Cheer Team continues wins virtually, announces try-outs

  The Smoky Mountain Competition Cheer Club may not have been able to practice during the quarantine, but they have continued to compete virtually.  The team consists of girls representing Jackson, Macon, and Swain Counties in age ranging from 6-18 years of age. On April 25, both the Junior Diamonds and Senior Sapphires competed virtually in the More...

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By Scott On Monday, May 4th, 2020
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Cherokee Choices hosting virtual Mother’s Day 5K 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    Due to the current quarantine status surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Cherokee Choices program is hosting a virtual version of its annual Mother’s More...

By Scott On Wednesday, April 8th, 2020
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National Lacrosse League cancels remainder of regular season

  PHILADELPHIA –  The National Lacrosse League (NLL) announced on Wednesday, April 8 that the League will cancel the remainder of the regular season. League officials are looking at any number of scenarios More...

By Scott On Monday, April 6th, 2020
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Taylor wins NCHSAA’s 2020 Pat Gainey Student Award

  Colby Taylor (Photo by Fran Brooks) Colby Taylor, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and a student at Swain County High School, has been selected as the recipient of the North Carolina High More...

By Scott On Wednesday, March 25th, 2020
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BASKETBALL: Teesateskie named NCCAA All-American 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    Tori Teesateskie, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, has been named a NCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association) DII Third Team All-American.  More...

By Scott On Tuesday, March 17th, 2020
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BASKETBALL: Braves, Lady Braves named to All-Conference teams 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    Several members of the Cherokee Braves and Lady Braves varsity basketball teams have been named to the Big Smoky Mountain All-Conference teams.  The Braves’ More...

By Scott On Tuesday, March 17th, 2020
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Special Olympics events, practices cancelled 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    As organizations nationwide take precautions to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), Special Olympics North Carolina (SONC) has cancelled all events and More...

By Scott On Wednesday, March 11th, 2020
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Galaxy Cheer bringing the sport of cheerleading to the forefront 

Members of the Galaxy Cheer squad are shown, left to right, at a practice at the Swain County Rec. Dept. in Bryson City on the evening of Tuesday, March 10 including: front row – Tsini McCoy, Emma Wolfe, Mackenzie More...

By Scott On Friday, March 6th, 2020
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BASKETBALL: Braves, Lady Braves to play in all-star games 

  Text and photos by SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    Several members of the Cherokee Lady Braves and Braves varsity basketball teams, as well as the coaches of both of those squads, have been invited More...

By Scott On Monday, March 2nd, 2020
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BASKETBALL: Teesateskie named to NCCAA Mideast All-Region team 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    Tori Teesateskie, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, is making her mark at the collegiate level in her freshman year with the Johnson University More...