Swain Downs Bulldogs in SMC 1st Round

Rosman – The Maroon Devils got off to a good start in the Smoky Mountain Conference Tournament.  Friday the Devils made a 25-9 run over the 2nd quarter to build a 20 point lead at the half, in their tournament opening game against Murphy .  Swain would hold off the Bulldogs down the stretch to […]

Maroon Devils Hit the 100 Mark in Win Over Robbinsville

Bryson City – Swain carried a 2 point lead into halftime on Wednesday, in their season finale against Robbinsville.  But the Maroon Devils poured it on in the second half, topping the 100 point mark, with a 100-86 win to finish their regular season. Judaiah Littlejohn and Donnavin Groenewold paced Swain as both finished with […]

Maroon Devils Blast Bobcats

Bryson City – Last Tuesday the Maroon Devil basketball team used a steady barrage and deep bench to post a 85-46 win over visiting Blue Ridge Early College.  Swain outscored BREC by 14 points in the 2nd quarter to open up a 42-22 advantage at the break, then went on in the 3rd to push […]

Devils Upset Bid Falls Just Short

Bryson City – The Maroon Devils put a scare into 1st place Hayesville on Friday.  Swain went on a 26-11 run in the 2nd quarter, which saw them build a 36-22 halftime advantage.  But Hayesville showed why they are 10-0 in SMC play, by picking themselves up and outscoring Swain 44-22 in the 2nd half […]

Braves Hold Off Devils Down the Stretch

Bryson City – Cherokee broke open a close game at the start of the 3rd quarter, eventually building a 15 point lead.  Swain stormed back taking their first lead since the opening minutes of the game, with 3:26 remaining in the game.  Donnavin Groenewold hit a pair of free throws that gave Swain a 67-66 […]