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Mike London, Author at Salisbury Post

High School

High school football: Carson seniors leave a legacy

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — Due to thunderstorm concerns, kickoff for Carson’s season finale/homecoming football game was moved up to 5 p.m., but ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, April 11, 2021 12:00 am

Local

Baseball: Memories come alive in Ferebee book

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — On Friday, May 14, 1971, East Rowan lefty Claude Bernhardt turned in one of the great pitching performances in ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, April 11, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school football: Playoff time means get ready for ‘big-boy football’

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — NCHSAA football playoff brackets were released Saturday evening after a delay because some teams couldn’t play Friday due to ... Read more

by Mike London, Saturday, April 10, 2021 8:45 pm

High School

High school football: Hornets overpower South to secure playoff spot

Staff report LANDIS — South Rowan scored first in Friday’s Central Carolina Conference football game at Donnell Stadium, but Salisbury scored second, third, fourth, fifth ... Read more

by Mike London, Saturday, April 10, 2021 12:02 am

High School

High school football: Record night for Pinckney as East cruises; Carson wins thriller in OT

From staff reports OLIN — Senior running back Sammy Pinckney broke several records as East Rowan closed the abbreviated spring football season Friday night with ... Read more

by Mike London, Saturday, April 10, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school football: Career night for North’s Sims

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SPENCER — North Rowan quarterback Kyree Sims has a unique appreciation for his offensive linemen. That’s because he spent his early ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, April 8, 2021 12:00 am

College

College softball: Arnott helps Indians split doubleheader

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Freshman Whitley Arnott pitched her first complete game for Catawba’s softball team on Wednesday. A 5-2 win by Arnott ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, April 8, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school girls golf: Mustangs cruise to 4th straight title

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — East Rowan freshman Hannah Waddell picked up a golf club for the first time a year ago. Today, she’s ... Read more

by Mike London, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 12:15 am

High School

High school girls soccer: Carson can’t knock off NPC’s top dog

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — The pecking order in North Piedmont Conference girls soccer didn’t change on Tuesday. South Iredell is still the ... Read more

by Mike London, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school football: Broadway making plays

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Ledford third-and-3 running play in the first quarter of Thursday’s Central Carolina Conference game was met with surprising ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school football: Cavaliers cruise in YVC finale

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com DENTON — Quarterback Kyree Sims accounted for five touchdowns as North Rowan blasted South Davidson 59-0 on Monday in the Cavaliers’ ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school boys soccer: Salisbury’s Robins, Cortes lead all-county team

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — In a peculiar and condensed boys soccer season, one thing stayed the same. Coach Matt Parrish and the Salisbury ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, April 4, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school volleyball: South’s Rymer heading to Ferrum

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com LANDIS — South Rowan senior Anna Rymer has always been a student first and a volleyball player second, so it’s no ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, April 4, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school football: Slow start, but Falcons stay unbeaten in NPC

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA — Time of possession can be overrated. Carson snapped the ball for 72 plays on Friday, while West Rowan ... Read more

by Mike London, Saturday, April 3, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school football: Hornets win ‘playoff game’

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Complete games are normally a stat for baseball pitchers, but Salisbury’s football team logged one on Thursday. From start ... Read more

by Mike London, Friday, April 2, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school football: Full plate for West’s Phillippe

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA — West Rowan senior receiver Damon Phillippe had a hand — well, actually two hands — in quarterback Noah ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, April 1, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school cross country: Julian’s race will continue in Hickory

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — South Rowan senior Noah Julian, the prince of Rowan County cross country the last three seasons and a ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, April 1, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school football: Gaither playing big on Salisbury offensive line

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Tkaii Gaither isn’t convinced there’s anything strange about a 200-pound right tackle blocking for a 225-pound running back. Sophomore ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, April 1, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school softball: 10-run inning for Mustangs

Staff report GRANITE QUARRY — East Rowan’s softball team scored 10 runs in a wild second inning and rolled 13-0 against South Rowan on Monday. ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, March 30, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school football: Special talent Walker picks Georgia

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury High junior linebacker Jalon Walker walked into a grocery story Monday and found out how much his life ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, March 30, 2021 12:00 am

College

College football: Indians fall at Wingate

Staff report WINGATE — The temperature was a pleasant 71 degrees on Saturday at Irwin Belk Stadium, but eventully Wingate’s football team turned up the ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, March 28, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school basketball: Girls all-county team

A banner season for Rowan County girls basketball included Carson’s perfect run to a state championship and undefeated conference seasons for Salisbury and North Rowan. ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, March 28, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school basketball: Carleigh Perry Co-Player of the Year

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE —  Carson’s 5-foot-9 senior forward Carleigh Perry, MVP of the 3A state championship game, was, to put it mildly, ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, March 28, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school basketball: Co-Player of the Year Bryant perfecting her craft

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Usually, the apple doesn’t fall from the tree. Search the Catawba women’s basketball record book, and the name Lakai ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, March 28, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school football: East Rowan stumbles; Carson, Davie to play Monday

From staff reports KANNAPOLIS — South Iredell survived a long lightning delay that extended halftime and defeated East Rowan 32-15 on Saturday in a game ... Read more

by Mike London, Saturday, March 27, 2021 11:03 pm

High School

High school soccer: Salisbury girls top South Rowan

Staff report SALISBURY — Sutton Webb, a junior committed to Georgia, is good enough at soccer that her five-goal effort on Wednesday wasn’t a career ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, March 25, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school basketball: Special team, special coach as Stouder takes top honors

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — Carson’s girls basketball team made what was potentially the briefest and ugliest season in county history one of ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, March 25, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school football: West’s defensive line stands tall

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com TROUTMAN — The last two weeks, West Rowan’s football team has been trounced statistically, but has won on the scoreboard to ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, March 25, 2021 12:00 am

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