• By Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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The McDowell Titans varsity soccer team is hitting the final stretch of the 2017 season. Monday Night in a Northwestern Conference tilt, the Alexander Central Cougars jumped out to an early lead and seized control of the match, shutting out McDowell 6-0.

  • Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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TAYLORSVILLE - For about three quarters, the McDowell Titans had visions of pulling out a huge road win against the undefeated Alexander Central Cougars.

  • By Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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The McDowell Titan jayvees had their second Northwestern Conference victory in sight, but the Alexander Central Cougars obscured that vision and walked away with a 12-7 victory Thursday night at Titan Stadium.

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  • DUSTIN CHANDLER dchandler@mcdowellnews.com
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Seven months ago, Brittany Hughes was crossing a street in Chapel Hill when a turning car sideswiped her and broke her foot just two weeks before she was scheduled to run a marathon. Now, the Old Fort runner and UNC student has the chance to make a comeback this November in New York City.

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SAWMILLS – The McDowell Titans junior varsity football team dropped its second consecutive game in Northwestern Conference play Thursday night, losing by a 20-7 margin at South Caldwell.

  • By Marty Queen dqueen@mcdowellnews.com
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The McDowell Lady Titans golf team held a firm grip on second place behind frontrunners Hickory in the Northwestern 4A/4A Conference throughout the entire season.

  • By Marty Queen dqueen@mcdowellnews.com
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Monday’s Northwestern 3A/4A Conference match at Brushy Mountain Golf Course in Taylorsville was as competitive as it gets in high school golf.

  • By Marty Queen dqueen@mcdowellnews.com
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The Montreat Cavaliers softball team already hit the jackpot with one of McDowell High’s Shelton sisters. Now, the Cavaliers are doubling down.

  • Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com 
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HICKORY - For the past several weeks the McDowell Titans have been trying to put together a four-quarter effort to get back into the winner’s column. Most of the time, it has been a decisive point in the second half that has cost them.

  • By Marty Queen dqueen@mcdowellnews.com
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Team Nebo Barbell is no stranger to winning powerlifting meets, and the squad added some more feathers to its cap at the IPA (International Powerlifting Association)’s Battle of the Beast in Gainesboro, Tenn. in July.

  • By Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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A slow first half for the McDowell Titans junior varsity football team was just too much to overcome Thursday night. The St. Stephens Indians jayvees avoided a late collapse by holding off McDowell 30-16 at Titan Stadium.