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High school volleyball: Salisbury

Head coach: Attorney Andrea Davis (3rd year, 10-30) 2019: 5-15 overall, 3-15 2A Central Carolina Conference (9th) Playoffs: No Standouts: Senior setter Ellen Yang, senior ... Read more

5 days ago by Mike London.

High school volleyball: West Rowan

West Rowan   Head coach: Physical education teacher Jan Dowling (6th year at West, 87-42) 2019: 28-1 overall,  10-0 North Piedmont Conference (1st) Playoffs: Lost regional ... Read more

5 days ago by Mike London.

High school volleyball: South Rowan will be strong again

South Rowan   Head coach: Math teacher Jenna Horne (6th year, 93-41) 2019: 28-2 overall, 18-0 2A Central Carolina Conference Playoffs: Lost 4th round to (state ... Read more

5 days ago by Mike London.

Catawba women’s basketball: Bruce breaks loose

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Catawba senior Marissa Bruce turned in a mind-blowing first half on Saturday afternoon in a 77-63 South Atlantic Conference ... Read more

5 days ago by Mike London.

Appalachian State can’t stop No. 15 Coastal Carolina

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Coastal Carolina has come a long way in a short amount of time. After being picked to finish last in the ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Sports.

East Carolina rolls past depleted Temple

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tyler Snead scored two touchdowns, including a 95-yard kickoff return, and East Carolina beat Temple 28-3 on Saturday in a game delayed ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Sports.

College basketball: Six in double figures for Catawba in successful opener

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Catawba’s men’s basketball team couldn’t separate from Anderson in the first half, but the Indians had an Ace in ... Read more

5 days ago by Mike London.

NBA free agency roundup: Hayward to Hornets

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer Gordon Hayward is heading to a new home in Charlotte. The Hornets have wanted Hayward for years. On Saturday, ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Sports.

Volleyball roundup: East snaps losing streak in NPC

Volleyball roundup … Update In Carson’s opening loss to North Iredell, Jaden Vaughn had seven kills and 11 digs. Alayna Slusser had seven kills. Kary ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Sports.

NBA: Fox gets max deal

De’Aron Fox By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer On the first night of free agency, De’Aaron Fox was the first huge winner. Huge, as in ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Sports.

College football: Clemson-Florida State postponed hours before start

By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer The game between No. 4 Clemson and Florida State was postponed hours before kickoff Saturday when medical personnel from ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Sports.

Raptors will play in Tampa after Canada says no

By ROB GILLIES and TIM REYNOLDS Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors will start the NBA season next month in Tampa, Florida, because ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Sports.

Louisville shuts out Syracuse 30-0

By GARY B. GRAVES AP Sports Writer LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Malik Cunningham accounted for two touchdowns to offset three first-half turnovers, and Louisville held ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Sports.

LaVar vs. Jordan: LaMelo says ‘we know how it’d turn out’

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE (AP) — Now that LaMelo Ball is a member of the Charlotte Hornets, some basketball fans are hoping ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Sports.

Drivers Matt Tifft, B.J. McLeod create Live Fast Motorsports as new NASCAR team for 2021

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE (AP) — NASCAR will have another new team in 2021 — bringing the total to three new ... Read more

7 days ago by Post Sports.

Former football coach Lou Holtz tests positive for COVID-19

COLUMBIA. S.C. (AP) — Lou Holtz has tested positive for the coronavirus. The 83-year-old former college football coach confirmed the test Thursday to Columbia TV ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Sports.

NBA free agency begins today

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer NBA free agency is usually a weeklong frenzy. Deals get struck, then teams and players must wait a few ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Sports.

No. 21 Liberty looks to take down another ACC foe during visit to NC State

By Aaron Beard AP Sports Writer Liberty’s wins against Atlantic Coast Conference opponents have been a highlight of its unbeaten start. Now the 21st-ranked Flames ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Sports.

No. 15 Coastal Carolina looking to take down Appalachian State

By Pete Iacobelli AP Sports Writer It’s been a history-making period for Coastal Carolina athletics. The 15th-ranked Chanticleers football team hopes to add to the ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Sports.

Area Sports Briefs: Hall signs with Thunder

  From staff reports Josh Hall didn’t hear his name called in the NBA draft, but he signed with the Oklahoma City Thunder not long ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

NBA draft picks

LaMelo Ball Team-by-team breakdown of the players each team ended up with in the NBA draft (includes proposed trades): Atlanta Hawks 1 (6) Onyeka Okongwu, ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Sports.

ACC could benefit from show of force behind 3 ranked teams

By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer There is a growing look of mediocrity in the middle of the Atlantic Coast Conference’s standings. The league appears ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Sports.

Catawba basketball: Indians happy to be back on the hardwood

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Catawba men’s basketball team hobbles into a new South Atlantic Conference season on Saturday afternoon, but is very happy ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

Hornets pick LaMelo Ball in NBA draft

By Steve Reed AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE — LaMelo Ball is thrilled to have a chance to play for the Charlotte Hornets. But the 6-foot-7 ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Sports.

High school volleyball: Ennis keeps coming back

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA — One of the stars on the Rowan Little League softball team that won the 2015 World Series, Allison ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

High school volleyball: Carson’s Vaughn headed to Lenoir-Rhyne

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — Carson senior Jaden Vaughn is one of those Little League World Series girls who energized Rowan County with ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike London.

Panthers say McCaffrey not expected to play Sunday against Lions

CHARLOTTE (AP) — Panthers coach Matt Rhule said running back Christian McCaffrey is expected to miss Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions, a big blow ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Sports.

Area sports briefs: East boys, Carson girls win dual meet

    From staff reports East Rowan’s boys won a cross country dual meet with Carson held at Dan Nicholas Park on Tuesday. East won ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Sports.

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