With 100 Days to Opening Day, High Point Rockers add three to their 2019 Roster

Posted by Press Release on January 22, 2019 at 11:06 pm under Professional | Be the First to Comment

WITH 100 DAYS TO OPENING DAY, ROCKERS ADD THREE TO 2019 ROSTER High Point Acquires Two Via Trade, Signs Relief Pitcher HIGH POINT, N.C. – The High Point Rockers are set to begin play in their inaugural season in just 100 days and today announced the addition of three players to their 2019 roster. Breland …Read the Rest…

Winston-Salem Wolves Sign Former Quality Education Center Olalekan Ajayi

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Winston-Salem Wolves Sign Former Quality Education Center Olalekan Ajayi The Winston-Salem Wolves, a professional minor league franchise playing in the East Coast Basketball League for the 2019 season, have announced the signing of Olalekan Ajayi, a 6’11” center who played collegiately at Cal State Northridge and high school at Quality Education Academy. Ajayi has played …Read the Rest…


Greensboro Grasshoppers Announce 2019 Coaching Staff

Posted by Press Release on January 19, 2019 at 11:54 am under Professional | Be the First to Comment

Grasshoppers Announce 2019 Coaching Staff The Pittsburgh Pirates announced Miguel Perez will be the new manager for the 2019 Greensboro Grasshoppers. Perez will be joined by pitching coach Stan Kyles and hitting coach Chris Petersen. Jorge Islas will be the Athletic Trainer and Jim Seratt the strength and conditioning coach. Miguel Perez managed the Bristol …Read the Rest…

Winston-Salem Wolves Sign Former Lees Mcrae Guard Lepreece Lynch

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Winston-Salem Wolves Sign Former Lees Mcrae Guard Lepreece Lynch The Winston-Salem Wolves, a professional minor league franchise playing in the East Coast Basketball League for the 2019 season, have announced the signing of Lepreece Lynch, a 6’5” guard who played collegiately at Lees Mcrae last season. Lynch averaged a team-high 15.7 points, 5.6 rebounds and …Read the Rest…

Tough Week for “Big Charlie” Pannell:Long-time Southeast Guilford baseball stalwart loses his wife and Pannell Family needs your thoughts and prayers during this time of grief

Posted by Andy Durham on January 18, 2019 at 12:57 pm under Amateur, College, High School, Professional | Read the First Comment

Gone at just the age of 64….They closed the book this week on the life of Sarah Pannell, the wife of long-time Southeast Guilford community baseball stalwart, “Big Charlie” Pannell….Mrs. Pannell died after prolonged failing health, and she passed away in a nursing center, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina… Southeast Guilford Middle School baseball, Southeast …Read the Rest…


Winston-Salem Wolves Sign Former Fayetteville State Forward Zalinor Banks

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Winston-Salem Wolves Sign Former Fayetteville State Forward Zalinor Banks January 18, 2019 The Winston-Salem Wolves, a professional minor league franchise playing in the East Coast Basketball League for the 2019 season has announced the signing of Zalinor Banks, a 6’6”forward who played collegiately at Fayetteville State. Banks has previous experience playing in the ECBL and …Read the Rest…

Wyndham Championship Prepares for the Future, Purchases Sedgefield Property

Posted by Press Release on January 17, 2019 at 10:47 pm under Professional | Be the First to Comment

WYNDHAM CHAMPIONSHIP PREPARES FOR THE FUTURE, PURCHASES SEDGEFIELD PROPERTY GREENSBORO, N.C. – With an eye towards future expansion and fan amenities, the Wyndham Championship took advantage of an opportunity to expand its footprint with the purchase a house near the Sedgefield Country Club clubhouse, the tournament announced today. The 80th annual Wyndham Championship, which will …Read the Rest…

Longtime Cincinnati Reds broadcaster and former WGHP anchor Marty Brennaman announces retirement:(From WGHP FOX 8 News)

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from www.myfox8.com: CINCINNATI — Longtime Cincinnati Reds broadcaster Marty Brennaman announced Wednesday that 2019 will be his final season, according to the Cincinnati Inquirer. Brennaman has been the Reds’ lead broadcaster since 1974. In 2000, Brennaman won the Ford C. Frick Award, which is presented annually by the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The Ford …Read the Rest…

After 40 years, Bob Costas is leaving NBC Sports:He will continue to work for the MLB Network and will pursue a Talk Show

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from Yahoo! Sports:www.yahoo.com: **********Veteran broadcaster Bob Costas is stepping down from his longtime role with NBC Sports.********** Costas told the New York Post of the decision Tuesday, which the network confirmed with the paper. “It’s all settled quietly and happily for all concerned,” Costas told The Post. Costas also told The Post he will continue …Read the Rest…

Interview with Bruce Mitchell from the Pro Wrestling Torch:Talking AEW, ROH, “Mean Gene” Oklerlund and more

Posted by Andy Durham on January 16, 2019 at 7:48 pm under Audio, Professional, Video | Be the First to Comment

Our interview setup today was at the Sheetz Convenience Store on Spring Garden Street, here in Greensboro…..Bruce Mitchell, a very accomplished teacher at Archer Elementary School and a long-time writer for the Pro Wrestling Torch newsletter and for PWTorch.com… We got a lot of info in here for you in this interview on All Elite …Read the Rest…

Local Pros you know on the Go in the Show/NFL, and what they did over the Weekend:Round Two of the NFL Playoffs(We had two-in, with Ebron and Allen, now we have Two-Out/over and out)/A Heck of a Year though, by these two Young Men!!!!!

