BASKETBALL: Big Smoky Mountain Conference Tournament schedule

  *All games will be played at Robbinsville High School. Varsity Girls Thursday, Feb. 14 at 6:30 p.m. #4 Robbinsville vs #5 Swain County Friday, Feb. 15 at 6:30 p.m. #2 Cherokee vs #7 Rosman Saturday, Feb. 16 at 4:30 p.m. #3 Hayesville vs #6 Andrews Monday, Feb. 18 at 6:30 p.m. #1 Murphy vs winner of #4 Robbinsville vs #5 Swain County Tuesday, More...

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By Scott On Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
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ON THE SIDELINES: Boxing is a great sport for Indian Country

Cherokee Boxing Team, date unknown, is shown, left to right, front row – Enoch Sampson, Arbary Stuart, Robert Youngdeer (captain), Howard Tiger (Seminole), Warren Crowe, and Oscar Welch; back row – Guy Crowe, More...

By Scott On Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
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BASKETBALL: Lady Braves take second in conference, poised for post-season 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    The Cherokee Lady Braves (19-4) defeated the Highlands Lady Highlanders 80-48 in the last regular season game of the year on Monday, Feb. 11 at the Charles George More...

By Scott On Thursday, February 7th, 2019
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CHEERLEADING: Senior Sapphires, Mini Diamonds cheer teams win at events

  The Smoky Mountain Senior Sapphires and Mini Diamonds Competitive Cheer Teams recently won awards at local events.  The teams competed at the Spirit Xpress Varsity Brand cheer competition held in Asheville More...

By Scott On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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FOOTBALL: Three Braves sign letters of intent

Three Cherokee Braves signed to play football at the next level on National Signing Day on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at the Charles George Memorial Arena including Damian Blanton (Brevard College), Isaiah Evans (Gardner-Webb More...

By Scott On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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Wolfe named to state’s Special Olympics Athlete Council

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Tony Wolfe, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians from the Yellowhill Community, has been selected to serve on the Special Olympics North Carolina (SONC) More...

By Scott On Saturday, February 2nd, 2019
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BASKETBALL: Lady Braves defeat Swain Co., second place in BSMC 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    The Cherokee Lady Braves are heading into February tournament and playoff time in second place in the Big Smoky Mountain Conference and ranked third in the latest More...

By Scott On Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
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GYMNASTICS: Legends of the Smokies being held in Cherokee this weekend

  New Vision Gymnastics and MGK Productions have teamed up to host the second annual Legends of the Smokies Gymnastics Competition on Feb. 1-3 at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort.  This event is expected More...

By Scott On Saturday, January 26th, 2019
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ON THE SIDELINES: The world needs more like Jacee Smith 

Jacee Smith (#25), Lady Braves senior, prepares to shoot during a game at Robbinsville on the evening of Friday, Jan. 25. (SCOTT MCKIE B.P./One Feather)   By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    Late More...

By Scott On Saturday, January 26th, 2019
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BASKETBALL: Santa Maria hits career milestone as Braves win sixth of last seven

Sterling Santa Maria, Braves junior, shoots a three-point shot during the second half of a game at Robbinsville on Friday, Jan. 25. With 23 points, he led Cherokee to a 59-51 victory and scored his 1,000th career More...