Bill Hass on Baseball:Strong effort by Mader keys Hoppers’ win

Posted by Guest Columnist on May 30, 2015 at 10:43 am under Professional | Be the First to Comment

Strong effort by Mader keys Hoppers’ win (from Bill Hass, with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com) Michael Mader hopes he found the formula for consistent success Friday night. The Hoppers’ left-hander hurled seven shutout innings against Lakewood, becoming the first starter to pitch that deep into a game this season. Things got a bit …Read the Rest…

Graham Sporting Goods Local Greensboro Area Baseball Tonight Finals:Tigers take the 2-A West Title/Hoppers win/WS tops ER/NCAA scores/CPL/SEG Junior Legion

Posted by Andy Durham on May 29, 2015 at 10:19 pm under College, High School, Professional | Read the First Comment

NCHSAA 2-A West Finals at North Surry: Randleman Tigers 14 Norht Surry 0 (5 Innings) WP:Tanner Routh HR:Caleb Webster/Triple Trevor Clemons Southeast Guilford Falcons 10, HiTom Tommies 6…SEG now (6-0) Southeast Jr Legion wins 10-6 over Tommies. Winning pitcher is Spencer Powers. Good relief pitching from Chip Reed and Jake Merkle. Southeast offense clicking with …Read the Rest…


Ryan Dull(East Forsyth HS/UNCA) still sharp while he is cutting down batters with the Midland RockHounds in the Texas League

Posted by Andy Durham on May 27, 2015 at 5:46 pm under Professional | Be the First to Comment

Ryan Dull, from East Forsyth High School and the UNC-Asheville Bulldogs, is still cutting down batters with his sharp pitching skills and these days he is attacking the strike zone in the Texas League with the Double A Midland, Texas RockHounds….The RockHounds are the Class Double A affiliates for the Oakland A’s in the Texas …Read the Rest…

Greensboro Grasshoppers break up 4-game losing streak as Hoppers defeat Hagerstown this afternoon at NBBP

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Final from this afternoon at NewBridge Bank Park: Greensboro Grasshoppers 8 Hagerstown Suns 5 WP:James Buckelew(3-0) LP:Brett Mooneyham(0-2) SV:Josh Hodges(4) Hoppers improve to (19-27) and they snap their four-game losing streak….Suns fall to (24-22)… Hoppers Line-8-15-1 Suns Line-5-12-1 Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E Hagerstown 2 1 0 …Read the Rest…

Local Baseball for today on (5/27/15):Bulldogs at Muddogs tonight/Marlins-Pirates in Greensboro NABA

Posted by Andy Durham on at 10:34 am under Amateur, College, Professional | Be the First to Comment

Hagerstown Suns at the Greensboro Grasshoppers 12:30pm at NewBridge Bank Park….Game can be heard at www.gsohoppers.com Kernersville Bulldogs at the Deep River Muddogs 7pm at Craven Stadium in Ramseur, North Carolina Carolina Marlins vs. Piedmont Pirates 7:00 PM Deep River Park(Greensboro NABA) *****Know of other games, send them in to us and we will print…*****


Gehrig should return to Greensboro Grasshoppers action by June 1

Posted by Press Release on May 19, 2015 at 11:23 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Miss Lou Lou Gehrig out With Patellar Tendonitis Should Return to Duties June 1 (Greensboro, NC) The Greensboro Grasshoppers announced today that Miss Lou Lou Gehrig is out for two weeks as a result of significant soft tissue swelling around her patellar tendon of her right knee. X-Rays were performed, and the findings are consistent …Read the Rest…

WFMY NEWS 2 Sports Anchors from over the years:from Harville to Crawford and in-between

Posted by Andy Durham on May 18, 2015 at 1:59 pm under Amateur, College, High School, Professional | 9 Comments to Read

We had this question come in today at our sports window and we will give you all of the names that we can remember holding down the anchor chair at WFMY TV 2 over the years and if we leave anybody out that you remember, add them in and you can then give us some …Read the Rest…

Dan Jennings(Greensboro Bat) to manage Miami Marlins

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*****We have spoken to Dan Jennings on several occasions and he always proved to be a fair and friendly individual….He has made many stops at the Greensboro Grasshoppers facility(NewBridge Bank Park) over the years and was a member of the Greensboro Bats baseball team for a brief period of time back in the 80’s….***** Undrafted …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Shorebirds lay a licking on the Hoppers/Marlins fire manager

Posted by Andy Durham on May 17, 2015 at 9:30 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Shorebirds lay a licking on the Hoppers from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com…. Every team is going to have a clunker of a game occasionally during a long baseball season. And the Hoppers sure had one Sunday. Delmarva laid an 11-5 licking on Greensboro to win the rubber match of the …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Vigil, Woods help Hoppers bounce back

