Charlotte Hornets fire radio announcer John Focke after Racial Slur/Racial Tweet

from www.yahoo.com:/YAHOO Sports! **********The Charlotte Hornets announced on Thursday that they have fired radio announcer John Focke for a violation of the team’s social media policy.********** Focke tweeted in August about a playoff game between the Denver Nuggets and Utah Jazz. Instead of the word “Nuggets” in the phrase below, Focke wrote the n-word in… Continue reading Charlotte Hornets fire radio announcer John Focke after Racial Slur/Racial Tweet

The NBA Today:The NBA’s Return with All the Details so far on Dates, Format, Play-in, Playoffs, More

The NBA is one step closer to coming back this summer. from Brian Mears with The Action Network… www.actionnetwork.com The National Basketball Association’s board of governors voted on Thursday to resume the season in Orlando, according to multiple reports. The NBA Players Association will have a conference call to approve the new format on Friday.… Continue reading The NBA Today:The NBA’s Return with All the Details so far on Dates, Format, Play-in, Playoffs, More

Milestone at Grimsley HS, as Cedric Cokely steps away after 33 years on the Whirlies’ coaching and teaching staff

Cedric Cokely, now a former Grimsley teacher and basketball coach for 33 years….Yes, Ced Cokely has stepped down at Grimsley High School, and the tall, lean leader of Whirlie students and athletes will be missed… (Information coming in by way of Twitter) Ced Cokely, at Grimsley as a teacher, plus boys and girls basketball coach… Continue reading Milestone at Grimsley HS, as Cedric Cokely steps away after 33 years on the Whirlies’ coaching and teaching staff

George Floyd was a one heck of a Basketball and Football Player back in his day, in Houston, Texas

from Jerry Bembry with The Undefeated, by way of ESPN.com: Growing up in Houston’s Third Ward, Eddy Barlow found inspiration in George Floyd. As he watched Floyd make big plays as a two-sport athlete at Jack Yates High School on his way to earning a college hoops scholarship, Barlow realized there was an escape from… Continue reading George Floyd was a one heck of a Basketball and Football Player back in his day, in Houston, Texas

Former Dudley High teaching assistant/assistant coach accused of sex acts with a student:FOX 8 News Reporting

Former Dudley High teaching assistant accused of sex acts with a student by: FOX8 Digital Desk Christopher Arnell Holland from GreensboroSports.com: Holland was a Dudley boys basketball assistant coach this past season, and was coaching the team as recently as two weeks ago, when Dudley was in the NCHSAA playoffs…We saw him last time, over… Continue reading Former Dudley High teaching assistant/assistant coach accused of sex acts with a student:FOX 8 News Reporting

Former Southern Guilford and Sumner High School Coach C.K. Siler reaches 91 on his Birthday Calendar:Happy Birthday to the coach that put SG/Sumner on the map

Coach C.K. Siler, the legendary coach at Sumner and Southern Guilford High School, just recently celebrated his 91st birthday and we take time here today, to wish a very Happy Birthday….Good to have those coaches like Coach Siler, Coach Bill Slayton, Coach Marion Kirby, Coach Dick Kemp, Coach David Price and others still with us… Continue reading Former Southern Guilford and Sumner High School Coach C.K. Siler reaches 91 on his Birthday Calendar:Happy Birthday to the coach that put SG/Sumner on the map

Top Games/Top Teams of the 2010’s:This one will take you back a few!!!!!

I was running/jogging up the road/street this morning, headed up Benjamin Parkway for what will be the last trip up that street on feet for the decade…Hundreds of steps and mainly no stops at all headed up that semi-steep hill, but with this morning’s run, the work for the decade is done, and it has… Continue reading Top Games/Top Teams of the 2010’s:This one will take you back a few!!!!!

Greensboro lost a giant of a basketball player earlier this month:Ty Stout(Western Guilford Hornets/Greensboro College Hornets) stood tall and fought the good fight

Former Western Guilford Hornet and Greensboro College Hornet basketball player Ty Stout passed away Sunday November 3 and he is being remembered this week as a man who stood tall in work, and in his chosen sport of basketball…. Here is just one note of many on Ty Stout, from his page at Legacy.com: November… Continue reading Greensboro lost a giant of a basketball player earlier this month:Ty Stout(Western Guilford Hornets/Greensboro College Hornets) stood tall and fought the good fight

Winston-Salem Wolves Win Streak Continues, Advance To Title Game

Winston-Salem Wolves Win Streak Continues, Advance To Title Game Fort Mill, SC – The Winston-Salem Wolves are the ECBL Northern Conference Champions, having maintained their undefeated season with a win over the Petersburg Cavaliers 127-100. The win not only wraps up the conference title for the Wolves, but also advances them to the ECBL Championship… Continue reading Winston-Salem Wolves Win Streak Continues, Advance To Title Game

Piedmont Triad 3-A All-Conference Teams for the Winter Seasons of 2017-2018 with Boys and Girls Basketball, Boys and Girls Swimming/Diving and Wrestling

Piedmont Triad 3A All-Conference Men’s Basketball Team 2017-18 Isaiah Bigelow Ben L. Smith High School Camren Hayes Ben L. Smith High School Jaylan Gainey Ben L. Smith High School Silas Mason Ben L. Smith High School Isaiah Wilkins Mount Tabor High School Quest Aldridge Mount Tabor High School Jakob Moore Mount Tabor High School Christian… Continue reading Piedmont Triad 3-A All-Conference Teams for the Winter Seasons of 2017-2018 with Boys and Girls Basketball, Boys and Girls Swimming/Diving and Wrestling

