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April 20, 2021

Post Sports, Author at Salisbury Post

College

College baseball: Catawba wins in Kannapolis

Staff report KANNAPOLIS — Catawba beat Belmont Abbey 5-4 on Monday in a game played at Atrium Health Ballpark. Jeremy Simpson homered for the Indians. ... Read more

by Post Sports, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:28 am

High School

High school boys golf: Patterson shoots 69, as Mustangs win NPC

Staff report Colby Patterson shot 69  at Warrior on Monday as East Rowan cruised to the North Piedmont Conference championship in boys golf. “We’ve got ... Read more

by Post Sports, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:19 am

High School

High school girls soccer: Hornets win again on Senior Night

Staff report SALISBURY —  Salisbury’s girls soccer team celebrated the careers of six seniors on Monday with an 8-0 win over Ledford at Ludwig Stadium. ... Read more

by Post Sports, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:13 am

Sports

Hakanpaa scores to lead Hurricanes past Predators 3-1

By BOB SUTTON Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — Jani Hakanpaa scored his first goal with Carolina to break a tie in the third period and ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, April 18, 2021 12:00 am

Racing

Elliott trying to find way to victory in Richmond

By HANK KURZ Jr. AP Sports Writer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Like many drivers in NASCAR’s top series, Chase Elliott had a hard time figuring ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, April 18, 2021 12:00 am

College

Area Sports Briefs: Catawba softball beats Coker, COVID

  From staff reports SALISBURY — Catawba’s softball team won a doubleheader at Whitley Field under unusual circumstances on Friday. The Indians beat Coker  6-3 ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, April 17, 2021 11:09 pm

High School

High school softball: Raiders win

  Staff report PFAFFTOWN — South Rowan’s softball team won 11-7 at Reagan on Friday in a non-conference game. South scored six runs in the ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, April 17, 2021 2:40 am

College

College softball: Short-handed Catawba takes two

  From Catawba Sports Information   SALISBURY —  Catawba swept a South Atlantic Conference softball doubleheader against visiting Coker on Friday afternoon at Whitley Field. ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, April 17, 2021 2:32 am

College

College baseball: Catawba sweeps Anderson

  Catawba Sports Information SALISBURY — Catawba baseball swept a doubleheader Friday night over the Anderson Trojans to move another step closer to clinching the ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, April 17, 2021 2:24 am

High School

High school football: Hornets hit another gear

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MAIDEN—Film study revealed that the scariest guys on Maiden’s football roster were 6-foot-3 receivers Brennan James and Christopher Culliver. So the ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, April 17, 2021 1:59 am

High School

High school football: Season ends for West

  Staff report ASHEVILLE — West Rowan accumulated yards, but not points, on Friday and its football season ended with a 14-7 loss to the ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:02 am

Sports

Braves hold on to defeat Cubs despite Kyle Wright hitting four batters with pitches

CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Wright plunked four Cubs batters but still left with the lead after a last-minute call-up, Will Smith stranded the bases loaded ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:00 am

Coronavirus

NASCAR approach to virus vaccine varies greatly

By HANK KURZ Jr. AP Sports Writer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Bubba Wallace says get the shot, like he did. Brad Keselowski says he hasn’t ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Durant, Harris lead Nets to 130-115 win over Hornets

By JEFFREY BERNSTEIN Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant had 25 points and 11 assists, Joe Harris scored 26 points and the Brooklyn ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school football: Playoff scores

Asheville Reynolds 14, West Rowan 7 Asheville Roberson 36, A.L. Brown 29 Bear Grass 48, Perquimans 42 Cary Panther Creek 21, Charlotte Olympic 14 Charlotte ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, April 16, 2021 10:31 pm

High School

High school girls soccer: Carson wins NPC match

Staff report Carson’s girls soccer team won 9-0 against East Rowan on Friday. Makayla Borst and Hannah Isley scored four goals each in the NPC ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, April 16, 2021 10:29 pm

High School

Boys tennis: Hornets win; Mustangs lose a close one

From staff reports Will Koontz, Colin Donaldson, Bennett Clark and Jared Wetzler had singles wins for Salisbury in a 5-4 Central Carolina Conference win against ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, April 16, 2021 4:09 am

High School

High school girls soccer: Carson wins again; Raiders get first victory

From staff reports Carson’s girls soccer team won easily against Statesville on Thursday in North Piedmont Conference action. Hannah Isley scored three goals to lead ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, April 16, 2021 4:06 am

Sports

Hurricanes score 3 quick goals, top Predators 4-1

By BOB SUTTON Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — Warren Foegele scored the first of three Carolina goals in under eight minutes and the Hurricanes beat ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, April 16, 2021 12:00 am

College

College hoops roundup: UNC adds Jeff Lebo to staff, promotes Sean May to assistant

Associated Press CHAPEL HILL — New North Carolina basketball coach Hubert Davis has completed his staff filled with former Tar Heels players. The school said ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, April 16, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school girls golf: East finishes second in NPC

  Staff report STATESVILLE — East Rowan’s girls golf squad posted the best team score in Thursday’s match at Twin Oaks, but finished 10 strokes ... Read more

by Post Sports, Thursday, April 15, 2021 11:53 pm

Sports

Acuña hits two homers but it’s not enough as Marlins edge Braves in 10th

ATLANTA (AP) — Jesus Aguilar drove in the winning run with a 10th-inning double and the Miami Marlins overcame two homers by Ronald Acuña Jr. ... Read more

by Post Sports, Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:00 am

College

Duke star Hurt sets sights on NBA

DURHAM (AP) — Duke forward Matthew Hurt is declaring for the NBA draft and intends to hire an agent following a breakout sophomore season in ... Read more

by Post Sports, Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Jarrett Allen scores 15 in return for Cavaliers, Hornets fall 103-90

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE (AP) — Jarrett Allen felt better than he expected in his first game since March 26. “I thought ... Read more

by Post Sports, Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school girls soccer: Hornets stay undefeated

  Staff report SALISBURY — Salisbury’s girls soccer team defeated Oak Grove 4-1 on Wednesday to improve to 7-0 overall and 4-0 in the Central ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 11:21 pm

High School

High school softball: West, Salisbury roll

From staff reports West Rowan routed South Iredell 12-0 on Tuesday in North Piedmont Conference action. Taylor Walton pitched a one-hitter and struck out eight. ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:45 am

High School

High school girls soccer: Carson wins

From staff reports Carson defeated East Rowan 9-0 in North Piedmont Conference soccer. Hannah Isley scored five goals for the Cougars. Lindsey Conrad scored two, ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:43 am

High School

High school boys golf: Hornets sizzle at Country Club

  Staff report SALISBURY — Medalist Will Fowler shot 32 to lead Salisbury’s boys golf team to a win in Central Carolina Conference action at ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:39 am

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