Jake “The Snake” Roberts gets hit/bit by Double-Pneumonia:Has been placed in Intensive Care Unit/ICU

Posted by Andy Durham on August 30, 2014 at 4:46 pm under Professional | Be the First to Comment

from Pro Wrestling Net at www.prowrestling.net: WWE Hall of Famer Jake “The Snake” Roberts was in a medically induced coma for roughly 24 hours in a Las Vegas hospital after being diagnosed with double pneumonia. *****There has also been an abnormality found in his brain and he has been battling new-found cancer in recent weeks…***** …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers win home finale behind Munoz, Garcia

Posted by Guest Columnist on August 29, 2014 at 10:17 am under Professional | Be the First to Comment

“My goals this season were to hit .300 and drive in 100 runs,” Felix Munoz said with teammate Yefri Perez translating. “If I don’t make it, it’s all right. I try to do my best all the time.” Hoppers win home finale behind Munoz, Garcia from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com…. …Read the Rest…


South Atlantic League Announces 2014 Annual All-Star Team:Two Greensboro Grasshoppers among the tops in the SAL

Posted by Press Release on August 28, 2014 at 3:54 pm under Professional | Be the First to Comment

from www.gsohoppers.com: South Atlantic League Announces 2014 Annual All-Star Team Eric Krupa, President of the South Atlantic League, announced the selection of the 2014 Annual All-Star Team. The All-Star Team was voted on by the 14 South Atlantic League Team’s Field Managers, General Managers, Sports Writers and Broadcasters for a total of 56 votes. [The …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Four hits from “All-Time” pace Hoppers

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“Make it as simple as possible,” Carlos Lopez said. “See the ball, hit the ball. Let it get deep (in the strike zone). I came into the season wanting to hit .300 with 50 RBIs and 50 runs scored.” Four hits from “All-Time” pace Hoppers from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com… …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers look to gain momentum for playoffs

Posted by Guest Columnist on August 27, 2014 at 9:51 am under Professional | Be the First to Comment

Hoppers look to gain momentum for playoffs from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com… The playoffs can’t start too soon for the Hoppers. Right now they’re playing out the string of the regular season, not an easy task when their playoff spot has long since been secure. Still, nobody refers to the …Read the Rest…


What’s the big deal about the Redskins, when you still have the Indians, Braves and Seminoles that are just as bad if not worse???

Posted by Andy Durham on August 25, 2014 at 7:39 pm under College, Professional | 8 Comments to Read

Tony Dungy and Phil Simms say they are going to stop using the Redskins name when the are announcing or analyzing the Washington NFL football games this upcoming season and if that is the case, why not outlaw the use of Indians, Braves and Seminoles too… Why should the Redskins take a direct hit and …Read the Rest…

Carlos Lopez sets Greensboro Grasshoppers’ hits record

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Greensboro Grasshoppers Record-Breaker from www.gsohoppers.com: Carlos Lopez(OF) set a new single-season hits record with a single in the seventh inning, on Sunday at Lakewood, New Jersey. Lopez’s two hits last night give him 153 on the season. Felix Munoz(lb) now has 87 RBI for 2014 and that places him at third all-time, for the Hoppers….

We are living in the “Dog Days of August”:Miss Babe Ruth ‘Getting Better Every Day’

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from www.gsohoppers.com: Miss Babe Ruth ‘Getting Better Every Day’ Possible Continuance of 575 Consecutive Game Streak Will be ‘Game-Time Decision’ (Greensboro, NC) Miss Babe Ruth, the Greensboro Grasshoppers beloved Labrador Retriever bat and ball dog, continues to improve following a recent surgery. Babe, who has entertained millions of Grasshoppers fans for 575 consecutive home games, …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers move up the ladder in wins

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Hoppers move up the ladder in wins from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com…. The 2014 Hoppers have put together the best season ever for the franchise since it moved into its new park 10 years ago. After finishing a six-game road trip, the Hoppers return home with an overall record of …Read the Rest…

Cam Newton Out For Panthers Opening Game

Posted by Don Moore on August 24, 2014 at 7:01 pm under Professional | Read the First Comment

Cam Newton took a hit to the ribs that resulted in a hairline fracture that will sideline him for Tampa Bay on September 7th. Watch the interview with Head Coach Ron Rivera for more details at Panthers.com

Greensboro Reds win Adult Baseball State Title with 15-7 win over Fayetteville Benchwarmers

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from Sunday afternoon at Deep River Park: Greensboro Reds 15 Fayetteville Benchwarmers 7 Reds NABA North Carolina Champions Hunter Ridge 2 HR /8 RBI/ Game MVP Team-tying RBI record for Ridge…..


