Devils Down Braves in a Thriller

Cherokee – Friday’s edition of the Swain Cherokee rivalry turned into one of the best of the entire series.  Both teams thrilled their fanbases and played great football. With their backs squarely against the wall, the Maroon Devils rose to the occasion and played some of their best football of the season, especially in the […]

Wildcats Down Devils in SMC Play

Andrews – For the second straight week the Maroon Devils found themselves squaring off with a top 5 ranked team.  The Andrews Wildcats came into the night as the State’s 4th ranked 1A team.  Realistically, that is life in the Smoky Mountain Conference.  Andrews rode a strong running game to a 33-7 win over the […]

Knights Down Devils in Tough SMC Showdown

Bryson City – The high school version of Thursday Night Football set up to be a dandy.  Robbinsville came to town to open up Smoky Mountain Conference play.  On paper it was the #2 ranked Black Knights versus the #10 ranked Maroon Devils.  But realistically for fans in the SMC it was just another week […]

Maroon Devils Take 20-7 Win Over Pisgah

Bryson City – It was a packed house this past Friday as the Maroon Devils hosted Pisgah.  The meeting marked the first time the two schools have played each other since the early 1990s.  In that instance the Bears came away with two wins in back to back years.  On Friday the Maroon Devils continued […]

Devils Take Overtime Thriller From Franklin 13-10

Franklin – Traditionally the Swain and Franklin football games have always had a flavor of old fashioned football.  Hard hitting and solid play is usually on the game plan for both programs, who share a deep respect for each other.  This past Friday’s latest chapter followed the script to the letter, and added a thrilling […]