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College baseball: Catawba takes 4

Staff report SALISBURY — Back-to-back doubleheaders are no picnic, but that’s the format for South Atlantic Conference baseball this season. Catawba is making it work ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, March 7, 2021 12:24 am

College

Hoops roundup: Virginia claims ACC regular season title after Florida State loss

Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Sam Hauser scored 24 points, Trey Murphy III added 17 and No. 21 Virginia beat Louisville 68-58 on Saturday to ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, March 7, 2021 12:00 am

College

Football roundup: Gardner-Webb uses Aiken TD to edge Presbyterian in 2OT

BOILING SPRINGS (AP) — Carlton Aiken threw for 296 yards and pair of scores and his 6-yard TD toss to Naril Gaither sent Gardner-Webb past ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, March 7, 2021 12:00 am

College

Three Tar Heels score 18 each in overpowering Duke

Associated Press CHAPEL HILL (AP) — Armando Bacot, Kerwin Walton and Caleb Love scored 18 points apiece and North Carolina never trailed it its 91-73 ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, March 7, 2021 12:00 am

Legion baseball

Book explores life of Pfeiffer baseball coach Joe Ferebee

By Ken Keuffel Pfeiffer News Service The late Joseph S. Ferebee Sr., Pfeiffer’s legendary baseball coach, “was a remarkable teacher. He touched us all, and ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, March 7, 2021 12:00 am

Racing

Kurt Busch will feel right at home today in Las Vegas

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Tucked away in the desert off Cactus Garden Drive sits a chocolate factory that ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, March 7, 2021 12:00 am

Racing

Allmendinger wins Xfinity race at Las Vegas for surging Kaulig Racing

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer LAS VEGAS (AP) — AJ Allmendinger raced to the first victory of his comeback season by passing Daniel ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, March 7, 2021 12:00 am

College

College softball: Indians split with Anderson

  Staff report SALISBURY — Catawba’s softball team stayed in the South Atlantic Conference race with a split with Anderson on Saturday. Allie Baker’s two-run ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, March 6, 2021 11:37 pm

College

College baseball: Indians romp twice

  Staff report SALISBURY —  Catawba battered Coker’s pitching staff in Friday’s South Atlantic Conference baseball doubleheader, routing the Cobras 13-1 and 18-5 at Newman ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, March 6, 2021 1:00 pm

High School

High school football: Road loss for East

    Staff report AVONDALE — East Rowan’s football team fell 21-6 at Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy on Friday in the first meeting of the ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, March 6, 2021 11:57 am

High School

High school football: Friday’s scores

Andrews 36, Swain County 14 Apex Middle Creek 40, Apex 0 Ashe County 43, Elkin 14 Asheville 13, Waynesville Tuscola 12 Asheville Reynolds 49, Asheville ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, March 6, 2021 2:42 am

High School

High school football: Raiders get a road win

  Staff report THOMASVILLE – It’s not easy to recover from a 41-0 home loss on opening night, but South Rowan’s football team proved resilient ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:52 am

High School

High school football: Cavaliers win big on road

  Staff report NORWOOD — North Rowan got down early at South Stanly on Friday, but wound up smashing the Bulls 44-18 for a Yadkin ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:14 am

College

Devoe, Wright lead Georgia Tech over Wake Forest 75-63

Associated Press WINSTON-SALEM (AP) — Michael Devoe scored 20 points, Moses Wright had 17, and Georgia Tech beat Wake Forest 75-63 on Friday night in ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:00 am

College

Cunane, No. 3 NC State top Virginia Tech 68-55 in ACCs

By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer GREENSBORO (AP) — Elissa Cunane didn’t play in either of third-ranked North Carolina State’s matchups with Virginia Tech, including ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:00 am

High School

High school football: West no match for Davie

  Staff report MOCKSVILLE — West Rowan took some small strides forward in Week 2, but the Falcons were still no match for Davie County. ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, March 5, 2021 10:29 pm

High School

High school football: Wonders win thriller

    Staff report CONCORD — A.L. Brown led Central Cabarrus 17-0 at one point on the road, but Friday’s wild South Piedmont Conference game ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, March 5, 2021 9:57 pm

High School

High school football: Previews for Week 2

    By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com Week 2 Central Carolina Conference plays starts Friday. Oak Grove is at Salisbury, while South Rowan is at East ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, March 5, 2021 3:55 am

High School

High school basketball: Scouting report for Carson-Asheboro girls

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — Asheboro will bring an experienced team and an experienced head coach into Saturday night’s game with Carson for ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, March 5, 2021 1:14 am

Sports

One-day contracts allow Thomas Davis, Greg Olsen to retire as Panthers

Associated Press CHARLOTTE  (AP) — Linebacker Thomas Davis and tight end Greg Olsen are signing one-day contracts to retire as members of the Carolina Panthers. ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, March 5, 2021 12:00 am

College

ACC women’s basketball: Wake Forest ousts UNC

Associated Press GREENSBORO — Freshman Jewel Spear scored 29 points with seven 3-pointers and Wake Forest beat North Carolina 82-71 on Thursday in the second ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, March 5, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Jordan says Ball has ‘exceeded our expectations’

By Steve Reed AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE — Rookie LaMelo Ball has seized the attention of the NBA this season with his highlight reel passes ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, March 5, 2021 12:00 am

College

Women’s basketball: Catawba falls in tournament semis

  Staff report GREENEVILLE, Tenn. — The two best defensive teams in the South Atlantic Conference battled in a tournament semifinal Thursday and Catawba’s women’s ... Read more

by Post Sports, Thursday, March 4, 2021 9:47 pm

College

Hoops roundup: Hayes, Seabron lead Wolfpack to fifth straight victory

Associated Press SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Cam Hayes scored a career-best 20 points, Dereon Seabron had career highs with 17 points and 13 rebounds, and ... Read more

by Post Sports, Thursday, March 4, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Rozier leads Hornets in rout of Timberwolves

Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS  — Terry Rozier scored 31 points and Gordon Hayward added 23 as the Charlotte Hornets headed into the All-Star break with a ... Read more

by Post Sports, Thursday, March 4, 2021 12:00 am

College

College softball: Indians split to open SAC play

Catawba opened South Atlantic Conference play on Wednesday by splitting a doubleheader with Lincoln Memorial. Catawba won 5-3 in the nightcap, with Whitley Arnott (West ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 9:34 pm

College

No. 3 Wolfpack headline ACC women’s tournament

By Aaron Beard AP Basketball Writer Third-ranked North Carolina State is the reigning Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament champion, the league’s highest-ranked women’s team and winner ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Aho scores 2 goals to lead Hurricanes over Predators 4-2

By JIM DIAMOND Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sebastian Aho scored twice to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 4-2 victory over the Nashville ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 12:00 am

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