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September 26, 2020

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College basketball: Downs hopes to be a factor for Catawba

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Catawba College sophomore Janiya Downs is confident again and healthy again. Now the South Rowan graduate is eager to ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike London.

Wells Fargo Cup: Hornets 6th in 2A

NCHSAA press release CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association, in conjunction with Wells Fargo, released the final standings in the 41st ... Read more

5 days ago by Mike London.

High school football: West scheduled to take on Salisbury on Feb. 26

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Twenty-five states are playing football now, with only a handful of scattered COVID-19 issues reported. That’s good news. Maine ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

The Heel Deal: East junior Padgett commits to UNC

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — It’s almost as hard to catch up with extra-busy Cameron Padgett as it is to get a hit against ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

Volleyball: Sense of purpose for West

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA — In normal times, Jan Dowling teaches a lifetime sports class at West Rowan that includes outings to venues ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

Cross country: Runners happy for a chance to compete

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA — The high school cross country season has been rudely shoved to a November to January time frame for ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

Playoff plans announced for high school athletics

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — As of Tuesday, there’s a plan for NCHSAA playoffs for the 2020-21 school year. Actually, it will look a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

The season that could’ve been: high school, college football on hold

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — High school football would’ve started Friday under normal circumstances. Mooresville coach Joe Nixon would have brought his new squad ... Read more

1 month ago by Mike London.

Salisbury swimmer committed to UNC Wilmington

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The last first day of school for many seniors in Rowan-Salisbury took place on Monday. Star swimmer Katie Knorr ... Read more

1 month ago by Mike London.

Baseball: East’s Mako commits to Wolfpack

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY — Chance Mako is a name that has a nice, bold ring to it. It fits a gunslinging cowboy ... Read more

1 month ago by Mike London.

Football: Lowe played in an era of rushing legends

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY —  Thomas Lowe’s football career is a story of what might have been, but it’s also a story about what ... Read more

1 month ago by Mike London.

High school softball: Carson softball standout Simmerson commits to USC Upstate

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — The NCHSAA’s revised calendar for the 2020-21 school year condensed the softball regular season to a six-week run ... Read more

1 month ago by Mike London.

NCHSAA: No fall football under revised calendar for high schools

Staff report  The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has decided to postpone football until 2021. Feb. 8 will be the official start date for ... Read more

1 month ago by Mike London.

Basketball: T.Y. was the ultimate crowd leader

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Tyrone “T.Y.” Cole never scored a bucket for the North Rowan boys basketball team, but he knows he won ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike London.

Photos: High school workouts continue

North Carolina remains the only state in limbo regarding a start for high school football, so high school workouts here continue. The North Carolina High ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

High school football: Hornets work as they await NCHSAA decision

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Twelve states, plus the District of Columbia, have made decisions to postpone football until the spring of 2021. Those ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike London.

1964 East Rowan baseball: No fair balls against Robbins

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY — The staged photo published in the Salisbury Post is almost comical, but it accurately told the story of ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike London.

Legends: Trials and tribulations prepared Efird for coaching career

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com PEMBROKE — There was a time when things looked so bleak at UNC Pembroke that backup quarterback Jonathan Efird requested a ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike London.

Basketball: Dunbar ran the table in 1959

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER— It was March 14, 1959, East Spencer’s Dunbar High against Burlington’s Jordan Sellars High for the 2A state basketball ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike London.

High school athletics: NCHSAA delays fall sports until at least Sept. 1

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — On Tuesday, Gov. Roy Cooper announced a plan for reopening schools on Aug. 17. He delegated decision-making as far ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike London.

Summer baseball: Late-blooming Street is on the road to success

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Ryan Street’s last three pitching outings for the Rowan County NC3 baseball team have been superb — 10 innings, ... Read more

3 months ago by Mike London.

NC3 baseball: Rowan strolls past Stanly

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The walks piled up, the errors accumulated, and Rowan County took advantage of a sea of free baserunners to ... Read more

3 months ago by Mike London.

Legends: In the Big East, Campbell made his mark with defense

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — It was the first round of the 1991 NIT. The James Madison Dukes, thrilled to be in the tournament ... Read more

3 months ago by Mike London.

High school basketball: From reserve to phenom in a hurry

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SPENCER — Brandon White, a 6-foot-10 rising junior who is getting a lot of recruiting attention, scored 30 as a North ... Read more

3 months ago by Mike London.

Basketball recruiting enters new phase; more colleges show interest in North’s White

Staff report June 15 is annually one of the key dates for college basketball recruiting, as it’s the first day on which the NCAA allows ... Read more

3 months ago by Mike London.

Valedictorian Rymer followed in father’s footsteps

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE —  When you consider academics, athletics and impact on her school, South Rowan graduate Kira Rymer may have had ... Read more

4 months ago by Mike London.

Rowan County legends: The pitching duel of 1962

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY—  The most anticipated pitching matchup in the history of Rowan County high school baseball occurred on Tuesday, May 8, ... Read more

4 months ago by Mike London.

High school basketball: Adams is new Davie girls coach

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MOCKSVILLE — Lindsey Adams, 22, is the new head coach of the Davie County girls basketball team. Davie AD Mike Absher ... Read more

4 months ago by Mike London.

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