Ed Hardin’s last piece/post/article at the News and Record may have been his best work ever!!!

Posted by Andy Durham on September 19, 2020 at 12:05 am under Amateur, College, High School, Photos, Professional | Comments are off for this article

Read this the other day from Ed Hardin, the former News and Record sportswriter and columnist…This may be Ed Hardin’s best article ever, and I would have to say, this is one of the best, if not the best, I have read from Ed… Picked it up again tonight on Twitter, and thought I would …Read the Rest…

Newspaper Carnage Continues with Ed Hardin and Jeff Mills receiving tough pills to swallow:Hardin and Mills gone from News and Record, and now who is left in the Sports Department at N&R???(Former News and Record editor John Robinson reacts)

Posted by Andy Durham on September 16, 2020 at 12:43 pm under Amateur, College, High School, Photos, Professional | 38 Comments to Read

Not really sure how to process all of this…Ed Hardin, last year’s North Carolina Sportswriter of the Year gone from the News and Record….Jeff Mills, one of the top sportswriters in the state, with his college and community coverage, Jeff is also gone… That leaves us with the question…Who is left in the sports department, …Read the Rest…


Wake Forest Beat Writer Conor O’Neill Gone from the Winston-Salem Journal/Lee Enterprises:Patrick Ferlise(WS Journal HS writer) also let go by Lee

Posted by Andy Durham on at 11:16 am under College | Read the First Comment

Just heard Conor O’Neill on The Adam Gold Show yesterday, and now today he is GONE from the Winston-Salem Journal… He was the beat writer for the Wake Forest Demon Deacons, covering the Deacs for the Journal and for the News and Record, by way of the papers’ owner, Lee Enterprises… Conor O’Neill came up …Read the Rest…

Most Recent Update/Report on 311 Motor Speedway in Madison:Guns and Prayer

Posted by Andy Durham on June 30, 2020 at 11:56 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Here is the basic report on the most recent news coming out of the 311 Motor Speedway in Madison, this Summer… There has been no lack of drama at the “Daytona of Dirt”, in the Summer of 2020…. From last Saturday night at the track and from the News and Record and their reporter currently …Read the Rest…

Charlie Harville’s Racing Roundup:311 Motor Speedway Owner Speaks Out with Jeff Mills of the News and Record(Mike Fulp says he knows his troubles are self-inflicted, but that he meant no harm)

Posted by Andy Durham on June 28, 2020 at 12:34 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Mike Fulp, the controversial owner of the 311 Motor Speedway in Madison/Pine Hall, North Carolina is speaking out, as we bring you our Charlie Harville’s Racing Roundup for a Saturday Night….. For Saturday night June 27, races at the half-mile red-clay oval(311 Motor Speedway) were abruptly canceled…. The old “Daytona of Dirt” was shut down, …Read the Rest…


News and Record has left their downtown offices:N&R ‘Vacated the Premises'(Remembering Much of the Sports Staff that worked in that building on East Market Street)/A look at the new N&R offices on South Elm-Eugene Street

Posted by Andy Durham on June 19, 2020 at 4:12 pm under Amateur, College, High School, Photos, Professional | 4 Comments to Read

+++++++++++Now a look at the new News and Record offices on South Elm-Eugene Street…..++++++++++ Plus from News and Record reporter John Newsom on Twitter, and John said he is gone from the old N&R downtown building, and all others from the N&R staff have vacated the premises…. (I’m thinking John Newsom was on the sports …Read the Rest…

After 31 Years, Scott Hoffman says “Farewell to News and Record Photography”:Completing a Great Career, “The Man” is moving on!!!

Posted by Andy Durham on April 25, 2020 at 2:37 pm under Amateur, College, High School, Professional | Read the First Comment

H. Scott Hoffman, and the H. could probably stand for handy and helpful, because he was both…You would see him on the sidelines at high school football games, the East-West All-Stars football, basketball and soccer games, at local professional, high school and amateur baseball games, in fact at all kinds of sporting events, including the …Read the Rest…

New News and Record Boys and Girls High School Basketball Top Ten Polls:GDS, NWG, Dudley and Smith lead the Boys/Girls see NWG, Ragsdale and SEG in Top Three Spots

Posted by Press Release on February 10, 2020 at 12:02 pm under High School | 2 Comments to Read

News News and Record Top Ten Basketball Polls for this week, with several key games on the slate for Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday of this week….. The Top Tens were compiled by News and Record HSXtra.com staff writer Joe Sirera, with input from area coaches…. (www.hsxtra.com) Boys Top Ten Poll for this week… 1. GREENSBORO …Read the Rest…

New News and Record High School Football Top Ten Poll with Reidsville Rams at the top of the Top Ten

Posted by Andy Durham on August 27, 2019 at 11:05 am under High School | 4 Comments to Read

