HiToms Improve to 5-0, CPL Play Starts Tonight on the Road

Posted by Press Release on July 2, 2020 at 1:58 pm under Amateur, College | Comments are off for this article

HiToms Improve to 5-0, CPL Play Starts Tonight on the Road by: Abby Davis HIGH POINT-THOMASVILLE, N.C. – HiToms remain undefeated with an 11-2 win over the Deep River Muddogs late Wednesday night at Historic Finch Field. With the win, HPT improves to 5-0 under first-year head coach Mickey Williard. Britt Fuller (Duke) highlighted the …Read the Rest…

WR Tyrell Carmichael(Ragsdale HS) gets a College Football Offer from Methodist University

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WR Tyrell Carmichael, from Ragsdale High School, in Jamestown, N.C. just got a college football offer from the Methodist University Monarchs… (Tyrell Carmichael WR/RB/CB Class of 2021 Ragsdale High School.) Beyond blessed to receive an offer from Methodist University! ??@CoachDwill9 @Methodist_FB #blessed pic.twitter.com/22eEL7ndsu — Tyrell Carmichael (@Tyrellgocrazy) July 1, 2020


Duke Blue Devils’ Women’s Basketball Coach Joanne P. McCallie steps down

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Duke Blue Devils’ Women’s Basketball Coach Joanne P. McCallie steps down/resigns…..(In a message posted on the team’s Twitter account, McCallie said she was stepping away because she could not reach an agreement on a contract extension with Duke. She had one season remaining on her deal.) Breaking News: Joanne P. McCallie resigns as Duke women's …Read the Rest…

CPL HiToms Win In Walk-Off Fashion Tuesday

Posted by Press Release on July 1, 2020 at 2:35 pm under Amateur, College | Comments are off for this article

CPL HiToms Win In Walk-Off Fashion Tuesday By: Abby Davis HIGH POINT-THOMASVILLE, N.C. – HiToms use an extra-inning, walk-off single to defeat the Statesville Owls 3-2 late Tuesday night and remain undefeated. With runners at the corners in the bottom of the tenth, Michael Turconi (Wake Forest) called game with a RBI single to deep …Read the Rest…

Baseball will be a bit Dry around here this Summer, but in Savannah, Georgia “The Boys Are Back In Town”(Savannah Bananas)

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CLICK ON BELOW for the video show, as the Savanna Bananas take over the town, down in Savannah, Georgia…“The Boys Are Back In Town”, and they are in the CPL/Coastal Plain League…Check it out…. (Classic) The Boys Are Back In Town.Introducing Your 2020 Bananas. pic.twitter.com/fjKn18ue93 — Savannah Bananas (@TheSavBananas) July 1, 2020


HPT HiToms Baseball Remains Undefeated on the 2020 Season

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The High Point-Thomasville HiToms are now (4-0), following their 3-2 victory over the Statesville Owls in 10 Innings, on Tuesday evening…..Next game vs. the Deep River Muddogs tonight/Wednesday evening 7pm, at Finch Field in Thomasville…. FINAL: Owls 2 | HPT 3 Turconi drives one deep to right and it drops! Your HiToms win in extras …Read the Rest…

Defensive Lineman Travis Shaw(Grimsley HS) gets college football offer from N.C. A&T Aggies

Posted by Andy Durham on June 30, 2020 at 4:13 pm under College, High School, Photos | Comments are off for this article

The offers continue to roll in for Grimsley High School Class of 2022 DL Travis Shaw, and this time, the college football offer is coming from close to home… The N.C. A&T Aggies have offered Travis Shaw and now Big Trav/Big Cheesy has a full plate of college football opportunities…Stay tuned for more on the …Read the Rest…

Hendon Hooker(Dudley HS) looking to get back on track, as Hokies’ starting Quarterback in 2020, at Virginia Tech

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from Mike Niziolek with the Roanoke Times, at www.roanoke.com: BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech quarterback Hendon Hooker(Dudley High School) is back on campus looking to pick up where he left off. The Hokies started voluntary workouts on June 16, but Hooker was one of the players who left campus back in March and wasn’t brought back …Read the Rest…

Katie Lewis(Southeast Guilford HS/Greensboro College) Class of 2020 Say Yes Guilford Scholar

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Foresight and hustle. On the basketball court, Katie Lewis(Southeast Guilford High School) was always thinking about the next game, the next possession, the next play, and at the same time she was right in the action giving her all. She needed those qualities to complete her degree in health sciences at Greensboro College, and she …Read the Rest…

HiToms Continue Non-League Play This Week With CPL On Horizon

Posted by Press Release on June 29, 2020 at 11:50 pm under Amateur, College | Comments are off for this article

