Georgia Swarm, Harrah’s Cherokee Casinos renew deal

SWARM: The Swarm recently hosted its third annual Native American Heritage Night presented by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians on March 24. During its 17-12 win against the New England Black Wolves, the Swarm donned special Cherokee-themed uniforms. The uniforms honored the centuries-old sport of Cherokee stickball. (Photo by Kyle Hess)   DULUTH, More...

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By Scott On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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TRACK & FIELD: Swain County Invitational results

  BRYSON CITY – Swain County High School hosted the Swain County Invitational on the afternoon of Wednesday, April 18.  A total of fifteen teams competed including: Cherokee, Andrews, Enka, Hayesville, Highlands, More...

By Scott On Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
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Cherokee Life Recreation youth volleyball practice and game schedule

  Team Rosters: Team 1: Coach Terri Hogner, Jamy-Lyn Teesateskie, Chloe Cooper, Lolo Hogner, Kaitlyn Tahquette, Julissa Staton, Whitney Rogers, Lilah Reynolds, Evie Nations Team 2: Coach Citrus Bigwitch, Sateva More...

By Scott On Friday, April 6th, 2018
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FOOTBALL: Younce signs with Emory & Henry

CUTLINE: Flanked by his family, Brier Younce (second from left), an EBCI tribal member and senior at Swain County High School, signs a letter of intent on Friday, April 6 to play football next year at Emory & More...

By Scott On Saturday, March 31st, 2018
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BASKETBALL: Cherokee girls take second place in NAYO tournament

UNITY: The Dream Team, representing the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, took second place in the NAYO 15-17 girls division tournament held in Cherokee on March 29-31. Shown (left-right) are – Cecelia Runner, More...

By Scott On Thursday, March 29th, 2018
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Cherokee High, EBCI athletes receive WNC Sports Award nominations

CHAMPS: The Cherokee Braves 2017 varsity football team, shown celebrating after winning the 1A state championship at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh on Dec. 9, 2017, has been nominated for the Skyland Automotive More...

By Scott On Wednesday, March 28th, 2018
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RUNNING: McCoy tackles BADWATER 50, earns buckle

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Kallup McCoy, an EBCI tribal member, went to the beach recently and came back with a belt buckle.  But, to earn that buckle he had to complete a 51.4 mile run More...

By Scott On Tuesday, March 27th, 2018
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2018 NAYO Basketball Tournament brackets

Following are the brackets, courtesy of Cherokee Recreation, for the 2018 NAYO Basketball Tournament being hosted by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians on March 30-31: NAYO Brackets  More...

By Scott On Monday, March 26th, 2018
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RUNNING: Cherokee Runners complete grueling races

ASSAULT: Several members of the Cherokee Runners group took on the “Assault” run several weeks ago. Held in Sylva’s Pinnacle Park, covers a 7-mile stretch and has a 2,770 feet accent to the top of Blackrock. More...

By Scott On Sunday, March 25th, 2018
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ON THE SIDELINES: How about an alumni weekend? 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    Yesterday, I covered one of the most enjoyable games all year as the first annual CHS Lady Braves Alumni basketball game was held at the Charles George Memorial More...