Good Crowd Attends Downtown Rally to Support High School Sports in Guilford County:Gathering on Wednesday Morning at GCS Education Offices in Downtown Greensboro(With Video)

Posted by Andy Durham on July 22, 2020 at 12:24 pm under Audio, High School, Photos, Video | 2 Comments to Read

Not a huge crowd, but a good crowd on hand today, to show support for High School Sports/Athletics in Guilford County…. The rally was held at the Guilford County Schools Education Offices on Eugene Street…We were outside, and it was HOT, but the group that gathered this morning(Wednesday), did get their point across… It was …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…

They Are Talking About A Name Change and I think this one works:The Washington Redskins become the Washington Generals(Washington Generals, GO WITH IT!!!)[Braves and Indians will be next to Go]/Ron Rivera speaks out/Cleveland manager says we need to change our nickname

Posted by Andy Durham on July 3, 2020 at 6:21 pm under Professional | 10 Comments to Read

I have seen it in more than one place…Get rid of the Washington Redskins name and have the Washington Redskins become the Washington Generals…. Sounds good to me…Can you think of anything better??? It worked for a while for the New Jersey Generals of the USFL, and there was the Washington Generals, the team that …Read the Rest…

John Oxce(Southwest Guilford HS Football) named Catawba College Male Newcomer Athlete of the Year for 2019-2020

Posted by Andy Durham on June 23, 2020 at 10:45 am under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

John Oxce, Southwest Guilford Cowboys football Class of 2019, has been named the Catawba College Male newcomer Athlete of the Year, for the school year, 2019-2020… John Oxce, from Southwest Guilford High School, and Congratulations to John for receiving this honor…. The 2019-2020 Catawba Athletics Male Newcomer of the year award goes to John Oxce•••Congrats …Read the Rest…

The Body of former Western Guilford HS football player Aaron Jones has been recovered on Lake Norman

Posted by Press Release on June 20, 2020 at 1:19 pm under College, High School, Photos | Comments are off for this article

Body of Greensboro man who disappeared visiting Lake Norman recovered from Allison Smith with WGHP FOX 8 NEWS and look for more in this story on the Saturday evening FOX 8 News at 6 and 10pm….. ( HERE) The body of a man who went missing on Lake Norman last Sunday has been recovered, local …Read the Rest…

Western Guilford High School Loses Another Good One:Former WG Hornets’ Soccer and Football Star Gone at age 46(Kirk Powers son of well-known Wrestler and Promoter, Johnny Powers/IWA)

Posted by Andy Durham on June 5, 2020 at 11:21 pm under Amateur, College, High School, Photos | 9 Comments to Read

**********Kirk Powers funeral arrangements:Memorial Service for Kirk Powers will held on Saturday June 20 at 11am…Location will be Forsyth Memorial Park, 3771 Yadkinville Road, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27106…Casual dress and all info coming in from Kirk Powers’ brother, Sean Powers….*********** Gone way too soon…Kirk Powers, the former Western Guilford Hornets’ soccer player and football kicker…Kirk Powers …Read the Rest…

George Floyd was a one heck of a Basketball and Football Player back in his day, in Houston, Texas

Posted by Andy Durham on June 3, 2020 at 10:37 am under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

from Jerry Bembry with The Undefeated, by way of Growing up in Houston’s Third Ward, Eddy Barlow found inspiration in George Floyd. As he watched Floyd make big plays as a two-sport athlete at Jack Yates High School on his way to earning a college hoops scholarship, Barlow realized there was an escape from …Read the Rest…

Lawson Albright(Grimsley HS) selects Northwestern University:Whirlies’ Tight End taking his game to the Wildcats

Posted by Andy Durham on June 1, 2020 at 12:29 pm under College, High School, Photos | Read the First Comment

Tight End Lawson Albright, from Grimsley High School, part of the Whirlies’ Class of 2021, has committed to attend Northwestern University, in Evanston, Illinois and will be a member of the NU Wildcats football team in the Fall of 2021… In 2019 for the Grimsley Whirlies, Albright had 29 receptions for 475 yards and 10 …Read the Rest…

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…

Southeast Middle Students Playing for Team USA on January 17:Derron Mcquitty vs. Octavious Benton when they get to Texas

Posted by Press Release on January 7, 2017 at 9:49 pm under Amateur | 5 Comments to Read

on Jan 17th Derron McQuitty and Octavious Benton who are both students at Southeast Middle School and best friends since Pre K will both represent the USA in the 2017 International Bowl in AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX. Rosters announced, stage set for U.S. Under-15 “Stars” vs. “Stripes” at International Bowl VIII 2017 U.S. Under-15 …Read the Rest…

