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January 18, 2021

Post Sports, Author at Salisbury Post

College

College basketball: Wake Forest falls short against Hokies

By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer WINSTON-SALEM  — Virginia Tech kept turning the ball over, failing to secure loose rebounds and struggling to get offense ... Read more

by Post Sports, Monday, January 18, 2021 4:30 am

Sports

Saints’ Brees exits playoffs, perhaps career, on sour note

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Nearly two hours after the New Orleans Saints’ season had ended, Drew Brees stood on the Superdome field in street clothes, ... Read more

by Post Sports, Monday, January 18, 2021 1:34 am

Sports

Chiefs advance to 3rd straight AFC title game at home

By Josh Dubow AP Pro Football Writer The AFC title game is returning to a familiar place in Kansas City. The question all week will ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, January 17, 2021 7:05 pm

High School

High school cross country: A.L. Brown competes in 3A MW Regional

  Staff report KERNERSVILLE — A.L. Brown’s boys were 10th in the 3A Midwest Regional on Sunday at Ivey Redmon Park. Seniors Onesimo Rosas (18:21, ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, January 17, 2021 7:04 pm

Sports

Bills advance to AFC championship with 17-3 win over Ravens

By JOHN WAWROW AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Taron Johnson could’ve kept running into next week on a 101-yard interception that carried ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, January 17, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

‘Special’ day for Rodgers as Packers handle Rams

By Josh Dubow AP Pro Football Writer Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers are making a return trip to the NFC title game and ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, January 17, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

NHL: Red Wings knock off Hurricanes

Associated Press DETROIT — Robby Fabbri scored the tiebreaking goal with 2:42 left in the third period, Dylan Larkin got his second goal into an ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, January 17, 2021 12:00 am

College

Hoops roundup: Florida State tops Heels as Seminoles notch 20th straight ACC victory at home

Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — M.J. Walker scored 20 points, Raiquan Gray added a career-high 19 and Florida State beat North Carolina 82-75 on Saturday ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, January 17, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Raptors capitalize on late free throws for 116-113 win over Hornets

By DICK SCANLON Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Toronto Raptors got another big lift from their bench and won consecutive games for the ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, January 17, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school basketball: SHS boys open CCC play with road victory

  Staff report THOMASVILLE — The non-conference games may have been frustrating, but when Central Carolina Conference play arrived on Friday, Salisbury’s boys basketball team ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, January 16, 2021 4:24 pm

High School

High school basketball: Salisbury girls open CCC play with win

    Staff report THOMASVILLE — Salisbury’s girls basketball team bounced back from a tough non-conference loss to a 4A and hammered Thomasville 63-28 on ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, January 16, 2021 12:59 pm

High School

High school basketball: Two in a row for SR boys

      Staff report LANDIS — South Rowan’s boys basketball team owns a two-game winning streak after thumping Central Carolina Conference opponent East Davidson ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, January 16, 2021 12:25 pm

High School

High school basketball: South girls win

Staff report LANDIS — Every win is sweet for the South Rowan girls basketball program, which has been in a rebuilding mode since the graduation ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, January 16, 2021 11:37 am

High School

High school basketball: West freshmen providing anxiety, wins

    Staff report TROUTMAN — West Rowan’s young girls aren’t driving cars yet, but they may drive a few coaches crazy this basketball season. ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, January 16, 2021 1:42 am

High School

High school basketball: West boys end SI jinx

    Staff report TROUTMAN — South Iredell’s gym has been a dismal venue for West Rowan’s boys basketball team. Last season, West crushed the ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, January 16, 2021 1:13 am

Racing

Grammy winner Pitbull joins NASCAR’s Trackhouse Racing ownership team

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE (AP) — “Mr. Worldwide” is coming to NASCAR. Pitbull has become an ownership partner in new NASCAR ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, January 16, 2021 12:00 am

Kannapolis

Kannapolis native Corey Seager agrees to $13.75 million deal with Dodgers

By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Corey Seager was among 112 players who agreed to one-year contracts Friday, leaving just 13 ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, January 16, 2021 12:00 am

College

South Alabama tops Appalachian State 73-64

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Michael Flowers had a season-high 31 points as South Alabama beat Appalachian State 73-64 on Friday night. Flowers shot 7 for ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, January 16, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school basketball: A.L. Brown girls win

Staff report The A.L. Brown girls basketball team shook off two lopsided losses and got their first victory on Thursday. The Wonders won big — ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, January 15, 2021 3:52 am

High School

High school basketball: Near miss for South Rowan girls

  Staff report DENTON —  South Rowan’s girls lost by 44 and 50 points in their first two outings, but they had a serious chance ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, January 15, 2021 2:38 am

High School

High school basketball: South Rowan boys take first win

    Staff report DENTON — South Rowan’s Daniel Blevins got his first win as the Raiders’ head boys basketball coach on Thursday. The Raiders ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, January 15, 2021 1:53 am

High School

High school basketball: Carson girls romp vs. Mustangs

  Staff report CHINA GROVE — Carson’s girls basketball team is loaded with talented seniors. East Rowan doesn’t have any seniors. What happened on Thursday ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, January 15, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Raptors hold off Hornets 111-108 for third win

By DICK SCANLON Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Chris Boucher had 25 points and 10 rebounds, Kyle Lowry had 16 points and 12 assists, ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, January 15, 2021 12:00 am

College

Basketball roundup: Wolfpack’s game Saturday against Georgia Tech postponed

Associated Press The Atlantic Coast Conference says Saturday’s men’s basketball game between Georgia Tech and North Carolina State has been postponed. The league announced the ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, January 15, 2021 12:00 am

College

Duke coach realigns staff, gives up play-calling duties

DURHAM (AP) — Duke head coach David Cutcliffe is giving up play-calling duties amid multiple changes in responsibilities for the Blue Devils coaching staff following ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, January 15, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Hurricanes open NHL season with 3-0 win over rebuilding Red Wings

By LARRY LAGE AP Hockey Writer DETROIT (AP) — Nino Niederreiter scored early in the first period and Petr Mrazek had to make just 14 ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, January 15, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school basketball: East boys end drought vs. Cougars

  Staff report CHINA GROVE — East Rowan’s boys snapped a 13-game losing streak against rival Carson on Thursday. COVID-reduced Carson played the North Piedmont ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, January 15, 2021 12:00 am

College

From Florida State to NC State to Middle Tennessee State

Associated Press RALEIGH — North Carolina State quarterback Bailey Hockman plans to play at Middle Tennessee State as a graduate transfer. Hockman announced he has ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, January 15, 2021 12:00 am

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