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March 6, 2021

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High school football: Road loss for East

    Staff report AVONDALE — East Rowan’s football team fell 21-6 at Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy on Friday in the first meeting of the ... Read more

36 mins ago by Post Sports.

High school football: Friday’s scores

Andrews 36, Swain County 14 Apex Middle Creek 40, Apex 0 Ashe County 43, Elkin 14 Asheville 13, Waynesville Tuscola 12 Asheville Reynolds 49, Asheville ... Read more

10 hours ago by Post Sports.

High school football: Raiders get a road win

  Staff report THOMASVILLE – It’s not easy to recover from a 41-0 home loss on opening night, but South Rowan’s football team proved resilient ... Read more

12 hours ago by Post Sports.

High school football: Cavaliers win big on road

  Staff report NORWOOD — North Rowan got down early at South Stanly on Friday, but wound up smashing the Bulls 44-18 for a Yadkin ... Read more

12 hours ago by Post Sports.

Devoe, Wright lead Georgia Tech over Wake Forest 75-63

Associated Press WINSTON-SALEM (AP) — Michael Devoe scored 20 points, Moses Wright had 17, and Georgia Tech beat Wake Forest 75-63 on Friday night in ... Read more

13 hours ago by Post Sports.

Cunane, No. 3 NC State top Virginia Tech 68-55 in ACCs

By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer GREENSBORO (AP) — Elissa Cunane didn’t play in either of third-ranked North Carolina State’s matchups with Virginia Tech, including ... Read more

13 hours ago by Post Sports.

Oak Grove tops Salisbury 20-13

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Games like this are supposed to answer questions, not raise them. Salisbury’s hard-to-digest 20-13 loss to visiting Oak Grove ... Read more

13 hours ago by Dave Shaw.

Despite inspiring second-half comeback, Carson falls 27-21 to Mount Pleasant

CHINA GROVE — Needing a big play on fourth down with the game on the line, Alex London launched the ball down the field toward ... Read more

14 hours ago by Ben Stansell.

High school football: West no match for Davie

  Staff report MOCKSVILLE — West Rowan took some small strides forward in Week 2, but the Falcons were still no match for Davie County. ... Read more

14 hours ago by Post Sports.

High school football: Wonders win thriller

    Staff report CONCORD — A.L. Brown led Central Cabarrus 17-0 at one point on the road, but Friday’s wild South Piedmont Conference game ... Read more

15 hours ago by Post Sports.

High school football: Previews for Week 2

    By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com Week 2 Central Carolina Conference plays starts Friday. Oak Grove is at Salisbury, while South Rowan is at East ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Sports.

High school basketball: Scouting report for Carson-Asheboro girls

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — Asheboro will bring an experienced team and an experienced head coach into Saturday night’s game with Carson for ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Sports.

One-day contracts allow Thomas Davis, Greg Olsen to retire as Panthers

Associated Press CHARLOTTE  (AP) — Linebacker Thomas Davis and tight end Greg Olsen are signing one-day contracts to retire as members of the Carolina Panthers. ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

ACC women’s basketball: Wake Forest ousts UNC

Associated Press GREENSBORO — Freshman Jewel Spear scored 29 points with seven 3-pointers and Wake Forest beat North Carolina 82-71 on Thursday in the second ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

Jordan says Ball has ‘exceeded our expectations’

By Steve Reed AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE — Rookie LaMelo Ball has seized the attention of the NBA this season with his highlight reel passes ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

Women’s basketball: Catawba falls in tournament semis

  Staff report GREENEVILLE, Tenn. — The two best defensive teams in the South Atlantic Conference battled in a tournament semifinal Thursday and Catawba’s women’s ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

High school football: Hornets’ Gaither set the tone against West

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury inside linebacker Jaden Gaither is 6-foot-1, 210 pounds, stout and fast, wide-shouldered, slim-waisted. The junior’s combination of speed ... Read more

3 days ago by Mike London.

Hoops roundup: Hayes, Seabron lead Wolfpack to fifth straight victory

Associated Press SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Cam Hayes scored a career-best 20 points, Dereon Seabron had career highs with 17 points and 13 rebounds, and ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Sports.

Rozier leads Hornets in rout of Timberwolves

Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS  — Terry Rozier scored 31 points and Gordon Hayward added 23 as the Charlotte Hornets headed into the All-Star break with a ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Sports.

High school football: Carson’s Bradshaw playing bigger

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — Carson senior Aaron Bradshaw is the first admit he took a pounding in the fall of 2019. He ... Read more

3 days ago by Mike London.

College softball: Indians split to open SAC play

Catawba opened South Atlantic Conference play on Wednesday by splitting a doubleheader with Lincoln Memorial. Catawba won 5-3 in the nightcap, with Whitley Arnott (West ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Sports.

Photo gallery: Carson girls win West Regional, headed to state championship

Carson High School’s girls basketball team won the 3A West Regional final against Hickory on Wednesday by a score of 62-45. They’ll play Asheboro for ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

High school basketball: Carson girls headed to state championship game

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — Carson’s girls basketball team was super offensively for a half and was great defensively for all 32 minutes. ... Read more

4 days ago by Mike London.

No. 3 Wolfpack headline ACC women’s tournament

By Aaron Beard AP Basketball Writer Third-ranked North Carolina State is the reigning Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament champion, the league’s highest-ranked women’s team and winner ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Sports.

Aho scores 2 goals to lead Hurricanes over Predators 4-2

By JIM DIAMOND Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sebastian Aho scored twice to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 4-2 victory over the Nashville ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Sports.

Michael McDowell takes racing hot streak into Las Vegas

By Jenna Fryer AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE (AP) — Michael McDowell was rolling along at Homestead-Miami Speedway when he saw another driver signal for ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Sports.

Freddie Freeman has new ‘twins with a twist’

By Charles Odum AP Sports Writer Freddie Freeman found a way to top the double honors of winning the NL MVP and Hank Aaron Award. ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Sports.

Georgia Tech ends 14-game losing skid against Duke with overtime victory

ATLANTA (AP) — Moses Wright scored 29 points and grabbed two of his 14 rebounds in the final 35 seconds, and Georgia Tech snapped a ... Read more

4 days ago by Paris Goodnight.

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