Area Sports Briefs: Intimidators close out home schedule tonight
From staff reports
The Kannapolis Intimidators were rained out on Monday and wrap up the home portion of their season tonight with a doubleheader against Greensboro that will begin at 5:05 p.m. at Fieldcrest Cannon Stadium.
It’s Fan Appreciation Night along with a Two-For-Tuesday.
For tickets, call 704-932-FANS or order online to intimidatorsbaseball.com.
Kannapolis (33-27), which has won three straight, finishes the season with five road games at West Virginia.
– Labor Day golf
A pair of playoffs set to decide flights in the Labor Day Four-Ball Golf Tournament were rained out Monday at the Country Club of Salisbury.
Seven two-man teams were set to seek four positions in the championship flight.
The teams are Ronnie Eidson-Curtis Kyles, Gene Mothershead-Aaron Mothershead, Christopher McCoy-Chris Sifford, Jackman Griffin-Gerald Staton, David Holshouser-Jeff Holshouser, Derek Lipe-Andrew Morgan, Ryan Stout-Garrett Gardner and Josh Honeycutt-Steve Honeycutt.
Five teams will be playing for a spot in the tourney field. They are Justin Peterson-Clay Everson, Eric Lipscomb-Nick Goodman, Lenny Wright-Lanny Whitaker, Robert Sec-Russell Cannito and Doug Sokolowski-Mark Sokolowski.
Tourney officials said the playoffs are scheduled today at 5 p. m.
– Thomas gets ace
Gene Thomas made a hole-in-one at McCanless on Monday.
Thomas made his first ace with a 7-wood on the 135-yard No. 3 hole.
Thomas was playing with his brother, Leon Thomas, and Larry Yoder.
– McCanless Couples
The McCanless Couples played their weekly nine-hole match on Sunday, Aug. 24 with 18 golfers participating.
The format was Captain’s Choice.
The team of Andy and Karla Swanson and Cliff and Eileen Full shot 30 for first place.
Gene and Mary Seaford and Andy and Dolly Canup shot 31 for second. Third place went to the team of Matt and Liz Murphy and Tim and Stephanie Scruggs with a 32.
Matt Murphy made the longest putt on No. 15.
– GARS event
Seventy-two GARS members played at Crescent on Monday.
Low ‘A’ flight player was Frank Masingo with a net of 66.02. Low ‘B’ flight player was Ed Lockhart with a net of 66.23. Low ‘C’ player was Ralph Brown with a net of 65.55. Joe Robinson was low ‘D’ player with net of 65.03.
– East-SHS JV football at 6
The Salisbury-East Rowan jayvee football game on Thursday at East will have a starting time of 6 p.m.
– Ward wins; Sherrill saves
Zach Ward (A.L. Brown) was the winning pitcher in relief for New Britian in a 6-5 decision against Portland on Monday.
Ward (5-6, 3.87 ERA) pitched two innings and allowed an unearned run.
* Garrett Sherrill (A.L. Brown) earned his third save by pitching the ninth inning of Helena’s 2-0 victory against Great Falls on Monday.
– SHS soccer
Salisbury’s soccer match with East Lincoln was rained out on Monday and rescheduled for Sept. 18.
The Hornets play host to Carson on Thursday.
– West golf fundraiser
West Rowan’s golf team is holding a fundraiser at Carolina Golf Mart on Sunday, Sept. 14 from 1-4 p.m.
Each team member (boys and girls) will ask for sponsors based on the number of buckets of balls they can hit in three hours. You can sponsor by the bucket or just make a donation for the team members.
During the “Hit a Thon” we will have a special 30-minute period (2:30-3) during which you can “Hit the Coach!”
Coach Mary Ann Martinelli will be on the range picking up balls, so bring your clubs. Short buckets will be sold for $10 each during this 30-minute period.
Carolina Golf Mart is at 890 West Ritchie Road, Salisbury. Contact Martinelli at firstname.lastname@example.org or at Carolina Golf Mart 704-639-0011.
– Reporting prep scores
A Post sports department staffer (or staffers) is in the office until at least 1 a.m. Monday-Thursday to accept scores and individual highlights from soccer, volleyball, tennis, golf and cross country events that occurred that day.
Volleyball scores can be reported by calling 704-797-4259. Report tennis scores to 704-797-4256. Report soccer information to 704-797-4258.
The Post is attempting to keep CCC and NPC standings in all sports this school year, but that is only possible with the help of coaches.
The easiest option is to e-mail results and individual highlights to email@example.com. Faxed results can be sent to 704-639-0003.
Interest in jayvee football results is strong, and coaches from Rowan high schools, as well as A.L. Brown, Davie and Mooresville are urged to check in on Thursday nights.
Middle school results also are accepted by e-mail, phone or fax and should appear in the next day’s paper if they are reported the day of the event.
– Ledford wins title
Ledford nipped Southwestern Randolph for the championship of the Davidson County volleyball tournament held Saturday at West Davidson.
– Parks and Rec programs
Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department is offering Pee Wee Flag Football League for grades K-2; Youth Volleyball for grades 3-8; and a Youth Cross Country Running League for grades 3-8. Participants can register through Sept. 6 at Hall Gym. The cost for each program is $30 for city residents and $60 for non-residents.
Contact Tim Pittman at 704-638-5289.
– Parks and Rec runners
Salisbury Parks & Recreation Department’s Hall Gym is accepting registration for a Beginner’s Running Training Program.
The program is offered in partnership with the Salisbury Rowan Runners Club. Eight weekly sessions will be provided. The program will culminate with membership in the Salisbury Rowan Runners Club a club t-shirt and entry into a local 5K race. Sessions will begin on Sept. 9 from 6:30n7:30 p.m.
The program will run on Tuesdays through Oct.28 at City Park Center.
Registration fees are $35 per person and must be made payable to the Salisbury Rowan Runners Club. Registration can be completed at Hall Gym. Contact Steve Clark (firstname.lastname@example.org) at 704-638-5289.
– West baseball camp
West Rowan’s Labor Day Baseball Camp will be held Sept. 6 from 9-12 for ages 7-13. Hitting and defense will be the topics. The cost is $35.
Contact coach David Wright at 704-278-9233 to register for the camp or e-mail email@example.com.