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Dennis Davidson, Author at Salisbury Post

News

Spirit of Rowan: Rowan Little League builds a softball dynasty here

For the second time in five years, a Rowan County team in 2019 won the Little League Softball World Series. Rowan’s team, girls ages 11 ... Read more

by Dennis Davidson, Monday, March 30, 2020 12:00 am

College

Column: Sports at a standstill; missing the rites of spring

By Dennis Davidson dennis.davidson@salisburypost.com Right off the bat, pun intended, let me qualify: I realize the world has far greater problems than the shutdown of ... Read more

by Dennis Davidson, Thursday, March 19, 2020 11:00 pm

High School

Local high school sports are suspended until at least April 6

By Dennis Davidson dennis.davidson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — In addition to professional and collegiate athletics, concerns about the spread of the coronavirus has also impacted the local ... Read more

by Dennis Davidson, Friday, March 13, 2020 12:00 am

College

Roger Ray: Livingstone’s record-setter earns CIAA’s big honor

By Dennis Davidson dennis.davidson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The basketball season didn’t go all that well for the Livingstone men’s basketball team, but you could say that ... Read more

by Dennis Davidson, Thursday, March 12, 2020 10:52 pm

Sports

Chris Smith reportedly signing with Panthers

Staff report CHARLOTTE — He’s coming home. Former West Rowan football star Chris Smith will join the Carolina Panthers, according to a tweet from ESPN ... Read more

by Dennis Davidson, Wednesday, March 4, 2020 9:52 pm

College

Loss to W-S State at CIAA Tournament ends Livingstone’s season

Staff report CHARLOTTE — Jaylen Alston scored 17 points to lead Winston-Salem State past Livingstone, 71-52, here Thursday night in a quarterfinal game of the ... Read more

by Dennis Davidson, Friday, February 28, 2020 12:19 am

High School

Salisbury girls cruise to second-round win over Wilkes Central

By Dennis Davidson dennis.davidson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury’s girls basketball team features talented freshmen and sophomores, but senior point guard Anayia Fulson showed Thursday night that ... Read more

by Dennis Davidson, Thursday, February 27, 2020 11:44 pm

College

Livingstone holds off Bowie State in CIAA Tournament opener

Staff and CIAA report CHARLOTTE — CIAA Player of the Year Roger Ray tallied 22 points, nine assists and three steals as Livingstone edged Bowie ... Read more

by Dennis Davidson, Wednesday, February 26, 2020 10:45 pm

High School

Salisbury girls open 2A playoffs with romp over East Gaston

By Dennis Davidson dennis.davidson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Movin’ on. It certainly wasn’t Salisbury’s best game this season, but the No. 1-seed Hornets dispatched No. 32 East ... Read more

by Dennis Davidson, Tuesday, February 25, 2020 11:00 pm

College

Livingstone women falls at tournament, ending season

Staff & CIAA report CHARLOTTE — Virginia State defeated Livingstone, 57-45, in the first round of the CIAA Women’s Tournament, here Tuesday afternoon at Bojangles ... Read more

by Dennis Davidson, Tuesday, February 25, 2020 9:55 pm

College

Livingstone men fall in OT at W-S State

Staff report WINSTON-SALEM — Livingstone senior Roger Ray poured in 31 points here Saturday afternoon but the Blue Bears fell to Winston-Salem State in overtime, ... Read more

by Dennis Davidson, Saturday, February 22, 2020 7:26 pm

College

Livingstone men fall to Claflin on Senior Night, 85-77

Staff report SALISBURY — A solid Senior Night performance by guard Roger Ray was not enough, as Livingstone fell to Claflin, 85-78, in CIAA men’s ... Read more

by Dennis Davidson, Wednesday, February 19, 2020 11:51 pm

College

WBB: Livingstone gets CIAA win over Claflin, 57-46

Staff report SALISBURY — Livingstone got past one-win Claflin, 57-46, here Wednesday evening at New Trent Gym. The Blue Bears improved to 12-13 overall and ... Read more

by Dennis Davidson, Wednesday, February 19, 2020 11:15 pm

College

From soccer to football, Jeter signs with South Carolina

By Dennis Davidson dennis.davidson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Just a little over two years ago, Salisbury resident Mitch Jeter’s goal was to earn a soccer scholarship at ... Read more

