Devils Edge Cherokee at Jungle Run

Murphy – If Wednesday is any indication the Smoky Mountain Conference men’s division is going to be a very close race between Swain and Cherokee.  Swain pulled out a narrow 30 to 34 win over Cherokee at the Jaguar Jungle Run this past Wednesday.  Hayesville finished a distant 3rd with 93 points, followed in order […]

Maroon Devils Are 6th At NCHSAA Championships

Kernersville – The Maroon Devils turned in a strong showing at the NCHSAA 1A Cross Country Championships this past Saturday in Kernersville.  Swain finished 6th out of 16 teams, and were the 2nd place finisher out of traditional public schools and the top finisher from WNC. Sophomore Connor Brown turned in another outstanding performance.  Brown […]

Maroon Devils Punch Ticket to NCHSAA CC Championships

Kituwah –  Saturday the NCHSAA held their Western 1A Regional Cross Country Championships at Kituwah.  Some 117 runners representing 17 teams participated in the event.  The Cherokee Braves took the Western Regional with 73 points, followed by Christ the King Catholic School (91), Draughn (104) and Swain also with 104 points. Swain standout Connor Brown […]

Brown is SMC Champion Devils Finish 2nd

Kituwah Farm – Swain and Cherokee staged a dual yesterday in the Men’s Smoky Mountain Conference Championship Cross Country meet.  It would be the Braves that would prevail in the team championships by the narrow margin of 7 points.  Cherokee finished with 37 points on finishes of 2, 3, 6, 10 and 16.  The Maroon […]

Swain Takes 1st in Close Meet

Kituwah Farm – The Maroon Devils took first in a tightly contested midseason race at Kituwah Farm.  Swain scored 43 points, trailed closely by Murphy (47) and Cherokee (51), while Robbinsville (93) and Tri County (121) were a distant fourth and fifth. Swain also had the top individual finisher in Connor Brown.  Brown finished with […]