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Mike London, Author at Salisbury Post

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Catawba women’s basketball season ‘on pause’

Catawba’s women’s basketball season was placed on pause on Thursday after COVID testing. Catawba won’t play again until at least Dec. 12. Catawba’s men are ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, November 26, 2020 9:19 pm

High School

Basketball signing: Carson’s Perry shooting for big things at Converse

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — Carson senior Colbie Perry slept better the last few nights than she has in a while. No more ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, November 26, 2020 12:00 am

College

Catawba basketball: The struggle to play the games

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY— Since 2015, longtime assistant women’s basketball coach Ricky Joines has held a fancier job title at Catawba College —  Coordinator ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, November 26, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

High schools: Carson could be 4A with new realignment plan

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Carson in 4A? It may happen. The Cougars moving up a classification is just one of the wrinkles possible ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

NBA: Josh Hall signs deal with Thunder

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com DURHAM — While Josh Hall wasn’t drafted on Wednesday night by the NBA, the 6-foot-9 20-year-old with close ties to Rowan ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, November 22, 2020 12:00 am

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High school volleyball: Salisbury

Head coach: Attorney Andrea Davis (3rd year, 10-30) 2019: 5-15 overall, 3-15 2A Central Carolina Conference (9th) Playoffs: No Standouts: Senior setter Ellen Yang, senior ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, November 22, 2020 12:00 am

High School

High school volleyball: West Rowan

West Rowan   Head coach: Physical education teacher Jan Dowling (6th year at West, 87-42) 2019: 28-1 overall,  10-0 North Piedmont Conference (1st) Playoffs: Lost regional ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, November 22, 2020 12:00 am

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High school volleyball: South Rowan will be strong again

South Rowan   Head coach: Math teacher Jenna Horne (6th year, 93-41) 2019: 28-2 overall, 18-0 2A Central Carolina Conference Playoffs: Lost 4th round to (state ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, November 22, 2020 12:00 am

College

Catawba women’s basketball: Bruce breaks loose

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Catawba senior Marissa Bruce turned in a mind-blowing first half on Saturday afternoon in a 77-63 South Atlantic Conference ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, November 22, 2020 12:00 am

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College basketball: Six in double figures for Catawba in successful opener

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Catawba’s men’s basketball team couldn’t separate from Anderson in the first half, but the Indians had an Ace in ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, November 22, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Area Sports Briefs: Hall signs with Thunder

  From staff reports Josh Hall didn’t hear his name called in the NBA draft, but he signed with the Oklahoma City Thunder not long ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, November 19, 2020 11:15 pm

College

Catawba basketball: Indians happy to be back on the hardwood

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Catawba men’s basketball team hobbles into a new South Atlantic Conference season on Saturday afternoon, but is very happy ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, November 19, 2020 12:00 am

High School

High school volleyball: Ennis keeps coming back

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA — One of the stars on the Rowan Little League softball team that won the 2015 World Series, Allison ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, November 19, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

High school volleyball: Carson’s Vaughn headed to Lenoir-Rhyne

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — Carson senior Jaden Vaughn is one of those Little League World Series girls who energized Rowan County with ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, November 19, 2020 12:00 am

High School

High school volleyball: Falcons start with win vs. East

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA — West Rowan hitters had to knock East Rowan libero Riley Hill almost to the concession stand to get ... Read more

by Mike London, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 12:15 am

Sports

High school golf: Barr signs with High Point

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A young man known for long drives will be making a relatively short drive to college. Long-hitting Charlie Barr, ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 12:00 am

High School

South’s Cromer signs with Lees-McRae

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com LANDIS — South Rowan senior Landon Cromer made a not-so-smooth transition from soccer to cross country just a couple of years ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, November 15, 2020 12:00 am

High School

High school volleyball: North Rowan looks to move up in YVC

North Rowan   Head coach: Social studies teacher Joshua Yoder (2nd year, 4-16) 2019: 4-16 overall, 4-12 1A Yadkin Valley Conference (tied, 7th) Playoffs: No Standout: ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, November 15, 2020 12:00 am

High School

High school volleyball: East Rowan will be tougher

East Rowan   Head coach: Retired teacher Sandy Lytton (4th year, 19-50) 2019: 8-16 overall, 0-10 3A North Piedmont Conference (6th) Playoffs: Lost 1st round to ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, November 15, 2020 12:00 am

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High school volleyball: Consistent Carson ready to compete

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com Carson   Head coach: Biology teacher Kelan Rogers (12th season at Carson, 270-65) 2019: 20-8 overall, 5-5 3A North Piedmont Conference (tied, ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, November 15, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Sports obituary: Benjamin Craige Jr. — North Rowan’s first 1,000-point scorer

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — Benjamin Franklin Craige Jr., known as Benny in his playing days, passed away on Monday. Craige, who was ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, November 12, 2020 12:00 am

College

Catawba launches Newman Park renovation project

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rain washed relentlessly over the Catawba College campus on Wednesday evening, but on the new turf field inside Shuford ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, November 12, 2020 12:00 am

High School

High school baseball: Carson’s Driver commits to Catawba

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A fall showcase baseball game highlighted the potential of Carson senior and soon-to-be Catawba signee Dylan Driver. On Oct. ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, November 12, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

College basketball: Journey continues for Tripp

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. —  Former A.L. Brown basketball player David Tripp has experienced a lengthy basketball journey. It still may have a ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, November 10, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Baseball: Carson’s Hudson lands with new program

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Caden Hudson was one of the surprises of the NC3 league that stepped in as a temporary summer replacement ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, November 10, 2020 12:00 am

College

College basketball: No fans at Catawba games

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Local basketball fans received disappointing news on Monday. Catawba College announced that due to the current state and local ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, November 9, 2020 9:51 pm

Sports

PGA: Ortiz holds on for first Tour victory

Carlos Ortiz   HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Ortiz never doubted he could win any tournament no matter who he was facing, even if he didn’t ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, November 9, 2020 1:43 pm

High School

High school football: Salisbury High’s Jalon Walker trims recruiting list to six

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Jalon Walker is such a major prospect that when he adjusts his list of potential college destinations, it’s major ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, November 8, 2020 12:00 am

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