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Area Sports Briefs: Former LC QB doing well

From staff reports

The Indoor Football League (IFL) has announced its All-IFL teams, with Iowa, Arizona and Sioux Falls leading the way with eight selections each.

Drew Powell, a four-year starter at quarterback for Livingstone (2012-15), is the first team QB, leading the Iowa Barnstormers to their first United Bowl in nine years. A dual threat QB, Powell led the IFL in rushing (945) and passed for 34 touchdowns.

Iowa will host Sioux Falls in the United Bowl championship on July 7.

Sports broadcasting

Mackie Gallagher (West Rowan) and  partner Gray Salter have been honored as the American Arena League  football broadcasting team of the year.

Gallagher is the play-by-play man for the Boone-based High Country Grizzlies, while Salter provides the color.

Legion baseball

Rowan County returns to action tonight at Newman Park at 7 p.m. against Mooresville in a division game.

Rowan (20-6, 6-2) is tied for first place in the Southern Division of Area III with Kannapolis.

Rowan’s final division game will be at Mooresville on Sunday. Kannapolis hosts Stanly tonight and goes to Mocksville on Sunday.

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Spencer Lanier had the tiebreaking hit in the ninth inning in Randolph’s 9-7 win against Eastern Randolph. Tristan Marsh had a triple and a homer for Post 45, which leads the Northern Division of Area III.

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Alec Hunter pitched High Point to a 4-2 win against Kernersville in a division game on Friday.

Junior Legion

Carson Junior Legion won against West Rowan, 8-2, on Friday.

Tyler Thompson’s pitching key the win.

Logan Rogers, Ryan Street, TJ Jones, Aaron Misenheimer Blane Roberts, Garrett Jacobs and Jake Harris had big nights at the plate.

Andrew Kennerly and Lane Adkins had two hits each for West.

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Carson won against Kannapolis (A.L. Brown) on Thursday, 9-0.

Carson hosts the Kannapolis (NW Cabarrus) squad tonight at 7 p.m.

Intimidators

Brewer Hicklen hit an RBI single in the top of the 11th inning to lead the Lexington Legends to a 1-0 win over Kannapolis on Friday.

CIAA

The CIAA named Taiqua Stewart (women) and Reggie Greenwood  (men) as coordinators of basketball officials in the league.

Stewart has officiated over 20 years, while Greenwood has been officiating and supervising 37 years.

Hurley YMCA

The J.F. Hurley YMCA is registering players for camps.

Basketball camp is July 9-13 from 9-11:30 a.m. Camp is for grades 2-8.

Cost is $60 for members and $80 for non-members.

Registration ends July 4.

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Volleyball camp is July 16-20 from 9-11:30 a.m. and is for girls in grades 4-8.

Cost is $60 for members and $80 for non-members.

Registration ends July 10.

    Register at J.F. Hurley YMCA or online at www.rowanymca.org. Contact Jesse Byrd at  704-636-0111 or Jbyrd@rowanymca.org.

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