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September 04, 2015
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Mountaineers dominate Cherokee in home opener
Touchdowns were aplenty once again in Mitchell’s 49-7 rout of Cherokee, kicking Friday football in Ledger off on the right note. Mitchell (2-0) earned their second lopsided win in a row behind thei...
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Volleyball team begins with win
The Lady Mountaineers volleyball team won their season opener in a 3-1 match against Thomas Jefferson last Tuesday in Ledger. Mitchell shook off a 26-14 loss in the opening set, improving their pla...
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mountaineer soccer team breaks streak
There’s snapping a two-year losing streak and then there’s tossing out the history book altogether. That’s what the Mountaineer soccer team in their 9-0 rout of Cherokee last week. Mitchell (1-0) p...
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mountaineers down Blackhawks in season opener
Ben Young threw three touchdown passes as the Mountaineers cruised to a 40-6 victory at West Wilkes last Friday in their season debut. Mitchell’s offense and defense were equally impressive in thei...
Aug 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Springmaid Splash
Jeff Cody of Greenville, S.C., Craig Fair of Easley, S.C. and Grant Sparks of Spruce Pine plow through the Toe River during the Springmaid Splash 10K trail race held Saturday morning at Springmaid ...
Aug 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mountaineers host scrimmage
The Mitchell Mountaineers hosted a football scrimmage Friday night against Enka High School. Quarterback Ben Young was eight of 19 passing for 235 yards and two touchdowns in the mock game. Justin ...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beaver on 1A preseason team
Mitchell High senior linebacker and running back Dalton Beaver was named to the NCPreps 1A All-State preseason team released last week. The dual-role player was named as one of six athletes on the ...
Aug 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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MHS athletes of the year
Mountaineer seniors Zach Boone and Madison Spurling have been named Mitchell High Schoolís 2015 male and female athletes of the year. Boone has amassed 10 state titles during his track and cross co...
Jun 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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Special Olympics equestrian
On May 22, the sixth annual Special Olympics Equestrian competition for Yancey, Avery and Mitchell counties was held at the Appalachian Therapeutic Riding Center (ATRC) in Celo. Twenty-four athlete...
Jun 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
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Self appointed volleyball coach
Mitchell High School teacher Misty Self has been named as the new head volleyball coach for the Lady Mountaineers. Self is taking over the varsity volleyball program for Jennifer Dellinger, who coa...
Jun 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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All-conference players named
Eight Mountaineers were named to the Western Highland Conference’s all-conference teams for baseball, softball and soccer as voted on by the coaches. Jamison Burleson, Justin Burleson, Justin Green...
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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Softball team out in first round
The Lady Mountaineers had an early exit to the NCHSAA 1A playoffs last Wednesday after a 17-0 shutout to North Stanly. Slotted as the 30th seed in the western playoff bracket, Mitchell (5-14, 2-10)...
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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Soccer teams loses in playoffs
The Lady Mountaineer soccer squad’s season came to an end after a 7-0 shutout to Union Academy in the opening round of the NCHSAA 1A playoffs. Number 25 seed Mitchell (3-14, 2-10) lost to Union Aca...
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baseball ends season in playoffs
One of the greatest seasons in Mitchell baseball came to an end Friday with an extra-inning heartbreaker to East Wilkes in the second round of the NCHSAA 1A playoffs. Mitchell (13-8), slotted as a ...
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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On to state for track teams
Eight Mountaineers advanced to state competition after their regional performances last Saturday at Appalachian State University. Zach Boone, Myles Heavlin, Todd Self, Eden Phillips and Madison Spu...
May 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baseball team finishes strong
Justin Burleson pitched a pair of shutouts as the Mountaineers capped off their regular season strong, setting themselves up with a home playoff opener. Mitchell (11-7, 9-3) started the week agains...
May 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Softball team makes playoffs
The Lady Mountaineer softball team lost their final two outings of the season, but still secured a spot in the playoffs. Mitchell (5-13, 2-10) kicked off the week with a 9-3 loss at home last Monda...
May 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Golf season ends at regionals
Four Mountaineer golfers competed last week in the 1A West Regionals held at Polk County’s Meadowbrook Golf Club. However, Mitchell’s golf season came to an end as none of the four finished inside ...
May 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ladies up 1, down 2
The Lady Mountaineer softball team lost two of three games during the second to last week of play. Mitchell (5-11, 2-9) kicked off the week on Monday with a 7-4 nonconference win over Cloudland in ...
May 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Golf team takes third
Four Mountaineer golfers qualified for regional action after ending regular season play in the Western Highlands Conference Championship. Mitchell finished third of six teams in the two-day tournam...
