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High school boys basketball: Cavaliers win a long, long way from home

Staff report ANDREWS — North Rowan’s boys logged some serious mileage to Andrews for the first round of the 1A state playoffs, but the trip ... Read more

by Post Sports, Tuesday, February 27, 2024 8:19 pm

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High school girls basketball: Hornets start playoffs with solid win

Staff report SALISBURY — As two-time defending champion for 2A girls basketball, Salisbury hasn’t lost a playoff game in a long time. The Hornets handled ... Read more

by Post Sports, Tuesday, February 27, 2024 7:54 pm

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College baseball: ECU’s Hunter off to great start

    Staff report GREENVILLE, N.C. — East Carolina junior Jake Hunter, who starred at East Rowan, is off to a great start this season ... Read more

by Post Sports, Tuesday, February 27, 2024 2:50 am

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High school football: Signing celebration for six Carson Cougars

      Carson head coach Jonathan Lowe Carson’s Jay McGruder, Foday Dyer, Cooper Hinson, DJ Williams, Trevor Vaughn and Tristen McBride. Staff report CHINA ... Read more

by Post Sports, Tuesday, February 27, 2024 2:31 am

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College baseball: Honeycutt ACC Player of the Week

Staff report North Carolina junior centerfielder Vance Honeycutt is the Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Week for the second time in his career. The ... Read more

by Post Sports, Tuesday, February 27, 2024 2:01 am

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High school boys golf: East wins at McCanless

  Staff report SALISBURY —  South Piedmont Conference golf will be competitive again. East Rowan won the first nine-hole match on Monday, shooting 153 to ... Read more

by Post Sports, Tuesday, February 27, 2024 1:49 am

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High school softball: Wild start for Hornets

  Staff report SALISBURY — Jayla Robertson had a double and a triple for Salisbury’s softball team on Monday. So did Katie Peeler. That’s a ... Read more

by Post Sports, Tuesday, February 27, 2024 1:26 am

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High school boys tennis: Salisbury tops Comets 7-2

Staff report SALISURY — It wasn’t a routine opener for Salisbury’s boys tennis program, but the Hornets were able to take a 7-2 decision on ... Read more

by Post Sports, Tuesday, February 27, 2024 1:11 am

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High school baseball: Mustangs swing the bats

  Staff report CONCORD — Seven runs in the third. Four in the fourth. Eight in the fifth. East Rowan’s offense was in midseason form ... Read more

by Post Sports, Tuesday, February 27, 2024 12:52 am

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High school girls soccer: Hornets tie in opening match

Staff report SALISBURY — Salisbury’s girls soccer team opened the 2024 season the same way it did in 2023 — with a draw with Trinity. ... Read more

by Post Sports, Tuesday, February 27, 2024 12:34 am

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College women’s basketball: CIAA tournament schedule

  Baltimore Monday’s games (7S) Winston-Salem State 64, (6N) Bowie State 61 Tuesday’s games (5S) Livingstone vs. (4N) Bluefield State, 10 a.m. (4S) St. Augustine’s ... Read more

by Post Sports, Tuesday, February 27, 2024 12:01 am

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College men’s basketball: CIAA tournament schedule

    CFG Bank Arena, Baltimore Monday’s games (6N) Bluefield State 50, (7S) St. Augustine’s 48 Tuesday’s games (5S) Livingstone vs. (4N) Bowie State, 6:40 ... Read more

by Post Sports, Tuesday, February 27, 2024 12:01 am

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High school baseball: Cougars count on talented youngsters

Second in a series of reports on local baseball teams … By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — Compared to teams like West Rowan and ... Read more

by Post Sports, Tuesday, February 27, 2024 12:00 am

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College baseball: Catawba loses opening SAC series at Tusculum

  Staff report GREENEVILLE, Tenn. — Catawba’s baseball team played three tight games at Tusculum to start the South Atlantic Conference season and lost two ... Read more

by Post Sports, Monday, February 26, 2024 4:00 pm

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Racing: Suarez edges Blaney, Busch in 3-wide finish

By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer HAMPTON, Ga.  — Daniel Suarez hoped but wasn’t certain he was the winner after the closest finish ever at ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, February 25, 2024 11:07 pm

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High school basketball: Playoff pairings set, first round Tuesday

Staff report The NCHSAA released the brackets for the basketball state playoffs on Saturday. The seeds are known. The matchups — and in some cases, ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, February 25, 2024 10:30 pm

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High school girls basketball: North rolls on, beats Hornets for tourney crown

North Rowan girls, CCC champs (Jacqui Smith Watson photo) Staff report THOMASVILLE — Defense and 3-pointers, a familiar formula, got it done for the North ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, February 25, 2024 1:42 am

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College baseball: Carson grad Pyle thriving in mountains

  By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com BREVARD — Cameron “CP” Pyle encountered two white squirrels on Thursday. That tells you that he’s in Brevard, about the ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, February 25, 2024 12:00 am

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High school baseball: Falcons might be even better

  First in a series of reports on local baseball teams … By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA — West Rowan baseball coach Seth Graham ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, February 25, 2024 12:00 am

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High school boys basketball: Hornets crush T-ville for CCC tourney title

  Staff report THOMASVILLE — Third-seeded Thomasville had the home floor for Friday’s 1A/2A Central Carolina Conference Tournament championship game, but top-seeded Salisbury had Juke ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, February 24, 2024 11:35 pm

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College women’s basketball: Indians hold off Mars Hill

    Staff report MARS HILL — Catawba’s women’s basketball team won at Mars Hill 83-73 on Saturday to stay in first place in the ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, February 24, 2024 10:39 pm

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College men’s basketball: Road win for Indians

    Staff report MARS HILL — Catawba’s men’s basketball team put five in double figures, shot 53 percent and handled Mars Hill 92-76 for ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, February 24, 2024 9:27 pm

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College men’s basketball: Deacs get court-storming victory over Duke

By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer WINSTON-SALEM — Wake Forest did everything it needed Saturday to take a major step toward earning an NCAA Tournament ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, February 24, 2024 9:02 pm

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College men’s basketball: NC State burns BC

      RALEIGH (AP) — D.J. Burns Jr. scored 19 points, Jayden Taylor added 15 and North Carolina State defeated Boston College 81-70 on ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, February 24, 2024 8:45 pm

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College men’s basketball: Tar Heels win at Virginia

By HANK KURZ Jr. AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — With its two star players doing little in a challenging first half, No. 10 North Carolina ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, February 24, 2024 8:40 pm

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College men’s basketball: Rams beat LC by 20

    Staff report SALISBURY — Livingstone’s men’s basketball team can usually make a run at some point, but never was able to get a ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, February 24, 2024 8:32 pm

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College women’s basketball: Livingstone wins regular-season finale

    Staff report SALISBURY — Livingstone’s women’s basketball team wrapped up the regular season with big wins against rivals Johnson C. Smith and Winston-Salem ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, February 24, 2024 8:15 pm

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High school girls basketball: West’s Tenor hits all the right notes

  Falcons win another championship. Milestone for Coach Ashley Poole. By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CONCORD — Makaylah Tenor rainbowed another 3-pointer and smiled. She shot ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, February 23, 2024 6:13 am

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