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September 03, 2015
Sports
Andrews volleyball splits first two matches
Andrews volleyball closed out the first week of the 2015 season with a 1-1 record after facing a tough Hiwassee Dam squad on the road Tuesday.
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats bring home an opening win
After 25 carries, Dillan Ward was feeling the burn Friday night.
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats hit the road, seek winning start
Andrews’ football team has only won three of its last 11 opening games, but the opportunity is there Friday night.
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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New coach gets Lady Hawks off to flying start
It was a good start Monday for Nantahala first-year volleyball coach Madison Cornwell, as her players displayed excellent on-court chemistry in their three-set season opening victory over Copper Ba...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Andrews volleyball team eyes another step forward
Andrews’ volleyball team is looking to do a little more than just survive what will be another tight race to the Smoky Mountain Conference final standings under head coach Tonya Raper.
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats fine-tuning things for Aug. 21 opener
Andrews football coach Avery Cutshaw likes the way his team is coming together, but after Tuesday’s jamboree, one old enemy is still plaguing the Wildcats – turnovers.
Aug 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Andrews trio shines in All-Star swim meet
Andrews swimmers Emily Roper, Juliana Aiken and Gage Gillespie made one last big splash before the season’s end in Saturday’s Mountain Swim League All-Stars meet at the Hiwassee Valley Pool & Welln...
Aug 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats are back, ready to claw in 2015
Andrews High School’s football team is often outnumbered when it takes the field, but fourth-year head coach Avery Cutshaw thinks he might have a deeper group this year.
Aug 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats ready for football season to begin
Andrews football coach Avery Cutshaw has been running around everywhere lately, whether he’s fixing the field or doing preseason paperwork or working with kids in the weight room.
Jul 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Andrews swimmers lining up All-Star berths
The Cherokee County Aquatic Club had its best turnout in the last few years, not to mention its highest count of personal records this season, during the July 16 meet against Franklin at the Hiwass...
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Speedy foursome help keep swimming alive in Andrews
Andrews is without its swim team this summer, but a local few are continuing to represent the community well as members of a diverse Cherokee County Aquatic Club squad.
Jul 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Runners brave rain for Andrews holiday 5K
The streets of Andrews were drenched from the steady rainfall on Independence Day weekend, nixing almost every scheduled recreational activity planned in Cherokee County by Friday afternoon. Thanks...
Jul 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Andrews' Griggs adds all-state honors to stellar year
Andrews Lady Wildcats starting shortstop Erika Griggs continues to have a very good year.
Jul 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Longtime Andrews coach Cecil Mashburn remembered fondly
The Andrews community said goodbye to a local gem last week.
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Griggs honored in track, softball
Andrews’ Erika Griggs compiled a pair of memorable seasons as a member of the Lady Wildcats’ track and softball squads for 2015.
Jun 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats' top athletes honored at banquet
The First Baptist Church hosted the 2015 Andrews High School Athletic Awards Banquet on Saturday to honor the top-performing Wildcats from this school year.
Jun 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Whitaker dominates, wins two state titles
Rome wasn’t built in a day, yet it only took Jacob Whitaker a few hours to leave a lasting legacy for himself, Andrews High School, and the local community.
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcat boys take ninth in state; Holloway runner-up in discus for girls
Boys track coach Avery Cutshaw couldn’t be more proud of the individuals representing both Andrews squads at the N.C. High School Athletic Association’s 1A state championships Friday in Greensboro.
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Wildcats softball falls in first round of playoffs
The Andrews Lady Wildcats knew they weren’t going to play their first-round playoff game anywhere near home as they entered this year’s state 1A playoffs as the No. 24 seed.
May 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats sending athletes to state track meet
Andrews’ track teams led by head coaches Avery Cutshaw and Shanna Mustin had many reasons to be proud of their team members after Saturday’s 1A West Regional Track meet at Appalachian State Univers...
May 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Andrews' Whitaker named top SMC field athlete
The Wildcats posted two victories and 10 top-five finishes, including three second-place and three third place nods to take fourth at the Smoky Mountain Conference Championship in Cherokee on April...
May 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Wildcats softball outlasts Murphy
The softball teams for Andrews and Murphy brought out the best in this Cherokee County rivalry in their second meeting of the season Tuesday afternoon at Valley River Park.
May 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holloway's first homer helps Lady Wildcats
Andrews softball coach Kenneth Solesbee has finally found the bats he desperately searched for before the start of the season.
Apr 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Whitaker signs with Western Carolina for track
By Sarah Woodall sports@myandrewsjournal.com Andrews’ Jacob Whitaker will officially wear purple and gold in 2016.     The Senior state 1A ranked thrower in shot-put signed with the Western Carolin...
Apr 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcat swimmers fight for their home pool
Andrews High School senior Carrie Gray finished her Wildcat swimming career this winter, but that didn’t stop her from fighting for future swimmers in the county.
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nantahala River receives 6 new access areas
Getting in and out of the Nantahala River has gotten a little easier, and safer. Based on input gathered from stakeholders during a relicensing agreement by Duke Energy and the Federal Energy Regul...
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Swim team off to All-Star start
The Andrews youth swim team got its season started in All-Star fashion. Linsey Orr, Paige Lindley, Zackery Sheppard and Matthew Barton all qualified for the end-of-the season All-Star competition a...
Jun 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Praying and playing
The Andrews Recreation Park Church League is under way, offering competition as well as congregation for the softball teams and players. Before each game, teams gather around the pitcher’s circle f...
Jun 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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