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GREENSBORO, April 9th, 2020 -- The Annual Human Race event has always been about fundraising, but it has now become a platform for local non-profit organizations to raise the funds needed to aid their missions and the vulnerable populations they serve during this pandemic. The Volunteer Cent…

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GREENSBORO, NC (April 2, 2020) – As a result of the state and local stay at home orders, Greensboro Parks and Recreation has seen increased attendance at all outdoor park facilities. In some facilities, it has proven difficult to monitor patron safety and ensure staff and residents are able …

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GREENSBORO, Mar.31, 2020 -- The 26th Annual Human Race 5k has been rescheduled to Sat., June 20, in Downtown Greensboro at LeBauer Park. Over 75 local nonprofits have signed up to fundraise at this event and several for profit companies have created fundraising teams to raise money for nonpr…

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JDRF’s Piedmont Triad Chapter announced today that Burlington civic leader John McDonald will serve as Corporate Chair for its “re-imagined” Alamance One Walk March 28, 2020. While none of McDonald’s family members live with type 1 diabetes (T1D), he has many friends who are affected by this disease, including former Alamance One Walk Chair Michael […]

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High Point, N.C.- Infielder Jason Martinson has signed with the High Point Rockers, giving the Rockers another bat with power and providing speed on the base paths. Martinson, 31, played 114 games with the Sugar Land Skeeters in 2019, seeing time at shortstop (62 games), second base (37), left field (5), first base (4) and […]

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High Point, N.C.- The High Point Rockers have announced the signing of left-handed pitcher Matt Purke. Purke pitched for the Sugar Land Skeeters in 2019. His versatility will be a huge plus for High Point, as will the fact that he joins Drake Owenby as the only two left-handed pitchers on the current roster. Lefty […]

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High Point, N.C.- Craig Stem has re-signed with the High Point Rockers for 2020. A 2019 All-Star with Southern Maryland, he joined High Point in September, helping them secure a playoff berth. Was High Point Rockers Game 2 Starter In 2019’s Atlantic League Division Series A member of the Blue Crabs to begin the year, […]

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High Point, N.C.- The High Point Rockers announced the return of pitcher Chris Pennell on Monday. Pennell joined the Rockers’ 2019 campaign in progress and proved a valuable addition to the club as both a starting pitcher and out of the bullpen. Pennell recorded a career-high 60 innings pitched last year, which was split between […]

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GREENSBORO, NC  – Downtown Greensboro, Inc. (DGI) is proud to partner with the Carolina Core to host the ACC Tournament Downtown Watch Party and Street Festival. The ACC Tournament Town Downtown Watch Party is scheduled for Thursday, March 12, 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m and the ACC Tournament Town Downtown Street Festival is scheduled for Saturday, March […]

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HIGH POINT, N.C.– The High Point Rockers today announced the hiring of Pete Fisch as their new Team President at a press conference at BB&T Point in downtown High Point. With the Rockers, he will oversee all day-to-day operations of the organization, including sales, marketing, fan engagement, special events, and more. Fisch becomes the second […]

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High Point, N.C.- Giovanny Alfonzo has re-signed with the High Point Rockers for the 2020 season. The fan favorite appeared in 112 games last year, batting .248 with 30 RBI and 13 stolen bases, in addition to finishing in a second place tie among Atlantic League shortstops with a .964 fielding percentage. As respectable as […]

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In conjunction with the Greensboro Coliseum Complex’s hosting of the 2020 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament (March 20 & 22), NC Folk Festival will present ‘Folk in the Park’ on Saturday, March 21 from 12 – 5 p.m. at LeBauer Park in downtown Greensboro (208 N Davie Street). Folk in the Park will feature a stellar […]

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro College will offer women’s wrestling as a varsity intercollegiate sport beginning in Fall 2020. It will be the first college or university in North Carolina to do so. The proposal was approved Feb. 12 by President Lawrence D. Czarda, Ph.D., on the recommendation of Robin Daniel, interim director of athletics. “This […]

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HIGH POINT, N.C. – The High Point Rockers announced today the completion of their coaching staff for the 2020 season. Joining manager Jamie Keefe for the team’s second season will be Pitching Coach, Frank Viola, Bench Coach and Director of Player Procurement, Billy Horn, Bullpen Coach, Albert Gonzalez, and Assistant Coach, Bubber Birdsong. This is […]

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HIGH POINT, N.C. – The High Point Rockers, in conjunction with corporate partner Simon Jewelers, are bringing back the Simon Jewelers “Digging for Diamonds” Contest in 2020. The revamped competition will give fans the chance to win one of two diamond prizes, courtesy of Simon Jewelers, valued at $2,000 each, at the Rockers August 29 home […]

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HIGH POINT, N.C. – The High Point Rockers have signed former Major League outfielder Bryce Brentz to join the 2020 roster. A former first round draft pick by the Boston Red Sox, Brentz spent parts of the 2014 and 2016 seasons in the big leagues while spending most of his ten-year career in Triple-A with […]

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EAST GREENSBORO, N.C. (Jan. 24, 2020) – North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University will establish a sports performance center to be named for 1975 alumni and longtime Aggie Athletic Foundation supporters Darnell S. Glover Sr. and Carolyn Harrison Glover. The center will occupy the 12,430-square-foot Aggie Dome beside Moore Gymnasium and serve as an […]

