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High school softball: East, West win; more rain for Carson

      From staff reports TROY — Haley Strange struck out 16 and pitched a two-hitter to lead 15th-seeded East Rowan to an 8-0 ... Read more

5 hours ago by Post Sports.

Minor league baseball: Wood Ducks edge Cannon Ballers

Staff report KANNAPOLIS –  James Beard blasted a grand slam for Kannapolis, but the Down East Wood Ducks beat the Cannon Ballers 8-7 on Wednesday ... Read more

5 hours ago by Post Sports.

Ozuna hits grand slam as Braves beat Nationals in Fried’s return

By BEN NUCKOLS AP Sports Writer   WASHINGTON (AP) — For the second time in two nights, the Washington Nationals walked Atlanta’s Freddie Freeman intentionally ... Read more

7 hours ago by Post Sports.

NASCAR’s future is here: Next Gen car finally arrives

By Jenna Fryer AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE  (AP) — NASCAR’s next generation race car is finally here after two years of hype and hope ... Read more

7 hours ago by Post Sports.

John Means throws no-hitter of season as Orioles cruise past Mariners

By TIM BOOTH AP Sports Writer SEATTLE (AP) — The clubhouse celebration that awaited John Means was more than 50 years in the making for ... Read more

7 hours ago by Post Sports.

High school girls soccer: Hornets advance in playoffs

Staff report WINSTON-SALEM —  Sutton Webb scored three goals as No. 14 Salisbury won 4-2 at No. 6 Atkins, champs of the Western Piedmont Conference, ... Read more

7 hours ago by Post Sports.

High school football: Offensive line came together for Hornets, who play for state title tonight

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — It was wet enough on Monday that the Salisbury football team was forced inside, but the Hornets cheerfully ran ... Read more

7 hours ago by Mike London.

Pro baseball: White makes pro debut and says, ‘It felt amazing to be out there’

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — No doubt it would’ve been easier making his long-awaited, long-stalled pro pitching debut for the Down East Wood Ducks ... Read more

7 hours ago by Mike London.

Panthers banking on BYU product to fill void at left tackle

By Steve Reed AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE — The Carolina Panthers have been looking for a player who can protect the quarterback’s blindside for the ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Sports.

Providence’s Gantt, UVa’s Morsell joining Wolfpack basketball team

RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina State has added transfers Casey Morsell and Greg Gantt to its roster. The team announced Tuesday that both players would ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Sports.

Teravainen’s back, Svechnikov scr Hurricanes rally past Blackhawks 6-3

By AARON BEARD AP Sports Writer RALEIGH (AP) — Carolina’s top line is rolling now with Teuvo Teravainen back from a lengthy absence. It’s a ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Sports.

Minor League baseball: Wood Ducks top Cannon Ballers in season opener

Staff report KANNAPOLIS — The long-awaited opening night for the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers at Atrium Health Ballpark was a success everywhere except the scoreboard. Downpours ... Read more

1 day ago by Mike London.

Hornets notch crucial victory, edge Pistons

By Noah Trister AP Sports Writer DETROIT — LaMelo Ball scored 23 points, including two free throws with 5.8 seconds left, and the Charlotte Hornets ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Sports.

Jimmie Johnson’s Indy 500 debut will be in TV booth

Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS  — Jimmie Johnson will make his first Indianapolis 500 start this year after all — with the television crew, not on the ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Sports.

High school girls soccer: Sutton scores 5 goals for Hornets

Staff report MARSHALL — Sutton Webb scored five goals as Salisbury’s girls soccer team rolled to a 9-1 win in the first round of the ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

High school baseball: Honeycutt will lead Hornets

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com Fifth in a series of reports on local teams … SALISBURY — In a year of COVID and a powerful football ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike London.

High school softball: West, East win playoff games on road

From staff reports NCHSAA softball playoff seedings were mostly random draw in this shortened COVID season. Conference champs were randomly placed 1 through 8 in ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike London.

High school baseball: South’s Deal will play at Methodist

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — South Rowan senior Jackson Deal went 4-for-4 and scored three runs in Friday’s 11-2 win at Carson, the ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike London.

Aho, Hurricanes beat Blackhawks, Chicago eliminated

By Aaron Beard AP Sports Writer RALEIGH — Sebastian Aho scored twice in the second period on the way to a hat trick, helping the ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

After draft, some obstacles ahead for NFL in 2021

By Barry Wilner AP Pro Football Writer With a successful in-person draft in Cleveland behind it, the NFL inexorably moves on. What’s ahead might not ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

What’s new as Minor League returns?

By Jake Seiner AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK — They’ve waited for the Wahoos, stood by for the Sod Poodles, bided their time for the ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

Heat move into 6th place in East; beat Hornets 121-111

CHARLOTTE (AP) — The NBA playoffs are approaching and the defending Eastern Conference champion Miami Heat are starting to play like it. Bam Adebayo had ... Read more

3 days ago by News Service Report.

Ex-NASCAR driver Eric McClure dies at 42; autopsy pending

ABINGDON, Va. (AP) — Former NASCAR driver Eric McClure died Sunday, his family and the series said. He was 42. No details were given about ... Read more

3 days ago by News Service Report.

Baseball is back: Cannon Ballers prepare to play opening game at Atrium Health Ballpark

KANNAPOLIS — In the previous several months, local high school and college baseball teams have squared off at Atrium Health Ballpark in downtown Kannapolis. The ... Read more

4 days ago by Ben Stansell.

Harvick, Hamlin looking for a win today; Kyle Busch uses second chance for Truck Series victory

By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Kevin Harvick learned the importance of survival when you don’t have the best car ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Sports.

High school football: St. Pauls, a team from Robeson County, next up for Hornets

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com Positive COVID tests knocked the St. Pauls girls and boys basketball teams out of this year’s state playoffs. The St. Pauls ... Read more

4 days ago by Mike London.

Baseball: White to make pro debut in Kannapolis

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — There weren’t many highlights for Carson baseball on Friday in an 11-2 loss to South Rowan. But even ... Read more

4 days ago by Mike London.

LaMelo Ball returns, helps Hornets beat Pistons 107-94

By ELI PACHECO Associated Press CHARLOTTE (AP) — LaMelo Ball returned from a 21-game absence with 11 points, helping the Charlotte Hornets claim a 107-94 ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Sports.

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