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Rams take down Titans in MAC 4A series

A rough first inning worked to set the tone in Game 1 of the MAC 4A baseball tournament.

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Thursday 05/05/2016
Titans' golf season ends at West Regional
Posted: May 05, 2016

The McDowell Titans’ golf season came to an end this week with representation in the West Regional Golf Tournament at Broadmoor Golf Links.

Monday 05/02/2016
Titan arms shut down Rockets
Posted: May 02, 2016

Even though the McDowell Titans hit A.C. Reynolds ace Kyle Cagle about as well as anyone has all season, they still didn’t exactly pound the ball.

Gutsy performance: Lady Titans rally to beat Reynolds 12-8
Posted: May 02, 2016

ASHEVILLE - There seemed to be a lot of obstacles Friday night trying to get in the way of the McDowell Lady Titans’ clinching the Mountain Athletic Conference 4A softball championship.

Friday 04/29/2016
Titans pull away from Watauga
Posted: April 29, 2016

Michael Wall homered and went 3-for-4 and Ben Ballew had an auspicious varsity debut as the McDowell Titans beat the Watauga Pioneers 6-1 Thursday in a non-conference game suspended due to rain the previous day.

Thursday 04/28/2016
Lady Titans' seniors enjoy home softball finale
Posted: April 28, 2016

The McDowell Lady Titans varsity softball team wanted to send its seniors out with a bang and they sure did that and a lot more.

Wednesday 04/27/2016
Insurance run proves valuable for Titans
Posted: April 27, 2016

It sometimes takes a while for an insurance policy to mature, but the one the McDowell Titans purchased Tuesday needed just a couple of innings to pay off in a big way.

Tuesday 04/26/2016
Titans' 4-year MAC golf reign comes to an end
Posted: April 26, 2016

For the McDowell Titans, a long run of championship success was officially broken Monday afternoon as the Titans golf team placed third in the regular-season finale at Cummins Cove Golf Club.

Friday 04/22/2016
Walk-off single sinks Titans
Posted: April 22, 2016

The McDowell Titans dropped a 4-3 heartbreaker on the road Thursday when the Owen Warhorses’ Hunter Baxter delivered a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth.

Thursday 04/21/2016
It's official: McDowell to rejoin Northwestern Conference in 2017
Posted: April 21, 2016

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has finalized its realignment plans, and McDowell High will be switching conferences.

Titans fall to Rams in regular-season tennis finale
Posted: April 21, 2016

The McDowell Titans tennis team dropped its final regular-season match of the year Wednesday, absorbing a 7-2 defeat to unbeaten T.C. Roberson, who ran the table in league play.

Wednesday 04/20/2016
Titans hammer Trailblazers
Posted: April 20, 2016

The McDowell Titans would have been just fine if the Western N.C. Trailblazers hadn’t committed a single error Tuesday. After all, the Titans rapped out 17 hits, including six for extra bases.

Tuesday 04/19/2016
Titans too much for Rockets
Posted: April 19, 2016

The McDowell Titans tennis team, behind a sweep of the three doubles matches, beat the A.C. Reynolds Rockets 6-3 Monday.

Lady Titans come up short against Cougars
Posted: April 19, 2016

The McDowell Lady Titans had an uphill battle to fight most of the night against perennial power Alexander Central.

Middle school softball: East clips West
Posted: April 19, 2016

The East McDowell Lady Trojans took a huge step at staking a claim to the Foothills Conference softball championship last week, holding off county rival West McDowell 6-4.

Sunday 04/17/2016
Back-to-back bass attack: Marion duo wins 2 straight CBC tourneys
Posted: April 17, 2016

Donnie Woody and Dale Duncan enjoyed their first win on the Carolina Bass Challenge trail so much, they did it again.

Friday 04/15/2016
Roberson shuts down McDowell
Posted: April 15, 2016

The first game between the McDowell Titans and T.C. Roberson Rams this season was a tense affair that saw the Rams overcome a 5-2 deficit in the top of the seventh and squeak out a 7-5 win.

Lady Titans rally past Roberson
Posted: April 15, 2016

The McDowell Lady Titans were able to put a three-game losing streak to a halt Thursday night in dramatic fashion.

Thursday 04/14/2016
Titans drop close one to Enka
Updated: April 14, 2016 - 3:27 pm

The McDowell Titans tennis team dropped a heartbreaking 5-4 decision to the Enka Jets Wednesday, thanks in large part to a painful elbow injury that sidelined a key player.

Titans edge Draughn in another close one
Posted: April 14, 2016

Two nights, two dramatic victories for the McDowell Titans.

Wednesday 04/13/2016
Titans edge Blackhawks in extra innings
Posted: April 13, 2016

It took a while – nine innings to be precise – but the McDowell Titans got back on track Tuesday with a 5-4 win over the North Buncombe Blackhawks in Weaverville.

Tuesday 04/12/2016
McGee adds national title to resume'
Posted: April 12, 2016

McDowell Titan sophomore wrestler Toney McGee has followed up his 4A State championship with a national title.

Titans score big track win
Posted: April 12, 2016

The McDowell Titan track team has shown some steady improvement this season, but was without a signature win.

Thursday 04/07/2016
Titans showing improvement on track
Posted: April 07, 2016

The McDowell Titan and Lady Titan track teams have been working to become competitive under new head coach Andy Morgan, and the results have been encouraging.

Wednesday 04/06/2016
Titans fall despite Franklin's no-hitter
Posted: April 06, 2016

Every baseball team is snake-bitten from time to time, but Zach Franklin and the McDowell Titans entered a whole new world of tough-luck losses Tuesday night.

