Five McDowell Lady Titan softball players made repeat appearances on the North Carolina Softball Coaches Association All-District 8 4A team this week, while another was named to the team for the first time.
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 will be a day that former McDowell High and Lenoir-Rhyne pitching standout Landon Whitson will never forget, as he was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 25th round of the Major League Baseball Draft.
Lenoir-Rhyne pitcher and former McDowell Titans standout Landon Whitson has been selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 25th round of the Major League Baseball Draft.
After picking up a pair of wins in Monday’s season opener, the McDowell County Post 56 Junior Legion baseball team earned its third consecutive victory to begin the 2018 campaign, a 10-7 win at Titan Field against the East Rutherford Junior Legion team.
It was a pensive start to the 2018 Spring Golf Classic last Saturday at the Marion Lake Club as organizers and some die-hard golfers waited under misty skies to see what Mother Nature was going to bring for the day.
The summer baseball season has arrived locally and it will be an active next several weeks for a good number of local athletes playing American Legion Baseball.
McDowell High School and Mission Hospital will team up this week to help provide McDowell County athletes the opportunity to get a free health screening just in time for the next school year.
Some former McDowell High student-athletes recently wrapped up their seasons in collegiate spring sports, including one baseball player who earned some impressive accolades both on and off the diamond.
A trio of McDowell Titan baseball players was selected to the Northwestern 3A/4A All-Conference team, but MHS athletes in other sports were few and far between in coaches voting released last week.
Several McDowell High athletes qualified for and competed in the West 4A Regional track and field championships last weekend at Providence High in Matthews.
The West McDowell Lady Spartans finished fourth and the Spartans sixth among the Foothills Conference teams at the league’s track and field championships.
SAWMILLS - The McDowell Lady Titans' season on the diamond ended in heartbreaking fashion on Friday night as the South Caldwell Lady Spartans rallied from a five-run deficit on their home turf to win 8-6 in second-round action of the 4A State Playoffs.
A persistent hitting approach combined with a gutsy pitching effort yielded great things for the McDowell Lady Titans in the first-round matchup of the 4A State Playoffs.
The McDowell Titans played yet another game on the razor’s edge in the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference tournament semifinals Thursday, but this time, things didn’t go their way.
The McDowell Titans and Lady Titans track and field teams each placed seventh in the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference championships Wednesday at Watauga.
The McDowell Lady Titans softball team had its chances Tuesday of pulling out a big win in the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference semifinals, but the host Alexander Central Lady Cougars ultimately found a way to squeeze out a 3-2 win in eight innings.