• 59°

Area Sports Briefs

From staff reports
Chris Myers said he scheduled a road trip to No. 2-ranked Brevard so his defending state 2A tennis champs could see some of the best teams in the West.
Brevard may be good, but it still wasnít in Salisburyís class as the Hornets won 8-1 on Friday.
Singles winners were Katelyn Storey, Erika Nelson, Madeline Hoskins, Sallie Kate Meyerhoeffer and Alexandra Drye.
Winning in doubles were the teams of Nelson-Joy Loeblein, Hoskins-Storey and Carolina Graham-Savannah Ware.
Salisbury continues its western swing by playing today at Asheville, another of the top teams in the West.
n Pro baseball
The Hagerstown Suns rallied for five runs off the Kannapolis Intimidatorsí bullpen, defeating Kannapolis 6-1 on Friday at Fieldcrest Cannon Stadium.
The Intimidators lead in the Northern Division second-half standings is back down to one game ahead of the Suns with two games left in this series and three weeks left in the regular season.
The loss marred a strong start by Kannapolisí Matt Heidenreich, who allowed one unearned run over seven innings.
Kannapolis scored in the first inning when Carlos Sanchez doubled to left field. Then, with two outs, Dan Black dropped a base hit into shallow left field to bring home Sanchez.
n Kyle Seager (NW Cabarrus) hit his first homer in the majors on Friday, connecting for Seattle against Tampa Bayís Wade Davis.

Comments

Comments closed.

Education

UNCC chancellor talks about strengthening partnerships in Rowan County

Local

City adopts 2021-22 budget, discusses third quarter financial report from current fiscal year

Landis

Landis, Kannapolis discuss extraterritorial boundary change as 1,000-home subdivision planned

News

Bill retires many NC coal-fired plants, boosts renewables

High School

High school baseball: East escapes with eighth-inning homer; South also wins in first round

Elections

Board of Elections moves forward with purchase of new voting equipment, software

Sports

‘New energy’ coming from QB Darnold

News

Museum loses contract over event deemed racially insensitive

News

NC tax revenue soars, $6.5B windfall predicted by mid-2023

News

Police: Grandmother of man who shot at officers found dead

Crime

Blotter: Gold Hill man charged with statutory rape

Crime

Man charged with killing 28-year-old found dead in crashed car

Crime

68-year-old woman identified as Jackson Street murder victim

Crime

Man arrested in Jacksonville for Salisbury murder

Local

Rowan-Salisbury Schools finalizes normal, five-day schedule for fall

Local

Council to vote on budget, consider permit for child care center near downtown

Landis

Landis adopts budget with reduction in residential electric rates, no tax increases

Local

Political Notebook: Budd campaign touts boost in voter support after Trump endorsement

Local

Seventh Dragon Boat Festival scheduled July 24

News

NC rights groups say GOP bills impede voting access

Local

Sgt. Shane Karriker’s funeral procession travels through downtown Salisbury

Crime

Blotter: June 14

Ask Us

Ask Us: When will front entrance to courthouse reopen?

Coronavirus

As COVID-19 cases wane, vaccine-lagging areas still at risk