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High school baseball: South’s Dream Weaver

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com LANDIS — South Rowan senior Jack Weaver is 5-foot-8, 160 pounds, but average-sized guys are allowed to have big baseball dreams. ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, October 18, 2020 12:00 am

High School

Volleyball: North Hills girls volleyball team win conference

SALISBURY — North Hills Christian School’s girls volleyball team is the champion of the Southern Piedmont Athletic Association. North Hills wrapped up the regular season ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, October 18, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Fall baseball: Rowan players shine in national event

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com FORT MYERS, Fla. — Perfect Game’s World Wood Bat Association World Championship is so big that it has two worlds in ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:00 am

News Main

Sports Legends: Linebacker Crapster played football with passion

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHARLOTTE — Joe Crapster is 55 now, still healthy, still in one piece. That seems like at least a small miracle ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Sports obituary: Agnew starred for Price in football and basketball

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — With the 1963 high school football season winding down, the upcoming game pitting Salisbury’s J.C. Price Red Devils against ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 12:00 am

College

College softball: Catawba planning on a normal season

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Hired to lead Catawba College’s softball program in the summer of 2018, back before the sports world turned upside ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Area Sports Briefs: Raiders activate Smith

From staff reports The Las Vegas Raiders activated DL Chris Smith (West Rowan) for Sunday’s game at Kansas City. The Raiders have several defensive linemen ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, October 11, 2020 12:38 am

Sports

Local golf: Salisbury Civitan tournament held at country club

The winning team: Greg Edds, Titus Okwong, Daniel Baguma and Ronald Otile. Staff report SALISBURY — The 45th Salisbury Civitan Golf Classic was held on ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, October 11, 2020 12:00 am

High School

Cross country: Rowan runners compete in Kernersville

Staff report KERNERSVILLE — While high school cross country won’t officially crank up before November, many local runners are getting ready. Noah Julian, a South ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, October 11, 2020 12:00 am

News Main

Football: Parks helps youngsters stay active during COVID-19

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CLEVELAND —K.P. Parks is a full-throttle guy who could sell hay to a Mount Ulla farmer or maybe talk Batman into ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, October 11, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

High school wrestling: Bost 8th in national wrestling event

Staff report  Oren “OJ” Bost of East Rowan finished eighth at 160 pounds in the Grappler Fall Classic at Myrtle Beach, a national level wrestling ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, October 8, 2020 12:00 am

News Main

Track Legend: Tillman racked up championships

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A natural when it came to jumps and sprints, track and field phenom Andre Tillman loathed the grind of ... Read more

by Mike London, Wednesday, October 7, 2020 7:55 pm

High School

High school football: 25th anniversary for the 1995 Hornets

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — They fell in the third round of the 2A state playoffs, so they get overlooked, but 25 years ago, ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:00 am

College

College football: Charlotte 49ers update

Former Davie QB Chris Reynolds runs the ball in Saturday’s tough loss in Florida. Photo/Charlotte Football  Tom Whitestone Charlotte 49ers sports information In the Conference ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, October 5, 2020 8:49 pm

Sports

MLB: An early look at all 16 potential World Series match-ups

  A look at all 16 potential World Series matchups By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer Now, baseball really has a 1981 feel to it. ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, October 5, 2020 8:39 pm

College

College football: Top 25 schedule

AP Top 25 Schedule By The Associated Press All Times EDT Saturday No. 1 Clemson vs. No. 7 Miami, 7:30 p.m. ABC No. 2 Alabama ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, October 5, 2020 8:34 pm

College

College football poll: ACC has four in top 10

By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer With attention on falling Big 12 powers and dominant SEC heavyweights, the Atlantic Coast Conference reached a ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, October 5, 2020 8:31 pm

Sports

College football: Bowden tests positive for virus

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Former Florida State coach Bobby Bowden has tested positive for the coronavirus and was home Monday monitoring his symptoms. Family friend ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, October 5, 2020 8:28 pm

Sports

NBA: Butler, Heat looking to even up finals (Tuesday)

Jimmy Butler By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.  — Jimmy Butler, perhaps the NBA’s best-known barista, is not adjusting the prices ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, October 5, 2020 8:23 pm

Sports

MLB: No days off puts stress on hurlers in Division Series

By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK — Postseason games come at an unprecedented pace starting Monday in this year of the pandemic. Teams ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, October 5, 2020 8:17 pm

Sports

NFL capsules: Surging Browns outscore Dallas

  ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Baker Mayfield threw for two touchdowns, one of which was set up when Myles Garrett had a strip sack for ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, October 5, 2020 8:13 pm

Sports

Sport legend: John Paciorek perfect in his brief time in the big leagues

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Every time Sept. 29 comes around, someone mentions John Francis Paciorek, a real-life person who evolved into almost a ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, October 4, 2020 12:00 am

College

CIAA: With no Livingstone football this school year, basketball team sets sights on January start

Staff report SALISBURY — The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association, which includes Livingstone College, won’t have any sort of football season this school year. Not even ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, October 4, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

High school basketball: Salisbury Hornets took on James Worthy four times

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Doug Campbell Sr. says the guys at work scoff  when he tells them he played against James Worthy back ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, October 4, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

NBA: AP source says Rivers has reached agreement to coach Sixers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — There’s a new Doc in Philadelphia — one charged with reviving a 76ers organization that fell far short of NBA championship expectations. ... Read more

by Mike London, Friday, October 2, 2020 1:32 am

Sports

MLB: Kershaw too much for Brewers

By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES  — Clayton Kershaw struck out 13 while delivering eight innings of three-hit ball, Mookie Betts snapped a ... Read more

by Mike London, Friday, October 2, 2020 1:20 am

High School

Interest is spiking in South volleyball

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com LANDIS — Normally an August to October grind, the condensed 2020 volleyball season basically will be played with halls and gyms ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, October 1, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

NFL: Dominating performance by Mahomes in Chiefs’ victory

BALTIMORE (AP) — Patrick Mahomes put on a scintillating show while outperforming Lamar Jackson, and the Kansas City Chiefs deftly played the role of defending ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 12:15 am

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