LACROSSE: Thompson Brothers bring their talents to Cherokee

Less than two weeks removed from being crowned the National Lacrosse League MVP, Georgia Swarm forward Lyle Thompson brought his talents to town for the Cherokee Lacrosse Camp.

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By Scott On Friday, June 30th, 2017
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TRACK & FIELD: Coach Williamson accepts position at Lenoir-Rhyne

Danny Williamson, who served as the Cherokee High School head cross country and track and field coach for the 2016-17 season has accepted a position over those programs at Lenoir-Rhyne University.

By Scott On Thursday, June 29th, 2017
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Tribal member competing in pro motocross

Motorcycle racing, especially motocross, is a seriously demanding sport on all fronts. Isaac Teasdale, an EBCI tribal member from the Snowbird Community, is up to the task and is currently competing in the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship series.

By Scott On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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EBCI invites Swarm to host Lacrosse Camp for youth

For the second consecutive year, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians’ Recreation Department, with support from Principal Chief Richard G. Sneed’s office and the Cherokee Preservation Foundation, has partnered with the Georgia Swarm to bring a lacrosse camp to Cherokee youth.

By Scott On Monday, June 12th, 2017
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Several Cherokee runners participate in Glow Run

The Lake J 5K Glow Run/Walk was held Friday night, June 9.

By Scott On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Cherokee Middle School Athletic Awards

Cherokee Middle School Athletic Awards

By Scott On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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Cherokee honors top athletes

The top athletes of Cherokee High School for the 2016-17 school year were honored during a banquet at the Chestnut Tree Inn on Sunday, May 21.

By Scott On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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TRACK & FIELD: Panther, Lambert win at Regionals

Two members of the Cherokee High School track and field team won titles at the 1A West Regional Championship held at Bunker Hill Track in Claremore on Saturday, May 13.

By Scott On Saturday, May 13th, 2017
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Roberts awarded MAAC Special Olympics Award 

Jennifer Roberts, an EBCI tribal member, was awarded the 2017 Mountain Amateur Athletics Club (MAAC) Special Olympics Award at the organization’s annual awards banquet held Sunday, May 7 at the Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville.

By Scott On Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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New turf being installed at Cherokee, lawsuit filed

Ray Kinsland Stadium at Cherokee Central Schools is getting a new look. The turf on the field is currently being replaced due to degradation, and a lawsuit has been filed by the school system against the original installers.