Julius Brooks(Page HS) still plying his basketball trade in Estonia with Rakvere Tarvas

Posted by Andy Durham on April 25, 2015 at 2:05 pm under College, High School, Photos, Professional | Be the First to Comment

There are not many kids that get to go for and play the trifecta, but Julius Brooks has made basketball his profession, going from Page High School, Loyola Maryland(college) and then on to Estonia, in the European professional basketball league…..Julius had previously been within the professional ranks in Canada, Mexico, Germany and with the ABA, …Read the Rest…

Nikita Koloff and Lex Luger to speak in High Point on Saturday

Posted by Andy Durham on April 24, 2015 at 11:16 am under Professional | Be the First to Comment

Nikita Koloff(Scott Simpson) and Lex Luger(Larry Pfohl) will speak in High Point on Saturday at the First Wesleyan Church… The conference will run from 9am-5pm and there will be several speakers on hand along with Nikita and Lex… CLICK HERE to learn much more about Nikita Koloff and Lex Luger coming to High Point this …Read the Rest…


Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers score early, help Kolek earn first pro win

Posted by Guest Columnist on April 22, 2015 at 5:37 pm under Professional | Be the First to Comment

Hoppers score early, help Kolek earn first pro win from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com…. By the time he’s finished with his baseball career, Tyler Kolek may not recall the details of every game he wins. But it’s likely he will always remember the first one. It came Wednesday, in a …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Lakewood snaps Hoppers streak at 5

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Lakewood snaps Hoppers streak at 5 from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com… Streaks are made to be stopped and that’s what happened to the Hoppers Tuesday at NewBridge Bank Park. Lakewood hit four solo home runs, two by Rhys Hoskins, and added four other runs to post an 8-5 win, snapping …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball:Mader finds groove as Hoppers win 5th straight

Posted by Guest Columnist on April 20, 2015 at 11:48 pm under Professional | Be the First to Comment

Mader finds groove as Hoppers win 5th straight from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com….. The Michael Mader that the Hoppers have been expecting showed up in the second inning Monday night. The left-hander had been battered in his first two starts, both on the road, lasting only 4 1/3 innings and …Read the Rest…


Graham Sporting Goods High School Baseball/Softball Tonight for 4/20/15

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Baseball: High Point Christian Academy 4, Calvary 2 Baptist…Suspended Game High Point Christian Academy 16, Calvary Baptist 0 in 2 1/2 innings….Game Two… HPCA(17-1-1) Westchester Country Day 10, Trinity of Durham 0 (6 Innings)….Westchester Country Day 7, Trinity of Durham 1…..WCD(14-2) Softball: Northwest Guilford 1, Ledford 0… NWG(10-4/5-0)….This was a non-conference, but NWG will return …Read the Rest…

Guilford County radio legend Jimmy Fulmer dead at age 74:The day the music died

Posted by Andy Durham on at 2:18 pm under College, High School, Professional | 4 Comments to Read

Got the word this morning that Guilford County radio legend Jimmy Fulmer had died over the weekend at age 74… I was watching the David Letterman Show back on last Friday night and it kind of fits Jimmy Fulmer leaving us last Friday and John Mayer singing that Don McLean song, “The Day the Music …Read the Rest…

Grasshoppers’ Miss Babe Ruth On NBC Nightly News

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Friday Night producers from NBC were in town to record a feature on the retirement of Miss Babe Ruth this year. The story aired Sunday night.

Josh Hamilton(Raleigh Athens Drive HS) and wife looking at divorce

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You hate to see and hear about news like this, but here it is… CLICK HERE Josh recently had a drug relapse and he is injured and may not play baseball at all during the 2015 season….He and his wife just put their 16.5 million dollar house up for sale on Friday down in Texas… …Read the Rest…

PGA TOUR Volunteer Challenge Invites Wyndham Championship Fans to Help Raise Funds for Local Charities

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PGA TOUR Volunteer Challenge Invites Wyndham Championship Fans to Help Raise Funds for Local Charities Fans are encouraged to visit PGATOUR.com/Volunteers to vote http://www.wyndhamchampionship.com/volunteer-challenge/ GREENSBORO, N.C. – Since its inception in 1938, the Wyndham Championship has done an outstanding job supporting the PGA TOUR’s legacy of more than $2 billion in charitable giving. This year, …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Smith homers, Hodges closes and Hoppers win

