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Salisbury swimmer committed to UNC Wilmington

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The last first day of school for many seniors in Rowan-Salisbury took place on Monday. Star swimmer Katie Knorr ... Read more

3 months ago by Mike London.

Baseball: East’s Mako commits to Wolfpack

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY — Chance Mako is a name that has a nice, bold ring to it. It fits a gunslinging cowboy ... Read more

4 months ago by Mike London.

Football: Lowe played in an era of rushing legends

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY —  Thomas Lowe’s football career is a story of what might have been, but it’s also a story about what ... Read more

4 months ago by Mike London.

High school softball: Carson softball standout Simmerson commits to USC Upstate

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — The NCHSAA’s revised calendar for the 2020-21 school year condensed the softball regular season to a six-week run ... Read more

4 months ago by Mike London.

NCHSAA: No fall football under revised calendar for high schools

Staff report  The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has decided to postpone football until 2021. Feb. 8 will be the official start date for ... Read more

4 months 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

4 months 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

4 months ago by Staff Report.

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 months 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

4 months ago by Mike London.

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

4 months ago by Mike London.

Basketball: Dunbar ran the table in 1959

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER— It was March 14, 1959, East Spencer’s Dunbar High against Burlington’s Jordan Sellars High for the 2A state basketball ... Read more

4 months ago by Mike London.

High school athletics: NCHSAA delays fall sports until at least Sept. 1

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — On Tuesday, Gov. Roy Cooper announced a plan for reopening schools on Aug. 17. He delegated decision-making as far ... Read more

5 months ago by Mike London.

Summer baseball: Late-blooming Street is on the road to success

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Ryan Street’s last three pitching outings for the Rowan County NC3 baseball team have been superb — 10 innings, ... Read more

5 months ago by Mike London.

NC3 baseball: Rowan strolls past Stanly

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The walks piled up, the errors accumulated, and Rowan County took advantage of a sea of free baserunners to ... Read more

5 months ago by Mike London.

Legends: In the Big East, Campbell made his mark with defense

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — It was the first round of the 1991 NIT. The James Madison Dukes, thrilled to be in the tournament ... Read more

5 months ago by Mike London.

High school basketball: From reserve to phenom in a hurry

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SPENCER — Brandon White, a 6-foot-10 rising junior who is getting a lot of recruiting attention, scored 30 as a North ... Read more

5 months ago by Mike London.

Basketball recruiting enters new phase; more colleges show interest in North’s White

Staff report June 15 is annually one of the key dates for college basketball recruiting, as it’s the first day on which the NCAA allows ... Read more

6 months ago by Mike London.

Valedictorian Rymer followed in father’s footsteps

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE —  When you consider academics, athletics and impact on her school, South Rowan graduate Kira Rymer may have had ... Read more

6 months ago by Mike London.

Rowan County legends: The pitching duel of 1962

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY—  The most anticipated pitching matchup in the history of Rowan County high school baseball occurred on Tuesday, May 8, ... Read more

6 months ago by Mike London.

High school basketball: Adams is new Davie girls coach

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MOCKSVILLE — Lindsey Adams, 22, is the new head coach of the Davie County girls basketball team. Davie AD Mike Absher ... Read more

6 months ago by Mike London.

Baseball: Spry has everything under control

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY —  Recent North Rowan graduate Jonathan Spry was one of the pleasant surprises of the 2019 American Legion baseball season ... Read more

6 months 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

6 months 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

6 months 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

6 months 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

6 months 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

6 months ago by Mike London.

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

6 months 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

6 months ago by Mike London.

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