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.
CONNELLY SPRINGS – Nothing is ever easy when playing on the road. The McDowell Titans are learning that on the fly here in the first month of the basketball season.
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.
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.
McDowell Titans head coach Brian Franklin said his team made plenty of mistakes in its game against the R-S Central Hilltoppers Tuesday.
The McDowell Titans turned in a respectable 12th place finish in a stout, 22-team field at the Falcon Frenzy Tournament at West Henderson over the weekend.
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.
Downtown Marion has seen an impressive spate of business start-ups in the last couple of years. There was another grand opening Tuesday night.