The ACC hoops got busy this past weekend and the results are in but not all of our in-state teams were on.Â The North Carolina Tar Heels and Wake Forest Demon Deacons each reached “Winners” status, while Duke and N.C. State fell hard into theÂ losers bracket. Even with all the superstar freshmen on board,Â Tyler Hansbrough… Continue reading ACC Eye Openers
It was one of those slow nights at the Sports Bar (Hugo’s – Lawndale) – Carolina v Florida State, GMAC Bowl – real yawners. The topic eventually moved to Wings for the Superbowl – Brian, one of the cooks at Hugo’s was estimating that they would sell over 5,000 wings on Super Bowl Sunday.Â That’s… Continue reading Pre Order Your Wings
Big Jim Modlin’s playoff picks from the Fitness Today Gym on Randleman Road, or as we like to call it, “The Gems from Jim at the Gym”.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Saturday:KC over the Colts at Indianapolis, DALLAS beats Seattle at Seattle(Both road teams win on Saturday)Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Sunday:NEW ENGLAND tops the Jets, PHILADELPHIA ends it for the Giants(Both New York teams… Continue reading Big Jim’s NFL Playoff Picks/Games tonight at greensborosports.com/Cowher to Miami or Charlotte?
Boys Hoops: #1)Greensboro Day School(13-1, beat Burlington Williams 79-73 on Weds.) #2)High Point Central(11-1, beat East Forsyth 70-58Â last night) #3)Dudley(10-2, beat Morehead 45-42 Weds., tight game Dudley had to win on a last second shot) #4)Ragsdale(13-2, lost to unbeaten TrinityÂ 64-60 Tuesday) #5)Northeast Guilford(12-2, beat Western Alamance 65-49 last night) #6)Smith(5-8/2-1 Metro, beat Grimsley Weds.… Continue reading Guilford Great Eight Basketball Polls
College Hoops: Maryville, Tennessee at Greensboro College 4pm,Â Â Â Â Â Penn at UNC-CH(Tar Heels vs. Quakers) 8pm High School Hoops: High Point Central at East Forsyth 6pm, Greensboro Day at Burlington Williams 7pm, Grimsley at Smith 7:30pm(I will assume that GDS-BW and GHS-SHS are boys only games)****Games for 1/3/2007****Â If we are missing games please let us know.
From last night Louisville ended Wake Forest’s fun 24-13, N.C. State got past UNCG in OT 95-93, Duke toppled Temple 73-55 and the state of North Carolina’s ONLY UNBEATEN collegeÂ basketball team, the Guilford College Quakers knocked offÂ previously unbeaten Averett up in Danville, VA 74-69. The Wake Forest Demon Deacons put the ball on the ground… Continue reading Loose Lips Sink Ships-Loose Footballs Sink Seasons and SEC Officials Don’t Help
Wake Forest(11-2) vs. Louisville(11-1) in the Orange Bowl…..8pm UNCG(6-6) at N.C. State(9-4) The Wolfpack is 4-0 all-time vs. UNCG….7pm Temple(6-5) at Duke(12-1) 7pm Guilford College(8-0) at Averett(9-0) in Danville, VA 7pm.Â The Guilford College Quakers are the only unbeaten collegeÂ basketball team in the state of North Carolina. ECW on SciFi at 10pmÂ ****ALL GAMES FOR… Continue reading Games Tonight at Greensborosports.com
We have a lot to talk about as we get into the New Year.Â The big discussion in the comment box has been Greensboro Day School’s recent first place finish at the Little Four basketball tournament. Is the Playing Field Level or does Greensboro Day School have a distinct advantage over the other schools they… Continue reading Is the Playing Field Level?/Thoughts on 790 the Ball
2006 will always be remembered as the year of the Deacon because the run Wake Forest has put together to obtain their Orange Bowl birth opposite Louisville is perhaps the most unlikely in college football history. And yet Jim Grobeâ€™s bunch still wears the Rodney Dangerfield tag of No Respect, as the Deacs will go… Continue reading Wake Up To Reality – An Essay by Paul Lambeth
