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After a strong start to the season, the Hiawatha Braves hosted Silver Lake for their second round of doubleheaders on the American Legion season on Sunday afternoon, but Post 66 saw their momentum stopped abruptly by the visiting teams, as they suffered run rule losses in both games after a …

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Coach Nick Dowell hoped that increased numbers out for the Horton Charger track team would bode well for the team’s success this season, and that came to fruition as the team qualified six team members for the Class 2A State meet. The athletes who qualified at last week’s Regional took to Wi…

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Five members of the Hiawatha Red Hawk track squad competed at the 3A State meet in Wichita this weekend after a strong season in the Big 7, and qualifying for the meet based on their performances at last week’s Regional. All five competitors showed well at the meet, with three runners bringi…

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The Sabetha Country Club hosted last week’s KSHSAA Class 3A Regional golf meet, where one member of the Hiawatha Red Hawk golf team represented the school for one final time. Caden Lillie, last season’s State qualifier, took the course and competed for the final time in his high school career.

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Some say success breeds confidence and just examining how the season went its evident the Highland softball continued to become a more confident team with their success throughout the season leading to the best finish at the National tournament in school history, finishing in the Top six.

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Highland softball opens the NJCAA Division II National tournament on positive note grabbing 7-2 win over Kankakee.

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Behind a 3-0 weekend in Topeka, Kansas the No. 5 Highland softball team earned a trip to the NJCAA Division II National Tournament in Clinton, Mississippi by winning the Region VI District E Tournament title.

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The Highland softball rolled up two more KJCCC wins with a Scottie sweep on Wednesday winning 10-2 in six innings and 10-2 in five innings over Cloud County.

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Friday marked the middle schools League Meet in Royal Valley, as the junior Red Hawks hit the track and field to take on the best around the Big 7.

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The Hiawatha Middle School track team hosted the Hiawatha Invitational on the 29th, and the Hiawatha team posted strong results on the day.

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The regular season has come to a close for the Hiawatha Post 66 Braves Legion baseball team, after the team took a tough doubleheader loss to Sabetha on Friday night, then saw a pair at Leavenworth cancelled. Hiawatha fell 18-1 and 23-1 against their Northeast Kansas League foes, as both pre…

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Hiawatha’s Junior Legion squad opened play in their regional A Zone tournament in Marysville on Saturday, as the team entered with the 3rd overall seed and played three games in two days to finish the year.

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Hiawatha’s Junior Legion squad opened play in their regional A Zone tournament in Marysville on Saturday, as the team entered with the 3rd overall seed and played three games in two days to finish the year.

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“Oh, the time’s they are a-changin’,” sang Bob Dylan in 1963 in his anthem about keeping up with an ever-changing world, and now, over 50 years later, the majority of the world is entrenched in a technological revolution that has altered nearly every facet of our lives, and continues to shap…

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What does it say that in an unusual NFL offseason in which not one but two defensive linemen who will be at least mentioned in eventual Hall of Fame conversations, Ndamukong Suh and Gerald McCoy, were available in free agency and the Chicago Bears ne…

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When Mike Furrey said recently that every single one of his current receivers can have long careers in the NFL, perhaps it was hyperbole. Can we blame the Bears WR coach who entered last offseason with perhaps the league’s worst group, paced by Kenda…

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Wimbledon is an English tradition - with its strawberries and cream and grass courts - and the original grand slam. But what makes it so special?

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CNN Open Court focuses on the in-form Simona Halep -- 2014 French Open finalist -- on what it would mean to win Roland Garros.

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One of head coach Matt Nagy's major goals for 2019 is to improve his running game, and to do so he has switched Cody Whitehair from center to guard, James Daniels from guard to center, crossed all his fingers and toes in the hopes that Kyle Long can …

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Football season is just around the corner, and for the Everest Middle School football team, that means it’s time for their annual summer football camp. Coach Rodney Clay says the non-contact camp is designed to teach incoming and returning players proper techniques and fundamentals, expectat…

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After rain kept the Hiawatha Legion squad off the field this weekend, the Post 66 Braves played some of their best baseball of the season on Tuesday evening, as they dropped the opener of a doubleheader with Oskaloosa, but came back to earn a last second win in the finale.

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The Hiawatha Junior Legion team took a trip to Wathena on Wednesday night, and were not greeted warmly by the hosting Doniphan County squad. The Braves suffered a pair of shutout losses and could not get much going on either side of the ball.

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Minnesota Twins outfielder Max Kepler is one of the reasons the Twins are excelling in 2019, but the German had a unique path to the majors.

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PFW's fantasy football coverage is ramping up during the NFL's downtime, and after recently unveiling our first "ADP Alerts" of the summer, we're continuing our division-by-division look at the entire league, answering burning questions for all 32 te…

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The weather’s now warmer outside, but there’s still a lot going on inside the Netawaka Family Fitness Center. The variety of activities offered and the high rate of attendance indicate it’s far more than a fitness center.

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The Hiawatha American Legion Junior team took on Doniphan County on Thursday night, and despite a rough loss in the first contest, were able to salvage the series with a win in the second.

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A rocky start soured Hiawatha’s outing at Seneca on Tuesday night, as Post 66 found themselves on the wrong side of a blowout loss in the early game, and lost a late lead in the nightcap to surrender the sweep.

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Hiawatha visited Marysville on Friday, and ran into a pair of pitchers that completely tamed the Braves offense, throwing one perfect game and coming one walk shy of another in a second no-hit performance.

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Hiawatha had one of its better chances to pick up a win since the first games of the season on Tuesday night, but a timely Doniphan County hitting and a series of miscues swung the tide in the other direction in the final inning of the second game, as the Braves came away with a pair of losses.

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Summer is in full swing as are games at Bruning Park in Hiawatha.

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The Hiawatha American Legion Senior team played a trio of games this weekend, as they hosted Falls City for one varsity game, and had an opportunity to avenge a pair of losses against Corning with a doubleheader on Saturday.

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The Hiawatha American Legion team traveled to Oskaloosa last week to play a Northeast Kansas League matchup against the Oskie squad. Hiawatha overcame a rough early game to play a competitive second match, but in the end the Braves dropped each game.

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Two local baseball coaching legends were honored Sunday in a field-naming ceremony at Wathena.

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Photos from summer 2019 activities in Hiawatha, including baseball and swim meets. Photos by Josephine May, Josey May and Adam Clay.

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The Post 66 Braves took a break from Northeast Kansas League play on Sunday, traveling to Corning for a pair of games. After a rough game one, the Braves kept the second game tight, but still came away with the loss to move their record to 2-10 on the season.