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The Horton Chargers returned to action this week, and the girls team swept a pair of road games with Maur Hill-Mount Academy and Oskaloosa, while the boys picked up a pair of losses.

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Tuesday night’s match up between the home court Sabetha Bluejays and the visiting Hiawatha Red Hawks was a showdown of the Big 7’s final winless teams.

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Friday night started off on a strong note for the Hiawatha Red Hawk basketball teams, as the girls jumped out to a big lead in the early going of their contest with the Perry Lecompton Kaws, and that positive feeling lasted until under one second to go in the boys game.

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The Hiawatha Red Hawks hosted the Riverside Cyclones for the final game of 2020 on Tuesday night, and the Lady Red Hawks came away with their second consecutive win, while the boys dropped their contest with the Cyclones.

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Alberto “Kiko” Magana comes to Highland after serving as goalkeeper coach to both men’s and women’s soccer programs at William Jewell College (MO). Before his stop at William Jewell, Magana was Men’s Assistant Coach at McPherson College (KS).

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The Kansas Jayhawk Conference (KJCCC) recently announced fans will not be allowed to attend January indoor sporting contests. The KJCCC will meet at the end of January to re-evaluate their plans for the remainder of the Spring 2021 season.

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The Highland Community College Athletic Department announced that Todd Logan has been named Head Coach of the women’s soccer program as we head into the team’s inaugural season.

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The NJCAA became the first governing body of college athletics to make the announcement that a majority of 2020 fall sports will now take place in the spring of 2021.

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The Middle School girls basketball teams continued their winning ways last week with some wins over Big 7 league foes, but this week experienced their games being canceled or postponed.

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Hiawatha Middle School girls basketball teams kicked off their season last week with games at Holton and home against Royal Valley.

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Tuesday evening capped what has been a unique season for the Hiawatha Middle School football team, as the team sprinted out to a big lead and cruised to a 58-8 victory to claim the Big 7 League title for the first time in 23 years.

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Catching up from Covid-delayed games in a short middle school football season can be a difficult ask, but the Hiawatha Middle School squad played two games this week after missing time early due to Covid concerns at opposing teams’ schools and came away with a win in each game.

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The turning of the Hiawatha maples was the perfect time for Hiawatha Parks & Recreation to turn over a few new leaves of their own.

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It’s time to take a bit of breath, just as the Kansas City Chiefs will this week on their bye, after the team knocked off the Carolina Panthers on Sunday by a score of 33-31 to move to 8-1. The Chiefs trail only the Pittsburgh Steelers for the top seed, a bye, and home field advantage throug…

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There was very little drama involved in Sunday afternoon’s contest between the Kansas City Chiefs and the New York Jets, and that seems to be exactly what both teams wanted in the 35-9 KC win. The Chiefs got in, got their big win, and got out with no major injuries. The Jets checked the box …

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Alberto “Kiko” Magana comes to Highland after serving as goalkeeper coach to both men’s and women’s soccer programs at William Jewell College (MO). Before his stop at William Jewell, Magana was Men’s Assistant Coach at McPherson College (KS).

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The Kansas Jayhawk Conference (KJCCC) recently announced fans will not be allowed to attend January indoor sporting contests. The KJCCC will meet at the end of January to re-evaluate their plans for the remainder of the Spring 2021 season.

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The Horton Chargers returned to action this week, and the girls team swept a pair of road games with Maur Hill-Mount Academy and Oskaloosa, while the boys picked up a pair of losses.

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Tuesday night’s match up between the home court Sabetha Bluejays and the visiting Hiawatha Red Hawks was a showdown of the Big 7’s final winless teams.

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The time is finally here. For anyone who found the regular season more than a little tedious, we have arrived at the great flipping of the switch. We hope. We really really hope.

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Friday night started off on a strong note for the Hiawatha Red Hawk basketball teams, as the girls jumped out to a big lead in the early going of their contest with the Perry Lecompton Kaws, and that positive feeling lasted until under one second to go in the boys game.

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The Kansas City Chiefs record for the 2020 season officially sits at 14-2 as the season drew to a close on Sunday, though anyone who watched the game would be fairly certain the record is 14-1 with the Chiefs-as-we-know-them abstaining from the 16th game. With the vast majority of the team’s…

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Sunday’s 17-14 win over the visiting Atlanta Falcons was definitely not the cleanest or most impressive game of the year for the Kansas City Chiefs, but it may have been the most important, as the team put the final touches on securing the AFC’s top overall seed, the only bye on their side o…

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The Hiawatha Red Hawks hosted the Riverside Cyclones for the final game of 2020 on Tuesday night, and the Lady Red Hawks came away with their second consecutive win, while the boys dropped their contest with the Cyclones.

