ACC Baseball Tournament/Championship Today for 5/23/15:N.C. State vs. Florida State for the Title on Sunday

Posted by Andy Durham on May 23, 2015 at 10:22 am under College | Be the First to Comment

The ACC Baseball Championship at the Durham Athletic Park: 11am Florida State 6, Louisville 0 3pm Miami 6, Notre Dame 5 7pm N.C. State 12, Miami 2 in the 8th Inning…. Sunday’s Championship Game: 1pm N.C. State vs. today’s Florida State

ACC Baseball Tournament today the Durham Bulls Athletic Park:Hansen Butler(High Point Central/HPCA) on the hill for Heels, plus Weston Wilson(WES) with 2 RBI for Clemson

Posted by Andy Durham on May 22, 2015 at 10:21 am under College | Be the First to Comment

Friday action at the DBAP: Notre Dame vs. Virginia 11am Clemson vs. North Carolina 3pm Miami vs. N.C. State 7pm Thursday Finals: N.C. State 3, Notre Dame 0…Clemson 7, Louisville 7…FSU 8, UNC 4… Tar Heels pitcher Hansen Butler from High Point Central/High Point Christian Academy Hansen Butler vs. Florida State on Thursday:1 Inning/1 Run/1 …Read the Rest…


ACC Baseball Today:Rain was in the forecast at the DBAP for the ACC Tournament:At SEC Tourney Tobias(SEG) 4-5 today and AVG. up to .372

Posted by Andy Durham on May 21, 2015 at 11:10 am under College | Be the First to Comment

Thursday Finals: N.C. State 3, Notre Dame 0…Clemson 7, Louisville 7…FSU 8, UNC 4… at the SEC Tournament today: Senior Josh Tobias(Southeast Guilford HS/Florida Gators) was 4-for-5 with two RBI and two runs and a stolen base, Florida 11, Auburn 2 and see more below….Tobias batting average now at .372 for the season… ACC Baseball …Read the Rest…

“But coach you can’t move me to first base, Are You Kidding Me?”

Posted by Andy Durham on April 25, 2015 at 12:26 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

*****This one is all about Enlightenment vs. Entitlement.***** “But coach you can’t move me to first base, Are You Kidding Me?” “I’ve got four select team coaches, three professional scouts and my mailman who used to play Triple-A baseball telling me that my future is at second base”. Longtime University of Texas baseball coach Augie …Read the Rest…

Dix(Northwest Guilford HS) digging in for Brevard College and sets BC NCAA team record

Posted by Press Release on April 6, 2015 at 10:32 pm under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

Doubleheader with Brevard College and Anderson College and Brevard, led by Christian Dix(Northwest Guilford High School) took game one in the DH, as Dix set a Brevard College NCAA record with two Triples in the same game… Dix is batting .406, good for 6th in the conference and his on-base % sits at .493 and …Read the Rest…


Picking up the baseball numbers

Posted by Andy Durham on at 10:39 am under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

Did a search on the Florida Gators this morning and found that they were (24-9) overall and (6-6) in the SEC… Numbers were up on Josh Tobias(Southeast Guilford HS) third baseman for the Gators with: avg gp-gs ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi Josh Tobias .394 29-24 94 24 37 6 4 4 23 …Read the Rest…

Local young men playing College Baseball and some of their Stats and Numbers

Posted by Andy Durham on March 15, 2015 at 4:40 pm under College, High School | 7 Comments to Read

Just a few quick numbers on Southeast Guilford Falcons from Friday night’s 12-2 win over Wheatmore…Ryne Stanley 2-4 with 5 RBI…Tommy Michaels 202/3 RBI…DJ Artis 1-1/3 Runs…WP:Chris Scheibly… College young men from our area and there may be more and if so, send us the numbers…Like anything you go looking for, there is no way …Read the Rest…

Brock Deatherage(Western Alamance HS) very big for N.C. State on Sunday in Wolfpack’s 14-6 win over Clemson at Doak Field

Posted by Andy Durham on March 10, 2015 at 6:51 pm under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

Brock Deatherage playing BIG for N.C. State in the Wolfpack’s 14-6 victory back on Sunday over the Clemson Tigers, at Doak Field, in Raleigh….. from www.wralsportsfan.com: Brock Deatherage(Western Alamance High School) singled in each of his first four at-bats and scored every time, finishing 4-for-5 with four runs and his third stolen base of the …Read the Rest…

Western Carolina baseball over Holy Cross on Sunday as Brendan Nail(Page HS) gets the win for the WCU Catamounts

Posted by Andy Durham on March 8, 2015 at 5:51 pm under High School | Read the First Comment

Brendan Nail(Page High School) picked up his first collegiate win today as he led the Western Carolina Catamounts to a 3-1 baseball victory over Holy Cross… Nail went 7 innings, giving up the 1 run on 5 hits with 2 BB’s and 2 K’s….The one run allowed was earned…. Excellent outing for the former Page …Read the Rest…

Western Carolina Catamounts fall in baseball on Monday night, but it was a Big Game for freshman Caleb Robinson(Eastern Guilford)

Posted by Andy Durham on March 3, 2015 at 10:57 am under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

*****Freshman Caleb Robinson(Eastern Guilford High School) led the way with a career-best, 4-for-5 showing at the dish including legging out his first career extra base hit with a double. Robinson also collected an RBI. (Robinson 4-5 with 1 RBI and he had 10 put outs playing at first base defensively for WCU.) from the Western …Read the Rest…

