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Adam Houston, Author at Salisbury Post

Sports

Column: Nothing short of a blessing

Well, readers of Rowan County, I promise to keep this short and sweet. Friday was my final day at the Salisbury Post. An opportunity elsewhere ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Friday, July 31, 2015 10:31 pm

Legion baseball

Legion tournament: Myers leads the way to state title

SALISBURY — Riley Myers was hot and tired Tuesday. The sun was beating down on the players at Newman Park, and the heat was on in ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Tuesday, July 28, 2015 7:53 pm

Legion baseball

Legion tournament: Myers comes through in clutch, Rowan wins state title

SALISBURY — With the pressure on and Rowan County clinging to a 4-3 lead, Riley Myers struck out the side in the top of the ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Tuesday, July 28, 2015 5:05 pm

Legion baseball

Legion tournament: Rowan one win away from title

By Adam Houston adam.houston@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — It was the bottom of the sixth inning, and Rowan County was hanging on to a 4-3 lead over ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Tuesday, July 28, 2015 12:41 am

Legion baseball

Legion tournament: HiToms put it together, run rule Wilson

By Adam Houston adam.houston@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Dealing with the prospect of elimination from the state American Legion baseball tournament, High Point clicked in every way ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Sunday, July 26, 2015 8:38 pm

Legion baseball

Legion tournament: Helms, Sutton lead Wilson past Haywood

SALISBURY — Wilson Post 13 stayed alive in the American Legion state tournament thanks to solid pitching by Blake Helms and an outstanding day at ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Saturday, July 25, 2015 4:45 pm

Legion baseball

Legion Tournament: High Point takes down Garner

SALISBURY — High Point slammed the door on the Garner Nationals in the top of the eighth inning en route to a 15-7 win in ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Friday, July 24, 2015 8:17 pm

Sports

Nick Lyerly wins Horace Billings Rowan County Amateur Tournament

By Adam Houston adam.houston@salisburypost.com Eric Mulkey defeated Nick Lyerly in the final of the 2014 Horace Billings Rowan County Amateur Golf Tournament. When the two ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Sunday, July 19, 2015 10:01 pm

Sports

Youth baseball: East Rowan, China Grove 11Us bound for regional

It came down to a pair of teams from Rowan County in the battle for the Cal Ripken Baseball Western Division State Championship in the 11-and-under ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Thursday, July 16, 2015 10:42 pm

Legion baseball

Legion: Rowan closes out Randolph

By Megan Crotty From The Asheboro-Courier Tribune ASHEBORO — In baseball, there’s nothing like having a strong arm and a big inning in your corner. Wednesday ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Wednesday, July 15, 2015 11:47 pm

High School

Prep football: East vs. West rivalry heading to the airwaves

A new wrinkle has been inserted into the rivalry matchup Oct. 15 between East Rowan and West Rowan. When the Falcons and Mustangs meet that ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Monday, July 6, 2015 10:15 pm

High School

Athlete of the Year: Carson’s business man

SALISBURY — Brandon Sloop is about the work and the grind. He goes hard no matter the situation — weight room, practice or when the ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Saturday, July 4, 2015 10:49 pm

Sports

N.C. Junior Amateur: Massei claims state junior crown

SALISBURY — It took a moment for the celebration of Jack Massei’s win in the North Carolina Junior Boys Championship to start on the 16th ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Friday, June 26, 2015 5:58 pm

Uncategorized

N.C. Junior Amateur: Lyerly’s run ends in quarters

Nick Lyerly was the last junior golfer standing from Rowan County in the North Carolina Junior Amateur when play started Thursday morning at the Country ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Friday, June 26, 2015 12:01 am

High School

All-County Baseball: Graham’s impact was immediate

By Adam Houston adam.houston@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The foundation for West Rowan’s improvement from a 13-10 season to a 20-7 season was laid in August shortly ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Sunday, June 21, 2015 12:00 am

High School

All-County Girls Soccer: The leader her team needed

SALISBURY — Six starters were lost from Carson’s 2014 playoff team. Along with that, the Cougars’ 2015 roster featured 11 freshmen with five of them ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Friday, June 19, 2015 12:58 am

High School

All-County Girls Soccer: The Team

Carson’s Cassie Howard (front, center) is the Rowan County Girls Soccer Player of the Year. Second row (from left): Sarah Safrit (Carson) and Hannah Smith ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Thursday, June 18, 2015 10:30 pm

High School

All-County Boys Track and Field: The Team

All-County Boys Track and Field (based on Rowan County Championship) 100-meter dash: J.T. Sanders (West Rowan) 200-meter dash: J.T. Sanders (West Rowan) 400-meter dash: J.T. ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Wednesday, June 17, 2015 11:32 pm

High School

All-County girls track: Run Russell run

SALISBURY — The day of the 2A state track and field championship in Greensboro was a busy one for North Rowan’s Payton Russell. It also ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Tuesday, June 16, 2015 10:58 pm

High School

All-County Girls Track: The Team

All-County Track and Field 100-meter dash: Payton Russell (North Rowan) 200-meter dash: Payton Russell (North Rowan) 400-meter dash: Payton Russell (North Rowan) 800-meter dash: Josie ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Tuesday, June 16, 2015 10:55 pm

High School

All-County Boys Tennis: Wood completes long road back from injury

By Adam Houston adam.houston@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The season was about proving something for Carson’s Marshall Wood. The senior had to fight his way back from an ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Tuesday, June 16, 2015 12:30 am

High School

All-County Boys Golf: Lyerly’s year ‘pretty good’

By Adam Houston adam.houston@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — It was a banner year for the East Rowan boys golf team, and Nick Lyerly was the Mustangs’ standard bearer. ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Monday, June 15, 2015 12:00 am

Sports

Rotary Tennis: A grand slam atmosphere

By Elizabeth Tennent Special to the Post It’s not the French Open or Wimbledon but the recent Salisbury Rotary Tournament served up the atmosphere of ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Saturday, June 13, 2015 9:20 pm

Sports

NSSA: Take a walk through sports history, literature

It was Wednesday afternoon, and Dave Goren was hard at work ahead of this weekend’s National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association awards banquet weekend. The task ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Wednesday, June 3, 2015 10:59 pm

Sports

Column: Cam’s worth it

The Panthers did what any team with a franchise talent on their roster should do. They paid the player. On Tuesday, Carolina and Cam Newton ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Tuesday, June 2, 2015 10:53 pm

Sports

Another Top 10 finish but victory eludes Truex again

By Adam Houston adam.houston@salisburypost.com CONCORD — At 10:58 p.m. Sunday, Cole Pearn threw his head back and let out a long guttural sigh. It was another ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Monday, May 25, 2015 12:00 am

College

Area sports briefs: Crawdads put hurtin’ on Intimidators

From staff reports Already leading 3-2, Hickory put up a pair of runs in the top of the second inning Saturday on Kannapolis and never ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Sunday, May 24, 2015 12:24 am

Racing

NASCAR: Gordon focused on moment, not future

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Sentimentality can wait. Jeff Gordon is not ready to focus on life after racing as his farewell tour arrives at the ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Saturday, May 23, 2015 8:41 pm

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