Dave Shaw, Author at Salisbury Post

High School

High school boys soccer: Coach Hopkins, Pulido led South resurgence

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com LANDIS —  Timothy Hopkins and Ozzy Pulido weren’t searching for a spotlight when the South Rowan boys’ soccer season began in ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Sunday, November 20, 2022 12:01 am

College

Catawba ends season with 10th straight loss

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — There wasn’t a whole lot of good in Catawba’s goodbye Saturday afternoon. In a game marred by 25 penalties ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, November 12, 2022 8:25 pm

High School

Hornets survive scare, advance to second round of state playoffs

SALISBURY — Salisbury’s sixth-seeded football team has reached the second round of the 2A state playoffs, but getting there wasn’t easy. The heavily favored Hornets ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Friday, November 4, 2022 11:19 pm

High School

High school football: Salisbury roughs up North behind Wells

By David Shaw For the Salisbury Post SPENCER  —  Salisbury threw out a big bowl of JyMikaah Wells and everyone clad in white-and-gold wanted some. ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Friday, October 28, 2022 11:47 pm

High School

South whips East in SPC soccer finale

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com LANDIS — Talk about finishing with a purpose. South Rowan’s playoff-bound boys soccer team looks to be next-in-line for takeoff after ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Thursday, October 27, 2022 12:01 am

High School

East Rowan claims 37-20 victory over South for first win of season

LANDIS — It’s never too late to make a good impression. That’s exactly what East Rowan’s football team did Friday night, when the Mustangs bumped ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Friday, October 21, 2022 11:38 pm

High School

Carson rolls past East 47-10

GRANITE QUARRY — Junior quarterback Michael Guiton passed for 266 yards and four touchdowns Friday night, helping Carson keeps its playoff hopes alive with a ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Friday, October 14, 2022 11:19 pm

High School

Salisbury romps over East Davidson 56-7

SALISBURY — Salisbury hopped into the driver’s seat Friday night when it blasted visiting East Davidson 56-7 for its seventh consecutive victory. The Hornets (7-1, ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Friday, October 7, 2022 11:21 pm

College

Catawba falls 50-17 to Tusculum, suffers third straight loss

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — An already difficult season grew more troublesome Saturday for the youthful Catawba football team. The Indians turned the ball ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Sunday, September 25, 2022 12:01 am

High School

High school football: Salisbury plunders South, 41-0, for 3rd straight win

  By David Shaw LANDIS — Salisbury’s supporting cast was asked to spend another night in the spotlight. Last week it was Jamal Rule, who ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, September 10, 2022 5:01 am

High School

Salisbury cruises past South Rowan 41-0

LANDIS — Salisbury’s football team will head into its Central Carolina Conference schedule with a full head of steam. The Hornets (3-1) recorded their third ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Friday, September 9, 2022 11:29 pm

News

Wells injured in Salisbury’s 35-7 win at East Rowan

By David Shaw GRANITE QUARRY — Salisbury’s football team lost star running back JyMikaah Wells on the third play from scrimmage Friday night, but that’s ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Sunday, September 4, 2022 12:00 am

High School

High school football: Hornets claim 35-7 victory over East Rowan

By David Shaw GRANITE QUARRY — Salisbury’s football team lost star running back JyMikaah Wells on the third play from scrimmage Friday night, but that’s ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Friday, September 2, 2022 11:49 pm

High School

High school football: North Rowan routs South 57-0

LANDIS — It appears North Rowan’s season-opening presentation wasn’t a tease. Eight days after trouncing host East Rowan the Cavs had their way with South ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, August 27, 2022 12:46 pm

High School

Update: North Rowan forces eight East Rowan turnovers in 34-14 romp as season opens

GRANITE QUARRY — Whether they see the glass as half-empty or half-full, Nygel Pearson and the North Rowan football team are thirsty for more. The ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Thursday, August 18, 2022 11:21 pm

High School

Pitcher of the year: East Rowan’s Padgett taking thinking man’s approach, talents to UNC

By David Shaw For the Salisbury Post GRANITE QUARRY — There is no formula to quantify what Cameron Padgett meant to the East Rowan baseball ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Sunday, June 19, 2022 12:01 am

High School

A chance to prove herself: Webb tops all-county soccer team, looks forward to opportunity at next level

By David Shaw For the Salisbury Post SALISBURY — As long as there’s a tomorrow, today is a starting point. That’s the mindset forward Sutton ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Sunday, June 5, 2022 12:01 am

News Main

Salisbury girls advance with 6-1, first-round victory

By David Shaw SALISBURY — The first one went down easy. Salisbury’s 12th-seeded girls soccer team began climbing the 2A-West leader board Monday night when ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Monday, May 16, 2022 11:55 pm

High School

It’s all coming together: Raiders playing their best baseball at just the right time

By David Shaw LANDIS —   Confidence and chemistry. The words kept noodling around Thad Chrismon’s head Thursday night as his South Rowan baseball team tied ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, May 7, 2022 12:01 am

High School

High school baseball: South tops West 6-3 to claim share of SPC crown

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com LANDIS — The future can’t happen soon enough for South Rowan’s zoned-in baseball team. Like the kid in the back seat ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Friday, April 29, 2022 11:59 pm

High School

High school baseball: East, Dyer hold off West, 7-4

By David Shaw For the Salisbury Post MOUNT ULLA — How did East Rowan’s baseball team spell R-E-L-I-E-F Friday night? Try D-Y-E-R. It was sophomore ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, April 23, 2022 12:01 am

High School

South rallies in seventh for 5-3 victory over East

By David Shaw GRANITE QUARRY — South Rowan came to Staton Field for one reason and one reason only Friday night — to win a ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, April 9, 2022 12:01 am

High School

Salisbury, West Davidson play scoreless tie

By David Shaw SALISBURY — It was a clash of CCC titans that could have gone either way Thursday night at Ludwig Stadium. Instead, it ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Thursday, April 7, 2022 11:03 pm

High School

Mako, East Rowan keep on rolling with 5-0 victory over Carson

By David Shaw CHINA GROVE — It was wonderful watching East Rowan’s Chance Mako pitch Friday night. Unless, of course, he was pitching to you. ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, April 2, 2022 12:02 am

High School

East Rowan claims 9th straight victory with 6-0 romp over Central Cabarrus

By David Shaw GRANITE QUARRY — East Rowan’s sixth-ranked baseball team kept its foot on the gas pedal Friday night. The unbeaten Mustangs rode Chance ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, March 26, 2022 12:03 am

High School

‘So much to be proud of’ — Salisbury girls knock off Farmville Central for state championship

By David Shaw CHAPEL HILL — The season’s last six-column headline belongs to the Salisbury girls basketball team. The post-season math is done — and ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Sunday, March 13, 2022 12:04 am

High School

David Shaw: Hornets persevere beyond expectation

GREENSBORO — Save the last dance for this never-say-never Salisbury girls basketball team. If nothing else, the 27-1 Hornets deserve a berth next weekend’s 2A ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Sunday, March 6, 2022 12:01 am

High School

North Rowan girls eliminated from tourney by Bishop McGuinness

By David Shaw SPENCER — North Rowan and its Seven-Strong girls basketball team have run out of tomorrows. The Lady Cavaliers excused themselves from the ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, February 26, 2022 5:20 pm

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