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 Sports    July 27, 2015 

Fisherman Wins Lifetime License In N.C. Derby

While she may have caught only five little sunfish at the kids’ Farris Park Fishing Derby, Faith Duncan, of Madison, reeled in a much bigger prize — a lifetime freshwater fishing license, courtesy of N.C. Council of Trout Unlimited. Faith, 10, wo...

 
 Sports    July 27, 2015 

Public Comment Sought

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking public comment on its draft 2015 North Carolina Wildlife Action Plan ­— a comprehensive document that identifies Species of Greatest Conservation Need and other priority fish and wildlife species...

 
 Sports    July 27, 2015 

Gold Medalist At Work

Jim Groves (second from bottom) looks for a rebound during national senior games competition in Minnesota in mid-July. Groves scored 56 points in the team's 100-38 victory over the Penn 60s....

 
 Sports    July 23, 2015

Five Lady Tigers Honored For Softball Work – Rosman NC

This past spring, the Rosman High School softball program experienced their most successful season in recent history by finishing in second place in the tough Smoky Mountain Conference. Several Lady T...

 
 By Randall Stewart    Sports    July 23, 2015

BC's Wall Picked By Lees- McRae To Lead Soccer Team – Brevard NC

Brevard men's soccer assistant coach Rich Wall has been selected to become the next head coach at Lees-McRae College, an NCAA Division II institution in nearby Banner Elk. "Lees-McRae presented me...

 
 Sports    July 23, 2015

Little League State Tournament To Be Held In Brevard – Brevard NC

The road to the Little League World Series on ESPN goes through the City of Brevard Sports Complex. Eight teams spread out from across North Carolina’s seven little league districts are set to converge on the site in the Little League Baseball...

 
 By Randall Stewart    Sports    July 20, 2015

Yet Another BC Cyclist Wins National Title – Brevard NC

BREVARD, N.C. – Brevard cyclist Cypress Gorry won the Under-23 cross country cycling national championship in Mammoth Mountain, Calif. Thursday, giving the four-time collegiate individual national...

 
 By Robbie Robertson    Sports    July 20, 2015

Four Lady Blue Devils Earn All Conference – Brevard NC

Four members of the Lady Blue Devil softball team earned all-conference accolades for the 2015 season, thanks in large part to their 19-5 season, 10-4 mark in the WNC Athletic Conference. Casey...

 
 By Savannah Cox    Sports    July 13, 2015

Tornado Cyclists Find A Home In Brevard – Brevard NC

Brevard College Sophomore Walker Shaw can't remember a time when he wasn't on a bike. At age three, he started riding with his dad and younger brother and was racing BMX bikes by age nine. Now, at jus...

 
 Sports    July 13, 2015

A Mighty Thank You

Longtime coach and mentor, Coach Mighty receives an expenses-paid trip to the U.S. Open Tennis Championships in New York in late August, early September, courtesy of his players and friends with...

 
 Sports    July 6, 2015

Going Off Like A Firecracker

Runners kick off Saturday's festivities with the starting of the annual Firecracker 5K, sponsored by Brevard Rotary Club....

 
 Sports    July 2, 2015

Having, Throwing, Hitting And Catching A Ball

Some young local ball players were treated recently to a baseball camp hosted by Brevard College Assistant Coach Sean Walsh at the city of Brevard fields off Ecusta Road. The camp included learning...

 
 Sports    July 2, 2015

I Spent Some Time In The Mudville Nine

Former professional player and current college coach Sean Walsh held a baseball camp on the city fields off Ecusta Road this week. Batters learned the importance of stance, timing and most...

 
 Sports    June 29, 2015

Retirement Party Planned For Norm Witek

After an impressive 47 year career at Brevard College, Norman Witek has announced his retirement from the college. He will leave a void that will not be easily filled. Witek attended the University of...

 
 Sports    June 29, 2015

And They're Off

The Brevard Rotary Club will host their annual Firecracker 5K and 10K races this weekend, beginning and ending at Brevard College. The starting pistol for the 10K race goes off at 7:45 a.m. For more...

 
 By Randall Stewart    Sports    June 25, 2015

Tornados Tap Evan Schreiner To Helm BC Tennis Program – Brevard NC

Athletic Director Juan Mascaro has announced the hiring of Evan Schreiner to fill Brevard's men's and women's tennis head coaching vacancies. Schreiner joins the Brevard staff from Division III Allegh...

 
 Sports    June 25, 2015

Healing Waters, Healing Fish

A lucky angler and former armed forces veteran (right) has his catch netted by a volunteer guide. Project Healing Waters, a veterans' support group, hosted more than a dozen fly fishermen Saturday on...

 
 By Robbie Robertson    Sports    June 22, 2015

Longtime Hoops Coach Critical Of Decision – Brevard NC

When Brevard College made the decision to reclassify to the NCAA Division III level in May, longtime Tornado men's basketball coach Chick Martin saw it as a step in the wrong direction. The...

 
 Sports    June 18, 2015

BC Puts 83 Student-Athletes On Honor Roll – Brevard NC

The 2014-15 South Atlantic Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll included a record 1,329 student-athletes this season, with 83 Brevard College student-athletes on the list. To be eligible for inclusion on the SAC Commissioner’s Honor Roll,...

 
 By Randall Stewart    Sports    June 18, 2015

Tornado's Bennett Hixon Named Second-Team All-State – Brevard NC

Senior right-hander Bennett Hixson has been named second team all-state in the College Division as a relief pitcher by the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association. Hixson wrapped up his career by appearing in 18 games in 2015,...

 
 Sports    June 18, 2015

Project Healing Waters

This weekend, scores of veterans will descend on Transylvania County for the second annual Tight Lines and Tall Tales Festival. Oskar Blues will host a fly fishing film tour screening Friday at 8...

 
 Sports    June 18, 2015

Award Winners

Don and Camille Ziegler (middle and right), long-time competitors at county and state senior games, received the Jimmy Schanck Award for years of dedication to and advocacy for the games. Mandi Bentley presents the award. (Courtesy...

 
 Sports    June 15, 2015

Cyclists Ready For Looking Glass Bike Tour – Transylvania County NC

On Saturday, local roads will be the course for bicyclists competing in the 2nd Annual Looking Glass Tour. Starting and finishing at Oskar Blues Brewery, there will be a 50-mile and 100-mile course fo...

 
 Sports    June 15, 2015

Brevard's Randall Stewart Wins Sports Writing Award –Brevard NC

A touching feature story chronicling the individual paths that led four close-knit Brevard High School soccer players to continue their athletic careers at Brevard College received high honors in a recent writing contest organized by the College...

 
 Sports    June 11, 2015

Blue Devils Land New Head Track Coach - Brevard, NC

Philip Latter is the new head track coach at Brevard High School (BHS), bringing with him an impressive resume. On Tuesday, Latter introduced himself to the community at an event at the high school...

 

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