• By Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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The Watauga Pioneers and their ball-control offense were very effective on the McDowell Titans junior varsity football team and keeping the offense on the sidelines.

  • By Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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The McDowell Lady Titans volleyball team learned its fate Thursday afternoon when the North Carolina High School Athletic released the state volleyball playoff pairings.

  • By Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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The McDowell Titans varsity soccer team is hitting the final stretch of the 2017 season. Monday Night in a Northwestern Conference tilt, the Alexander Central Cougars jumped out to an early lead and seized control of the match, shutting out McDowell 6-0.

  • Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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TAYLORSVILLE - For about three quarters, the McDowell Titans had visions of pulling out a huge road win against the undefeated Alexander Central Cougars.

  • By Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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The McDowell Titan jayvees had their second Northwestern Conference victory in sight, but the Alexander Central Cougars obscured that vision and walked away with a 12-7 victory Thursday night at Titan Stadium.

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  • DUSTIN CHANDLER dchandler@mcdowellnews.com
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Seven months ago, Brittany Hughes was crossing a street in Chapel Hill when a turning car sideswiped her and broke her foot just two weeks before she was scheduled to run a marathon. Now, the Old Fort runner and UNC student has the chance to make a comeback this November in New York City.

  • Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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SAWMILLS – The McDowell Titans junior varsity football team dropped its second consecutive game in Northwestern Conference play Thursday night, losing by a 20-7 margin at South Caldwell.

  • By Marty Queen dqueen@mcdowellnews.com
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The McDowell Lady Titans golf team held a firm grip on second place behind frontrunners Hickory in the Northwestern 4A/4A Conference throughout the entire season.

  • By Marty Queen dqueen@mcdowellnews.com
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Monday’s Northwestern 3A/4A Conference match at Brushy Mountain Golf Course in Taylorsville was as competitive as it gets in high school golf.

  • By Marty Queen dqueen@mcdowellnews.com
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The Montreat Cavaliers softball team already hit the jackpot with one of McDowell High’s Shelton sisters. Now, the Cavaliers are doubling down.

  • Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com 
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HICKORY - For the past several weeks the McDowell Titans have been trying to put together a four-quarter effort to get back into the winner’s column. Most of the time, it has been a decisive point in the second half that has cost them.