Former Western Guilford High School Coach Eddie Flinchum has passed away

Not many details yet, but was we get more we will post them on here….Coach Flinchum came to Western Guilford High School, from Eastern Guilford High School/Gibsonville HS…At Eastern Guilford High School/Gibsonville, Coach Flinchum coached football and basketball, and he may have helped with some baseball…Coach Flinchum was primarily an assistant football and basketball coach… Continue reading Former Western Guilford High School Coach Eddie Flinchum has passed away

Darrien Dalton(Western Guilford HS) headed to Mars Hill University for Academics and Athletics

Darrien Dalton, from Western Guilford High School, is headed to Mars Hill University for his future in Academics and Athletics…Darrien Dalton looking to play college football for the Mars Hill Lions…. Just getting started !@LGoodwin002 @CoachTReese @WESTERNGUILFOR1 @DaltonKenyada pic.twitter.com/SPr1FcrSHF — Darrien Dalton (@Kicksond) April 29, 2021

Duke Softball bringing in Western Guilford HS talent Mariah Headen:Duke Inks No. 4 Recruiting Class on National Signing Day

Duke Softball Coach Marissa Young Inks No. 4 Recruiting Class on National Signing Day (The Duke softball signing Class for 2021-2022 includes Mariah Headen, from Western Guilford High School, in Greensboro, N.C.) DURHAM, N.C. – Head coach Marissa Young inks seven future Blue Devils on National Signing Day for the fourth-ranked 2021 Signing Class in… Continue reading Duke Softball bringing in Western Guilford HS talent Mariah Headen:Duke Inks No. 4 Recruiting Class on National Signing Day

Aaron Berry(Western Guilford HS) receives Presidential Scholarship Offer and College Football Offer to attend Methodist University(Monarchs)

Aaron Berry, a linebacker from Western Guilford High School, has received the Presidential Scholarship offer and a college football offer, to attend Methodist University, in Fayetteville, North Carolina….Berry is part of the Class of 2021, from Western Guilford High School…It could end up being the Methodist Monarchs, for Aaron Berry when he goes off to… Continue reading Aaron Berry(Western Guilford HS) receives Presidential Scholarship Offer and College Football Offer to attend Methodist University(Monarchs)

Former Western Guilford Hornet establishes Scholarship Funding:Kevin Brooks helping to make someone a S.T.A.R.

from Staff Reports and a Press Release coming into www.greensboro.com and to www.hsxtra.com….. GREENSBORO — Western Guilford alumnus Kevin Brooks has established a nonprofit organization that recently awarded its inaugural scholarship to Hornets student-athlete Jordanne Arace. Brooks, a 2003 graduate of Western Guilford who competed in football and track, established Students Taking Action and Rising… Continue reading Former Western Guilford Hornet establishes Scholarship Funding:Kevin Brooks helping to make someone a S.T.A.R.

Aaron Berry(Western Guilford HS) accepted to play football at St. Norbert College

Aaron Berry, a linebacker for the Western Guilford HS Hornets football team, has been accepted to play college football at St. Norbert College…Berry part of the WG Hornets’ Class of 2021, has had a very successful high school football career at WGHS, and he is also part of the Hornets’ wrestling team…. Proud to be… Continue reading Aaron Berry(Western Guilford HS) accepted to play football at St. Norbert College

Hard Times for former Western Guilford High School athletes in recent weeks(Eastern Guilford and Ragsdale HS hit hard last week)/WG Coach and AD Chris Causey Reflects back on WG Athletes

It was a terrible time, a week ago today, when the car accident on Highway 85 claimed the lives of three Eastern Guilford High School students, and one Ragsdale High School student…… Western Guilford High School has seen similar bad fortunes for the their former WG Hornet athletes in recent weeks, with the WG Athletic… Continue reading Hard Times for former Western Guilford High School athletes in recent weeks(Eastern Guilford and Ragsdale HS hit hard last week)/WG Coach and AD Chris Causey Reflects back on WG Athletes

