Burlington’s new baseball team in the Appalachian League(Collegiate Wooden Bat League) will be known as the Burlington Sock Puppets

Posted by Press Release on February 1, 2021 at 2:10 pm under College, Photos | Comments are off for this article

Burlington’s new baseball team in the Appalachian League(Collegiate Summer Wooden Bat League) will be known as the Burlington Sock Puppets….The Burlington Sock Puppets??? Yes, that is it, the Burlington Sock Puppets… The Burlington baseball club has announced it's new team name for the Appalachian League's collegiate wood bat league. @BurlingtonBases will be known as the …Read the Rest…

“Hammerin’ Hank” Baseball’s True Home Run King has touched/passed home today:Henry Aaron gone at age 86

Posted by Press Release on January 22, 2021 at 11:59 am under Photos, Professional | Comments are off for this article

from Terence Moore with The Atlanta Journal and Constitution: In March of 1954, with his place in the major leagues far from assured, Hank Aaron was granted a start in a Milwaukee exhibition game versus Boston, only because Bobby Thomson, the regular left fielder and Aaron’s idol, had just broken his ankle. Already possessed of …Read the Rest…


Baseball Pitching Legend Don Sutton gone at age 75:Dodgers’ pitching ace compiled 324 career victories

Posted by Press Release on January 20, 2021 at 12:28 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

from www.mlb.com/CLICK HERE for complete post/article….. Don Sutton died in his sleep Monday night, according to his son, Daron. The Hall of Fame pitcher spent most of the past three decades as a member of the Braves broadcast team. He was 75 years old. “Don Sutton was one of our game’s most consistent winning pitchers …Read the Rest…

Eli Willen(Grimsley HS) officially signs with Lenoir-Rhyne University Bears for College Baseball

Posted by Andy Durham on November 12, 2020 at 4:13 pm under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

Here’s the word coming out of Wednesday’s college signing day activities….Eli Willen, has officially signed to play college baseball, for the Lenoir-Rhyne University Bears… Eli Willen, part of the Class of 2021, at Grimsley High School…. WELCOME TO THE PROGRAM?? OFFICIALLY SIGNED ? ELI WILLEN@eli_willen #WeAreLR ? #NoExcuses ? #BetweenTheBricks ? pic.twitter.com/to1MNRvdaY — LR BEARS …Read the Rest…

College Signing Day is today for Win Scott from Ragsdale High School:LHP set to sign with N.C. State University

Posted by Press Release on November 11, 2020 at 10:19 am under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

Courtesy of Ragsdale High School Athletics: Win Scott, a senior at Ragsdale High School, will sign a letter of intent, committing to play baseball next year at Division I NC State University in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Signing Day will take place TODAY/Wednesday at 3:00 PM at Wrenn Miller Park in Jamestown. Win Scott-Class of …Read the Rest…


Thom Brennaman(Cincinnati Reds/FOX Sports) Broadcaster responds to apparent Homophobic Slur he made while LIVE on air(Announcer has been Suspended)

Posted by Andy Durham on August 20, 2020 at 12:23 am under Photos, Professional, Video | 3 Comments to Read

Thom Brennaman, Cincinnati Reds/FOX Sports broadcaster, made a homophobic slur while broadcasting a Cincinnati Reds baseball game on Wednesday night…Brennaman made the comment while on the air, and he stopped talking baseball during the broadcast, apologized, and then abruptly left the baseball broadcast, and turned broadcasting the game over to his broadcast partner, Jim Day… …Read the Rest…

The “Baseball Summer” for Caldwell Academy Student-Athletes:’A Summer of Success’

Posted by Andy Durham on August 10, 2020 at 2:58 pm under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

The “Baseball Summer” for Caldwell Academy Student-Athletes:’A Summer of Success’ Eli Hopkins—- Catcher Played for AASA 18U National ( All American Sports Academy ) Played in Tournaments in the following states :: GA,, FLA,, SC,, TN. Batting Average .434 3 home runs ( 2 grand slams ) 22 RBIs Has college offers from Coker College …Read the Rest…

Greensboro Red Wings grab “Ugly” Saturday night win over Stanly County:Western Guilford HS pitchers Caleb Carden and Cooper Speight send the ball to the plate, and it doesn’t show up late on this date(July 25, 2020)[Carden and Speight can hit too!!!]

Posted by Andy Durham on July 26, 2020 at 12:12 am under Amateur, High School | Comments are off for this article

Saturday Night Final for Greensboro Red Wings Baseball: Greensboro 15 Stanly County 5 Got an ugly W…but it’s a W. Greensboro 15Stanly County 5 — Greensboro Red Wings (@gsoredwings) July 26, 2020 **********More great pitching from @WGHSBB as Caleb Carden gets the win and Cooper Speight another 3+ inning save. Carden also hit a Bomb …Read the Rest…

“The Ageless Arm”, from Santa Fe, New Mexico is in the Triad:56 year-old LHP in High Point for Tuesday/Today’s 2pm start vs. The Triad Tribe

Posted by Andy Durham on July 7, 2020 at 9:02 pm under Amateur, Photos, Professional | Comments are off for this article

Today/Tuesday July 14, the East Coast Weekenders vs. The Triad Tribe 2pm at Ed Price Field, in High Point…..On the mound/hill for the East Coast Weekenders will be 56 year-old LHP Rodney Tafoya…“The Ageless Arm”, Tafoya, going for career win number 449 today… (The Triad Tribe, from the ONSL/Old North State Baseball League, and the …Read the Rest…

Charlie Daniels told us, “Don’t Go And Lay Your Hand On A Pittsburgh Steelers Fan”:RIP CDB/Charlie Daniels, Gone at age 83

