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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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks ago by Post Sports.

College baseball: Park still ticking despite long odds

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CORNELIUS — He’d already shaken off  stomach disorders and line drives off his face and right knee, so cancer never stood ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

College baseball: Shepherd plans to return to Indians

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — There’s a too-good-to-be-true aura that surrounds Hunter Elliott Shepherd. He’s like a fictional hero, a comic book guy with ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Mike London.

College athletics: Otto comes home with degree, memories

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA — College football isn’t a pathway to the NFL very often. For most athletes, it’s about getting a degree, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Mike London.

College football: Success hasn’t spoiled Reynolds

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHARLOTTE —  Chris Reynolds, the starting quarterback for the Charlotte 49ers, accounted for 3,355 passing and rushing yards and 28 touchdowns ... Read more

1 month ago by Mike London.

ECU will drop swimming and tennis teams

Staff report GREENVILLE, N.C. — East Carolina University announced Thursday that it’s cutting swimming and tennis teams in an effort to save money and reduce ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike London.

College football: Gaither still working to get better as a coach

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com HIGH POINT — Malcolm Gaither loves football and just keeps grinding. Now he’s getting a chance to coach at the college ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike London.

College athletics: Catawba named SAC’s top athletic training staff

SAC News Service ROCK HILL, S.C.  — The South Atlantic Conference Athletic Trainers Committee has selected the Catawba College athletic training staff as the 2019-20 ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike London.

College tennis: Kiger named to All-America squad

Staff report The Intercollegiate Tennis Association released its list of men’s All-Americans for the 2020 season. The team included the doubles pairing of senior Simon ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike London.

College football: Pitt is it for Wilson

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com HAMPTON, Va. — The Pitt Panthers. The ACC. The top level of college football has been a goal for West Rowan ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike London.

College baseball: Raper will play at Illinois

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CONCORD — Catawba baseball standout Jackson Raper will take advantage of the extra year of eligibility granted to spring sports athletes. ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike London.

Softball: Greene makes the most of her last season

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Peyton Greene graduated — virtually — from N.C. State on Friday, and did so with more athletic memories than ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike London.

College basketball: New home for Cole Perry

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Cole Perry, a 6-foot-4 Carson High graduate, is famous not only for coming back from ACL surgery in just ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike London.

College football: North grad Patterson headed to S. Dakota

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — North Rowan graduate Nautica Patterson wasn’t a starter in his first college football game for Greensboro College last fall. ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike London.

College football: Redshirt year benefited Turner

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — They call it a redshirt year, but there’s nothing colorful about it. Basically an athlete becomes invisible for a ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike London.

Women’s soccer: Catawba 30th reunion this fall

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — On Oct. 3, the Catawba College’s women’s soccer program plans to celebrate its 30th reunion. “We’re excited about connecting the ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike London.

College basketball: Hairston headed for new heights

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY —  No pun intended, Jamarius Hairston believes Lees-McRae College is the best place to elevate his game. Lees-McRae is located ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike London.

College football: It’s still faith, family and football for Bass

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com QUINCY, Ill. — Gary Bass majored in marketing at Catawba College, so he never expected to become a college head football ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike London.

NFL draft: L-R Bear chosen in second round

From SAC sports information Prior to tonight, no player from Lenoir-Rhyne had been picked higher than No. 106 and that happened in 1958 when Harold ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike London.

Work begins on turf field at Catawba College

SALISBURY — Catawba College has begun work on upgrading drainage and replacing turf at Kirkland Field in Shuford Stadium, a major step in converting the ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike London.

College soccer: Big recruiting class (16) for Catawba women

 From Catawba sports information SALISBURY —  Catawba College women’s head soccer coach Nick Brown announced the addition of 16 student-athletes for the 2020 school year, ... Read more

2 months ago by Post Sports.

Sports obituary: Catawba’s Joe Oxendine went from humble beginnings to esteemed educator

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Dr. Joseph Bruce Oxendine beat long odds, not just by living 90 years, but by making the journey from ... Read more

3 months ago by Mike London.

Golf: Lyerly plays often, but misses competition

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Nick Lyerly is grateful that his chosen sport is one that’s still normal in a socially distant world. Well, ... Read more

3 months ago by Mike London.

Athletics: Catawba had strong senior class (updated)

From SAC.com Catawba Senior Spotlights BASEBALL The Catawba baseball team matched its highest Division II ranking, climbing to No. 2 in the Collegiate Baseball Poll ... Read more

3 months ago by Mike London.

College baseball: Queens hires Steedley

A full story on Steedley will be in Sunday’s Post. From Queens sports information CHARLOTTE —  Rowan County native Ross Steedley has been named the ... Read more

3 months ago by Mike London.

College football: North grad DeBose has learned patience

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Considered a can’t-miss prospect when he signed in 2017, Virginia Tech defensive end Zion DeBose hasn’t made the on-field ... Read more

3 months ago by Mike London.

College baseball: Childhood dream becomes reality for Steedley

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY — Ross Steedley remembers his mother, Roxanne, asking the traditonal question: “What do you want to be when you ... Read more

3 months ago by Mike London.

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