Spring has sprung for Rowan sports

Published 12:00 am Monday, March 28, 2011

Staff report
The state championship basketball plaques have been put away. The weather is warming up.
And so are spring sports in Rowan County.
Tonight at East Rowan, the Mustangs’ soccer team welcomes West Rowan in a Relay for Life game. West will wear pink; East will be in purple.
Salisbury tennis will travel to Lexington for its annual CCC battle of titans.
Tuesday is always a big baseball night. North Rowan finally comes home after a week of traveling the country in the long-distance YVC. East is at South and West Rowan is home to North Iredell.
East softball is its usual dominating self and will play host to South at 4:15.
On Wednesday, Salisbury’s soccer team is at home, while East and Carson hook up in tennis in China Grove.
On Thursday, if you want to travel to West Iredell, you can get your fill of track and see one of the state’s top shot put experts in Sam Sherman of East. The Mustangs are winning everything in sight and will host the county meet on April 12.
On Friday, there’s plenty of baseball in the area. East Rowan, Salisbury and West (which plays South) are all at home.
Catawba baseball is also at home against Lenior-Rhyne at 6. The two teams play a doubleheader on Saturday.