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October 23, 2021

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High school girls tennis: Cougars, Hornets advance

Staff report     Carson’s doubles team of Riley Isley/Bree Whittington won two matches on Friday in the 3A Midwest Regional held at Les Myers ... Read more

3 hours ago by Post Sports.

East holds off South for homecoming victory

By David Shaw For the Salisbury Post GRANITE QUARRY — Finally, some good news from the East Rowan corner. After seven weeks in the dark, the ... Read more

7 hours ago by Dave Shaw.

Astros oust Red Sox to reach World Series

By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Luis García showed the poise of an October ace, Yordan Alvarez stayed hot at the ... Read more

7 hours ago by Post Sports.

High school football: West comes up just short against Concord

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CONCORD — Keveus Phillips, a senior inside linebacker, knocked down Noah Loeblein’s fourth-and-2 pass from the Concord 15, and the Spiders ... Read more

7 hours ago by Mike London.

Bridges scores 30 points to lead Hornets past careless Cavs 123-112

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — For the second straight game, the Hornets saved their best for last. And once again, the ... Read more

7 hours ago by Post Sports.

Scherzer scratched from Game 6 start in Dodgers, Braves clash

ATLANTA (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers say Max Scherzer will not start Game 6 of the NL Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves tonight. ... Read more

7 hours ago by Post Sports.

High school football: Scores

  Friday’s Scores Andrews 24, Robbinsville 14 Apex Middle Creek 48, Friendship 13 Arden Christ School 34, Charlotte Christian 31 Asheville Erwin 25, McDowell County ... Read more

8 hours ago by Post Sports.

Taylor hits 3 homers as Dodgers beat Braves 11-2 to extend NLCS

By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Taylor hit three homers and drove in six runs as the Los Angeles Dodgers ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Sports.

FAU knocks off Charlotte 38-9

CHARLOTTE (AP) — N’Kosi Perry set up three touchdowns on as many drives in a breakaway third quarter and Florida Atlantic held Charlotte scoreless for ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Sports.

Kotkaniemi scores in his return to Montreal, Hurricanes win 4-1

MONTREAL (AP) — Jesperi Kotkaniemi scored his first goal for Carolina in his return to Montreal, helping the Hurricanes beat the winless Canadiens 4-1 on ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Sports.

No etiquette: Some in NASCAR lament lack of on-track ‘driver code’

By Jenna Fryer AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE — Tensions are high at every level of NASCAR as its grueling, 11-month season enters the homestretch ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Sports.

Panthers preparing to face Giants as both teams struggle; Anderson frustrated

By Tom Canavan AP Sports Writer EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The game between the Carolina Panthers and New York Giants on Sunday matches two struggling ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Sports.

Keenum, third-string back Johnson lead Browns past Broncos

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns’ backups delivered. Case Keenum stepped in for Baker Mayfield and made the most of ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Sports.

Area Briefs: North will finish football game on Saturday

From staff reports SPENCER — North Rowan’s football team led Lexington 28-14 in the second quarter on Thursday when play was halted by a power ... Read more

1 day ago by Mike London.

Football previews: Deacs only the third ranked team this century to travel to West Point

By John Kekis AP Sports Writer WEST POINT, N.Y. — Army is at the end of a two-game stretch that’s as tough as it gets ... Read more

1 day ago by Paris Goodnight.

Charlotte among six schools joining American Athletic Conference

By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer Major college football is settling into a strange period with lame duck memberships and frayed allegiances that ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Sports.

Catawba College receives record $200 million contribution to endowment

SALISBURY – Catawba College on Thursday announced the receipt of a $200 million gift to its endowment, far surpassing any previous donation. The anonymous gift ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

ACC basketball previews: Keatts eyes Wolfpack’s return to NCAA Tournament

By Aaron Beard AP Basketball Writer Kevin Keatts has had North Carolina State routinely pushing for 20-win seasons in his first four years, though he ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

College football: Catawba on the road again vs. Lions

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY —Five years ago, as a high school player in Asheville, CJ Thompson set the NCHSAA record with 372 receiving yards ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike London.

High school football: No Dowd about it, doing what’s ‘best for we, not me’ right way for Carson senior

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — Carson senior Carter Dowd’s natural positions are inside linebacker and fullback, so why is he playing outside linebacker ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike London.

Ball scores 31 to rally Hornets past Pacers 123-122

By ELI PACHECO Associated Press CHARLOTTE (AP) — LaMelo Ball scored 31 points, hitting seven 3-pointers, and the Charlotte Hornets used a 24-0 third period ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

High school volleyball: West takes tournament title with victory over South

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA — Emma Clarke was on, and when that happens, West Rowan volleyball climbs to another level. The top-seeded Falcons ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike London.

High school football previews: RPI blues for Salisbury, West

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com RPI, not to be confused with RIP, will become the three most hated letters in Rowan County in the next few ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike London.

College football: Blue Bears looking for road upset

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Alumni Stadium renovation project is scheduled to begin Nov. 8, so the Livingstone Blue Bears can look forward ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike London.

Braves blast 4 homers to beat Dodgers, take 3-1 lead in NLCS

By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eddie Rosario homered twice in his second four-hit game of the series and six pitchers ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

Brice leads Appalachian State to upset of No. 14 Coastal Carolina

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer BOONE (AP) — Chandler Staton kicked a 24-yard field goal as time expired and Appalachian State knocked off 14th-ranked ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

Astros rout Red Sox 9-1, take 3-2 ALCS lead

By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) — Framber Valdez lost his perfect game in the fifth inning and then bounced the next pitch ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

NASCAR driver jailed on Rowan County assault charges

SALISBURY — A part-time NASCAR driver was jailed Wednesday in Rowan County on assault charges and indefinitely suspended from competing. Carson Reed Ware, a 21-year-old ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

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