Murphy – Murphy’s softball team started strong but failed to finish the job, as the Robbinsville Lady Knights came from behind to win their second meeting 9-6 on Monday afternoon at Konehete Par
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Murphy – Talent can only take you so far before it becomes work. It’s a saying Murphy long distance coach Ben Pipes usually has on repeat for his runners.
Murphy – The visiting Union County Panthers woke Murphy’s baseball team from its spring break daze pretty quickly on Monday afternoon at Konehete Park.
Murphy – The contributions made by Penny Johnson and David Payne to Murphy High School athletics over the years never fell by the wayside.
Hayesville – Leading up to last season, it was the Hayesville Yellow Jackets running the show in the Smoky Mountain Conference.
Robbinsville – The Dam is still holding strong.
Andrews – Entering this season, Murphy hurdling specialist Grant Lindsay never intended to break any records.
Hiwassee Dam – The young man they call “Lumpy” came through for the Eagles big time in what was a back-and-forth battle with the visiting Copper Basin (Tenn.) Cougars on a cold, rainy Thursday
Asheville – Hiwassee Dam’s Haylie Shope and the 2015 State 1A Softball Championship runner-up Lady Eagles were among the 80 finalists announced for this year’s 55th-annual Western N.C.
Murphy – News traveled fast when it was made official Monday that basketball coach Ray Gutierrez will soon be returning to his roots.
Hiwassee Dam – It can be a little lonely as the last unbeaten team in Western North Carolina, but Hiwassee Dam continues to be in good company as one of the top-five teams despite
Waynesville – The Murphy Bulldogs couldn’t hold onto a three-run lead against 3A non-conference Tuscola on Monday.
Cherokee – The Murphy Lady Bulldogs softball team really needed this one.
Andrews – Andrews and Hiwassee Dam exchanged a pair of solo shots in the fifth inning of their March 29 matchup at Valley River Park, but a five-run bottom of the third for the
Hiwassee Dam – The undefeated Hiwassee Dam Lady Eagles needed a test, and they sure got one when 2A Smoky Mountain came to town for a non-conference game on Good Friday.