Posted by Andy Durham on July 6, 2020 at 3:40 pm under Professional, Video | Read the First Comment

Charlie Daniels born in Wilmington, N.C. and moved to a small town in Chatham County, called Gulf…Born in Wilmington, and grew up as a teenager, in Gulf… Charlie Daniels loved baseball, and in one of his songs, “In America”, he had one of my all-time favorite lines….”Don’t Go and lay your hand on a Pittsburgh …Read the Rest…

Happy Birthday Bill Slayton:Guilford County Coach of the Year 1969(Coach Slayton 89 years old today)

Posted by Andy Durham on July 4, 2020 at 12:24 pm under High School, Video | Comments are off for this article

Happy Birthday today, to Coach Bill Slayton…Coach Slayton turns 89 years old/89 years young today…Born on the Fourth of July, Bill Slayton. The Guilford County Coach of the Year for 1969, that has to be Bill Slayton. During the 1968-1969 school year/season, Coach Bill Slayton coached the Southeast Guilford Falcons to the NCHSAA 3-A State …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)

Posted by Andy Durham on July 1, 2020 at 10:28 am under Amateur, College | Comments are off for this article

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

Former Southern Guilford and Sumner High School Coach C.K. Siler reaches 91 on his Birthday Calendar:Happy Birthday to the coach that put SG/Sumner on the map

Posted by Andy Durham on February 10, 2020 at 2:03 pm under High School | Comments are off for this article

Coach C.K. Siler, the legendary coach at Sumner and Southern Guilford High School, just recently celebrated his 91st birthday and we take time here today, to wish a very Happy Birthday….Good to have those coaches like Coach Siler, Coach Bill Slayton, Coach Marion Kirby, Coach Dick Kemp, Coach David Price and others still with us …Read the Rest…

Top Games/Top Teams of the 2010’s:This one will take you back a few!!!!!

Posted by Andy Durham on December 31, 2019 at 2:51 pm under Amateur, College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

I was running/jogging up the road/street this morning, headed up Benjamin Parkway for what will be the last trip up that street on feet for the decade…Hundreds of steps and mainly no stops at all headed up that semi-steep hill, but with this morning’s run, the work for the decade is done, and it has …Read the Rest…

Tuesday Night Sports Scoreboard:NCHSAA, SAL, American Legion, ALPB, with Baseball and Soccer/No-Hitter for Blake Walston from Wilmington New Hanover HS

Posted by Andy Durham on May 21, 2019 at 11:55 pm under Amateur, College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

NCHSAA Women’s 3-A Soccer Playoffs: T.C. Roberson 5, Northern Guilford 3…(Overtime) South Atlantic League Baseball: Greensboro Grasshoppers 10, West Virginia Power 7 WP:Colby Selby(1-0) TOG-3:10/Attendance-1,139….Hoppers with 14 hits and 7 players with 2 hits each…. Lakewood BlueClaws 4, Delmarva Shorebirds 2 Greensboro Grasshoppers now just 3 1/2 games back of Delmarva in the South Atlantic …Read the Rest…

Blake Butler(Southeast Guilford HS) makes baseball history tonight for the Daytona Tortugas in the Florida State League

Posted by Andy Durham on September 3, 2017 at 10:16 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

from the Daytona Tortugas, the Cincinnati Reds Advanced Class A team in the Florida State Baseball League: Blake Butler(Southeast Guilford HS) made history by playing all nine positions tonight. He finished the game pitching, recording the save in a 3-0 win. DAYTONA BEACH, FL – Blake Butler became the first Tortuga to play all nine …Read the Rest…

Weston Wilson(Wesleyan Christian Academy/Clemson) does not ‘pop out’, but he pops the “Big Question” prior to a Carolina Mudcats’ game

Posted by Andy Durham on May 10, 2017 at 11:27 am under College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

from www.wralsportsfan.com: Before a game on the recent Carolina Mudcats homestand, Weston Wilson(Wesleyan Christian Academy/Clemson) took the opportunity – and a leap of faith – to propose to his girlfriend, Madison Hauck. She said “yes!” *****And the announcer said, “Ballpark proposal proves perfect for Mudcats’ Weston Wilson”…….***** CLICK HERE to see and check out the …Read the Rest…


More Baseball Scores from Monday with NWG, EA, WA, Reidsville and Hoppers winners

Posted by Andy Durham on April 10, 2017 at 11:27 pm under High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

Wilmington Tournament: Northwest Guilford 9, Wilmington Laney 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E E.A. Laney 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 8 2 NGHS 4 0 0 2 0 3 0 9 11 0 Graham Eastern Tournament: Eastern Alamance 8, Western Guilford 1 Reidsville 2, Southern Alamance 1 …Read the Rest…

The 14th Annual Novant/HiToms Kid’s Clinic is Tomorrow at Finch Field in Thomasville

Posted by Andy Durham on March 24, 2017 at 11:09 am under Amateur | Comments are off for this article

The 14th Annual Novant/HiToms Kid’s Clinic starts tomorrow/Saturday morning. 8:45 – 9:15 am – Participant Check-In (Main Concession stand in Finch Field Concourse) 9:20 – 9:30 – Welcome 9:30 – 12 Noon – Instructional Clinic HPT HiToms | 336-472-8667 | info@hitoms.com | www.hitoms.com

Carl Olsen on how Umpires deal with and view Baseball Coaches’ Behavior

Posted by Press Release on August 5, 2016 at 11:02 am under Amateur | Comments are off for this article

from The Season and Game Changer at CLICK HERE…. Carl Olsen has been on both sides of an argument. Be sure to Click Above and see, “The Man”, Carl Olsen in action…. Olsen coached his son’s baseball teams for 10 years and knows what it’s like to disagree with an umpire over a call. He’s …Read the Rest…