• 75°

Area Sports Briefs

From staff reports
Salisbury’s home football game with Lexington was postponed by rain on Friday and will be played Monday at 7:30 p.m.
The Mount Tabor-Davie County game was postponed until Monday at 7 p.m.
n Prep tennis
The 2A Midwest Regional tennis tournament in Salisbury has been postponed until today and Monday due to rain.
Three rounds are scheduled for today, beginning at approximately 9:30 a.m. The finals will be played Monday at 4 p.m. Each of Salisbury’s top six qualified.
n Middle School football
China Grove’s eighth-graders won 24-6 against Erwin.
Josh Medlin had a 3-yard touchdown run, added a conversion run and scored on a conversion pass from Eric Tyler. Tyler scored on a 1-yard run and passed 60 yards to Connor Bridges for a touchdown. Bubba McLaughlin added a PAT run.
Medlin, Jacob Morrison, Bridges and Matt Broome led the Red Devils (4-1) on defense.
– China Grove’s seventh-graders won 38-26 against Erwin.
William Elliot had a 38-yard TD run, a 10-yard TD reception from Eric Goldston, a conversion run and a conversion pass.
David Comer scored on a 65-yard run and added a conversion run. Will Zentmeyer scored on a 3-yard run and a conversion pass from Goldston. Tyler Fuller closed the scoring with a 43-yard run.
Elliot, Comer (interception), Max Lear, and Jesse Tucker were standouts on defense for the Red Devils (2-3).
n West middle boosters
The West Rowan Middle School boosters club will meet Monday at 5:30 p.m. in Ms. Pless’ health room. Everyone (including non-members) is welcome to attend.
n Salisbury Academy
Salisbury Academy’s soccer team won 1-0 against Sacred Heart.
It was the first win for Salisbury Academy in the series.
Justin Ruffin scored the goal. Ian Lins and Alex Wimmer led the defense. Tyler Petty had the shutout in goal for the Jaguars (6-2-1), who finished second in the CCISAA and open the playoffs Thursday against Statesville Christian.
n Volleyball club
The Rowan Volleyball Club will have open gym for ages 10-14 on Sunday Oct. 26 from 2:30-4:30 and ages 15-18 from 4:00-6:00 at Carson. The cost is $5.
Rowan Volleyball Club (Salisbury/China Grove area) will have tryouts on Saturday, Nov. 1, from 9:30-11:30 and Saturday, Nov. 8, from 9-11 at Carson for the following age groups: 10-12s, 13s, 14s and 15s. We will begin try-outs for the 16s, 17s & 18s on Sunday, Nov. 2, from 2:30-4:30 and Saturday, Nov. 8,, from 10:30-12:30 at Carson. There will be a $10 try-out fee. All players need to come for both days of try-outs.
If for some reason you are unable to make one day but you are definitely interested in playing, please contact Tricia Hester at 704-213-0637 or hesterta@rss.k12.nc.us.
n Catawba athletics
The Catawba women’s cross country team finished second out of six teams at the Wingate Invitational Meet on Thursday afternoon.
Jacque Thompson led Catawba with a fifth-place finish in 21:22. The men did not score as a team.
Maleah Cole finished sixth, clocking in at 21:25.
Chris Haney led the men. He finished 10th in 17:30.

Comments

Comments closed.

Crime

Salisbury man arrested for robbery in Cleveland

Crime

Blotter: South Carolina man arrested after attempting to purchase dog with stolen credit card

Local

Carolyn Hurley remembered as giving person

News

Stay-at-home orders cut into commercial fishermen’s catch last year

News

Two bodies found after helicopter goes down off NC coast

Nation/World

Unlikely partners: Pelosi, Cheney team up for Jan. 6 probe

Crime

Uber driver charged with sexually assaulting customer near Knightdale

Nation/World

Trump inaugural committee chair to be released on $250 million bail

Local

A year after removal, ‘Fame’ Confederate monument relocated to new home

Local

Photo gallery: ‘Fame’ relocation complete

Local

‘Fame’ Confederate monument being moved to North Lee Street cemetery today

Business

Troyer’s Country Market closing because of staff shortages, deal to sell building

Local

Builders interested in Spencer-owned residential properties

Local

Local wildlife biologist wins state award for private land conservation efforts

Local

Quotes of the week

Local

Inaugural Paint the Pavement project postponed due to paint shortages

Coronavirus

Major NC hospitals to order staff to get vaccine

High School

High school sports oversight revamp clears another state panel

Elections

McCrory wants three GOP primary debates in Senate race

College

College coaches working to learn impact of endorsement deals on recruiting

Local

City council tables issue of allowing golf carts on public roads

College

Lenoir-Rhyne women’s basketball players say activism got them kicked off team

Crime

Blotter: Man robs East Innes Circle K at gunpoint

Crime

District Attorney clears deputies in shooting investigation from February chase