Greensboro Grass-Hockey

Or I went to a baseball game and a hockey game broke out…. Rob Daniels of the News & Record has done a fine job with Thursday’s Rumble in the Grass. There’s also a story at Minor League Baseball. I was out in the Grandstand when the first “discussion” broke out. I had my cheap… Continue reading Greensboro Grass-Hockey

Twin City Cyclones Staff visit the Greensboro Hockey Booster Club

Mark Richards (GM and Head Coach), Shawn Conschafter (Goaltender), Don Lewis (Team Sales / Equipment Manager) and Candace Whitehead (Communications/Office Manage) visited the August meeting of the Greensboro Hockey Booster Club. The Twin City Cyclones is the area’s only Professional Hockey Team. The Cyclones are getting ready for the 2007-2008 Season, which is nearly two… Continue reading Twin City Cyclones Staff visit the Greensboro Hockey Booster Club

Grimsley Coach Talks With Andy

Mark Saunders, Head Football Coach for Greensboro Grimsley High School spoke with Andy Durham Tuesday night after their practice. Coach Saunders talked about this year’s team and more importantly this Friday Night’s Game against Dudley High School. The interview runs 22:08 minutes. Enjoy. [audio:2007-08-29-Saunders.mp3]

High School Football Poll

Here’s our second poll of the 2007 season: #1 Northeast Guilford(The Rams stopped Page 14-7 and are 1-0 as they play host to Eastern this week. QB Kendall Bratcher is still the key to the NEG success) #2 Grimsley(The Whirlies won it in Double OT at Northern Durham and now go over to face a… Continue reading High School Football Poll

Hoppers playoff hopes Long Gone

Kannapolis Gives up Eight Runs in Seventh, Comes Back for Walk-Off Win-special to Greensborosports.com by Matt Dagostino Kannapolis, NC:Things did not look very rosy for the Kannapolis Intimidators after allowing eight runs in the top of the seventh inning to the Greensboro Grasshoppers. But, all year long, Kannapolis manager Chris Jones has preached to his… Continue reading Hoppers playoff hopes Long Gone

Hoppers fail and fall at Kannapolis

special to Greensborosports.com by Matt Dagostino Kannapolis, NC The Kannapolis Intimidators put together a bittersweet victory against the Greensboro Grasshoppers Monday night at Fieldcrest Cannon Stadium. The Intimidators (32-31, 64-69) kept the hot bats going against the Grasshoppers (33-31, 71-63), winning 13-5. However, with the Columbus Catfish beating the Savannah Sand Gnats Monday, the Intimidators… Continue reading Hoppers fail and fall at Kannapolis

John Raynor SAL MVP

Sally League selects season’s top performers Greensboro, Asheville lead 2007 postseason All-Star roster By John Torenli / Special to MLB.com and Greensborosports.com Augusta right-hander Kevin Pucetas was named the South Atlantic League’s Most Outstanding Pitcher and is one of four GreenJackets on the 2007 SAL All-Star Team, which was announced by league president John H.… Continue reading John Raynor SAL MVP

Record ready to Go

HOPPERS POISED TO BURST ALL-TIME ATTENDANCE RECORD (Greensboro, NC) – For the third straight year, the Greensboro Grasshoppers will break the all-time attendance record for professional baseball in Greensboro. With only two games remaining this season, the current record of 427,890 is expected to fall during Thursday night’s game against the Kannapolis Intimidators. With this… Continue reading Record ready to Go

Two cents worth from the Weekend:UFC and Little League baseball

Las Vegas, Nevada – Seemingly ageless Randy “the Natural” Couture once again dominated a favored opponent to win the UFC Heavyweight Championship. The 44 year-old Couture dominated the entire fight and secured a takedown in round 3 where he scored a vicious TKO on Gabriel Gonzaga after breaking his nose earlier in the fight. SOUTH… Continue reading Two cents worth from the Weekend:UFC and Little League baseball

Vick says, “I did it”…..

RICHMOND, Va. — Michael Vick pleaded guilty Monday to a federal dogfighting charge and awaited a Dec. 10 sentencing date that could send the NFL star to prison. The plea by the suspended Atlanta Falcons quarterback was accepted by U.S. District Judge Henry E. Hudson, who asked: “Are you entering the plea of guilty to… Continue reading Vick says, “I did it”…..

Sunday Night Fireworks

Andy’s Four Gun Salute… Hoppers Win, Hoppers Win, Hoppers Win, Hoppers Win. The Grasshoppers are 3-1/2 games out of first place with 7 games remaining. First place Hickory is on a losing streak, so there’s still a chance for the team to make the playoffs. Sunday Night had over 1600 “special” guests – picnics, employee… Continue reading Sunday Night Fireworks

Nick Bollea(Hulk Hogan’s son) in Wreckamania

Clearwater, Florida- Hulk Hogan was on the scene Sunday night after a crash involving his son and another man. Clearwater police say Hogan’s son, whose real name is Nick Bollea, lost control of his Toyota Supra around 7:30 p.m. This morning Clearwater Police tell us Nick’s injuries are non-life threatening. Bollea and another male passenger… Continue reading Nick Bollea(Hulk Hogan’s son) in Wreckamania