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July 4, 2020

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Jimmie Johnson first NASCAR driver to test positive for virus

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss this ... Read more

9 hours ago by News Service Report.

Area Sports Briefs: Rowan wins again in NC3 baseball; East romps

From staff reports SALISBURY — Charlie Klingler’s two-run triple down the right-field line in the second inning was the key blow as Rowan County won ... Read more

1 day ago by Mike London.

NASCAR, IndyCar in on racing extravaganza weekend at Indy

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The once-frosty schism between the two biggest racing series in the United States has finally ... Read more

1 day ago by News Service Report.

Raising the Barr for Rowan golf

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Charlie Barr was a local sports celebrity at age 13, a champion of the Country Club of Salisbury’s prestigious ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike London.

Sports legends: Josh Reeves took coaching skills he picked up in Kannapolis to high school in Alabama

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Josh Reeves lost his father when he was 5 years old. So his substitute dads growing up in ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike London.

Area Sports Briefs: Lyerly qualifies for match play

From staff reports Nick Lyerly (East Rowan, UNC Greensboro) shot 68-69 in stroke-play qualifying in the North & South Men’s Amateur Championship at Pinehurst. He ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

Cannon Ballers share disappointment of official word on no minor league games this year

KANNAPOLIS — Minor league baseball teams were advised Tuesday that Major League Baseball has decided not to provide players to their minor league affiliates to ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Sports.

Lyerly repeats as Rowan Masters champion

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — Nick Lyerly and struggle don’t usually appear in the same sentence, but Lyerly wasn’t at his sharpest in ... Read more

5 days ago by Mike London.

Sunday’s PGA results: Travelers Championship

 PGA Tour Travelers Championship Scores Sunday At TPC River Highlands Cromwell, Conn. Purse: $7,400,000 Yardage: 6,841; Par: 70 Final Round Dustin Johnson (500), $1,332,000 69-64-61-67_261 ... Read more

5 days ago by Mike London.

Sunday’s racing results: Pocono 350, Xfinity, Trucks

   Monster Energy Series Pocono 350 Sunday At Pocono Raceway Long Pond, Pa. Lap Length: 2.5 (Starting position in parentheses) 1. (19) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, ... Read more

5 days ago by Mike London.

NC3 baseball: Rowan wins two at Mando Field

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MOCKSVILLE — Rowan County rolled 12-0 and 7-1 against Mocksville on Sunday at Mando Field in a designated non-league NC3 baseball ... Read more

5 days ago by Mike London.

Golf: Rowan Masters championship

Staff report CHINA GROVE — Nick Lyerly successfully defended his Rowan Masters championship on Sunday. The top-seeded Lyerly topped seventh-seeded Ritchie Fesperman in the final, ... Read more

5 days ago by Mike London.

Source: Patriots sign former Panthers QB Cam Newton

BOSTON (AP) — The New England Patriots have reached an agreement with free-agent quarterback Cam Newton, bringing in the 2015 NFL Most Valuable Player to ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Sports.

Hamlin caps marathon day of racing at Pocono with 4th win

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Round 2 at Pocono went to Denny Hamlin. Hamlin seized the spotlight, specifically in victory lane when Pocono had to ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Sports.

Area sports briefs: Strong showing for Walker in Atlanta

From staff reports   High school football Salisbury linebacker Jalon Walker (Class of 2022) had a strong showing at the Atlanta Elite Underclassmen Camp.   ... Read more

6 days ago by Mike London.

NC3 baseball: Rowan splits doubleheader with Mocksville

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY —Rowan County settled for a doubleheader split with Mocksville on Saturday at Newman Park in NC3 baseball. Rowan routed Mocksville ... Read more

6 days ago by Mike London.

Local golf: Semifinals set in Rowan Masters

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — There was some terrific golf on display at the Rowan Masters on Saturday. Andrew Morgan made his first ... Read more

6 days ago by Mike London.

Sports legends: No boundaries for Rankin

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CLEVELAND —There are three murals on the walls in Abu Dhabi, capital city of the United Arab Emirates, honoring and saluting ... Read more

6 days ago by Mike London.

Sports obituary: Bill Haggerty was a fixture at Catawba

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com ADVANCE — William Francis “Bill” Haggerty, who died at 68 on Thursday from cancer, was a born salesman who made his ... Read more

6 days ago by Mike London.

Summer baseball: Rowan County Seniors NC3 updated schedule

2020 Rowan County NC 3 American League Baseball Seniors Home games are at Newman Park June 21 Rowan 8, Davidson 3 June 23 Rowan 12, ... Read more

6 days ago by Mike London.

Local golf: Barr made quite a run

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com WINSTON-SALEM —Salisbury’s Charlie Barr, a rising senior at Cannon School, nearly won the North Carolina Junior Boys Championship, as the No. ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

Mickelson leads Travelers in first event since turning 50

By PAT EATON-ROBB AP Sports Writer CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Phil Mickelson figures age might be an asset. Playing his first tournament since turning 50 ... Read more

1 week ago by Paris Goodnight.

Time a precious commodity with mere weeks to go before baseball’s opening day

By JAY COHEN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Forget about those halcyon first few days of spring training, when arranging for the right tee ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

Area Sport Briefs: Longtime Catawba coach Haggerty dies

From staff reports Bill Haggerty, a fixture in the Catawba College athletic department for nearly three decades, passed away on Thursday. Haggerty served as head ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

Area Sports Briefs: East Junior NC3 team wins

From staff reports East Rowan won 11-5 against West Rowan in NC3 Junior action on Wednesday at Faith Jaycee Ballpark. Chance Mako doubled, tripled and ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

Golf: Rowan Masters this weekend at Warrior

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — The rolling terrain of Warrior has been a part of Rowan County golf since 1999, and the Rowan ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

Baseball: Klingler can hit, but he’ll sink his teeth into education

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Recent East Rowan graduate Charlie Klingler strokes line drives as consistently as anyone in Rowan County, but his role ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

NC3 baseball: Rowan romps

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Logan Rogers’ two-out, bases-loaded double  to deep center in the second inning broke the game wide open and Rowan ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

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