News and Record High School Football Top Ten Poll is compiled by N&R/HSXtra staff writers Joe Sirera and Spencer Turkin, with input from area coaches…. Go to this link for more info, HSXtra.com, or go to www.greensboro.com…. Here is the Top Ten Poll for the week of August 26….New Poll due out next Monday…. 1. …Read the Rest…

News and Record HSXtra All-Area High School Football Team for 2016:Hendon Hooker(Dudley HS) Player of the Year

Posted by Andy Durham on December 25, 2016 at 1:16 pm under Uncategorized | 4 Comments to Read

CLICK HERE for the News and Record’s 2016 All-Area Football Team from the HSXtra section and you will find many of the Guilford County players and area players that you followed all season long, in 2016…. CLICK HERE for the Player of the Year section on Hendon Hooker, from Dudley High School… *****Selections for the …Read the Rest…

New News and Record Top Ten High School Football Poll and Top Two hold on to spots, but others fall and all-in-all Eagles and Panthers leaving others behind

Posted by Andy Durham on September 12, 2016 at 2:09 pm under High School | Comments are off for this article

The East Forsyth Eagles have that top spot in the News and Record Top Ten High School Football Poll for this week and the Dudley Panthers are a very close second….After the Top Two, the Top Ten has begun to spin and if you don’t win, it is almost a sin and you might not …Read the Rest…


Ed Hardin(News & Record) named North Carolina Sportswriter of the Year

Posted by Andy Durham on June 9, 2015 at 10:48 am under Amateur, College, Professional | Comments are off for this article

During ceremonies on Monday night in Salisbury: Ed Hardin, from the News & Record, was honored as the North Carolina Sportswriter of the Year…… Jeff Gravley(WRAL TV 5/Raleigh) Sportscaster of the Year…. Named to the national Sportscasters/Sportswriters Hall of Fame: Bill Raftery Dick Schaap Hal McCoy Lesley Visser Read more on this when you CLICK …Read the Rest…

Say it ‘aint so, we hear Rowe set to go at the end of the Big ‘O’:Oh No, Rowe(N&R) on the GO to HPU!!!

Posted by Andy Durham on October 7, 2014 at 12:16 pm under College, Uncategorized | 2 Comments to Read

From the stories we have heard and read about over the years, this man(Jerri Rowe) used to play a lot of pickup basketball down in Columbia, South Carolina and he has written several thousand columns over the years for Greensboro’s News and Record, but incoming this morning is the news that Jerri Rowe will go …Read the Rest…

The new News and Record High School Football Poll with the Top Four Unchanged

Posted by Andy Durham on October 1, 2013 at 5:51 pm under High School | Comments are off for this article

The new News and Record High School Football Poll with the Top Four teams unchanged and that’s Northern Guilford, Dudley, East Forsyth and Northwest Guilford….. CLICK HERE to see how they all stack up….

Saturday Morning Rewind/Saturday Evening Post:What’s up with N&R names?(Doe, Blow, Black, Public and Spratt)

Posted by Andy Durham on August 31, 2013 at 4:30 pm under High School | 23 Comments to Read

John Doe…Joe Blow…Jack Black…John Public…Jack Spratt… What is up with the News and Record names in the box score for the Southeast Guilford Falcons’ 22-13 win over the Northeast Guilford Rams……I have no idea how this list of names in the box score came about, but it does not look good at all…Kind of looks …Read the Rest…

News and Record high school sports writer Jason Wolf heads into the ‘Eye of the Storm’

Posted by Andy Durham on October 29, 2012 at 10:16 pm under High School | 2 Comments to Read

Jason Wolf tweet, as he began his new job today, returning to his hometown of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania….. I’ve been hired to cover the @Sixers & help on @Eagles & @Phillies beats for the Wilmington (Del) News Journal & Camden (NJ) Courier-Post! The Wolf has headed into the ‘Eye of the Storm’…. He used to battle …Read the Rest…

With most of our high school football games played at night, here’s how a Wolf might see the playoffs unfolding

Posted by Andy Durham on October 19, 2012 at 12:12 pm under High School | Comments are off for this article

The high school football playoff picture is still a bit fuzzy, but it will be hitting full focus in just about one week, as the teams are wrapping up their regular seasons and most only have two games left to play and some only have one more regular season game…. The playoff picture might still …Read the Rest…


New News and Record High School Football Top Ten Poll

Posted by Andy Durham on October 11, 2012 at 11:22 am under High School | Comments are off for this article

The new News and Record Football Poll is in/out and we see that the Rockingham County Cougars have made a nice jump in the poll, while Northern Guilford and East Forsyth remain up at the top of the poll, with Southern Guilford hanging in up near the top as well….NWG, HP Central and Ragsdale are …Read the Rest…