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June 19, 2021

High School

High school baseball: After wet weather, tournament resumes tonight

Staff report SALISBURY — Rain pushed Salisbury’s baseball game at South Rowan back to today at 7 p.m. That’s a first-round game in the Central ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

High school sports: West’s Ennis honored with McNeil Courage Award

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA — West Rowan volleyball coach Jan Dowling has said roughly a million times over the last four years that ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

Bost Sportsmanship Award: West’s Dowling was best kind of leader

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA — Kaylin “KK” Dowling is a strong enough volleyball player that her career will continue in college at Queens ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

Bost Sportsmanship Award: Morgan’s feet light up the track, but so does his smile

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY— When they asked Salisbury head football coach Brian Hinson for someone to represent his football team at the 2A state ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

High school girls tennis: Carson wins NPC championship

Staff report TROUTMAN —  Carson’s girls tennis team won at South Iredell on Friday to close the regular season. The 7-2 victory gave Carson a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

High school wrestling: Seven Rowan wrestlers win NPC championships

Staff report TROUTMAN — North Piedmont Conference regular-season champion West Rowan put nine wrestlers in the finals on Saturday, but only two Falcons came away ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

High school baseball update: East draws No. 1 seed for NPC baseball tourney

From staff reports SALISBURY — East Rowan drew the No. 1 seed for the North Piedmont Conference baseball tournament at Saturday’s conference meeting. A Monday ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

High school boys track results: 2021 North Piedmont Conference Championship

    NPC Boys, at East Rowan Scoring 10-8-6-4-2-1 MVP: Malachi Smith, West Sprint MVP: Smith Field MVP: CJ Parise, N. Iredell Distance MVP: Philip ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Sports.

Girls track and field results: 2021 North Piedmont Conference Championship

    NPC Girls, at East Rowan Scoring 10-8-6-4-2-1 MVP: Aaliyah White, Carson Sprint MVP: White Field MVP: Iyonna Parker, Carson Distance MVP: Karli Townsell, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Sports.

High school baseball: East wins big … and more

  From staff reports East Rowan won 35-0 at Statesville on Tuesday in North Piedmont Conference baseball. Yes, 35-0. The Mustangs had a 13-run second ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Sports.

High school boys track: Team effort for Mustangs

Staff report GRANITE QUARRY — There are 18 events in a standard high school track and field meet. East Rowan’s boys won just two of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

High school girls track: It’s the Cougars one more time

Staff report GRANITE QUARRY — Aaliyah White flew and the Parker girls threw, and Carson’s girls won another North Piedmont Conference track and field championship. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

Minor league baseball: Cannon Ballers stop skid

  Mieses   Staff report FAYETTEVILLE — The Kannapolis Cannon Ballers won 7-3 against the Fayetteville Woodpeckers (9-16) on Tuesday. Kannapolis (3-22) got a homer ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Sports.

Carson outscores West Rowan, 5-0

By David Shaw CHINA GROVE — You probably don’t know much about sophomore Hayden Simmerson, but that’s about to change. He’s the tall, sturdy Carson ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Dave Shaw.

High school basketball: Northwest Cabarrus hires former UConn guard

Staff report KANNAPOLIS — On Tuesday, Northwest Cabarrus announced the hiring of a former national champion to lead its boys basketball program. Ricky Moore, 45, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

High school baseball: Raiders win, secure playoff berth

Staff report SALISBURY — Chandler Oddie’s brilliant relief performance on Tuesday propelled South Rowan’s baseball team to a 6-3 win at Salisbury and a berth ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

High school baseball: NPC rivals enter home stretch

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Students have graduated, but this downsized baseball season still hasn’t peaked. This is the final week of the regular ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Mike London.

High school baseball: Wonders win at Concord

Staff report CONCORD — Jaden Johnson’s two-run triple in the seventh inning lifted A.L. Brown to a 4-3 win at Concord on Friday in South ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Sports.

College baseball: Love gets win

Staff report CHARLOTTE — Former West Rowan star Austin Love was the winning pitcher as North Carolina beat N.C. State 9-6 in an ACC Tournament ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Sports.

High school baseball: Hornets win

  Staff report TYRO — Vance Honeycutt homered and was the winning pitcher as Salisbury rallied to beat West Davidson 10-7 in Central Carolina Conference ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Sports.

High school girls soccer: Accolades for Hornets

      Staff report Three Salisbury girls have made the All-State team for 2A public schools chosen by the North Carolina Soccer Coaches Association. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Sports.

High school baseball: South wins a big one over Ledford

Staff report WALLBURG — South Rowan’s baseball team got its biggest win of the season on Thursday. South rolled 14-3 in five innings against Ledford ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Mike London.

High school girls tennis: Hornets stay unbeaten with victory over Carson

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury girls tennis coach Milton Griffith was complimentary after a big road victory and said Carson was definitely the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Mike London.

He’s on first … and she’s on second: Yang fits right in with Salisbury baseball team

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury first baseman Jackson Murphy didn’t expect to be escorting a teammate to the prom when this school year ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Mike London.

College baseball: Indians ready for tournament after a month off

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com TIGERVILLE, S.C. — What would this baseball season be without one last COVID moment? Catawba team members went through “rapid testing” ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Mike London.

High school baseball: Salisbury and South get CCC wins

From staff reports Salisbury and South Rowan racked up Central Carolina Conference baseball victories on Tuesday. South blasted Thomasville 14-1 on Senior Night with Jackson ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Sports.

High school wrestling: Falcons win two outdoors

Staff report CHINA GROVE — Whatever the venue, West Rowan wrestling has been good this season. The Falcons (11-2, 5-0 North Piedmont Conference) wrestled outdoors ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Mike London.

High school baseball: Exciting wins for East, West

Staff report It’s been an extraordinary baseball season in the pitching-rich North Piedmont Conference, and Monday night was no exception. East Rowan won 1-0 at ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Mike London.

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