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 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    August 19, 2019 

Lady Blue Devils Have All The Tools For Success In 2019

It's hard to imagine, but even after a season where they won 18 straight games and attained the top 2A ranking in the state, the Brevard Lady Blue Devils believe they haven't hit their ceiling. And...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    August 19, 2019 

Familiar Faces Team Up To Lead Lady Tigers Volleyball

You won’t find two people that know more about what it takes to win volleyball matches at Rosman than Ashton Hughes and Jessica Whitmire. During their playing days with the Lady Tigers, the duo...

 

The Tiger's Stripes – Dan Essenberg's Return To Rosman

If anybody epitomizes being at home in his element, it would be Dan Essenberg inside a high school football locker room. Never mind the fact that it’s been 12 years since his last head coaching job...

 

Blue Devils Host Blackhawks In First 2019 Scrimmage

Brevard High School hosted North Buncombe in a scrimmage on Saturday night. Brevard travels to West Henderson for a scrimmage on Friday before opening the season at Mountain Heritage on Aug....

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    July 11, 2019

U.S. Soccer Must Stop Shortchanging Women's National Team

They came. They saw. They conquered. Over three weeks’ time, the U.S. women’s soccer team left little doubt as to their dominance on the global stage. And they did so under perhaps the most intense scrutiny any team has faced in recent memory....

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    July 1, 2019

Second-Half Surge Propels Dawg Pound Past Wolverines

The 2019 Battle for the Belt has reached the midway point of the season, and there is a four-team logjam sitting atop the standings. The Waynesville Cash Shooters, the Blazers, Young Bat Company and...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    June 27, 2019

Essenberg, Pritchett Offer Thoughts On Summer Workouts

It’s less than 60 days until the 2019 prep football season kicks off and local teams have spent this week in summer workouts getting ready. The Transylvania Times spoke with Brevard head coach...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    June 10, 2019

Rosman Graduates Celebrate Milestone

It was a special celebration on Saturday morning, as 78 Rosman High School seniors came together one last time to recognize their achieve-ments and enter the world as the graduating Class of 2019. As...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    June 10, 2019

Davidson River School Celebrates 2019 Graduation

Despite a steady drizzle of rain outside, there were no dampened spirits last Thursday, as students, faculty, friends and family gathered for Davidson River School’s graduation ceremony. And while...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    June 10, 2019

Battle For The Belt Wraps Up Opening Week Of Games

The 2019 Transylvania County adult basketball league began last week, and two-time defending champion Hometown Hardware picked up where they left off last season, scoring a pair of victories to move to the top of the standings. They were bolstered...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    June 10, 2019

A Fond Farewell, And Thanks, To The Athletes Of 2019

Break out the candles. It’s time to wax nostalgic. I spent the latter part of last week covering three different graduation ceremonies over three days and I must say that the Class of 2019 will forever be special to me. Personally and...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    June 3, 2019

Fisher Joins Running Eagles Wrestling In Historic Signing

Ever since she first stepped on the mat as a freshman, Madison Fisher has been breaking the mold. Last Thursday, she did it again. As one of only a handful of female wrestlers in the area, Fisher...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    May 30, 2019

Lady Blue Devil Standouts Earn Mountain Six Honors

A group of three juniors and one sophomore that led the Brevard Lady Blue Devil softball team on the field during the season are now being recognized as among the best in the conference. The Mountain...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    May 30, 2019

Daves Leads Pack Of Rosman All-Conference Picks

From a freshman to a senior, the Rosman Lady Tigers racked up several selections for this year’s Smoky Mountain All-Conference softball team. Leading the way was freshman Elizabeth Daves, who was...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    May 23, 2019

Rosman's Tyler Owen Commits To Erskine Baseball

Since joining the Rosman Tiger baseball team as a freshman, Tyler Owen has enjoyed a tremendous run of success, individually and with his teammates. Now, he’ll look to continue that trend at the...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    May 13, 2019

Tough Loss For Rosman, Tigers Fall 4-2 To Roxboro

For the Rosman Tigers, last Thursday’s first-round playoff game against Roxboro Community School showed just how fickle the game of baseball can be. It was a day where both sides were evenly...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    May 13, 2019

Franklin Rallies To Beat Brevard 8-1 In Round Two

For a moment, it looked the Brevard Lady Blue Devils were going to pull off a landmark upset over the Franklin Panthers, as Brevard held a 1-0 lead going into the bottom of the fifth. But Franklin showed the mettle that earned them the Mountain Six...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    May 9, 2019

Tigers, Lady Blue Devils, Bound For Second Round

The Rosman Tigers and Brevard Lady Blue Devils are set for Friday action as they enter the second round of the playoffs. For the Tigers, Friday will be their first taste of the playoffs after receiving a 5-seed and a first round bye. Rosman will...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    May 9, 2019

Senior Games Roll On With Cycling, Shuffleboard

The 2019 Senior Games took place last Friday at the Brevard High School track. Participants competed in cycling, golf, shuffleboard, pickle ball and track and field sports....

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Education    May 6, 2019

BHS Junior Senior Prom Held At Lumber Yard

Brevard High Students enjoyed a night of celebration at the Brevard Lumber Yard during the 2019 Junior Senior Prom!...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    May 2, 2019

Rosman's Stamey Signs With Catawba Football Program

After a standout career that saw him succeed in four varsity sports, Rosman senior Marcus Stamey took the first step toward the next level Wednesday morning as he signed to play football for Catawba...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    May 2, 2019

Blue Devils Host Bears In Pair Of Huge Season Finales

You won’t find two bigger games in western North Carolina than on the campus of Brevard High School on Thursday. The Blue Devil baseball and softball teams are set to host Pisgah, and if facing your rivals at home on Senior Night aren’t high...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    May 2, 2019

Lady Tigers' Hard Work Pays Off With Senior Day Victory

You could tell from the postgame celebrations that Tuesday afternoon was a long time coming for the Lady Tigers' softball team. In a season where wins haven't come easy, Rosman put everything...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    May 2, 2019

Tigers Survive Scare, Can Clinch SMC On Thursday

Needing two wins in three days to lock up the Smoky Mountain Conference championship, the Rosman Tiger baseball team threw in an added degree of difficulty on Tuesday, spotting the Andrews Wildcats a...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    April 29, 2019

Young Brevard Team Ready To Tackle Dual Team Playoffs

Days after wrapping up the regular season conference title for the fifth straight year, the Brevard Blue Devil tennis team got some nice performances at the individual conference tournament last...

 

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