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Paris Goodnight, Author at Salisbury Post

College

Football previews: Deacs only the third ranked team this century to travel to West Point

By John Kekis AP Sports Writer WEST POINT, N.Y. — Army is at the end of a two-game stretch that’s as tough as it gets ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Friday, October 22, 2021 12:00 am

High School

Photos: South Rowan volleyball team’s Senior Night, Falcons’ unblemished SPC season

LANDIS — South Rowan’s volleyball team played West Rowan tough but came up just short on Senior Night. South celebrated the careers of Payton Black, ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Friday, October 15, 2021 12:01 am

Racing

Truex leads 1-2-3 finish for Joe Gibbs Racing at Richmond

By HANK KURZ Jr. AP Sports Writer RICHMOND, Va, (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. assumed the lead when Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch was ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Sunday, September 12, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Next chapter: Darnold takes blame for Jets losses

By Steve Reed AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE — Sam Darnold is ready to begin the next chapter of his NFL career, which means putting the ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Thursday, September 9, 2021 12:00 am

Columnists

Paris Goodnight: Don’t put off that trip to the doctor just because you can take the pain

Don’t wait if you’ve got something telling you to get help. That would be my advice if you’re hurting or need assistance with something you ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Thursday, September 9, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Albies, Duvall go deep in Braves’ 8-5 win over Nationals

By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — Ozzie Albies hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer off Ryne Harper in the seventh inning, Adam Duvall ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Wednesday, September 8, 2021 12:00 am

College

Tigers on the hunt: Clemson looking for 7th straight ACC football title

By Aaron Beard AP Sports Writer James Skalski has been looking forward to third-ranked Clemson’s opener against No. 5 Georgia on the same field where ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Friday, August 27, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Panthers’ new headquarters in Rock Hill taking shape

By Steve Reed AP Sports Writer ROCK HILL, S.C. — The new home of the Carolina Panthers’ state-of-the-art team headquarters and practice facility is beginning ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Friday, August 27, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

D’Arnaud homers as Fried pitches shutout for Braves

By DAVID GINSBURG Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — Travis d’Arnaud celebrated his new contract with a two-run homer, Jorge Soler also went deep and the ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Saturday, August 21, 2021 12:00 am

Racing

NASCAR’s COVID-19 protocols sideline LaJoie for Michigan race

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer Corey LaJoie will miss Sunday’s race at Michigan because of NASCAR’s COVID-19 protocols. The driver said Thursday he ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Friday, August 20, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Henley shoots 69, leads by 3 heading into final round of Wyndham Championship

GREENSBORO (AP) — Russell Henley was grateful to get through the round with the lead at the Wyndham Championship. He hopes to hold on for ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Sunday, August 15, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Albies’ 3-run homer sends Braves past Reds in 11th inning

By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — Ozzie Albies crushed a three-run homer off Lucas Sims in the bottom of the 11th inning, ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Thursday, August 12, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Votto comes inches from home run record as Mets rally past Reds

By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Joey Votto came oh-so-close to matching the major league record with a home run in ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Sunday, August 1, 2021 12:00 am

Coronavirus

Vaccination rules for federal workers toughened

By ALEXANDRA JAFFE, RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday announced sweeping new pandemic requirements aimed at ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Friday, July 30, 2021 12:01 am

Local

Quotes of the week

“It could help me be better at thinking and it’s fun to play.” — Dermyis Sloan, Knox Middle School sixth-grader on playing chess  as Eugene ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Friday, July 23, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Swanson’s grand slam powers Braves past Phillies

By KEVIN COONEY Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dansby Swanson hit his first career grand slam, Orlando Arcia added a solo shot and the Atlanta ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Friday, July 23, 2021 12:00 am

Racing

DiBenedetto could be out of Cup options after losing ride

By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Always a popular driver, Matt DiBenedetto won a fan vote this season that earned him ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Saturday, July 17, 2021 11:55 pm

Sports

Update: Oosthuizen leads going into final round of British Open

By STEVE DOUGLAS AP Sports Writer SANDWICH, England (AP) — Even with his swing getting loose over the final hour Saturday, Louis Oosthuizen walked off ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Saturday, July 17, 2021 12:00 am

Coronavirus

‘Pandemic of the unvaccinated’ a worrying reality

By ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Two weeks after celebrating America’s near “independence” from the coronavirus, President Joe Biden is confronting the worrying ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Saturday, July 17, 2021 12:00 am

Nation/World

First African American spelling bee champ breezes to victory

By BEN NUCKOLS Associated Press LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Whether dribbling a basketball or identifying obscure Latin or Greek roots, Zaila Avant-garde doesn’t ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Friday, July 9, 2021 12:00 am

Business

Ransomware hits hundreds of companies, security firm says

By FRANK BAJAK, ERIC TUCKER and MATT O’BRIEN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A ransomware attack paralyzed the networks of at least 200 U.S. companies ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Saturday, July 3, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

NBA playoffs: Bucks top Hawks 123-112 for 3-2 lead

By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brook Lopez scored a playoff career-high 33 points and the Milwaukee Bucks — even without Giannis ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Friday, July 2, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Tom Dundon now sole owner of Carolina Hurricanes

By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Hockey Writer Tom Dundon is now sole owner of the Carolina Hurricanes after buying out the remaining shares of the NHL ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Thursday, July 1, 2021 12:00 am

College

Mississippi State tops Vandy for College World Series title

By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Will Bednar and Landon Sims combined on a one-hitter, Mississippi State scored early and built ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Thursday, July 1, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Hamilton’s OT goal lifts Hurricanes past Blue Jackets

By BOB SUTTON Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — Dougie Hamilton scored on a breakaway with 52.1 seconds remaining in overtime to lift the Carolina Hurricanes ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Sunday, May 2, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Blue Jays edge Braves on Grichuk single in 10th   

By MARK DIDTLER Associated Press DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Randal Grichuk lined an RBI single in the 10th inning, George Springer hit his first two ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Sunday, May 2, 2021 12:00 am

Kannapolis

Gem Theatre marquee restoration nearing completion in Kannapolis

Staff report KANNAPOLIS — The restoration of the Gem Theatre marquee is in its final stages. The marquee, which was originally constructed in 1936, had ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Friday, April 30, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Cubs rout Braves; Atlanta brings longtime minor leaguer back to majors after 13-year absence

By SARAH TROTTO Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Sean Kazmar Jr. grounded into a double play — and sounded overjoyed. “Definitely everything and then some,” ... Read more

by Paris Goodnight, Sunday, April 18, 2021 12:00 am

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