• By Marty Queen dqueen@mcdowellnews.com
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The McDowell Titan football team received solid representation on the All-Mountain Athletic 4A/3A Conference team in coaches voting, released earlier this week.

  • By Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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McDowell and its junior varsity basketball teams got the upper hand against arch rival Freedom Tuesday evening at Titan gymnasium.

  • By Marty Queen dqueen@mcdowellnews.com
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It isn’t hard to imagine followers of the rest of the Mountain Athletic 4A/3A Conference’s basketball teams eagerly awaiting a final score from the McDowell Titans’ game against the Freedom Patriots Tuesday night.

  • By Marty Queen dqueen@mcdowellnews.com
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McDowell High Athletic Hall of Famer and Olympic silver medalist Sara McMann scored a UFC victory when she submitted Alexis Davis in the second round in Las Vegas Saturday.

  • By Marty Queen dqueen@mcdowellnews.com
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The newest members of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s Hall of Fame – among them former McDowell Lady Titans head basketball coach Mike Silver – were honored by the NCHSAA Board of Directors last week.

  • By Marty Queen dqueen@mcdowellnews.com
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The McDowell High swim team competed against some solid competition Thursday in Asheville, placing third overall in the four-team meet.

  • By Marty Queen dqueen@mcdowellnews.com
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McDowell Lady Titans head coach Jennifer Brooks knows her team’s difficult non-conference schedule can only pay dividends later on when the Mountain Athletic 4A/3A season starts.

  • By Marty Queen dqueen@mcdowellnews.com
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Western North Carolina is the midst of a terrible drought, but inside Titan Gym, it was raining Thursday night – raining 3-pointers, that is.

  • By Marty Queen dqueen@mcdowellnews.com
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The McDowell Titans hosted a pair of mountain teams Tuesday night, and picked up wins over both Cherokee and Tuscola.

  • By Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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TAYLORSVILLE – McDowell Titans basketball coach Brian Franklin and his staff knew that the first two games of the regular season would be a stern test as to just how prepared his team is.

  • By Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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TAYLORSVILLE – Over the years, the McDowell Lady Titans have rarely traveled the country roads of Alexander County knowing they had a tough challenge on their hands.

  • By Marty Queen dqueen@mcdowellnews.com
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The McDowell Titans wrestling team went 2-1 in its second quad-match of the season, beating South Caldwell and Draughn and falling to West Wilkes Tuesday at South Caldwell.

  • By Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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RUTHERFORDTON – The McDowell Titans opened the 2016-17 junior varsity basketball season with a strong effort, easing past R-S Central 61-46 at the Palace Court.

  • By Marty Queen dqueen@mcdowellnews.com
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RUTHERFORDTON – With starting post player Amanda Bingham out because of a knee injury, the McDowell Lady Titans were already shorthanded.

  • By Marty Queen dqueen@mcdowellnews.com
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The McDowell Titans and Lady Titans swim teams combined for a first-place overall finish in a six-team meet at the Zeugner Center in Skyland Thursday.