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Blue Devils XC Team Puts Together Top 10 Showing At Eye Opener Invtl. - Brevard, NC

Will Coye entered his junior year with two main goals: break 17 minutes for the 5K distance (3.1 miles) and help the boys cross country team qualify for the 2A State Meet. After Saturday’s spectacular race in Spartanburg, Coye is halfway there....

 

Blue Devil Runners Start Strong At WNC XC Carnival - Brevard, NC

No shortage of fast teams showed up at Jackson Park on Saturday for the 37th annual Western North Carolina Cross Country Carnival. In the championship race there was powerhouse Cuthbertson, ranked...

 
 By Philip Latter    Sports    May 22, 2017

Brevard Track Re-Writes Record Book At 2A Title Meet - Brevard, NC

For the briefest of moments, coming down the final straightaway, it looked like Noah Graham had one last surprise up his sleeve. Desperately pumping his arms, the Brevard senior was right on the...

 
 By Philip Latter    Sports    May 18, 2017

A Dozen Blue Devils Qualify For State Finals - Brevard, NC

Madison Baldridge doesn’t have much in common with Andrew Robinson and Noah Graham. One hurdles, sprints and jumps; the other two run distance. One is a freshman; the others are seniors. But on Saturday at the 2A West Regional meet in Polk County,...

 
 By Philip Latter    Sports    April 6, 2017

Graham, Robinson Break Top 10 At Tri-Cities Classic

Success is contagious. That saying was in play last Friday and Saturday night in Johnson City, Tenn., as a slew of Blue Devils set personal records at the Tri-Cities Classic. Noah Graham recorded the highest finish at the meet, a third-place finish...

 
 By Philip Latter    Sports    March 9, 2017

Blue Devils Compete At Tony Waldrop Invitational – Brevard NC

In a meet named after a legendary North Carolina miler, it was only fitting that Brevard opened its season with victories in that event on both the men's and women's side. Eliza Witherspoon (5:32)...

 

Graham Dominates Competition, Wins Three State Titles – Brevard NC

Seven. That's the number of state championships Noah Graham now holds after he led a resurgent Brevard boys' program to a third-place finish at the 1A/2A Indoor Track State Championship meet on...

 

Brevard Track Team Comes Up Big At David Oliver Classic – Brevard NC

Every year track and field athletes from throughout the Southeast head to Winston-Salem for the David Oliver Classic, a two-day invitational at the JDL Fast Track Center. Befitting its namesake – a two-time U.S. Olympian in the 110-meter hurdles ...

 

Quartet Of Blue Devils Qualify For State – Brevard NC

Coming off several weeks of crazy weather, end-of-semester testing, and a cancelled meet, there was a heavy degree of uncertainty surrounding the Blue Devils track program as they opened their 2017...

 
 By Philip Latter    Sports    May 23, 2016

Noah Graham Adds Two State Titles To Trophy Case – Brevard NC

Noah Graham didn't need much luck on Saturday at the 2A/4A State Track and Field Championships. The Brevard junior opened the meet with a state title in the 1,600 meters and followed it with a third...

 
 By Philip Latter    Sports    May 16, 2016

Bevy Of Blue Devils Qualify For State Track Finals – Brevard NC

For a moment, the fatigue of running three events looked like it was settling in on Eliza Witherspoon’s face. The junior had already qualified for the 2A State Championship in the 4x800 relay and the 1,600 with a fast time of 5:27. With temperature...

 
 By Philip Latter    Sports    May 9, 2016

Graham Earns Pair Of Individual Titles At Conference Meet – Brevard NC

For the last few track seasons, Brevard junior Noah Graham never tasted victory. That’s because former East Henderson legend (and current N.C. State star) Tanis Baldwin dominated all of the conference’s distance events. This year, Graham turned...

 
 By Philip Latter    Sports    May 2, 2016

BHS Track Continues Push As Conference Meet Nears – Brevard NC

With a lap to go, Ava Findlay knew she had to surge. The Brevard High School sophomore put her head down, surged and just like that, came home with her third victory of the season, this time in the...

 
 By Philip Latter    Sports    April 14, 2016

Graham, Robinson Set Blue Devil Records In Track Meets – Brevard NC

When the public address announcer at Tuesday’s Goforth/FCA Classic announced Noah Graham as the track MVP of the meet, the junior pumped his fist once in the air and smiled as his teammates cheered. While the small wooden plaque was much appreciate...

 
 By Philip Latter    Sports    March 28, 2016

Blue Devils Pick Up Victories At Eddie Reneau Invitational – Brevard NC

Brevard’s track team wasted no time making its presence known last Wednesday at the Eddie Reneau Invitational, winning the first two track events en route to a solid day despite strong winds that dramatically slowed down times. Fifteen teams...

 
 By Philip Latter    Sports    March 24, 2016

Blue Devils Track & Field Continues To Impress In Recent Competitions – Brevard NC

The Blue Devils’ track and field teams competed twice last week. With a freshmen and sophomore laden team, Brevard showed that its brightest days are yet to come. At the Jus’ Running Relays hosted by T.C. Roberson, the Blue Devils struck early...

 
 By Philip Latter    Sports    March 17, 2016

Blue Devil Track Teams Kick Off Season At A.C. Reynolds – Brevard NC

The more things change, the more they stay the same. This could have been the theme for last Tuesday’s track and field opener at A.C. Reynolds. Competing in an 11-team invitational, the Lady Blue Devils placed 4th overall and the men finished 7th....

 

Brevard Cross Country Opens Strong At Jackson Park – Brevard NC

The Lady Blue Devils cross country team cemented its place as a WNC Athletic Conference and 2A contender by placing 4th in a field of 34 teams in the Girls Invitational Race at the WNCCCC Aug. 29 in...

 

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