SOCCER: Kiowa tribal member breaks MLS record

Chris Wondolowski, a striker for the San Jose Earthquakes and a member of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma, became the most prolific scorer in MLS (Major League Soccer) history on Sunday, May 19 with a four-goal effort against the Chicago Fire. (ISI photo, used with permission)     By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF   Chris Wondolowski, a More...

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By Scott On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
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ON THE SIDELINES: Let’s finally get rid of the ‘jocks are dumb’ trope

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   The movie trope of the dumb jock has been used over and over again, especially throughout the 1980s.  I think it is time to put that trope to bed as many student-athletes More...

By Scott On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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TRACK & FIELD: Panther wins state title, two Braves place

Hallah Panther, Lady Braves junior, right, won the state title in the Women’s Pole Vault with a jump of 10-0. She is shown with her coach, Landon Hunt. (Photo courtesy of Eddie Swimmer)   ONE FEATHER STAFF More...

By Scott On Sunday, May 19th, 2019
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Smith, Teesateskie win top honors at CHS Athletic Awards 

Blake Smith, left, won the James “Hogeye” Taylor Memorial Male Athlete of the Year award and Tori Teesateskie won the Bertha Saunooke Memorial Female Athlete of the Year Award at the Cherokee High School More...

By Scott On Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
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TRACK & FIELD: Cherokee athletes qualify for state meet

  ONE FEATHER STAFF REPORT   HICKORY – Five athletes on the Cherokee High School varsity track and field team have qualified for the 1A State Championship meet to be held at NC A&T Aggie Stadium More...

By Scott On Monday, May 13th, 2019
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FOOTBALL: David Napert named Braves head coach

David Napert, right, discusses a drill with members of the Cherokee Braves varsity football team during spring practice last week. Napert has been named the 2019 Braves football head coach replacing Kent Briggs, More...

By Scott On Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
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TRACK & FIELD: Cherokee hosts Smoky Mountain Conference meet 

Cherokee’s Blake Smith runs to a first place finish in the Men’s 100M Dash at the Smoky Mountain Conference Track & Field championship meet at Cherokee High School on the afternoon of Wednesday, More...

By Scott On Friday, April 26th, 2019
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ON THE SIDELINES: Support honorary EBCI membership for Will Poolaw

A resolution has been submitted to Tribal Council to grant honorary membership in the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians to Will Poolaw, left, who is shown being congratulated by Principal Chief Richard G. Sneed, More...

By Scott On Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019
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TRACK & FIELD: Middle School Braves win Smoky Mountain Conference Championship

  HAYESVILLE – By a margin of half of a point, the Cherokee Middle School Braves (123 points) edged Swain County Middle School (122.5 points) to win the Smoky Mountain Conference Middle School Track & More...

By Scott On Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019
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GYMNASTICS: Smoky Mountain Competition Cheer Club teams win U.S. Finals

The Senior Sapphires team from the Smoky Mountain Competition Cheer Club was crowned National Champions for their division at the Louisville, Ky. location in the Senior Level 3.1 Performance Rec Division. They are More...