Hoppers Take a Stand at Home

The Greensboro Grasshoppers were almost perfect at home during the recent 8 game home stand. The Hoppers went 7-1 against the likes of Asheville and Kannapolis. The Grasshoppers took 3 of 4 from the Tourists and swept the Imtimidators. The Hoppers were red hot at home and after Monday’s 12:30 pm 6-1 win over KI… Continue reading Hoppers Take a Stand at Home

For ACC Tournament: “There’s no place like home”

Officials from the Atlantic Coast Conference announced on Wednesday that Greensboro will continue to be a major player in staging the conference’s post season men’s and women’s basketball tournaments for years to come. As the league wrapped up its annual spring meetings in Florida, the ACC announced its future sites for the men’s and women’s… Continue reading For ACC Tournament: “There’s no place like home”

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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

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