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Dave Shaw, Author at Salisbury Post

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

College

Broncos stop Livingstone’s four-game winning streak

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — It’s been a while since opportunity knocked this hard on surging Livingstone’s front door. The Blue Bears’ answer Wednesday ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Wednesday, February 5, 2020 11:05 pm

College

JCSU spoils party, topping the Blue Bears, 77-72

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Leave it to rival J.C. Smith to crash the party at New Trent Gym. With a rambunctious Saturday afternoon ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, January 18, 2020 11:07 pm

High School

All-Rowan County football: Defensive Player of the Year

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The message was clear from the start: if you can’t stand the heat, stay out of Jabril Norman’s kitchen. ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Thursday, January 16, 2020 11:06 pm

High School

Dale’s/Moir Christmas Classic: A.L. Brown boys win championship

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Go ahead and mark this one in indelible ink. A.L. Brown’s first championship in the Dale’s/Sam Moir Christmas Classic ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Sunday, December 29, 2019 12:00 am

High School

Dale’s/Moir Christmas Classic: Carson girls advance to another final

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — With each passing victory, we learn more about the Carson girls basketball team. Here’s what we learned in Friday’s ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, December 28, 2019 12:04 am

High School

Dale’s/Moir Christmas Classic: Salisbury boys cruise in semifinal

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Add East Rowan to the list of opponents who’ve discovered just how dangerous the Salisbury boys basketball team can ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Friday, December 27, 2019 11:55 pm

High School

Dale’s/Sam Moir Christmas Classic: Carson girls win in rout

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — It didn’t take Carson’s girls basketball team long to make itself comfortable at Goodman Gym on Thursday. The Cougars ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Thursday, December 26, 2019 11:40 pm

High School

Dale’s/Sam Moir Christmas Classic: Salisbury boys pound West Rowan

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — After falling to Davie County in last year’s Dale’s/Sam Moir Christmas Classic final, the Salisbury boys basketball team has ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Thursday, December 26, 2019 11:35 pm

High School

West Rowan wrestlers take another county championship

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com LANDIS — Anyone who thinks this is the most wonderful time of the year must have been pulling for West Rowan’s ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, December 21, 2019 11:45 pm

High School

Rowan County wrestling results

Rowan County Wrestling Championships at South Rowan Team Scores: West Rowan 192, Salisbury 179, East Rowan 177, South Rowan 85.5, Carson 61. CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS 106 ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, December 21, 2019 8:48 pm

High School

Column: Salisbury’s football team ‘just didn’t play well’

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com WINSTON-SALEM — We didn’t necessarily expect the state championship from Salisbury’s football team on Saturday, but we received even less. The over-achieving Hornets ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, December 14, 2019 11:45 pm

College

Livingstone ‘stays course,’ defeats Lincoln, 67-63

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — It looks like the Livingstone men’s basketball team isn’t going away. Even on a night when the Blue Bears ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, December 7, 2019 11:55 pm

High School

Salisbury stops Randleman, advances to state championship game

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com RANDLEMAN — It was far-fetched pipe dream back in the dog days of August, but it’s a mid-December reality — Salisbury’s ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, December 7, 2019 2:16 am

High School

Boxscore: Salisbury 14, Randleman 7

Hornets 14, Tigers 7 Salisbury           0     7     0     7 — 14 Randleman       0     7    ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, December 7, 2019 1:12 am

College

College Basketball: Livingstone men are ready for a big season

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The new season arrives stamped with an expiration date for Livingstone’s men’s basketball team. There’s a sense of urgency hovering at ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Wednesday, November 20, 2019 11:46 pm

High School

Salisbury rolls over South Rowan in regular season finale

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — It almost didn’t look fair. The last intra-county matchup of the regular season quickly became a mismatch Friday night ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, November 9, 2019 1:05 am

High School

Boxscore: Salisbury 55, South Rowan 7

Hornets 55, Raiders 7 South Rowan          0       0      0     7 — 7 Salisbury        ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, November 9, 2019 12:05 am

High School

Salisbury soccer opens 2A playoffs with win over Grizzlies

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury’s boys soccer team has bought its ticket and is taking the ride. The Hornets launched their quest for ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Wednesday, November 6, 2019 11:52 pm

College

Broncos send Livingstone to fifth straight loss, 32-0

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Livingstone’s down-the-tubes tour continued Saturday afternoon at Alumni Stadium. Like a hit sitcom that eventually falters, the spark has ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, November 2, 2019 11:33 pm

High School

Surging West Rowan plows through the mud — and Carson

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — West Rowan may be on the road to the 3A state playoffs, but it had to stop and ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, November 2, 2019 1:31 am

High School

Boxscore: West Rowan 26, Carson 7

Falcons 26, Cougars 7 West Rowan      3     3     13     7 — 26 Carson                ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, November 2, 2019 1:18 am

College

WSSU blanks Livingstone, 21-0

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — It appears Livingstone’s football team has completed its early-season presentation, stepped down from the podium and taken a seat ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, October 26, 2019 11:55 pm

College

Boxscore: Winston-Salem St. 21, Livingstone 0

Rams 21, Blue Bears 0 W-S State           7     0     7     7 — 21 Livingstone       0    ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, October 26, 2019 8:41 pm

High School

Salisbury crushes East Davidson in Thursday night game, 61-0

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Sometimes you just hit one out of the park. Salisbury’s football team converted a few more non-believers Thursday night ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Friday, October 25, 2019 12:04 am

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