by Dennis Davidson, Saturday, February 15, 2020 11:30 pm

College

Livingstone women roll past St. Andrews, 80-49

Staff report SALISBURY — Livingstone evened its overall record to 12-12 here Wednesday night at New Trent Gym, behind a 80-49 women’s college basketball victory ... Read more

by Dennis Davidson, Wednesday, February 12, 2020 11:19 pm

Columns

Davidson column: Emotions of sports; and the return of the XFL

By Dennis Davidson dennis.davidson@salisburypost.com A lot of people have asked, “Did you cry?” Of course, they were referring to last Sunday’s Super Bowl victory by ... Read more

by Dennis Davidson, Saturday, February 8, 2020 10:55 pm

Sports

Dennis Davidson: The wait is finally over for Chiefs’ fans

If you know me well, this isn’t news. If you don’t know me, here’s the scoop: My favorite NFL team is the Kansas City Chiefs, ... Read more

by Dennis Davidson, Sunday, February 2, 2020 12:00 am

College

Livingstone women edge Rams, 62-58

Staff report SALISBURY — Guards Daijah Turner and Daisa Harris each scored 15 points as Livingstone defeated Winston-Salem State, 62-58, in women’s college basketball action ... Read more

by Dennis Davidson, Saturday, February 1, 2020 7:36 pm

College

Sean Gilbert named new Livingstone football coach

By Dennis Davidson dennis.davidson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Former NFL defensive lineman Sean Gilbert was announced as Livingstone College’s new head football, Thursday afternoon during a press ... Read more

by Dennis Davidson, Thursday, January 30, 2020 11:33 pm

College

Livingstone tops Morris for Stinson’s 500th victory

By Dennis Davidson dennis.davidson@salisburypost.com SUMTER, S.C. — Call it a charm. On its third try, Livingstone’s basketball team presented head coach James Stinson his 500th ... Read more

by Dennis Davidson, Saturday, January 25, 2020 11:33 pm

Sports

Marty Brennaman: Retired broadcaster has fond memories of Salisbury

By Dennis Davidson dennis.davidson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — For the past 46 years, play-by-play announcer Marty Brennaman broadcast over 7,500 games for the Cincinnati Reds. Obviously, Brennaman ... Read more

by Dennis Davidson, Saturday, January 25, 2020 11:18 pm

College

Livingstone women fall to JC Smith, 63-48

Staff report SALISBURY — Le’Zarea Bowens missed only two shots, scored 22 points and grabbed eight rebounds, leading Johnson C. Smith past Livingstone, 63-48, here ... Read more

by Dennis Davidson, Saturday, January 18, 2020 10:55 pm

College

Williams out as Livingstone’s football coach

By Dennis Davidson dennis.davidson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Very quietly, the Daryl Williams era has ended at Livingstone College. Williams, head football coach since 2013, covering seven ... Read more

by Dennis Davidson, Thursday, January 16, 2020 10:42 pm

High School

Barry Justus surprised by Hall of Fame announcement

By Dennis Davidson dennis.davidson@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA — Four years ago East Rowan wrestling coach Barry Justus “retired,” by passing the torch to one of his ... Read more

by Dennis Davidson, Saturday, January 11, 2020 6:25 pm

10 to Watch

10 to watch 2020: UNC’s Austin Love

By Dennis Davidson dennis.davidson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — University of North Carolina — Chapel Hill student-athlete Austin Love is one of the Salisbury Post’s “10 to Watch” ... Read more

by Dennis Davidson, Sunday, January 5, 2020 12:00 am

High School

Dale’s/Moir Christmas Classic: Salisbury takes 3rd place as Brice wins 100th

By Dennis Davidson dennis.davidson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury’s youth movement scored all but nine of the points and with some senior leadership mixed in, the Hornets ... Read more

by Dennis Davidson, Saturday, December 28, 2019 11:55 pm

High School

Dale’s/Moir Christmas Classic: Wilkerson, Taborn lead North girls to win

By Dennis Davidson dennis.davidson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Hannah Wilkerson and Natavia Taborn combined for 83 percent of their team’s points as North Rowan topped Davie County, ... Read more

by Dennis Davidson, Friday, December 27, 2019 11:34 pm

High School

Dale’s/Moir Christmas Classic: Wilson leads West past South

By Dennis Davidson dennis.davidson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — At halftime of Thursday afternoon’s Dale’s/Sam Moir Christmas Classic first-round game against South Rowan, No. 2-seed West Rowan looked ... Read more

by Dennis Davidson, Thursday, December 26, 2019 11:00 pm

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