• 43°

High school softball: East tops West; South, Davie roll

East pitcher Haley Strange. Photo by Wayne Hinshaw, for the Salisbury Post.


From staff reports

MOUNT ULLA — Haley Strange and Mac Misenheimer hit home runs, as East Rowan won 2-0 at West Rowan in the season opener for both teams.

Strange homered in the first inning of the North Piedmont Conference game. Misenheimer connected in the third.

Strange did the work in the circle, striking out 10, walking five and allowing only one hit.

Strange was one pitch from a no-hitter. Allison Ennis tripled with two outs in the seventh, but Strange got a groundout to end the game.

Taylor Walton was outstanding in the circle for West, striking out 15 and walking two. The homers were the only hits she allowed.

South softball

CONCORD — South Rowan won 6-0 against Robinson on Tuesday in a non-conference softball game.

Avery Crowell pitched into the seventh inning for the Raiders,

Crowell struck out seven.

Zoie Miller had a triple and two RBIs to lead South’s offense.

Crowell, Miller, Bailey Yon and Clara Bean had two hits each.


Davie softball

KERNERSVILLE — Davie routed Glenn 19-1 in  Central Piedmont Conference softball on Tuesday.

Addison Hendrix and Kaylyn Nuckols did the pitching for Davie in the five-inning romp.

Sydney Dirks homered and went 3-for-3 with five RBIs.

London Dirks went 3-for-4 with a homer and six RBIs.




Bell Tower Green renamed to honor Stanbacks; Nancy Stanback receives key to city


Commissioners green light additional houses at Cherry Treesort in China Grove


A.L. Brown will hold in-person, outdoor graduation


Granite Quarry awards FEMA contract for Granite Lake Park


City to vote on apartment developments, final phases of Grants Creek Greenway project

High School

High school football: North receiver McArthur a rising star


Carl Blankenship: Pollen and prejudice make their return


Harris pitches $2.3T spending plan on trip to North Carolina


Murder case against ex-cop in Floyd’s death goes to the jury


Sheriff’s office: Man takes deputies on chase with stolen moped


Afternoon, evening COVID-19 vaccination clinic planned Thursday


Concord man charged with woman’s murder in drive-by shooting

Ask Us

Ask Us: Have city, county elected officials received COVID-19 vaccine?


City gives away nearly 100 trees during ‘We Dig Salisbury’ event


Political Notebook: Bitzer expects most ‘Trump-like’ candidate to be favorite in state’s Senate race


Blotter: Concord man arrested in Rowan for indecent liberties with children


Half of US adults have received at least one COVID-19 shot


Police: FedEx shooter legally bought guns used in shooting


Hester Ford, oldest living American, dies at 115 … or 116?


Size of pipeline spill again underestimated in North Carolina


Kannapolis Police searching for suspect who fled scene of homicide


RSS superintendent talks district’s future, strategic plan survey


Complaints and fines pile up against unpermitted landfill in southwest Rowan County


Catawba baseball: Crowd comes out to say goodbye to Newman Park