Will Paul Named All WNC in Wrestling

Bryson City – Will Paul has been named as All WNC in wrestling.  The All WNC team consists of wrestlers from all over WNC and all classifications.  Paul, the 2018 220-pound State Champion, finished the season with a 23-3 record. Related

Will Paul 2018 NCHSAA State Champion in Wrestling

Greensboro – Senior Will Paul was determined to erase the bad memories from last year.  A year ago Paul lost in the semifinals in a controversial decision.  This year he left no doubt, defeating both #1 seeds, on his way to the ultimate prize in his sport by capturing the 220-pound State Championship. The individual […]

7 Maroon Devils Qualify for State Championships

Newland – On top of a banner season the Maroon Devil wrestling team had another great showing, this time sending a school record 7 wrestlers to the NCHSAA State Championships this coming weekend. Swain wrestlers who qualified included – Mac Long (120), Sam Everhardt (145), Cody Long (170), Cyle Ponchot (182), Jake Langston (195), Will […]

Maroon Devils Stun Mitchell Advance to 3rd Round

Mitchell – It had the same setup as years past.  Swain has to travel a long distance for the first two rounds of the NCHSAA Team Dual Playoffs.  Then after winning the first round, wind up losing to the host team. But this time was different.  The Maroon Devils stunned the homestanding and higher seeded […]

Black Knights Take Conference Title

Bryson City – It came down to a showdown between the Smoky Mountain Conference’s two unbeaten (in conference play) teams to decide the championship Thursday.  Swain jumped out of the gate early, winning the first 3 matches, but it was Robbinsville who would finish, as they took the next 7 matches. Swain would finally break […]