FOOTBALL: Braves 2019 preview

After catching a pass from Bobby Crowe, Sterling Santa Maria (#32), Braves senior receiver, runs hard against an Andrews defender during a three-team scrimmage at Robbinsville High School on the evening of Friday, Aug. 16. (SCOTT MCKIE B.P./One Feather photos)   By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF   New Cherokee Head Coach David Napert is entering More...

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By Scott On Wednesday, August 7th, 2019

ON THE SIDELINES: Miranda Stamper sets fitness example for everyone

Miranda Stamper, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians from the Painttown Community, is shown in these photos working out at the Cherokee Life Center on the morning of Wednesday, Aug. 7. (SCOTT MCKIE More...

By Scott On Thursday, July 25th, 2019

Cherokee Central Schools 2019 Fall Sports Schedules

  Cherokee High School and Middle School Cross Country August Wednesday, 21: Black Knight 5K Kickoff, Robbinsville High School, 4 p.m. (high school team) Saturday, 24: WNC Cross Country Carnival, Jackson Park More...

By Scott On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

ON THE SIDELINES: Mariah Bahe making mark with Puma commercial

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   It’s hard to turn on the television without seeing at least one commercial involving a sports figure with athletes endorsing everything from actual sporting More...

By Scott On Thursday, July 11th, 2019

NAYO 2019 Softball and Baseball brackets

  NAYO 2019 Tournament Brackets   The 2019 NAYO Softball and Baseball tournaments will be hosted by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) on July 18-20 at the John A. Crowe Complex and at Cherokee More...

By Scott On Friday, May 24th, 2019

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 More...

By Scott On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

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

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

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

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...