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, left, who is retiring. (JONAH LOSSIAH/One Feather photos)   By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF   The Spring of 2017 wasn’t an easy More...

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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...

By Scott On Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
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ON THE SIDELINES: Coach Briggs is retiring and will be missed

Kent Briggs, Braves head football coach, shown on the sidelines of the 1A State Championship game on Dec. 9, 2017 at North Carolina State University, is retiring. (SCOTT MCKIE B.P./One Feather photos)   By More...

By Scott On Friday, April 5th, 2019
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BASKETBALL: Teesateskie signs with Johnson University

Surrounded by her family, Tori Teesateskie, Lady Braves senior seated second from left, signed a letter of intent in the Charles George Memorial Arena on the morning of Friday, April 5 to play basketball next season More...

By Scott On Thursday, April 4th, 2019
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TRACK & FIELD: Cherokee Middle participates in Rosman meet

  Rosman Middle School hosted a meet on Monday, April 1 at the Brevard College Track in Brevard.  Following are the Cherokee Middle School results from that meet per nc.milesplit.com: Boys 110M Hurdles: Dacin More...

By Scott On Thursday, April 4th, 2019
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TRACK & FIELD: Cherokee participates in meet at Robbinsville

  Robbinsville High School hosted a meet on Wednesday, April 3.  Following are Cherokee High School results from that meet per nc.milesplit.com: Girls 100M Dash: Dalericka King, 4th, 13.95; Jacee Smith, 15th, More...

By Scott On Friday, March 29th, 2019
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TRACK & FIELD: Swain County SMC Meet results

  Cherokee High School hosted the Swain County SMC Meet on the afternoon of Wednesday, March 27.  Following are CHS results per TimingInc.com: Girls Discus Throw 3 – Aia Johnson 67’ 4” 7 – Awee Sequoyah More...