HPU Men’s Basketball Earns NABC Team Academic Excellence Award

Posted by Press Release on July 11, 2018 at 1:59 pm under College | Be the First to Comment

HIGH POINT, N.C. — The High Point University men’s basketball team has received the sixth-annual Team Academic Excellence Award, created by the National Association of Basketball Coaches’ Committee on Academics, the NABC announced on Wednesday (July 11). It is the second year in a row the Panthers have been honored with the award. The awards …Read the Rest…

Local Greensboro-Area Baseball for Today/Wednesday(7/11/18) with Tuesday Finals

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*****Local Greensboro-Area Baseball for Today/Wednesday with Results from Tuesday’s games…***** South Atlantic League: Tonight:Kannapolis Intimidators(48-37) at Greensboro Grasshoppers(43-44) 7pm at First National Bank Field Tuesday:Greensboro Grasshoppers OFF Games can be heard at www.gsohoppers.com… Coastal Plain League: Today:Martinsville Mustangs at High Point-Thomasville HiToms(18-13) 7pm Finch Field in Thomasville Tuesday:High Point-Thomasville HiToms OFF All-Star Break Games can …Read the Rest…


Elon Men’s Basketball Earns NABC Team Academic Excellence Award

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Elon University men’s basketball was one of 186 programs nationally to earn the 2017-18 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Team Academic Excellence Award, the association announced on Wednesday, July 11. NABC RELEASE These awards recognize outstanding academic achievement by a team with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 …Read the Rest…

Elon Women’s Basketball’s Burnett Set to Join Athletes in Action Trip to Brazil

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ELON, N.C. – Shay Burnett, the fourth-leading scorer in Elon University women’s basketball history, has joined forces with Athletes in Action for a trip to São Paulo, Brazil, to participate in the International University Sports America Games later this month. Joining a team of former student-athletes from across the country, Burnett will take part in …Read the Rest…

Back-to-Back CAA Champ Elon WBB Adds Five Ahead of 2018-19

Posted by Press Release on July 10, 2018 at 4:45 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Elon University women’s basketball has signed five new student-athletes set to join the program ahead of the 2018-19 season, the first year of competition inside Schar Center. The signees include Kayla Liles (Owings Mills, Md./McDonogh), Brie Perpignan (Alexandria, Va./Bishop O’Connell), Micaela Ryan (Clarence Center, N.Y./Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart), Duru Tasman …Read the Rest…


Cassie Thompson(Caldwell Academy) now on the Volleyball team at the Coast Guard Academy

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Caldwell Academy Alumni, Cassie Thompson, Class of 2017, was sworn in as a Cadet at the US Coast Guard Academy on JULY 2, 2018 & will play on the Fall Volleyball Team. While at Caldwell, she was a 5 year starter, 3 time All Conference Selection, TAC Player of the Year, NCISAA ALL STATE , …Read the Rest…

HPU Track and Field: Heinst Competes at World U20 Championships

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TAMPERE, Finland — High Point University track and field rising sophomore Famke Heinst finished 16th in the 3,000m steeplechase at the IAAF World U20 Championships Tuesday morning (July 10) in Tampere, Finland. Heinst, representing The Netherlands, just missed qualifying for the finals by placing 16th overall in a time of 10:12.42. The top three from …Read the Rest…

Former N.C. State head Baseball Coach and assistant Basketball Coach Sam Esposito gone at age 86

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Former NC State baseball coach Sam Esposito dead at age 86 He took N.C. State to their first College World Series appearance(1968), he led the Wolfpack to 4 ACC Baseball Titles, his last four N.C. State teams had a winning percentage of .711, and he was not only the head baseball coach at N.C. State, …Read the Rest…

Ryan Douglas(Southeast Guilford HS) commits to play college baseball at UNC-Asheville

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Ryan Douglas(Southeast Guilford High School) has committed to play college baseball at the University of North Carolina at Asheville/UNCA….Douglas, SEG Class of 2019, is a pitcher/first baseman and also will be the starting quarterback for the SEG Falcons this upcoming high school football season(2018)….Douglas has played American Legion Summer Baseball for the Greensboro Red Wings…. …Read the Rest…

Local Greensboro-Area Baseball for Today/Tuesday(7/10/18) with Monday Finals

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*****Local Greensboro-Area Baseball for Today/Tuesday with Results from Monday’s games…***** South Atlantic League: Today:Greensboro Grasshoppers(43-44) OFF Monday Game:Lexington 2, Greensboro 1 Games can be heard at www.gsohoppers.com… Coastal Plain League: Today:High Point-Thomasville HiToms(18-13) OFF for CPL All-Star Break Monday:High Point-Thomasville HiToms OFF All-Star Break Games can be heard at www.hitoms.com with John Thomas… CVCL/Carolinas-Virginia Collegiate …Read the Rest…

HPU’s Bouchrak, Romero Earn Medals at Spanish U23 Track and Field Champs

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SORIA, Spain — High Point University track and field’s Pablo Romero and Hocine Bouchrak earned medals at the Spanish U23 National Championships in Soria, Spain. Bouchrak won the 3,000m steeplechase title in a time of 9:13.69. Bouchrak competed at the NCAA Championships and earned All-America Honorable Mention honors in the steeplechase in June. Romero earned …Read the Rest…


RB Zonovan Knight and DL Josh Harris commit to N.C. State for college football:East Forsyth DB Khalid Martin made his announcement Tuesday night and he’s headed to N.C. State too

