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College

Catawba’s 10th-ranked women’s soccer team falls in shootout

By David Shaw For the Salisbury Post SALISBURY  —  There’s no column in the standings for moral victories, but that’s all the Catawba women’s soccer ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, November 20, 2021 12:02 am

News Main

Strong Hornets defense shuts out Monroe

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The formula was simple — work hard, stick to the blue print and make key plays. Those attributes helped ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Tuesday, November 9, 2021 12:05 am

High School

North cruises past Bessemer City 62-0 in playoff opener

By David Shaw For the Salisbury Post SPENCER —  North Rowan’s football team was angry when it arrived at James Carr Eagle Stadium — and ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, November 6, 2021 12:01 am

High School

East holds off South for homecoming victory

By David Shaw For the Salisbury Post GRANITE QUARRY — Finally, some good news from the East Rowan corner. After seven weeks in the dark, ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, October 23, 2021 12:03 am

College

Shaw tops Livingstone 20-9

By Dave Shaw For the Salisbury Post SALISBURY — It got ugly at Alumni Stadium on Saturday. In the final game before a planned $2.8 ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Sunday, October 17, 2021 12:00 am

College

Blue Bears pick up first victory of season

By Dave Shaw For the Salisbury Post SALISBURY — For one festive Saturday afternoon, Livingstone’s football team skipped all the ugly growing pains and blossomed ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Sunday, October 10, 2021 12:00 am

High School

Spiders wrap up Carson 27-7

By David Shaw For the Salisbury Post CHINA GROVE — Carson’s football team remained outside the SPC swirl of excitement Friday night. With a chance ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, October 2, 2021 12:02 am

College

Livingstone suffers 49-0 loss to Bowie State

By David Shaw For the Salisbury Post SALISBURY — Go ahead and exhale, Livingstone football fans. Saturday’s 49-0 loss to Bowie State may have been ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Sunday, September 26, 2021 12:00 am

High School

West smashes South 55-16

By David Shaw For the Salisbury Post MOUNT ULLA — The only problem West Rowan had Friday night was too much of a good thing. ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, September 25, 2021 12:01 am

High School

West looking like a postseason contender in 49-14 rout of Carson

By David Shaw For the Salisbury Post CHINA GROVE — There’s no need to start printing playoff tickets, but the West Rowan football team is ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, September 18, 2021 12:00 am

High School

West Rowan holds off North, 42-35

By Dave Shaw For the Salisbury Post SPENCER — West Rowan didn’t earn many points for artistry Friday night, but it got the job done. ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, September 11, 2021 12:01 am

High School

Mooresville outscores West 21-13 in Nixon’s return

By David Shaw For the Salisbury Post MOUNT ULLA — Joe Nixon made a much-anticipated return to West Rowan on Friday. Too bad he brought ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, September 4, 2021 12:00 am

High School

North rallies past South in overtime thriller

By David Shaw For the Salisbury Post SPENCER — North Rowan had to duck a few punches in Friday’s season-opener against South Rowan but emerged ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Sunday, August 29, 2021 12:00 am

Local

East Rowan advances with 11-1 romp

By David Shaw GRANITE QUARRY — North Iredell made things easy for East Rowan’s baseball team in Tuesday’s NPC tournament semifinal. The top-seeded Mustangs benefited ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 12:00 am

High School

Carson outscores West Rowan, 5-0

By David Shaw CHINA GROVE — You probably don’t know much about sophomore Hayden Simmerson, but that’s about to change. He’s the tall, sturdy Carson ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Wednesday, June 2, 2021 12:00 am

High School

West picks up key baseball victory, 7-4 over East

By David Shaw For the Salisbury Post GRANITE QUARRY — Not so fast. That’s the message being delivered by West Rowan’s surging baseball team. Three ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, May 22, 2021 12:00 am

High School

Salisbury headed to state championship after knocking off North Davidson 24-21

By David Shaw For the Salisbury Post WELCOME — Oops, they did it again. For the second consecutive week, Salisbury’s football team played the nothing-to-lose ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Friday, April 30, 2021 11:51 pm

Sports

Salisbury girls fall to North Davidson

By David Shaw For the Salisbury Post SALISBURY — The truth hurts — and it was delivered loud-and-clear Monday night. Salisbury’s girls soccer team learned ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Tuesday, April 27, 2021 12:00 am

High School

North suffers tough season-ending loss to Polk County

By David Shaw For the Salisbury Post SPENCER — The final chapter has been written — and it’s not a happy ending for North Rowan’s ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, April 24, 2021 12:18 am

High School

North Rowan romps into second round of football playoffs

By David Shaw For the Salisbury Post SPENCER — North Rowan wasn’t April-fooling around Friday night. This pandemic-plagued season has thrown the Cavaliers a steady ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:00 am

High School

West falls to Statesville, finishes second in NPC

By David Shaw STATESVILLE — NPC champion Statesville put West Rowan’s football team in its place Thursday night — second place. The league title was ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Friday, April 9, 2021 12:00 am

High School

Statesville crushes East Rowan, 41-17

By David Shaw For the Salisbury Post GRANITE QUARRY — East Rowan’s one-and-only game in Granite Quarry this season was nothing to write home about. ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, April 3, 2021 12:00 am

High School

North Stanly tops North Rowan 15-0

By David Shaw For the Salisbury Post SPENCER — First place will have to wait for the 15th-ranked North Rowan football team. With a chance ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, March 27, 2021 12:00 am

High School

East Rowan notches first win in 43-40 victory over Carson

By David Shaw For the Salisbury Post KANNAPOLIS — East Rowan’s fruitless football season is fruitless no more. Winless in their first three games, the ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, March 20, 2021 11:25 pm

High School

High school football: Falcons hold off East

By David Shaw For the Salisbury Post MOUNT ULLA — After two weeks in the dark, West Rowan’s football team found the “ON” switch Friday ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Friday, March 12, 2021 11:47 pm

High School

Oak Grove tops Salisbury 20-13

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Games like this are supposed to answer questions, not raise them. Salisbury’s hard-to-digest 20-13 loss to visiting Oak Grove ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Friday, March 5, 2021 11:25 pm

High School

Carson rolls over South 41-0 as about 600 allowed in to see season opener for both

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com LANDIS — February football is far from ideal, but it agreed with Carson on Saturday. The Cougars finally launched this pandemic-delayed ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Sunday, February 28, 2021 12:00 am

High School

2A West girls final: Salisbury falls to Newton-Conover

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com HICKORY — The bell has tolled for Salisbury’s girls basketball team. A sweet season that extended through 29 victories and a ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Sunday, March 8, 2020 12:00 am

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