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Coming off back-to-back conference losses, the McDowell Titans needed a confidence booster headed into the league tournament.
For a while Tuesday, it seemed the McDowell Lady Titans might have been looking ahead to Friday night’s showdown with Erwin.
The McDowell Titans have pretty much dominated the Mountain Athletic 4A/3A Conference since joining the league in 2009. But this, it would seem, is the year of the Blackhawks.
The McDowell Titans junior varsity basketball team continued its journey through the Mountain Athletic Conference on Tuesday afternoon, pulling away from the North Buncombe Blackhawks 59-41 at home.
The T.C. Roberson Rams are a young, struggling basketball team. Titan Gym is no place for a young, struggling basketball team to find itself.
The T.C. Roberson Rams went bananas in the fourth quarter, hitting seven 3-pointers and outscoring the McDowell Titans 28-14. It wasn’t nearly enough to overcome the dismantling the Titans laid on them the first three periods.
BAKERSVILLE – McDowell’s junior varsity basketball teams stepped outside of conference play one last time on Tuesday and came away victorious on the road at Mitchell High School.
BAKERSVILLE – The McDowell Lady Titans put together one of their best outings of the season Tuesday night in a 75-40 rout of the Mitchell Lady Mountaineers in the team’s last non-conference game of the regular season.
BAKERSVILLE – It took them about one quarter’s worth of game time to find their way to the inside, but as soon as the McDowell Titans began to pound it in the paint, the rest of the night was smooth sailing.
The McDowell Titans mounted a heroic comeback against the T.C. Roberson Rams Tuesday night, but they waited just a bit too long to get it started.
With a big match against T.C. Roberson looming Tuesday, it would have been easy for the McDowell Titans to have lost their focus against the A.C. Reynolds Rockets Friday.
ASHEVILLE - McDowell’s junior varsity basketball teams continue to roll through the Mountain Athletic Conference as both teams were perfect on the road this week.
ASHEVLLE - Coming off Thursday’s hard-fought road win it was a short turnaround for the McDowell Lady Titans. Fortunately, they were able to avoid any signs of fatigue as they used a strong fourth quarter effort to pull away from the Enka Sugar Jets 84-63 ending the team’s first rotation through the Mountain Athletic Conference schedule.
ASHEVILLE - Ever since the McDowell Titans have been a part of the Mountain Athletic Conference their league series with the Enka Jets have been filled with many close, wildly contested battles
ASHEVILLE – The McDowell Titans made it over Old Fort Mountain, but they couldn’t get over the hump.
ASHEVILLE – The McDowell Lady Titans’ 63-50 win over the A.C. Reynolds Rockets Thursday was, for the most part, a fairly ugly affair.
Thursday afternoon featured the hardwood battle between cross-town foes East and West McDowell Middle Schools.
In action from across the Foothills Conference this week, the West McDowell Spartans basketball team dropped a contest with the league’s top squad, the Heritage Eagles, by a 55-37 score.
Wrestling fans who enjoy nip-and-tuck matches that go the distance and are decided on points were no doubt sorely disappointed with Thursday’s battle between East and West McDowell Middle Schools.
The McDowell Lady Titans junior varsity basketball team went on the road Monday afternoon and came away with its tenth consecutive win of the 2014-15 season, beating the Draughn Lady Wildcats 49-8 in Valdese.
The McDowell Titans were anything but congenial hosts at the Annual Mark Revis Memorial Dual Tournament.
After suffering their first home loss of the season to Erwin last Tuesday, the McDowell Titans seemed determined to make their gym a downright hostile environment Friday, and that’s exactly what they did.
The real McDowell Lady Titans showed up Friday night, and that was extremely bad news for the Asheville Cougars.
The McDowell Titans are coming off a solid finish at the Cherokee Invitational last weekend, and will try and keep the momentum going when they host their own tourney Saturday.
The Erwin Warriors don’t have the same kind of shiny record they boasted a year ago when they won their first 23 games.
For a span of about one quarter during Tuesday’s game against the Erwin Warriors, McDowell played its own patented brand of Lady Titan basketball.
A completely healthy McDowell Titans wrestling team would have had its hands full with the powerful Enka Jets Tuesday, but a McDowell roster depleted by injuries didn’t have a chance.
Both of McDowell’s junior varsity basketball teams picked up wins at home against Erwin on Monday afternoon.
The McDowell Titans took advantage of the Owen Warhorses’ depleted lineup and scored an easy, 69-12 victory Tuesday.
ASHEVILLE – For some reason during the holiday season, our mates from the land down under have turned out to be the nemesis of the McDowell Lady Titans.
ASHEVILLE – The McDowell Titans emphatically ended a two-game skid Tuesday afternoon by overpowering the Mulsgrave Jats Australian travel team by a lopsided 68-18 margin in the final game of the Roberson Christmas Tournament.
ASHEVILLE – The Pisgah Sugar Bears came into the start of the Roberson Christmas Invitational with an unblemished resume through the first 10 games.
ASHEVILLE – The hot-shooting Pisgah Bears made it tough on the McDowell Titans in Monday’s contest at the Roberson Christmas Invitational, as they jumped out to an early lead and held off a late rally by the Titans to win 71-66 Monday afternoon in Skyland.
The McDowell Lady Titans could face another team as good as the Southern Peninsula ( Australia) Sharks at some point this season.
The Kansas City Royals gave their long-suffering fans a season that won’t soon be forgotten.
The McDowell Titans were home for the holidays, but they didn’t have much fun.
The day started out badly for the McDowell Titans at the Mitchell Dual Tournament Saturday. But it got better in a hurry.
NEBO – Bob Gourley has derived a lot of enjoyment over the years playing golf with his friends.
It was a tough week for both of McDowell County’s middle school basketball programs as they entered the Christmas holiday break.
Another former McDowell Lady Titan volleyball standout has made her way onto the collegiate scene.
It’s more than just the end of a semester for McDowell County schools. It’s the end of era, as well.
BLACK MOUNTAIN – A total of nine McDowell players scored in Wednesday’s 54-7 rout of the Owen Warlassies in junior varsity basketball action.
BLACK MOUNTAIN – Coming off a pair of important victories last week, the McDowell Lady Titans continued to move steadily along Wednesday evening as four players scored in double figures in a 68-37 win on the road against the Owen Warlassies.
BLACK MOUNTAIN – When you can nearly match the number of turnovers forced to the points allowed to the opposition, you know that things are clearly going in your favor.
The McDowell Titans got off to a quick start and never looked back en route to a 60-15 win over Draughn Tuesday night at home.