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Salisbury headed to state championship after knocking off North Davidson 24-21

By David Shaw For the Salisbury Post WELCOME — Oops, they did it again. For the second consecutive week, Salisbury’s football team played the nothing-to-lose ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Friday, April 30, 2021 11:51 pm

Sports

Salisbury girls fall to North Davidson

By David Shaw For the Salisbury Post SALISBURY — The truth hurts — and it was delivered loud-and-clear Monday night. Salisbury’s girls soccer team learned ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Tuesday, April 27, 2021 12:00 am

High School

North suffers tough season-ending loss to Polk County

By David Shaw For the Salisbury Post SPENCER — The final chapter has been written — and it’s not a happy ending for North Rowan’s ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, April 24, 2021 12:18 am

High School

North Rowan romps into second round of football playoffs

By David Shaw For the Salisbury Post SPENCER — North Rowan wasn’t April-fooling around Friday night. This pandemic-plagued season has thrown the Cavaliers a steady ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:00 am

High School

West falls to Statesville, finishes second in NPC

By David Shaw STATESVILLE — NPC champion Statesville put West Rowan’s football team in its place Thursday night — second place. The league title was ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Friday, April 9, 2021 12:00 am

High School

Statesville crushes East Rowan, 41-17

By David Shaw For the Salisbury Post GRANITE QUARRY — East Rowan’s one-and-only game in Granite Quarry this season was nothing to write home about. ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, April 3, 2021 12:00 am

High School

North Stanly tops North Rowan 15-0

By David Shaw For the Salisbury Post SPENCER — First place will have to wait for the 15th-ranked North Rowan football team. With a chance ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, March 27, 2021 12:00 am

High School

East Rowan notches first win in 43-40 victory over Carson

By David Shaw For the Salisbury Post KANNAPOLIS — East Rowan’s fruitless football season is fruitless no more. Winless in their first three games, the ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, March 20, 2021 11:25 pm

High School

High school football: Falcons hold off East

By David Shaw For the Salisbury Post MOUNT ULLA — After two weeks in the dark, West Rowan’s football team found the “ON” switch Friday ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Friday, March 12, 2021 11:47 pm

High School

Oak Grove tops Salisbury 20-13

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Games like this are supposed to answer questions, not raise them. Salisbury’s hard-to-digest 20-13 loss to visiting Oak Grove ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Friday, March 5, 2021 11:25 pm

High School

Carson rolls over South 41-0 as about 600 allowed in to see season opener for both

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com LANDIS — February football is far from ideal, but it agreed with Carson on Saturday. The Cougars finally launched this pandemic-delayed ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Sunday, February 28, 2021 12:00 am

High School

2A West girls final: Salisbury falls to Newton-Conover

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com HICKORY — The bell has tolled for Salisbury’s girls basketball team. A sweet season that extended through 29 victories and a ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Sunday, March 8, 2020 12:00 am

College

Catawba tops Newberry in SAC Tournament first round

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — We haven’t heard Marcell Haskett’s name in a while, but it appears he shouldn’t be forgotten. The Catawba senior ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Wednesday, March 4, 2020 11:53 pm

High School

North Rowan boys fall to W-S Prep, ending season

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com WINSTON-SALEM —After racing through its boys basketball season, North Rowan was handed its walking papers Saturday night. The Cavaliers were overmatched ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, February 29, 2020 11:38 pm

High School

Josh Hall, Moravian Prep blitz North Rowan, 79-29

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SPENCER — So that’s what all the fuss was about. The state’s third-ranked team, Moravian Prep, brought its traveling circus to ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, February 8, 2020 11:59 pm

College

Broncos stop Livingstone’s four-game winning streak

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — It’s been a while since opportunity knocked this hard on surging Livingstone’s front door. The Blue Bears’ answer Wednesday ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Wednesday, February 5, 2020 11:05 pm

College

JCSU spoils party, topping the Blue Bears, 77-72

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Leave it to rival J.C. Smith to crash the party at New Trent Gym. With a rambunctious Saturday afternoon ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, January 18, 2020 11:07 pm

High School

All-Rowan County football: Defensive Player of the Year

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The message was clear from the start: if you can’t stand the heat, stay out of Jabril Norman’s kitchen. ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Thursday, January 16, 2020 11:06 pm

High School

Dale’s/Moir Christmas Classic: A.L. Brown boys win championship

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Go ahead and mark this one in indelible ink. A.L. Brown’s first championship in the Dale’s/Sam Moir Christmas Classic ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Sunday, December 29, 2019 12:00 am

High School

Dale’s/Moir Christmas Classic: Carson girls advance to another final

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — With each passing victory, we learn more about the Carson girls basketball team. Here’s what we learned in Friday’s ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, December 28, 2019 12:04 am

High School

Dale’s/Moir Christmas Classic: Salisbury boys cruise in semifinal

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Add East Rowan to the list of opponents who’ve discovered just how dangerous the Salisbury boys basketball team can ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Friday, December 27, 2019 11:55 pm

High School

Dale’s/Sam Moir Christmas Classic: Carson girls win in rout

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — It didn’t take Carson’s girls basketball team long to make itself comfortable at Goodman Gym on Thursday. The Cougars ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Thursday, December 26, 2019 11:40 pm

High School

Dale’s/Sam Moir Christmas Classic: Salisbury boys pound West Rowan

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — After falling to Davie County in last year’s Dale’s/Sam Moir Christmas Classic final, the Salisbury boys basketball team has ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Thursday, December 26, 2019 11:35 pm

High School

West Rowan wrestlers take another county championship

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com LANDIS — Anyone who thinks this is the most wonderful time of the year must have been pulling for West Rowan’s ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, December 21, 2019 11:45 pm

High School

Rowan County wrestling results

Rowan County Wrestling Championships at South Rowan Team Scores: West Rowan 192, Salisbury 179, East Rowan 177, South Rowan 85.5, Carson 61. CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS 106 ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, December 21, 2019 8:48 pm

High School

Column: Salisbury’s football team ‘just didn’t play well’

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com WINSTON-SALEM — We didn’t necessarily expect the state championship from Salisbury’s football team on Saturday, but we received even less. The over-achieving Hornets ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, December 14, 2019 11:45 pm

College

Livingstone ‘stays course,’ defeats Lincoln, 67-63

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — It looks like the Livingstone men’s basketball team isn’t going away. Even on a night when the Blue Bears ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, December 7, 2019 11:55 pm

High School

Salisbury stops Randleman, advances to state championship game

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com RANDLEMAN — It was far-fetched pipe dream back in the dog days of August, but it’s a mid-December reality — Salisbury’s ... Read more

by Dave Shaw, Saturday, December 7, 2019 2:16 am

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