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High school basketball: McCain moves on after 5 seasons at South

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CONCORD — South Rowan is in the process of identifying its 10th head boys basketball coach. The ninth man to hold ... Read more

4 hours ago by Mike London.

Spirit of Rowan: Rowan Little League builds a softball dynasty here

For the second time in five years, a Rowan County team in 2019 won the Little League Softball World Series. Rowan’s team, girls ages 11 ... Read more

1 day ago by Dennis Davidson.

College basketball: Former Carson star Hairston has 8 offers

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — COVID-19 concerns wiped out his dream of competing for a national championship, but that was the only blemish on ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike London.

Basketball: North grad Mitchell making a difference in Charlotte

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHARLOTTE — Kamora Cannie has extreme quickness and a smooth outside shot and made second team All-Rowan County as a freshman ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike London.

Coronavirus effects on sports: Clemson QB Lawrence restarts virus fundraising

Associated Press The latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence and his girlfriend have ... Read more

2 days ago by News Service Report.

High school swimming: Boys all-county, Unexpected splash by Cougars

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — Carson’s 2020 county championship in boys swimming wasn’t normal stuff. No one had 20/20 vision on this one. ... Read more

4 days ago by Mike London.

College football: Catawba adds recruits, announces 2020 schedule

Staff report Catawba College has announced a number of important additions to the football recruiting class this month. Amari Davis – OL – 6-3, 275 ... Read more

4 days ago by Mike London.

College basketball: North grad Sifford helped N.C. Central win 1989 national title

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com It wasn’t expected. Underrated, balanced North Carolina Central wasn’t ranked in the top 10 in Division II when it won the ... Read more

4 days ago by Mike London.

Area Sports Briefs: LC’s Ray is HBCU player of the year

From staff reports Livingstone guard Roger Ray has been named BOXTOROW Division II Player of the Year for HBCU schools. The senior from Raleigh led ... Read more

5 days ago by Mike London.

High school swimming: Girls all-county, Solid-gold season for Knorr

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury junior Emily Knorr racked up the second and third state championships of her career and made the Post’s ... Read more

5 days ago by Mike London.

High school soccer: Catawba signee Thomason is goal-oriented

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — Carson senior soccer star Gracie Thomason is as team-first as it gets, but she had allowed herself one ... Read more

5 days ago by Mike London.

High school basketball: Banner season for West’s Wilson

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA — Individually, you can’t have a better season than West Rowan senior Abigail Wilson had. The 5-foot-11 forward was ... Read more

6 days ago by Mike London.

High school basketball: Girls all-county team capsules

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com FIRST TEAM Abigail Wilson, West, 5-11 Sr. — The UNC Asheville signee scored 681 points and averaged 26.2 per game, both ... Read more

6 days ago by Mike London.

Area Sports Briefs: Walker, Biggers, Hampton getting attention

From staff reports Salisbury outside linebacker Jalon Walker, a sophomore, is officially a four-star football recruit. Walker, the son of Catawba head coach Curtis Walker, ... Read more

6 days ago by Mike London.

High schools: Resuming spring sports is now a long-shot

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com It’s looking more likely every day that history will record the spring of 2020 as the high school season of what ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

High school basketball: Coach of the Year Brice guided young team to 29 wins

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — On the court, Salisbury’s girls were the county’s youngest basketball team, but a bunch of 15-year-olds played a very ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

Barefoot Hamlin wins virtual Homestead as NASCAR races again

CHARLOTTE (AP) — The stands were packed, Jimmie Johnson caused several wrecks, Denny Hamlin raced barefoot and damaged cars were repaired with the push of ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

High school basketball: Boys all-county team capsules

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com FIRST TEAM Jalen Moss, West, 5-9 Jr. — Lightning-fast and was a major factor on both ends of the floor. Rowan ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

High school basketball: Player of the Year Moss has breakout season

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA — There was no shortage of candidates for Rowan County Player of the Year for boys basketball. Salisbury senior ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

Former No. 1 overall draft picks still available on market

By Josh Dubow AP pro football writer Jameis Winston, Cam Newton and Jadeveon Clowney didn’t have to wait long to find homes in the NFL ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Sports.

Biggest tourney upsets? NC State’s ’83 title run hard to top

By Aaron Beard AP basketball writer There are still moments, even after nearly four decades, when Ernie Myers has trouble believing it all really happened ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Sports.

Sports obit: Joe Ferebee was one of the giants

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MISENHEIMER— Joe Ferebee, a Mocksville native who became one of the giants of Rowan County and Stanly County athletics, passed away ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

Column: Sports at a standstill; missing the rites of spring

By Dennis Davidson dennis.davidson@salisburypost.com Right off the bat, pun intended, let me qualify: I realize the world has far greater problems than the shutdown of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Dennis Davidson.

Saints’ coach says he tested positive for coronavirus

By Brett Martel AP Sports Writer NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton says he has tested positive for the coronavirus, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Sports.

Olympic flame lands in Japan as doubts grow over Tokyo Games

By HARUKA NUGA and KOJI UEDA Associated Press MATSUSHIMA AIR BASE, Japan (AP) — The Olympic flame arrived in Japan on Friday from Greece in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Sports.

MLB to pay minor leaguers through April 8; salaries TBD

By JAKE SEINER and JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writers NEW YORK (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies minor leaguer Logan O’Hoppe got the news from his agent ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Sports.

All-County basketball: Withers, Hornets flirted with super season

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury’s boys basketball team won by 20 against West Rowan and by 19 against North Rowan. The Hornets won ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

All-County basketball: Causby, Cavaliers turned it around

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SPENCER —From embarrassment to redemption, North Rowan’s boys provided a wild ride during a 2019-20 basketball season. It was a journey ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

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