The Bengal boys made it 2 in a row and Debbie Jones of Page got herÂ first(PHLFI) title as aÂ head coach when Thursday’s championship games were over at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex.(PHLFI =’s Pizza Hut Little Four Invitational) Greensboro Day was down 10 at the end of the third quarter but the Bengals came back and… Continue reading GDS and Page RULE Day Three of the Pizza Hut Little Four/Jim Modlin’s NFL “N” Sider Picks
Day Two of the Pizza Hut Little Four Little Basketball Tournament andÂ some shocking news.Â The Page Pirates upset theÂ WhirlieGirls of Grimsley Wednesday nightÂ and that gives GHS their first loss of the season and itÂ couldn’t come at aÂ more telling time as Page the number 3 seed moves past Grimsley the number 2 seed to face #1Â Dudley… Continue reading Page Shocks WhirlieGirls:Day Two of the Pizza Hut Little Four Tournament/Bill Kimm Leaving 790 the Ball
Tuesday was a success for the Pizza Hut Little Four Tournament.Â There was only one upset on Day One and the Southwest Guilford Cowboys pulled it off when theyÂ defeated Smith 49-47.Â SWG was a #6 seed and Smith was seeded #3. Elesewhere among the boys we saw Dudley 68-Grimsley 53, Northeast 40-Page 38, Greensboro Day… Continue reading Day One from the Pizza Hut Little Four Tournament
Andy and his buddies have this thing where they go out and play every year no matter the weather.Â So today as we watch some sports that play in the confines of enclosed domes and coliseums, we have to remember the fun that we can have just playing in all sorts of weather.
Last week on the picks it went Andy 12-2, Bobby Lashely 11-3, Big Jim Modlin 9-5, and Marshall Brown 8-6….I jumped into the fire last week and did pretty good.Â This week we need to get JA Joey the LifeTouch photographer in the mix. Here’s how it shakes down from Big Jim, with his Gems… Continue reading Jim Modlin and others’ NFL “N” Sider Picks/Greensboro College gets the Big One
Last night we saw the Page girls lose for the first time this season falling toÂ Northeast GuilfordÂ 51-43 and the Page boys returned the favor knockng offÂ previously unbeaten NEGÂ 56-52.Â The new NEG gym looks great and I like to call it the John Primm Gym.Â Mercedes King led the NEG girls to victory with… Continue reading Guilford Great Eight Hoops Polls
One of the better features in the Minor League Hockey Fan base is Hans Hornstein’s Hockey Death Pool Updates.Â He started this as a lark a few years ago; but, then started getting real info from the teams, leagues and owners in addition to fan info which is often unreliable.Â His Death Pool articles have… Continue reading Hockey News From The Real World
I was at the big game on Tuesday and the Smith Golden Eagles under the direction of Reggie Peace put together a pleasing pre-Christmas cantata, driving home a 70-69 overtime win against the North Forsyth Vikings.Â The Eagle girls were also winners and if the N&R records have been correct as of late, this was… Continue reading Flying with the Eagles
Every single season the NFL continues to become more hyper competitive, the old adage goes that on any given Sunday one team can beat another. However in no other season in memory is the distance between the best and worst teams in this league ever been more finite, especially in the AFC. Except that would… Continue reading The No Figuring League by Paul Lambeth
We have a few sidebars of what happened over the weekend and we need to send Congrats to David Jackson and Randy Jackson with Appalachian State on winnng their NCAA Division I-AAÂ title for the second straight year.Â Coach Jerry Moore and his all-star backfield with RB Kevin Richardson and QB Armanti Edwards deserve a lot… Continue reading Monday Moaning
On Thursday, Andy Durham sat down with Chapel Hill’s Ben Strong, a Junior Center on Guilford College‘s basketball team. You can here the 28 Minute Interview here. (6.5 mb) From the Guilford College Website: Guilford moved to 6-0 for the first time since 1967 with a 77-67 home win over Roanoke Saturday afternoon. Ben Strong… Continue reading Ben Strong – Guilford College Basketball Interview