Yancey County Sports


Youth League Baseball/Softball Registration

Yancey County Youth League Baseball/Softball will hold “in person” registration for ages 3 1/2 to 12 will be held Saturday February 29th from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at Cane River Middle School. Cost is $60. The...Read More

Levi Higgins Wins State High Jump

Levi Higgins, 6 foot 5 inch forward averages 7.3 points per game on the Cougar basketball team scored big in Track by bringing home a big win with the North Carolina State Indoor High Jump Championship....Read More

Cole Shehan Signs with Wingate College

On Wednesday Feburary 5th Cole Shehan from Mountain Heritage signed to play football with Wingate College. Cole had 653 rushing yards and five touchdowns this past season. He also added 302 yards receiving and 82 tackles on...Read More

A Banner Night at Mountain Heritage

On Friday night January 17th Mountain Heritage celebrated the 2019 Lady Cougar Basketball State Championship with the display of the Championship banner. Justus Shelton received a game ball for his recent 1000 point career.  Hannah Tipton also...Read More

Hannah Tipton Joins 1000 point Club

With a 60 to 49 team win over Mitchell on Friday night,  Hannah Tipton scored her 1000 point.  Hannah needed 11 more points going into the game and scored 18 for the night. Hannah joins two more...Read More

Justus Shelton Scores 1000

Justus Shelton joins Callin Randolph as the 2nd Cougar player this season to score 1000 points. Shelton scored his 1000th point in Friday nights 86-41 victory over Elizabethton, TN.  Justus also holds single season record for shooting...Read More

WHC Players Named in All-WNC Football

Several players from the Western Highland Conference have been named as a part of the All Western North Carolina Football Teams. Noah Pitman, Mitchell, Sr. – Offensive Player of the Year Pitman led his team to the...Read More

1000th Point for Callin Randolph

Callin Randolph Scored his 1000th point on Saturday in the Mounain Heritage  78-53 win over Berea, SC.. On top of 1000 points, Callin also holds the single game 3pt record with 11, the all time 3 point...Read More

Hannah Tipton sets School Record

Congratulations to Lady Cougar basketball player Junior Hannah Tipton. During the North Henderson Christmas Tournament on December 28th she Scored 38 points in the win over North Buncombe.  38 points was her career best scoring and also...Read More

Susie Shelton gets 400th Win

Mountain Heritage Lady Cougar Coach Susie Shelton picked up her 400th coaching win Friday night as the lady cougars played in the North Henderson Christmas Tournament. The win came against Burns with a 73-36 victory....Read More