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Raising the Barr for Rowan golf

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Charlie Barr was a local sports celebrity at age 13, a champion of the Country Club of Salisbury’s prestigious ... Read more

3 hours ago by Mike London.

Sports legends: Josh Reeves took coaching skills he picked up in Kannapolis to high school in Alabama

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Josh Reeves lost his father when he was 5 years old. So his substitute dads growing up in ... Read more

3 hours ago by Mike London.

Area Sports Briefs: Lyerly qualifies for match play

From staff reports Nick Lyerly (East Rowan, UNC Greensboro) shot 68-69 in stroke-play qualifying in the North & South Men’s Amateur Championship at Pinehurst. He ... Read more

3 hours ago by Post Sports.

Cannon Ballers share disappointment of official word on no minor league games this year

KANNAPOLIS — Minor league baseball teams were advised Tuesday that Major League Baseball has decided not to provide players to their minor league affiliates to ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Sports.

Lyerly repeats as Rowan Masters champion

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — Nick Lyerly and struggle don’t usually appear in the same sentence, but Lyerly wasn’t at his sharpest in ... Read more

3 days ago by Mike London.

Sunday’s PGA results: Travelers Championship

 PGA Tour Travelers Championship Scores Sunday At TPC River Highlands Cromwell, Conn. Purse: $7,400,000 Yardage: 6,841; Par: 70 Final Round Dustin Johnson (500), $1,332,000 69-64-61-67_261 ... Read more

3 days ago by Mike London.

Sunday’s racing results: Pocono 350, Xfinity, Trucks

   Monster Energy Series Pocono 350 Sunday At Pocono Raceway Long Pond, Pa. Lap Length: 2.5 (Starting position in parentheses) 1. (19) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, ... Read more

3 days ago by Mike London.

NC3 baseball: Rowan wins two at Mando Field

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MOCKSVILLE — Rowan County rolled 12-0 and 7-1 against Mocksville on Sunday at Mando Field in a designated non-league NC3 baseball ... Read more

3 days ago by Mike London.

Golf: Rowan Masters championship

Staff report CHINA GROVE — Nick Lyerly successfully defended his Rowan Masters championship on Sunday. The top-seeded Lyerly topped seventh-seeded Ritchie Fesperman in the final, ... Read more

3 days ago by Mike London.

Source: Patriots sign former Panthers QB Cam Newton

BOSTON (AP) — The New England Patriots have reached an agreement with free-agent quarterback Cam Newton, bringing in the 2015 NFL Most Valuable Player to ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Sports.

Hamlin caps marathon day of racing at Pocono with 4th win

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Round 2 at Pocono went to Denny Hamlin. Hamlin seized the spotlight, specifically in victory lane when Pocono had to ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Sports.

Area sports briefs: Strong showing for Walker in Atlanta

From staff reports   High school football Salisbury linebacker Jalon Walker (Class of 2022) had a strong showing at the Atlanta Elite Underclassmen Camp.   ... Read more

4 days ago by Mike London.

NC3 baseball: Rowan splits doubleheader with Mocksville

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY —Rowan County settled for a doubleheader split with Mocksville on Saturday at Newman Park in NC3 baseball. Rowan routed Mocksville ... Read more

4 days ago by Mike London.

Local golf: Semifinals set in Rowan Masters

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — There was some terrific golf on display at the Rowan Masters on Saturday. Andrew Morgan made his first ... Read more

4 days ago by Mike London.

Sports legends: No boundaries for Rankin

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CLEVELAND —There are three murals on the walls in Abu Dhabi, capital city of the United Arab Emirates, honoring and saluting ... Read more

4 days ago by Mike London.

Sports obituary: Bill Haggerty was a fixture at Catawba

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com ADVANCE — William Francis “Bill” Haggerty, who died at 68 on Thursday from cancer, was a born salesman who made his ... Read more

4 days ago by Mike London.

Summer baseball: Rowan County Seniors NC3 updated schedule

2020 Rowan County NC 3 American League Baseball Seniors Home games are at Newman Park June 21 Rowan 8, Davidson 3 June 23 Rowan 12, ... Read more

4 days ago by Mike London.

Local golf: Barr made quite a run

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com WINSTON-SALEM —Salisbury’s Charlie Barr, a rising senior at Cannon School, nearly won the North Carolina Junior Boys Championship, as the No. ... Read more

5 days ago by Mike London.

Mickelson leads Travelers in first event since turning 50

By PAT EATON-ROBB AP Sports Writer CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Phil Mickelson figures age might be an asset. Playing his first tournament since turning 50 ... Read more

5 days ago by Paris Goodnight.

Time a precious commodity with mere weeks to go before baseball’s opening day

By JAY COHEN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Forget about those halcyon first few days of spring training, when arranging for the right tee ... Read more

5 days ago by News Service Report.

Area Sport Briefs: Longtime Catawba coach Haggerty dies

From staff reports Bill Haggerty, a fixture in the Catawba College athletic department for nearly three decades, passed away on Thursday. Haggerty served as head ... Read more

6 days ago by Mike London.

Area Sports Briefs: East Junior NC3 team wins

From staff reports East Rowan won 11-5 against West Rowan in NC3 Junior action on Wednesday at Faith Jaycee Ballpark. Chance Mako doubled, tripled and ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

Golf: Rowan Masters this weekend at Warrior

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — The rolling terrain of Warrior has been a part of Rowan County golf since 1999, and the Rowan ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

Baseball: Klingler can hit, but he’ll sink his teeth into education

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Recent East Rowan graduate Charlie Klingler strokes line drives as consistently as anyone in Rowan County, but his role ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

NC3 baseball: Rowan romps

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Logan Rogers’ two-out, bases-loaded double  to deep center in the second inning broke the game wide open and Rowan ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

Charlotte 49ers unveil new brand identity

The Charlotte 49ers, UNC Charlotte’s Division I intercollegiate athletics program, unveiled a new brand identity in the first update to the Charlotte 49ers athletic mark ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Sports.

NASCAR rallies around Wallace as FBI investigates noose

By Jenna Fryer AP auto racing writer Bubba Wallace steered the No. 43 to the front of pit road, NASCAR champion Kyle Busch pushing the ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Sports.

Blaney wins at Talladega

By John Zenor AP sports writer TALLADEGA, Ala. — Ryan Blaney held onto the lead after a restart with two laps to go Monday, earning ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Sports.

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