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Sunday’s racing results: Pocono 350, Xfinity, Trucks

   Monster Energy Series Pocono 350 Sunday At Pocono Raceway Long Pond, Pa. Lap Length: 2.5 (Starting position in parentheses) 1. (19) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, June 29, 2020 4:47 am

Sports

NC3 baseball: Rowan wins two at Mando Field

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MOCKSVILLE — Rowan County rolled 12-0 and 7-1 against Mocksville on Sunday at Mando Field in a designated non-league NC3 baseball ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, June 29, 2020 3:25 am

Sports

Golf: Rowan Masters championship

Staff report CHINA GROVE — Nick Lyerly successfully defended his Rowan Masters championship on Sunday. The top-seeded Lyerly topped seventh-seeded Ritchie Fesperman in the final, ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, June 29, 2020 2:49 am

Sports

Area sports briefs: Strong showing for Walker in Atlanta

From staff reports   High school football Salisbury linebacker Jalon Walker (Class of 2022) had a strong showing at the Atlanta Elite Underclassmen Camp.   ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, June 28, 2020 1:19 am

Sports

NC3 baseball: Rowan splits doubleheader with Mocksville

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY —Rowan County settled for a doubleheader split with Mocksville on Saturday at Newman Park in NC3 baseball. Rowan routed Mocksville ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, June 28, 2020 12:01 am

Sports

Local golf: Semifinals set in Rowan Masters

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — There was some terrific golf on display at the Rowan Masters on Saturday. Andrew Morgan made his first ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, June 28, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Sports obituary: Bill Haggerty was a fixture at Catawba

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com ADVANCE — William Francis “Bill” Haggerty, who died at 68 on Thursday from cancer, was a born salesman who made his ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, June 28, 2020 12:00 am

News Main

Sports legends: No boundaries for Rankin

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CLEVELAND —There are three murals on the walls in Abu Dhabi, capital city of the United Arab Emirates, honoring and saluting ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, June 28, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Local golf: Barr made quite a run

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com WINSTON-SALEM —Salisbury’s Charlie Barr, a rising senior at Cannon School, nearly won the North Carolina Junior Boys Championship, as the No. ... Read more

by Mike London, Saturday, June 27, 2020 3:35 am

College

Area Sport Briefs: Longtime Catawba coach Haggerty dies

From staff reports Bill Haggerty, a fixture in the Catawba College athletic department for nearly three decades, passed away on Thursday. Haggerty served as head ... Read more

by Mike London, Friday, June 26, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Area Sports Briefs: East Junior NC3 team wins

From staff reports East Rowan won 11-5 against West Rowan in NC3 Junior action on Wednesday at Faith Jaycee Ballpark. Chance Mako doubled, tripled and ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Golf: Rowan Masters this weekend at Warrior

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — The rolling terrain of Warrior has been a part of Rowan County golf since 1999, and the Rowan ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:00 am

News Main

Baseball: Klingler can hit, but he’ll sink his teeth into education

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Recent East Rowan graduate Charlie Klingler strokes line drives as consistently as anyone in Rowan County, but his role ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:00 am

News Main

NC3 baseball: Rowan romps

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Logan Rogers’ two-out, bases-loaded double  to deep center in the second inning broke the game wide open and Rowan ... Read more

by Mike London, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

South grad Barringer elected to Averett Hall of Fame

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com RALEIGH — Landis native and South Rowan graduate Nicole Barringer, 27, is part of Averett University’s 2020 Hall of Fame class. ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Local golf: Rowan Masters pairings

  2020 pairings Warrior First round, Friday, June 26 (1) Nick Lyerly vs. (32) Will Fowler, 2 p.m. (17) Dennis Brunelle vs. (16) Landon Merrill, ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, June 22, 2020 8:51 pm

Sports

Golf update: Rowan Masters qualifying

Nick Lyerly DC Charlie Barr 71 Hank Robins 72 Keith Dorsett 72 Justin Lefler 73 Michael Swaringen 74 Ritchie Fesperman 74 Derek Lipe 75 Andrew ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, June 22, 2020 2:51 am

Sports

Golf update: NC Amateur

Staff report Peter Fountain, who will be a freshman at UNC, won the 60th North Carolina Amateur Championship on Sunday in a playoff at North ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, June 22, 2020 2:20 am

Sports

NC3 baseball: Hales leads Rowan in opener

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com LEXINGTON — The 25 fans allowed inside historic Holt-Moffitt Field came close to witnessing Rowan County’s Cole Hales hitting for the ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, June 22, 2020 1:47 am

Sports

Summer baseball: Mize hoping his efforts mesh with Rowan NC3 team

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY —Rowan County’s NC3 baseball team was rained out on Saturday at Newman Park, so Wayne Mize’s much anticipated return to ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, June 21, 2020 12:00 am

College

College baseball: Park still ticking despite long odds

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CORNELIUS — He’d already shaken off  stomach disorders and line drives off his face and right knee, so cancer never stood ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, June 21, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Sports obituary: Brian Whitaker of North Rowan had strong stretch on the mound

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — On April 12, 2002, the pitching matchup at UNC Wilmington’s Brooks Field was Seahawk senior Brian Whitaker against Old ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, June 21, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Golf update: Cress still leads NC Amateur; Lyerly in contention

Staff report RALEIGH — Walker Cress (Concord, James Madison) shot 2-under 68 on Friday to go with his first-round 64 and owns a four-shot lead ... Read more

by Mike London, Saturday, June 20, 2020 8:40 am

Sports

NC3 baseball update

Staff report Rowan County hosts Fuquay-Varina at 6 p.m. Saturday at Newman Park. Spectators will be limited to 25, and those 25 will be parents ... Read more

by Mike London, Saturday, June 20, 2020 8:27 am

Sports

Area Sports Briefs: Attendance restricted for NC3 baseball

From staff reports Rowan County coach Jim Gantt said instructions received Thursday from North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will restrict attendance at ... Read more

by Mike London, Friday, June 19, 2020 12:00 am

High School

High school basketball: From reserve to phenom in a hurry

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SPENCER — Brandon White, a 6-foot-10 rising junior who is getting a lot of recruiting attention, scored 30 as a North ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, June 18, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Baseball: Catawba grad Almond hoping for another chance

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com RICHFIELD — Former Catawba College catcher Zac Almond is 24 years old, old enough to realize his baseball dream might be ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, June 18, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Area Sports: A step toward return of high school action

From staff reports Rowan-Salisbury Schools gave high schools and middle schools the green light for fall sports to begin workouts starting on Wednesday, June 17. ... Read more

by Mike London, Wednesday, June 17, 2020 12:00 am

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