NC State’s Carlos Rodon Schedule To Pitch For The WS Dash In Wednesday’s Day Game

Posted by Don Moore on July 29, 2014 at 8:38 pm under Professional | Be the First to Comment

Carlos Rodon was a BIG draft pick for the White Socks. He waited a few weeks to sign after he was drafted. He was the Third Overall Pick is the MLB Draft last month. He pitched 2 games in the Arizona Rookie League earlier this month. He jumps from the Rookie League over Single A …Read the Rest…

National American Legion Baseball Office to ‘Re-open’ PROTEST against Post 87 High Point/HiToms:Post 87 Playing the ‘Waiting Game’

Posted by Andy Durham on at 5:07 pm under Amateur, College, High School | 17 Comments to Read

+++++Post 87 High Point will not back down.+++++ *****But right now, all they can do is sit back an wait to see what happens with their season…..***** Coming in from the High Point Enterprise and re-tweeted by Mike Duprez with the Lexington Dispatch: *****The National Legion office(Indianapolis, Indiana) has reopened Post 87′s appeal. Posts 87(High …Read the Rest…


Wyndham Championship, The First Tee of the Triad Partner for Tournament Week Junior Golf Clinic

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GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Wyndham Championship and the First Tee of the Triad are partnering to present the Wishes by Wyndham Junior Golf Clinic presented by Sunbrella© during Wyndham Championship week, the tournament announced today. The 75th anniversary Wyndham Championship is set for Aug. 11-17, 2014. The Wishes by Wyndham Junior Golf Clinic presented by …Read the Rest…

Local/Area Baseball for Tonight with Reds-Marlins, Hoppers and Bulldogs

Posted by Andy Durham on at 3:24 pm under Amateur, College, High School, Professional | Read the First Comment

Greensboro National Adult Baseball Association: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Greensboro Reds vs. Kernersville Marlins 7:00pm Western Guilford High School *****Last game of the Regular Season and the Tournament begins later this week. Saw former SEG Falcon and HPCA Cougar Evan ‘Tiger’ Miller at SS last night for the Reds and Tiger did a good job…Got …Read the Rest…

Who will be the top Receivers as we head toward the start of the high school football practices on Friday

Posted by Andy Durham on at 11:24 am under High School | 4 Comments to Read

Who will those top high school football receivers be for Guilford County as we head toward the first day of practices on Friday and some teams may be starting on Thursday July 31, I haven’t heard all of the details…. We know a few that we will have to keep an eye on and watch-out …Read the Rest…


Elon Football to Open Preseason Camp on August 4

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ELON, N.C. – After players report to campus on Sunday, August 3, the Elon Phoenix football squad will begin its first preseason camp under the leadership of head coach Rich Skrosky on Monday, August 4. The first of 25 preseason practices will begin at 7:15 p.m. at the Hunt and Tucker practice fields. All of …Read the Rest…

HPU Women’s Cross Country Inks Two For 2014

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HIGH POINT, N.C. – High Point University women’s cross country head coach Jenna Wrieden announced Tuesday that Kelly Hayes and Lona Williams will join the Panthers’ roster beginning this fall. The duo of student-athletes also will compete for HPU in distance events during the indoor & outdoor track campaigns. “Kelly and Lona are perfect additions …Read the Rest…

Going Back to Indiana/Lafayette, Indiana here we come:Greensboro White Colt Baseball Team to open World Series on Friday vs. Mexico

Posted by Andy Durham on at 10:37 am under Amateur, High School | Be the First to Comment

*****You probably remember that Jackson 5 tune from a few years back, “Going Back to Indiana” , well our Greensboro Colt Baseball team is going back again, and we want to give them a good send-off, as they head back to ‘Hoosier State’, for the Colt World Series….***** Greensboro White going is back to the …Read the Rest…

Shelby advances to the American Legion Baseball Title Game:Still think what this Post 87 HiToms assistant coach is saying sums it up Best

Posted by Andy Durham on at 10:16 am under Amateur, College, High School | 20 Comments to Read

News on this coming in from Jason Queen at the Lexington Dispatch(www.the-dispatch.com) Shelby Post 82, which has lost twice in the double-elimination tournament, but got one of those overturned via protest — moves to the finals today at 12:30pm… Shelby will have to beat the Gaston Braves, who opened Monday’s slate with an 8-1 win …Read the Rest…

Hampton University offers JJ Watson(Smith High School)

Posted by Andy Durham on at 9:46 am under High School | Be the First to Comment

Just got this good news text in this morning…. JJ Watson received his first basketball offer of his young basketball career from Hampton University, in Hampton, Virginia…. Good to hear that JJ ‘No Fear’ Watson, a rising sophomore at Ben L. Smigh High School, now has interest from college basketball programs…I don’t think this will …Read the Rest…

