Maroon Devils Take Season Opening Win

Bryson City – Swain built a 13 point advantage over the first 16 minutes of Tuesdays season opening basketball game with Cherokee, and made it stand up taking a 87-60 win.  The Maroon Devils extended their halftime lead to 23 by the end of the 3rd quarter, and coasted over the game’s final 8 minutes […]

Big Week Ahead for Swain Athletics

Bryson City – The new year brings excitement for everyone, perhaps even more so for Swain Athletics.  January will bring the busiest and perhaps most crucial week since regular sports, as we used to know them, were ended back in March.  Volleyball and Cross Country are winding down their seasons, while Basketball will tip off […]

WNC Youth Basketball Cancels Season

Bryson City – The WNC Youth Basketball Conference has cancelled the 2020-2021 season due to COVID-19  safety concerns, gym capacity rules and, a host of other significant hurdles the conference was handed effective 11-16-20. The conference worked tirelessly to make every reasonable effort to play a full and/or modified season to no avail. The safety […]

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 […]