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…

What are you watching today? Coach Dean Smith Tribute/”Celebration of Life” or the Daytona 500???

Posted by Andy Durham on February 22, 2015 at 2:20 pm under College, Professional | Read the First Comment

*****Tuned into to 2 or following FOX?***** It has to be one of these two on this Sunday afternoon…. The Coach Dean Smith Tribute or the Daytona 500??? Coach Dean Smith on WFMY TV 2 or the Daytona 500 on FOX 8? Which on are you watching today? For me, it has been on WFMY …Read the Rest…


Special Announcement from the NCAA:Leslie McDonald cleared to play for North Carolina Tar Heels:NO word on P.J.

Posted by Andy Durham on December 18, 2013 at 4:49 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

A breaking story coming in today from Chapel Hill by way of the NCAA…. Leslie McDonald has been cleared to play….MAC is BACK!!! McDonald can play basketball again for the North Carolina Tar Heels and coach Roy Williams and he can play tonight vs. Texas, in Chapel Hill, in the Smith Center…. *****Sort of odd …Read the Rest…

Word has it that ‘Free P.J.'(Hairston) billboards are going up around the state

Posted by Andy Durham on December 12, 2013 at 5:28 pm under College, High School | 4 Comments to Read

There was talk coming out of Charlotte today, by way of several sources, that ‘Free P.J.’ billboards have gone up along the highway in Charlotte and there is talk that others will soon be popping up around the state of North Carolina… What would this mean? Certain individuals and particular groups feel that the NCAA …Read the Rest…

VivaLaFresh making a mess and is it time to bring back the Twitter babysitter:P.J. don’t want to play this game!

Posted by Andy Durham on December 4, 2013 at 7:34 pm under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

A tweet went out from Torey Evans using P.J Hairston’s account last Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, and Evans was tweeting by way of Hairston’s account that Hairston was supporting VivaLaFresh/Evans and the big party going on Friday night at Lucky 7’s Sports Bar on High Point Road…. This didn’t sit well at all with …Read the Rest…


With PJ AWOL, it means JP will get more PT at UNC

Posted by Andy Durham on October 2, 2013 at 11:22 am under College | Read the First Comment

An outlook on the start of the new college basketball season, with PJ Hairston(Dudley HS) practicing with the UNC Tar Heels, but he will be AWOL from at least some of the Heel’s early games and that will mean more playing time/PT for JP Tokoto at UNC…. CLICK HERE to read all on this one …Read the Rest…

P.J. Hairston will play some games for the North Carolina Tar Heels this upcoming basketball season

Posted by Andy Durham on August 16, 2013 at 10:50 am under College, High School | 4 Comments to Read

from www.wralsportsfan.com: Chapel Hill, N.C. — University of North Carolina guard P.J. Hairston(Dudley High School) will play for the Tar Heels in 2013-14, but will undoubtedly miss some action due to suspension, according to Director of Athletics Bubba Cunningham. CLICK HERE to read all from WRALSportsFan.com…….

Got to watch out for those parking tickets:P.J. Hairston(UNC) got a dozen of them

Posted by Andy Durham on August 10, 2013 at 10:31 am under College, High School | 4 Comments to Read

Got to watch out for those traffic tickets…P.J. Hairston(Dudley HS/Hargrave/UNC) got a dozen of them while driving that rental car and once you a few that really start to add up…..P.J. was in town last weekend for the basketball event at Northwest Guilford High School(Charity Game for Jaiden and Melissa Britt) and nothing but good …Read the Rest…

P.J. Hairston facing possible 10-game suspension for using rental cars linked to ‘Fats’?

Posted by Andy Durham on July 25, 2013 at 2:07 pm under College, High School | 2 Comments to Read

It is looking like the smoke is starting to clear down in Chapel Hill and now there is talk of a 10-game suspension for P.J. Hairston(Dudley HS/Hargrave/UNC) in regards to the use of the illegal benefits coming his way when he used rental cars that had been picked up under the name of Hayden ‘Fats’ …Read the Rest…

Carolina fan wonders what’s a Carolina man to say? Right now nothing(UNC AD Cunningham still gathering facts on Hairston case)

Posted by Andy Durham on July 10, 2013 at 2:04 pm under College | Read the First Comment

This one seems to be getting deeper, but right now the UNC AD Bubba Cunningham is saying nothing, other than the fact that the North Carolina athletic department is gathering facts on the P.J. Hairston case and that there will not a rush to judgement, on their part…No detailed statement yet, other than the “we …Read the Rest…

‘Fats’ Thomas says he does not ‘know’ P.J. Hairston and he did not provide him with improper benefits:The Answer for P.J., Tell the Truth, just Tell the Truth

Posted by Andy Durham on July 9, 2013 at 10:59 pm under College, High School | 4 Comments to Read

