Brutal 2nd Quarter Dooms Lady Devils in Season Opener

Bryson City – Visiting Cherokee took the season opener from Swain on Tuesday by the score of 73-64.  For three quarters of the game the Lady Devils outscored Cherokee 48 to 41.  But it would be a brutal 2nd quarter that doomed the Lady Devils.  The decisive 2nd quarter saw Cherokee outscore Swain 32-16, to […]

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 […]

Swain Pushes Pause Button on Some Athletics

Bryson City – Swain Athletics is pausing volleyball and women’s basketball activities.  Please see the full statement below for more details.  Middle School volleyball and women’s basketball are also paused at this time.  It is important to note that women’s cross country is not included in this stoppage, nor are any men’s activities at both […]

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 […]

Black Knights Down Lady Devils in Regular Season Finale

Bryson City – Visting Robbinsville jumped out to a 21-9 advantage over the game’s first 8 minutes, then made that hold up eventually taking a 70-49 win in the regular season finale.  Swain battled back in the 2nd quarter cutting the deficit to 9 before intermission. Savana Smith and Mazie Helpman paced Swain as each […]