Author Archives: rgoetze

Passing of Coach Frank Jacobs, Jr.

Coach Frank Jacobs, Jr homegoing service will be this Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 12 noon. Visitation an hour before. First Calvary Baptist Church, 1311 Morehead Ave. Durham NC 27707. You were a coach that turned boys into outstanding athletes. … Continue reading

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Pat James, MLK Activist Award for 2019

Ms Pat James, President of the Long Ball RBI program is awarded the MLK Activist Award for her dedication to inner city youths in Durham and surrounding cities for the past ten years. She has impacted over 2000 youths and … Continue reading

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National Mentoring Month Recognition for Long Ball

The Durham City Council meeting held on January 7, 2019 recognized our president, Pat James, and Long Ball RBI for mentoring Durham area youth. This was part of the National Mentoring Month Recognition activity at the council meeting. Here are some … Continue reading

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100 Men in Black Scholarship Christmas Concert, 12/8/18

Tickets here.

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Duke Blue Devil of the Week – Pat James

Link to the story here.

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Pat James nominated for Rare Life Honor, please vote here

Please vote for Ms Pat. Here’s a link to her winning story. Just click the button on the linked page to vote. Pat’s story This is from the Eagle Rare site: Each story is submitted into one of six categories: … Continue reading

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2018 Long Ball End-of-Season Banquet

This gallery contains 25 photos.

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AW NC 2018 Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to our 2018 AW NC scholarship winners. Many thanks to our sponsor AW North Carolina.

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Duke Head Coach Chris Pollard gets a trophy from Long Ball RBI

Pat James – “Me giving Duke head coach Chris Pollard a trophy from Long Ball RBI to show our appreciation for their partnership over the years! Duke also made it to the finals for the first time since 1961 wow! … Continue reading

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2018 – Play Ball!

Opening games scores: Knights vs Thunder – Knights won 7/6 Storm vs Scrappers – Storm won 6/2 For all scores and standings go to here.

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