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Thunder Survive Late Scare In Victory Over Savages

After a week off for the July 4th holiday, the Battle for the Belt competition resumed play with teams well-rested and ready to make a push in the second half of the season. The week included a big...

 
 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....

 

Wood Bat League Wraps Up Season With Tournament

Recently, Transylvania County’s summer wood bat league concluded its regular season with a five-team tournament for all the bragging rights. All bats for the league were provided by Young Bat...

 

Brad Jones Hired As New Tornados' Tennis Coach-Brevard, NC

Brad Jones has been named head men’s and women’s tennis coach at Brevard College, announced Director of Athletics Myranda Nash. Jones succeeds Evan Schreiner as head coach of Tornados after...

 
 By Joseph Marvin    Sports    July 8, 2019

Campbell, Jones Named To BC Athletics Hall Of Fame

Brevard College has announced the selection of Jeff Campbell (cross country/track & field) and coach Michael Jones (men’s basketball) as the 2019 inductees into the Brevard College Athletics Hall of Fame. Campbell and Jones become the 37th and 38th...

 
 By Joseph Marvin    Sports    July 8, 2019

Julian Named BC Assistant Baseball Coach-Brevard, NC

Rob Julian has been named the assistant coach of the Brevard College Tornados baseball program, announced newly minted head coach Mike Victory. “I am very excited about adding coach Julian to the staff,” commented coach Victory. “He has worked...

 
 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...

 

Nearly 350 Registered For July 4 Firecracker 5K

With a week to go until July 4th, registration is still open for the Firecracker 5K and kids’ fun run. The event, which is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Brevard, begins at 8 a.m. and serves as...

 

Mike Victory Named BC Baseball Coach

Mike Victory has been named head baseball coach at Brevard College, announced Director of Athletics Myranda Nash. “After an extensive search for our next head baseball coach, we are thrilled to...

 
 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...

 

Battle For The Belt Opens With Monday Night Clash

The 2019 Transylvania County adult recreation basketball league kicked off Monday night, as two-time defending champion Hometown Hardware squared off against Young Bat Co. Despite trailing in the...

 
 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...

 

Hundreds Take To Streets For White Squirrel Races

It was an early wake-up call, but a beautiful morning to kick off the 16th annual White Squirrel Festival as 425 runners descended on downtown Brevard for the White Squirrel 5K and Kids’ Fun Run on...

 
 By Jermiah Reed    Sports    May 23, 2019

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 women’s soccer team after...

 

Helio D'Anna Named New Tornados Men's Soccer Coach

Veteran soccer coach Helio D’Anna has been named head men’s soccer coach and Juan Mascaro Jr. has been elevated to Associate head coach at Brevard College, announced director of athletics Myranda...

 

BC's Hengst Receives Google All-Academic Recognition

Tim Hengst of Brevard College Men’s Tennis has been named to the 2018-19 Google Cloud Academic All-District Men’s At-Large Team, selected by CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of...

 
 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...

 

Mullen, Ruff Highlight Conference Awards For Tigers

2019 was a banner year for the Rosman Tiger baseball team, and the post-season accolades came rolling in as the Tigers recently racked up a bevy of Smoky Mountain Conference honors. Topping the list...

 

Four Blue Devils Tabbed As Mountain Six All-Conference

A quartet of Brevard Blue Devils were recently named to the Mountain Six All-Conference baseball team. Among the selections were Sawyer Smith, Talyn Clark, Kane Deshauteurs and Walker Case. The group...

 
 By Joseph Marvin    Sports    May 20, 2019

Tornados Relay Team Wins Gold At ECAC Championships

Six members of the Brevard College Tornados track & field team made the trip to New Haven, Connecticut to compete in the ECAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships, hosted at Southern Connecticut State...

 

Connestee Falls Hosts Annual VISION Golf Tournament

VISION Transylvania’s 16th annual golf tournament at Connestee Falls drew golfers from local companies and golf enthusiasts alike to fund operational expenses and a tuition scholarship for the leadership program and its high school counterpart, VIZ...

 

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