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With the season on the line, the McDowell County Little League Majors All-Star team responded by pulling away from the Morganton All-Stars in the late innings winning 13-6 at Catawba Meadows Park Monday evening in the North Carolina Little League District 7 Tournament.

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The 2018 Junior American Legion baseball season for McDowell Post 56 came to an end on Monday night as the 56ers were swept in the opening round of the Area IV State Tournament by Rutherford County Post 423.

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It took a full three games, but McDowell County Little League’s 9-11 All Stars punched their ticket to the Little League State Tournament, defeating Avery County 12-5 Monday evening in the rubber match of the District 7 Tournament.

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The McDowell Post 56 Junior American Legion baseball team’s regular season concluded last week and it ended with an impressive 10-0, five-inning victory against Shelby down at Keener Field, home of the American Legion World Series.

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Kevin Silver was a big part of the McDowell Titans varsity basketball team’s success over the past few seasons. The battle-tested and resilient point guard will get to share those same qualities next winter as the recent graduate has chosen to attend Lees-McRae College in the fall.

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The 2018 Little League Baseball postseason kicked off Thursday evening with the McDowell County Little League 9-11 All-Stars outlasting Avery County 14-13 in the first game of the North Carolina District 7 Tournament.

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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.

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The McDowell County Post 56 Junior Legion baseball team stepped outside of divisional play this week and came away with a total of four wins in five games.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.