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Sports

NC3 baseball: Rising star is in the Driver’s seat

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Carson’s Dylan Driver was on his way to contending for the Mark Norris Memorial Rowan County Player of the ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

NC3 baseball: Ward-led Warriors edge Rowan

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com LEXINGTON — When Rowan County faced Lexington-Davidson pitcher Dylan Ward on opening night, Rowan didn’t do much offensively during his four ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, July 13, 2020 3:15 am

Sports

PGA scores

PGA Tour Workday Charity Open Scores Sunday At Muirfield Village Golf Club Dublin, Ohio Purse: $6.2 million Yardage: 7,456; Par: 72 Individual FedExCup Points in ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, July 13, 2020 1:48 am

Sports

NASCAR: Quaker State 400 results

Results NASCAR Cup Series Quaker State 400 Presented by Walmart  Sunday At Kentucky Speedway Sparta, Ky. Lap length: 1.50 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, July 13, 2020 1:38 am

Sports

NC3 baseball: Schedule, scores, standings (updated through Sunday)

      Rowan schedule (still limited to 25 fans in the park) Home games are at Newman Park  June 21 Rowan 8, Davidson 3 ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, July 13, 2020 1:29 am

Sports

Rowan Amateur golf: Qualifying scores, still in progress

  42nd annual Horace Billings Rowan County Amateur Qualifying ends July 14 32 advance to match play, July 17-19, at Corbin Hills Reported scores 67 ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, July 13, 2020 12:25 am

College

Legends: Catawba decision changed Graves’ life

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com DURHAM — Brian Graves, holder of a masters degree and assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for North Carolina Central University, is ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, July 12, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

NC3 baseball: Rowan takes over late in 5-2 victory over Greensboro

Staff report SALISBURY — Better late than never. Rowan County mustered only two hits in the first five innings against Greensboro pitcher Caleb Carden and ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, July 12, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Legends: Basketball helped Sowers enjoy a sweet life

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Charlie Sowers, who turns 83 in November, is still on the job. That doesn’t mean the financial advisor has ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, July 12, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

NC3 baseball update: Standings, schedule

Rowan schedule Home games are at Newman Park June 21 Rowan 8, Davidson 3 June 23 Rowan 12, Davidson 3 June 27  Rowan 10, Mocksville ... Read more

by Mike London, Friday, July 10, 2020 4:00 am

Sports

Area Sports Briefs: Rough night for Rowan County in NC3 baseball

From staff reports SALISBURY — There are going to be some nights like this over the course of a baseball season, and Rowan County was ... Read more

by Mike London, Friday, July 10, 2020 12:00 am

News Main

NC3 baseball: Rowan outslugs Kannapolis

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — After a shaky start, Rowan County bounced back from an ugly loss to Mocksville and pounded Kannapolis, 17-8, in ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, July 9, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Area Sports Briefs: Aces at Rowan golf courses

Local golf Parker Cristman made a hole-in-one at The Revival Golf Course at the Crescent. He used a hybrid 5-iron on the No. 8 hole ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, July 9, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Baseball: Poteat enjoying new role

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — It’s not easy for Lee Poteat to be content coaching first base and instructing outfielders for Rowan County’s NC3 ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, July 9, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Catawba football: Butler will coordinate defense

Press release from Catawba Catawba Head Football Coach, Curtis Walker, has announced that Marco Butler has rejoined the football staff and will serve as the ... Read more

by Mike London, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 1:12 am

Sports

NC3 baseball: Mocksville outscores Rowan in league game

Staff report SALISBURY — Ten runs should be enough to win any baseball game. That wasn’t the case on Tuesday at Newman Park for Rowan ... Read more

by Mike London, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 12:00 am

High School

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

by Mike London, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 12:08 am

Sports

Summer baseball: Rowan County Seniors NC3 updated schedule

2020 Rowan County NC 3 American League Baseball Seniors Home games are at Newman Park June 21 Rowan 8, Davidson 3 (1-0) June 23 Rowan ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, July 6, 2020 7:52 am

High School

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

by Mike London, Monday, July 6, 2020 7:23 am

High School

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

by Mike London, Sunday, July 5, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Sports legends: Kiger was a tiger in 1955

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Tom Kiger, 83, is still playing good golf. Kiger said he’s been able to shoot his age (or better) ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, July 5, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Baseball: Southpaw Rogers has bright future

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — It’s been a good summer for Logan Rogers, but also a weird one. He’s performing exceptionally well for the ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, July 5, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

NC3 baseball: Walk-off win for Rowan in league opener

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The little things. Executing on a relay. Hustling to first base on a third strike that got past the ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, July 5, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Area Sports Briefs: Rowan wins again in NC3 baseball; East romps

From staff reports SALISBURY — Charlie Klingler’s two-run triple down the right-field line in the second inning was the key blow as Rowan County won ... Read more

by Mike London, Friday, July 3, 2020 12:00 am

News Main

Raising the Barr for Rowan golf

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Charlie Barr was a local sports celebrity at age 13, a champion of the Country Club of Salisbury’s prestigious ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, July 2, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Sports legends: Josh Reeves took coaching skills he picked up in Kannapolis to high school in Alabama

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Josh Reeves lost his father when he was 5 years old. So his substitute dads growing up in ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, July 2, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Lyerly repeats as Rowan Masters champion

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — Nick Lyerly and struggle don’t usually appear in the same sentence, but Lyerly wasn’t at his sharpest in ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, June 29, 2020 12:05 pm

Sports

Sunday’s PGA results: Travelers Championship

 PGA Tour Travelers Championship Scores Sunday At TPC River Highlands Cromwell, Conn. Purse: $7,400,000 Yardage: 6,841; Par: 70 Final Round Dustin Johnson (500), $1,332,000 69-64-61-67_261 ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, June 29, 2020 4:49 am

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