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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

College

Catawba tops Newberry in SAC Tournament first round

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — We haven’t heard Marcell Haskett’s name in a while, but it appears he shouldn’t be forgotten. The Catawba senior ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Wednesday, March 4, 2020 11:53 pm

High School

North Rowan boys fall to W-S Prep, ending season

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com WINSTON-SALEM —After racing through its boys basketball season, North Rowan was handed its walking papers Saturday night. The Cavaliers were overmatched ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, February 29, 2020 11:38 pm

High School

Josh Hall, Moravian Prep blitz North Rowan, 79-29

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SPENCER — So that’s what all the fuss was about. The state’s third-ranked team, Moravian Prep, brought its traveling circus to ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, February 8, 2020 11:59 pm

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