• By Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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The McDowell Lady Titans were finally able to make their long-awaited home debut Tuesday night, and they delivered, slapping around 16 hits in a 15-3 runaway victory from the Erwin Lady Warriors in five innings.

  • By Marty Queen dqueen@mcdowellnews.com
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The McDowell Titans and T.C. Roberson Rams had their baseball game interrupted by a lightning storm Tuesday night, but both squads were ready to pick up where they left off Wednesday.

  • By Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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The McDowell Titans varsity golf team continued its consistency on the golf course as the team finished Monday's match in third place at Black Mountain Golf Course.

  • By Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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The West McDowell Lady Spartans softball team recovered from its only loss of the season with a dominant 14-1 win over cross-town rival East McDowell Thursday afternoon at Trojan Field. 

  • By Marty Queen dqueen@mcdowellnews.com
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This one didn’t just get away – it broke the line, spit the hook and fell through a hole in the landing net.

  • By Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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Asserting their dominance at home is something that the McDowell Titans are doing in the early part of the baseball season.

  • By Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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McDowell Titans starting pitcher Zach Franklin left quite the first impression on his 2017 campaign Friday night on the bump, hurling a dominant performance in an 11-0 shutout of the Enka Jets in six innings.

  • By Marty Queen dqueen@mcdowellnews.com
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Four members of the Team Nebo Barbell powerlifting team, including gym owner and trainer Joey Smith, turned in first-place finishes at the International Powerlifting Association (IPA) Champions of Champions meet in Murfreesboro, Tenn., in December.

  • By Marty Queen dqueen@mcdowellnews.com
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Two McDowell Titan basketball standouts have been named to the North Carolina Basketball Coaches Association’s All-District 12 team.

  • By Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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RUTHERFORDTON – The McDowell Lady Titans continued an early season road swing on Thursday night, falling to a strong R-S Central Lady Hilltoppers squad 5-1 in Rutherfordton.

  • By Marty Queen dqueen@mcdowellnews.com
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The McDowell Titan tennis team turned in a competitive performance before falling 6-3 to the A.C. Reynolds Rockets Wednesday on the road.

  • By Marty Queen dqueen@mcdowellnews.com
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The Mountain Athletic 4A/3A Conference schedule is typically full of tight games, and that was certainly the case Tuesday in McDowell’s 4-3 win over the Enka Jets in the league opener.

  • By Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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For the second week in a row, the McDowell Titans found themselves in the middle of the pack, finishing third in Monday’s round of golf at Asheville Municipal Golf Course.

  • By Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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After having to deal with a pair of cancellations early last week, the McDowell Titans varsity baseball team finally got on the diamond Friday and opened the 2017 campaign with a 14-4 rout of the Patton High Panthers in five innings.

  • By Scott Hamilton Winston-Salem Journal
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. — A quarter-moon hung low behind the main grandstand. The pace car was quiet, Glenn Wood’s red 1937 Ford was throaty and the lights were bright.