It was a very prosperous Monday for East McDowell Middle School’s two basketball teams as they earned a clean sweep at cross-town rival West McDowell.

The McDowell Titans came away with a hard-fought, third-place finish at Mitchell High’s Annual Quartz Corp Duals Saturday, going 3-2 on the day.

CONNELLY SPRINGS – McDowell High School’s two junior varsity basketball teams earned a sweep Thursday night on the road at East Burke.

CONNELLY SPRINGS – It was a case of role reversal Thursday night when the McDowell Lady Titans and East Burke Lady Cavaliers battled on the hardwood.

Former McDowell High football star and North Carolina State University offensive line coach Dwayne Ledford will become the new O-line coach and offensive coordinator at Louisville under new head coach Scott Satterfield, according to several news outlets.

BAKERSVILLE - Providing a strong effort on the defensive end and keeping a presence on the boards has been the calling card for the McDowell Titans and their 3-0 start early this season.

BAKERSVILLE - McDowell High School and its two junior varsity basketball teams continued their early season success winning on the road Friday at Mitchell High School.    

A quartet of McDowell Titan seniors made the All-Northwestern 3A/4A Conference team as voted on by the league’s coaches, the most all-conference picks for the Titans since they had seven in 2012.

The McDowell Titans junior varsity basketball team fought off a slow start to remain perfect on the season, beating the R-S Central Hilltoppers 58-39 at Titan Gym.

NEWTON - Coming off an important win to open the season, the McDowell Lady Titans continued to carry that momentum on Friday evening, easily disposing of the Fred T Foard Lady Tigers 77-27 finishing off a strong first week of the basketball campaign for Coach Jennifer Kinninger’s team.

NEWTON - The McDowell Titans junior varsity boys basketball team went on the road Friday afternoon and survived an early scare to beat the Fred T Foard Tigers 59-41.

McDowell Titans senior defensive standout Andrew Davis has been chosen to play in the National Underclassman All-Star Football Game in Daytona Beach, Fla. on Dec. 30.

As you might expect in a season opener, the McDowell Titans’ offense was a little ragged at times Tuesday against the East Burke Cavaliers.

McDowell High School’s two junior varsity basketball teams opened up the 2018-19 season with a pair of easy home victories against East Burke.