Patriots Still Need One Win

The Guilford Patriots lost their first game of the Palomino East Zone Tournament Monday night up in Pitttsburg, PA to Dix Hill out of Queens, New York. The Patriots were down 8-1 but battled back before falling 8-5 and setting up a must win game Tuesday morning at 10am versus the same Dix Hill team… Continue reading Patriots Still Need One Win

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US-Japan Baseball by Jim Modlin

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

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Palomino Patriots One Win Away

The Guilford Patriots stopped North Alleghany on Sunday afternoon up in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania 6-2 to move within one game of going to Puerto Rico for the Palomino World Series. The Patriots were down 2-1 headed into the top of the seventh inning and they forced across the tying run, then game went to extra innings… Continue reading Palomino Patriots One Win Away

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Colts Capture Crown

The Greensboro Batting Center defeated Rockingham County Saturday afternoon at War Memorial Stadium 9-0 and now Alan Ashkinazy’s squad will move on to play for the Colt World Series this week at Lafayette, Indiana. The Batting Center which is the equivalent to the Greesnboro Green team was paced by Austin Moyer at the plate with… Continue reading Colts Capture Crown

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Patriots over the Hill

The Guilford Patriots defeated the Dix Hill team from Queens, New York 12-2 in 5 innings on Saturday afternoon in the first game of the Palomino East Zone Tournament at Pittsburgh, Pa. Ben Nunn, Lester Rivenbark and Nick Rogers paced the Patriots. Nunn went 3 for 3 with 4 RBIs and Rivenbark was also 3… Continue reading Patriots over the Hill

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Greensboro Team Claims Second Victory in Colt East Zone Tournament

The Greensboro Colt baseball team got off to a 2-0 lead early and made it stand up as they knocked off Rockingham County in the 2006 Colt East Zone Tournament at Memorial Stadiium. Our local team coached by Alan Ashkinazy of the Greensboro Batting Center went on to finish off Rockingham County 6-3 for the… Continue reading Greensboro Team Claims Second Victory in Colt East Zone Tournament

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Guilford Patriots Might Be Leaving the Country/WFMX 105.7 Has Left the Country(Now WMKS/KISS FM)

If the Guilford Patriots Palomino baseball club is able to win the East Zone Tournament coming up this weekend up in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, the Pats will take their aluminum bats to the Palomino World Series down in Puerto Rico. The Pats are no strangers to the World Series competition but this year’s work will have… Continue reading Guilford Patriots Might Be Leaving the Country/WFMX 105.7 Has Left the Country(Now WMKS/KISS FM)

New Photo Pages

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

Hoppers in a Funk, John Thompson on 16th Street, New Sports Academy for the Triad

The Greensboro Grasshoppers have now lost 3 games in a row after Wednesday night’s 6-5 late inning breakdown with the Delmarva Shorebirds. The Hoppers jumped out to 4-0 lead early in the game on the strength of Greg Burns’ first homerun of the season, a three-run shot to right-center field in the bottom of the… Continue reading Hoppers in a Funk, John Thompson on 16th Street, New Sports Academy for the Triad

Roll Call for the Cup, Hoppers Coming Home, Palominos Finish Today

How many of you are planning to come down to First Horizon Park on Wednesday night and see the Stanley Cup? Are you still Cup Crazy? The Cup will be on display from 7-9pm and I’m not sure exactly where the Cup will be strategically placed, but it should create some traffic. The Grasshoppers are… Continue reading Roll Call for the Cup, Hoppers Coming Home, Palominos Finish Today

Patriots Begin 4th of July Celebration Early, DJ at Smith, Dudley’s Hicks Comes Up Empty at NBA Draft, Dick Murdoch Dead at 49

The Guilford Patriots Palomino Baseball club got their 4th of July weekend rolling early Thursday night at War Memorial Stadium. The Patriots were the victors but I don’t believe coach Johnny Smith was a bit too happy with the way his team was playing. The Pats, who you can learn more about at patsbaseball.com, defeated… Continue reading Patriots Begin 4th of July Celebration Early, DJ at Smith, Dudley’s Hicks Comes Up Empty at NBA Draft, Dick Murdoch Dead at 49

Greensboro celebrates Joey Cheek Day

Greensboro honored hometown Olympic hero Joey Cheek Thursday with a number of activities throughout the city. The culmination of the day’s events was a public celebration held at First Horizon Park in downtown Greensboro. The event featured a number of speakers, a video about Cheek shown on the Jumbotron and, of course, a brief speech… Continue reading Greensboro celebrates Joey Cheek Day

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The Polls Are Open: High School, College, Pro, Olympics

The high school conference tournaments got under way on Monday night and the Southern Guilford teams have both been eliminated. Word on the Northwest boys: Gone. Page won the rematch from last Friday and now the NWG boys season is over. The same can be said for the SG squads and the big question is,… Continue reading The Polls Are Open: High School, College, Pro, Olympics

Joey Cheek Brings Home The Gold

Greensboro’s Joey Cheek wins a GOLD Medal at the Torino Olympics 500m Mens Speed Skating. I saw it first on the NBC Nightly News, then on City CouncilpersonSandy Carmany’s Blog. Expect some big celebration in Greensboro according to Carmany.

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ATTENTION ALL AFFILIATES

SPECIAL REMINDER: GATERS AAU BOYS BASKETBALL TRYOUTS This Saturday and Sunday Feb. 4th and 5th For 13U/7th Grade and 14U/8th Grade. Tryouts continue next week on Wednesday February 8th for both groups……………… Location:Gaters AAU Boys Basketball Practice Facility behind the Spears YMCA off Horsepen Creek Road. Go to WWW.GATERAAU.COM or call 856-0004 for more information.

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Youth can learn from losing

Youth sports have long played a vital role in the development of this country’s young people. The lessons in team work and fair play that are taught everyday on the playing courts and fields help to build a strong foundation in those who participate in youth sports. Greensboro is very lucky to have a solid… Continue reading Youth can learn from losing

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The Olympic Sport of Fencing has arrived in the Triad!

The Mid-South Fencers’ Club teaches classes for beginners and offers private lessons and bouting for advanced fencers at the Lindley Rec Center in Greensboro, NC. Classes are scheduled for Monday and Friday nights, with workouts on select weekends. For more info about the sport, classtimes, and the coaching staff, check out: www.midsouthfencersclub.org Matt Cox

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