Mike London, Author at Salisbury Post

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High school football: Landmark win for Cougars

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CONCORD — Big games require big pregame speakers, so Carson head coach Jonathan Lowe went for the biggest one he could ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, October 2, 2022 12:01 am

College

College football: Blue Bears crushed on the road

Staff report BOWIE, Md. — Records were set at Bowie State’s Dawg Pound on Saturday afternoon. Livingstone’s football team, a cooperative homecoming guest, was on ... Read more

by Mike London, Saturday, October 1, 2022 8:32 pm

High School

High school boys soccer: Turnaround at Carson

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE  — Carson hasn’t been a factor in boys soccer for years, but coach Lauren West is confident the Cougars ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, September 29, 2022 12:01 am

High School

High school volleyball: Coaching record for Rogers as Carson tops East Rowan in five-setter

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE  — It’s a number so big it’s hard to grasp — 733. Carson volleyball coach Kelan Rogers broke the ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, September 29, 2022 12:01 am

High School

High school football: Packed schedule on a highly unusual Thursday

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — It’s Thursday night varsity football for local teams. Exceptions are East Rowan, which picked an ideal week to be ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, September 29, 2022 12:01 am

College

College football: Catawba, Livingstone on the road as designated homecoming opponents (Indians’ game moved up to Friday)

      *Due to the expected impact of Hurricane Ian, Catawba’s game at Emory & Henry has been moved from Saturday to Friday at ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, September 29, 2022 12:00 am

Sports

Area Sports: High school football games being moved up

From staff reports Most area varsity football games already have been moved up to Thursday due to this weekend’s weather forecast. West Rowan at Northwest ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, September 27, 2022 12:00 am

College

College football: Virginia State pulls away from Blue Bears

Staff report SALISBURY — Virginia State overpowered Livingstone 37-7 in CIAA action played in front of 1,500 fans at Alumni Memorial Stadium. Livingstone (1-3, 0-2) ... Read more

by Mike London, Saturday, September 24, 2022 8:41 pm

High School

High school volleyball: Short-handed Hornets win again

Staff report SPENCER — Salisbury’s Ava Morris may have set some records in Tuesday’s volleyball sweep of North Rowan with a whopping 13 aces on ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, September 22, 2022 12:01 am

College

High school softball: Tennessee commit Clarke ranked as one of nation’s best

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA — For a while the big decision seemed like an impossible one for Emma Clarke to make, but in ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, September 22, 2022 12:01 am

High School

High school football previews: Shaw always rooting for the story

SALISBURY — World-class stringer Dave Shaw still covers a high school football game for the Post every Friday, just as he has most fall weekends ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, September 22, 2022 12:01 am

College

College football: Blue Bears, Indians at home on Saturday

Staff report SALISBURY — Catawba and Livingstone are both at home on Saturday. Kickoffs for both games are set for 4 p.m. Both local squads ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, September 22, 2022 12:00 am

High School

High school football roundup: North wins as Mustangs, Raiders, Wonders fall

From staff reports DENTON — Naz Stinson was a surprise starter at quarterback for North Rowan on Friday, and the versatile athlete threw two touchdown ... Read more

by Mike London, Saturday, September 17, 2022 7:22 pm

College

College football: Indians no match for Mars Hill

Staff report MARS HILL — Ridge Jacobs’ crisp 53-yard touchdown pass to a sprinting Will Sheehan provided a ray of hope for the future. Unfortunately, ... Read more

by Mike London, Saturday, September 17, 2022 5:51 pm

High School

High school football: Hornets at Bulldogs, as CCC starts with a bang

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — It’s already time for the second phase of the high school football season — conference play. For teams that ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, September 15, 2022 12:01 am

News Main

Hall of Fame: Class of 2022 breaks new ground

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY —  The Salisbury-Rowan Hall of Fame class for 2022 has been finalized. This is the 20th class for a Hall ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, September 15, 2022 12:01 am

College

College football: Blue Bears, Indians seek road upsets

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY —  Catawba won handily at Livingstone on opening night, but according to the respected Massey Ratings system, Livingstone could win more ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, September 15, 2022 12:00 am

High School

High school volleyball: Falcons still on top in Rowan, SPC

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — West Rowan’s volleyball team survived a shaky first set before taking charge and sweeping rival Carson on Wednesday. ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, September 15, 2022 12:00 am

High School

High school tennis: Hornets stay undefeated

Staff report SALISBURY — Gray Stone was expected to provide the toughest opposition for Salisbury’s girls tennis team in the regular season. The Knights lived ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, September 13, 2022 12:02 am

Sports

Area Sports: Clarke commits to Vols; West and Carson win in soccer

    From staff reports MOUNT ULLA — West Rowan junior Emma Clarke committed to Tennessee’s softball program over the weekend. The 6-foot shortstop earlier ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, September 13, 2022 12:00 am

College

College football: Livingstone gets win in the rain

Staff report ROCKY MOUNT — Livingstone’s defense pitched a shutout, as the Blue Bears got their first win of the football season on Saturday evening. ... Read more

by Mike London, Saturday, September 10, 2022 9:21 pm

College

College football: Indians come out on the short end

Staff report ROME, Ga. —  Kujuan Pryor scored three touchdowns and Mike Jones made 11 tackles, but the list of positives was short for the ... Read more

by Mike London, Saturday, September 10, 2022 6:49 pm

High School

High school football roundup: East, Carson lose final non-conference games

From staff reports CHINA GROVE — Luis Avilez’s 40-yard field goal sailed through the uprights late in the first quarter to cut Carson’s deficit against ... Read more

by Mike London, Saturday, September 10, 2022 6:34 pm

High School

High school volleyball: South hands Mustangs first loss

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com LANDIS— It’s not how many points you score, it’s when you score them. East Rowan totaled 114 points in Wednesday’s South ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, September 8, 2022 12:01 am

High School

High school football: No doubt about what the big game is on 9-9

 By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — It’s a football Friday birthday for me — the 67th. Some have regarded my 9-9-55 birthday as a sure ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, September 8, 2022 12:00 am

College

College football: Indians, Blue Bears hit the road

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY— You can’t win them all unless you win the first one. Coaches love to say that. Catawba’s football team has ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, September 8, 2022 12:00 am

High School

High school softball: West’s Clarke in demand

Staff report MOUNT ULLA — West Rowan junior Emma Clarke anticipated getting college scholarship offers on Sept. 1, the red-letter date when coaches could first ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, September 6, 2022 12:00 am

News Main

Local golf: Brincefield, Barr prevail

By Mike London mlondon@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Roughly 100 carts full of golf fans were out there in the pouring rain on No. 15, as Josh ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, September 5, 2022 11:24 pm

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