*****This just came down on Wednesday afternoon….There will be no additional charges against PP.J. Hairston….No gun charges etc. from the Durham Police Department and you can CLICK HERE to see all of this new news and this should be considered good news in most corners…***** Hayden ‘Fats’ Thomas, the man from Durham, who rented the …Read the Rest…


P.J. Hairston tied to another car rental coming out of Durham

Posted by Andy Durham on July 7, 2013 at 12:08 am under College, High School | 16 Comments to Read

Link info has been updated with new information when you CLICK HERE for WRALSportsFan.com…. The water seems to be gerring hotter when it comes to P.J. Hairston(Dudley HS/Hargrave/UNC) and it all seems to be stemming from the car rentals that were coming from Hayden Thomas out of Durham, N.C. The second hookup/connection/link has P.J. tied …Read the Rest…

Not a good deal here:P.J. Hairston(Dudley HS) charged with pot possesion:Gun found at the scene

Posted by Andy Durham on June 6, 2013 at 1:29 pm under College, High School | 34 Comments to Read

*****This sort of sends your day down a bad and bad deal/decision at that…..***** from www.wralsportsfan.com: Durham, N.C. — Durham police charged P.J. Hairston, a player on the University of North Carolina basketball team, with possession of a small amount of marijuana Thursday. Read more/read all when you CLICK HERE…..P.J. Hairston was also charged with …Read the Rest…

P.J. Hairston(Dudley HS) named ACC Player of the Week

Posted by Andy Durham on February 19, 2013 at 10:53 am under College | Comments are off for this article

from www.theacc.com: GREENSBORO, N.C. – North Carolina’s P.J. Hairston(Dudley High School) and NC State’s Scott Wood have been named co-ACC Players of the Week, and Maryland’s Seth Allen has been selected the conference’s Rookie of the Week. Hairston set career scoring highs in consecutive games this past week, scoring 23 at Duke Wednesday and 29 …Read the Rest…

Looking back at last night’s Duke-North Carolina basketball game:P.J. Hairston(Dudley HS) making the grade(A-)

Posted by Andy Durham on February 14, 2013 at 10:41 am under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

Duke 73-68 over North Carolina last night in Durham and not a bad game at all by Greensboro’s P.J. Hairston, out of Dudley High School and Hargrave Military Academy… Going to give P.J. an A- on his efforts last night and even though his work was in a losing effort last evening, P.J. hit for …Read the Rest…

P.J. Hairston(Dudley HS/Hargrave) could be sidelined for #9 North Carolina at #1 Indiana on Tuesday night(Reports now say #15 Hairston is OUT)

Posted by Andy Durham on November 26, 2012 at 6:39 pm under College, High School | 4 Comments to Read

New update:Reports now say #15 Hairston is OUT……. (See CLICK below) A knee injury could sideline PJ Hairston(Dudley HS) from Tuesday night’s North Carolina vs. Indiana basketball game….The word is PJ(UNC guard) suffered the injury in practice and that he will miss tomorrow evening’s contest at the #1 team in the nation, the Indiana Hoosiers….. …Read the Rest…

P.J. Hariston and the Heels ready for Gardner-Webb on Friday night

Posted by Andy Durham on November 7, 2012 at 10:07 pm under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

P.J. Hairston(Dudley HS/Hargrave Military Academy) and the North Carolina Tar Heels will open up the new basketball season on Friday night at home in the Dean E. Smith Center against the Gardner-Webb Bulldogs and P.J. says he and the Heels are ready for that one…. Saw P.J. tonight(Wednesday) at the McDonald’s on Battleground Avenue at …Read the Rest…


North Carolina coach Roy Williams sees UNC going the way of the NCAA and doesn’t see the Heels ready to jump out of a window

Posted by Andy Durham on October 17, 2012 at 8:01 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

The NCAA is getting ready to make some academic changes and they are looking to move the academic requirements up from the current required 2.0 GPA for entrance, to a much tougher 2.3 required Grade Point Average…. UNC-CH outgoing chancellor Holden Thorp wants his university to impose even tougher academic standards than what the NCAA …Read the Rest…

North Carolina Basketball team academics ‘A’ OK with coach Roy Williams

Posted by Andy Durham on October 12, 2012 at 1:23 pm under College | 3 Comments to Read

There has been a lot of talk recently about the University of North Carolina and the academics of their men’s basketball team and team leader, coach Roy Williams, says all is fine and that everything is ‘A’ OK, with his Tar Heel basketball team, as they head into the first day/night of practice, for the …Read the Rest…

‘Cancer Free’:Great news for UNC basketball coach Roy Williams

Posted by Andy Durham on October 5, 2012 at 10:09 am under College | Comments are off for this article

Great news coming out of Chapel Hill on Thursday, that North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams is ‘Cancer Free’….The biopsy on the tumor found on his left kidney showed no signs of cancer and as the coach might concur, “That is Dadgum Good News”….Coach Williams should be ready to go the first day of practice, …Read the Rest…