Hopfest in the Boro Partners with Wyndham Championship PGA TOUR Event

Posted by Press Release on March 24, 2017 at 6:23 am under Professional | Be the First to Comment

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Beer festivals are cultural experiences with music, art and, well, beer. But a Piedmont Triad version of the event seeks to be more than an affair showcasing multiple local varieties of the hoppy liquid. Because Hopfest strives to be more, the Greensboro event is partnering the Wyndham Championship to not only increase …Read the Rest…

USGA Announces 2017 U.S. Senior Open Sectional Qualifying Sites

Posted by Press Release on March 20, 2017 at 1:24 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

USGA Announces 2017 U.S. Senior Open Sectional Qualifying Sites Sectional Qualifiers to be Held at 34 Sites in 27 States from May 15-June 12 FAR HILLS, N.J. – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced sectional qualifying sites for the 38th U.S. Senior Open Championship, to be held at Salem Country Club, in Peabody, …Read the Rest…


Former WS Parkland, APP State and current NY Jet defensive back Doug Middleton partners with New Level Performance to bring football camp to Greensboro, N.C.

Posted by Press Release on March 17, 2017 at 1:48 pm under College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

FORMER PARKLAND HS, APP STATE AND CURRENT NY JET DEFENSIVE BACK DOUG MIDDLETON PARTNERS WITH NEW LEVEL PERFORMANCE TO BRING FOOTBALL CAMP TO GREENSBORO, NC Greensboro, NC ——Doug Middleton who currently is playing with the NY Jets wants to give back to community and share his football knowledge with area athletes. He will get a …Read the Rest…

Winston-Salem State Rams to play Winston-Salem Dash at BB&T Ballpark:Free Admission and Free Parking(Need to jump on this!)

Posted by Press Release on March 15, 2017 at 3:16 pm under College, Professional | Comments are off for this article

ADMISSION IS FREE FOR 5:30 P.M. GAME AT BB&T BALLPARK WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Winston-Salem Dash will square off with Winston-Salem State University’s baseball team in an exhibition at BB&T Ballpark on Monday, April 3. First pitch is set for 5:30 p.m., and both admission and parking are free to the public. Fans are invited …Read the Rest…

Syracuse Chiefs and Greensboro Grasshoppers Feud Thickens with Attendance Wager

Posted by Press Release on March 13, 2017 at 11:48 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Chiefs and Grasshoppers Feud Thickens with Attendance Wager Coincidental pairing in NIT fuels rivalry between Minor League Baseball communities In a continuation of the friendly rivalry that was created in the wake of Coach Boeheim’s ACC post-game press conference remarks about the location of the ACC Tournament, the Syracuse Chiefs and Greensboro Grasshoppers have entered …Read the Rest…


Greensboro Grasshoppers to Offer Jim Boeheim (No) Value Night

Posted by Press Release on March 9, 2017 at 12:40 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Grasshoppers to Offer Jim Boeheim (No) Value Night *****Syracuse Residents to Get VIP Treatment at April Game***** (Greensboro, NC) The Greensboro Grasshoppers announced today that Tuesday April 11, 2017 will be the “Jim Boeheim (No) Value Night” at First National Bank Field. All fans with a valid Syracuse, NY Driver’s License will be given a …Read the Rest…

Greensboro Grasshoppers and First National Bank Unveil New Name of The Ballpark

Posted by Press Release on March 6, 2017 at 11:02 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Grasshoppers and First National Bank Unveil New Name of Downtown Greensboro Ballpark Grasshoppers Now Play at First National Bank Field GREENSBORO, NC – March 6, 2017 – First National Bank, the largest subsidiary of F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB), and the Greensboro Grasshoppers, the Class A minor league baseball affiliate of the Miami Marlins, today unveiled …Read the Rest…

Habitat For Humanity, Wyndham Worldwide, Wyndham Championship Dedicate Tournament’s “Key to Wyn” Cottage for Habitat Family

Posted by Press Release on March 4, 2017 at 5:53 pm under Photos, Professional | Comments are off for this article

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Six months ago, the building was called “Key to Wyn” and designed to resemble a beachside cottage one might lease from Wyndham Worldwide, the title sponsor of the Wyndham Championship PGA TOUR event. Today, that same building is a house in a Greensboro neighborhood that was dedicated today as a new Habitat …Read the Rest…

Great Article/Post from Jeff Mills(News and Record) on Alan Ashkinazy and 30 years of the Greensboro Batting Center

Posted by Andy Durham on February 24, 2017 at 8:50 pm under Amateur, College, High School, Professional | Read the First Comment

Congratulations to Alan Ashkinazy on 30 years of the Greensboro Batting Center, now located on High Point Road in the Westgate Shopping Center….Thirty years and going back to 1987 in an office complex down on Creekridge Road…Back when Larry Davis and Jim Pritchett did a LIVE radio remote broadcast, from Alan’s Greensboro Batting Center on …Read the Rest…

Professional Wrestling has lost “The Russian Bear” Ivan Koloff and George “The Animal” Steele died yesterday:Koloff gone at age 74, Steele was 79(Looking back at the “Legacy of Uncle Ivan”)

Posted by Andy Durham on February 18, 2017 at 1:45 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

It is like ‘Bang-Bang’ and two former professional wrestlers are gone in the past two days….We lost George “The Animal” Steele to cancer on Friday and now we learn today, the “The Russian Bear”, Ivan Koloff, has left us, due also to cancer….Steele was quite the character and he was known more for his body …Read the Rest…

