Senior pitcher helps team succeed

Minutes before the Lady Falcons’ first playoff game against A.C. Reynolds, the team struggled to come to a decision on who would play catcher. Their usual catcher, Michaela Morris, had been hospitalized...

Varsity baseball team defeats state-ranked Pisgah

When the varsity baseball team’s home game against Pisgah was cancelled on March 26 because of rain, the players did not shrug their shoulders and head home. Instead, the crack of bats could be heard in the...

Win streak helps men’s team turn season around

The ball swished through the net as senior Sam Polovina scored a three-point goal. Playing at Tuscola on Jan. 6, Polovina scored 20 points and received credit for two assists and eight rebounds. Polovina’s...

Women’s basketball team plays North in tournament

After a tough early season loss at home against nonconference North Buncombe, the women’s varsity basketball team was out for revenge. Having lost 51-41 to the Lady Blackhawks on Dec. 2, a week before, the...

Swim team members protest pool closing

High school sports and politics don’t often mix, but at Tuesday night’s Buncombe County Commission meeting the two came face to face as approximately 30 area swimmers protested recent action by the...

Cross country men, women advance to state

Sophomore Dylan Shamburger trudged his way through a mud-covered trail to a top-10 finish at the Western North Carolina Athletic Conference meet last month. Shamburger fought off the heavy rain and slick...

Soccer team ends season, 9-13-2

Sophomore Thomas Jones watched the ball go into the net as the men’s soccer team defeated Pisgah, 7-0,  for one of its seven conference wins of the season. “We had a really good time that night because...