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Mostert lifts 49ers to Super Bowl with 37-20 win vs Packers

By JOSH DUBOW AP Pro Football Writer SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Coach Kyle Shanahan received the NFC championship trophy from his Super Bowl-winning father Mike ... Read more

9 hours ago by Post Sports.

Mahomes’ feet, arm lift Chiefs to Super Bowl over Titans

By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. — With his best imitation of a tightrope walker, Patrick Mahomes high-wired the Kansas City ... Read more

15 hours ago by Post Sports.

All-Rowan County football: Wilson made Cavaliers go

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY —  Rowan County Offensive Co-Player of the Year Malcolm Wilson, North Rowan’s senior running back, is in special company. He’s ... Read more

1 day ago by Mike London.

College basketball: Catawba women stay tied for first place

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY —  Veterans Madi Hallman and Taisha DeShazo led the scoring, and freshmen Lyrik Thorne and Janiya Downs made the key ... Read more

1 day ago by Mike London.

All-Rowan County football: Houston accepted new role … and ran with it

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY —  It was in 2000, before West Rowan senior Jalen Houston was born, that something similar to his amazing 2019 ... Read more

1 day ago by Mike London.

Johnson, No. 11 Louisville earn win at No. 3 Duke

By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer DURHAM (AP) — Louisville’s big lead was all but gone, leaving the 11th-ranked Cardinals clinging to a slim margin ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Sports.

JCSU spoils party, topping the Blue Bears, 77-72

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Leave it to rival J.C. Smith to crash the party at New Trent Gym. With a rambunctious Saturday afternoon ... Read more

1 day ago by Dave Shaw.

Area Sports: Catawba men fall to L-R

From staff reports Catawba’s men’s basketball team lost to hot-shooting Lenoir-Rhyne on Saturday at Goodman Gym. Devin Cooper scored a career-high 37 for the Indians, ... Read more

1 day ago by Mike London.

Elks Hoop Shoot: Dasia Elder wins 4th title

Salisbury Elks Lodge release SALISBURY — Veteran hoop shooter Dasia Elder sank connected on 19-of-25 free throws, winning the girls (12-13) division of the Salisbury ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Sports.

Livingstone women fall to JC Smith, 63-48

Staff report SALISBURY — Le’Zarea Bowens missed only two shots, scored 22 points and grabbed eight rebounds, leading Johnson C. Smith past Livingstone, 63-48, here ... Read more

1 day ago by Dennis Davidson.

Johnson scores 20, Pitt drills reeling North Carolina, 66-52

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — Xavier Johnson could have chosen a cliche, something about how no one game is more important ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Sports.

Balanced scoring leads N.C. State past Clemson, 60-54

By NEIL AMATO Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina State couldn’t afford to worry about style points, not when it expected a defensive struggle ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Sports.

49ers, Packers look to go from losing seasons to Super Bowl

By JOSH DUBOW AP Pro Football Writer SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers are one win away from accomplishing a turnaround that’s ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Sports.

Titans, Chiefs on verge of Super Bowl, play for AFC title

By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Andy Reid rarely digs into his own past, preferring to stay in the moment ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Sports.

Giants hire former Cowboys coach Garrett as OC

By DENNIS WASZAK Jr. AP Pro Football Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Jason Garrett is headed to the other side of the Giants-Cowboys rivalry. New ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

Boys high school basketball: Friday’s roundup — South ends slump

Staff report LANDIS — South Rowan’s boys opened Central Carolina Conference with a two-point loss at East Davidson in a game they felt they should ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike London.

Girls high school basketball: Friday’s roundup — Carson wins a big one at East

From staff reports GRANITE QUARRY — Maci Cooper made three 3-pointers and scored 16 points as Carson’s girls won a 44-39 North Piedmont Conference struggle ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike London.

Bettors leaning heavily toward home teams making Super Bowl

By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer Pro Picks is surprised. Consider that the NFC title game is a matchup of the conferences’s top two ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

All-Rowan County football: Hornets’ Hinson inspired greatness

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — “I’m not saying there are going to be any miracles, but Salisbury is a place where you can build ... Read more

3 days ago by Mike London.

High school basketball: Carson vs. East Rowan girls is Friday’s headliner

From staff reports For the first time since Christmas, there’s a full schedule of high school basketball games tonight. The biggest matchup is the Carson ... Read more

3 days ago by Mike London.

All-Rowan County football: Defensive Player of the Year

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The message was clear from the start: if you can’t stand the heat, stay out of Jabril Norman’s kitchen. ... Read more

3 days ago by Dave Shaw.

Local youth runner earns All-America honors

Staff report Local runner Triston Rabon finished fifth in his age group in the AAU National Cross Country Championship, last month, in Knoxville, Tenn. Rabon, ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Sports.

Williams out as Livingstone’s football coach

By Dennis Davidson dennis.davidson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Very quietly, the Daryl Williams era has ended at Livingstone College. Williams, head football coach since 2013, covering seven ... Read more

3 days ago by Dennis Davidson.

High-powered Titans lean heavily on Derrick Henry with options ready

By Teresa M. Walker AP Pro Football Writer NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Derrick Henry is making clear he only gets better the more times he ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Sports.

Chiefs’ Mahomes still starring with big money on horizon

By Dave Skretta AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs had just lost to the Tennessee Titans, their fourth defeat ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Sports.

Stolen away: Brooklyn pitcher recalls 1951 sign-stealing scam

By Ben Walker AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Stealing signals. Banging on a trash can. Beating the Dodgers in October. Sounds very familiar ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Sports.

MLB scandal: Beltran out as Mets’ manager

By Mike Fitzpatrick AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Beltrán, called out on a curveball again. So for the second time since they ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Sports.

Baylor hires LSU’s defensive coordinator as head coach

By Stephen Hawkins AP Sports Writer Baylor hired LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda as its new head coach Thursday, three days after the Tigers completed ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Sports.

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