Posted by Guest Columnist on at 12:29 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Vigil, Woods help Hoppers bounce back from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com The Hoppers picked up the tempo at just the right time Saturday night. Down 2-0 after the top of the third inning against Delmarva, they got single runs in the third and fourth inning to tie things, then scored …Read the Rest…

How many people remember this guy? Garo Yepremian has died at the age of 70

Posted by Andy Durham on May 16, 2015 at 10:58 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

from www.charlotteobserver.com: Garo Yepremian, who won two Super Bowls as a kicker for the Miami Dolphins and played parts of 14 seasons in the NFL, has died at the age of 70. The 1972 Dolphins are famous for being the last NFL team to complete an undefeated season, going 17-0. Read more when you CLICK …Read the Rest…


Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers squander opportunities

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Hoppers squander opportunities from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com… The opportunities were there for the Hoppers Friday night but they couldn’t convert enough of them and wound up losing 6-4 to Delmarva. Greensboro banged out 14 hits, including at least one by every batter in the lineup. But the Hoppers left …Read the Rest…

Minor injuries for Minor League baseball players when their bus crashes in Eastern North Carolina

Posted by Andy Durham on May 12, 2015 at 12:54 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

The Carolina Mudcats baseball team’s bus crashed late Monday night/early Tuesday morning as they were traveling from Salem, Virginia to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and their were several of the minor league baseball players that sustained minor injuries… The Mudcats, the Atlanta Braves’ Class A affiliates in the Carolina League, were headed down to Myrtle …Read the Rest…

Josh Hamilton(Raleigh Athens Drive HS/Texas Rangers) getting ready at Round Rock

Posted by Press Release on May 9, 2015 at 11:02 am under High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

from Jeff Wilson at www.star-telegram.com: Josh Hamilton(Raleigh Athens Drive High School/Texas Rangers-MLB) will take the next step in his march back into the Texas Rangers’ lineup Sunday as he begins a rehab assignment with Triple A Round Rock, Texas at Nashville, Tennessee. The left fielder played Friday in an extended spring game on his 11th …Read the Rest…

Shane’s Rib Shack to give away 100 Half-Racks of Ribs

Posted by Press Release on May 6, 2015 at 12:58 pm under Amateur, College, High School, Professional, Uncategorized | Comments are off for this article

Shane’s Rib Shack on Westover Terrace will give away 100 Half-racks of ribs to their first 100 customers on Saturday May 16… This is part of the recognition for BBQ Month….. That’s 100 Half-racks of ribs at Shane’s Rib Shack on Westover Terrace on Saturday May 16…. Sounds like a real GOOD DEAL….. *****Time to …Read the Rest…

New Downtown Baseball Stadium/Park for High Point? “Field of Dreams” off of Washington Street and hoping to get the Hi-Toms to move there

Posted by Andy Durham on May 5, 2015 at 4:40 pm under College, Professional | Read the First Comment

The High Point Convention and Visitors Bureau(HP CVB) has an idea that might be ready to take hold……When I first saw the HP CVB, I thought it was a drug store, but no, much bigger fish on hand than that…. The city of High Point is proposing a new downtown baseball stadium/park and they are …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Twine sets the table for Hoppers’ win over Power

Posted by Press Release on May 4, 2015 at 11:56 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Twine sets the table for Hoppers’ win over Power from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com…. Whether success breeds confidence or confidence breeds success, Justin Twine has plenty of both these days. The young shortstop had his best offensive game of the season Monday night, going 4-for-4 and scoring three runs to …Read the Rest…


Could The NBA D-League Be Coming To Greensboro?

Posted by Don Moore on at 12:02 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

The Charlotte Hornets want to establish and own a NBA Developmental Team close to home and that puts Greensboro in the mix; but, then so are Asheville, Charleston, Columbia, Fayetteville, Greenville (S.C.) and Raleigh. The Charlotte Observer has the Hornets. Would a D-Team out draw UNC-G at the coliseum?

Bill Hass on Baseball:Mistakes cost Hoppers in loss to Power

Posted by Guest Columnist on at 12:15 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Mistakes cost Hoppers in loss to Power from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com… There wasn’t much room for error Sunday afternoon, so the mistakes the Hoppers made proved costly in a 4-2 loss to West Virginia. The offense only mustered five hits against three Power pitchers, who were aided immensely by …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers pitchers respond well to pressure again

Posted by Guest Columnist on May 3, 2015 at 1:01 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Hoppers pitchers respond well to pressure again from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com… Grasshoppers pitchers tempted fate for the second straight game Saturday, but once again they worked their way out of it. Four pitchers combined to strand 11 West Virginia runners in a 4-1 Greensboro win. That came on the …Read the Rest…