Three ACW Belts Change Hands-Hoppers Belt Three Homers in Win

ACW(Alternative Championship Wrestling) had another successful run at Greensboro’s Phillips Avenue Special Events Center on Saturday evening. The Salvation Army Boys and Girls Clubs Kids had a super time and the fans were treated to a show that was highlighted by a return to the Gate City from all-time NWA/WCW superstar Bobby Fulton. Fulton did… Continue reading Three ACW Belts Change Hands-Hoppers Belt Three Homers in Win

The Boys are Back in Town

Pro Wrestling Returns to the Gate City Saturday Night ACW Professional Wrestling returns to Greensboro this Saturday Night. The Special Events Center (2523 Phillips Ave.) on Phillips Ave. will once again be the host venue for a night of action packed wrestling. The last ACW event in Greensboro was a huge success and Tim Blaze… Continue reading The Boys are Back in Town

Fireworks Video

Last Saturday night (May 6, 2006), I video taped the Greensboro Grasshoppers post-game fireworks show from the Grandstand. The video is a little over nine minutes long and can be found at YOU TUBE. I am kicking myself for NOT recording the Walk-Off Home Run that won the game. May be next time.

There’s No Doubtin’ Jeff Van Houten: Great Saturday Night Comeback

The Greensboro Grasshoppers have done it again. In the bottom of the 11th on Saturday night you saw or heard one of the most improbable comebacks in the history of Eugene Street. The Bellemede Bombers were at it again as the Hoppers were down 4-0, then 4-3, then 5-4, then 7-5, and then the Hoppers… Continue reading There’s No Doubtin’ Jeff Van Houten: Great Saturday Night Comeback

Hoppers Start Strong

The Greensboro Grasshoppers are off to the best start in the history of the franchise. This team has only been around for 2 years but this really has been a special beginning to year number two at First Horizon Park in beautiful downtown Greensboro. The weather has been super except for the Saturday night affair,… Continue reading Hoppers Start Strong

Hoppers Hit Home Run

NINE THOUSAND – ONE HUNDRED – TEN…. The largest crowd in current Greensboro baseball history. Needless to say Donald Moore and the Greensboro Grasshoppers have built on last year’s success and are keeping momentum up. Over the winter, the left field berm was rebuilt from scratch and now it can hold easily a thousand or… Continue reading Hoppers Hit Home Run

Revolution – Round Two

The Revolution’s second game was not has successful as the first; but, then this is not the NFL. As the owner has stated, this is entertainment and I say it’s still a good deal. The Lakeland Thunderbolts came to town and they were better than the Revolution on the field. The Thunderbolts are 3-0; but… Continue reading Revolution – Round Two

ACW Wrestling Photos

GreensboroSports.com was on hand last Saturday night for the ACW Wrestling event held at the Special Events Center at Bessemer Center (2523 Phillips Ave.) in Greensboro. Below is a collage of pictures taken during the matches. The event was made possible by the following sponsors: Bill Black Chevrolet/Cadillac, Thrifty Market, Taylor’s Discount Tire and Automotive,… Continue reading ACW Wrestling Photos

Wrestling Roundup

There used to be a radio show with host Charlie Harville called “Racing Roundup”, so today we will bring back part of that old radio type program and bring to you “Wrestling Roundup” with Charlie Durham. The big ACW card that lit up the night sky last Saturday evening brought over 129 fans to the… Continue reading Wrestling Roundup

Revolution – I Believe

There was a lot of nay-sayers about Matt Brown’s decision to bring the National Indoor Football League’s Greensboro Revolution to the coliseum. Both the league and the ownership have questions about their past. Regardless of those questions, it was a smart move because it has returned an activity that the citizens of Greensboro can afford… Continue reading Revolution – I Believe

Wrestling Reminder

As we first reported earlier in the week, ACW Wrestling is coming to Greensboro tomorrow night. The event will take place at the Special Events Center (old Bingo Hall) at Bessemer Center on Phillips Avenue. Bell time is 7:30 pm. Tickets are $8.00 and can be purchased at the door. I was looking over the… Continue reading Wrestling Reminder

The Countdown is On

People are already counting the days until the ACW hits the Bessemer Center on Phillips Avenue just down the street from the WFMY TV 2 studios. The old Bingo Hall on Phillips will be lighted up and the grapplers will there to entertain the fans and make some new friends and rekindle some old feuds.… Continue reading The Countdown is On

Dudley Nails Championship Saturday/A Tribute to Doug Hamilton Dead at Age 43

The Dudley Panthers nailed it Saturday just like the highway sign used to read out on 29 North. They nailed it down and Dudley claimed the crown. The Dudley boys have now won back-to-back titles after Saturday night’s 4 point victory over the Concord Spiders. Dudley saw great performances turned in by William Graves, Rashawn… Continue reading Dudley Nails Championship Saturday/A Tribute to Doug Hamilton Dead at Age 43

Taking Care Of Business and High School Highlights/Lowlights

There has been so much going on here at Greensboro Sports in recent days that the minds of our best journalists have become boggled. We have come up with our first set of photos that we captured at the Triad 3-A basketball tournament last Friday night. We also have up our very first audio file… Continue reading Taking Care Of Business and High School Highlights/Lowlights

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