CiCi’s Big Game Football Pick Contest

Posted by Don Moore on January 30, 2017 at 9:01 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

CiCi’s Big Game Football Pick Contest sponsored by CiCi’s Battleground Avenue. Complete Name, Email Address and Contact Telephone Number. Select The Winner AND Final Score (Total Points). Submit. DEADLINE – SUNDAY 6 PM EST. Full Rules at the Bottom of the Page. Name: E-mail: Phone: New England Patriots Atlanta Falcons Total Score – Contest starts …Read the Rest…


Greensboro Grasshoppers Step Up to Help GUM(Greensboro Urban Ministry) Food Pantry

Posted by Press Release on January 25, 2017 at 4:45 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Greensboro Grasshoppers Step Up to Help GUM Food Pantry:Baseball Team Donates $5,000 to Help Restock Shelves, Encourage Giving GREENSBORO, N.C. – With less than a week’s supply of food on the shelves, Greensboro Urban Ministry’s executive director turned to the community for help on Monday afternoon. On Wednesday, Greensboro Grasshoppers President and General Manager Donald …Read the Rest…

Larry Ogunjobi(Ragsdale High School) will play in college football’s Reece’s Senior Bowl this Saturday in Mobile, Alabama(Olumide Ogunjobi)

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Larry Ogunjobi, from Ragsdale High School….. Although most people can’t begin to pronounce his last name, anyone who has attended a game at Jerry Richardson Stadium knows the greatness of the Greensboro native. *****Charlotte’s all-time leader in tackles, tackles for loss and sacks, will take his talents to the 68th annual Reece’s Senior Bowl in …Read the Rest…

Greensboro Grasshoppers Announce 2017 Coaching Staff:Former Greensboro Hornets’ catcher will be running the local team this season

Posted by Press Release on January 20, 2017 at 2:10 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Grasshoppers Announce 2017 Coaching Staff (Greensboro, NC) The Miami Marlins announced Todd Pratt will be the new manager for the 2017 Greensboro Grasshoppers. Pratt will be joined by pitching coach Mark DiFelice, hitting coach Frank Moore and coach Danny Black. Michael Bibbo will be returning for his second season as Athletic Trainer. Trevor Ging will …Read the Rest…

Austin Brice(Pittsboro, N.C./Greensboro Grasshoppers) headed from Miami Marlins to Cincinnati Reds in trade

Posted by Andy Durham on January 19, 2017 at 3:53 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Pitcher Austin Brice, from Pittsboro, North Carolina and a former member of the Greensboro Grasshoppers, is headed from the Miami Marlins to the Cincinnati Reds in a three-for-one swap/trade today between the Marlins and the Reds…. from www.mlb.com: MIAMI — The Marlins have acquired right-hander Dan Straily from the Reds for three of their top …Read the Rest…

Eight new members going into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame and you have to like Dwight Durante(Catawba College) headed that way

Posted by Andy Durham on at 3:44 pm under Amateur, College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

There are eight new members going into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame and if you followed Carolinas Conference college basketball like I did back in the day, when you hear that Dwight Durante, from Catawba College, is going into the Hall you have to admit that you begin to open up a little …Read the Rest…

Ricky Proehl stepping down as Carolina Panthers’ wide receivers coach

Posted by Andy Durham on January 17, 2017 at 3:18 pm under College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

*****Former Wake Forest Demon Deacon, former Carolina Panthers wide receiver and 17-year veteran of the National Football League as a player, Ricky Proehl is stepping down as the wide receivers coach of the Carolina Panthers…Proehl spent six seasons as the Panthers’ receivers coach.***** from www.charlotteobserver.com: Ricky Proehl is resigning as receivers coach so he can …Read the Rest…


Former Wrestling Superstar Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka gone at age 73:Jim Ross and ‘The Rock’ respond

Posted by Andy Durham on January 15, 2017 at 4:08 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

from WrestlingInc.com:Jimmy Snuka has died at the age of 73. from Twitter: Jim Ross @JRsBBQ Our condolences to the family and friends of Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka who died earlier today after losing his fight with stomach cancer. RIP 2:36 PM – 15 Jan 2017 Dwayne Johnson @TheRock Our family @TaminaSnuka asked me to share the …Read the Rest…

D.J, Reader(Grimsley HS) looking tough out there vs. David Amerson(Dudley HS) and the Raiders today/Eric Ebron(Smith HS) on the field in NFL Playoffs Tonight

Posted by Andy Durham on January 7, 2017 at 8:55 pm under College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

#98 D.J. Reader, from Grimsley High School and the Clemson Tigers, was out there making plays for the Houston Texans in their Round One Wild Card win over the Oakland Raiders, with David Amerson(Dudley High School/N.C. State) today, with D.J. and the Texans picking up a nice win at home… Eric Ebron, from Ben L. …Read the Rest…

Guests in town for the Holidays?:Check out Cafe Pasta and Grille on State Street

Posted by Andy Durham on December 21, 2016 at 5:03 pm under College, High School, Professional | Read the First Comment

Got friends/guests in town for the Holidays??? Check out Cafe Pasta and Grille on State Street for an outstanding Holiday Meal and just a great time to get together with family and friends… They are open for Lunch and Dinner and you can get the full pre-meal info at www.cafepasta.com. A holiday favorite since 1984, …Read the Rest…