3 From Swain Participate in West-Midwest 1A All-Star Game

Andrews – The fourth annual West vs Midwest 1A All-Star Basketball games awarded six scholarships to three girl basketball players and three boy basketball players. The banquet was an exciting affair with the Andrews High School Band playing music; the former Clemson Girls Head Coach and Women’s National Basketball Association coach (Minnesota Lynx) Jim Davis challenging […]

SMC Releases Brackets for Tournament

Cherokee – The Smoky Mountain Conference has released brackets for the SMC Basketball Tournament, which will be held at Murphy High School this year.  Tournament play will get underway on Thursday of this week (tomorrow) and run through next Friday’s championship games. Swain High will open play on Saturday, as all Swain teams will play […]

Maroon Devils Storm Back in 4th For 81-75 Win

Murphy – Swain ended their regular season with a win on Tuesday, but it sure didn’t look that way for 3 quarters.  Murphy took a 9 point advantage into the 4th quarter.  The Maroon Devils came storming back by outscoring Murphy 33-18 over the game’s final 8 minutes to take the 81-75 conference win. The […]

Lynsey Hicks Eclipses 1000 Points For Her Career

Bryson City – Saturday proved to be a special night for senior Lynsey Hicks.  Midway through the 2nd quarter of the Lady Devils 91-66 win over Rosman, the senior point guard hit a running layup, nothing spectacular to it, pretty much looked like dozens of shots she has made in her four years.  But this […]

Collins Big Night Hits Close to Home

Bryson City – Sophomore center Taylor Collins is having a break out year.  For the season Collins is now averaging right at 10 rebounds per game.  She has 9 games of over 10 rebounds.  This past Saturday she outdid herself by pulling down 21 rebounds. One night prior to her 21 rebound performance she tallied […]