The 9th Annual Highland Challenge held at Mitchell High on Saturday (3/29/14)drew a record number of entries. Over 200 entries participated in Saturday's Freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling tournament. 24 wrestlers from Mitchell county participated in the tournament. (Details)
Pictured above: L-R Kyler Hoilman-Jr. Dalton Beaver-Soph. Peyton Greene-Soph
Three Mitchell athletes were recently chosen to attend the NCHSAA Student Leadership Conference in Greensboro (March 29 2014). Kyler Hoilman, Dalton Beaver, and Peyton Greene were selected to attend this conference focused on developing positive leadership skills and values such as community service, sportsmanship, and healthy lifestyles. Approximately 150 athletes from across North Carolina were invited to attend.
Mitchell’s senior Brandon King has committed to run cross-country and track for UNC-Greensboro.Last fall, King made the All-Conference and All- Regional teams for his third straight year and the All-State team (placing 6th) in cross-country. King, a 2-time Western Highlands Conference runner of the year in track, is also a 3-time 1A State runner-up in track in the 1600m, 3200m, and 4x800m relay for the Mountaineers.
A 5K Race and 1 Mile Fun Run for Down Syndrome Awareness. Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014 @8:00AM, Riverside Park 200 E Tappan Street Spruce Pine, NC 28777. The story behind the race written by Adam Burleson :5 months into our pregnancy my wife and I received a test result stating that there was a 99% chance our baby girl would be (more)