Reynolds cruises after big 1st inning
Posted: April 06, 2016

It seemed like the A.C. Reynolds Lady Rockets were just one step ahead of the McDowell Lady Titans all night long in Tuesday’s Mountain Athletic Conference battle.

Titans overcome Warriors
Posted: April 06, 2016

The McDowell Titan tennis team returned from spring break with a solid 7-2 win over the Erwin Warriors Tuesday to improve to 5-3 in the Mountain Athletic 4A/3A Conference.

Titans third at Reems Creek
Posted: April 06, 2016

The McDowell Titans golf team resumed its season earlier this week with a third-place showing at Reems Creek Golf Club in Weaverville.

Wednesday 03/23/2016
Titan golfers struggle at Etowah
Posted: March 23, 2016

The McDowell Titans made the trip to Etowah Falls on Monday and came away with mixed results.

Lady Titans blank Erwin 6-0
Posted: March 23, 2016

The McDowell Lady Titans are keeping the pace atop the Mountain Athletic 4A/3A Conference as they took care of business on the road, beating the Erwin Lady Warriors 6-0 Tuesday night.

Titans efficient in win over Warriors
Posted: March 23, 2016

The McDowell Titans continued their impressive early season run through the Mountain Athletic 4A/3A Conference schedule with a solid 6-3 win on the road at Erwin Tuesday.

Monday 03/21/2016
Silver, Titans shut down Blackhawks
Posted: March 21, 2016

The McDowell Titans received a gem of a performance from junior Canaan Silver and they were able to cash in that find by picking up a 3-1 win against North Buncombe Friday night.

Thursday 03/17/2016
Lady Titans pick up non-conference road win
Posted: March 17, 2016

For the second consecutive contest, the McDowell Lady Titans relied on the combination of solid pitching and a form of small ball, and that philosophy came out successful as McDowell held onto a 5-3 road win at Owen Wednesday afternoon.

Homers lift Titans over Burns
Posted: March 17, 2016

The McDowell Titans bounced back from Tuesday’s loss to Roberson just fine – with a little help from the long-ball.

McDowell jayvees suffer first loss of season
Updated: March 17, 2016 - 2:13 pm

The McDowell Titan jayvee baseball team suffered its first defeat of the season, a 10-7 loss to Burns on the road Wednesday.

Wednesday 03/16/2016
Rams rally in seventh to clip Titans
Posted: March 16, 2016

For the first 20 outs, the McDowell Titans were a better baseball team than the T.C. Roberson Rams.

Clutch performance: Lady Titans edge Rams 1-0
Posted: March 16, 2016

Offense was definitely at a premium, but the McDowell Lady Titans did all the little things and made the best of it Tuesday night by edging out the T.C. Roberson Rams 1-0, opening league play with a crucial win.

McDowell jayvees crush Roberson
Posted: March 16, 2016

The McDowell Titan jayvees have steamrolled everyone they’ve played, and Tuesday’s game with T.C. Roberson was no exception.

Tuesday 03/15/2016
McDowell golfers second at Broadmoor
Posted: March 15, 2016

The McDowell Titans golf team compiled its second consecutive good outing on Monday, finishing with a team score of 318 at Broadmoor Golf Links.

Titan tennis team holds off Enka
Posted: March 15, 2016

The McDowell Titan tennis continued its solid start to the season with a 6-3 win over the Enka Jets Monday.

Middle schools: West takes 2 from East on diamond
Posted: March 15, 2016

The West McDowell Lady Spartans used a late rally to overcome crosstown rival East McDowell 7-3 Monday in softball action at West McDowell Middle School.

Saturday 03/12/2016
Titans scorch Trailblazers
Posted: March 12, 2016

The Western North Carolina Trailblazers home school team came to Titan Field Friday night, but they didn’t leave much of a mark on the path here.

Friday 03/11/2016
Lady Titans' Woody signs to play softball at Montreat
Posted: March 11, 2016

Another member of the McDowell Lady Titans softball program has chosen to continue her career at the next level: Senior Aly Woody has signed to attend Montreat College next fall.

Titans drill Watauga 9-3
Posted: March 11, 2016

A lengthy early season home stand continued for the McDowell Titans. 

Matson, Wolfe to play in all-star game
Posted: March 11, 2016

Two McDowell Lady Titan seniors will play in the Annual Blue-White All-Star basketball game in Asheville March 19.

Thursday 03/10/2016
Titan tennis team too much for Reynolds
Posted: March 10, 2016

The McDowell Titans tennis team made short work of the A.C. Reynolds Rockets Wednesday, blanking them 9-0 at home.

Wednesday 03/09/2016
Franklin, Titans mow down Jets
Posted: March 09, 2016

McDowell Titan pitcher Zach Franklin likes to take his pre-game warm-up throws with the Steve Earle classic “Copperhead Road” blaring away on the heavy-duty speakers at Titan Field.

Titans split pair of MAC tennis matches
Posted: March 09, 2016

The McDowell Titans tennis team split a pair of Mountain Athletic 4A/3A Conference matches, defeating Erwin last week and falling to a powerful Asheville squad Monday.

Lady Titans roll in home opener
Posted: March 09, 2016

The McDowell Lady Titans did a little bit of everything in Tuesday night’s home debut with the East Rutherford Lady Cavaliers.

Tuesday 03/08/2016
Titan golfers second at Marion Lake Club
Posted: March 08, 2016

The McDowell Titans, led by their two seniors, put together a very solid opening match to the 2016 golf season Monday afternoon at Marion Lake Club.

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