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High school girls tennis: Cougars, Hornets advance

Staff report     Carson’s doubles team of Riley Isley/Bree Whittington won two matches on Friday in the 3A Midwest Regional held at Les Myers ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, October 23, 2021 3:39 am

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Astros oust Red Sox to reach World Series

By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Luis García showed the poise of an October ace, Yordan Alvarez stayed hot at the ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, October 23, 2021 12:02 am

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Bridges scores 30 points to lead Hornets past careless Cavs 123-112

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — For the second straight game, the Hornets saved their best for last. And once again, the ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, October 23, 2021 12:00 am

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Scherzer scratched from Game 6 start in Dodgers, Braves clash

ATLANTA (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers say Max Scherzer will not start Game 6 of the NL Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves tonight. ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, October 23, 2021 12:00 am

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High school football: Scores

  Friday’s Scores Andrews 24, Robbinsville 14 Apex Middle Creek 48, Friendship 13 Arden Christ School 34, Charlotte Christian 31 Asheville Erwin 25, McDowell County ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, October 22, 2021 10:58 pm

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Taylor hits 3 homers as Dodgers beat Braves 11-2 to extend NLCS

By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Taylor hit three homers and drove in six runs as the Los Angeles Dodgers ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, October 22, 2021 12:00 am

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FAU knocks off Charlotte 38-9

CHARLOTTE (AP) — N’Kosi Perry set up three touchdowns on as many drives in a breakaway third quarter and Florida Atlantic held Charlotte scoreless for ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, October 22, 2021 12:00 am

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Kotkaniemi scores in his return to Montreal, Hurricanes win 4-1

MONTREAL (AP) — Jesperi Kotkaniemi scored his first goal for Carolina in his return to Montreal, helping the Hurricanes beat the winless Canadiens 4-1 on ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, October 22, 2021 12:00 am

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No etiquette: Some in NASCAR lament lack of on-track ‘driver code’

By Jenna Fryer AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE — Tensions are high at every level of NASCAR as its grueling, 11-month season enters the homestretch ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, October 22, 2021 12:00 am

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Panthers preparing to face Giants as both teams struggle; Anderson frustrated

By Tom Canavan AP Sports Writer EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The game between the Carolina Panthers and New York Giants on Sunday matches two struggling ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, October 22, 2021 12:00 am

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Keenum, third-string back Johnson lead Browns past Broncos

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns’ backups delivered. Case Keenum stepped in for Baker Mayfield and made the most of ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, October 22, 2021 12:00 am

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Charlotte among six schools joining American Athletic Conference

By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer Major college football is settling into a strange period with lame duck memberships and frayed allegiances that ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, October 22, 2021 12:00 am

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ACC basketball previews: Keatts eyes Wolfpack’s return to NCAA Tournament

By Aaron Beard AP Basketball Writer Kevin Keatts has had North Carolina State routinely pushing for 20-win seasons in his first four years, though he ... Read more

by Post Sports, Thursday, October 21, 2021 12:00 am

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Ball scores 31 to rally Hornets past Pacers 123-122

By ELI PACHECO Associated Press CHARLOTTE (AP) — LaMelo Ball scored 31 points, hitting seven 3-pointers, and the Charlotte Hornets used a 24-0 third period ... Read more

by Post Sports, Thursday, October 21, 2021 12:00 am

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Braves blast 4 homers to beat Dodgers, take 3-1 lead in NLCS

By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eddie Rosario homered twice in his second four-hit game of the series and six pitchers ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 11:55 pm

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Brice leads Appalachian State to upset of No. 14 Coastal Carolina

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer BOONE (AP) — Chandler Staton kicked a 24-yard field goal as time expired and Appalachian State knocked off 14th-ranked ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 11:32 pm

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Astros rout Red Sox 9-1, take 3-2 ALCS lead

By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) — Framber Valdez lost his perfect game in the fifth inning and then bounced the next pitch ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 10:59 pm

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College golf: Lyerly wins Wolfpack Intercollegiate

  Staff report RALEIGH — UNC Greensboro golfer Nick Lyerly (East Rowan) won the Wolfpack Intercollegiate at the Lonnie Poole Course on Sunday. The key ... Read more

by Post Sports, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 2:17 am

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Larson wins at Texas for 1st spot in NASCAR’s championship 4

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kyle Larson was willing to play it smart in the closing laps at Texas. He also had a fast car ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, October 17, 2021 11:34 pm

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McCaffrey on IR, can’t return to Panthers for three more weeks

CHARLOTTE (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have placed running back Christian McCaffrey on injured reserve, meaning he will miss at least the next three games ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, October 17, 2021 12:00 am

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No. 22 North Carolina State romps over Boston College 33-7

By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) — Devin Leary scrambled free and threw a jump pass to Thayer Thomas, who took it 79 ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, October 17, 2021 12:00 am

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College football roundup: Howell, Heels hold off Hurricanes

Associated Press CHAPEL HILL — Sam Howell threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more as North Carolina held off Miami, 45-42, sending the ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, October 17, 2021 12:00 am

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Svechnikov, Teravainen score late as Hurricanes beat Predators 3-2

By JIM DIAMOND Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Andrei Svechnikov scored with 6:00 left in the third period, and Teuvo Teravainen added a late ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, October 17, 2021 12:00 am

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Truex looking for good things today in Texas

By Stephen Hawkins AP Sports Writer FORT WORTH, Texas — Martin Truex Jr. remembers the hours of boredom last October watching television and the rain ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, October 17, 2021 12:00 am

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Nemechek’s Xfinity win in Texas leaves final four spots open

By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Sports Writer FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — All four spots in the championship round of the NASCAR Xfinity Series are still ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, October 17, 2021 12:00 am

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Riley’s game-winning single in 9th carries Braves past Dodgers

By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — Austin Riley homered and drove in the winning run with a single in the bottom of ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, October 17, 2021 12:00 am

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Area Sports: Celebration of Life memorial service planned for Coach Wright

  From staff reports A Celebration of Life memorial  service for David Wright  will take place on Saturday, Oct. 23, at 3 p.m. at the ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, October 16, 2021 11:13 pm

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McCaffrey officially out for Sunday’s game against Vikings

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE (AP) — Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey will miss his third straight game Sunday against the Minnesota ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, October 16, 2021 12:00 am

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