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April 20, 2021

Sports

College hoops roundup: UNC adds Jeff Lebo to staff, promotes Sean May to assistant

Associated Press CHAPEL HILL — New North Carolina basketball coach Hubert Davis has completed his staff filled with former Tar Heels players. The school said ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Sports.

High school girls golf: East finishes second in NPC

  Staff report STATESVILLE — East Rowan’s girls golf squad posted the best team score in Thursday’s match at Twin Oaks, but finished 10 strokes ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Sports.

Acuña hits two homers but it’s not enough as Marlins edge Braves in 10th

ATLANTA (AP) — Jesus Aguilar drove in the winning run with a 10th-inning double and the Miami Marlins overcame two homers by Ronald Acuña Jr. ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Sports.

High school football: Murphy blossoms into playmaker for Hornets

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY —Murphy’s Law states that if anything can go wrong, it will. But in the case of Salisbury senior receiver Jackson ... Read more

6 days ago by Mike London.

College baseball: Last days of Newman Park … as we know it

Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The last days of the baseball cathedral known as Newman Park, home to Catawba baseball since 1926, are upon us. ... Read more

6 days ago by Mike London.

Duke star Hurt sets sights on NBA

DURHAM (AP) — Duke forward Matthew Hurt is declaring for the NBA draft and intends to hire an agent following a breakout sophomore season in ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Sports.

High school golf: With Merrell, Mustangs back on top

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — East Rowan golf coach Rhett Teems has an eye for talent and realized the youngster who lived two doors ... Read more

6 days ago by Mike London.

Jarrett Allen scores 15 in return for Cavaliers, Hornets fall 103-90

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE (AP) — Jarrett Allen felt better than he expected in his first game since March 26. “I thought ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Sports.

White Sox pitcher Carlos Rodón throws no-hitter, loses perfect game bid in ninth with hit batter

By JAY COHEN AP Baseball Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Carlos Rodón threw the second no-hitter of the young baseball season Wednesday night, losing his bid ... Read more

6 days ago by Paris Goodnight.

High school girls soccer: Hornets stay undefeated

  Staff report SALISBURY — Salisbury’s girls soccer team defeated Oak Grove 4-1 on Wednesday to improve to 7-0 overall and 4-0 in the Central ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Sports.

High school softball: West, Salisbury roll

From staff reports West Rowan routed South Iredell 12-0 on Tuesday in North Piedmont Conference action. Taylor Walton pitched a one-hitter and struck out eight. ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Sports.

High school girls soccer: Carson wins

From staff reports Carson defeated East Rowan 9-0 in North Piedmont Conference soccer. Hannah Isley scored five goals for the Cougars. Lindsey Conrad scored two, ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Sports.

High school boys golf: Hornets sizzle at Country Club

  Staff report SALISBURY — Medalist Will Fowler shot 32 to lead Salisbury’s boys golf team to a win in Central Carolina Conference action at ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Sports.

College baseball: Catawba beats Mount Olive

From staff reports SALISBURY — Luke Spiva’s two-run homer in the seventh lifted Catawba’s baseball team to a 5-3 win against sixth-ranked Mount Olive on ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Sports.

Jimmie Johnson hopes boring label is thing of past in IndyCar debut

By Jenna Fryer AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE — Jimmie Johnson, with wisps of gray in his beard, is a 45-year-old rookie in the IndyCar ... Read more

7 days ago by Post Sports.

Former UNC athletes join program to profit from college careers

Associated Press CHAPEL HILL  — More than 100 former North Carolina men’s basketball and women’s soccer players are joining a group-licensing program allowing them to ... Read more

7 days ago by Post Sports.

Duvall drives in seven runs against former Atlanta teammates as Marlins rout Braves

By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — Adam Duvall drove in seven runs against his former Atlanta teammates with four hits, including two ... Read more

7 days ago by Post Sports.

High school tennis: East beats Carson, still hopes to share NPC title

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY — In a family of notable golfers, East Rowan senior Landon Shuping managed to become an outstanding tennis player. ... Read more

7 days ago by Mike London.

Lakers hold on for victory over shorthanded Hornets

By Steve Reed AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE — Kyle Kuzma scored 24 points, and the Los Angeles Lakers held on for a 101-93 win against ... Read more

7 days ago by Post Sports.

Kyle Seager drives in winning run in first game as Mariners split doubleheader with Orioles

By PATRICK STEVENS Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — Kannapolis native Kyle Seager’s RBI double in the eighth inning helped the SeattleMariners earn a 4-3 victory ... Read more

7 days ago by Post Sports.

Hubert Davis deal averages $2 million per year from UNC

CHAPEL HILL (AP) — North Carolina’s five-year deal with new men’s basketball coach Hubert Davis will pay an average of $2 million annually in salary, ... Read more

7 days ago by Post Sports.

Rea of hope: Corriher-Lipe coach guides students to success

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com LANDIS — Tyler Rea spent some time in a wheelchair, so he’s thankful for every waking day — and every walking ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

College baseball: Catawba rolls 7-1 and 24-1

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The do-over COVID baseball season of 2020 has given Catawba players a chance for not only one last ride ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

Area Sports Briefs: New countywide courage award; Salisbury soccer, East golf dominate

From staff reports The Dr. Christopher Wayne McNeil Award for Courage will be presented after this school year to the Rowan County athlete, who in ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Sports.

College baseball: Catawba moves into first place in SAC

  Staff report SALISBURY — Catawba’s baseball team has climbed back into first place in the South Atlantic Conference. Romps of 11-2 and 16-3 against ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Sports.

Matsuyama becomes first from Japan in Masters green jacket

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Hideki Matsuyama delivered golf-mad Japan the grandest and greenest prize of all. Ten years after Matsuyama made a sterling debut as ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

Truex outlasts teammate Hamlin to win again at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. won a stirring, laps-long duel for the lead with teammate Denny Hamlin in the delayed NASCAR Cup Series ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

Bogdanovic scores 32 as Hawks beat Hornets 105-101

CHARLOTTE (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets hadn’t lost a game all season when leading entering the fourth quarter. Bogdan Bogdanovic put an end to that ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

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