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College

College women’s basketball: Indians edge Lincoln Memorial to remain unbeaten

 Staff report HARROGATE, Tenn. — On paper, it didn’t look like it would be a close game for Catawba’s undefeated women’s basketball, but that 265-mile ... Read more

by Mike London, Wednesday, November 24, 2021 12:01 am

High School

High school girls baskeball: Cougars win at North

Staff report SPENCER — Carson’s girls graduated four of the top six players from the 2021 3A state champs, but they’ll still be a good ... Read more

by Mike London, Wednesday, November 24, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school basketball: Fab freshmen now super sophs for West girls

Seventh in a series of reports on local basketball teams. WEST ROWAN GIRLS Coach: Ashley Poole (9th season, 127-73 career) 2020-21:10-4 overall, 7-3 3A North ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, November 23, 2021 12:00 am

College

Livingstone athletics: Lanier will be part of groundbreaking ceremony

SALISBURY — The birthplace of Black college football, Livingstone College, will break ground on a new track and field thanks to support from Pro Football ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, November 23, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school basketball: Lots of new faces for East boys

Sixth in a series of reports on local basketball teams. EAST ROWAN BOYS Coach: Andrew Porter (2nd season, 3-11) 2020-21: 3-11 overall, 1-9 3A North ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, November 23, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school baseball: Padgett signs with Heels

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY  — About 100 friends, family, teammates and former teammates pulled themselves away from Cam Newton and the NFL long ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, November 23, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school girls golf: Waddell repeats as Rowan County Player of the Year

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY — Rowan County Golfer of the Year Hannah Waddell is quiet, but that doesn’t mean she’s passive. There’s a ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, November 21, 2021 12:01 am

High School

High school basketball: Carson boys should be much improved

Fifth in a series of reports on local basketball teams …   By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE— Carson’s boys were expected to struggle last ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, November 21, 2021 12:00 am

College

High school football: Maiden ends Salisbury’s season with 32-20 victory

Staff report MAIDEN — Maiden’s Alec Hall sacked Salisbury quarterback Mike Geter with 1:34 remaining, ending the Hornets’ hopes for a miraculous comeback. Third-seeded Maiden ... Read more

by Mike London, Saturday, November 20, 2021 12:05 am

High School

High school football: Cavaliers lose shootout in mountains

Staff report ROBBINSVILLE — Freshman quarterback Jeremiah Alford became the first North Rowan player to throw five touchdown passes in a playoff game, but  the ... Read more

by Mike London, Saturday, November 20, 2021 12:01 am

Sports

Area Sports: Javon Hargrave Day at North Elementary School today; All-SPC teams

From staff reports   SALISBURY — Today will be Javon Hargrave Day at North Rowan Elementary School. Hargrave won’t be there, although he’s expected to ... Read more

by Mike London, Friday, November 19, 2021 12:01 am

High School

High school football: McArthur saluted at North

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SPENCER — North Rowan cheerleaders formed a tunnel at the entrance of the basketball gym and hoodie-clad receiver Amari McArthur, moving ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, November 18, 2021 12:02 am

High School

High school basketball: Carson’s Spry signs with Catawba

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — Last February and March, Catawba women’s basketball signee Mary Spry got to witness strange shades she’d never seen ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, November 18, 2021 12:01 am

High School

High school football playoffs: Hornets, Cavs hit the road

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury head football coach Brian Hinson said before the playoffs started that the 2A West bracket was the toughest ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, November 18, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school basketball: North girls are more experienced

Fourth in a series of previews on local basketball teams.   By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SPENCER — Anytime you start three freshmen and win a ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, November 18, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school softball: Carson softball stars sign with SAC schools

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE— In a rare display of cooperation between South Atlantic Conference rivals Catawba and Lenoir-Rhyne, Carson softball stars Abbey Nixon ... Read more

by Mike London, Wednesday, November 17, 2021 12:03 am

College

College men’s basketball: Blue Bears win on road

Staff report HARTSVILLE, S.C. — Coker’s men’s basketball team shot 50 percent on Tuesday night — and still lost. Livingstone (2-1) shot 61.4 percent from ... Read more

by Mike London, Wednesday, November 17, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school football: New kid on the block has fit in with Hornets

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury head football coach Brian Hinson closes each practice — whether it was average, good or great — by ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, November 15, 2021 10:41 pm

High School

High school basketball: Carson girls have to slip some, but how far?

Third in a series of previews on local basketball teams … CARSON GIRLS Coach: Brooke Stouder (16th season, 235-158, 2nd all-time in wins for Rowan ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, November 15, 2021 10:40 pm

High School

High school basketball: East girls have new coach, three seniors with experience

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY —  East Rowan’s girls have a new coach in former Catawba standout Bri Johnson Evans, but they won’t be ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, November 14, 2021 12:00 am

College

College football: Indians routed in finale

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com HICKORY — It was WSAT’s Buddy Poole’s last day of play-by-play for Catawba football, and Poole was practically groaning on every ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, November 14, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school football: Hornets roll over Bunker Hill 49-0

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Salisbury Hornets weren’t perfect on Friday. It took them all of 24 seconds to score in the first ... Read more

by Mike London, Saturday, November 13, 2021 12:01 am

High School

High school football: West offensive line performing nobly

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA — North Lincoln quarterback Kyle Kovalchuk amassed 265 rushing yards against West Rowan in the first round of the ... Read more

by Mike London, Friday, November 12, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school soccer: Hornets fall in shootout

Staff report LINCOLNTON — Salisbury’s soccer team lost in a PK shootout at Lincolnton on Thursday after regulation play, two standard overtime sessions and two ... Read more

by Mike London, Friday, November 12, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school football: Round 2 separates contenders from pretenders

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Early this season, West Rowan head coach Louis Kraft predicted West, Salisbury and North Rowan would play well into ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, November 11, 2021 12:00 am

Local

Bowling: South grad is part of Team USA

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com EAST FLAT ROCK — South Rowan graduate Tracy Bradshaw Calfee has made overachieving a habit for a long time. From walk-on ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, November 11, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school football: Green means go for Hornets

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Chris Green was a starter for the Salisbury Hornets when the long-delayed 2020 season finally got going last spring, ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, November 11, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school basketball: South girls looking to be better

This is the first in a series of high school basketball previews. By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com LANDIS — South Rowan’s girls struggled to score last ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, November 11, 2021 12:00 am

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