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February 08, 2016
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Mitchell wrestling reaches state finals for third year in a row
The Mitchell wrestling team won the state 1A west dual team regional championship Thursday night by defeating Elkin in Ledger. The team heads to Rosewood High School, which won the east regional, S...
Feb 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Girls basketball ends losing streak
Mitchell’s girls basketball team split its two road games last week after narrowly escaping a late-game collapse. Mitchell lost at Polk County 43-57 Jan. 26 and survived a late rally by Hendersonvi...
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Basketball team rebounds from last-second loss with win
Mitchell’s boys basketball earned a rare victory Friday after losing in the final seconds of a game earlier in the week. Mitchell got its fourth win of the season by defeating Hendersonville 54-45 ...
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mitchell basketball looking to get healthy, finish season strong
Mitchell boys basketball was short on players last week and lost both of its games. Mitchell lost 46-58 at North Wilkes Jan. 18. The following night, the Mountaineers lost 56-92 at McDowell. Friday...
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wrestlers gearing up for state
Mitchell’s wrestling team is getting ready for the conference and state tournaments. Mitchell defeated Owen in dominant fashion Jan. 19, with 10 wrestlers winning by pinfall in the 81-0 victory. Co...
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Girls playing well despite losses
A young Mitchell girls basketball team played well against two good teams last week but saw its losing streak stretch to four games. Mitchell lost on the road to a very good North Wilkes team 60-47...
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wrestlers keep up momentum
The Mitchell wrestling team continued its strong form last week. Mitchell defeated Madison 60-15 in a conference meet Jan. 12 in Ledger. Will Atkins (220), Todd Self (285), Coltin Marlowe (106), Jo...
Jan 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mitchell dealing with injuries
A banged up Mitchell boys basketball team lost two games and won one last week. Mitchell lost 69-52 to the Asheville Trailblazers Jan. 11 before beating Madison the following night 70-64. Friday, t...
Jan 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mitchell girls hit first losing streak since beginning of season
Last week, Mitchell’s girls basketball team lost back-to-back games for the first time since the beginning of the season. The team defeated the Asheville Trailblazers 73-28 Jan. 11 before losing th...
Jan 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Basketball team wins one of three
The Mitchell boys basketball team lost two of its three games last week, and it also lost a key player to injury. Mitchell beat Hendersonville 53-45 Jan. 5, in Ledger before losing 64-51 the follow...
Jan 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wrestling team regaining form
Mitchell’s wrestlers had a successful couple of days Friday and Saturday, winning in dominate fashion. Friday in Ledger, Mitchell handled Polk County and Mountain Heritage by a combined score of 16...
Jan 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mitchell ladies on hot streak
The Mitchell girls basketball team added to its winning streak last week before losing Friday. The team beat Hendersonville and Thomas Jefferson Academy in back-to-back games Jan. 5 and 6 in Ledger...
Jan 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mitchell basketball team loses close game
The Mitchell boys basketball team started the new year with a tough loss to Rosman in an exciting game in Ledger. The Mountaineers twice overcame a large deficit and held the lead in the fourth qua...
Jan 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wrestling team places 10th at tourney
The Mitchell wrestling team finished in the top half of the standings at a meet held in Kentucky Dec. 28 and 29. Mitchell placed 10th out of 23 teams at the Woodford Invitational, hosted by Woodfor...
Jan 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Mountaineers beat Rosman
The Mitchel girls basketball team continued its solid play with a win Saturday over Rosman. The team improved to 5-5 after the 53-35 home win. The Mountaineers controlled the first half before pull...
Jan 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Turnovers hurt Mountaineers
Too many turnovers led to a blowout loss for the Mitchell boys basketball team Dec. 22 against Shelby. The Mountaineers (1 – 8) committed 27 turnovers, including 17 in the first half, in a 98-55 lo...
Dec 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Winning touch for Mitchell ladies
After a slow start to the season, the Mitchell girls basketball team found the winning touch before reaching the holiday break. The team went winless in its first three games but has since won four...
Dec 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wrestling team drops close one
The Mitchell wrestling team lost a close match on the road against Rosman Dec. 22. Both teams had three wins by pinfall, but Rosman took five bouts by decision while Mitchell took one decision and ...
Dec 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mixed results for MHS wrestlers
The Mitchell wrestling team had an up and down week, losing a match in Boone and then winning two of its three matches Saturday in the KT Feldspar duals in Ledger. Mitchell lost 11 matches by pinfa...
