ON THE SIDELINES: Lady Braves softball team is building teamwork

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. One Feather Staff    The Cherokee Lady Braves varsity softball team is building a team spirit and getting better with each outing.   The 2021 Cherokee Lady Braves are shown, left to right, back row – Hayley Keever, Boie Crowe, Mahala Allison, Ellise Stamper, Mackenzie Reed, Alayna Morgan, Awee Walkingstick, Shaylyn More...

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By Scott On Monday, April 19th, 2021
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CHEERLEADING: Smoky Mountain Competition Cheer Club wins at several meets

  Special to the One Feather   The Smoky Mountain Competition Cheer Club has continued to excel in wins over the past few weeks. The cheerleaders represent Jackson, Macon, Swain, Haywood counties in North More...

By Scott On Saturday, April 10th, 2021
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SOFTBALL: Middle School Lady Braves finish season undefeated, win conference title 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. One Feather Staff    ANDREWS – With a dominating performance at Andrews, the Cherokee Middle School Lady Braves finished their 2021 season undefeated and won the Smoky Mountain More...

By Scott On Saturday, March 13th, 2021
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BASKETBALL: Braves, Lady Braves earn post-season honors

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By Scott On Thursday, February 25th, 2021
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RUNNING: Tribal member seeking spot in marathon Olympic trials 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    Athletes are always chasing rings and one member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) is chasing five in the form of the Olympic rings.  Kallup McCoy More...

By Scott On Sunday, February 21st, 2021
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ON THE SIDELINES: Fans should be allowed on percentage, not a set amount

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    Well, sports fans, basketball season is now over for Cherokee High School, and it was the oddest and quietest season ever due to the lack of fans.  COVID-19 More...

By Scott On Saturday, February 6th, 2021
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ON THE SIDELINES: Deante Toineeta – field general with a jump shot 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    President Theodore Roosevelt once said, “Speak softly and carry a big stick – you will go far.”  That mantra encompasses the way that Deante More...

By Scott On Thursday, January 28th, 2021
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CCS Athletics: “Why are we participating in athletics when we’re not attending school?”

  Submitted by Cherokee Central School Athletics Dept.  Dear Braves Nation, We have fielded several similar questions over the past couple of weeks regarding athletics, so we feel it is important to address More...

By Scott On Friday, January 15th, 2021
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CROSS COUNTRY: Cherokee runners place at SMC middle school championship

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    KITUWAH – Dvdaya Swimmer and Tyce Hogner both placed at the Smoky Mountain Conference middle school championship held at Kituwah on the afternoon of Wednesday, More...

By Scott On Friday, January 8th, 2021
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CROSS COUNTRY: Esquivel takes second as Smoky Mountain Conference holds championships 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    KITUWAH – Jaylynne Esquivel, a member of the Cherokee High School cross country team, took second place in the girls race at the Smoky Mountain Conference More...