• By Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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The Foothills Conference football season cranked up this week and the West McDowell Spartans put together an impressive opening performance, shutting out Walter Johnson Middle School 34-0 Wednesday afternoon.

  • By Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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The start of the Northwestern 3A/4A football season was very profitable for the McDowell Titans junior varsity football team as they put forward a strong collective effort, beating the Hickory Red Tornadoes 28-12 Thursday night at Frank Barger Stadium.

  • By Marty Queen dqueen@mcdowellnews.com
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Thanks to some bizarre scheduling quirks, the McDowell Lady Titans tennis team has only recently seen some semblance of normalcy, with three Northwestern 4A/3A Conference matches last week.

  • By Marty Queen dqueen@mcdowellnews.com
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Only nine seconds meant the difference between second and third place for the McDowell Titan cross country team Wednesday afternoon in Boone against Northwestern Conference foes.

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  • BY DAN CRAWLEY mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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After suffering through a couple rough matches against the Northwestern 3A/4A’s best, the McDowell Lady Titans volleyball team bounced back with a three-game victory against the winless West Caldwell Lady Warriors Monday evening.

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We are getting down to the final two weeks of the 2017 Major League Baseball regular season, and local product Greg Holland is in a familiar position: He’s looking at the opportunity to make MLB’s postseason for the third time in four seasons.

  • By Marty Queen dqueen@mcdowellnews.com
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After two weeks of nearly continuous washouts, the McDowell Lady Titans golf team and the rest of the Northwestern Conference finally got to swing the sticks.

  • By Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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The long trek to Catawba County couldn't have ended fast enough for the McDowell Titans varsity soccer team.

  • By Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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The Watauga Lady Pioneers volleyball team are on the fast track to being the favorite in the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference this season.

  • By Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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Coming off an extended layoff, the McDowell Titans junior varsity football team struggled to get a whole lot going Thursday night as the Titans were handed a 26-0 shutout by the Mitchell Mountaineers.

  • By Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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Despite putting up a pair of heavy contested games on the road, the McDowell Lady Titans volleyball team couldn't quite break through as they lost in three games Thursday evening at Alexander Central.

  • By Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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The McDowell Titans varsity soccer team snapped a five-game losing streak in a big way Wednesday, throttling the Mitchell Mountaineers on the road 10-1.

  • By Marty Queen dqueen@mcdowellnews.com
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MORGANTON – The Patton Panthers threw the ball nearly as many times (3) Thursday night against the McDowell Titans as they had in their first two games combined (4).

  • By Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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The McDowell Lady Titans had a tough draw in their return to the Northwestern Conference Tuesday night, losing on the volleyball court to the Hickory Red Tornadoes in three games.

  • By Marty Queen dqueen@mcdowellnews.com
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The McDowell Titan and Lady Titan cross country teams participated in a Northwestern 4A/3A Conference relay meet – essentially a scrimmage – Wednesday in Newton.

  • By Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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It’s been a frustrating first two weeks for the McDowell Lady Titans volleyball team. That only made the collective team effort on the road Thursday all the more satisfying.