• 68°

Area Sports Briefs: Parnell throws 20 pitches in spring debut

From staff reports

New York Mets reliever Bobby Parnell (East Rowan) threw 20 pitches on Saturday in his first game action since undergoing Tommy John surgery last year.  Parnell is expected to miss the first month of the regular season.

Local golf

Rick Wiles made a hole-in-one on the 160-yard No. 3 hole at McCanless  while playing  in the Men’s Association Sunday Shootout.

Wiles used an 8-iron for his second career ace.

Wiles’ partners were Derek Lipe, Daryl Lipe, Jeff Warren  and Brad Bebber.

Prep golf

Cannon School rallied and won the 36-hole North State High School Challenge at The Club at Irish Creek. Cannon shot 286-287 — 573 and won by one stroke over Pinecrest.

South Rowan was 12th at 631. East Rowan was 15th in 650. Concord was 16th at 659.

Pinecrest’s Joshua Martin was medalist with 66-69 — 135. Concord’s Walker Cress tied for third at 71-67 – 138. South Rowan’s Davis Richards shot 73-68 — 141 and tied for sixth. East Rowan’s Nick Lyerly shot 72-76 — 148 and tied for 17th.  Concord’s Stephen Carroll shot 75-74 — 149.

College golf

UNC Greensboro’s Roy Dixon (Salisbury)  finished 19th in the Linger Longer Invitational in Georgia by shooting 70-73-72 — 215.

  

College softball

Livingstone (7-6) went 1-2 on  Saturday in the CIAA Roundup in Raleigh.

The Blue Bears won 18-0 against Lincoln, lost 12-4 to Chowan and lost 11-4 to Bowie State.

• Pfeiffer’s Sydney Poole (East Rowan) pitched four shutout innings in a 10-0 win against Barton.

• Elon pitcher Chelsea  White (East Rowan) won in relief as the Phoenix beat College of Charleston 4-3.

White is 4-0.

Comments

Crime

Blotter: Two charged after call about package

Crime

Salisbury Police investigating two shootings

Crime

Chase involving Kernersville man ends in woods behind Carson High School

News Main

North Rowan girls end season with playoff loss to Murphy

Education

Rowan-Salisbury EC department plunges in place after raising $1,300 for Special Olympics

Nation/World

Tiger Woods injured in car crash, has surgery on legs

Local

Local stakeholders set goals, direction to tackle city’s housing issues

Education

RSS board talks future of Henderson Independent School

Coronavirus

One new COVID-19 death, 23 new positives reported Tuesday

Local

Concord to create fallen officer memorial featuring Rowan native Shuping

Crime

20-year-old man faces rape charges

Crime

Blotter: Man charged after shooting gun during argument

Local

UPDATE: Missing Salisbury man found

Education

RSS board votes to use upset bid process on Faith property

Local

Committee to soon accept artist applications for ‘Paint the Pavement’ project

BREAKING NEWS

RSS board votes to send elementary students to in-person classes four days per week

Coronavirus

County to administer nearly 1,700 vaccines this week

News

Political Notebook: Rep. Howard named ‘hospitality champion’ by North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association

Crime

Blotter: Gunshot fired into home on North Oakhurst Drive

Local

Teenager reported missing in Salisbury

Local

‘Everybody needs an Aunt Libby:’ Family celebrates 100th birthday of Rockwell doctor Elizabeth Lombard

Ask Us

Ask Us: Why is Rowan EMS no longer transporting some patients outside of county?

Crime

Blotter: Feb. 21

Nation/World

FAA orders United to inspect Boeing 777s after emergency