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Texans quarterback faces huge test in his first start against strong Panthers defense

By KRISTIE RIEKEN  AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — The Carolina Panthers will face a rookie quarterback making his first NFL start for the second ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Sports.

College football: First road game, first SAC game for Catawba

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — If you haven’t noticed, Wingate has gotten awfully good at football. Last week, the Bulldogs wrecked Carson-Newman, which once ... Read more

4 days ago by Mike London.

High school football: Talented Williams-Simpson breaking out at West

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA — One of the best catches West Rowan football coach Louis Kraft ever saw didn’t happen on a Sunday, ... Read more

4 days ago by Mike London.

17 rackets donated to Erwin Middle School tennis teams

Staff report SALISBURY — The Erwin Middle School boys and girls tennis teams received rackets from Yonex as part of the company’s celebration of  75 ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Sports.

Allmendinger, Cindric primed for Xfinity title fight

By Jenna Fryer AP Auto Racing Writer The dramatic close to the NASCAR Xfinity Series regular season showed just how far AJ Allmendinger will go ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Sports.

Area sports: West volleyball stays on top in SPC

From staff reports MOUNT ULLA — West Rowan’s volleyball team got off to a strong start and beat South Rowan 25-9, 28-26 and 25-22 on ... Read more

5 days ago by Mike London.

Bet for golf cart helps motivate Carolina Panthers defenders Burns, Reddick

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE (AP) — Carolina Panthers defensive end Brian Burns envisions himself riding around the Wofford College campus next summer ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Sports.

Former Duke guard Redick retires after 15 NBA seasons

By Tim Reynolds AP Basketball Writer J.J. Redick, the sharpshooter who was The Associated Press college player of the year at Duke before embarking on ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Sports.

Texans rookie Mills to start at quarterback Thursday against Panthers

By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Davis Mills will start at quarterback for the Houston Texans on Thursday night against the ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Sports.

Area Sports: Catawba announces Hall of Fame plans

The Catawba Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 8, at Keppel Auditorium. Prior to ... Read more

6 days ago by Mike London.

Sports obituary: Callaway made impact on Rowan County, high school football

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rodney Arlin Callaway told the Post once he’d live forever if his heart was as good as his legs. ... Read more

6 days ago by Mike London.

Fast starts have propelled surprising Panthers to 2-0 record

By Steve Reed AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE — The Carolina Panthers are using fast starts to start fast this season. The Panthers have been dominant ... Read more

6 days ago by News Service Report.

Stricker’s biggest issue at Ryder Cup is getting back trophy

By Doug Ferguson AP Golf Writer SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — Padraig Harrington had a tight grip on Ryder Cup trophy Monday as the European captain walked ... Read more

6 days ago by News Service Report.

Darnold throws 2 TDs, Panthers D dominates Saints 26-7

CHARLOTTE (AP) — Through two games, quarterback Sam Darnold is thriving in Carolina. With an effective running game led by Christian McCaffrey, a reliable set ... Read more

7 days ago by News Service Report.

Elliott and Harvick add fiery feud to NASCAR’s playoffs

By Jenna Fryer AP Auto Racing Writer Chase Elliott, according to Kevin Harvick, doesn’t race very smart. In fact, moving forward in NASCAR’s playoffs, Harvick ... Read more

7 days ago by News Service Report.

State football roundup: Appalachian State cruises; Blue Devils squeak by

Associated Press BOONE — Chase Brice ran for one touchdown and passed for another to lead Appalachian State to a 44-10 win over in-state FCS ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Sports.

College football: Livingstone falls on final play

Staff report COLUMBIA, S.C. — Three games into this season, Livingstone’s football team has suffered two agonizing defeats in the final seconds. On Saturday night, ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

Larson wins at Bristol; Harvick and Elliott feud

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kyle Larson denied Kevin Harvick his first win of the season with a masterful pass at Bristol Motor Speedway that was ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Sports.

Curt Casali’s 2-run single holds up as Giants beat Braves 2-0

By JANIE McCAULEY AP Baseball Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Curt Casali hit a two-run single in the fourth that held up, Alex Wood made ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Sports.

Wake Forest knocks off reeling Seminoles

By J.D. Brasier Associated Press WINSTON-SALEM — Sam Hartman threw for 259 yards and two touchdowns, and A.T. Perry grabbed seven passes for 155 yards ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Sports.

Leary, Knight lead N.C. State past Furman, 45-7

By BOB SUTTON Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — Devin Leary threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as North Carolina State geared up for ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Sports.

College football: Catawba holds on for 3-0 start

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Saturday afternoon’s football game at Shuford Stadium had the family feel of brothers wrestling on the floor in the ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

Howell leads No. 21 UNC in 59-39 romp over Virginia

By AARON BEARD AP Sports Writer CHAPEL HILL (AP) — Sam Howell threw five touchdown passes and ran for a career-best 112 yards as No. ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Sports.

High school football: Scores

Friday’s Scores Apex Middle Creek 20, Holly Springs 12 Asheville 54, North Davidson 0 Asheville Erwin 27, Enka 0 Avery County 58, Rosman 12 Bartlett ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Sports.

High school football: Hornets easily handle unbeaten Thomasville; North, Davie also romp

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Thomasville avoided the running-clock fate of Salisbury’s first three opponents, but the Bulldogs still were no match for the ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

Chase Elliott, other Hendrick stars dodging playoff elimination at Bristol tonight

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer A surprisingly strong start to the playoffs for Joe Gibbs Racing — two races, two wins and two ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Sports.

West looking like a postseason contender in 49-14 rout of Carson

By David Shaw For the Salisbury Post CHINA GROVE — There’s no need to start printing playoff tickets, but the West Rowan football team is ... Read more

1 week ago by Dave Shaw.

Allmendinger slides past Cindric to steal Bristol win and Xfinity title

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — AJ Allmendinger slid sideways across the Bristol Motor Speedway finish line to edge rival Austin Cindric for both the Friday night ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Sports.

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