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The McDowell Lady Titans tennis team picked up its first victory of the season Tuesday, a 7-2 Mountain Athletic 4A/3A Conference win over the Erwin Warriors on the road.
After stumbling through a short two-match skid, the McDowell Titans varsity soccer team got back on track in a big way Monday night, throttling Mitchell 8-1.
The McDowell Lady Titans volleyball team has been working hard during the early stages of the season.
The McDowell Titans’ season opener slipped away from them. They were determined the home opener wouldn’t do the same.
The McDowell Titans found themselves on the short end of a 2-1 loss to Watauga in a non-conference battle Wednesday night at Titan Stadium.
After winning two of their first three matches to start the season, the McDowell Titans varsity soccer team was hoping to get its home schedule kicked off to a good start.
The past few seasons have featured some frustrating times for the McDowell Titans varsity soccer program. However, a new season means high hopes for improvement.
RUTHERFORDTON – This was football, not fishing, but the McDowell Titans have a story about the one that got away that would rival that of any angler.
It will be at least another week before the McDowell Lady Titans will have a chance to pick up their first victory of the season.
The McDowell Titans junior varsity football team had a shortened but successful kickoff to the 2015 season Thursday night as they held off R-S Central 22-8 in a contest that was called midway through the third quarter after threatening weather sent both teams to the locker room.
The McDowell Lady Titans opened up the 2015 volleyball season Wednesday night with good intentions as they took their first set of the season on the road at Watauga.
Note: "Tonight" in the story refers to Friday.
The McDowell Lady Titans volleyball team feels that they can do some good things around the nets in 2015 as the program returns a solid nucleus of upperclassmen on the varsity squad.
In the past year and a half, McDowell Titans quarterback Casey Ray has emerged as one of the program’s all-time best passers.
Some high schools have such a steady stream of athletic talent they can successfully run the same defense year after year, plugging in new starters as old ones graduate.
After a lifetime spent around the game of football, McDowell Titans Head Coach Carson Gowan has developed a three-point checklist all teams must have in order to be successful.
At 12:01, under a blue moon and the lights of Titan Stadium, McDowell High's 2015 football season began.
The sights and sounds of the 2015 high school football season are getting closer by the minute.
McDowell County’s 9-10-year-old Little League All-Stars punched their ticket to the State Little League Tournament Thursday evening with a 13-3 win against the Morganton 9-10 team.
McDowell High School’s softball program will have a different captain guiding the ship in 2016 as coach Bill Taylor has decided to step down after a productive six-year run as the varsity head coach.
McDowell Titans small forward Isaac Hillman will continue his basketball career next season as the recent McDowell High graduate signed last week with Queens College in Charlotte.
Recent McDowell High School graduate Dallas Myers will attempt to further his time on the gridiron when he attends Tusculum College this fall.
Note: Due to an error in production, part of this story was cut off in Sunday's issue of The McDowell News. We'll run it again later this week as space permits. We apologize for the mistake.
The North Carolina Fast-Pitch Coaches Association released its All-District teams last week, and the McDowell Lady Titans were well represented.
Matthew Strode stayed out of the boxing ring long enough to start a family and allow a shoulder injury to heal.
The McDowell Lady Titans softball team didn’t have a spectacular season in terms of wins and losses, but the club still got some outstanding individual efforts, especially at the plate.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Quarterback Cam Newton has agreed to a five-year contract extension with the Carolina Panthers and a person close to the negotiations says the deal is worth $103.8 million.
McDowell High School senior Gavyn Leavitt recently signed with Montreat College and will be part of the Cavaliers track and field team for the 2015-16 school year.
Shelly Yates and Melissa Byrd started lifting weights for different reasons, but their results have been pretty much the same: Spectacular.
A third member of the McDowell Lady Titan softball team’s 2015 class signed to play in college as catcher Maddison Waycaster inked with Richard Bland College earlier this week.
Montreat College hasn’t a women’s tennis team since 2006. McDowell High, in all likelihood, has never had a female tennis player sign with a college.
Another school year is coming to an end across McDowell County and the rest of North Carolina.
North Carolina has received a notice of allegations from the NCAA connected to the school's academic fraud scandal.
The McDowell Lady Titans were beaten up and banged up in nearly every way imaginable, but they weren’t about to let a chance at revenge go by the wayside.
The McDowell Titans traveled east for their first-round State 4A Playoff game against the Hough Huskies Wednesday.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Bill Guthridge, the longtime assistant to Dean Smith who succeeded him as North Carolina's head coach, has died. He was 77.
The McDowell Titans pushed the Mountain Athletic Conference 4A champion T.C. Roberson Rams to the limit in the league tournament series, but couldn’t quite close the deal.
The West McDowell Lady Spartans softball team is closing out the regular season in fine fashion. On Tuesday, the Lady Spartans were able to cruise past county rival East McDowell 12-2 in five innings.
The McDowell Lady Titans had an opportunity to leave a sour taste for the Enka Sugar Jets and their run to an undefeated regular season.
McDowell Lady Titans head basketball coach Jennifer Brooks minces no words when she’s asked what kind of player Lees-McRae College is getting in senior Markia Stacey.
Baseball sometimes is about taking advantage of the opportunities that come your way.
The day I went to talk with McDowell High Athletics Director Neil Brackett about the school’s need for a new turf field in Titan stadium, the Lady Titans were scheduled for a home soccer match.
It was not a must-win situation, but considering how the McDowell Lady Titans have struggled in recent weeks, Friday night’s Mountain Athletic Conference battle against A.C. Reynolds was the closest thing to it.
The A.C. Reynolds Rockets haven’t won 10 straight ballgames because they’re lucky. The keys to the Rockets’ recent success were on full display Friday night at Titan Field.
For the second consecutive game, the McDowell Titans’ offense produced only two hits. Not surprisingly, the Titans lost for the second straight time as well.
The McDowell Lady Titans snapped a long, six-game losing streak Tuesday afternoon with a 10-1 road win at Asheville High.
The McDowell Titans might have had a bit of a hangover from Friday night’s thrilling come-from-behind win over T.C. Roberson, and the Erwin Warriors took advantage of it.
The T.C. Roberson Rams waited all week for a chance to clinch the Mountain Athletic Conference’s 4A championship. The McDowell Titans made sure they’ll have to wait even longer.
The old adage that winning is contagious has a lot of truth to it. Unfortunately, the reverse can be equally true.
It wasn't the easiest of efforts on the baseball diamond, but the McDowell Titans found a way in the end to pull out a hard fought 3-2 home win Tuesday against the WNC Trailblazers in non-conference action.