Time Warner Cable announced that it will broadcast (if you call only available on cable $$$ a broadcast) the North Carolina High School Football Championship games (all divisions) – for a total 8 games.Â They will be available for Digital Tier Subscribers (read – more money). Time Warner will also carry other High School Sports… Continue reading HS Football Playoffs On TW Cable
City Councilperson Sandy Carmany reports on her Blog: “Dialog between the potential hockey team owner for Greensboro, possible teams, and the ECHL is continuing. Matt predicted a final decision to be made no later than mid-January. Keep your fingers crossed!” The Hockey Booster Club has over 252 season tickets reserved via their efforts at their… Continue reading Official Greensboro Hockey Update
GRASSHOPPERS PLEDGE AID TO EASTERN GUILFORD HIGH SCHOOL November 3, 2006 President Donald Moore (right) and Superintendent Terry Grier (Greensboro, NC) In response to the devastating loss of Eastern Guilford High School earlier this week, the Greensboro Grasshoppers are lending their support to this unforeseen tragedy. In a meeting this morning to discuss Easternâ€™s future,… Continue reading Grasshoppers Help EGH with $100K
Greensboro, NC) The Greensboro Grasshoppers have announced the 2007 season schedule, which starts on the road for the Hoppers April 5th against the reigning South Atlantic League Champion Lakewood BlueClaws. (Schedule is PDF File) The season runs from April 5 through September 3 and features a total of 140 games, 70 home and 70 away.… Continue reading Grasshoppers 2007 Schedule Released
(Miami, FL) The Florida Marlins have announced their 2007 coaching staff, which includes two former members of the Greensboro Grasshoppers field staff. Steve Foster and Bo Porter have been named to the staff under first-year manager Fredi Gonzalez and will serve as bullpen coach and third base/outfield coach, respectively. Foster, 40, joins the Marlins as… Continue reading Grasshopper Manager Promotions
Over the night, I upgraded the server in order for us to expand our offerings.Â Hopefully, everything is working correctly.
City Councilman Sandy Carmany reports the ECHL took no “official” action at their latest Board of Governors meeting last week. This means that ECHL Hockey is Greensboro is still on the table with various ownership groups.
You hear the talk from fans in blue and in red. Let’s fire John/Chuck. The fun part of the internet is that it is FAST (do it now) and CHEAP (under $50/yr). State Fans who wish Chuck to go – Fire Chuck Amato. Carolina Fans who wish John to go – Fire Bunting. The Carolina… Continue reading Let’s Fire Somebody!
As of this Friday, the Greensboro Coliseum has 225 Season Ticket reservations. Not bad for NO Team or NO Ownership. What is even more interesting is the recent purchase of the Trenton Titans by the New Jersey Devils. (story) This gives the Devils an AHL and ECHL team – making them effectively true FARM teams.… Continue reading The Future of Greensboro Hockey
We just got a report from the coliseum – 78 Season Ticket Reservations in less than a week. Since the letters announcing the Season Ticket Plan went out late last week, with a few folks reporting they have not yet received theirs yet, that’s pretty good word of mouth. More information about Season Ticket for… Continue reading Hockey Fans – Week 1
The Greensboro Hockey Booster Club (formally the Greensboro Generals Booster Club) has worked a deal with the Greensboro Coliseum to help convince the ECHL and any potential owners that fan support is still in Greensboro. They are taking deposits for the 2007-2008 ECHL Hockey Season. $25 Reserves your seat. No hockey team by early next… Continue reading Hockey Fan Support
I feel like it’s the NASCAR Silly Season when it comes to ECHL Hockey returning to the Greensboro Coliseum – News & Record Story on Tuesday. THREE potential groups! Jeff Brubaker was at the Grasshoppers game on Friday, reportedly accompanied by a “poential” investor. Another investor – mentioned in the article – has been in… Continue reading ECHL Hockey Returning?
Former Florida Marlins Manager Jack McKeon will be signing copies of his latest book this Friday, August 18, 2006 at the Greensboro Grasshoppers game. His book is a quick and fun read. Jack attends many of the Grasshopper games and can be found enjoying a cigar in the Grandstand before the game. It is a… Continue reading Jack McKeon Book Signing
I attended the United States-Japan baseball game at First Horizon Park Friday night. The attendance was relatively low-est. 1200-but the baseball action was extremely high. Japan took a 2-0 lead thru 2 innings on 2 run homer by Hisayoshi Chono. That lead was short lived, as the U.S.A. team scored 4 runs on a grand… Continue reading US-Japan Baseball by Jim Modlin
Andy has gotton Christian Lewis to take some really great pictures of the Grasshoppers, East West Women’s Basketball, East West Men’s Soccer and Dynamo. I’m in the process of coding these pictures so they seamlessly work with the Website; in the meantime, feel free to click the above links or the PICTURES link at the… Continue reading New Photo Pages
On a stormy Wednesday night, the day after the Fourth of July, thousands of hockey fans made it out to see the Stanley Cup at First Horizon Park. By 6 PM, when the gates opened, there were fans in line to see the cup. By 7 PM, when the Cup was scheduled to appear, the… Continue reading Stanley Cup Pictures
Those of us who make most Grasshopper games, can’t easily forget the on field excitement brought to the plate by the Asheville Tourist’s General Manager Joe Mikulik. It seems as every year Joe has to blow off a little steam at the umpires. He’s done it a few times in Greensboro – to the fans’… Continue reading Hoppers Miss The Fun This Year
Last Saturday night (May 6, 2006), I video taped the Greensboro Grasshoppers post-game fireworks show from the Grandstand. The video is a little over nine minutes long and can be found at YOU TUBE. I am kicking myself for NOT recording the Walk-Off Home Run that won the game. May be next time.
NINE THOUSAND – ONE HUNDRED – TEN…. The largest crowd in current Greensboro baseball history. Needless to say Donald Moore and the Greensboro Grasshoppers have built on last year’s success and are keeping momentum up. Over the winter, the left field berm was rebuilt from scratch and now it can hold easily a thousand or… Continue reading Hoppers Hit Home Run
The Revolution’s second game was not has successful as the first; but, then this is not the NFL. As the owner has stated, this is entertainment and I say it’s still a good deal. The Lakeland Thunderbolts came to town and they were better than the Revolution on the field. The Thunderbolts are 3-0; but… Continue reading Revolution – Round Two