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Archie Manning Who’s grandson QB Arch Manning commits to the Texas Longhorns

The used to call Archie Manning, “Archie Manning Who?” back when he played QB for Ole Miss, and it was like no one had ever heard of ole’ Arch, there at Ole Miss, when he first got started/first got going/throwing…Needless to say, we have heard of all of the Mannings these days, and Archie’s grandson, Archie Manning Who’s grandson QB Arch Manning commits to the Texas Longhorns

Larry Ogunjobi(Ragsdale High School) signs with the Pittsburgh Steelers

Steelers sign ex-Bengals DT Larry Ogunjobi(Ragsdale HS) to one-year deal from www.nfl.com Larry Ogunjobi’s tour of the AFC North has reached its third stop: Pittsburgh. Ogunjobi is headed to the Steel City, signing a one-year deal with the Steelers, NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reported. The team has since announced the news. Ogunjobi began his NFL Larry Ogunjobi(Ragsdale High School) signs with the Pittsburgh Steelers

Former Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski says, “I’m not attending any Duke basketball games next season”

Mike Krzyzewski doesn’t plan to attend any Duke home games next season from Victor Barbosa, with YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com In March, one month before his final game, Hall of Fame (now former) men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski said that he “will have nothing to do with” the Duke University program after the season. It sounds like “Coach Former Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski says, “I’m not attending any Duke basketball games next season”

Vance Bolyard(Northern Guilford HS) will continue his academic and athletic career at Duke University

One of the top tight ends in the entire state of North Carolina, and part of the high school Class of 2023, at Northern Guilford High School, Vance Bolyard has announced today on Twitter, that he will continue his academic and athletic career, at Duke University… I’m extremely excited to announce I will be continuing Vance Bolyard(Northern Guilford HS) will continue his academic and athletic career at Duke University

Former North Carolina Tar Heels All-American basketball player Lennie Rosenbluth has passed away at age 89

from www.wralsportsfan.com: CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The University of North Carolina men’s basketball program announced Saturday that former player and UNC legend Lennie Rosenbluth has died at the age of 89. Rosenbluth became a household name to many North Carolinians after leading an undefeated team to the NCAA National Championship in 1957, in a title Former North Carolina Tar Heels All-American basketball player Lennie Rosenbluth has passed away at age 89

Demp Bradford is returning to Greensboro and where he goes, Sports Shows/Events follow

from the Staff Report at Greensboro.com and courtesy of Robert Hogewood, head tennis coach at Page High School, and Son of Mike/Mike Hogewood, former Sports Director at WGHP TV 8 in High Point, and at WFMY TV 2, in Greensboro… We(GreensboroSports.com) know from past experience when working on local sports events, like the HAECO Invitational Demp Bradford is returning to Greensboro and where he goes, Sports Shows/Events follow

Greensboro has lost another long-time Sports Fan:Today we remember Johnny Jones

Former local sports fan, Johnny Jones, has left us at age 70….Johnny Jones was a big fan of the Greensboro Monarchs and Greensboro Generals ice hockey teams, he followed the Greensboro Hornets, the Greensboro Bats, and the Greensboro Grasshoppers…He spent many a night watching his favorite local sports teams, and he also knew a lot Greensboro has lost another long-time Sports Fan:Today we remember Johnny Jones

At age 71, Bob McKillop stepping down/retiring as the head coach of Davidson Wildcats Men’s Basketball

At age 71, Bob McKillop stepping down/retiring as the head coach of Davidson Wildcats Men’s Basketball Davidson coach Bob McKillop is retiring at 71. His son, Matt, will take over as head coach. McKillop has been at Davidson since 1989 and finishes with a 634-380 record. McKillop broke down as he announced the news Friday. At age 71, Bob McKillop stepping down/retiring as the head coach of Davidson Wildcats Men’s Basketball

George Washington University dropping Colonials nickname saying, “this moniker can no longer serve its purpose as a name that unifies”

George Washington University to drop ‘Colonials’ by 2023-24 academic year from Zac Wassink, from www.yardbarker.com College sports teams known as the George Washington Colonials will soon be rebranded. Per the Associated Press (h/t ESPN), George Washington University announced on Wednesday it has decided to drop the “Colonials” name after a special committee determined the moniker George Washington University dropping Colonials nickname saying, “this moniker can no longer serve its purpose as a name that unifies”

Former Page High School baseball coach sees his daughter become an NWA Tag-Team Wrestling Champion

Pretty Empowered new NWA Women’s Tag-Team Champions….Ella Envy is half of that tag-team, along with her wrestling partner, Kenzie Paige…Ella Envy, is the daughter of former Page High School baseball coach, William Hardin…Not sure of Ella Envy’s real-life full name, but her last name is Hardin, and she is the daughter of William Hardin, and Former Page High School baseball coach sees his daughter become an NWA Tag-Team Wrestling Champion