HIGH POINT-THOMASVILLE, N.C. – The CPL HiToms look to build off of an opening weekend sweep of non-league play with two more non-league opponents this week. Tomorrow, HPT takes on the Statesville Owls from Historic Finch Field starting at 7 p.m. On Wednesday, the HiToms will face the likes of the Deep River Muddogs once …Read the Rest…

Hard Times for former Western Guilford High School athletes in recent weeks(Eastern Guilford and Ragsdale HS hit hard last week)/WG Coach and AD Chris Causey Reflects back on WG Athletes

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It was a terrible time, a week ago today, when the car accident on Highway 85 claimed the lives of three Eastern Guilford High School students, and one Ragsdale High School student…… Western Guilford High School has seen similar bad fortunes for the their former WG Hornet athletes in recent weeks, with the WG Athletic …Read the Rest…


Back-to-Back Opening Weekend Wins: HPT 11-5 Over Deep River

Posted by Press Release on June 28, 2020 at 12:42 am under Amateur, College | Comments are off for this article

HIGH POINT-THOMASVILLE, N.C. – HiToms capture back-to-back opening weekend victories with an 11-5 quest over the Deep River Muddogs Saturday night. HPT jumped out of the starting gates early thanks to a first-inning, 2-run home run blast by NC State product D. Giles. The HiToms would add another run in the third to lead 4-1 …Read the Rest…

CPL HiToms Win Season Opener Friday Night

Posted by Press Release on June 27, 2020 at 12:18 pm under Amateur, College | Comments are off for this article

HIGH POINT-THOMASVILLE – The CPL HiToms open the long-awaited 2020 season with a 6-3 win over the Catawba Valley Stars late Friday night from Finch Field. First-year head coach Mickey Williard collected his first win at the helm of the new look HiToms. Highlight HPT offensively, Hogan Windish (UNCG) and Mac Starbuck (Clemson) each homered …Read the Rest…

Elon Men’s Tennis Welcomes Three Additions to 2020-21 Roster

Posted by Press Release on June 26, 2020 at 8:38 am under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Elon University head men’s tennis coach Michael Leonard announced the addition of Akram El Sallaly, Nicholas Campbell, Ben Zipay to the 2020-21 roster on Thursday, June 25. “We’re excited to add these three athletes to our program,” said Leonard. “They bring a tremendous amount of tennis experience to our seasoned, veteran squad …Read the Rest…

CPL HiToms Opening Night Tomorrow (6/26) at Historic Finch Field

Posted by Press Release on June 25, 2020 at 3:19 pm under Amateur, College | Comments are off for this article

HIGH POINT-THOMASVILLE – Baseball is back in the Triad. The CPL HiToms are set to finally open the 2020 summer slate this weekend with three non-league games at Historic Finch Field. On Friday, HPT will face Catawba Valley. Friday’s first pitch is set for 7 p.m. Saturday’s 6 p.m. matchup pits the HiToms versus the …Read the Rest…

Guilford College Men’s Golf 2019-20 Season Review

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GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Guilford College golf team was looking to improve upon last year’s finishes in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Championship and NCAA Division III Tournament, where they took second and third, respectively. The team was well on its way, with top-five performances in four of six tournaments throughout the 2019-20 season …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Welcomes Wichita State Transfer McKenzie Weber to the Program

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Softball Welcomes Wichita State Transfer McKenzie Weber to the Program ELON, N.C. – The Elon University softball team and head coach Kathy Bocock announced the addition of Wichita State transfer McKenzie Weber to the program on Thursday, June 25. A pitcher/outfielder from Overland Park, Kan., Weber will have three seasons of eligibility remaining for the …Read the Rest…


Dudley Defensive Lineman Payton Page set to announce his College Choice for Football sometime in July

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Payton Page, from James B. Dudley High School here in Greensboro, N.C., is set to announce his choice for college football sometime in July… Page is considered one of, if not the top, defensive lineman available from the Class of 2021, and his announcement will be a big one… Payton Page has told insiders that …Read the Rest…

Locos Extend Winning Streak to Four: Hang On for 8-7 Over Statesville

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HIGH POINT-THOMASVILLE – The HPT Locos hang on to win 8-7 over the Statesville Owls late Wednesday night to improve to 4-1 on the summer. Statesville’s four-run, ninth-inning rally came up just short as the tying run on third was left stranded. HPT catcher Gabe Rentas threw out a stealing Owl in a first and …Read the Rest…

Obituary and Funeral Arrangements for former Western Guilford HS football player Aaron Jones, who died in swimming accident at Lake Norman

Posted by Andy Durham on June 24, 2020 at 12:19 am under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

from the News and Record obituaries online at www.greensboro.com: April 9, 1992 – June 20, 2020 Aaron Terrell Jones, age 28, of Greensboro, passed Saturday, June 20, 2020 at Lake Norman, NC. He was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts on April 9, 1992 at 10:42 a.m., weighing in at 8 lbs., 14 oz. to Varnetta and …Read the Rest…