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 By Jeremiah Reed    COVID-19

Restaurants Dealing With New Reality-Brevard NC

With the COVID-19 outbreak forcing government mandates limiting crowd size and eliminating sit-down service, there is arguably no industry facing the brunt of that impact more than restaurants. Last Wednesday, as per an executive... — Updated 3/23/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    COVID-19

Task Force Created To Help Local Businesses During COVID-19 Crisis-Brevard NC

At a time when small businesses are facing bleak economic outlooks, a consortium of local organizations have come together to try and guide business owners through what is certain to be a tenuous next few months. On Wednesday, the... — Updated 3/20/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    COVID-19

Gyms, Sports Leagues Adjusting - Transylvania County, NC

With COVID-19 virus concerns impacting nearly every facet of life, local gyms, sports leagues and recreation centers say they’ve had to adapt quickly in the face of a fluid situation that seems to change every day. And that’s m... — Updated 3/19/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Tristen Berry Heads Up Lady Blue Devils All-Conference

After four years as a standout for the Brevard Lady Blue Devils, senior Tristen Berry has ended her high school career on a high note – scoring Mountain Six All-Conference Player... — Updated 3/16/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Owenby Stepping Down After 20 Years On The Sidelines

For the past 20 seasons, Chad Owenby has been a staple on the sidelines for Brevard High School basketball, serving as a coach in every capacity on both the jayvee and varsity... — Updated 3/4/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

When The Creeks Rise Up – Spring Sports In Transyl-"rainia"

And so it begins. Just like death and taxes, few things are as certain as rain wreaking havoc on spring sports in Transylvania County. Already on Tuesday, all four games on the slate – two for Brevard and two for Rosman... — Updated 3/4/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Tigers' Brennan Chapman Commits To Mars Hill Lions

Brennan Chapman has seen a little bit of everything during his four years on the gridiron at Rosman High School, from playing under multiple head coaches to shifting to different... — Updated 2/26/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Lady Tigers Fall In First Round To Union

The season came to an end for the Rosman Lady Tiger basketball team on Tuesday, as they lost their first-round matchup against Union Academy. The Cardinals jumped out to an 18-8 lead after the first quarter and kept their... — Updated 2/26/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Lady Blue Devils Finish Strong, Defeat Golden Eagles 59-51

From leading by nearly 20 points in the first half, to trailing midway through the fourth quarter, the Brevard Lady Blue Devils took fans on a roller-coaster ride in their first... — Updated 2/26/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Lady Blue Devils Capture Mountain Six Tournament Title

What was already a great season became historically great for the Brevard Lady Blue Devils last Wednesday, as they delivered a come-from-behind victory to win their first... — Updated 2/24/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Lady Blue Devils Advance To Mountain Six Finals

The Brevard Lady Blue Devils kept rolling Tuesday night, knocking off Pisgah 55-35 to advance to the finals of the Mountain Six Conference tournament. Unlike the previous two meetings between the teams, which were decided by... — Updated 2/19/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Trio Of Local Wrestlers Qualify For Individual State Finals

Over the weekend, members of the Brevard and Rosman wrestling teams participated in the 1A and 2A regional competition for the right to advance to the state finals next week in... — Updated 2/17/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Lady Blue Devils Defeat Bears For Seventh Straight Win

For a senior night game against bitter rivals, you couldn't ask for much more than what the Brevard Lady Blue Devils and the Pisgah Bears left on the court Tuesday night. After... — Updated 2/12/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Lady Tiger Wrestlers Compete At State – Rosman, NC

Over the weekend, Rosman's Willow Chance and Lizzy Demoss (above left) traveled to Concord to participate in the second annual NCHSAA Women's Wrestling Invitational tournament. The... — Updated 2/10/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Brevard's Luke Dodson Signs With Tornados' Football

After two years of playing varsity football and helping the Brevard Blue Devils put together their best seasons in recent memory, senior Luke Dodson opted to keep his talents in... — Updated 2/10/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Local Pool League Draws Good Times, Stiff Competition

For a small town scene, there is plenty of action heating up on Thursday nights at the local Blue Ridge APA pool league. Hosted weekly by Rockin' Bowl, the Blue Ridge... — Updated 2/6/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Blue Devils' Comeback Bid Falls Short Against Panthers

Despite outscoring the visiting Franklin Panthers in three of four quarters Monday night, the Brevard Blue Devils couldn't dig themselves out of an early hole as they suffered a... — Updated 2/6/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Lady Blue Devils Earn Big Conference Win Against Panthers

With only two games left in the regular season, the Brevard Lady Blue Devils are peaking at just the right time. On Monday, Brevard knocked off the visiting Franklin Panthers, a... — Updated 2/6/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Ten Years In The Making – Blue Devils Defeat Mustangs

The going got tough, but Brevard kept going. After trailing by seven points at halftime, the Blue Devils fought their way back in the second half to claim a 45-40 victory over the... — Updated 1/29/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Chamber Recognizes Top Businesses – Brevard, NC

It was an evening of celebration Saturday night as the Brevard/Transylvania County Chamber of Commerce held its annual gala event at Brevard College's Porter Center. The hallmark ev... — Updated 1/27/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Mourning The Mamba – The Shocking Death Of Kobe Bryant

This one hurts. A lot. Sunday’s tragic news that Kobe Bryant, 41, and his daughter, Gianna, 13, were among nine people that perished following a helicopter crash in California was nothing short of unfathomable. I actually spent... — Updated 1/27/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Pickford Takes First To Highlight Conference Tournament

Over the course of six hours last Friday night, the Brevard Blue Devil wrestling team pitted their best against the top competition in the Mountain Six Conference. When all was... — Updated 1/27/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Fast Start Propels Brevard Past Blue Ridge In 69-57 Win

A well-rounded offensive effort helped the Brevard Lady Blue Devils fight off a comeback effort from the visiting Blue Ridge Bobcats last Thursday, as the home side came away with... — Updated 1/27/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Brevard, Rosman Prep For Conference Tourneys

Brevard and Rosman high schools are set to be the stage for the Mountain Six wrestling tournament and the Smoky Mountain basketball tournament, respectively. The Blue Devils are hosting the conference wrestling tournament this... — Updated 1/22/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Lady Tigers Roll Past Wildcats 68-31 In SMC Contest

The Rosman Lady Tigers won 68-31 against the Andrews Wildcats on their home court.... — Updated 1/22/2020


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