Posted by Andy Durham on July 9, 2018 at 11:58 pm under College, High School, Photos | Read the First Comment

**********KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — East Forsyth High School safety Khalid Martin has committed to NC State…..********** Khalid Martin, a 6’2/195 pound safety…. East Forsyth Eagles 4 star DB Khalid Martin will be announcing where he will continue his education and play football after his final season for East Forsyth. Tomorrow/Tuesday evening 5pm….The announcement will take place …Read the Rest…

D.J. Reader FREE Kids Football Camp coming this Saturday July 14 to Grimsley HS

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D.J. Reader FREE Kids Football Camp coming Saturday July 14 to Grimsley High School We first posted this back on June 16 and picked it up from David Reader Jr.’s Twitter site….. **********D.J. Reader’s Free football camp for kids is coming up this Saturday July 14, at Grimsley High School.********** Lots of Grimsley players and …Read the Rest…

2018 Greensboro College Pride Men’s Soccer Schedule Released

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2018 Pride Men’s Soccer Schedule Released from Wes Gullett, Greensboro College Sports Information Director GREENSBORO, N.C. – Greensboro College Head Men’s Soccer Coach Tony Falvino announced the Pride’s 2018 slate on Monday. The Pride men will look to build upon their 15-5-1 record from one season ago when they hit the field in 2018. “We …Read the Rest…

Mook Reynolds(Northern Guilford HS) dismissed from the football team at Virginia Tech

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from Mike Barber, at the Richmond Times-Dispatch: The Virginia Tech football team announced today the dismissal of former Northern Guilford defensive back Mook Reynolds. Reynolds, the Hokies’ starting nickel back was “dismissed from the team effective immediately in accordance with Virginia Tech Athletics Department policies,” the school announced in a statement. The statement also said …Read the Rest…

Local Greensboro-Area Baseball for Today/Monday(7/9/18) with Sunday Finals

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*****Local Greensboro-Area Baseball for Today/Monday with Results from Sunday’s games…***** South Atlantic League: Today:Greensboro Grasshoppers(43-43) at Lexington(Kentucky) Legends(44-41) 7:05pm Sunday Game:Greensboro 11, Lexington 10…11 Innings Games can be heard at www.gsohoppers.com… Coastal Plain League: Today:High Point-Thomasville HiToms(18-13) OFF for CPL All-Star Break Sunday:High Point-Thomasville HiToms OFF All-Star Break Games can be heard at www.hitoms.com with …Read the Rest…

Local Greensboro-Area Baseball for Today/Sunday(7/8/18) with Saturday Finals:Lots of Sunday day games with Greensboro Red Wings facing elimination vs. Randolph County

Posted by Andy Durham on July 8, 2018 at 4:40 pm under Amateur, College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

*****Local Greensboro-Area Baseball for Today/Sunday with Results from Saturday’s games…***** South Atlantic League: Today:Greensboro Grasshoppers(42-43) at Lexington(Kentucky) Legends(44-40) 2pm…Last check, End of 7 Innings, LEX was up 8-2 over the Hoppers… *****Middle of the 8th Inning and Greensboro has cut to lead to 8-7 LEX…..***** Saturday Game:Lexington 5, Greensboro 0 Games can be heard at …Read the Rest…


Harry Minium taking it to the Max with his article about Ronnie Valentine, basketball superstar who played at Old Dominion University(He ended up living on the streets in Miami)

Posted by Andy Durham on July 7, 2018 at 4:50 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

This post is about a true college basketball superstar, Ronnie Valentine, from ODU/Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia… Valentine played college hoops for the ODU Monarchs in the late 70’s/early 80’s and he holds the school record for total career points, with 2,204 and he scored 36 points as college freshman, as ODU topped the …Read the Rest…

Local Greensboro-Area Baseball for Today/Saturday(7/7/18) with Friday Finals:CVCL All-Star Game Tonight/Greensboro Red Wings fall Friday, 8-7 to RC in 10

Posted by Andy Durham on at 11:47 am under Amateur, College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

*****Local Greensboro-Area Baseball for Today/Saturday with Results from Friday’s games…***** South Atlantic League: Tonight:Greensboro Grasshoppers(42-42) at Lexington(Kentucky) Legends(43-40) 6:35pm Friday Game:Lakewood 5, Greensboro 4 Games can be heard at www.gsohoppers.com… Coastal Plain League: Tonight:Gastonia Grizzlies at High Point-Thomasville HiToms(18-12) 6pm Thursday:High Point-Thomasville HiToms 10, Gastonia Grizzlies 2 Games can be heard at www.hitoms.com with John …Read the Rest…

Local Greensboro-Area Baseball for Today/Friday(7/6/18) with Thursday Finals:Greensboro Red Wings in American Legion Round Two Playoffs

Posted by Andy Durham on July 6, 2018 at 11:08 am under Amateur, College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

*****Local Greensboro-Area Baseball for Today/Friday with Results from Thursday’s games…***** South Atlantic League: Tonight:Lakewood BlueClaws(49-34) at Greensboro Grasshoppers(42-41) 7pm at First National Bank Field…. Thursday Game:Greensboro 5, Lakewood 4 Games can be heard at www.gsohoppers.com… Coastal Plain League: Tonight:High Point-Thomasville HiToms(17-12) at Gastonia Grizzlies 7:05pm Thursday:High Point-Thomasville HiToms OFF Games can be heard at www.hitoms.com …Read the Rest…