North Carolina National Adult Baseball Association(NABA) Championship Sunday at Deep River Park

Posted by Press Release on August 23, 2014 at 4:30 pm under Amateur, College, Professional | Comments are off for this article

*****from Saturday:Fayetteville Benchwarmers 12, Bennettsville Bandits 8***** The NC NABA Championship will held on Sunday August 24 at 2pm, at the Deep River Park… The title game will feature the Fayetteville NABA(National Adult Baseball Association) League Champion vs. the Greensboro Reds… It is Title Time in Tournament Town, at the Triad’s Deep River Park on …Read the Rest…

Breaking News:John Isner(Page HS) has to withdraw from the Winston-Salem Open Tennis Tournament

Posted by Andy Durham on August 21, 2014 at 2:06 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Word is a left ankle injury has caused ‘Big John’ Isner(Page High School) to step aside(carefully) and withdraw from the Winston-Salem Open Tennis Tournament…. “I am extremely disappointed to have to withdraw from the Winston-Salem Open, one of my favorite stops of the year,” Isner said in a release. “It is extra disappointing for me …Read the Rest…

Greensboro Grasshoppers’ Miss Babe Ruth Recovering from Ear Surgery

Posted by Press Release on August 20, 2014 at 6:07 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Miss Babe Ruth Recovering from Ear Surgery Her 575 Consecutive Game Streak in Jeopardy (Greensboro, NC) Miss Babe Ruth, the Greensboro Grasshoppers beloved Labrador Retriever bat and ball dog, is recovering nicely at home following a recent surgery. Babe, who has entertained millions of Grasshoppers fans for 575 consecutive home games, had the 90 minute …Read the Rest…

Carlos Rodon(N.C. State) to start for Charlotte Knights tonight

Posted by Andy Durham on August 19, 2014 at 10:59 am under College, High School, Professional | Read the First Comment

How soon to the Sox(Pale Hose) for Carlos Rodon??? Well tonight, you have the Gwinnett Braves at the Charlotte Knights with a start time of 7:05pm and the former N.C. State pitcher, Carlos Rodon, will get the call to start for Charlotte Knights…. Charlotte goes as an Triple A Chicago White Sox affiliate and Rodon …Read the Rest…

Elon’s Troutman Signs With Professional Basketball Team in Spain

Posted by Press Release on August 17, 2014 at 7:26 pm under College, Professional | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Former Elon University men’s basketball standout forward Lucas Troutman has signed a professional contract with Club Baloncesto Peñas Huesca in Huesca, Spain, the club announced on Aug. 16. Troutman reports to the club later this week. “I’m excited to be a part of a great team and have the chance at an …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Intimidators hold Hoppers at bay 6-0

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Intimidators hold Hoppers at bay 6-0 from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com…. In the course of a long season, even good teams will have games where they are out-pitched, out-hit and out-played. Saturday night was one of those for the Hoppers. A trio of Kannapolis pitchers — Andre Wheeler, Andrew Mitchell …Read the Rest…


Bill Hass on Baseball:Kannapolis stops Hoppers’ win streak

Posted by Guest Columnist on August 16, 2014 at 10:03 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Kannapolis stops Hoppers’ win streak from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com…. After 125 games of a 140-game season, it’s not unusual for signs of fatigue to show up in a team’s play. In the Hoppers’ case, the position players aren’t a concern. They seem to be doing fine, despite a 6-3 …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers top Kannapolis for 5th straight win

Posted by Guest Columnist on August 15, 2014 at 9:56 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

“I wanted to go out and attack them,” Hoppers’ pitcher Tyler Kinley said. “We had a one-run lead and I wanted to keep them off the bases. I had worked on getting ahead in the count and then putting them away. We have a great defense, so I wanted to keep the ball down in …Read the Rest…

Greensboro Grasshoppers slip past Kannapolis Intimidators 4-3 on Thursday night behind Riddle and Romero HR’s

Posted by Andy Durham on August 14, 2014 at 10:58 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Greensboro Grasshoppers 4, Kannapolis Intimidators 3 WP:Tyler Kane (2-0, 5.23) LP:Brad Salgado (2-2, 2.63) SV:Tyler Kinley (10) HR:GBO:J.T. Riddle (9)…Avery Romero, A (5)…. Box Score courtesy of the South Atlantic League: Kannapolis Intimidators Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG Chevy Clarke RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 …Read the Rest…