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Brevard High School Student Aims To Be 'Miss Teen' – Brevard NC

Madiera Duckett of Brevard was recently selected to participate in the 2017 Miss Teen pageant competition taking place on Sunday, March 19, in Charlotte. The 17-year-old Brevard High School student...

 

Brevard High Graduate, Super Bowl Winner Passes Away – Brevard NC

School graduate Mickey Marvin, who won two Super Bowl rings, died Monday at the age of 61. Marvin graduated from Brevard in 1973 after transferring from West Henderson High School. He played one season for the Blue Devils. He went on to play college...

 

BLT To Present 'Dancing With Our Stars' March 18 – Brevard NC

Brevard Little Theatre (BLT) will present the 10th "Dancing With Our Stars" (DWOS) on Saturday, March 18, at 7 p.m. at 55 E. Jordan St. This event is a fundraiser for BLT with the money going towards...

 

The Mug To Bring Electro Blues And Roots Music To Brevard – Brevard NC

The Mug will be bringing his brand of contemporary Electro Blues and Roots Music to 185 King Street Saturday night, April 8. Show time is 8:30 p.m. Guitarist Brian Milstead a.k.a. "The Mug" and...

 

Brevard College Wind Ensemble To Perform With Upstate Band – Brevard NC

The Brevard College Wind Ensemble will join the Upstate Winds Concert Band for an evening of contemporary and classical music on Thursday, March 16, at The Porter Center for Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public....

 

White Squirrel Photos Sought For 13th Annual Photography Contest – Brevard NC

The Transylvania Community Arts Council will partner with the Heart of Brevard for the White Squirrel Photography Contest for the 2017 White Squirrel Festival. It’s finally springtime, and all your backyard white critters are scampering about. If...

 

County Manager Presenting Update On County's Children – Brevard NC

AAUW members will be welcoming Jaime Laughter, Transylvania County manager, at their Tuesday, March 14, meeting at 7 p.m. at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, across from Ingles. She will be...

 

News Of Organizations

Embroiderers’ Guild The Laurel Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America will hold its next monthly meeting on Thursday, April 6. The program will be the first of a two-part series presenting the initial stitches to create a Hapsburg...

 

Members Discuss Importance Of Prevention – Brevard NC

C.A.R.E. Coalition members visited Washington, D.C., in February to attend the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) National Forum. C.A.R.E. representatives Sandra McNeill, Kristen...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    March 9, 2017

Lady Tigers' Bats Sputter In 9-2 Loss To Polk County – Rosman NC

The Rosman Lady Tigers scored two runs in the second inning but couldn't get the offense going the rest of the game Monday afternoon as the team lost to Polk, 9-2. Both pitchers were on their mark ear...

 

Walk-Off HR Lifts Knights Over Tigers – Rosman NC

After leading the entire game one swing of the bat turned the tables as the Rosman Tigers fell 5-4 on the road Monday at Robbinsville. The Black Knights entered the bottom of the seventh trailing 4-3. After a groundout, Tiger pitcher Parker Mullen...

 

McBee, Owens Named WNCAC All-Conference – Brevard NC

Brevard High School senior Ashley McBee and sophomore Breylan Owens were recently named to the WNC Athletic All-Conference basketball team. McBee averaged 15 points, five steals, 2.8 assists and 6.2...

 

Final Basketball Stats – Transylvania County NC

With the 2016-17 season in the books, the following is a list of stats leaders among Transylvania County players. Boys’ Leaders Points: Deland Thomas (ROS, 24.7 ppg); Hooper Thomas (ROS, 14 ppg); Harper Reese (ROS, 13.3 ppg); Ari Williams (BRE,...

 

Pisgah Center Offering Free Outdoor Workshops In March – Pisgah Forest NC

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education is offering free outdoor-related workshops for all ages and skill levels in March. The workshops are open on first-come, first-serve basis and registration is required...

 

Pettit Joins Tornados' Football – Brevard NC

Brevard senior Tanner Pettit became the most recent prep star to announce he will be playing football at the next level, as Pettit will join the Brevard College Tornados. Pettit was a three-year...

 

Briggs Named SMC All-Conference – Rosman NC

Rosman sophomore Gracy Briggs was the lone member of the Lady Tigers' basketball team named to the Smoky Mountain all-conference team. Briggs earned a spot on the SMC all-conference honorable mention...

 

Warriors, Demon Deacons Win Youth Basketball Titles – Brevard NC

The Transylvania County youth recreation basketball season wrapped up this past weekend with teams vying for the tournament championship. In the end, the Demon Deacons took home the second-third...

 
 By Joseph Swanson    Sports    March 9, 2017

Tornados' Lacrosse Teams Drop Pair Of Matches – Brevard NC

Despite a four-goal performance by sophomore Kyle Hunziker (Gainesville, Fla.) the Brevard College Tornados (2-5, 0-2 SAC) were unable to overcome six first quarter goals, dropping a 20-6 conference clash with the No. 18 Lenoir-Rhyne Bears (4-1,...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    March 9, 2017

Blue Devils Eye Fourth Straight Trip To State Finals – Brevard NC

You might think there would be added pressure for a team that's made the state title match the past three seasons to run the table in the regular season, advance to the finals and bring home a...

 

2017 Brevard High School Boys' Tennis Roster – Brevard NC

Name Hand Height Class Aaron Neuman Right 5-11 Senior Aiden Spradlin Right 5-10 Junior Bryce Spradlin Right 5-10 Junior Cam Wilson Right 6-1 Senior Charles Kang Right 5-6 Junior Cullen Duval Left 6-0 Sophomore Liam Bear Right 6-3 Junior Tye...

 

2017 Brevard High School Boys' Tennis Schedule – Brevard NC

Date Opponent Location Time March 8 Tuscola* Brevard 4 p.m. March 9 East Henderson* East Henderson 4 p.m. March 14 West Henderson* West Henderson 4 p.m. March 21 North Henderson* Brevard 4 p.m. March 22 Christ School Asheville 4 p.m. March 23...

 

Master Gardeners Announce 2017 Schedule Of Programs – Brevard NC

The 2017 Transylvania Extension Master Gardeners enjoyed a kickoff lunch on Tuesday, Feb. 7, in the Rogow Room at the library. The new class and the veteran EMGs enjoyed soups, salads, breads and...

 

Madison Lenox Named To SAC All-Conference Team – Brevard NC

Brevard College senior forward Madison Lenox (Raleigh, N.C.) was recently named to the All-South Atlantic Conference first team. "Madison is a hardworking, humble and a down to earth person," said hea...

 

Tornados Continue Week Of Competition In Hilton Head – Brevard NC

Sophomore Tom Mittring (Bavaria, Germany) and freshman JR Davis (Hixon, Tenn.) picked up wins at No. 1 and No. 2 singles as the Brevard College Tornados (4-9) dropped their first Hilton Head match of the year, by a final of 7-2 to Lawrence Tech (9-2)...

 

Ippolito Takes Third For Tornados In Climbing Competition – Brevard NC

The Brevard College Climbing team saw success for the third week in a row as they recently raveled to Knoxville, Tenn., for a competition hosted by the University of Tennessee on Saturday. Freshman Evan Ippolito (Bangor, Pa.) climbed his way to a thi...

 

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