ON THE SIDELINES: Racism has no place on the court

The other day, my cousin Charity put a post on her Facebook page discussing the poor officiating that she witnessed during a high school basketball playoff game in South Dakota.

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By Scott On Saturday, February 25th, 2017
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BASKETBALL: Murphy 52 Lady Braves 45

The Cherokee Lady Braves played the Murphy Lady Bulldogs in the third round of the state playoffs at the Charles George Memorial Arena on Saturday, Feb. 25.

By Scott On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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BASKETBALL: Lady Braves win squeaker over Mitchell

Katy Hall, Mitchell junior power forward, took the ball down the right side of the court and launched a picture-perfect three-point shot at the buzzer of a state playoff second round match-up against the Cherokee Lady Braves on Thursday, Feb. 23.

By Scott On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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ON THE SIDELINES: Current playoff structure divides fans

As I stood on the sidelines getting my shots and taking notes as the Lady Braves hosted Mitchell on Thursday night, I noticed several things.

By Scott On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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BASKETBALL: Cherokee sweeps Union Academy in first round

The Cherokee Braves (19-8) and Lady Braves (24-2) both won their first round match-ups in the 1A state playoffs against the same school, Union Academy.

By Scott On Monday, February 20th, 2017
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WRESTLING: Toineeta wins second ring

Anthony Toineeta (52-2) is the first two-time state champion in Cherokee High School history.

By Scott On Saturday, February 18th, 2017
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BASKETBALL: Braves win conference tournament, Lady Braves second in girls 

The Cherokee Braves (18-8) won their second Big Smoky Mountain Conference tournament title in a row on Friday, Feb. 17.

By Scott On Thursday, February 16th, 2017
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ON THE SIDELINES: Look mommy…a dinosaur! 

My wife, daughter, and I enjoy watching YouTube videos featuring the paranormal or cryptid creatures. Last night, while watching one entitled “real dinosaur caught on tape”,

By Scott On Sunday, February 12th, 2017
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CHS hosts Fall Athletic Banquet 

  The Cherokee High School Athletic Department hosted a Fall Sports Athletic Awards Banquet at the Chief Joyce Dugan Cultural Arts Center on Sunday, Feb. 12.  Following are the awards that were given in each fall sport: Varsity Cheerleading * Most Valuable Cheerleader – Kendra Panther * Coach’s Award – Kylee Tramper   JV Volleyball  […]

By Scott On Sunday, February 12th, 2017
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WRESTLING: Toineeta wins 1A West Regional 

Anthony Toineeta, senior member of the Cherokee Braves wrestling team, won the 1A West Regional title in the 160lb division on Saturday, Feb. 11 at Alleghany High School.