Page High School Athletics for this Week 1/22-1/27/18):Grimsley at Page basketball games on Wednesday/Southwest Guilford at Page on Friday

Monday, January 22 5:00 PM Boys-Girls Varsity Indoor Track JDL Meet Away Tuesday, January 23 5:00 PM Boys-Girls Varsity Swimming Metro 4A Meet Away Wednesday, January 24 5:00 PM Women Junior Varsity Basketball Grimsley HS Away 5:00 PM Women Junior Varsity Cheerleading Grimsley HS Away 6:00 PM Women Varsity Basketball Grimsley HS Home 6:00 PM… Continue reading Page High School Athletics for this Week 1/22-1/27/18):Grimsley at Page basketball games on Wednesday/Southwest Guilford at Page on Friday

Lady Gaters Blue in National Basketball Tournament

The Lady Gaters Blue 2019 travel basketball team, coached by Frank Hunt and Assistant Coach Greg Light won National Championship Runner-up in their division at the National Travel Basketball Association Championship at Myrtle Beach, SC over the July 4th Holiday. This tournament hosted teams from all over the United States and Canada. All the girls… Continue reading Lady Gaters Blue in National Basketball Tournament

Jackson Kent’s(HPCA/Page HS) Double-Double propels James Madison Dukes past Delaware

from the James Madison Dukes’ athletics web site: Kent’s Double-Double Propels Dukes Past Delaware, 73-63 NEWARK, Del. – Junior guard Jackson Kent(High Point Christian Academy/Page High School) posted the first double-double of his career to lead James Madison to a 73-63 victory over Delaware in Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at… Continue reading Jackson Kent’s(HPCA/Page HS) Double-Double propels James Madison Dukes past Delaware

Football In Focus – Recorded Videos From Shane’s Rib Shack – Thursday, December 3, 2015

Wrapping up the football season and basketball season underway, we get a little of both tonight. Andy Durham interviews Skip McCall, the public address announcer for the Dudley Panthers’ football and basketball teams. Recorded live at Shane’s Rib Shack, Westover Terrace, Greensboro NC. Andy Durham interviews Ryan Nelson Coach of the Vandalia Vikings’ boys team.… Continue reading Football In Focus – Recorded Videos From Shane’s Rib Shack – Thursday, December 3, 2015

Bryson Gordon’s Top Ten Candidates for the 2015-2016 NBA MVP Award and the Oklahoma City Thunder will win the NBA Title

from Bryson Gordon with GreensboroSports.com by way of GTCC/VCS: Top 10 2015-2016 NBA early MVP candidates 10. Marc Gasol, Memphis Grizzlies, Center Hard to think of a big man winning MVP in the NBA today, where the game is long gone from its big man roots. In a guard heavy league it would be a… Continue reading Bryson Gordon’s Top Ten Candidates for the 2015-2016 NBA MVP Award and the Oklahoma City Thunder will win the NBA Title

Michael Fields goes one-on-one with Campbell Camel commit Breanna Foster(Asheboro High School)

from Michael Fields(UNCG) and with GreensboroSports.com….Michael had the chance to sit down and chat with Breanna Foster(Asheboro High School) about her decision to attend Campbell University and to play college basketball for the Camels…. What high school do you attend? -Asheboro High School What grade are you in? -12th grade What position do you play?… Continue reading Michael Fields goes one-on-one with Campbell Camel commit Breanna Foster(Asheboro High School)

The passing of another great Greensboro athlete:Former Smith Golden Eagle Calvin Williamson has passed on

Former Ben L. Smith basketball, football ,and track star Calvin Williamson has passed on. He played for Jack Chatham’s late 60’s Eagles along with his brother Laymon and basketball Hall-of-Famer Bob McAdoo….. Williamson went from Smith to Coahoma JC in Mississippi, and UTC-Chattanooga on a basketball scholarship. He leaves 4 children, 6 grandchildren,1 great-grandchild, 3… Continue reading The passing of another great Greensboro athlete:Former Smith Golden Eagle Calvin Williamson has passed on

Oldie but Goody Adult League Basketball Signups/Greensboro Hawks AAU Basketball

Oldie but Goody Adult League Basketball for age 45 and over with Male and Female teams welcome…. Sign up your team now… Season runs April to June Call 336-580-7870 or 337-356-5554 Go to www.leaguelineup.com/hardyboys for more info…. Greensboro Hawks AAU Basketball The Greensboro Hawks are looking for AAU Basketball Players with open registration and they… Continue reading Oldie but Goody Adult League Basketball Signups/Greensboro Hawks AAU Basketball

The Unnecessary death of Chandler Peraldo:One of our favorite Mendenhall Mustangs chooses the wrong path

Chandler Peraldo was not a bad kid, but he made bad choices and those choices cost him his life……. He had his basketball career and life cut short due to drug addiction and it didn’t have to happen, but it did and how soon before it happens again, or can we do something to help… Continue reading The Unnecessary death of Chandler Peraldo:One of our favorite Mendenhall Mustangs chooses the wrong path

P.J. Hairston’s(Dudley HS) court case will be continued until September 12

New Charlotte Hornet and former Dudley Panther/UNC Tar Heel P.J. Hairston saw his court case continued today and the next time the case is due to heard will be September 12 in Durham…. Hairston is accused of hitting a high school kid in the head, during a pick-up basketball game at a YMCA in Durham,… Continue reading P.J. Hairston’s(Dudley HS) court case will be continued until September 12