ON THE SIDELINES: I’m ok with imperfections in officiating

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   There is hardly a game that goes by that I don’t take a photo of a play that would overturn an official’s call.  No kidding, it happens just about every game. Someone gets called for a foul when I have photographic evidence that they touched only the ball.  Someone gets called out of bounds when More...

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By Scott On Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
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BASKETBALL: Braves, Lady Braves top Swain in road games

INSIDE: Cherokee’s Shelby Wolfe (#14) shoots inside as Swain County’s Sharlotte Jackson (#50) and Bri Ross (#23) defend. Wolfe finished the game with 10 points as the Lady Braves defeated the Lady Maroon Devils More...

By Scott On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018
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WRESTLING: Pheasant wins conference title, Braves team takes third

CHAMP: Cherokee’s Caden Pheasant (center) took the title in the 160lb division at the Smoky Mountain Conference Wrestling Championship held at Swain County High School on Saturday, Jan. 27. He is shown with second More...

By Scott On Friday, January 26th, 2018
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BASKETBALL: Lady Braves beat Hayesville, Robbinsville, and Rosman in busy week 

BACKWARDS: Cherokee’s Raylen Bark goes for a reverse lay-up in front of Robbinsville’s Liz Ayers (#10) in a game on Tuesday, Jan. 23 at the Charles George Memorial Arena. Bark led Cherokee with 15 points, 8 More...

By Scott On Friday, January 26th, 2018
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BASKETBALL: Braves top Yellowjackets, Black Knights, and Tigers in big week 

SOARING: Cherokee’s Justus Day goes for a dunk during a game against Hayesville on Monday, Jan. 22. With 23 points and 8 rebounds, Day led Cherokee to a 76-45 win. (SCOTT MCKIE B.P./One Feather photos)   By More...

By Scott On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018
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ON THE SIDELINES: Rhythm and gelling more important than polls

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Neither of Cherokee’s varsity basketball teams got off to a great start this year, but man has that turned around.  As of the evening of Tuesday, Jan. 23, both More...

By Scott On Friday, January 19th, 2018
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ON THE SIDELINES: Lady Braves alumni game could become reality

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Herschel Walker, Heisman trophy winner and one of the top college running backs in history, once stated, “I want to prove to people who sit on a couch and don’t More...

By Scott On Saturday, January 13th, 2018
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BASKETBALL: Cherokee sweeps Highlands, teams win fifth in a row

HUSTLE: Cherokee’s Deante Toineeta (#23) brings the ball up the court in the second half of a game against Highlands at the Charles George Memorial Arena on Friday, Jan. 12. She led the Lady Braves with 20 points More...

By Scott On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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ON THE SIDELINES: Comebacks embody the hope of sports

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   This past Monday, most of us sports fans watched the College Football Playoff National Championship Game.  The Georgia Bulldogs led 13-0 at the half, only to More...

By Scott On Tuesday, January 9th, 2018
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Anglers coming to Cherokee to compete for spot on Fly Fishing Team USA

  BIG ONE: Ken Crane, a consistent member of Fly Fishing Team USA, holds a large brown trout he landed while fishing the Eagle River in Colo. after the World Fly Fishing Championships in 2016. Large trout help More...