Remember that Baseball Bat you used as a kid? That was the Al Kaline bat, and the man known as “Al Kaline, a Detroit Tiger great”, died on Monday

Posted by Andy Durham on April 7, 2020 at 1:00 am under Professional | Be the First to Comment

It was either a 32 or a 34 and it sure wasn’t a 28, but that baseball bat you used to use as a kid, that was probably at one time or another, an Al Kaline bat, and the man that made those Al Kaline bats and those Al Kaline gloves famous, it was the …Read the Rest…

Who was your Top Coach of All-Time??? The best coach you ever had at Any Level?

Posted by Andy Durham on April 6, 2020 at 3:43 pm under Amateur, College, High School, Professional | 3 Comments to Read

Looking for your TOP All-Time Coach??? Who was the best coach you ever had? You may have a Top Three, and if so, go ahead and list them, but it would really be interesting to get you Top All-Time Coach, that you ever had…. Who would you rank as your best coach ever? If you …Read the Rest…


Saying Goodbye to a Greensboro Radio Legend:Dave Compton GONE from Greensboro’s WPET AM 950 and from Entercom Communications after 42 years/2 months/2 days(That’s quite a ride)

Posted by Andy Durham on April 5, 2020 at 9:44 pm under Amateur, College, High School, Professional | Read the First Comment

Dave Compton, GONE from WPET radio station AM 950 as of 11:20am last Thursday morning, as Entercom Communications made key radio job cuts in the wake of the Coronavirus/COVID-19… Dave Compton, GONE, and his radio voice silent in the Greensboro market after 42 years, 2 months and 2 days… Like we said up top in …Read the Rest…

There are Two Sides to every Coin:Southeast Guilford has a new football coach/Northeast Guilford is looking for a new football coach again(Earl Bates from NEG is the new head football coach at SEG)

Posted by Andy Durham on April 2, 2020 at 7:29 pm under High School | 14 Comments to Read

I hate this for the Northeast Guilford Rams and their football program, but I have to say this is a big pickup for the Southeast Guilford Falcons and their overall athletics program… When I first heard the news, my heart and stomach both sunk for Northeast Guilford, but when I saw in that press release, …Read the Rest…

College Men’s Golf News: Quakers Finish Season Ranked 11th In Latest Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll

Posted by Press Release on April 6, 2020 at 4:20 pm under College | Be the First to Comment

NORMAN, Okla. – Guilford College’s men’s golf team ranked 11th in the most recent NCAA Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll. The selections were made by Division III men’s golf coaches in the Golf Coaches’ Association of America. The Quakers earned 259 points, which was 20 points behind 10th ranked Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Earning the top …Read the Rest…


Wyndham Championship 2020 Dates Move One Week Later Due to PGA Championship Move

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WYNDHAM CHAMPIONSHIP 2020 DATES MOVE ONE WEEK LATER DUE TO PGA CHAMPIONSHIP MOVE GREENSBORO, N.C. – The 2020 Wyndham Championship is now scheduled for Aug. 11-16, 2020, the PGA TOUR and the tournament announced today. The PGA of America postponed the PGA Championship, originally scheduled for May 14-17, due to the ongoing health crisis related …Read the Rest…

Andy Pack(Northern Guilford HS) packing his bags and leaving Elon University:Pack is headed to Bridgewater College

Posted by Andy Durham on at 11:18 am under College, High School | Be the First to Comment

***********COLLEGE BASKETBALL MOVEMENT********** Andy Pack, formerly of Northern Guilford High School, is leaving Elon University and headed to Bridgewater College, up near Harrisonburg, Virginia….Andy Pack’s high school teammate, Kellen Hodge, is on the Eagles’ team up at Bridgewater, and Northern Guilford assistant coach Derek Hodge, also attended and played college basketball at Bridgewater…. Andy Pack, …Read the Rest…

We lost one of the NFL’s All-Time Greats Today:Tom Dempsey, the New Orleans Saints’ record-setting Kicker, GONE at age 73 due to Coronavirus/COVID-19

Posted by Andy Durham on April 5, 2020 at 9:01 pm under Professional | Be the First to Comment

Back in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s, this was our guy…And I’m not talking about the Oakland Raiders’ punter Ray Guy, I am speaking about Tom Dempsey, the club-footed kicker, who kicked what was then, the longest field goal in National Football League history, back in 1970, when he nailed a 63-yard FG, as …Read the Rest…

Silas Mason(Smith High School) gets a college basketball offer from N.C. A&T

Posted by Andy Durham on April 4, 2020 at 11:13 pm under College, High School | Be the First to Comment

from Twitter: Silas Mason @TheSilas_Mason **********Blessed to receive a offer from NC A&T…********** Silas Mason, Second Team All-State from the North Carolina Basketball Coaches Association…First Team News and Record HSXtra All-Area Boys Basketball Team…First Team All-Conference Piedmont Triad 3-A Conference… Silas Mason averaged right around 17-18 points a game this season(his senior season) for the …Read the Rest…

Ten Questions for the Former Football Coach at Northeast Guilford HS and the New Head Football Coach at Southeast Guilford High School:Coach Earl Bates

Posted by Andy Durham on April 3, 2020 at 10:42 pm under High School | Be the First to Comment

Ten Questions for new SEG head football coach Earl Bates 1)How hard is it to walk away from the Northeast Guilford Rams, out there on Hicone Road? EB:It was an extremely hard decision to make because of those players. I developed a lot of good relationships with those guys and they worked extremely hard for …Read the Rest…

Gas going for $1.55 per Gallon on the East Side of Town Today:Give me $10.00 on #10!!!

