Whenever Coach Darren Corbett’s teams were playing at Grimsley HS, his dad would be there to watch the Whirlies play:Big Don Corbett gone at age 75

Posted by Andy Durham on September 13, 2018 at 9:51 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

He was a big man, but never too big to skip one of his son’s games when Darren Corbett was coaching the boys basketball team, at Grimsley High School… Big Don Corbett would slip into the Bob Sawyer Gym at Grimsley HS, and he would head to the top of the bleachers along with his …Read the Rest…

Greensboro Day School’s Carson McCorkle gets an offer from the University of Virginia Cavaliers

Posted by Andy Durham on September 11, 2018 at 1:39 pm under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

from Jamie Oakes at Wahoos 24-7.com and as seen on Twitter: Tony Bennett and the UVA Basketball staff extended their first offer in the 2021 class on Monday evening. Bennett, who is generally hesitant to pull the trigger on an offer this offered, extended an offer to 2021 Greensboro (N.C.) Greensboro Day School shooting guard …Read the Rest…


That guy Skip McCall over at Dudley High School was right, that tall girl was/is Amazing:Akela Maize(Dudley HS/New Hope Christian Academy/N.C. State) now playing pro ball in Spain…The tall girl from Northwest Guilford(Liz Kitley) is wearing a knee brace and may be out until the NCHSAA playoffs

Posted by Andy Durham on September 4, 2018 at 8:43 pm under College, High School | 3 Comments to Read

So the Dudley High School PA announcer, Skip McCall, used to say that that tall girl, Akela Maize was amazing and now she still is amazing, because after leaving Dudley, she played for Delaney Rudd at New Hope Christian Academy, in Thomasville and then she played for Wes Moore at N.C. State University and now …Read the Rest…

Carson McCorkle(Greensboro Day School) has had a lot of offers, but this might be his biggest one so far:N.C. State offers Bengal Basketball Player

Posted by Andy Durham on August 28, 2018 at 10:36 am under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

*****We have been tracking Greensboro Day School basketball player Carson McCorkle on Twitter, and he just got a very big college offer, with this one coming in from N.C. State University and Carson McCorkle is now for sure on the ‘Watch List’ for many of the major colleges and universities… GDS had Johnny Thomas go …Read the Rest…

Keith Gatlin moves to High Point University as the Panthers assistant basketball coach, now wondering who will be the new head coach at Wesleyan Christian Academy???

Posted by Andy Durham on July 12, 2018 at 11:18 am under College, High School | 5 Comments to Read

With all of the developments surrounding Keith Gatlin leaving Wesleyan Christian Academy, to become the mens assistant basketball coach at High Point University under head coach Tubby Smith, it makes you wonder, who now will be the new boys basketball coach at Wesleyan Christian Academy, in High Point….Keith had some very good teams at WES …Read the Rest…


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

Posted by Andy Durham on July 10, 2018 at 3:26 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

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…

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…

Former North Carolina Tar Heel basketball player Dale Gipple gone at age 69

Posted by Andy Durham on June 4, 2018 at 11:28 am under College | Comments are off for this article

A pretty well-known former UNC Tar Heel basketball player, Dale Gipple, has passed away…He was 69 years old and lived in Jamestown, N.C. Just one of those names that you will never forget, because it was a catchy name, Dale Gipple…. A native of Burlington, NC, Dale attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel …Read the Rest…

All Four Duke Freshmen are leaving school early for the NBA:Duke shoots/goes Four-for-Four and finishes #1 on the “One-and-Dones”

Posted by Andy Durham on April 16, 2018 at 1:51 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

First it was Marvin Bagley III, then you had Trevon Duval, next it was Gary Trent Jr. and now comes word today, that a fourth Duke Blue Devil freshman basketball player, Wendell Carter, will leave school early and put his name in the running for the 2018 NBA Draft…. Marvin Bagley III, Trevon Duval, Gary …Read the Rest…

What’s Up with the North Carolina Central Women’s Basketball Program???:Four Central Players have their scholarships stripped/taken away

Posted by Andy Durham on March 27, 2018 at 3:05 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

What is going on with the women’s basketball program at N.C. Central University??? As the 2017-2018 season came to close, four N.C. Central women basketball players had their basketball scholarships stripped/taken away…. First-year coach Trisha Stafford-Odom revoked the scholarships of freshman forward Alyssa Thompson, junior guard Dominique Adams, junior forward Deja McCain and junior guard …Read the Rest…

Quite the Stunner last night, but was UMBC over UVA bigger that Chaminade over Virginia???(Top Sports Upsets of All-Time)

Posted by Andy Durham on March 17, 2018 at 2:20 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

With all of the talk about the University of Maryland Baltimore County’s win over the University of Virginia last night in Round One of the NCAA Tournament, and with this UMBC win over UVA, you had the #16 seed defeating the #1 seed for the first time ever and with that in mind, you had …Read the Rest…


Taking a look at one-time locals Jeremy Harris(Page HS) and Ikenna Smart(New Garden Friends School) and the job they’re doing for the Buffalo Bulls coming off of last night’s huge win over the Arizona Wildcats

Posted by Andy Durham on March 16, 2018 at 11:35 am under College, High School | 2 Comments to Read

