Highlight of the Weekend: Dudley Basketball Reunion

There were some memories flying around the gym when the Dudley Panthers hosted their big Basketball Reunion this past Saturday afternoon. The reunion brought back together members of the 1996 State 4-A Championship team and the runner-ups from the 3-A State Title game in 2000. The game between the 1996 and 2000 teams was played… Continue reading Highlight of the Weekend: Dudley Basketball Reunion

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

Is Michelle Wie a She? If She is, Wie Needs to Be Back on the LPG(Kitchen)/Hoppers/All-Stars/Fred Whitfield

If Michelle Wie is a she which we know that’s the case, she needs to be back on the Women’s Golf Tour. Wie has been trying to compete with the men but she can’t even win on the LPGA circuit. At the John Deere Classic last weekend Michelle withdrew because it was too hot. Her… Continue reading Is Michelle Wie a She? If She is, Wie Needs to Be Back on the LPG(Kitchen)/Hoppers/All-Stars/Fred Whitfield

Hoppers Say There’s No Place Like Home/High School All-Star Games Sneak Up On Us

The Greensboro Grasshoppers have found First Horizon Park to be a lot like that place Dot(also known as Dorothy and Judy Garland) was talking about in the Wizard of Oz. “There’s No Place Like Home, There’s No Place Like Home”, that’s what Dorothy kept repeating in the WOZ movie. The Hoppers are not from Kansas… Continue reading Hoppers Say There’s No Place Like Home/High School All-Star Games Sneak Up On Us

Dynamo, Dynamo, “It’s Time to Prop Up Our Carolina(Greensboro) Dynamo”: Plus Hoppers-Ric Flair-Neal Hatcher-Cam Bennerman

The Carolina Dynamo will meet the Seattle Sounders tonight at Macpherson Stadium in the 3rd round of the US Open Cup. In their last Cup contest the Dynamo defeated the Richmond Kickers 1-0 and that game was two weeks ago tonight if my far reaching memory serves me correctly. The Sounders are an A-League team… Continue reading Dynamo, Dynamo, “It’s Time to Prop Up Our Carolina(Greensboro) Dynamo”: Plus Hoppers-Ric Flair-Neal Hatcher-Cam Bennerman

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

Incoming News

Got the word today that Alan Ashkinazy’s Grimsley baseball team has moved to 14-5 on the season and they are starting to feel the full effects of the young men that joined the Whirlies this year from the Southeast Guilford Falcon program. Clint Moore now has a 5-1 pitching mark on the mound and Lester… Continue reading Incoming News

High School Lacrosse/N.C. State’s Next Basketball Coach

I had a chance to watch a Lacrosse match between Southeast Guilford and Northwest at the Falcons home field on Tuesday evening. Lacrosse is receiving quite a bit of publicity these days and although I had planned on seeing a baseball game at Southeast the Lacrosse activity turned out to be very entertaining. The girls… Continue reading High School Lacrosse/N.C. State’s Next Basketball Coach

Jeremiah Jenkins of Eastern Guilford Getting Attention

Jeremiah Jenkins a senior basketball player from Eastern Guilford has been selected to the Burlington Times All-Regional team that was in last Sunday’s edition of the BT. Jenkins is looking to attend Rockingham Community College with hopes of transferring to a Division I school. There has been some interest expressed in JJ by Tennessee Tech,… Continue reading Jeremiah Jenkins of Eastern Guilford Getting Attention

High School Hoops Poll Revisited

We closed out the high school basketball season with our final hoops poll back on March 8th. Dudley won the State 3-A public school title and Greensboro Day School took the boys private school 3-A championship. The Bishop McGuiness girls went undefeated and grabbed the 1-A crown in their first year of public school competition.… Continue reading High School Hoops Poll Revisited