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Racing

Earnhardt brings Junior Nation into NASCAR Hall of Fame

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. was voted NASCAR’s most popular driver a record 15 times. He didn’t forget ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, January 22, 2022 12:01 am

Sports

Rozier, Bridges lead Hornets past Thunder 121-98

By ELI PACHECO Associated Press CHARLOTTE (AP) — Terry Rozier scored 24 points, Miles Bridges added 22 points and 14 rebounds, and the Charlotte Hornets ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, January 21, 2022 11:58 pm

Sports

NHL: DeAngelo leads Hurricanes to 6-3 win over Rangers

By BOB SUTTON Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — Tony DeAngelo didn’t miss a chance to show his former team what he’s been up to this ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, January 21, 2022 11:57 pm

Sports

AP source says Panthers hiring former Giants coach McAdoo as offensive coordinator

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE (AP) — Matt Rhule decided to go with NFL experience this time at offensive coordinator. The Panthers are ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, January 21, 2022 6:11 pm

College

Catawba postpones First Pitch Field of Dreams fundraising event until Feb. 12

SALISBURY — Due to the pending inclement weather forecast for this weekend, Catawba College has postponed the First Pitch Field of Dreams fundraising event until ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, January 21, 2022 5:10 pm

High School

Photo gallery: Corley powers Carson girls to victory

Carson senior guard Camden Corley, who is playing a major role for the first time, scored a career-high 17 to lead the Cougars in the ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, January 21, 2022 12:00 am

High School

Photo gallery: Second win in two nights for Carson boys

Carson’s boys basketball team won its second game in two days by using a 29-point third quarter to beat South Rowan 61-45 on Thursday. Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, January 21, 2022 12:00 am

Sports

Panthers talk to Jay Gruden, Montgomery again about offensive coordinator job

By Steve Reed AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE — Former Washington head coach Jay Gruden and Indianapolis Colts running backs coach Scottie Montgomery have had second ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, January 21, 2022 12:00 am

Racing

SRX hires first CEO to grow budding motorsports property

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer Tony Stewart and Ray Evernham will have a boss in the second season of the Superstar Racing Experience, ... Read more

by Post Sports, Thursday, January 20, 2022 11:57 pm

College

College basketball: Wolfpack women stop No. 3 Louisville, No. 20 UNC upends Virginia

By Bob Sutton Associated Press RALEIGH — Diamond Johnson scored 11 of her 16 points in a 41/2-minute stretch of the fourth quarter, and No. ... Read more

by Post Sports, Thursday, January 20, 2022 10:20 pm

High School

High school basketball: Beasley’s shot lifts Cougars

Carson’s Colin Ball.     Staff report CHINA GROVE — Mikey Beasley made a game-swinging 3-pointer with 12 seconds left, and Carson beat rival East ... Read more

by Post Sports, Thursday, January 20, 2022 2:15 am

College

College basketball: OT win for LC men

  Staff report SALISBURY —  Navar Elmore had 23 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks as Livingstone’s men’s basketball team outlasted Fayetteville State in overtime ... Read more

by Post Sports, Thursday, January 20, 2022 1:00 am

College

College basketball: Cold shooting night for LC women

  Staff report SALISBURY — Livingstone’s women’s basketball team shot 1-for-13 in the first quarter on Wednesday to dig a hole. Playing in front of ... Read more

by Post Sports, Thursday, January 20, 2022 12:26 am

Sports

Ball’s triple-double carries Hornets past Celtics, 111-102

By KEN POWTAK Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — LaMelo Ball had a triple-double with 15 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists to lead the Charlotte ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, January 19, 2022 11:00 pm

College

Late free throws help Virginia Tech hold off NC State 62-59

RALEIGH (AP) — Justyn Mutts scored 13 points, Keve Aluma had a double-double and Sean Pedulla made two free throws with 12 seconds remaining to ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, January 19, 2022 9:47 pm

College

Wake Forest breaks through at Georgia Tech with 80-64 win

ATLANTA (AP) — Alondes Williams scored 12 of his 19 points in the second half when Wake Forest left Georgia Tech behind in an 80-64 ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, January 19, 2022 9:45 pm

Sports

New NC Sports Hall of Fame inductees named

Associated Press RALEIGH  — A trio of former National Football League players, a member of the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame and a holdover ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, January 19, 2022 7:30 pm

Kannapolis

Earnhardt Jr. joining his dad in NASCAR Hall of Fame

By Jenna Fryer AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE — Dale Earnhardt Jr. recognized early he would never be a seven-time NASCAR champion like his dad. ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, January 19, 2022 7:27 pm

College

Butler’s block seals Florida State’s OT win over No. 6 Duke

By BOB FERRANTE Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — RayQuan Evans made a pair of free throws with 12 seconds left in overtime, John Butler ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, January 19, 2022 12:09 am

Sports

Panthers talk to Washington’s ex-coach Jay Gruden, three others for offensive coordinator job

By Steve Reed AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE — The Carolina Panthers have expanded their offensive coordinator search to include former Washington coach Jay Gruden and ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, January 19, 2022 12:00 am

College

College basketball: Miami routs Heels, holds UNC to 22 points in first half

Associated Press CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Isaiah Wong scored 25 points, Sam Waardenburg set a career high with 21 points and Miami led by 27 ... Read more

by Post Sports, Tuesday, January 18, 2022 10:43 pm

Sports

Djokovic lands in Serbia as questions arise over French Open

By Darko Bandic and Dusan Stojanovic Associated Press BELGRADE, Serbia — Novak Djokovic returned home Monday after being thwarted from defending his Australian Open title ... Read more

by Post Sports, Monday, January 17, 2022 11:50 pm

Sports

Osaka, Nadal advance in Australia after Djokovic flies home

By John Pye AP Sports Writer MELBOURNE, Australia — The first test of Naomi Osaka’s new approach to tennis might have been when she completely ... Read more

by Post Sports, Monday, January 17, 2022 11:49 pm

Sports

Bridges scores 38, Hornets beat Knicks without Ball

By Brian Mahoney AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK — Miles Bridges made sure LaMelo Ball wasn’t missed. Bridges scored a career-high 38 points and grabbed ... Read more

by Post Sports, Monday, January 17, 2022 11:49 pm

High School

Photo gallery: Salisbury girls finish strong against North

Salisbury’s girls basketball team used a 20-0 run in the second half to key a 66-42 victory over rival North Rowan on Saturday afternoon. Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, January 16, 2022 12:00 am

Local

Free throw contest winners advance to district

SALISBURY — The Salisbury Elks Lodge No. 699 and Salisbury Parks and Recreation returned to Hall Gym to host the local Hoop Shoot contest on ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, January 16, 2022 12:00 am

High School

Photo gallery: Salisbury boys knock off Cavs

Salisbury’s boys basketball team topped visiting North Rowan on Saturday afternoon in a convincing 75-50 victory Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, January 16, 2022 12:00 am

Sports

Area Sports Briefs: Catawba women, LC men win

  From staff reports SALISBURY — Catawba’s women’s basketball team had a chance to relax a little on Saturday. It was a rare romp for ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, January 15, 2022 9:15 pm

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