Army-Navy football game to played in five different cities over the next five years

Army-Navy Game to be played in five different cities over five years from Adam Stites, at www.yardbarker.com The Army-Navy Game will tour the East Coast over the next five years, the pair of schools announced jointly on Wednesday. The annual battle for the Secretary’s Trophy dates back to 1890 and has been played in several Army-Navy football game to played in five different cities over the next five years

Interview with Randleman Tigers’ NCHSAA 2-A Baseball State Champions coach, Jake Smith(Southern Guilford HS/East Carolina/Oakland A’s)

Talking with Jake Smith today, while down at Southern Guilford High School…This is Jake’s old high school, where he played baseball for Charlie Gamble III, and for Jeff Carter…Jake played college baseball for the East Carolina Pirates, and Link Jarrett(Notre Dame Fighting Irish) was his assistant coach at ECU…Jake was drafted and played in the Interview with Randleman Tigers’ NCHSAA 2-A Baseball State Champions coach, Jake Smith(Southern Guilford HS/East Carolina/Oakland A’s)

Eli Hopkins, Caldwell Academy Class of 2021, working very hard in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate Baseball League

Eli Hopkins, former Caldwell Academy student/athlete ( c/o 21 ), currently at Coker College, is playing summer baseball in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League with the Royal Oak Leprechauns, Royal Oaks, Michigan. Honorable Mention for Great Lakes league player of the week for week one (1 ). He is leading the league with a Eli Hopkins, Caldwell Academy Class of 2021, working very hard in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate Baseball League

Larry Ogunjobi(Ragsdale HS/Charlotte/Cleveland Browns) Free Football Clinic coming to Ragsdale HS this weekend(Saturday June 18)

Larry Ogunjobi, the former Ragsdale Tigers high school football player, and now a member of the Cleveland Browns defensive line, Larry will be at Ragsdale High School, this coming Saturday June 18, to conduct his FREE FOOTBALL CLINIC for kids… Clinic Time:9am-1pm Ages:Boys and Girls 8-14 Location:Lucy B. Ragsdale High School, Jamestown, N.C. FREE EVENT Larry Ogunjobi(Ragsdale HS/Charlotte/Cleveland Browns) Free Football Clinic coming to Ragsdale HS this weekend(Saturday June 18)

Notre Dame Fighting Irish, lead by former UNCG head baseball coach Link Jarrett, are headed to the College Baseball World Series

Notre Dame reach College World Series by eliminating No. 1 Tennessee from Adam Stites, with Yardbarker.com/www.yardbarker.com The Notre Dame Fighting Irish baseball team is headed to the College World Series for the first time in 20 years after rallying to beat the No. 1 Tennessee Volunteers, 7-3, in a Super Regional on Sunday. Notre Dame Notre Dame Fighting Irish, lead by former UNCG head baseball coach Link Jarrett, are headed to the College Baseball World Series

Delays hit East Carolina-Texas NCAA Baseball Super Regional:Texas Longhorns led ECU Pirates, 4-0, when game still in the first inning(Play resumed and Texas wins it, 11-1)

Final:Texas Longhorns 11, East Carolina Pirates 1, from Greenville, N.C. Game Updates:Sunday night at 11:56pm/Monday morning at 12:29am/1am/1:13am/1:33am…Nine different pitchers have thrown for the ECU Pirates in this contest. Jacob Jenkins-Cowart, from Southeast Guilford High School, 1-3/RBI for East Carolina…JJC/Jacob Jenkins-Cowart now with 65 RBI for the season… 46 wins. A Regional Championship. Just not Delays hit East Carolina-Texas NCAA Baseball Super Regional:Texas Longhorns led ECU Pirates, 4-0, when game still in the first inning(Play resumed and Texas wins it, 11-1)

Texas Longhorns top East Carolina, 9-8, with Walk-off Single:Jacob Jenkins-Cowart(Southeast Guilford HS) goes 2-4/BB/HR/2 Runs/3 RBI for ECU Pirates

Final score from the NCAA Baseball Super Regional, in Greenville, N.C.: Texas Longhorns 9, East Carolina Pirates 8 ECU(46-20)/Texas(46-20) Texas takes the win, with a Walk-off single, in the bottom of the ninth inning….The Best-of-Three Series is now tied at 1-1, with the deciding Game Three coming up on Sunday afternoon, at 4pm… Texas led Texas Longhorns top East Carolina, 9-8, with Walk-off Single:Jacob Jenkins-Cowart(Southeast Guilford HS) goes 2-4/BB/HR/2 Runs/3 RBI for ECU Pirates