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January 18, 2021

Sports

Hurricanes open NHL season with 3-0 win over rebuilding Red Wings

By LARRY LAGE AP Hockey Writer DETROIT (AP) — Nino Niederreiter scored early in the first period and Petr Mrazek had to make just 14 ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Sports.

High school basketball: East boys end drought vs. Cougars

  Staff report CHINA GROVE — East Rowan’s boys snapped a 13-game losing streak against rival Carson on Thursday. COVID-reduced Carson played the North Piedmont ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Sports.

From Florida State to NC State to Middle Tennessee State

Associated Press RALEIGH — North Carolina State quarterback Bailey Hockman plans to play at Middle Tennessee State as a graduate transfer. Hockman announced he has ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Sports.

High school basketball: North Rowan girls are contenders in YVC

Ninth in a series of previews on local basketball teams. NORTH ROWAN GIRLS Coach: Anthia Smith (1st season) 2019-20: 20-9 overall, 13-3 1A Yadkin Valley ... Read more

4 days ago by Mike London.

Catawba baseball ready to deliver ‘First Pitch’

      By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Catawba baseball’s annual “First Pitch” dinner will be just a bit outside this year. Like everything ... Read more

4 days ago by Mike London.

High school basketball: Falcons blow out Lexington

  Staff report MOUNT ULLA — West Rowan’s boys made 13 3-pointers and wiped out Lexington 76-41 on Wednesday. Freshman Jayden “Juke” Harris stood out ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Sports.

High school basketball: West girls win third straight

  Staff report MOUNT ULLA — Ten Falcons played and all 10 scored as West Rowan’s girls basketball team routed Lexington 66-21 on Wednesday. It ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Sports.

Florida State hits over 70 percent from field in 105-73 win over N.C. State

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Rayquan Evans scored a career-high 24 points, M.J. Walker added 19 and Florida State made 70.7% of its field goals in ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Sports.

Harden headed to Nets in blockbuster 4-team deal

By BRIAN MAHONEY and KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer James Harden is heading to Brooklyn, joining old teammate Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving to give ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Sports.

Doncic has 34 points as Mavs beat Hornets in Porzingis’ return

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE (AP) — Luka Doncic had 34 points, 13 rebounds, nine assists and a career-high four blocks, Kristaps Porzingis ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Sports.

Huff, Hauser lead No. 18 Virginia past Fighting Irish

By HANK KURZ Jr. AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Jay Huff scored 18 points and Sam Hauser had 15 points and nine rebounds ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Sports.

Area Sports Briefs: Carson boys will play Thursday; South volleyball in second round

    From staff reports Carson’s boys will be short-handed for Thursday’s North Piedmont Conference basketball contest with rival East Rowan, but the Cougars do ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Sports.

High school basketball: Hornet girls lose to 4A power

  Staff report SALISBURY — Salisbury’s girls basketball team cared more about getting better than about going undefeated. The Hornets came close on Tuesday but ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Sports.

High school basketball: Cavaliers fall to 0-2

Staff report SPENCER — North Stanly’s boys basketball team got 17 points from Doug Smith and 14 from Dyson Bell and beat cold-shooting North Rowan ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Sports.

Tennessee running back Chandler transferring to UNC

CHAPEL HILL (AP) — Running back Ty Chandler is transferring to North Carolina for his final season of eligibility after graduating from Tennessee. North Carolina ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Sports.

Basketball roundup: Hokies take down Blue Devils

By Jimmy Robertson Associated Press BLACKSBURG, Va.  —  His team seemingly stunned by Duke’s second-half surge, Virginia Tech coach Mike Young opted against a momentum-halting ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Sports.

High school basketball: Young West girls roll

Staff report MOUNT ULLA— West Rowan’s girls got double-figure scoring from four freshmen and pulled away from visiting East Rowan to win 58-36 on Tuesday ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Sports.

High school volleyball: South Rowan advances

Staff report LANDIS — Senior Anna Rymer’s 23rd kill of the night sent South Rowan’s volleyball team to the second round of the 2A state ... Read more

5 days ago by Mike London.

Grady scores 21 to carry Davidson over Saint Joseph’s 80-66

DAVIDSON (AP) — Kellan Grady had 21 points as Davidson topped Saint Joseph’s 80-66 on Tuesday night. Sam Mennenga had 15 points and nine rebounds ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Sports.

High school basketball: West boys run past Mustangs

Staff report MOUNT ULLA — West Rowan’s boys basketball team beat East Rowan 92-72 in a fast-paced North Piedmont Conference game. The Falcons (2-0) broke ... Read more

5 days ago by Mike London.

Heels top Syracuse 81-75 in UNC’s 1,000th ACC game

CHAPEL HILL (AP) — Garrison Brooks and Armando Bacot each had a double-double, and North Carolina pulled away in the last three minutes to beat ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Sports.

High school basketball: Carson girls cruise in NPC opener

Staff report CHINA GROVE — Carson’s girls basketball team put four girls in double figures and routed North Iredell 62-29 in the North Piedmont Conference ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Sports.

High school basketball: North Rowan girls win YVC opener

  Staff report SPENCER — North Rowan’s girls were successful in their first home game and first conference game on Tuesday. Sophomore guard Kamora Cannie ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Sports.

College football: Tide rolls to national title

Alabama receiver DeVonta Smith By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer MIAMI GARDENS, Fla.  — DeVonta Smith was uncoverable, Najee Harris unstoppable and Mac ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Sports.

High school basketball: North boys have two building blocks

Eighth in a series of reports on local basketball teams … NORTH ROWAN BOYS Coach: Jason Causby (3rd season at North, 50-11; 221-135 at 3 ... Read more

6 days ago by Mike London.

NBA: Hornets rout Knicks

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE — Gordon Hayward came to Charlotte looking for an expanded role and an opportunity to turn a struggling ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Sports.

Panthers interview 2 more, expect GM decision this week

CHARLOTTE (AP) — The Carolina Panthers met with executives Scott Fitterer of the Seattle Seahawks and Omar Khan of the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday, the ... Read more

6 days ago by News Service Report.

Area Sports Briefs: South Rowan volleyball in action

    From staff reports South Rowan is at home Tuesday for the first round of the 2A volleyball playoffs. The seventh-seeded Raiders (14-1) take ... Read more

7 days ago by Mike London.

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