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After a long tenure as a coach of multiple sports at McDowell High, Zack McCartha is embarking on a new journey.
Marion Lake Club Golf Professional Greg Parker has qualified for the USGA (United States Golf Association) U.S. Senior Open.
McDowell Titan football traces its history back 45 years through 487 games and – perhaps most importantly – a thousand or so players.
Three McDowell Lady Titan softball players made repeat appearances on the N.C. Softball Coaches Association’s All-District 8 team, with one claiming top district honors.
While the Enka Sugar Jets were grabbing headlines by winning their second consecutive 3A State softball championship, the McDowell Lady Titans were quietly crafting a fine season of their own.
Going from playing in variable weather conditions here in the hills of western North Carolina to arriving in the year-round warmth of the Sunshine State, McDowell High’s Michalyn Bingham will continue her softball career as the graduate will attend Indian River State College.
There are going to be a lot of new things about McDowell Titan football next fall, but one of the few things that will remain constant is the schedule.
A pair of McDowell County pitching arms will be part of the Region 8 rotation at the Powerade State Games of North Carolina June 15-19 in Cary.
McDowell Titan senior Chase Campbell is about to venture down the same path that a few before him took as the standout defensive end officially inked with Emory and Henry earlier this week.
The McDowell Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Spring Golf Classic, held last weekend at Marion Lake Club, was a rousing success.
The last time a McDowell Titan baseball player was named Player or Pitcher of the Year in the conference, Zach Franklin’s interest in the sport wasn’t quite as keen as it is today.
McDowell High School senior Cheyenne Matson will continue her basketball career as the Lady Titan standout committed earlier this week to Division II Erskine College.
Four powerlifters from Team Nebo Barbell have achieved national top-50 rankings for their performances in 2015.
The McDowell Titans got as far as Charlotte on their postseason journey, but that’s where they ran into a substantial roadblock.
The McDowell Lady Titans used their experience to get the edge on their MAC 4A rival throughout the regular season.
The McDowell Lady Titans junior varsity softball team put together a very strong 2016, finishing on top of the Mountain Athletic 4A/3A Conference standings.
The Foothills Conference put the wraps on another school year this week as the league’s spring sports came to an end.
The McDowell Lady Titans ended the 2016 regular season on Tuesday with a gusty effort, but the Enka Sugar Jets found their magic in their last at bat, holding off the Lady Titans 1-0.
The McDowell Titans and Lady Titans track teams each produced two conference champions at the Mountain Athletic 4A/3A championship meet at Erwin.
A rough first inning worked to set the tone in Game 1 of the MAC 4A baseball tournament.
The McDowell Titans’ golf season came to an end this week with representation in the West Regional Golf Tournament at Broadmoor Golf Links.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has finalized its realignment plans, and McDowell High will be switching conferences.
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.
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.
The McDowell Titans tennis team, behind a sweep of the three doubles matches, beat the A.C. Reynolds Rockets 6-3 Monday.
The McDowell Lady Titans had an uphill battle to fight most of the night against perennial power Alexander Central.
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.
Donnie Woody and Dale Duncan enjoyed their first win on the Carolina Bass Challenge trail so much, they did it again.
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.
The McDowell Lady Titans were able to put a three-game losing streak to a halt Thursday night in dramatic fashion.
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.
Two nights, two dramatic victories for the McDowell Titans.
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.
McDowell Titan sophomore wrestler Toney McGee has followed up his 4A State championship with a national title.
The McDowell Titan track team has shown some steady improvement this season, but was without a signature win.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The McDowell Titans golf team resumed its season earlier this week with a third-place showing at Reems Creek Golf Club in Weaverville.
The McDowell Titans made the trip to Etowah Falls on Monday and came away with mixed results.
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.
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.