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The Horton Charger basketball teams were in action this week, travelling to ACCHS last Friday, then coming home to take on Pleasant Ridge on Monday night. The boys pulled out a win over the Tigers, but both squads fell to the Rams.

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There was a lot of positive and a lot of negative to take away from Sunday’s Chiefs win over the New Orleans Saints. The team moved to 13-1 with just two games left in the season, and with a Steelers loss, that puts Kansas City well on their way to the first overall seed in the AFC and the c…

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After a couple losses on their home court, the Hiawatha Lady Red Hawks righted the ship on Friday night, knocking off the Holton Wildcats in the first road game of the year. The boys team had some positive moments, as well, but could not keep pace with the Cats as the game wound down, pickin…

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After struggling to get on the court this season, Monday night got things back to normal, as the Horton Chargers opened play against JCN.

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In a game where just about everything went wrong, the Kansas City Chiefs were able to walk away with a relatively easy win, and with a Pittsburgh loss, the day proved to be about as positive as it could be, with the Chiefs moving to 12-1 on the season and moving into sole possession of 1st p…

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Both the Hiawatha girls and boys teams held leads in the first half of Tuesday night’s games against Nemaha Central, but neither team could finish the job, as both Red Hawks squads fell to the visiting Thunder.

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Friday marked the opening of the Hiawatha Red Hawk basketball season, as the team took on the Jeff West Tigers with only three practices under their belts as they returned from remote learning, and the Tigers took advantage of the rusty Hawks, winning both varsity games.

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Between quarantines and remote learning, both Brown County school districts are behind the eight ball with the start of basketball season underway around the state, but both schools will jump into the fray this week as both Hiawatha and Horton have been cleared to play.

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The Kansas City Chiefs took a nice step forward this week, as the team pushed it’s record to 11-1 after a win over the Denver Broncos, while the Pittsburgh Steelers dropped a close game to the Washington Football team to drop them into a relative tie with Kansas City for top seed in the AFC.…

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After voting two weeks ago to disallow any attendees for the first portion of the 2020-21 Kansas high school basketball season, the Kansas State High School Athletics Association Board of Directors met on Tuesday afternoon to vote on a recommendation from their Appeals Board sent down after …

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The Doniphan West Mustang basketball season has begun. The girls varsity is 1-0 after week one, beating Axtell 69-20 at home on Thursday, Dec. 3. The junior varsity girls also claimed a 38-16 win in just one half of play.

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KSHSAA's Board of Appeals voted Thursday 7-1 in favor of sending the decision of no fans at winter activities through Jan. 28 back to the board of directors.

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Sunday’s 27-24 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers was telling in a few key areas for the Kansas City Chiefs, as the team moved to 10-1 on the season.

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There will be high school sports in the state of Kansas in December, according to a vote by the Kansas High School Activities Association Board of Directors Tuesday afternoon.

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The state football playoffs are nearing their culmination, and a trio of Big 7 schools were still in the hunt this week, as Perry Lecompton and Holton locked up for a shot at the big game, while Nemaha Central hosted Rossville in their own semifinal game.

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It was the Kansas City Chiefs’ first time visiting Las Vegas, but it was the freshly re-homed Raiders that were gambling on Sunday night, leaving more than a minute on the clock for Patrick Mahomes when they scored their final touchdown to take a three-point lead. Mahomes showed the Raiders …

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The turning of the Hiawatha maples was the perfect time for Hiawatha Parks & Recreation to turn over a few new leaves of their own.

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The Kansas high school football state title picture is starting to form clearly over past few weeks, and a few local teams are left on the state radar.

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The Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA) Executive Board unanimously approved a proposal Wednesday that would delay Winter Activity competitions to Jan. 15. The proposal will be voted on Tuesday in the special Board of Director Meeting.

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After 42 years of leading Benedictine College football, legendary coach Larry Wilcox announced Tuesday to his team and his coaching staff that he will be retiring at the end of the 2020 football season.

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The fall sports season has come to a close, and the Big 7 League has announced their All-League teams in football, volleyball and cross country, with several Hiawatha Red Hawk athletes earning recognition for their efforts this year.