ACC Baseball for today with North Carolina vs. UCLA in Orlando, Florida

Posted by Andy Durham on February 21, 2015 at 11:36 am under College | Comments are off for this article

On the slate and at the plate for today in the ACC with men’s baseball off and running…. Feature Game of the Day in the ACC: UCLA vs. North Carolina 1pm in Orlando, Florida: from www.espn.com: 1. No. 9 UCLA vs. No. 15 North Carolina Jay Bergman Field (Orlando, Florida) Like the Super Bowl MVPs, …Read the Rest…


More on the college baseball from this past weekend:Lenior-Rhyne is off to an (10-0) start/Hunter Allen(NWG) with a good weekend for William Peace

Posted by Andy Durham on February 16, 2015 at 9:29 pm under College, High School | 3 Comments to Read

Lots of college baseball from this past weekend, but you won’t see much going on over the next few days, so here are a few more names to chew until, until they are able to hit the fields again, maybe this weekend…. That Lenior-Rhyne record at (10-0) really reaches out and grabs you and Marcus …Read the Rest…

Some of the local college baseball numbers on the day with Jones getting it done for Elon Phoenix/Ryan Hedrick(SG) off to a good start for Presbyterian/Marcus Shoemaker(NWG) goes 8-8 for LR

Posted by Andy Durham on February 14, 2015 at 8:43 pm under College, High School | 2 Comments to Read

Casey Jones, who was a member of the Western Guilford Hornets up until his senior in high school, has had another big day for the Elon Phoenix baseball team….Elon(3-0) took two games from Penn State today and Jones was 3-6 on the afternoon with 3 runs scored and 3 RBI…Elon is off to a good …Read the Rest…

Matt Orth(Southwest Guilford HS) leads GTCC Titans to Doubleheader Sweep:Lots of locals in the winning effort

Posted by Andy Durham on February 9, 2015 at 10:28 am under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

*****Orth(SWG), Kaplan(NG), Cox(NWG), Michalski(WES), Smith(ER)….Check out the local talent for the GTCC Titans this season.***** GTCC’s baseball team got off to can exciting start for the 2015 campaign by sweeping a double header from visiting Surry Community College in a pair of 1-run games. In Game 1, the Titans rallied from a 2-run deficit twice …Read the Rest…

Gorham and Deatherage(Western Alamance HS) sign to play college baseball

Posted by Andy Durham on November 15, 2014 at 11:44 am under College, High School | 2 Comments to Read

Breydan Gorham(Western Alamance) and Blake Deatherage(Western Alamance) both signed to play college baseball on Friday at the home of the WA Warriors, in Elon…. Gorham will attend Appalachian State and Deatherage will head down to UNC-Wilmington…. Gorham goes as a SS/P and Deatherage as a pitcher…. Read more on this one when you CLICK HERE …Read the Rest…

Northwest Guilford’s Cole Aker headed to North Carolina for Basball and NWG’s Zack Shoemaker headed to Lenior-Rhyne for Baseball

Posted by Andy Durham on November 12, 2014 at 5:14 pm under Audio, High School, Video | Comments are off for this article

Two of Northwest Guilford’s finest baseball players signed their Letters of Intent to play college baseball today with the Viking pitcher Cole Akers, committing to the University of North Carolina and the Vikings’ catcher, Zack Shoemaker, making his shot count for the Lenior-Rhyne Bears…. Good baseball bloods with both of these boys/young men with their …Read the Rest…

Aggies move quickly:N.C. A&T names Ben Hall Interim Baseball Coach

Posted by Andy Durham on October 23, 2014 at 12:11 pm under College | Read the First Comment

Aggies Name Hall Interim Baseball Coach (Courtesy of N.C. A&T Sports Information and from the Aggies’ athletics web site.) GREENSBORO – North Carolina A&T director of athletics, Earl M. Hilton III, has announced the dismissal of head baseball coach Joel Sanchez, effective immediately. Assistant coach Ben Hall will serve as the interim head coach for …Read the Rest…


Word on the Street:Baseball Coach out at N.C. A&T/Matt Orth(UNC) and several other key players are now at GTCC

Posted by Andy Durham on October 21, 2014 at 6:47 pm under College | 18 Comments to Read

World Series begins TONIGHT and we have baseball news on the local level…… Big changes seem to be on the horizon at N.C. A&T with the baseball program, as the ‘Word on the Street’ today has the baseball coach(Joel Sanchez) out and change on the way at the top spot….The word we received this afternoon …Read the Rest…

Baseball exhibition for Western Carolina with Nail(Page) and Robinson(Eastern Guilford)

Posted by Andy Durham on September 26, 2014 at 11:29 am under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

The Western Carolina Catamount baseball team hosted the Ontario Blue Jays on Thursday evening in an exhibition game at Childress Field / Hennon Stadium. Locals Brendan Nail(Page HS) saw time on the mound for Western Carolina and Caleb Robinson(Eastern Guilford HS) got a start at third base for the Catamounts… More details coming later on, …Read the Rest…

Vanderbilt over Virginia at College World Series

Posted by Andy Durham on June 26, 2014 at 11:14 am under College | Comments are off for this article

Vanderbilt 3 Virginia 2 from www.espn.com: John Norwood’s tiebreaking homer in the top of the eighth inning carried Vanderbilt to a 3-2 win over Virginia in the third and deciding game of the CWS finals, giving the Commodores their first national championship.