Dezi Williams has been a standout in every sport she’s ever played. But one game, above all others, is her absolute favorite.
Earlier in the week, first-year McDowell Titan wrestling coach Justin Snethen said he couldn’t wait to see the Titans on the mat against the East Rutherford Cavaliers, for whom he had served as an assistant the past four years.
It took the McDowell High athletic department a long time to find itself a new wrestling coach after Tim Hutchins retired at the end of last season, but the one the Titans found is ready and raring to go.
The McDowell Titans will make their first-ever trip to Mooresville High in the opening round of the State 4A Playoffs Friday night (7:30 kickoff).
MORGANTON – Once upon a time, the McDowell Titans and Freedom Patriots could be counted on to engage in one of the Northwestern Conference’s better contests of the season.
The McDowell Titans’ road game against the Freedom Patriots has been postponed until Monday due to inclement weather, according to Titans Athletics Director Keith Ledford.
The Northwestern 3A/4A All-Conference teams have been released for girls’ tennis, golf and volleyball, and the McDowell Lady Titans were well-represented on the golf team.
LOS ANGELES - The 2018 Boston Red Sox opened their spring training camp on Valentine's Day, notched the season's first win on Good Friday, and by Mother's Day were playing at a .700 clip. By Independence Day, when they shut out the Washington Nationals, they had a first-place lead they would not again relinquish, and by Labor Day they were 51 games above .500. On the final day of the regular season, they notched their 108th win, and on Columbus Day they crushed the New York Yankees by 15 runs in the playoffs' opening round.
LENOIR – The McDowell Titans broke a rough, two-game skid on Thursday, running past the West Caldwell Warriors 56-6 Thursday night on the road in a game that was moved up a day because of the expected poor weather conditions across the region.
The McDowell Lady Titans’ Tyler Price was solid in her first round at the N.C. State 4A golf championships Monday, but was waylaid by a sore throat, fatigue and fever, and struggled to a difficult second round Tuesday.
When you are on the gridiron searching for your first win of the season there is no better place to find it than against your cross-town rival.
Several McDowell Titan and Lady Titan runners competed in the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference cross country championships, although neither team fielded enough athletes to post a team score.