The ACC Tournament’s in town.Â No it isn’t, it just seems like every time it rolls around the Men’s ACC Tournament should be in the Greensboro Coliseum.Â Maybe they never should have never moved it out of Raleigh. Well this year the ball drops in Tampa or maybe it goes up in Tampa.Â Action begins… Continue reading If I were a betting man
From what we are hearing the foul on Tyler Hansbrough by Gearld Henderson was not only Intentional it was Flagrant.Â Henderson of Duke hit Hansbrough ofÂ North CarolinaÂ upside the head late in the North Carolina-DukeÂ game on Sunday afternoon. Did Henderson follow upÂ on instructions from Coach K or was he acting on his own?Â Hansbrough’s nose is… Continue reading Was the Foul Intentional? The Bloodbath in Chapel Hill this past Sunday
The Grimsley girls will play for the State 4-A basketball title this Saturday in Chapel Hill at the Dean Dome.Â The WhirlieGirls will face Southview High School from Hope Mills and the big game will tip off at 5pm. The WhirlieGirls, and we gave them that name, have improved to 30-1 after their 58-51 victory… Continue reading The WhirlieGirls are ready to go for it all
Duke will travel from Durham over to Chapel Hill on Sunday afternoon for a 4pm mensÂ matchup with the Tar Heels.Â Both teams are coming off of losses, Duke to Maryland and North Carolina to Georgia Tech.Â Â Â Both the Heels and the Blue Devils have been playing up and down all season.Â The Heels took game… Continue reading Duke at North Carolina on Sunday
Andy Durham interviews Aggies Baseball Head Coach Keith Shumate. Today’s AUDIO interview runs approximately 17 minutes.
Today, the ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament opens at the Greensboro Coliseum.Â The first game is sold out – generally because of the hundreds of local school children who are given a chance to attend the opening game. Normally, I’d start a long list of things that are wrong; but today, I’m drinking the Kool-Aide. The… Continue reading The Perfect Fit
The high school basketball playoffs are complete andÂ after a very busy weekend the warriors are moving on while many teams are hanging up their tights and turning in their towels. The high schools and the collegesÂ were going at it on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday and let’s take aÂ look at what transpired in the games involvingÂ our… Continue reading The Weekend Warriors
Mr. Durham called it for you here on Wednesday morning, the Tar Heels would beat the Wolfpack and there would be no looking back.Â Andy Durham called it for you not Woody Durham and either way all you have to do is come to greensborosports.com and you can find out who is going to win… Continue reading N.C. State Lowe on fuel-Heels have plenty of get up and go
The Tar Heels host the Wolfpack in Chapel Hill this evening and what do you think the outcome will be?Â N.C. State beat the Heels in theÂ first meeting over in Raleigh and now it’s time for the pay-back to the Wolfpack. The Heels surely have the better overall talent but can the Pack play on… Continue reading North Carolina will kill N.C. State tonight, right? What do you think?
The Basketball Beat was sounding loudly on Tuesday evening and almost all the local girls teams came out on top and were winners for at leat one more night.Â The Grimsley girls are the area’s highest ranked team and they hit the 26-1 mark for the season after they stomped East Rowan at the Bob… Continue reading The Basketball Beat Goes On
The baskeball season has entered the stretch run and for the high schools it’s do or die and nice try, see you next year.Â For the colleges, they are winding down the regular season and jockeying for conference tournamentÂ position and theÂ NCAA bids. Monday night I rode the basketball beat to the street and hit Lincoln… Continue reading Hoops Heaven is Here
Saturday February 17th. I went along as guest of Coach Tom Palumbo to attend the Guilford College – Emory and Henry basketball game. The game was designated “A white out” to honor the 6 seniors on the team-fans were encouraged to wear “all white” and they did-face paint and all!! The normal crew that does… Continue reading Guilford College – Emory and Henry Roadtrip with Jim Modlin
The Basketball Beat becomes the Sports Machine as the hoops got into full swing over the past weekend.Â George Michael shut down his Sports Machine, so we will keep it running at greensborosports.com.Â Â The HS hoops grabbed the spotlight as the Dudley PanthersÂ continued their dominance of the the local 3-A boys basketball with their 10 point… Continue reading The Sports Machine:HS Hoops Roundup,a Big Four sweep and Jan Pritchett steals Forest Valley Title
Andy Durham sits down with Bruce Mitchell – educator, writer and all around good guy.Â The conversation runs the course of things happening around the ACC, the Wrestlin’ scene and just about everything else.Â This week’s audio show runs 70 minutes.Â Enjoy.
Paul Lambeth got us the scoop on the Guilford College Quakers and their win on Wednesday night and I was tracking the ACC teams on radio in between my interview with Duke Blue Devil super-fan Bruce Mitchell. Wake Forest claimed the most exciting victory with Mike Durm’s put back of a Kyle Visser miss to… Continue reading The ACC Today
The Page Pirates pulled one out of their hat on Tuesday evening when they finished off Grimsley in overtime 63-62.Â This was like the hat trick as the Page boys beat the Whirlies for the third time this season. Grimsley was rolling early grabbing big leads in the first quarter and then I thought I… Continue reading The Ghost of Mac Morris lives on in the Page HS Gym
Frank Santore the main-stay of the UNCG women’s basketball broadcasts returned to the microphone on Monday afternoon and the Lady Spartans were able to withstand a slight College of Charleston rally to win their 4th game in a row 70-61 over the visitors from South Carolina.Â Frank does a great job on the UNCG radio… Continue reading Women’s Hoops:Frank Santore returns to UNCG and the Page girls hold court over Smith
The Basketball Beat got off to a bit of a slow start this weekend but we picked up steam and drove it home to close out the end of the week. I made theÂ trip to Dudley High School for the Friday night game with the PanthersÂ taking onÂ the Hornets of Western Guilford.Â The Dudley boys were… Continue reading The Basketball Beat:Taking it to the street
The line of the day Wednesday at greensborosports.com was, “Show Me The Money”.Â Ben Stein still has his money and the predictions were heavy in the direction of DUKE.Â North Carolina was the winner and I called this one pretty close with my pick of North Carolina by 5 points.Â The final was and I’m… Continue reading Ben Stein still has his money
North Carolina goes over to Durham tonight to face the Duke Blue Devils in another key ACC matchup.Â Wait a dog-gone minute this game is more than just another Tobacco Road Hayride. This is the real Hey Wagon.Â Duke has to win this game or their season is over. Hey it’s time for the Blue… Continue reading Duke-North Carolina Tonight:What’s your prediction?/Other hoops ramblings