Swain Hosts Maroon Devil Invitational Wrestling Tournament

Bryson City – Swain hosted their first ever Maroon Devil Invitational Wrestling Championships this past Saturday.  The Maroon Devils had a strong showing despite being without the football players.  On the ladie’s side the Devils had 5 first place finishes to go with 2 second place finishes, while on the men’s side Swain has 1 […]

Noland Brown Named Most Outstanding Wrestler at State Championships

Greensboro – Fresh off a State Championship win, the accolades kept coming for Swain senior Noland Brown.  Brown was tabbed, by the 1A coaches at the Championships, as the 1A State Championships Most Outstanding Wrestler.  To put this in perspective, each of the 14 weight classes has 8 wrestlers in the 1A Championships.  There are […]

Noland Brown 1A State Heavyweight Champion

Greensboro – Senior Noland Brown captured the ultimate prize in his sport this past weekend.  Brown won the NCHSAA 1A State Championship in the Heavyweight class over the 2 day event. In the Championship match Brown scored a 9-3 decision over Javon Armstrong of Pamlico County.  Armstrong entered the tournament as the #1 seed from […]

Maroon Devils Have Strong Showing at State Championships

Greensboro – The NCHSAA held their individual wrestling State Championships this past weekend in Greensboro.  Swain sent 8 individual wrestlers to compete for a Championship.  Of those eight four placed within the top 3 in their respective weight classes.  Senior Noland Brown captured the ultimate prize, by winning the State Championship in the 285 pound […]

Damian Lossiah is Western Regional Champion

Robbinsville – Damian Lossiah won the 170 pound weight class at the NCHSAA Western Regional Wrestling Championships Saturday.  Lossiah was also tabbed Western Regional Most Outstanding Wrestler, along with River Griffith from Avery.  For the tournament Lossiah won all of his matches with pins. In the opening round Lossiah defeated Brandon Esparza (East Wilkes).  He […]