*****We take a good look today at Jeremy Harris(Page HS) and at Ikenna Smart(New Garden Friends School)***** Jeremy Harris(Page High School) with 23 points/7 rebounds and just some great shots and moves last night for the Buffalo Bulls, in their 89-68 dismantling of the Arizona Wildcats, in Round One of the NCAA’s at Boise, Idaho…Harris …Read the Rest…

UNCG Spartans fall in Round One, but Spartans give Gonzaga all the Zags can handle:WFMY NEWS 2 Sports with all of the key info

Posted by Andy Durham on March 15, 2018 at 5:47 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

+++++Nothing on the game available yet at the UNCG Spartans’ athletics website, but here we go with WFMY NEWS Sports on the roll and they have the heart and soul on what happened with the UNCG Spartans today/Thursday afternoon, in Boise, Idaho…. from Patrick Wright and his sports team at WFMY NEWS 2 Sports……www.wfmynews2.com Here …Read the Rest…

Thursday and Friday First Round NCAA Basketball Games to watch on WFMY NEWS 2/CBS

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FIRST ROUND GAMES: THURSDAY, MARCH 15 CBS will air the following First Round games on WFMY News 2 on Thursday, March 15 from 12:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., then from 7:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. 12:15 p.m. — No. 7 Rhode Island vs. No. 10 Oklahoma (CBS) After URI/Oklahoma — No. 2 Duke vs. No. …Read the Rest…

List of North Carolina High School Basketball Products that will play in the NCAA Tournament and the list is at 47:Maize(Dudley HS) and Burnett(Southern Alamance HS) in there for the Women

Posted by Andy Durham on March 14, 2018 at 3:36 pm under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

Here is the list of high school kids from North Carolina, playing in the NCAA Tournament….Do we have any Guilford County girls, other than Akela Maize, from Dudley HS and from New Hope Christian Academy, that will be on the floor for the ladies??? Adding Shay Burnett(Southern Alamance HS) and it will be Burnett and …Read the Rest…

Carolinas Classic’s All-Star Basketball Rosters Feature Players Committed to Top ACC Teams:Elissa Cunane(Northern Guilford/N.C. State) among the names

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WILMINGTON, NC —: In less than two weeks, the top senior high school boys and girls from North Carolina and South Carolina will face off in the 2018 Carolinas Classic All-Star Basketball Games, sponsored by House of Raeford Farms FLOCK, at John T. Hoggard High School in Wilmington. Six of the participating players are headed …Read the Rest…

Local Basketball products that will be taking the court for the NCAA Tournament:Notes on Jordan Perkins(GDS) from his N.C. Central coach Levelle Moton

Posted by Andy Durham on March 13, 2018 at 12:02 pm under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

NCAA Final:Texas Southern 64, N.C. Central 46 Here is our list of locals that will be taking the court for the men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament that gets under way tonight in Dayton, Ohio…. There may be others, but here is what we have so far….. Jordan Perkins(Greensboro Day School)….He will be playing tomorrow night for …Read the Rest…


Buffalo Bulls pick up Third Mid-American Conference Tournament Title and now on to the NCAA Tournament:Jeremy Harris(Page HS) right there in the Middle of the Mac and named to the All-Tournament Team(Both Harris and Sykes, from Page HS will be on the floor in Boise, on Thursday)

Posted by Andy Durham on March 12, 2018 at 5:48 pm under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

*****Buffalo University topped Toledo, 76-66, to claim the Mid-American Conference/MAC Tournament Title on Saturday night in Cleveland, Ohio…..***** Jeremy Harris(Page High School), was a major contributor in the quarterfinals(27 points/10 rebounds) and semifinals(22 points/7 rebounds), and he finished the Championship Game with 10 points and eight rebounds. Harris was also named to the All-Tournament team. …Read the Rest…

Round One of the CollegeInsiders.com Basketball Tournament Tonight with N.C. A&T men at Liberty University:Game Time is 6pm/Both teams at (20-14)/Final:LU 65, N.C. A&T 52

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Final:Liberty University 65, N.C. A&T 52 LU(21-14)/A&T(20-15) *****N.C. A&T at Liberty University, in Lynchburg, Virginia***** Game Time: 6 p.m. Live Video: CBS Sports Network Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Pat O’Keefe Analyst Broadcaster: Dave Calloway Radio Coverage: N.C. A&T Aggies Network: Play-by-Play Broadcaster:Spencer Turkin Analyst Broadcaster:Brian Holloway Liberty Flames Sports Radio Network-Radio Play-by-Play Broadcaster:Alan York(Guilford College-grad and former …Read the Rest…

Juice and his gang get it done, N.C. Central wins MEAC Tournament 71-63 over Hampton:Jordan “Juice” Perkins(Greensboro Day School) leads Eagles to NCAA Tournament/A&T at Liberty Monday(6pm)

Posted by Andy Durham on March 11, 2018 at 5:25 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

Here we go, it is the MEAC Championship Game men’s final…. N.C. Central 71, Hampton 63 The N.C. Central men win the Title and they are lead in part by a Perkins….Jordan “Juice” Perkins, a freshman from the Greensboro Day Bengals State Championship team of 2017 had 13 points and 9 assists to help N.C. …Read the Rest…