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February 08, 2016
Sports
Middle School Wrestling team wins conference
Photo by Fran Brooks The Swain County Middle School wrestling team won the conference championship on Saturday. “We had some kids who never wrestled before, and they showed up and did well,” coach ...
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maroon Devils improve with three consecutive wins
Tony Fortier-Bensen reporter1@thesmokymountaintimes.com It was a clean sweep this week for the Swain County High School Maroon Devils boys’ basketball team, and Tuesday night’s win on Senior Night ...
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Lady Devils drown Lady Highlanders
Tony Fortier-Bensen reporter1@thesmokymountaintimes.com The Swain County High School Maroon Devils girls’ basketball team sunk Highlands High School 70-41 at home on Senior Night on Tuesday, openin...
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Wrestling ends team season, moves toward individuals
Tony Fortier-Bensen reporter1@thesmokymountaintimes.com The Swain County High School Maroon Devils Varsity Wrestling team ended its regular season on a high note, beating Robbinsville High School 3...
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maroon Devils awarded at James Orr Invitational
Swain County Maroon Devils varsity wrestling team finished fourth overall at the James Orr Memorial Invitational held at Robbinsville on Saturday, Jan. 16. Above right, Caleb Woodard and Ross Ensle...
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Devils battle, but fall short against Lady Tigers
By Tony Fortier-Bensen reporter1@thesmokymountaintimes.com The Swain County High School Lady Maroon Devils lost an overtime thriller to the Rosman Lady Tigers on Tuesday night at home 59-58. Simila...
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Devils unable to seal victory
By Tony Fortier-Bensen reporter1@thesmokymountaintimes.com The Swain County High School Maroon Devils lost 66-64 to Rosman High School Tuesday night at home. In what appeared to be a runaway game b...
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local kayaker sets his eyes on 2016 Olympics
NOC starts online fundraiser for Smolen’s Olympic dream By Tony Fortier-Bensen reporter1@thesmokymountaintimes.com Local Nantahala Outdoor Center kayaker Michal Smolen is making a push towards the ...
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maroon Devils finishes fourth at James Orr Invitational
By Jessica Webb editor@thesmokymountaintimes.com The Maroon Devils kept up the season’s strong competition during the James Orr Memorial Invitational held at Robbinsville on Saturday, Jan. 16, with...
Jan 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Devils gain one, lose one conference game
From Staff Reports The Lady Devils are 5-6 overall and 3-1 in conference after Tuesday night’s away game against Cherokee. Swain had a slow start against the Lady Braves and suffered a 57-44 loss. ...
Jan 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maroon Devils 2-2 in conference, 7-4 overall
From Staff Reports The Swain County Maroon Devils are 7-4 overall and 2-2 in conference following the away game against Cherokee on Tuesday night. The Maroon Devils made a strong effort, staying ne...
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Devils finish 4th at Enka Duals
The Swain County Maroon Devils finished 4th at the Enka duals on Saturday, Jan. 9, losing to Erwin in the 3rd place match. “The team went 3-2 on the day, which I thought for the most part we wrestl...
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Lady Devils show strength in home game
By Jessica Webb editor@thesmokymountaintimes.com Following the team’s first season loss, the Lady Devils varsity basketball team stepped up their game the following night when they hosted Blue Ridg...
Dec 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 145 145 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maroon Devils coast to easy win
By Toby Burrell A day removed from a tough loss on the road at Tuscola the Maroon Devils started slowly. Midway through a lackluster slow paced 1st quarter Coach Scotty McMahan turned to his bench....
Dec 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 120 120 recommendations | email to a friend
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Devils finish 2-1-1 at Friday Night Tournament
By Jessica Webb editor@thesmokymountaintimes.com Swain County Maroon Devils varsity and junior varsity wrestling teams competed at the Friday Night Fights Wrestling Tournament held at Union County ...
Dec 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Devils bring the heat for season opener
By Jessica Webb editor@thesmokymountaintimes.com The Swain County Lady Devils varsity basketball team is off to a good roll, grabbing a 43-24 win for their season opener against Hayesville on Frida...
