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 July 29, 2014 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

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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…

Post 87 HiToms respond to being kicked out of American Legion Baseball State Tournament:Two key letters now available from the American Legion National Office to all coaches on behalf of ‘The Baseball Factory’

Posted by Andy Durham on at 10:30 am under Amateur, College, High School | 7 Comments to Read

The Post 87 High Point HiToms were kicked out of this weekend’s American Legion Baseball State Tournament, due to what has been deemed as using an ineligible player and Post 87 has responded to this action taken, by the National American Legion association….. Coach Rob Shore(Trinity High School) and the Post 87 High Point HiToms …Read the Rest…

K’ville ends up with split in DH on Sunday as Duncan Everett picks up 5th win of year and Kevin Jordan(Wake Forest U) running with the ‘Big Dogs’

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Kernersville(43-10) Defeats Roanoke Rails 13-0 and fall 2-1 in doubleheader at Kiwanis Park in Salem, Va Sunday. Duncan Everett and Alex Embler hurled the shutout in game one with Everett picking up his fifth win of the year for Kernersville. Guilford College ‘s Kyle Humphrey with three hits, Chris Corbett and Kevin Jordan paced the …Read the Rest…

Saturday night Protest and High Point Post 87 declared ineligible for American Legion State Baseball Tournament:’Dual Participation Rule’ in viloation

Posted by Andy Durham on July 27, 2014 at 5:35 pm under Amateur, College, High School | 13 Comments to Read

from the American Legion State Baseball Tournament in Lexington, N.C. at Holt-Moffitt Field comes one of the most ball-stopping moves of the entire baseball season…This one comes in as a true ‘Slider/Curve’ and I guess we will have to call this a ‘Slurve’….. The previously unbeaten High Point Post 87 HiToms(2-0) have been declared ineligible…. …Read the Rest…

Carolina Panthers’ Greg Hardy says he hates that he has been a distraction to his team

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You can read it here, with Greg Hardy taking questions and giving answers/comments snd plenty of “I can’t answer that question” responses, when asked about the altercations with his ex-girlfriend and you can see it all and check out the video, when you CLICK HERE for the Charlotte Observer… Good read on Hardy and good …Read the Rest…


Local/Area Baseball for today on this Sunday 7/27/14 with American Legion, Hoppers, ‘Dogs and more

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Greensboro Grasshoppers at Augusta Greenjackets 2pm Greensboro NABA:OFF Kernersville Bulldogs(42-9) at Roanoke Rails 3pm(Doubleheader) American Legion Baseball State Tournament at the historic Holt-Moffitt Field in Lexington, North Carolina….You can hear selected games on KOOL 99.9FM and on 1440AM WLXN with Randy Swicegood and Dale Morefield… Today/Tonight: Wayne County vs Post 8 Davidson County Warriors(1-1) 4:30pm …Read the Rest…

Congratulations to Greensboro White Colt Baseball Team:Headed back to Indiana after 10-0 win over Creekside on Sunday

Posted by Andy Durham on at 1:18 pm under Amateur, High School | Read the First Comment

from Sunday:Greensboro White 10, Creekside/Youngstown, Ohio 0(6 Innings) *****Greensboro White 2014 Colt Baseball East Zone Tournament Champions***** The Greensboro White Colt Baseball team, coached by Reid Holmes(Southwest Guilford/Western Guilford) is headed back to Lafayette, Indiana for the 2014 Colt Baseball World Series… Congratulations are in order for the Greensboro White team, after they claimed the …Read the Rest…

WGHP FOX8 is looking for the next FOX8 “rookie” Sports Anchor.

Posted by Don Moore on at 11:32 am under High School | Read the First Comment

WGHP FOX8 looking for high school students to help with FOX8 Friday Football. Each week on the FOX8 Friday Football Show starting August 2014, they will have one high school student sit behind the sports desk with Kevin Connolly and Danny Harnden during the show. This student will read highlights about their school’s football game …Read the Rest…