( These are the players that participated in the post season and their results) 1. Secily Ray: Thomasville-Wake Forest: 84 pts: 5 games 2. Anna Freeman: East Davison-Appalachian: 59 pts: 3 games 3. Cheyenne Parker: Soutwest Guilford-HPU: 47 pts: 4 games 4 Trumae Lucas: Grimsley-Deleware: 39 pts: 5 games …Read the Rest…

East Carolina Pirates’ Spring Football Update

Posted by Jim on at 11:28 am under College | Comments are off for this article

Courtesy of Tom McClellan in Greenville, N.C. at ECU… COLLEGE FOOTBALL:Pirates Start 2012 Season With Two-Hour Workout EAST CAROLINA OPENS SPRING FOOTBALL PRACTICE GREENVILLE, N.C. – Third-year head coach Ruffin McNeill and the East Carolina Pirates officially opened the 2012 spring practice period with their initial workout Monday afternoon on Hight Field inside the Cliff …Read the Rest…

Previous All-Area Players of the Year

Posted by Jim on March 19, 2012 at 9:43 pm under High School | 2 Comments to Read

While we await the announcement of the 2012 Area Player of the year whom have done a remarkable job during their tenure in highschool, here is a list of some past performers whom help to set the bar. As each year pass we will continue to add that present student athlete accomplishments and hope that …Read the Rest…


Ragsdale Basketball:Talking with Coach Craig Shoemaker

Posted by Jim on March 15, 2012 at 2:13 pm under High School | Comments are off for this article

Ragsdale Basketball:Talking with Coach Craig Shoemaker by Jim Modlin Now that all of the big round basketballs in high school have quit bouncing, I decided to go over to my Alma Mater and have a relaxed Q & A with one of the most knowledgeable basketball coaches in our area. Also, after what can only …Read the Rest…

Public School Areas Top Girls Playoff Basketball Scorers Over The Decade

Posted by Jim on March 5, 2012 at 8:46 pm under High School | 10 Comments to Read

PUBLIC SCHOOL STATE PLAYOFFS CAREER LEADERS and SINGLE GAME PERFORMANCES: (Note: In order to make this list a player must have participated in at least 8 playoff games which simply means that person’s team must have been at least 2 post season gamesper year in four years just to minimize it. As long as 8 …Read the Rest…

News of my death premature!!! You don’t want to be on this STAPH!!

Posted by Jim on February 3, 2010 at 3:48 pm under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

 Hello to all my friends and associates! I wanted to give you a quick update on an illness-medical condition that I have had that you do not want! I’m talking about a staph infection. It found my foot a little over a month ago and made itself at home for a while. My Dr. has …Read the Rest…