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SAC delays fall sports

Press release SOUTH ATLANTIC CONFERENCE DELAYS FALL SPORTS COMPETITION ROCK HILL, S.C. – Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and in the best interest of ... Read more

by Mike London, Friday, July 24, 2020 10:00 pm

Sports

Area Sports Briefs: A.L. Brown’s Hagler heading to S.C.

From staff reports Todd Hagler, long-time strength and conditioning coach at A.L. Brown, is headed to River Bluff High School in Lexington, S.C. Hagler joined ... Read more

by Mike London, Friday, July 24, 2020 12:00 am

High School

Basketball: Dunbar ran the table in 1959

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER— It was March 14, 1959, East Spencer’s Dunbar High against Burlington’s Jordan Sellars High for the 2A state basketball ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:00 am

News Main

NC3 baseball: Only a matter of time for Gouge

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Casey Gouge’s surname rhymes with huge, so don’t be surprised if  “Gouge is huge for West Rowan” becomes a ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Area Sports Briefs: Nelson leads Kannapolis Towelers to victory

From staff reports The Kannapolis Towelers won 7-6 against Union County in a rain-shortened game on Wednesday. Luke Nelson hit a grand slam and drove ... Read more

by Mike London, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 11:02 pm

Sports

NC3 baseball: Wagner sparks Rowan road win over Mocksville

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MOCKSVILLE — Bryson Wagner’s first win of the summer was worth the wait. Wagner dominated on the mound for six innings ... Read more

by Mike London, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 10:52 pm

Sports

NC3 baseball: Rowan escapes Mount Airy in extras

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com DOBSON — Rowan County’s first adventure with ITB (international tiebreaker rules) in NC3 baseball came at unlikely time and in an ... Read more

by Mike London, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 12:49 am

Sports

NC3 baseball: Rowan drops two at Randolph

Staff report ASHEBORO — Rowan County’s NC3 baseball team struggled on Sunday and lost two games to Randolph County at McCrary Park. Randolph shelled Rowan ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, July 20, 2020 11:21 am

Sports

Local golf: Lyerly wins third straight

Staff report SALISBURY — Nick Lyerly lost the 2017 Horace Billings Rowan Amateur when Keith Dorsett chipped in a birdie on the 19th hole of ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, July 20, 2020 11:10 am

Sports

Golf: Semifinal matches set for today in Rowan Amateur

Staff report SALISBURY— Nick Lyerly still has a chance to win his third straight Horace Billings Rowan Amateur. Lyerly, the No. 1 seed, won two ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, July 19, 2020 12:10 am

Sports

Basketball legends: Leonard Owens found home in Texas

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com EL PASO, Texas — Leonard Owens’ highest-scoring basketball nights came in gyms far off the beaten path  — places such as ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, July 19, 2020 12:00 am

College

South grad Jason Corriher found a way to stay in sports

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com HUNTINGTON, W. Va. — Jason Corriher was 4 years old, tucked into a comfortable China Grove bed, but then he woke ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, July 19, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Rowan Amateur update: First-round results, second-round pairings

Rowan Amateur 42nd annual Horace Billings Rowan County Amateur Match play, July 17-19, at Corbin Hills Frst round (1) Nick Lyerly d. (32) Jon Baxter, ... Read more

by Mike London, Saturday, July 18, 2020 4:21 am

Sports

Area Sports Briefs: Baxter, Safrit complete bracket for Rowan Amateur

From staff reports In a playoff on Thursday, Jon Baxter and Alex Safrit secured the final two spots in the 32-man field for match play ... Read more

by Mike London, Friday, July 17, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

More area sports briefs: East wins

Staff report In NC3 Junior baseball, East Rowan rolled 8-1 against West Stanly on Wednesday. Austin Fulk was the winning pitcher. Blake Hill and Logan ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, July 16, 2020 12:16 am

Sports

Local golf: Roots of Rowan Amateur run deep, starting with Jim Monroe

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Maybe it was inevitable that James Madison Monroe would grow up to be president — of the Class of ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, July 16, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Area Sports Briefs: Street leads Rowan romp in NC3 baseball

From staff reports SALISBURY — Mount Airy has been the weakest entry in NC3 baseball this summer, and Rowan starting pitcher Ryan Street was on. ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, July 16, 2020 12:00 am

High School

High school athletics: NCHSAA delays fall sports until at least Sept. 1

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — On Tuesday, Gov. Roy Cooper announced a plan for reopening schools on Aug. 17. He delegated decision-making as far ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, July 16, 2020 12:00 am

College

Legends: Myers got the call to the Hall for Pfeiffer

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Dickie Myers finished his baseball playing career for coach Joe Ferebee at Pfeiffer in 1975. It took 44 years ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, July 16, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Bristol results: All-Star Race

NASCAR Cup Series NASCAR All-Star Race Results Wednesday At Bristol Motor Speedway Bristol, Tenn. Lap length: 0.53 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (13) Chase ... Read more

by Mike London, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 11:41 pm

Sports

Area Sports Briefs: Swaringen qualifying medalist for Rowan Amateur

From staff reports Pairings are almost finalized for the 42nd annual Horace Billings Rowan Amateur golf tournament at Corbin Hills. Michael Swaringen was the qualifying ... Read more

by Mike London, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Catawba athletics: Director of Sports Performance hired

  Catawba press release SALISBURY — Catawba College Director of Athletics Larry Leckonby  announced that Chase Tripp has been named as Director of Sports Performance. ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 10:35 pm

Sports

Local golf: Horace Billings Rowan Amateur update

Pairings taking shape for 42nd Rowan Amateur Michael Swaringen was qualifying medalist with a 67 and is seeded second. The top seed is defending champion ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 8:34 pm

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

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