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 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Rosman Stays Unbeaten, Tuesday Showdown With Murphy

It's early in the season but the Rosman Lady Tigers are already staking their claim as one of the top teams in the Smoky Mountain Conference. The Lady Tigers are undefeated, moving... — Updated 11/30/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Blue Devils Dominate Mini White Squirrel Classic Meet

The Brevard Blue Devils scored first place at Tuesday's home meet, taking four of the top five spots at the Mini White Squirrel Classic. Knox Witherspoon (No. 3831) and Abdi Green... — Updated 11/25/2020

 By Philip Latter    Sports

Blue Devils XC Puts Together Strong Showing In First Meet

After an eight-month layoff caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the Brevard Blue Devils cross country team wasted little time Tuesday afternoon establishing themselves as one of the leading teams in the conference for the... — Updated 11/23/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Tigers' Cross Country Amibitious Entering 2020 Season

The Rosman High School cross country team got their first taste of competition last Wednesday, opening up the season with a meet against Swain County and Cherokee. Marley Metcalf was the top performer for the Lady Tigers, finishing... — Updated 11/23/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Lady Blue Devils Fall 3-0 To Panthers In Home Opener

Playing in front of a sparsely crowded gymnasium, the Brevard Lady Blue Devils dropped their home opener to the Franklin Panthers last Thursday. Despite the Panthers winning 3-0, th... — Updated 11/23/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Injuries Force Cancellation Of Rosman JV Volleyball

With the 2020 prep volleyball season officially starting today, the injury bug has already bit the Rosman Lady Tigers and cost the jayvee team its season. Head coach Ashton Williams said the jayvee team had some injuries over the... — Updated 11/16/2020


Tornados' Tennis Holds Halloween Intrasquad Match

On Saturday, the Brevard College men’s and women’s tennis held a Halloween-themed intrasquad match in preparation of the upcoming season. As a member of the USA South... — Updated 11/2/2020


Brevard Racquet Club Hosts Pickleball Tournament – Brevard, NC

This past weekend, the Brevard Racquet Club hosted a two-day pickleball tournament, attracting 36 teams to compete in men's, women's and mixed doubles play.... — Updated 9/30/2020


Tornados' Football Team Holds Bowl Championship Ring Ceremony

Recently, the Brevard College football team held a celebratory ring ceremony to commemorate their 2019 victory over Carnegie Mellon in the ECAC Scotty Whitelaw Bowl. It was a... — Updated 9/16/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

NCHSAA Releases Modified Playoff Schedule For 2020-21

The long-awaited answer as to whether high school sports would have a playoff system for 2020-21 was provided last week, as the N.C. High School Athletic Association released its modified playoff calendar. With the exception of... — Updated 9/16/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Disc Golf League Embraces New Course At Brevard College

It's 5 p.m. on Tuesday at the campus of Brevard College, just adjacent to the tennis courts. The afternoon rain has left the grass heavy with mud. It's humid, but a gentle breeze... — Updated 9/2/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Better Than Nothing – The Sports Calendar Isn't Perfect, But It Works

At a time when there are no easy answers, and no one-size-fits-all, silver-bullet solutions, the proposed athletic calendar put forth by the N.C. High School Athletic Association is about as good as sports fans could have hoped... — Updated 8/17/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

NCHSAA Commissioner Explains Factors Behind Calendar

As a follow-up to last week’s article outlining the N.C. High School Athletic Association’s amended athletic calendar for the 2020-21 academic year, the following is an abbreviated outline of comments from NCHSAA commissioner... — Updated 8/17/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

NCHSAA Unveils Sports Calendar, Football Set For February

High school sports will move forward in 2020-21, but they will look nothing like the past. On Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m., N.C. High School Athletic Association Commissioner Que Tucker unveiled an amended sports calendar that... — Updated 8/12/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Forrest Johnson Takes Over As Tigers' Hoops Head Coach

After five years serving as a varsity assistant coach, and at just 27 years old, Christopher "Forrest" Johnson is the new head basketball coach for the Rosman Tigers. Johnson takes... — Updated 8/10/2020


Amyiah Robinson Receives Boys & Girls Club Scholarship

Amyiah Robinson, 14, a rising ninth grader at Brevard High School and a long-time member of the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County, is the winner of an $850... — Updated 8/10/2020


Tigers Secure New Weight Room Thanks To Donations

Despite a summer workout program that has been anything but normal due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Rosman Tiger football team continues to show up, work hard and improve every... — Updated 8/10/2020


Brevard College's Conference Play Postponed To Spring – Brevard, NC

With the health and safety of student athletes, coaches, athletic trainers and athletics staffs as their priority, the presidents of the USA South Athletic Conference, which includes Brevard College, have voted unanimously to... — Updated 7/29/2020

 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 Jeremiah Reed    Sports

ADs React To Phase Two Extension

The road for prep sports to return hit a bit of speed bump last week thanks to Gov. Roy Cooper’s executive order, which extended the state’s Phase Two protocols until July 17. Following that lead, the North Carolina High... — Updated 7/23/2020


Brevard College Granted Active NCAA DIII Status

Brevard College has been officially granted active NCAA Division III membership status, effective Sept. 1, 2020. As a result, the Tornados will be eligible to participate in NCAA championships beginning in the 2020-21 academic year... — Updated 7/1/2020

 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 Joseph Marvin    Sports

Tornados Set Record For Academic All-Conference Athletes

The USA South Conference announced its annual USA South Academic All-Conference list, selecting a school-record 112 Brevard College student-athletes as Academic All-Conference selections, part of a conference-record 1,702 overall... — Updated 6/22/2020

 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


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