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Basketball: Former North star Goodlett signs with Bluefield State

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — North Rowan graduate Brevin Goodlett was never easy to defend. COVID-19 tried to detour him, but it couldn’t stop ... Read more

4 hours ago by Mike London.

Golf: Lyerly competing in U.S. Amateur

Staff report Nick Lyerly (East Rowan, UNC Greensboro) had a tough day in the first round of the U.S. Amateur that began with stroke-play qualifying ... Read more

5 hours ago by Mike London.

Harvick holds off Hamlin for Michigan doubleheader sweep

By Noah Trister AP Sports Writer BROOKLYN, Mich. — Kevin Harvick won just about everything he could in a stellar weekend at Michigan International Speedway, ... Read more

1 day ago by News Service Report.

Area Sports Briefs: Ace for Combs

From staff reports Sam Combs made a  recent hole-in-one on No. 6 at the Country Club of Salisbury. Combs, a grandson of legendary coach Dean ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike London.

Basketball: T.Y. was the ultimate crowd leader

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Tyrone “T.Y.” Cole never scored a bucket for the North Rowan boys basketball team, but he knows he won ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike London.

Photos: High school workouts continue

North Carolina remains the only state in limbo regarding a start for high school football, so high school workouts here continue. The North Carolina High ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Johnson leads PGA Championship; three straight bogeys leave Koepka looking in

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dustin Johnson had eight birdies Saturday at the PGA Championship, the most he has ever ... Read more

2 days ago by Paris Goodnight.

Legends: Hairston made D-I impact with rebounds, defense

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY— When they hang out in dorms and apartments, college basketball players tend to start bragging about high school careers. In ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike London.

College athletics: SAC fall sports won’t be played prior to 2021

South Atlantic Conference press release ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) — The South Atlantic Conference Presidents Council has made the decision to postpone the start of ... Read more

3 days ago by Mike London.

Newton embracing new challenge, fresh start with Patriots

By Kyle Hightower AP Sports Writer Cam Newton is the first to admit he’s still getting used to his new life as a member of ... Read more

3 days ago by News Service Report.

Golf: PGA Championship scores

PGA Championship Thursday At TPC Harding Park San Francisco, Calif. Purse: $11 million Yardage: 7,251; Par: 72 First Round Jason Day 32-33_65 Brendon Todd 32-33_65 ... Read more

4 days ago by Mike London.

High school football: Hornets work as they await NCHSAA decision

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Twelve states, plus the District of Columbia, have made decisions to postpone football until the spring of 2021. Those ... Read more

4 days ago by Mike London.

Baseball: Lots of talent at East

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY — Whenever high school baseball returns, East Rowan is going to be awfully good. The Mustangs could be among ... Read more

5 days ago by Mike London.

Bobby Parker: A lifetime in Rowan athletics

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com LANDIS — South Rowan opened back in 1961, but there’s only been one South boys basketball team that Bobby Parker didn’t ... Read more

5 days ago by Mike London.

1964 East Rowan baseball: No fair balls against Robbins

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY — The staged photo published in the Salisbury Post is almost comical, but it accurately told the story of ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

Keselowski wins in New Hampshire for third win since shutdown

By Jimmy Golen AP Sports Writer LOUDON, N.H. — With about 70 laps to go in his back-and-forth battle against Brad Keselowski, Denny Hamlin radioed ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

Panthers DT Short anxious for return despite COVID-19

By Steve Reed AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE — Panthers two-time Pro Bowler Kawann Short thought about opting out, but the 6-foot-3, 315-pound defensive tackle simply ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

Legends: Trials and tribulations prepared Efird for coaching career

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com PEMBROKE — There was a time when things looked so bleak at UNC Pembroke that backup quarterback Jonathan Efird requested a ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

NC3 baseball: Wrapping up a summer gift

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Tough times can reveal the worst in human nature, but they also can reveal the best. Behind the scenes, ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

NC3 baseball: Relievers dominate in Rowan’s finale

From staff reports SALISBURY — Overwhelming relief pitching by Dylan Driver and Cole Hales sparked Rowan County to a 7-2 win against Concord in the ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

7-inning games coming for doubleheaders

By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Shortened season, shorter games. Big league doubleheaders will now become a pair of seven-inning games, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Area Sports Briefs: Davie’s Reynolds on Manning Award Watch List

From staff reports Charlotte 49ers redshirt junior quarterback Chris Reynolds (Davie)  has been named to the Watch List for the 2020 Manning Award, which is ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

NC3 baseball: Finally healthy, Sell makes an impact

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Putting the work into sports has never been a burden for Daniel Sell. A baseball/football guy in his time ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

John McNamara, manager of ill-fated ’86 Red Sox, dies at 88

By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) — John McNamara, who managed the Boston Red Sox to within one strike of a World Series ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Colorado State pauses football after 8 positive cases

Associated Press Colorado State says it will pause football team activities after eight known positive tests for COVID-19. A full team test will be administered ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

NC3 baseball: Hard to believe, but Hales is still getting better

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Heading into his senior season at Carson, Cole Hales had extremely modest career totals of two mound victories and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

ACC schedule includes Notre Dame, 10 conference games

Associated Press Notre Dame will play in the Atlantic Coast Conference this season as part of a plan to play 10 league games and start ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

NC3 Juniors: East rolls again

Staff report East Rowan’s strong NC3 Junior baseball team won 14-3 in six innings against West Rowan on Tuesday. Austin Fulk was the winning pitcher. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

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