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Racing

Xfinity: A. Dillon wins Hisense 300

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Austin Dillon passed Denny Hamlin with 15 laps left and won the Xfinity Series race Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Saturday, May 23, 2015 8:38 pm

Racing

NASCAR: Drivers discuss emergency care protocol

CONCORD — There is an inherent danger in strapping into a seat and volunteering to drive around a race track at speeds well at speeds ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Saturday, May 23, 2015 8:37 pm

Racing

NASCAR: Roush a force in Xfinity Series

CONCORD — Life in the Xfinity Series program for Roush Fenway Racing is good as the team gets ready for Saturday’s Hisense 300 at Charlotte ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Saturday, May 23, 2015 12:00 am

College

Catawba baseball: Doing it for Hunter

It was with a heavy heart and the memory of a life lost far too early that Sean Grant took the mound for Catawba in ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Saturday, May 23, 2015 12:00 am

Racing

NASCAR: Harvick, Johnson showing dominance on 1.5-mile tracks

CONCORD — The unquestioned owners of the mile-and-a-half tracks on NASCAR’s top series are Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick. Dating back to the fall 2014 ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Friday, May 22, 2015 1:02 am

Sports

Golf: Kisner staying on the grind

After walking off course Sunday at Quail Hollow Club, there is only one place Kevin Kisner wanted to go. “A night at home is going ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Wednesday, May 20, 2015 8:35 pm

Sports

Wells Fargo Championship: McIlroy confident and in control

CHARLOTTE — It wasn’t so much a final round as it was a victory lap on Sunday for Rory McIlroy. He cruised around the 7,500-yard ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Sunday, May 17, 2015 8:30 pm

Sports

Wells Fargo: Thomas one to watch

CHARLOTTE — Saturday got off to an impressive start. Justin Thomas, a PGA Tour rookie, put on a show starting at the fourth hole with ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Sunday, May 17, 2015 12:34 am

Sports

Wells Fargo golf: Volunteering for the love of the game

CHARLOTTE — The office for Scott Luther on Thursday and Friday had the most spectacular view in all of the Queen City. Luther’s domain was ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Saturday, May 16, 2015 3:48 pm

College

College baseball: Catawba makes it to semis

THOMASVILLE — The recipe for No. 1 Catawba’s 9-2 win Friday over No. 4 Georgia College, which as eliminated form the tournament, was a simple ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Saturday, May 16, 2015 1:56 am

Racing

NASCAR: Bowyer, Biffle, Patrick claim All-Star points

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Greg Biffle and Clint Bowyer raced their way into the $1 million NASCAR Sprint All-Star event, and Danica Patrick won the ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Saturday, May 16, 2015 1:34 am

High School

Prep girls soccer: Bullock nets game winner, Hornets upset Lions

SHELBY — Katie Bullock came up big for the second game in a row. Bullock scored the game winner with 9.3 seconds left in regulation ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Friday, May 15, 2015 10:22 pm

Sports

Wells Fargo Championship: Streb had the putter working

CHARLOTTE — When it comes to putting, Robert Streb finds himself in the middle of the pack. He ranks 79th out of more than 200 ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Friday, May 15, 2015 12:48 am

Sports

Championship notebook: Holmes finds himself in similar spot

Notes from Quail Hollow… CHARLOTTE — J.B. Holmes has been in this position before at Quail Hollow. Holmes, the defending champion opened the tournament with ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Friday, May 15, 2015 12:47 am

Sports

NASCAR: Darlington back where it belongs, Labor Day

Around the Track… COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Darlington Raceway president Chip Wile acknowledged that he gets antsy at times watching tracks host two, three or ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Thursday, May 14, 2015 9:27 pm

High School

Wells Fargo golf: Going for it

Davis Richards had to make a choice over the weekend. At the 3A Midwest regional tournament May 4, he secured his third straight trip to ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Thursday, May 14, 2015 12:57 am

Sports

Wells Fargo notebook: More fire from the young guns

Wells Fargo Championship notebook… CHARLOTTE — The PGA Tour is looking more like youth gone wild this season. A younger crowd is making its presence ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Thursday, May 14, 2015 12:56 am

High School

Girls soccer: Salisbury blanks R-S Central

SALISBURY — It took a while, but Salisbury eventually got it going against R-S Central in the first round of the 2A girls soccer playoffs. ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Tuesday, May 12, 2015 10:49 pm

High School

East Rowan golf team has shot to get that ring

By Adam Houston adam.houston@salisburypost.com East Rowan is right where it wants to be going into the final day of the 3A boys golf state tournament ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Monday, May 11, 2015 10:09 pm

Sports

Prep sports: Preliminary playoff brackets released

The N.C. High School Athletic Association released its preliminary playoff brackets for baseball, softball and girls soccer. The first-round matchups could change later Monday. West ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Monday, May 11, 2015 12:31 pm

Sports

Column: Like mother, like son

There is no denying I am my father’s son. We have the same build, the same dark hair, the same brown eyes, the same disposition, ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Saturday, May 9, 2015 10:00 pm

Sports

Bonilla: Mayweather-Pacquiao 2, if it happens, worth the wait

Floyd Mayweather defeated Manny Pacquiao on Saturday by unanimous decision. Although a unanimous decision is not what many boxing fans expected or necessarily wanted. The ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Friday, May 8, 2015 11:30 pm

High School

Prep athletics: Hitchens heading to Limestone; Jeffries, Harrison going west

SPENCER — Jaleel Hitchens will continue to hit the mats. The North Rowan senior signed with Limestone College and will wrestle for the Saints starting ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Thursday, May 7, 2015 7:53 pm

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Prep boys golf: State tournament next for Mustangs

KANNAPOLIS — East Rowan’s quest for a ring continues. The Mustangs tied with Waxhaw Cuthbertson on Monday at the Club at Irish Creek, in the ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Monday, May 4, 2015 6:47 pm

High School

Prep athletics: Just the beginning

The system of care for high school athletics is in the beginning stages of what is aimed at being a major overhaul. A month ago, ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Sunday, May 3, 2015 1:28 am

Sports

Column: For the love of the box score

When baseball season started, I didn’t give much thought to the inclusion of baseball box scores on the Post’s sports pages. It’s not that I ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Sunday, May 3, 2015 1:26 am

Sports

Intimidators: Kannapolis squeaks past Drive

KANNAPOLIS — A rally was needed for the Intimidators to overcome the Greenville Drive on Wednesday at CMC NorthEast Stadium. Two runs in the bottom ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Thursday, April 30, 2015 10:31 pm

High School

Prep football: North wants quick turn around

SPENCER — With the coaching carousel in full swing earlier this week, the only seat left open in Rowan County needing to be filled is ... Read more

by Adam Houston, Wednesday, April 29, 2015 11:35 pm

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