Obituary and Funeral Arrangements for former Western Guilford HS football player Aaron Jones, who died in swimming accident at Lake Norman

from the News and Record obituaries online at www.greensboro.com: April 9, 1992 – June 20, 2020 Aaron Terrell Jones, age 28, of Greensboro, passed Saturday, June 20, 2020 at Lake Norman, NC. He was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts on April 9, 1992 at 10:42 a.m., weighing in at 8 lbs., 14 oz. to Varnetta and… Continue reading Obituary and Funeral Arrangements for former Western Guilford HS football player Aaron Jones, who died in swimming accident at Lake Norman

The Body of former Western Guilford HS football player Aaron Jones has been recovered on Lake Norman

Body of Greensboro man who disappeared visiting Lake Norman recovered from Allison Smith with WGHP FOX 8 NEWS and look for more in this story on the Saturday evening FOX 8 News at 6 and 10pm….. (www.myfox8.com/CLICK HERE) The body of a man who went missing on Lake Norman last Sunday has been recovered, local… Continue reading The Body of former Western Guilford HS football player Aaron Jones has been recovered on Lake Norman

Greensboro Man Missing on Lake Norman:Aaron Jones(Western Guilford HS) has not been found[Former WG Hornet played college football at Coastal Carolina]

The search continues for a Greensboro man who went missing on Lake Norman this past Sunday. (Aaron Jones, a former Western Guilford High School and Coastal Carolina University football player, a big man, at 6’0/230. Aaron Jones, a running back for the WG Hornets and for the CCU Chanticleers.) Aaron Jones as a running back… Continue reading Greensboro Man Missing on Lake Norman:Aaron Jones(Western Guilford HS) has not been found[Former WG Hornet played college football at Coastal Carolina]

Western Guilford’s Darrien Dalton gets College Football Offer from Otterbein University

Darrien Dalton, a defensive back for the Western Guilford High School football team, and a member of the WG Class of 2021 has received and an offer this week from the Otterbein University Cardinals… Darrien Dalton, at 6’0/175 and now being looked at closely for college considerations, by Otterbein University….. Blessed to receive my first… Continue reading Western Guilford’s Darrien Dalton gets College Football Offer from Otterbein University

Western Guilford High School Loses Another Good One:Former WG Hornets’ Soccer and Football Star Gone at age 46(Kirk Powers son of well-known Wrestler and Promoter, Johnny Powers/IWA)

**********Kirk Powers funeral arrangements:Memorial Service for Kirk Powers will held on Saturday June 20 at 11am…Location will be Forsyth Memorial Park, 3771 Yadkinville Road, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27106…Casual dress and all info coming in from Kirk Powers’ brother, Sean Powers….*********** Gone way too soon…Kirk Powers, the former Western Guilford Hornets’ soccer player and football kicker…Kirk Powers… Continue reading Western Guilford High School Loses Another Good One:Former WG Hornets’ Soccer and Football Star Gone at age 46(Kirk Powers son of well-known Wrestler and Promoter, Johnny Powers/IWA)

Toby Webb Coach of the Year Award winners named for 2019-2020:Reid Holmes(Southwest Guilford HS) brings home the honors

Toby Webb Outstanding Coach Award winners named for 2019-2020…Reid Holmes(Southwest Guilford High School) Link to Story/Video Video on Coach Reid Holmes and photo of Coach Holmes, available at this link… (Reid Holmes, a Western Guilford-grad and son of Jim Holmes, one of the state’s top all-time football officials, and Reid is the brother of Michael… Continue reading Toby Webb Coach of the Year Award winners named for 2019-2020:Reid Holmes(Southwest Guilford HS) brings home the honors

Recognizing/Celebrating the Senior Athletes from around Guilford County:Our Next Senior Takeover/Senior Stampede goes to Western Guilford High School(Home of the Hornets)

**********This Western Guilford Senior Celebration is brought to you by Scott Holland, at the Holland Auto Care Center 3726 Spring Garden St, call (336) 540-9337….Scott Holland and Holland Auto Care Center, supporting Western Guilford HS Athletics, and the WG Senior Athletes…********** Recognizing/Celebrating the Senior Athletes from around Guilford County:Our Next Senior Takeover/Senior Stampede goes to… Continue reading Recognizing/Celebrating the Senior Athletes from around Guilford County:Our Next Senior Takeover/Senior Stampede goes to Western Guilford High School(Home of the Hornets)

