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Glenn's Meredith Looks To The Future

The future looks very bright for Kier Meredith. The Glenn High senior, is busy finishing up his prep career with the Bobcats baseball team. He is currently ranked among the top five in

the Piedmont Triad 4-A Conference in six categories – batting (.443), slugging percentage (.714), runs (24), stolen bases (19), fielding percentage (.982), homers (2) and on-base percentage (.560). However, he’s keeping an eye on the upcoming Major League Baseball Draft which will be held June 12-14. Meredith, a speedy 5-10, 177-pound outfielder, is expected to be selected in the first three rounds of the draft. Meredith’s career at Glenn could end any day now. The Bobcats begin play in the Piedmont Triad 4-A tournament tonight. A loss would mean the end for Meredith and the Bobcats. ....More...

       

 
 

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BLEVINS SET TO STEP DOWN FROM HANES HOSIERY

 

Things won’t be the same at Hanes Hosiery Recreation Center after May 31.  That’s the date Art Blevins, a fixture in Winston-Salem Recreation sports, will officially retire from his position as Supervisor. Blevins has been an employees of the City of Winston-Salem for nearly 40 years and has coached and directed the lives of thousands of youth. Interestingly enough, Blevins’ life and mine are intertwined. We first met at the Red Shield Boys Club more than 50 years ago. We became close friends when the two of us were uprooted from our neighborhood schools of Anderson Jr. and Hill Jr. High during the first-year of forced busing in the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School system. .....More...

       

 

From The Editor

Sam Davis - Publisher and Founder
 

Forsyth County has a diverse and rich history of sports. Athletes from this county have filled the hearts of local fans with joy over the years. From Pop Warner football, to little league baseball to YBA and AAU Basketball, sports have played an active role in the lives of most youth growing up in this area.

 High School teams in this area also have much to cheer about. Local teams have represented the county well in conference, regional and state competitions. Not hardly a season goes by without local teams playing for and winning state championships in state competition.

 College teams in this area are also widely recognized for their outstanding athletic competition. Winston-Salem State, Wake Forest and Salem College have all done their part to help bring recognition to this area.

 There are a host of other organizations throughout Forsyth County who have had an impact in local sports, including minor league baseball and semi-pro football teams. Triad Sports Weekly strives to tell the story of the athletes, teams and organizations that help foster a healthy sports environment. We strive to capsulize the sporting activities in Triad Sports Weekly and publish it on a weekly basis. If you can’t pick up a copy, you can go online and read about the accomplishments of local athletes, teams and organizations.