Posted by Andy Durham on January 15, 2019 at 2:48 pm under College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

**********Local Pros you know on the Go in the Show/NFL, and what they did in Round Two of the NFL Playoffs, this past weekend….********** ++++++++++We only had two players left this past weekend and both of those players, Eric Ebron, from Ben L. Smith High School, and Keenan Allen, out of Northern Guilford High School, …Read the Rest…


High Point Rockers partner with Simon Jewelers for “Digging for Diamonds” contest

Posted by Press Release on January 14, 2019 at 10:54 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

ROCKERS PARTNER WITH SIMON JEWELERS FOR “DIGGING FOR DIAMONDS” CONTEST One Lucky Fan to Win a Diamond valued at $6,000 on August 24th, 2019 HIGH POINT, N.C. – The High Point Rockers, in conjunction with corporate partner Simon Jewelers, have announced a new promotion for the 2019 season. The Simon Jewelers “Digging for Diamonds” Contest …Read the Rest…

Torry Holt has his own trophy case at Eastern Guilford High School

Posted by Andy Durham on January 10, 2019 at 12:07 pm under College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

Former N.C. State and Eastern Guilford HS wide receiver Torry Holt was named to the College Football Hall of Fame this week, and while Holt was posting 1,000 yards and 100-reception receiving seasons with N.C. State, he went on to do the same thing in the NFL, with the St. Louis Rams… He had great …Read the Rest…

HPU MSOC: Rashid Tetteh Signs Pro Contract With New Mexico United

Posted by Press Release on January 9, 2019 at 11:38 am under College, Professional | Comments are off for this article

HIGH POINT, N.C. – After helping his side to its first ever appearance in the NCAA Championship Tournament in 2018, High Point University’s Rashid Tetteh becomes the first of this year’s graduating men’s soccer class to sign a pro contract. The former Panther defender put pen to paper this week, signing a contract with tier …Read the Rest…

Local Pros you know on the Go in the Show/NFL, and what they did over the Weekend:Round One NFL Playoffs/Wildcard Weekend!!!

Posted by Andy Durham on January 7, 2019 at 2:16 pm under College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

**********Local Pros you know on the Go in the Show/NFL, and what they did in Round One of the NFL Playoffs/Wildcard Weekend….********** Eric Ebron(Smith HS/North Carolina) Eric Ebron with 3 receptions good for 26 yards, plus 1 TD on Saturday, and he was targeted six times by Indianapolis Colts’ QB Andrew Luck…. Ebron for the …Read the Rest…

We have lost another “Big One” in/from the field of sports broadcasting:”Big Mo” Stanfield with ESPN 1590 and Play-by-Play voice for WSSU Rams football and basketball has passed away

Posted by Andy Durham on January 3, 2019 at 2:56 pm under Amateur, College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

**********Big Mo” Stanfield with ESPN 1590 and Play-by-Play voice for WSSU Rams football and basketball has passed away********** He was one of the biggest names in Triad Sports Talk history, figuratively and literally and if you CLICK HERE, you will see what I am talking about…..”Big Mo” was a BIG man and he worked over …Read the Rest…

Iconic Wrestling Announcer GONE:”Mean” Gene Okerlund Passes Away At The Age Of 76

Posted by Andy Durham on January 2, 2019 at 12:35 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Iconic Wrestling Announcer GONE:”Mean” Gene Okerlund Passes Away At The Age Of 76 “Mean” Gene Okerlund was a wrestling icon…He also used to be a radio announcer back in the day on WTOB radio in Winston Salem, North Carolina, where he worked under the name, Bob Smith…His son Todd Okerlund was a U.S. Olympic hockey …Read the Rest…


First Things First: High Point Rockers Announce First Player Signing

Posted by Press Release on January 1, 2019 at 6:34 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

HIGH POINT, N.C. – The High Point Rockers have rung in the new year by announcing the signing of Matt Sergey to the 2019 roster. Sergey, a 29-year old right-handed pitcher, becomes the first player signed by the Rockers and joins the team after winning an Atlantic League championship in 2018. “We are very excited …Read the Rest…

Local Pros you know on the Go in the Show/NFL, and what they did over the Weekend:NFL Regular Season Over!!!

Posted by Andy Durham on December 31, 2018 at 3:17 pm under College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

**********Local Pros you know on the Go in the Show/NFL, and what they did this past weekend….********** Eric Ebron(Smith HS/North Carolina) Eric Ebron with 4 receptions good for 60 yards, plus 1 TD on Sunday Night Football, and he was targeted six times on Sunday….. Ebron for the regular season, with 66 receptions(Ebron targeted 110 …Read the Rest…

Papa John’s Pizza – Greensboro Sports NFL Pick’em Contest – Week 17

Posted by Don Moore on December 27, 2018 at 2:49 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

This year’s NFL Pick’em Contest is run by the NFL and our local prize sponsor is the local Papa John’s Pizza franchise. Join and get your Picks in. The weekly prize is a large 1-Topping Pizza. Enter here. Weekly Winners Week 01 – pgdgreen – 100pts Week 02 – NayaBean – 150pts Week 03 – …Read the Rest…