• Opinions and Thoughts on Week 3 in the SMC

      Photo from Jenny Millsaps Week 3 SMC Football Reactions   #TeamFYNsports Director Jake West gives his thoughts and takeaways from Week 3 of Smoky Mountain Conference play.   Robbinsville Still On Top The Black Knights traveled to Murphy with nothing to lose. Everyone had already written them off. With 5 starters out while coming […]

    Read More »
  • Opinions & Thoughts On Week 2 In The SMC

    Week 2 SMC Football Reactions #TeamFYNsports Director Jake West’s takeaways and thoughts from Week 2 of Smoky Mountain Conference play.         What a night in Western North Carolina. Without a doubt the best night of Football this year. I know nobody asked, but here’s what I thought about a wild week 2 […]

    Read More »
  • Dogs Survive: Outlast Cherokee, 29-28

      Photos courtesy of BT Douthit Cherokee, NC- The Murphy Bulldogs made the hour and a half bus ride to Cherokee last Friday night to take on the Braves in the opening game of conference play for both teams. The Braves dynamic duo of Don Bradley and Chase Calhoun gave the Bulldogs defense all they […]

    Read More »
  • Andrews Wildcats Lone Undefeated Team In WNC

    The Andrews Wildcats are the last unbeaten team remaining in Western North Carolina. Heading into Friday night, Andrews and Franklin stood atop WNC football standings as the final two unbeaten teams. Unfortunatley for Franklin, some costly special teams mistakes cost them their game against Tuscola. The Wildcats were basically mistake free Friday night however, catching […]

    Read More »
  • Andrews Makes History With Win Over Top Ranked Mitchell

    As the horn buzzed and the clock hit all zeroes Friday night, the tiny town of Andrews erupted with cheers as their Wildcat’s knocked off one of the top ranked teams in 1A football. Head Coach James Phillips told FYN Sports earlier in the week that he believed his guys matched up well with Mitchell, […]

    Read More »
  • Smoky Mountain Conference Volleyball Round-Up

    Photo from BT Douthit   Volleyball season is off to a hot start in the Smoky Mountain Conference. COVID has prevented almost every team from playing the correct amount of games, but we are going to do our best to recap what has happened in the SMC thus far.   The Murphy Lady Bulldogs sit […]

    Read More »
  • Dogs Fired Up For Season Opener

    Written By Brandon Stephens   (Murphy, NC) – – Is the 2021 Murphy Football season going to be a thriller?  Will Kellen Rumfelt get to start as quarterback?  Will we win the Franklin game?  Is Murphy going to be good?  These are the questions we all want to answer “Yes.” The possibilities, even the probabilities, […]

    Read More »
  • Dogs Impress In Scrimmage

    Photos courtesy of BT Douthit   Murphy faced Erwin last night in their final tune-up before their first game of the year against Franklin next week. The Dogs looked pretty impressive across the board.  #14, Cole Laney was under center for the Dogs, starting for the injured Kellen Rumfelt. Rumfelt is taking it week by […]

    Read More »
  • Murphy Bulldogs Preseason Preview

    Everyone wants to know what the “New Bulldogs” will look without Coach David Gentry at the helm for the first time in 40 years. Allow me to answer that question: They will look the same. The defending State Champs may have some new coaches this year, but aside from a few names, their roster looks […]

    Read More »
  • 2021 Preseason All Smoky Mountain Conference Team & Awards

    We’re back for the second installment of the FYN Sports Preseason All Smoky Mountain Conference football awards. Our staff writers and other sports writers in the community came together and helped us narrow down our choices for this year’s preseason All-Conference teams. These picks are backed by last year’s stats and are our predictions of […]

    Read More »
  • Andrews Wildcats Preseason Preview- Could Cats Be Contenders?

    Photo courtesy of Jenny Millsaps Yes. The answer is yes, the Andrews Wildcats will be contenders this year in the Smoky Mountain Conference. What a year 2020 was for the Andrews Wildcats. Their first winning season since 2011-2012. First win over Swain County in 20+ years. A playoff birth, and a darn near playoff win […]

    Read More »
  • Our Takeaways From Last Weeks 7 on 7

    Last Thursday we hosted our inaugural FYN Sports x Fellowship of Christian Athletes 7 on 7 featuring Murphy, Hayesville, Andrews, Franklin, Copper Basin, and Union County. We got a good look at all of the teams that were there, as each team played at least 3 games a piece. Granted, teams were missing players and […]

    Read More »
  • Sarah Pullium Named NCHSAA Female Athlete of The Year

    Photo courtesy of BT Douthit   Murphy Bulldogs Senior Sarah Pullium was named the Female Athlete of The Year today by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association. Pullium is just the third athlete from the Smoky Mountain Conference to receive this award, joining Hailey Shope (Hiwassee Dam, 2015) and Christie Cagel (Hayesville, 1990).   […]

    Read More »
  • FYN Sports Top 5 Football Stadiums in Our Viewing Area

    Just here to spark a little bit of fun debate during the off-season! Our writers blind voted on their favorite stadiums in our viewing area, and these were the results. I’m sure everyone will have their own opinion, so let us hear your opinions and what we got wrong! Each stadium write up is written […]

    Read More »
  • FYN Sports SMC Baseball Awards

    The book has closed on another baseball season for the Smoky Mountain Conference. It didn’t end how anyone wanted it to, with teams losing to Charter schools in the playoffs, but it was nice to see the boys back on the diamond. Our FYN Sports writers got together and compiled a list of players we […]

    Read More »
  • Bulldogs Track Teams Show Out At Regional Championship

    Photo Courtesy of BT Douthit   The Murphy Bulldogs track teams really showed their stuff this past weekend at the Regional Championships. The Boys team was crowned Region Champs, while the Girls team won Region Runner-up. Boys Team Results- 1 Murphy 112 2 Hayesville 96 4 Swain County 74.5 5 Robbinsville 57 7 Cherokee 50 […]

    Read More »
  • Back to Top