Dec 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 145 145 recommendations | email to a friend
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Swain Maroon Devils 1-1 for start of season
By Angela McCall reporter1@thesmokymountaintimes.com The Maroon Devils boys basketball team lost their first game of the season, 71-60, to Hayesville last Friday, Dec. 4. Hayesville was crowned sta...
Dec 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
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Devils go down at East Wilkes in 2nd week of playoffs
By Angela McCall reporter1@thesmokymountaintimes.com Swain County will not advance to the third week of playoffs after their road loss of 22-7 at East Wilkes on Friday. The odds were in Swain Count...
Nov 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
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Swain advances to 2nd week of playoffs
By Angela McCall reporter1@thesmokymountaintimes.com After their victory on Friday, Nov. 13 to Starmount, 43-20, Swain County advances to the second week of playoffs and travels to East Wilkes High...
Nov 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 161 161 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cross country girls place 4th at state, boys place 11th
It’s been a long time since Swain High School sent both a girls and a boys cross country team to the North Carolina State Championships – in fact, it’s been so long that no one seems to be sure tha...
Nov 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 177 177 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maroon Devils soccer fall in first playoffs round
By Cooper Reinert news@thesmokymountaintimes.com The Maroon Devils varsity soccer team played their first playoff game Wednesday, Nov. 4, at home against South Davidson High School, who traveled al...
Nov 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
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Swain advances to playoffs
By Angela McCall reporter1@thesmokymountaintimes.com Devils lose to rivalry Black Knights Swain County advances to the first round of playoffs as the #2 team in the Smoky Mountain Conference after ...
Nov 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
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Devils fight with fire for road win against Rosman
By Angela McCall reporter1@thesmokymountaintimes.com Swain County has continued to hold onto their second place ranking in the Smoky Mountain Conference by being one of the only two teams in the SM...
Oct 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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Swain cross country runners strike gold in Hayesville
When Lady Devils toed up at the starting line Wednesday night for the beginning of the Carney Classic 5K Race, there was an expectation that they would be very competitive in this field of ten team...
Oct 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Devils bring the heat
By Angela McCall reporter1@thesmokymountaintimes.com With two returning varsity players – Autumn Brown and Faith Long – and four moving up from the junior varsity team – Ashley Winchester, Gabby Jo...
Oct 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Devils nab two wins in conference
By Jessica Webb editor@thesmokymountaintimes.com On Thursday, Sept. 17, in a home game against Andrews the Lady Devils varsity volleyball team swept the competition in a key 3-0 conference win by s...
Sep 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maroon Devils face Panthers after victory against Purple Knights
By Angela McCall reporter1@thesmokymountaintimes.com The Maroon Devils varsity football team returned home from Hendersonville with a win against the North Henderson Purple Knights on Friday, Sept....
Sep 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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Swain Lady Devils conquer at WCU invitational
After only a week of competition, the Lady Devils Cross Country Team has firmly established their dominance in the western North Carolina region. Led by senior veteran Shelby Hyatt, the Swain girls...
Sep 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cross Country teams aim to get to state this season
By Angela McCall reporter1@thesmokymountaintimes.com The return of August brings students back to school and back to their sports teams to start a new year. Also returning this year are former cros...
Aug 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maroon Devils to host Mustangs for first home game
By Angela McCall reporter1@thesmokymountaintimes.com The Swain County Maroon Devils Varsity Football team kicked off its 2015 season on Friday, Aug. 21, by travelling to Atlanta, Ga., and battling ...
Aug 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
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First color Fun Run 5K in WNC
The Rotary Club of Bryson City is hosting the first ever Color Fun Run in Western North Carolina on Saturday, April 12. Registration and pre-party starts at 2:45 p.m, with race action beginning at ...
Apr 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1122 1122 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weeks goes deep at Andrews, Swain downs Wildcats 6-5
Swain’s varsity boys’ baseball team took down Murphy at home on Tuesday, winning 9-6 to extend the team’s winning streak to three games and improving to 4-3 in conference play. Senior Dakota Brown ...
Apr 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1116 1116 recommendations | email to a friend
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