Devils Take Both 1st Place Finishes at Home Meet

Your Swain County Maroon Devils had their first home meet of the year on Saturday, September 16th.  This was the first time the Maroon Devils faced off against the other SMC teams this fall.  Swain has been racing larger meets to give our athletes the opportunity to race against great competition, get the feel of […]

Swain Runs at Friday Night Lights

Your Swain Maroon Devils XC teams travelled half way across the state Friday Night to the largest XC meet in the state of NC…The Friday Night Lights Cross Country Festival, and it did not disappoint.  Over 3,300 runners from across NC, SC, and Virginia descended upon Kernersville on Sept 8th and ran under a sliver […]

Devils Run in Rocket Chase Race

Your Swain Maroon Devils Varsity XC teams traveled to A.C. Reynolds in Buncombe County on Wednesday, August 30th for the Rocket Chase Race.  This is a special race covering just two miles but the format is unique.  Each team starts with their number 7 runner racing each other, 20 seconds later the number 6’s leave, […]

Cross Country Competes at WNC Championship Race

Cross Country is so different from the other games played during the fall.  There are no time-outs, there are no rest periods, there is no halftime, there are no official breaks or stops…once the race starts it only ends in one crossing the finish line or when the athlete has pushed their body to the […]

Back To Back and 5 Straight for Lady Devils

Kernersville – Swain entered Saturdays NCHSAA State Cross Country Championships as a favorite.  In the end they took the State Championship by the largest margin since the first year of the 1A Championships.  The Lady Devils tallied 59 points on the day, easily outdistancing runner-up Eno River Academy, who finished with 114 points. It marks […]