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 By Jermiah Reed    Sports

And The Band Played On... The Cold, Hard Realities Of Fall Sports

“I can smell ice, ya’ know. When it’s near.” That quote is from the movie “Titanic,” spoken by a crew member in the crow’s nest moments before the unsinkable ship plowed into an iceberg, yet, it seems eerily... — Updated 7/23/2020

 
 By Jermiah Reed    Sports

County AD Discusses Landscape Of High School Athletics

As the athletic director and transportation director of Transylvania County Schools, it’s been a busy past few months for Alan Justice as he tries to navigate the perpetually murky waters of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, with... — Updated 7/23/2020

 
 By Jermiah Reed    News

Brevard Diner Owners Didn't Let Virus Stop Their Plans-Brevard NC

Despite the challenges of getting a new business up and running in the midst of a pandemic, the Brevard Diner officially opened its doors Monday morning with the mission of... — Updated 7/7/2020

 
 By Jermiah Reed    Sports

Cooper's Decisions Have Kept Sports Possible For North Carolina

With few exceptions, not many sports teams can succeed without a great coach. So, if you’re a prep sports fan who’s been keeping their fingers crossed for hopes of a fall season, you should be thankful to have Gov. Roy Cooper... — Updated 7/1/2020

 
 By Jermiah Reed    Sports

Brevard, Rosman Release Preliminary Fall Sports Schedules

With Brevard and Rosman athletics entering Phase One of the reopening process last week, both schools released preliminary fall sports schedules. It should be noted that these dates are tentative and subject to change as teams... — Updated 6/22/2020

 
 By Jermiah Reed    Sports

NASCAR, Red Sox Prove A New Day Is Coming In Pro Sports

To be an agent of change, one must first acknowledge that there is a situation in need of change. NASCAR, as well as the Boston Red Sox, did just that last week and the message they sent throughout the sports landscape was... — Updated 6/15/2020

 
 By Jermiah Reed    Sports

Coaches React To COVID Guidelines For Summer Workouts

With high school sports slowly returning to the fold, head coaches once tasked with strategy and execution now find themselves leading their teams under a slew of restrictions and protocols. And while all agree they’re happy to... — Updated 6/10/2020

 
 By Jermiah Reed    News

Peaceful Protest Held At Courthouse-Brevard NC

At a time when civil unrest and demonstrations have boiled over in major cities across the nation and around the globe, Transylvania County was a beacon of hope on Tuesday, as... — Updated 6/4/2020

 
 By Jermiah Reed    COVID-19

Pool Operators Figuring Out Best Way To Reopen-Brevard NC

With summer quickly creeping closer and temperatures beginning to rise, swimming pools have been sorely missed by those seeking a refreshing dip on a hot day. And as some local pools begin the process of re-opening, operators are... — Updated 5/27/2020

 
 By Jermiah Reed    News

Transylvania Little League Cancels Its Season-Brevard NC

Local youth sports suffered another blow this week as Transylvania Little League announced the cancellation of its spring season following a meeting of the board of directors on Tuesday night. According to a post on the league’s... — Updated 4/29/2020

 
 By Jermiah Reed    Sports

Honoring Spring Seniors For A Season That Will Never Be

Dear senior spring student-athletes, What is there to say? A season that barely began is now officially over and many of you have competed for the last time in your athletic careers. There is nothing fair about it. There is... — Updated 4/27/2020

 
 By Jermiah Reed    Sports

Pair Of Tigers Named Smoky Mountain All-Conference

Recently, Rosman's Landyn Stewart and Benet Ramió-Comas were named to the Smoky Mountain All-Conference basketball roster. Stewart made a splash in her first season, playing on... — Updated 3/16/2020

 
 By Jermiah Reed    Sports

Painful, But Necessary – Why Cancelling Sports Had To Happen

Dear fellow sports fans, I write to you in a time that can only be described as unprecedented and surreal. March 12, 2020 will forever be known as the day that sports in this country died – or at least were sidelined... — Updated 3/16/2020

 
 By Jermiah Reed    Sports

Lady Tigers Off To Strong Start After Defeating Highlands

It's only two games into the season, but spirits are high surrounding the Rosman Lady Tigers volleyball team following a 3-0 victory over Highlands on Tuesday night. The Lady... — Updated 8/28/2019

 
 By Jermiah Reed    Sports

Loie Felty Officially Joins Warren Wilson Soccer Team

For Loie Felty, last Wednesday was the moment when a longtime dream became a reality. Felty, a senior at Brevard High School, officially signed to join the Warren Wilson... — Updated 5/22/2019

 
 By Jermiah Reed    Sports

The Crying Game – Sports' Incessant Complaint Department

Much like the truth, it’s clear that these days, at least in sports, that people only like the rules when they directly benefit from them. And, frankly, it’s getting really old, very fast. By now, everybody knows about the... — Updated 5/8/2019

 
 By Jermiah Reed    Sports

Lady Tigers Fall To Highlanders Despite Gritty Effort - Rosman, NC

They gave it all they had, but, unfortunately, it wasn't enough as the Rosman Lady Tigers lost 60-40 to Highlands on Tuesday night. The Highlanders snatched an early lead in the... — Updated 1/24/2019

 
 By Jermiah Reed    Sports

Blue Devils Look To Keep The Ball Rolling Against Mustangs - Brevard, NC

The Brevard Blue Devils took the field last Friday night like a team on a mission – and it showed. There was a steady sense of confidence and unwavering focus over 48 minutes that resulted in a dominating 55-7 win over Franklin.... — Updated 10/17/2018

 
 By Jermiah Reed    Sports

Lynch Notches Double-Double In Win

Thanks to a huge performance from Markese Lynch, Carolina Crossover picked up a big win over Sexton Brothers Construction to move to 2-1 on the year in the Transylvania County adult recreation basketball league. Lynch finished... — Updated 6/19/2018

 
 By Jermiah Reed    Sports

Blue Devils, Tigers Square Off Looking For First Win - Brevard, NC

Although they were involved in games that took entirely different courses in their season openers, both the Brevard Blue Devils and Rosman Tigers enter Friday’s rivalry game in the same position: 0-1 and looking for a win to jump... — Updated 8/23/2017

 

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