Thomas Hennigan(Northwest Guilford HS) announces he will announce Tonight:Virginia, Appalachian, Harvard and Navy

Posted by Andy Durham on May 3, 2016 at 10:33 am under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

Thomas Hennigan, Northwest Guilford High School football, has announced by way of Twitter that he will announce/declare his college of choice tonight and let everyone know where he will be attending/going to play football in the Fall of 2017… Thomas will choose from among the University of Virginia, Appalachian State University, Harvard and the Naval …Read the Rest…

“Turkey Bowl” Football and on year 26 they were trying, but Nobody was hanging with Mr. Cooper today:Defensive battle and no MIA’s/DOA’s

Posted by Andy Durham on November 26, 2015 at 4:53 pm under Amateur | 2 Comments to Read

If you had to give out the MVP from today’s Year 26 “Turkey Bowl” game at the Guilford College campus, the MVP, would become the MVC, the “Most Valuable Cooper”…..Scott Cooper that is and he had one heck of a game today at Guilford… I had challenged the (9-1) Guilford College Quakers football team of …Read the Rest…

Fight breaks out at Carolina Panthers’ training camp:Cam Newton vs. Josh Norman:”Hit me like that again, you’ll know something”

Posted by Andy Durham on August 10, 2015 at 1:07 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

from the Charlotte Breaking News/Break it Up….. Can Newton quote from this morning:‘Hit me like that again, you’ll know something.’ Tempers reached a boiling point at Carolina Panthers training camp Monday morning when franchise quarterback Cam Newton and top cornerback Josh Norman got into a scuffle that went to the ground during practice. To …Read the Rest…

Carolina Panthers’ Army vs Marines 7-on-7 Passing Game this coming Monday June 15

Posted by Press Release on June 11, 2015 at 10:57 am under Amateur, Professional | Comments are off for this article

CAROLINA PANTHERS “RECRUIT” NEW PLAYERS FOR SUMMER As the Carolina Panthers get ready for the 2015 NFL season, the Panthers coaches have “recruited” a new group of players for a special game on Monday, June 15. And while these players may not be known as heroes on the playing field, they are certainly heroes on …Read the Rest…

CJ Freeman(Northern Guilford HS) has been selected to play in the 2016 US Army All-American Bowl

Posted by Press Release on May 15, 2015 at 1:22 pm under High School | Comments are off for this article

Runningback CJ Freeman, from Northern Guilford High School, has been invited to play in the US Army All-American Bowl football game on January 9, 2016…. +++++More details to follow.+++++

The passing of another great Greensboro athlete:Former Smith Golden Eagle Calvin Williamson has passed on

Posted by Andy Durham on March 10, 2015 at 4:47 pm under College, High School | 2 Comments to Read

Former Ben L. Smith basketball, football ,and track star Calvin Williamson has passed on. He played for Jack Chatham’s late 60’s Eagles along with his brother Laymon and basketball Hall-of-Famer Bob McAdoo….. Williamson went from Smith to Coahoma JC in Mississippi, and UTC-Chattanooga on a basketball scholarship. He leaves 4 children, 6 grandchildren,1 great-grandchild, 3 …Read the Rest…

There is more to coaching than what you think

Posted by Andy Durham on November 17, 2014 at 11:17 am under College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

The coaches will always tell you that practice time is their time and your time(the players’) time is the game time… When you look at it very close you will find that the practice time AND the game time have to be the coaches’ time and that is all there is to it and there …Read the Rest…

Coach Doug Henderson Stadium dedication at Western Guilford High School on September 12

Posted by Andy Durham on July 16, 2014 at 1:48 pm under High School | Read the First Comment

from today at Facebook: The naming and dedication of the Western Guilford Stadium(football), will be September 12th at halftime of the game for Coach Henderson. We invite you all to attend! See you there.

Surprising Teams/Disappointing Teams here early in the football seasons

Posted by Andy Durham on September 19, 2013 at 11:24 am under College, High School, Professional | 12 Comments to Read

Surprising teams would be teams like N.C. A&T at (2-0) having beaten Appalachian and Elon early in this season…..Teams like the Eastern Guilford Wildcats at (3-0), Southwest Guilford Cowboys at (2-2) and aren’t the Kansas City Chiefs (2-0)….The Charlotte 49ers are surprising team, even though they lost to N.C. Central last week, the new football …Read the Rest…