When the calendar reaches the last weekend of July, you know that the smell of a great Port-A-Pit chicken dinner is just around the corner.
NEW ORLEANS - A closer look at Appalachian State and what we learned about the Mountaineers during their Sun Belt Conference media day appearance in New Orleans.
NEW ORLEANS - Often overlooked, Appalachian State safety A.J. Howard enjoyed some bragging rights when he crossed paths with the first-team All-Sun Belt Conference quarterback Monday.
McDowell Titans head basketball coach Brian Franklin was voted the Most Valuable Player in the annual East-West All-Star Game when he was a senior at MHS in 1992.
McDowell County native and Colorado Rockies closer Greg Holland turned in a solid outing in the annual Major League Baseball All-Star Game Tuesday night at Marlins Park in Miami.
After slow first three innings of play, the McDowell County 10-12 Little League All-Stars kicked it into high gear late, blowing by the Morganton Little League All-Stars 17-1 Monday evening at Catawba Meadows.
The McDowell Lady Titans softball program continues to pile up a plethora of postseason awards. Five McDowell players made the cut at the state level by being named to the 2017 North Carolina Softball Coaches Association 4A All-State team.
The McDowell County Little League 9-11 All-Stars’ run through District 7 play came to an end Wednesday night, losing to Morganton 8-7 at Catawba Meadows Park.
The Major League All-Star break is approaching and Marion native Greg Holland, the Colorado Rockies’ closer, led all of baseball in saves coming into the weekend.
Team Nebo Barbell competed at the Southern Powerlifting Federation’s Ironman Championships in Gatlinburg, Tenn., earlier this spring, with seven lifters capturing a total of 10 first-place finishes.
The six McDowell Lady Titan softball players who earned All-MAC status have been named to the North Carolina Softball Coaches Association All-District 8 4A team, with two of them taking top honors.
A half-dozen McDowell Lady Titan softball players and a trio of their baseball counterparts were named to the All-Mountain Athletic 4A/3A Conference team in coaches voting released last week.
For the second consecutive month to begin the 2017 Major League Baseball season, Greg Holland has won The Hartford National League Reliever of the Month Award.
A handful of former McDowell Lady Titan softball players had outstanding collegiate seasons in 2017, including one who wrapped up a memorable career and another who was named the top player in her league.
The Foothills Conference spring sports schedule reached its conclusion this week and a lot of the championship hardware is heading to McDowell County.