Gamble on the Go…..

This word from of Jim Gentry out of Gene’s Barber Shop over on Spring Garden Street home of Jimmy, Frank, Ben, and John. Watch for Charlie Gamble Jr. of N.C. A&T and Southern Guilford in the upcoming Major League Baseball draft. Gamble Jr. feels like he’ll get selected by someone on Friday, the second day of the… Continue reading Gamble on the Go…..

The Quakers see the Light/The Guilford Patriots will finish under the Lights

The Guilford College Quakers have added four light structures and will be playing night football this fall.  The new poles are in place and I saw them with my own two eyes last night during the heavy rain storm at the campus off of West Friendly Avenue and New Garden Road. Randy Doss, Dave Walters,… Continue reading The Quakers see the Light/The Guilford Patriots will finish under the Lights

The Class of 2007 a Popularity Contest?

The Guilford County Sports Hall of Fame announced on Tuesday that 11 people will be inducted into the hall on September 17.  We want to know if you have ever heard of any of these upcoming inductees.  Benny Phillips of the High Point Enterprise www.hpe.com says nobody has heard of most of these people and that… Continue reading The Class of 2007 a Popularity Contest?

The Weekend in Review

Northwest and Southeast Guilford are the only teams we have left in the high school baseball playoffs.  NWG moved past Grimsley in the 4-A’s on Friday night defeating the Whirlies 6-3 and SEG worked over Glenn 5-1 in the 3-A action over in Kernersville. NWG and SEG will be at it again on Tuesday night… Continue reading The Weekend in Review

The “To do list”

High school baseball playoffs get started on Friday and we will be at Grimsley as they host Charlotte Vance.  The AM 950 team will be broadcasting the game with the first pitch scheduled at 7pm and Ken Daly is set to be on the hill for the Whirlies. GHS is 17-10 and Vance checks in at 6-12.… Continue reading The “To do list”

Greensboro – Hall of Chumps?

The Troublemaker has a story about the Greensboro Coliseum’s efforts to convert the old Coke (and later Canada Dry) bottling building into the “ACC Hall of Champions”. However, days earlier, the News & Record did a story about a private investor wanting to do the same downtown. What’s the rush with the Coliseum? With a… Continue reading Greensboro – Hall of Chumps?

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AM or FM? Sports are going to the FM side and dumping on the AM band

N.C. State athletics have parted ways with WPTF 680 AM out of Raleigh and now will make their home at 101.5 FM WRAL.  The Wolfpack has been with WPTF as their flagship station forever. WPTF is a talk station that can be heard in the daylight hours from Greenville to Greensboro and back.  WRAL is, “God- forbid”,… Continue reading AM or FM? Sports are going to the FM side and dumping on the AM band

Massacre at VA Tech could have been avoided and you know what, it could have happened at UNCG

Webster’s Dictionary defines “MASSACRE” as an act of Killing a Number of Helpless or Unresisting Human Beings under circumstances of Atrocity or Cruelty. The Massacre at Virginia Tech up in Blacksburg, Virginia could have been avoided. I first heard of the killings on Monday afternoon when I returned a call from greensborosports.com associate Doug Cockman.… Continue reading Massacre at VA Tech could have been avoided and you know what, it could have happened at UNCG

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Who should replace Billy Packer?

It is time for Billy Packer to go.  Tonight should be his last game in the booth for CBS.  Packer has been working the basketball games for the Eye Network for over 30 years.  CBS needs to replace Billy Packer and we need to start talking about his replacement here at greensborosports.com  I was remembering the… Continue reading Who should replace Billy Packer?

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The Weekend in Review

It was a busy weekend for sports and sports entertainment.  The college basketball tournaments are winding down, Major League Baseball got started Sunday night, NASCAR was the running the car of tomorrow in Martinsville, the Greensboro Revolution won their opener at the Greensboro Coliseum, the WWE broke attendance records at Ford’s Field in Detroit for their Wrestlemanina event, and greensborosports.com was on… Continue reading The Weekend in Review