HiToms Win Sixth Straight in Slugfest

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MARTINSVILLE, V.A. – Offense came aplenty on both sides at Hooker Field Monday night, but the High Point-Thomasville HiToms came out on top again beating the Martinsville Mustangs 15-11. With runners on first and second to open the game, the HiToms arrived with a bang as right-fielder Austin Crutcher (Bellarmine) drilled a two-run double to …Read the Rest…


Greensboro College Pride Picked Eighth In USA South Coaches Football Poll at Media Day

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MARYVILLE, TN — The USA South Athletic Conference held their annual football media day on the campus of Maryville College on Monday afternoon. At the event the USA South Conference released their pre-season coaches’ poll, as well as comments from each of the conference institutions head football coaches about the upcoming season. Greensboro College head …Read the Rest…

Update on Post 87 HiToms quest to re-enter the American Legion Baseball State Tournament and a closer look at the American Legion Rulebook

Posted by Andy Durham on July 28, 2014 at 11:23 pm under Amateur, College, High School | 7 Comments to Read

The Post 87 HiToms have protested their disqualification decision from the American Legion Baseball State Tournament and on Monday they asked to halt the tournament, which is wrapping up Tuesday in Lexington, and then restart it from when the team was disqualified. “It’s gone beyond frustrating and into hypocrisy,” HiToms president Greg Suire said. “And …Read the Rest…

Local/Area Baseball Finals Tonight for 7/28/14

Posted by Andy Durham on at 10:24 pm under Amateur, College | Be the First to Comment

Just in:Augusta Greenjackets 7, Greensboro Grasshoppers 3 So far just two scores for you tonight with the Lexington Orioles over the Reds in Greensboro NABA play and this is the first league loss of the year for the Greensboro Reds… Final from Western Guilford HS: Lexington Orioles 5 Greensboro Reds 3 Final from Deep River …Read the Rest…

Seven Named To Join NCHSAA Hall of Fame

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CHAPEL HILL—Seven more outstanding individuals in the annals of state prep athletics have been selected for induction into the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame. The late Jack Holley of Teachey, Ralph Holloway of Morehead City, the late Joe Miller of Wilmington, Chris Norman of Shelby, Moyer Smith of Chapel Hill, Rick …Read the Rest…

Former Champions Return in Celebration of 75th Anniversary Wyndham Championship

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GREENSBORO, N.C. – In celebration of its 75th anniversary, the Wyndham Championship, the sixth-oldest event on the PGA TOUR excluding the Majors, will welcome back several former winners during tournament week, the tournament announced today. The 75th anniversary Wyndham Championship is set for Aug. 11-17, 2014. World Golf Hall of Famer Lanny Wadkins, 1959 champion …Read the Rest…

Grimsley Baseball Coach Chris Eggers will not be back with the Whirlies next season

Posted by Andy Durham on at 2:54 pm under High School | Read the First Comment

Word coming in today from very reliable sources: Grimsley Baseball Coach Chris Eggers will not be back with the Whirlies next season…. Coach Eggers led the Whirlies to the Metro 4-A Conference Tournament Title and to an Round One appearance in the NCHSAA 4-A playoffs, where they lost to the eventual Champions, the West Forsyth …Read the Rest…


Elon Fan Appreciation Day to Be Held on August 9

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ELON, N.C. – As the fall sport seasons rapidly approach, Elon University athletics has announced that it will hold its annual Fan Appreciation Day on Saturday, August 9 at Rhodes Stadium. Stadium gates will open at 3:45 p.m. with a football practice scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. This event is free and open to …Read the Rest…

High School Football Practice starts this week:Who will be the top RB’s in Guilford County this season???

Posted by Andy Durham on at 11:26 am under High School | 24 Comments to Read

We talked about the quarterbacks, back on Friday and the runningback spots may be harder to nail down than the QB’s…. And to take it all a step further, when does practice officially begin? Is it the old traditional date of August 1, and that would make ‘Start Day’, Friday, or can they get it …Read the Rest…

Update from Sunday at American Legion Baseball State Tournament:DC done, but boy it was fun and they had a good run(Why not American Legion ball in Guilford County?)

Posted by Andy Durham on at 10:54 am under Amateur, College, High School | 7 Comments to Read

from Sunday at the American Legion Baseball State Tournament in Lexington, North Carolina, at historic Holt-Moffitt Field and this year’s tournament has been making history, but that’s a different story/post…. On Sunday and this ends the season for the Davidson County team, but they had a good run and they had plenty of fun along …Read the Rest…