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Brevard, Rosman Athletes Qualify For State Track Meet

Brevard athletes are used to the rain. This came in handy on Saturday at the 2A West Regional track championships hosted by Bandys High School, a day that saw several inches of rain inundate most of North Carolina. Predicted to send five athletes to...

 

Blue Devil Track Teams Place Second At Mountain Six Meet

Coming into the last two events of Tuesday's Mountain Six Conference Championships, the Brevard Lady Devils sat in third, 23 points behind Hendersonville and 11 behind Franklin. Then Lillie Siniard, M...

 
 By Philip Latter    Sports    March 21, 2019

Blue Devils, Tigers Shine At Annual Frank Patton Classic

On a crisp, breezy afternoon at the Frank Patton Track on the campus of Brevard College, Brevard and Rosman came home with numerous victories at their first home meet of the year. The five-team field...

 

A Dozen Blue Devils Qualify For State Indoor Track Meet

The Brevard Blue Devils indoor track squad wrapped up their regular season on Thursday at the Falcon Last Chance Invitational at West Henderson. Despite snow and ice storms wreaking havoc on this year’s schedule, the Blue Devils were able to send 1...

 

Blue Devils Close Out Season With Strong Showing At State - Brevard NC

Youth was served and experience paid dividends as Brevard thrived at the cross country state championship, greatly exceeding their projected finish in both the boys and girls races. From the onset of...

 

Brevard Makes History With Sweep At Regional XC Meet

It may never go viral, but the #winforwill campaign is undefeated after Brevard swept the 2A West Regional titles in Swannanoa. The Blue Devils will now send both squads to the state finals next...

 

Brevard Captures Boys, Girls XC Mountain Six Titles

Steady rains and endless puddles may have slowed the times at the Mountain Six Conference championships on Tuesday, but they did little to dampen the enthusiasm of the Blue Devils after they swept...

 

Blue Devils Put Up Solid Showing At State Track Meet

Coming off a thrilling 2A West regional meet that saw 12 Blue Devils earn a trip to the state championships in Greensboro, Brevard's athletes proved they belonged by notching a series of strong...

 

Blue Devils Send A Dozen Qualifiers To State Track Meet

Brevard will need a full size bus for their trip to Greensboro this weekend after a memorable meet at the 2A West Region saw them qualify 12 athletes for state. The Blue Devils opened the meet well, qualifying both the boys and girls 4 x 800-meter...

 

Brevard College Hosts Leesa Anderson Invitational

After claiming individual victories in every track event over 200 meters plus the hurdles, the Lady Devils found themselves as team champions at the inaugural Leesa Anderson Invitational. Hosted by...

 

Brevard, Rosman Track Compete At Frank Patton Classic

Co-hosting an invitational meet at the recently renovated track on the Brevard College campus, Brevard and Rosman gave their home crowds plenty to cheer about at the second annual Frank Patton...

 

Blue Devils XC Team Puts Together Top 10 Showing At Eye Opener Invtl. - Brevard, NC

Will Coye entered his junior year with two main goals: break 17 minutes for the 5K distance (3.1 miles) and help the boys cross country team qualify for the 2A State Meet. After Saturday’s spectacular race in Spartanburg, Coye is halfway there....

 

Blue Devil Runners Start Strong At WNC XC Carnival - Brevard, NC

No shortage of fast teams showed up at Jackson Park on Saturday for the 37th annual Western North Carolina Cross Country Carnival. In the championship race there was powerhouse Cuthbertson, ranked...

 
 By Philip Latter    Sports    May 22, 2017

Brevard Track Re-Writes Record Book At 2A Title Meet - Brevard, NC

For the briefest of moments, coming down the final straightaway, it looked like Noah Graham had one last surprise up his sleeve. Desperately pumping his arms, the Brevard senior was right on the...

 
 By Philip Latter    Sports    May 18, 2017

A Dozen Blue Devils Qualify For State Finals - Brevard, NC

Madison Baldridge doesn’t have much in common with Andrew Robinson and Noah Graham. One hurdles, sprints and jumps; the other two run distance. One is a freshman; the others are seniors. But on Saturday at the 2A West Regional meet in Polk County,...

 
 By Philip Latter    Sports    April 6, 2017

Graham, Robinson Break Top 10 At Tri-Cities Classic

Success is contagious. That saying was in play last Friday and Saturday night in Johnson City, Tenn., as a slew of Blue Devils set personal records at the Tri-Cities Classic. Noah Graham recorded the highest finish at the meet, a third-place finish...

 
 By Philip Latter    Sports    March 9, 2017

Blue Devils Compete At Tony Waldrop Invitational – Brevard NC

In a meet named after a legendary North Carolina miler, it was only fitting that Brevard opened its season with victories in that event on both the men's and women's side. Eliza Witherspoon (5:32)...

 

Graham Dominates Competition, Wins Three State Titles – Brevard NC

Seven. That's the number of state championships Noah Graham now holds after he led a resurgent Brevard boys' program to a third-place finish at the 1A/2A Indoor Track State Championship meet on...

 

Brevard Track Team Comes Up Big At David Oliver Classic – Brevard NC

Every year track and field athletes from throughout the Southeast head to Winston-Salem for the David Oliver Classic, a two-day invitational at the JDL Fast Track Center. Befitting its namesake – a two-time U.S. Olympian in the 110-meter hurdles ...

 

Quartet Of Blue Devils Qualify For State – Brevard NC

Coming off several weeks of crazy weather, end-of-semester testing, and a cancelled meet, there was a heavy degree of uncertainty surrounding the Blue Devils track program as they opened their 2017...

 
 By Philip Latter    Sports    May 23, 2016

Noah Graham Adds Two State Titles To Trophy Case – Brevard NC

Noah Graham didn't need much luck on Saturday at the 2A/4A State Track and Field Championships. The Brevard junior opened the meet with a state title in the 1,600 meters and followed it with a third...

 
 By Philip Latter    Sports    May 16, 2016

Bevy Of Blue Devils Qualify For State Track Finals – Brevard NC

For a moment, the fatigue of running three events looked like it was settling in on Eliza Witherspoon’s face. The junior had already qualified for the 2A State Championship in the 4x800 relay and the 1,600 with a fast time of 5:27. With temperature...

 
 By Philip Latter    Sports    May 9, 2016

Graham Earns Pair Of Individual Titles At Conference Meet – Brevard NC

For the last few track seasons, Brevard junior Noah Graham never tasted victory. That’s because former East Henderson legend (and current N.C. State star) Tanis Baldwin dominated all of the conference’s distance events. This year, Graham turned...

 
 By Philip Latter    Sports    May 2, 2016

BHS Track Continues Push As Conference Meet Nears – Brevard NC

With a lap to go, Ava Findlay knew she had to surge. The Brevard High School sophomore put her head down, surged and just like that, came home with her third victory of the season, this time in the...

 
 By Philip Latter    Sports    April 14, 2016

Graham, Robinson Set Blue Devil Records In Track Meets – Brevard NC

When the public address announcer at Tuesday’s Goforth/FCA Classic announced Noah Graham as the track MVP of the meet, the junior pumped his fist once in the air and smiled as his teammates cheered. While the small wooden plaque was much appreciate...

 

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