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September 26, 2021

Post Sports, Author at Salisbury Post

Sports

Braves’ victory in 10th inning eliminates Padres

By BERNIE WILSON AP Sports Writer SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jorge Soler hit a go-ahead double with one out in the 10th inning for his ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, September 26, 2021 12:00 am

Racing

Berry beats teammate Allgaier in JRM sweep at Xfinity race in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Josh Berry moved teammate Justin Allgaier out of the way with 42 laps remaining Saturday night to win the Xfinity Series ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, September 26, 2021 12:00 am

College

College football roundup: ‘The curse is broken’ as Wolfpack stuns No. 9 Clemson

By Aaron Beard AP Sports Writer   RALEIGH (AP) — Clemson’s final pass had barely hit the ground when North Carolina State’s sideline began charging ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, September 26, 2021 12:00 am

Racing

Larson returns to Las Vegas looking for another victory in opening race of playoffs’ second round

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer Overlooked in the post-race spat between Kevin Harvick and Chase Elliott was yet another trip to victory lane ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, September 26, 2021 12:00 am

College

Georgia Tech swamps No. 21 North Carolina

By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — Jeff Sims came off the bench to run for three touchdowns and pass for another, Georgia ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, September 26, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Rays clinch second straight AL East title, beat Marlins 7-3

By MARK DIDTLER Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — In a division loaded with big-budget teams, this is becoming a familiar picture: the Tampa ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, September 25, 2021 11:58 pm

High School

High school football: Scores

Apex Middle Creek 37, Green Level 20 Asheville 49, Asheville Erwin 14 Asheville Reynolds 61, Enka 0 Belmont South Point 42, Gastonia Huss 7 Burlington ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, September 25, 2021 7:36 pm

Sports

Tatis’ homer lifts Padres over stumbling Braves in completion of suspended game

By BERNIE WILSON AP Sports Writer SAN DIEGO (AP) — Fernando Tatis Jr. homered leading off the top of the seventh inning and the staggering ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, September 25, 2021 12:00 am

Racing

Toyota to field Tundra TRD Pro truck next season in NASCAR

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Toyota will use its Tundra TRD Pro in NASCAR’s Trucks Series next season as part of an overhaul to the vehicles ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, September 25, 2021 12:00 am

College

Hartman leads Demon Deacons to easy victory over Virginia

By HANK KURZ Jr. AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Sam Hartman threw three touchdown passes and Wake Forest scored on its first seven ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, September 25, 2021 12:00 am

College

Reynolds, Charlotte hold off Middle Tennessee 42-39

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Chris Reynolds punched the ball four straight times up the middle to score the insurance touchdown with a leap over the ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, September 25, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Three key injuries sour Panthers’ 3-0 start

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE (AP) — Normally teams would be fired up after starting the season 3-0. But there is plenty of ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, September 24, 2021 6:46 pm

College

Catawba-Wingate football game canceled

Staff report Saturday night’s South Atlantic Conference football game between Catawba College and No. 13 Wingate University has been canceled. It would have been the ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, September 24, 2021 5:46 pm

Sports

Panthers claim 24-9 victory over Texans, but McCaffrey goes out early with injury

By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — Sam Darnold threw for 304 yards and ran for two touchdowns, and the Carolina Panthers eased ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, September 24, 2021 12:01 am

College

Football previews: No. 9 Clemson will try to solve offensive woes at NC State

By Aaron Beard AP Sports Writer Ninth-ranked Clemson hasn’t looked much like the high-scoring juggernaut of recent years. That either has the six-time reigning Atlantic ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, September 24, 2021 12:00 am

College

Peoples, Noel lead Appalachian State over Marshall 31-30

BOONE (AP) — Camerun Peoples ran for three touchdowns and Nate Noel rushed for 87 of his 187 yards on a game-saving drive and Appalachian ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, September 24, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Lowly D-Backs rally past Braves, allowing Phillies to make up ground

By JACK MAGRUDER Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — Carson Kelly hit a tying three-run homer in a five-run seventh inning, Daulton Varsho followed with a ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, September 24, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Braves’ Duvall ends up with single on ball that clears fence

PHOENIX (AP) — Adam Duvall passed teammate Austin Riley while running the bases Wednesday night after a drive over the wall in left-center, costing the ... Read more

by Post Sports, Thursday, September 23, 2021 12:00 am

College

ACC age gap: Super seniors, early enrollees create challenges for football teams

By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer Clemson linebacker James Skalski sees nothing odd about staying in college, no matter how many seasons he’s been with ... Read more

by Post Sports, Thursday, September 23, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Texans quarterback faces huge test in his first start against strong Panthers defense

By KRISTIE RIEKEN  AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — The Carolina Panthers will face a rookie quarterback making his first NFL start for the second ... Read more

by Post Sports, Thursday, September 23, 2021 12:00 am

Education

17 rackets donated to Erwin Middle School tennis teams

Staff report SALISBURY — The Erwin Middle School boys and girls tennis teams received rackets from Yonex as part of the company’s celebration of  75 ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 12:00 am

Racing

Allmendinger, Cindric primed for Xfinity title fight

By Jenna Fryer AP Auto Racing Writer The dramatic close to the NASCAR Xfinity Series regular season showed just how far AJ Allmendinger will go ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Bet for golf cart helps motivate Carolina Panthers defenders Burns, Reddick

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE (AP) — Carolina Panthers defensive end Brian Burns envisions himself riding around the Wofford College campus next summer ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Former Duke guard Redick retires after 15 NBA seasons

By Tim Reynolds AP Basketball Writer J.J. Redick, the sharpshooter who was The Associated Press college player of the year at Duke before embarking on ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Texans rookie Mills to start at quarterback Thursday against Panthers

By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Davis Mills will start at quarterback for the Houston Texans on Thursday night against the ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 12:00 am

College

State football roundup: Appalachian State cruises; Blue Devils squeak by

Associated Press BOONE — Chase Brice ran for one touchdown and passed for another to lead Appalachian State to a 44-10 win over in-state FCS ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, September 19, 2021 12:00 am

Racing

Larson wins at Bristol; Harvick and Elliott feud

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kyle Larson denied Kevin Harvick his first win of the season with a masterful pass at Bristol Motor Speedway that was ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, September 19, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Curt Casali’s 2-run single holds up as Giants beat Braves 2-0

By JANIE McCAULEY AP Baseball Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Curt Casali hit a two-run single in the fourth that held up, Alex Wood made ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, September 19, 2021 12:00 am

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