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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

16 hours ago by Post Sports.

High school basketball: Carson girls are 3A champions

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CLIMAX — A program that began with 74 losses in its first 80 games, now stands as a girls basketball state ... Read more

16 hours ago by Mike London.

Cunane, No. 3 NC State women avoid upset, reach today’s ACC title game

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer GREENSBORO (AP) — North Carolina State coach Wes Moore is thrilled to be back in the Atlantic Coast Conference ... Read more

16 hours ago by Paris Goodnight.

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

16 hours ago by Post Sports.

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

16 hours ago by Post Sports.

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

16 hours ago by Post Sports.

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

16 hours ago by Post Sports.

Women’s basketball: Breakout season for Wingate’s Troutman

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com WINGATE — From Jan. 20 to the end of Wingate’s season, sophomore Bryanna Troutman may have been the South Atlantic Conference’s ... Read more

16 hours ago by Mike London.

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

16 hours ago by Post Sports.

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

16 hours ago by Post Sports.

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

17 hours ago by Post Sports.

Photo gallery: Carson goes undefeated, wins 3A state championship

The Carson High Cougars capped a remarkable season and a remarkable story when the girls basketball team came back Saturday to beat Asheboro 51-40 on ... Read more

17 hours ago by Staff Report.

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

1 day ago by Post Sports.

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

1 day ago by Post Sports.

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

2 days ago by Post Sports.

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

2 days ago by Post Sports.

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

2 days ago by Post Sports.

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

2 days ago by Post Sports.

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

2 days ago by Post Sports.

Oak Grove tops Salisbury 20-13

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Games like this are supposed to answer questions, not raise them. Salisbury’s hard-to-digest 20-13 loss to visiting Oak Grove ... Read more

2 days ago by Dave Shaw.

Despite inspiring second-half comeback, Carson falls 27-21 to Mount Pleasant

CHINA GROVE — Needing a big play on fourth down with the game on the line, Alex London launched the ball down the field toward ... Read more

2 days ago by Ben Stansell.

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

2 days ago by Post Sports.

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

2 days ago by Post Sports.

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

3 days ago by Post Sports.

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

3 days ago by Post 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

3 days ago by Post Sports.

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

3 days ago by Post 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

3 days ago by Post Sports.

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