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Jan. 15, 2020) – The Winston-Salem Dash revealed their new primary logo for the 2020 season and beyond on Wednesday, kicking off several stylistic changes before the 12th season of the franchise. https://www.dropbox.com/s/mmi98hy29ozek0o/Winston-Salem%20Dash%20New%20Logo%20Reveal.mp4?dl=0 The new logo (attached) features an intertwined and curved “W” and “S”, with the letters outlined in Dash purple and filled […]

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HIGH POINT, N.C. – The High Point Rockers announced the signing of right-handed pitcher John Brownell for the 2020 season. A late-season acquisition in 2019, Brownell will be playing in his ninth season in the Atlantic League, and 15th overall of professional baseball. Signed in September of 2019, Brownell pitched three games for the Rockers […]

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GREENSBORO, N.C. – Freshman Arturo Campos (Jamestown, N.C./Ragsdale), sophomore Rodrigo Gudino (Greensboro, N.C./Ragsdale), and senior Enrique Gudino (Greensboro, N.C./Ragsdale) recently finished the 2019 season with the Guilford College men’s soccer team. Arturo Campos, a 5-3 midfielder, played in 15 games this season, including seven Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) contests. He made two starts. His […]

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Junction 311 Endurance Sports hosts more than 1,000 people and pets this Thanksgiving Day in Country Park, Greensboro, North Carolina. Thurs., Nov. 28, 2019, Thanksgiving morning,  brings together people and pets to participate in a timed 5k  or 1.7 mile fun run/walk. The event is produced by Junction 311 Endurance Sports with proceeds benefiting Say […]

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PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Wyndham Championship Tournament Director Mark Brazil was named the American Junior Golf Association’s Digger Smith Award Recipient at a special dinner in his honor at PGA National Resort & Spa on Saturday. In addition to the award presented, an ACE Grant endowment in his name was presented by friends and supporters.   […]

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA – Longtime Wyndham Championship (Greensboro, North Carolina) volunteer Paul Brown was honored at the PGA TOUR’s Tournament Meetings Nov. 20 as the 2019 PGA TOUR Volunteer of the Year. With the award, the PGA TOUR will donate $5,000 to Brown’s charity of choice, The First Tee of the Triad, a non-profit […]

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High Point, N.C. (Nov. 7, 2019) – Engineering News-Record has named the City of High Point’s BB&T Point stadium as the best sports/entertainment project in the southeastern U.S. The city-owned stadium opened in May 2019. It was built by the city government, with Samet Corporation serving as the contractor. The High Point Rockers Multi-Use Stadium […]

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Oct. 10, 2019) – USA Baseball announced on Thursday that Winston-Salem Dash alums Tyler Johnson and Andrew Vaughn have been named to their roster for the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Premier12™, a tournament that is the first opportunity for Team USA to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. ABOVE PHOTO – Tyler […]

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GET READY TO RODEO WINSTON-SALEM… the Cinch World’s Toughest Rodeo storms the LVJM COLISEUM March 20 – 21, 2020.  It’s a MUST GO SHOW featuring rodeo entertainment like you have never seen before.  Fans can expect the absolute best of the best in cowboy and animal athletes competing to be the “TOUGHEST in the WORLD”, […]

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DALLAS, Oct. 23, 2019 – Today, four High Point University students spent the day shadowing Cynt Marshall, Dallas Mavericks CEO and HPU’s Sports Executive in Residence, as part of an externship during the Mavericks home season opener against the Washington Wizards at the American Airlines Center in Dallas. TOP PHOTO High Point University students (left […]

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(Winston-Salem, N.C. – Oct. 22, 2019) – It’s a whole new ballgame for artist, filmmaker and Wake Forest associate professor Joel Tauber who will undertake a 40-day pilgrimage along the U.S.-Mexico border to build community through baseball. “Growing up, I went to Fenway Park to watch baseball. I dreamed of playing professionally. Baseball, for me, stands for […]

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GREENSBORO, NC (October 21, 2019) – Greensboro Parks and Recreation will celebrate the unveiling of its new, professionally designed Keeley Park disc golf course with the Fall Back Classic, a fun and casual disc golf tournament, from 9 am to 2 pm, Sat., Nov. 2 at 4100 Keeley Rd., McLeansville. The course will be officially […]

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GREENSBORO, N.C. – Clemson University Football and two-time National Championship coach Dabo Swinney will speak at the 2020 Fred Barakat Sports Dinner presented by the Carroll Companies benefitting the Matt Brown Learn-to-Swim Endowment, the Greensboro Sports Council announced today.  Founded in 2008, The Fred Barakat Sports Dinner was renamed in 2011 in memory of the […]

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GREENSBORO, N.C. – PBR (Professional Bull Riders) fans are going to remember the sport’s 2019 late-season visit to Greensboro for a long time.  2017 PBR World Champion Lockwood breaks Heartbreak Kid’s 38-out buckoff streak with high-marked ride of season to finish second, inching within 321.66 points of world No. 1 Jose Vitor Leme With just […]

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Oct. 10, 2019) – USA Baseball announced on Thursday that Dash alums Tyler Johnson and Andrew Vaughn have been named to their roster for the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Premier12™, a tournament that is the first opportunity for Team USA to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Johnson, who was drafted […]

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GREENSBORO, NC (September 25, 2019) – The Greensboro Arm Wrestling League presents GRAWL Brawl XII: Country Queen, at 7 p.m., Oct. 12, at Gibb’s Hundred Brewing, 502 State St., Greensboro. This event will benefit the nonprofit She ROCKS (Research Ovarian Cancer Knowledge Support) the Triad, in its efforts to fight ovarian cancer. Admission is $7 […]