The Transylvania Times -

By Robbie Robertson
Sports Editor 

BHS' Ian Pierron Signs With Gardner-Webb


Ian Pierron (seated, center), surrounded by family and coaching staff, signs his letter of intent to play for Gardner Webb University next season. (Times photo by Robbie Robertson)

Division I athletes are fairly rare in Transylvania County, but one of Brevard High School's own joined their ranks last week.

Ian Pierron, a senior on the Blue Devil soccer squad, signed to play for Gardner-Webb next year.

Pierron credits his Highland Football Club (HFC) coaches for helping him achieve the next level.

"My HFC coaches told me to contact their coaches," Pierron said.

So the Blue Devil striker sent the Bulldogs a highlight reel and the coaching staff there contacted him.

A visit to Boiling Springs sealed the deal.

"I went down there and it felt like a good fit," Pierron...

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