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February 06, 2016
Sports
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 ...
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Wrestling team gets championship banners
Members of the Mountaineer wrestling team were on hand Friday night before the football game to receive their 2015 state championship banners. The Mountaineers won their second straight 1A dual tea...
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Mitchell makes it to 3-0 with shutout of Andrews
The Mountaineers have become very familiar with the end zone during their first three games. Their opponents haven’t been given the same luxury. With Mitchell’s 49-0 shutout of Andrews (2-1) Friday...
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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 | 52 52 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 | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 57 57 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 | 63 63 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 | 61 61 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 | 57 57 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 | 66 66 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 | 114 114 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 | 118 118 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 | 113 113 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 | 116 116 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 | 98 98 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 | 94 94 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 | 89 89 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 | 69 69 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 | 69 69 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 | 68 68 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 | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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