Dec 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amazing season comes to an end
Mountaineers fall to defending state champions Wallace-Rose Hill in the state title game by a final of 48-28
Dec 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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On to the finals
Mitchell will play for their first state championship next Saturday at Wake Forest
Dec 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mountaineers move into the semi-finals of the state
Ben Bonner has made 65 extra-points this season, but it’s the game-winner he kicked on Friday that he’ll remember for the rest of his life. The sophomore kicker’s 23-yard field goal late in the fou...
Dec 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mountaineers take one more step in state playoffs
The 2015 Mountaineers have already proven they’re one of the best in school history, but can they be the very best? They’ll answer that question on Friday after knocking off Mount Airy 41-14 last w...
Nov 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mitchell cruises to second round
Ben Young ran for two touchdowns and threw for another as the Mountaineers rolled to a 41-20 victory over North Moore in the first round of the 1AA NCHSAA playoffs. Mitchell (fourth seed, 11-1) adv...
Nov 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mountaineers crush Avery
Friday was senior night for 15 Mountaineers on the gridiron, but they still haven’t played their final game in Ledger. Dalton Beaver is one of those 15 and, as all good leaders do, he came up big w...
Nov 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mitchell soccer season comes to an end
The Mountaineer men’s soccer team ended their season with a string of losses, but fought hard in their final match against Owen. The Mountaineers fell in a 2-1 match against the Warhorses Oct. 29 i...
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mitchell pounds Madison, 63-0
Head Coach Travise Pitman said the Mountaineers played their game Friday night. If 63-0 shutouts are their game then Mitchell’s playoff opposition has a lot to worry about. Mitchell (9-1, 4-1) quic...
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mitchell loses to Cougars
They were the last team in Western North Carolina to lose. But even for Mountaineer football, all good things must come to an end. Mitchell (8-1, 3-1) suffered their first loss of 2015 to Mountain ...
Oct 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mitchell still undeafeated
Hendersonville’s high -powered offense came into Ledger Friday hungry for an upset, but quarterback Ben Young made sure his team stayed undefeated. Young scored six touchdowns (four rushing, two pa...
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tight win for Mountaineers
Flashy plays, fourth quarter comebacks and a nail biter finish. The Mountaineers certainly put on a show last week playing in the first ever televised regular season football game in Western North ...
Oct 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Volleyball team loses to leaders
The Lady Mountaineer volleyball team lost both of their matches last week to the conference’s heavyweights. After coming off back-to-back wins, Mitchell (3-8, 1-8) suffered a pair of shutout losses...
Oct 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mountaineers are 6-0
The Mountaineers got an elusive road win over the Owen Warhorses Friday, reaching a 6-0 start for the first time in school history. The Warhorses (1-5) gave Mitchell their toughest contest yet duri...
Oct 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mitchell soccer team loses two
The Mitchell men’s soccer squad suffered two big road losses last week to conference opponents. Mitchell (1-6, 0-5) was routed 9-1 last Tuesday by Madison (2-10, 2-3) on the road. The Patriots jump...
Sep 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Volleyball team snaps streak
The Lady Mountaineers snapped a six-game losing streak with a pair of 3-0 wins last week. After dispatching Thomas Jefferson (2-10) last Wednesday 3-0 on the road, Mitchell (3-6) returned to Ledger...
Sep 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mountaineers blowout North Buncombe for homecoming
After another blowout victory to keep Mitchell’s undefeated streak alive, the only obstacle able to stop the Mountaineers is their upcoming bye week. The Mountaineers scored seven touchdowns in all...
Sep 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Soccer team looks for win
After having the week before off, the Mitchell men’s soccer team resumed action with three games in a four-day span, all losses to conference opponents. The Mountaineers (1-4, 0-3) ended up losing ...
Sep 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Volleyball team loses two
The Lady Mountaineer volleyball team’s losing streak continued last week after a pair of losses to conference opponents. Mitchell (1-6, 0-6) got off to a good start in their first match of the week...
Sep 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dominating win for Mitchell
Mitchell fans have seen touchdown after touchdown during the Mountaineers’ four-game win streak, but not a single punt. That’s because even 4A schools like McDowell are having trouble stopping Mitc...
Sep 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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Volleyball team drops two games
The Lady Mountaineer volleyball team was swept in both of their games last week to open up their conference schedule. Mitchell (1-2) never got into a good rhythm in their match last Tuesday at Owen...
Sep 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Soccer team loses to McDowell Titans
The Mitchell men’s soccer team suffered a humbling 8-1 defeat against McDowell during their second game last Tuesday in Marion. Fresh off their 9-0 defeat of Cherokee, Mitchell (1-1) was unable to ...
Sep 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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