• Lady Bulldogs Softball Downs Chatham Charter, Advance to Second Round

    Photo courtesy of BT Douthit   The #10 seed Murphy Lady Bulldogs softball team traveled to #7 seed Chatham Charter last night for the first round of the NCHSAA 1A State Softball Playoffs. The Lady Bulldogs did not have a problem handling the Chatham Charter Lady Knights, winning 17-3 and advancing to the second round […]

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  • Murphy Baseball Kicks Off Season With 20-7 Win Over Robbinsville

    Photo courtesy of BT Douthit   Murphy, NC- Murphy High School kicked off their 2021 season last Saturday against conference rival Robbinsville. Murphy’s bats got hot early, and they run-ruled the Black Knights 20-7 in 5 innings. The game was played just mere hours after the two schools football teams faced off against one another […]

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  • Dogs Too Much For Elkin, Advance to Western Regional Championship

    Photo courtesy of Autumn Ritz   The Murphy Bulldogs and their Second Round opponent Elkin Elks slugged it out for 4 whole quarters on Friday, but the Dogs were ultimately too much, edging the Elks 29-24. The Dogs will face Robbinsville next week in the Western Regional Championship game and will look to avenge their […]

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  • 1A State Playoffs Second Round Preview: Murphy vs Elkin

    Photo courtesy of BT Douthit Well Bulldog fans, your boys found a way to get it done last Friday night and were able to come away with a W against a very good Thomas Jefferson team. They are now prepping for their second round game at Elkin this Friday. Elkin is coming off a first […]

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  • Smoky Mountain Conference Baseball Preseason Rankings & Awards

    With baseball season about to be kicked off in North Carolina High Schools, FYN Sports writers came together to give you our thoughts on the upcoming season. With no baseball season last year, we are not really sure what to expect for the 2021 season. We talked to players and coaches around the league, and […]

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  • Murphy Softball Moves to 6-1, Tied For First In Conference

    Photo Courtesy of BT Douthit   The Murphy Bulldogs Softball team got back in the win column with a 2-0 dub over Rosman last Thursday, after Robbinsville handed them their first loss of the season on Tuesday. In the sixth game of the season for the Dogs, they traveled to Robbinsville to face the Black […]

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  • Dogs Beat Gryphons 28-20, Advance to 2nd Round

    Photo courtesy of BT Douthit   The Murphy Bulldogs and the Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy Gryphons faced off in the First Round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 1A State Playoffs last Friday night. The Dogs were fired up to be playing at home, and they used that home field advantage to secure […]

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  • 1A State Playoffs First Round Preview: Andrews vs Elkin

      It’s FINALLY playoff time here in North Carolina. The brackets have been set and matchups announced, so let’s do a quick run through of what to expect from the first round matchup between the number 8 seed Andrews Wildcats and the number 1 seed Elkin Elks. Elkin Elkin comes into the playoffs riding high. […]

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  • 1A State Playoffs First Round Preview: Murphy vs Thomas Jefferson

    Photo courtesy of BT Douthit   It’s FINALLY playoff time here in North Carolina. The brackets have been set and matchups announced, so let’s do a quick run through of what to expect from the first round matchup between the number 4 seed Murphy Bulldogs and the number 5 seed Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy (TJCA) […]

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  • Black Knights Win Back To Back Conference Titles

      Photo courtesy of BT Douthit The Murphy Bulldogs and Robbinsville Black Knights faced off in the conference championship game Friday night. Both teams came into the game undefeated looking to secure the top playoff seed in the smoky mountain conference. Yet on this night the Black Knights were the team with better ball security […]

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  • Andrews Shooting Team Advances to State Championship

    The Andrews Varsity Shooting Team has advanced to the State Championship after winning their district tournament. Congratulations to Braydon Rowland, Dalton Rose, Dalton West, Carley Clark, Kaden Postell, Mackenzie Stalcup, and Dylan Ledford. The teams accolades include but are not limited to: District Champs Team champs in Shotgun Team champs in Archery Team champs in […]

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  • Ty Laney scores 4 TDs as Dogs beat Braves 43-21

    Photo courtesy of BT Douthit   The Murphy Bulldogs faced the Cherokee Braves on senior night Friday night, in the Dogs last home game of this shortened season. The Dogs came into the game 5-0 and riding a 50 point offensive performance in their previous game in which the beat Rosman. Cherokee came into the […]

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  • A Former Athletic Directors Thoughts on Consolidation

    As everyone in the community knows, the decision has been made to consolidate the 3 High Schools in Cherokee County. That means that Hiwassee Dam, Murphy, and Andrews High Schools will join under one roof, as one School. Many people have many differing opinions on whether this will be a good or bad thing for […]

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  • Grace Nelson Powers Dogs Past Robbinsville in Home Opener

    Photo courtesy of BT Douthit     Lady Bulldogs Senior short stop Grace Nelson was able to give her team a boost offensively when they needed it the most last night in their home opener against the Robbinsville Lady Knights. Nelson was 3-4 at the plate and helped the Dogs pull out a 14-10 victory […]

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