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Mike London, Author at Salisbury Post

Sports

Baseball: Lots of talent at East

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY — Whenever high school baseball returns, East Rowan is going to be awfully good. The Mustangs could be among ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, August 6, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Bobby Parker: A lifetime in Rowan athletics

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com LANDIS — South Rowan opened back in 1961, but there’s only been one South boys basketball team that Bobby Parker didn’t ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, August 6, 2020 12:00 am

High School

1964 East Rowan baseball: No fair balls against Robbins

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY — The staged photo published in the Salisbury Post is almost comical, but it accurately told the story of ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 12:00 am

High School

Legends: Trials and tribulations prepared Efird for coaching career

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com PEMBROKE — There was a time when things looked so bleak at UNC Pembroke that backup quarterback Jonathan Efird requested a ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, August 2, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

NC3 baseball: Wrapping up a summer gift

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Tough times can reveal the worst in human nature, but they also can reveal the best. Behind the scenes, ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, August 2, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

NC3 baseball: Relievers dominate in Rowan’s finale

From staff reports SALISBURY — Overwhelming relief pitching by Dylan Driver and Cole Hales sparked Rowan County to a 7-2 win against Concord in the ... Read more

by Mike London, Saturday, August 1, 2020 5:22 pm

Sports

Area Sports Briefs: Davie’s Reynolds on Manning Award Watch List

From staff reports Charlotte 49ers redshirt junior quarterback Chris Reynolds (Davie)  has been named to the Watch List for the 2020 Manning Award, which is ... Read more

by Mike London, Friday, July 31, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

NC3 baseball: Finally healthy, Sell makes an impact

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Putting the work into sports has never been a burden for Daniel Sell. A baseball/football guy in his time ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

NC3 baseball: Hard to believe, but Hales is still getting better

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Heading into his senior season at Carson, Cole Hales had extremely modest career totals of two mound victories and ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

NC3 Juniors: East rolls again

Staff report East Rowan’s strong NC3 Junior baseball team won 14-3 in six innings against West Rowan on Tuesday. Austin Fulk was the winning pitcher. ... Read more

by Mike London, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 3:08 am

Sports

NC3 baseball: Rowan battles, but loses again to High Point

Staff report THOMASVILLE — High Point showed again on Tuesday that it’s the best team in NC3 baseball, but this time Rowan County put up ... Read more

by Mike London, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 1:48 am

Sports

Area Sports Briefs: NCHSAA takes small step forward for fall athletics

From staff reports The N.C. High School Athletic Association Board of Directors voted to provide Phase 2 guidance to member schools regarding summer conditioning and ... Read more

by Mike London, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

NC3 baseball: Pyling on: Rowan romps again on road

Staff report OAKBORO — Cameron “CP” Pyle slugged his first two homers of the summer, and Rowan County rolled to a 14-4 victory at Stanly ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, July 27, 2020 10:30 pm

Sports

NC3 baseball: Rowan breezes to win at Concord

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CONCORD — Bam. Kapow. Whammo. Those are the sounds once made by Batman and Robin’s battering fists as they struck the ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, July 27, 2020 5:46 pm

Sports

Local golf: Lyerly, Childress stout in Carolinas Four-Ball

Staff report Teams including local golfers Nick Lyerly and Michael Childress made strong runs in the Carolinas Four-Ball Championship in sweltering Camden, S.C. East Rowan ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, July 27, 2020 3:46 pm

Sports

Local golf: Warrior Club Championship

     Warrior Club Championship Saturday & Sunday Championship Flight William Little 69-74— 143 Chris Owen 73-71 — 144 Brian Jones 73-74 — 147 Scott ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, July 27, 2020 3:30 pm

College

Catawba football: Delay for SAC sports, but Walker still hopeful

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A beautiful turf field is set to host Catawba’s opening convocation ceremonies and speeches on Aug. 17. Whether football ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, July 26, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Legends: Campbell made ‘The Shot’ and is still on target

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com GREENSBORO — Doug Campbell drilled one of the greatest shots in a tournament that practically drips with history. “People do still ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, July 26, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Golf: Lyerly enjoys amazing day in Carolinas Four-Ball

Staff report CAMDEN, S.C. — In the Carolinas Four-Ball Championship on Friday, Nick Lyerly (East Rowan) and partner Zack Swanson, were qualifying medalists. The UNC ... Read more

by Mike London, Saturday, July 25, 2020 1:47 am

Sports

NC3 baseball: Rowan splits with Union

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan County’s NC3 baseball team came very close to sweeping talented Union County on Friday at Newman Park. But ... Read more

by Mike London, Friday, July 24, 2020 11:32 pm

College

SAC delays fall sports

Press release SOUTH ATLANTIC CONFERENCE DELAYS FALL SPORTS COMPETITION ROCK HILL, S.C. – Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and in the best interest of ... Read more

by Mike London, Friday, July 24, 2020 10:00 pm

Sports

Area Sports Briefs: A.L. Brown’s Hagler heading to S.C.

From staff reports Todd Hagler, long-time strength and conditioning coach at A.L. Brown, is headed to River Bluff High School in Lexington, S.C. Hagler joined ... Read more

by Mike London, Friday, July 24, 2020 12:00 am

High School

Basketball: Dunbar ran the table in 1959

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER— It was March 14, 1959, East Spencer’s Dunbar High against Burlington’s Jordan Sellars High for the 2A state basketball ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:00 am

News Main

NC3 baseball: Only a matter of time for Gouge

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Casey Gouge’s surname rhymes with huge, so don’t be surprised if  “Gouge is huge for West Rowan” becomes a ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Area Sports Briefs: Nelson leads Kannapolis Towelers to victory

From staff reports The Kannapolis Towelers won 7-6 against Union County in a rain-shortened game on Wednesday. Luke Nelson hit a grand slam and drove ... Read more

by Mike London, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 11:02 pm

Sports

NC3 baseball: Wagner sparks Rowan road win over Mocksville

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MOCKSVILLE — Bryson Wagner’s first win of the summer was worth the wait. Wagner dominated on the mound for six innings ... Read more

by Mike London, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 10:52 pm

Sports

NC3 baseball: Rowan escapes Mount Airy in extras

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com DOBSON — Rowan County’s first adventure with ITB (international tiebreaker rules) in NC3 baseball came at unlikely time and in an ... Read more

by Mike London, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 12:49 am

Sports

NC3 baseball: Rowan drops two at Randolph

Staff report ASHEBORO — Rowan County’s NC3 baseball team struggled on Sunday and lost two games to Randolph County at McCrary Park. Randolph shelled Rowan ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, July 20, 2020 11:21 am

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