Posted by Andy Durham on at 3:41 pm under Amateur, Professional, Uncategorized | Be the First to Comment

That’s what I told them at the Shell Family Fare, on East Market Street today…Give me 10 on #10, and let the gas flowing begin… (Gas going for just $1.55 per gallon in East Greensboro.) Looks like maybe the best deal in town right now. Gas was going for $1.65 per gallon, just about a …Read the Rest…


Spotlight on Mackenzie Allison from Ragsdale High School headed to Belmont Abbey College in Fall of 2020 for Softball

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**********Ragsdale High School shining the Senior Spotlight on the Tigers’ softball leader, Mackenzie Allison…..********** SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Mackenzie has signed a scholarship to play softball at Belmont Abbey College. Accomplishments: 3-time All-Conference Player, 4-A Metro Player of the Year, and All-State. Comment’s from Coach Harbaugh: Mackenzie is one of the hardest working athletes to ever put …Read the Rest…

Jeremiah Dickerson(Dudley HS) has committed to play college basketball at Paine College, in Augusta, Georiga:Don’t Stop Believing and Dickerson didn’t!!!

Posted by Andy Durham on at 12:10 pm under College, High School | Be the First to Comment

He kept on believing, and now Jeremiah Dickerson, from James B. Dudley High School, is headed to Paine College, in Augusta, Georgia to attend to his college education, and to play college basketball… You hear it many times, and sometimes it comes at you over and over again, “Don’t Stop Believing”, and Jeremiah Dickerson didn’t….He …Read the Rest…

Travis Shaw(Grimsley High School) named Rivals.com Top Five Prospect

Posted by Andy Durham on April 2, 2020 at 4:27 pm under High School | Be the First to Comment

Travis Shaw from Twitter at @cheesy_Trav18 Honored to be ranked as an 5-Star Prospect by Rivals.com The Grimsley defensive lineman is on his way up the college recruitment ladder…Travis Shaw, Class of 2022, is on the radar of nearly every major college football program in the nation… This young man/kid can really go, and his …Read the Rest…

Ten Questions for Bruce Mitchell(Pro Wrestling Torch) prior to WrestleMania 36 coming up this Saturday and Sunday

Posted by Andy Durham on at 4:08 pm under Professional | Be the First to Comment

Ten Questions for Bruce Mitchell, from the Pro Wrestling Torch/PWTorch.com and a very good time to be catching up with Bruce, the long-time writer and reporter for the Torch, and now-retired Greensboro elementary school teacher, most recently at Archer Elementary School…Bruce Mitchell, a Durham, N.C. native and forever fan of Duke Blue Devils athletics and …Read the Rest…

Will Shipley from Weddington High School is the top Runningback in the state of North Carolina going into the 2020 season and possibly the #1 All-Purpose Back in the Nation

Posted by Andy Durham on at 12:35 pm under College, High School | Be the First to Comment

CLICK HERE to see the Will Shipley highlights and his high school team, the Weddington Warriors, have already won back-to-back NCHSAA 3-AA football State Championships….Weddington behind the all-purpose running of Will Shipley last season(2019), went (16-0)… For 2019 Will Shipley ran the football 188 times, for 2,066 yards and 30 touchdowns, and more of the …Read the Rest…

Former Wake Forest University Basketball Coach Carl Tacy gone at age 87:”Gentleman Carl” leaves a lasting Legacy

Posted by Andy Durham on at 11:58 am under College | Be the First to Comment

from Wikipedia on coach Carl Tacy: Carl Tacy (born 1933 – died April 2, 2020) was a former college basketball coach at Wake Forest, a university in North Carolina, USA. He served as the head coach from 1972 to 1985 where he compiled a 222-149 record, the second winningest record at that time. from the …Read the Rest…


Ten Questions for Curt Bloom, former UNCG Spartan/Current Play-by-Play man for Birmingham Barons baseball and he called Michael Jordan’s baseball games back in 1994

Posted by Andy Durham on April 1, 2020 at 9:19 pm under Professional | Be the First to Comment

Curt Bloom, former UNCG Spartan on the call and let it roll again, from this week at ESPN/www.espn.com….. $$$$$$$$$$ He has made it very exciting tonight. With the Barons leading 5-1, Michael Jordan steps in for the fourth time … two of his three at-bats were near homers … he skied deep to left center …Read the Rest…

Southeast Guilford Girls Basketball 2019 State Championship Game and 2019 Farm Bureau Baseball Tournament “now playing” at GreensboroSports Radio

Posted by Andy Durham on at 8:39 pm under High School | Be the First to Comment

You loved it back then/when(2019), and you can love it again…Now Playing, at GreensboroSports Radio, the Southeast Guilford girls basketball team and their State Championship Game vs. the Cuthbertson Cavaliers, from March 2019 in the Dean E. Smith Center, in Chapel Hill, N.C….The SEG Falcons going for their first-ever NCHSAA Basketball State Championship…GO Falcons!!!! And …Read the Rest…

NCHSAA Heart of a Champion Award Winners Announced for 2019-2020:Olivia Perez and Jose Luis Alamanza from High Point Central High School are HOC Winners, making all Bison and Coach Daniel Villa/AD Mike Cook very proud

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CHAPEL HILL—A total of 35 student-athletes from North Carolina High School Athletic Association member schools will be honored for their outstanding sportsmanship as winners of the “Heart of a Champion” Award recognition. The sportsmanship recognition is part of the program offered by the NCHSAA Student Services Division. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, there will not …Read the Rest…