For the second year in a row, the McDowell Titans’ Toney McGee came as close as you possibly can to a state championship without winning one.
MORGANTON - Going into the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference tournament, the McDowell Titans knew to win a championship they were ultimately facing the daunting task of having to run the gauntlet against two high school teams, Freedom and Hickory, very capable of representing the league once Ma…
MORGANTON – The McDowell Lady Titans seemingly had things under control at halftime of their Northwestern 3A/4A Conference tournament semifinal against the Freedom Lady Patriots Thursday.
MORGANTON - The McDowell Titans defeated the Freedom Patriots 84-78 Thursday night in the semifinals of the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference tournament, and will meet top seed Hickory (23-2) tonight at 8:30 at Freedom.
The postseason is here in high school basketball, and for the McDowell Lady Titans, it’s a chance to focus on trying to win a conference tournament championship.
Despite a laundry list of state and national titles, there was one championship that had eluded the McDowell Titans’ Toney McGee – until last weekend, that is.
Pat and Jeff Richardson will head to South Korea to watch their daughter, U.S. speedskater Heather Richardson Bergsma, compete in her third Winter Olympics.
MORGANTON – The McDowell Titans and Freedom Patriots have been involved in some thrilling games in the last half-century or so, but it’s doubtful they’ve ever had an NBA-style shootout like this.
McDowell High School varsity quarterback Ben Ballew will have the opportunity to further his playing career as the senior has chosen to attend Brevard College in the fall.
LENOIR – For the first half, plus a couple minutes of the third quarter, the McDowell Lady Titans found themselves battling against a West Caldwell squad desperate to get on the board and gain its first Northwestern 3A/4A Conference win of the season.
MINNEAPOLIS - A backup quarterback playing like a Hall of Famer and a fearless coach digging deep into his bag of gadget-play tricks put a major, Super Bowl-size dent into the greatest dynasty in NFL history here Sunday evening.
SAWMILLS - The McDowell Lady Titans were lured into a low-scoring, grind-it-out kind of battle Friday night at South Caldwell High School.