Mike London, Author at Salisbury Post

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High school basketball: High expectations for Hornets

Twelfth and final report on local basketball teams. By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY— The Salisbury boys basketball team could be really special, but so is ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, December 1, 2022 12:01 am

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High school girls basketball: North girls win on road, 51-40 over Mustangs

Staff report GRANITE QUARRY — North Rowan junior guard Bailee Goodlett is so good that her twin sister, Bloom Goodlett, sometimes gets overlooked. But Bloom ... Read more

by Mike London, Wednesday, November 30, 2022 11:06 pm

College

College basketball: First loss for Catawba women

Staff report AIKEN, S.C. — Catawba’s women’s basketball team suffered its first loss on Wednesday night. Catawba fell 68-67 in overtime to USC Aiken at ... Read more

by Mike London, Wednesday, November 30, 2022 11:02 pm

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High school girls basketball: South, West win; losses for North, Carson

From staff reports LANDIS — South Rowan’s girls basketball started slowly on Tuesday but eventually buried Pine Lake Prep with defense and 3-pointers. South won ... Read more

by Mike London, Wednesday, November 30, 2022 12:00 am

College

Women’s college basketball: Indians win with defense

  Staff report JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — Can you really win a college basketball game without making a field goal in the fourth quarter? If ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 12:00 am

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High school basketball: New coach, but West boys expect to keep winning

Eleventh in a series of reports on local basketball teams … By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA — When a new basketball coach is hired, ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 12:00 am

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High school volleyball: Hinceman, Ennis share Rowan County Player of the Year honors

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY — East Rowan volleyball coach Sandy Lytton left the South Piedmont Conference all-conference meeting with a lump in her ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, November 27, 2022 12:00 am

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High school basketball: North boys lost scoring punch, but looking to reload

Ninth in a series of reports on local basketball teams … By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SPENCER — Most of the firepower is missing and they ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, November 27, 2022 12:00 am

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High school basketball: South boys seek some solid victories

Tenth in a series of reports on local basketball teams … By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com LANDIS — At Thanksgiving dinner, South Rowan boys basketball coach ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, November 27, 2022 12:00 am

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High school cross country: Competitive Borst walked the walk

 By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — Cross country builds stamina, an attribute that is extremely helpful in soccer. That was the selling point that ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, November 24, 2022 12:01 am

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High school basketball: Carson boys return top 5 scorers

Eighth in a series of reports on local basketball teams …  By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — Like Brooke Stouder on the girls side ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, November 24, 2022 12:00 am

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High school basketball: Goodlett scores 30 in North win

  Staff report In Monday’s games … SPENCER — North Rowan guard Bailee Goodlett averaged 18.4 points as a sophomore, but new head coach Darra ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, November 22, 2022 12:00 am

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High school basketball: East boys still have 1-2 punch

Seventh in a series of reports on local basketball teams. By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY — East Rowan’s boys basketball program got a nice ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, November 22, 2022 12:00 am

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High school girls basketball: Not as deep, but Hornets will be among the best in 2A

Sixth in a series of previews on local basketball teams … By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Salisbury girls, defending state champions, won’t have ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, November 20, 2022 12:01 am

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High school cross country: Runner of the Year Julian elite, but still getting faster

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — South Rowan junior Eli Julian was sick for a month during the cross country season, but he still ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, November 17, 2022 12:01 am

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High school basketball: Carson girls start over

Fifth in a series of previews on local basketball teams … By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — It’s been a fantastic flurry for Carson ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, November 17, 2022 12:00 am

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High school football playoffs: Hornets are underdogs at Burns

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The last trip the Salisbury Hornets made to Lawndale for a football game with Burns provided one of the ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, November 17, 2022 12:00 am

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High school softball: Carson’s Landry Stewart makes it official with USC Upstate Spartans

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — The cookies and cupcakes disappeared quickly from Tuesday’s party in the Carson media center. A lot of hungry ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, November 17, 2022 12:00 am

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College football: Walker era ends at Catawba, but he’ll always be an Indian

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Facebook swelled with messages of “thank you” and “you changed my life” and “God bless you” for Curtis Walker ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, November 15, 2022 12:02 am

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High school basketball: North girls have new coach, bigger roster

  NORTH ROWAN GIRLS Coach: Darra Walker (1st season) 2021-22: 20-9 overall, 10-2 1A/2A Central Carolina Conference (2nd) Playoffs: Lost 3rd round to Bishop McGuinness ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, November 15, 2022 12:00 am

Local

Salisbury-Rowan Hall of Fame inducts 13 new members

SALISBURY —  With massive names such as Javon Hargrave and K.P. Parks entering the Salisbury-Rowan Hall of Fame, Saturday’s induction ceremonies for the Class of ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, November 13, 2022 12:02 am

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High school football: West Rowan on short end of shootout

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com HENDERSONVILLE — A West Henderson interception return for a touchdown with 1:50 remaining made it a long, quiet bus ride back ... Read more

by Mike London, Saturday, November 12, 2022 12:01 am

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High school football playoffs: Hornets cruise into Round 3; North eliminated

Staff report SALISBURY – It was chilly, wet and generally miserable on Thursday night at Ludwig Stadium, but the bottom line is that the Salisbury ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, November 10, 2022 11:11 pm

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High school football: Hornets home tonight, North on road; Falcons still set to play Friday

  By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — It’s late in the game for a hurricane, but Nicole, a weird, lima-bean shaped storm, is expected to ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, November 10, 2022 12:01 am

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College football: Last chance for Catawba

    By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Catawba wraps up the football season on Saturday with a 1 p.m. kickoff at Shuford Stadium against ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, November 10, 2022 12:00 am

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High school baseball: South’s Leffew makes it official with Wake Forest

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com LANDIS — South Rowan senior Haiden Leffew has carried the label of Wake Forest verbal commit since December 2021, but on ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, November 10, 2022 12:00 am

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High school girls golf: Waddell 3-peats as player of the year

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY — East Rowan junior golfer Hannah Waddell wants her scorecard to be in the 70s, not the 90s, so ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, November 10, 2022 12:00 am

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High school football: Storm shakes up playoff schedule

Staff report SALISBURY — Nicole is still a tropical storm officially, but is tracking toward Florida and is expected to reach hurricane strength when it ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, November 8, 2022 11:49 pm

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