Dawson Cody & Matthew Gray Take First at Western Regionals

Cherokee – The Maroon Devils participated in the NCHSAA Western Regional Championships on Saturday.  The meet was held at Cherokee Central and featured schools from the Western Region of NC.  Swain’s top finishers on the day were Dawson Cody and Matthew Gray.  Cody took 1st place in the Triple Jump by jumping 39’7″.  In the […]

Maroon Devils Finish 3rd at SMC Championships

Cherokee – The Maroon Devils placed 3rd Wednesday in the Smoky Mountain Conference Championships held at Cherokee.  Murphy finished in the top spot with 173 points followed by Hayesville with 149 and then Swain with 131 points. Swain had one first place finish on the day.  Matthew Gray took the top spot in the Pole […]

Maroon Devils Carry 15-1 Record into SMC Championships

Bryson City (Special to the MDN) – The boys track team has made great strides this year, holding a nearly unblemished conference record of 15-1, falling only once to Murphy in a meet in Cherokee on May 26th. One of the biggest surprises has been the emergence of sprinter Landon Matz. Landon is ranked in […]

In Historic Move NCHSAA Suspends Spring Sports

CHAPEL HILL, NC – Due to the threat from COVID-19, the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) has made the decision to postpone the 2020 Men’s and Women’s Basketball State Championships indefinitely. “As much as we would like this opportunity for our student-athletes, coaches, and their communities, we know that ultimately any decision we […]

Swain Competes in State Indoor Track Championships

Special to the Maroon Devils Network – Swain completed the indoor track season this past weeked at the NCHSAA 1A/2A state championships. As a team, the girls placed 29th overall (4th in the 1A). Led by Monica Riordan’s 4th place finish in the 55 M hurdles. Natalie Stuckey placed 10th in the shot put (3rd […]