May 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Track members on to regionals
The Mountaineer track teams turned in their finial regional qualifying times at the Western Highlands Conference Championships at Polk County last Wednesday. Mitchell’s girls team finished fifth wi...
May 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Soccer team gets home win
The Lady Mountaineer soccer team closed out their home slate with a bang, a 4-0 bang over rival Mountain Heritage. Mitchell (3-11, 2-8) took full advantage of a winless Mountain Heritage (0-12, 0-1...
May 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baseball streak comes to an end
The Mountaineers eight-game win streak came to end last week with a pair of defeats. But before the losses, Mitchell (9-7, 8-3) kicked off the week with a 4-3 win over rival Mountain Heritage (8-11...
May 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Softball wins one, loses two
The Lady Mountaineer softball team lost two of three five-inning games last week as they close out the second half of conference play. Mitchell (4-9, 2-7) played three straight games last week, sta...
Apr 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Soccer team drops two
The Lady Mountaineer soccer squad was shutout in both their matchups last week against the top two teams in the conference. Mitchell fell to 2-10 overall, 1-7 in conference play, after a 6-0 shutou...
Apr 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Golf team shows well in three matches
The Mountaineer golf team had a busy slate of action last week with three matches. Rain and thunderstorms the week before pushed two matches back on the Mountaineers schedule. Mitchell kicked off l...
Apr 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mitchell baseball team continues on winning streak
It was the best birthday gift Mountaineer Head Coach Brad Jones could ask for: a 6-5 upset over the conference’s top team in Hendersonville, on the Bearcats home turf. The Mountaineers win streak i...
Apr 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baseball team on hot streak
Rain appears to be only obstacle that can stop the Mountaineer baseball winning streak. Mitchell (6-5, 5-2) continued to show their depth on the mound with 10-0 defeat of Cherokee (2-7, 2-6) last M...
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Softball team wins two games
The Lady Mountaineer softball team bested a pair of Tennessee schools in Ledger last week, one a blowout, the other a seventh inning rally. Mitchell (3-7, 1-5) rebounded from a six-point deficit in...
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Track team medal at meets
The Mountaineer track teams had third place finishes at a meet in Ashe County last Tuesday. The girls team finished third against a pair of 2A schools from the Mountain Valley Conference with 44 po...
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Soccer team drops two games
The Lady Mountaineer soccer team lost both of their matchups last week against conference opponents. Mitchell (2-9, 1-6) were shutout at home last Friday against Avery. The Lady Vikings jumped to 1...
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Volleyball players visit UNC
The Special Olympics Mitchell County volleyball team participated in a clinic offered by the women volleyball players of UNC for Special Olympics volleyball teams. UNC head coach, Joe Sagula, lead ...
Apr 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mountaineers on the upswing
Justin Greene proved on Friday that knuckleball pitchers can also hit. The Mountaineer baseball squad (5-5, 5-2) was the only Mitchell team that played over spring break with an 8-3 win over Owen (...
Apr 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baseball team on win streak
The Mountaineer baseball team has won four of their last five games following two conference wins at home last week. Mitchell (4-5, 4-2) saw their win streak extend to three last week with wins ove...
Apr 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Soccer team doubles wins
The Lady Mountaineer soccer team won their second game of the season last week in a nonconference match against Cherokee. Mitchell (2-7, 1-4) defeated the Lady Braves 2-1 on the road last Wednesday...
Apr 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Softball team loses home games
The Lady Mountaineer softball team lost both of their home matchups last week as they look for their second win of the season. Mitchell (1-7, 1-5) suffered a 5-4 defeat at home last Thursday to Ave...
Apr 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Golf team plays well, doesn’t field team
The Mountaineer golf team was unable to field a team for last Tuesday’s match at Linville Falls, but performed well individually. Mitchell only brought three golfers to Avery’s home course at Linvi...
Apr 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Soccer team breaks winless streak
For the first time in 693 days the Lady Mountaineer soccer program has something to cheer about. With a 4-2 victory over Mountain Heritage last Friday, Mitchell snapped a losing streak dating back ...
Apr 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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Track teams bring home medals
The Mountaineer girls track team took first place honors at three-team invitational last Tuesday in Madison County, while the boys team finished as runner-ups. The girls outperformed Mountain Herit...
Apr 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baseball team plays opposite games
The Mountaineer baseball team played two games last week, each going in separate directions. Mitchell (2-5, 2-2) led an offensive onslaught of 20 hits in their 16-5 drubbing of Mountain Heritage la...
Apr 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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