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Summer baseball: Rowan County Seniors NC3 schedule

2020 Rowan County NC 3 American League Baseball Seniors Home games at Newman Park June 20 Fuquay-Varina, 6 p.m. June 21 at Lexington-Davidson, 7 p.m. ... Read more

2 hours ago by Mike London.

Michael Jordan giving $100 million for racial equality, justice

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michael Jordan and the Jordan Brand are giving $100 million to organizations dedicated to promoting racial equality and social justice. In ... Read more

24 hours ago by News Service Report.

Sports briefs: Former West basketball player killed in accident

From staff reports Former West Rowan basketball player Wesley Turner was killed in a vehicle accident earlier this week. He was 32. Born on Feb. ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike London.

Sports Legends: Van Kelly got the most out of his time in the majors

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SPENCER —  As San Francisco Giants superstar Willie Mays rounded the bases on his 600th home run, a pinch-hit blast that ... Read more

3 days ago by Mike London.

Former Indian kicker Jason Norton dies of cancer at age 47

FAYETTEVILLE  — Jason Norton, a former football star at Catawba College, died on Wednesday. Norton, 47,  was the athletic director at Pine Forest High in ... Read more

3 days ago by Mike London.

Area Sports Briefs: Clemson wants Salisbury’s Walker to play linebacker

From staff reports Salisbury linebacker Jalon Walker (Class of 2022) has received a football scholarship offer from Clemson. Walker, a four-star prospect, has received 17 ... Read more

4 days ago by Mike London.

NCHSAA: Toby Webb awards

NCHSAA press release CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 Toby Webb Outstanding Coach ... Read more

5 days ago by Mike London.

Racing results: Bristol

NASCAR Cup Series Food City presents the Supermarket Heroes 500 Results Sunday At Bristol Motor Speedway Bristol, Tenn. Lap length: 0.53 miles (Start position in ... Read more

5 days ago by Mike London.

Rowan legends: Gill was the ultimate scholar-athlete

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY —  Robert Lewis Gill played on two high school championship teams growing up in Rowan County, may have been one ... Read more

5 days ago by Mike London.

Summer baseball closer to reality

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY —  Hopes for summer baseball have been upgraded in the past few days. From unsatisfactory condition to resting comfortably. Coaches ... Read more

5 days ago by Mike London.

Another win falls into Keselowski’s lap in final moments

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Brad Keselowski has a new crew and is fighting for a new contract at ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Sports.

Sports obituary: Emil Sparger was a Spencer legend

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SPENCER —  Emil Sparger, a colorful character who enjoyed a highly unusual athletic career that included professional baseball, passed away on ... Read more

7 days ago by Mike London.

Female Athlete of the Year: East’s Harrison led the pack

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com ROCKWELL —  She missed all of her sophomore cross country season with an ankle injury and tendinitis, but she was county ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

East-West All-Star clinic and games canceled

Staff report The East-West All-Star games, a North Carolina summer sports tradition dating back to 1949, were canceled Thursday by the N.C. Coaches Association. It ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

Chase Elliott ends week of misery with overdue Cup victory after rain delay

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR’s grueling return to racing finally ended with a Cup victory for Chase Elliott. ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

Wave of minor leaguers released

Staff report With hopes fading for a 2020 minor league baseball season, MLB teams are releasing a wave of players from their organizations. Minor league ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

Area Sports Briefs: Catawba’s White an All-American

Staff reports Catawba sophomore track and field standout MeKayla White has been named an NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field All-American by the U.S. ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

Sports Legends: Local resident was coached by Knight

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY —  Rowan County resident Denny Shantz is a brilliant guy, quite literally a rocket scientist for several years for ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

High school sports: West’s McCombs wins Misenheimer Award as male athlete of the year

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com WOODLEAF — West Rowan boys basketball coach Mike Gurley and former West head football coach Joe Nixon agree that it was ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

Area Sports Briefs: Rowan Masters taking entries for golf tourney

Staff reports The 17th annual Rowan Masters Golf Tournament at Warrior has started taking entries. The match-play tournament is scheduled for June 26-28. Stroke-play qualifying ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

Keselowski time: Business is looking good for Brad

By Jenna Fryer AP Auto Racing Writer CONCORD — The caution that sent the Coca-Cola 600 to overtime both continued Chase Elliott’s bad week and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Sports legends: Chambers was a multi-sport marvel

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHARLOTTE — The best three-sport Rowan County athlete of the 1990s? You can make a case for North Rowan graduate Jeff ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

High school basketball: West’s Poole hopes to make splash at Guilford

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY —  Coaching your own children at the high school level is never an easy assignment. For the kid, who is ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

Racing: Coca-Cola 600 results

Coca-Cola 600 Results Sunday At Charlotte Motor Speedway Concord, N.C. Lap length: 1.5 miles (Post position in parentheses) 1. (9) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 405. 2. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

Keselowski wins 600 to extend Johnson’s losing streak

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer CONCORD — Brad Keselowski extended Jimmie Johnson’s losing streak to 102 races, holding off the seven-time NASCAR champion ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Sports.

High school softball: West’s Haggas will play at Guilford

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — One of the worst days of West Rowan graduate Reagan Haggas’ life may wind up changing things for the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

High school basketball: Salisbury’s Fulson finds new home

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury guard Anayia Fulson will continue her basketball career at Spartanburg Methodist College, after being a key component of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

High school football: Kraft gets the nod at West

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA —  Friday wasn’t a typical day for Louis Edward Kraft V, who sounds like an 18th-century monarch, but is ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

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