Posted by Press Release on April 19, 2015 at 12:55 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Smith homers, Hodges closes and Hoppers win from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com… While Austen Smith looks to establish himself, Josh Hodges seeks to reinvent himself. Both played prominent parts for the Hoppers in their 3-2 win over the Delmarva Shorebirds at NewBridge Bank Park Friday night. Smith, drafted in the …Read the Rest…


Game Report on Greensboro Grasshoppers-Delmarva Shorebirds

Posted by Press Release on April 18, 2015 at 10:45 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Final from NewBridge Bank Park: Greensboro Grasshoppers 3, Delmarva Shorebirds 2 WP:James Buckelew(2-0) SV:Josh Hodges(1) LP:Derrick Bleeker(0-1) HR:(GSO) Austen Smith(3rd of the season) with one on…RBI #6 and 7… Hoppers(5-5)/Birds(5-5) Hoppers-3-9-0/Birds-2-10-2… Hoppers have won 4 in a-row and Birds have lost 4 in a-row….

Bill Hass on Baseball:Davis’ dirty uniform keys win for Hoppers

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Davis’ dirty uniform keys win for Hoppers from Bill Hass on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com… As Mason Davis left the Hoppers’ dugout Friday night, he did something impulsive. The second baseman grabbed the lineup card, carried it into the locker room, signed it at the top on the back and then asked his teammates to …Read the Rest…

Gate City FC Boosts Its Preseason with 4-1 Victory

Posted by Press Release on April 17, 2015 at 4:03 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Martinsville VA – Gate City FC continued its preseason schedule with a convincing 4-1 win on the road at Patrick Henry College. On the rain soaked turf, the Gate City Generals dominated the possession game from the start. With the addition of new players and a focus on attack, Head Coach Brian Japp got the …Read the Rest…

Why don’t we play 7-Inning games at all levels of baseball? High School, College and Professional:Universal Baseball with Seven Inning Games

Posted by Andy Durham on at 2:23 pm under College, High School, Professional | 14 Comments to Read

Why don’t we play 7-Inning games at all levels of baseball? High School, College and Professional:Universal Baseball with Seven Inning Games Isn’t this a change that should be made??? Universal Baseball with 7-inning games at all levels…. Have the home team bat in the bottom of the 7th, even if the home team is leading …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers find a way to pull out the win

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Hoppers find a way to pull out the win (from Bill Hass on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers at www.gsohoppers.com) It was wet, it was cold and it was crazy Thursday night. Playing their first home game of the season, the Hoppers pulled out a 5-4 win over Delmarva in a game it looked like they had won, …Read the Rest…

HPU’s Mamadee Nyepon Signs With The Carolina Railhawks

Posted by Press Release on April 16, 2015 at 4:57 pm under College, Professional | Read the First Comment

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Former High Point University men’s soccer striker Mamadee Nyepon has signed a professional contract with the Carolina Railhawks of the NASL. Nyepon is the seventh HPU men’s soccer player under head coach Dustin Fonder to sign a professional contract after leaving HPU and the third to play in the NASL. “We …Read the Rest…


Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers “itching” to begin first home stand

Posted by Guest Columnist on April 15, 2015 at 10:26 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Hoppers “itching” to begin first home stand (from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball[Greensboro Grasshoppers] at www.gsohoppers.com) If you’re facing a long ride home from a road trip — and Lakewood, N.J., to Greensboro is a long ride — it’s a little easier if you win before boarding the bus. The Hoppers did that Wednesday, …Read the Rest…

12n’ GO Shuttle Service always looking for Drivers

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12n’ GO Shuttle Service is always looking for Drivers and with the Furniture Market in town, now would be a good time to join the team at 12n Go… Must be 25 years of age to get on board, so call 510-8339 or go to www.12nGo.com and get on board….Twelve dollar rides to the airport, …Read the Rest…

Miss Babe Ruth to retire:2015 to be Popular Canine’s Farewell Season

Posted by Press Release on April 14, 2015 at 11:09 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Miss Babe Ruth Prepared for Last Time Around 2015 to be Popular Canine’s Farewell Season (Greensboro, NC) The Greensboro Grasshoppers announced today that Miss Babe Ruth will retire at the end of the 2015 season. The beloved Labrador Retriever bat and ball dog has entertained millions of fans since debuting as a 9-month old on …Read the Rest…