Western Guilford Hornets Baseball 2020 takes a “Virtual” Infield Practice:Coach Wood makes good with wood and the Hornets look Unbeatable, as their infield/outfield takes shape

Here you go…The 2020 Western Guilford Baseball team is taking their “Virtual” Infield/Outfield work and Coach Matthew Wood is doing a good job, as he gets his Hornets all headed toward home, with many of them taking the field at their own homes/backyards… Here come the WG Hornets, and today, this bunch looks Unbeatable…. (Click… Continue reading Western Guilford Hornets Baseball 2020 takes a “Virtual” Infield Practice:Coach Wood makes good with wood and the Hornets look Unbeatable, as their infield/outfield takes shape

Caleb Carden(Western Guilford HS) Signs for college baseball with Barton College

Caleb Carden, from Western Guilford High School, signs to play college baseball for Barton College…. courtesy of Coach Matt Wood, head baseball coach for the Western Guilford Hornets: Congratulations to Caleb Carden on his signing to play baseball at Barton College!! Even though we could not assemble together because of Covid-19, we held a zoom… Continue reading Caleb Carden(Western Guilford HS) Signs for college baseball with Barton College

Follow-Up on the Greensboro Redskins:Talking with Chuck Mardis, these days an assistant football coach at Page HS, back in 1974, a DB for the G ‘Skins!!!

Ten Questions Chuck Mardis, now as assistant football coach for the Page Pirates, former assistant coach at Eastern Guilford High School, and former Greensboro Redskins football player(defensive back)…Chuck Mardis, DB for the G ‘Skins, back in 1974….. **********Questions for Coach Mardis:********** 1) What do you remember most about your experience with the Greensboro Redskins team?… Continue reading Follow-Up on the Greensboro Redskins:Talking with Chuck Mardis, these days an assistant football coach at Page HS, back in 1974, a DB for the G ‘Skins!!!

Back on the field with the Greensboro Redskins:G ‘Skins top Greenville Bulls in the Mini-Super Bowl

The year was 1974, and the team to beat was the best in the Carolinas, and that team was from Greensboro, N.C. We’re talking about the Greensboro Redskins, the city’s semipro football team, this G ‘Skins football team was the best around. We were talking today with Jim Ezekiel, and Jim was a starting offensive… Continue reading Back on the field with the Greensboro Redskins:G ‘Skins top Greenville Bulls in the Mini-Super Bowl

Two Big Catches/Receptions Two Big TD’s for Austin Proehl(Kernodle Cougars, Western Guilford JV’s, North Carolina Tar Heels)/Austin Proehl scores the first TD in the history of the resurrected XFL

++++++++++Austin Proehl scores the first TD in the history of the resurrected XFL.++++++++++ from Greensboro, N.C. and Kernodle Middle School, Western Guilford High School and later on from the North Carolina Tar Heels and getting it done today on ABC TV, in the XFL for the Seattle Dragons, and that would be WR Austin Proehl…Proehl… Continue reading Two Big Catches/Receptions Two Big TD’s for Austin Proehl(Kernodle Cougars, Western Guilford JV’s, North Carolina Tar Heels)/Austin Proehl scores the first TD in the history of the resurrected XFL

Game Report on Western Guilford-Mount Tabor Boys Basketball:Mount Tabor marches to (13-0) on the season with Blackwell(18 pts.) and Moore(17 pts.) leading the Spartans/Hayden with game-high 19 pts. top man for WG Hornets

Final:Mount Tabor 78, Western Guilford 42 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Final Mount Tabor 27 17 19 15 78 Western Guilford 9 13 11 9 42 WG Adonis Hayden 19 Ayzon Marshall 3 Bryson Moore 2 TJ Smith 7 Keyun McCullough 8 Tyrone Kanu 1 Deniel Torres 2 Tabor Shaylen Woodberry 9 Jakob Moore 17 Daniel… Continue reading Game Report on Western Guilford-Mount Tabor Boys Basketball:Mount Tabor marches to (13-0) on the season with Blackwell(18 pts.) and Moore(17 pts.) leading the Spartans/Hayden with game-high 19 pts. top man for WG Hornets