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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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The season is complete for the Hiawatha softball and baseball teams, which means it is time for All Big 7 teams to be announced, and the high school revealed on Monday that three members of the baseball team and two from the softball squad had been given All-League honors.

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A chance to compete at the State track meet was on the line as the Horton Chargers took part in their Class 2A Regional track meet at JCN on Friday afternoon. A handful of team members cashed in on that opportunity, with four individuals and one relay qualifying for the State competition.

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Silver Lake was the site of Friday afternoon’s Class 3A Regional, as the Hiawatha Red Hawk track team competed for the opportunity to represent the school at the State track meet. Five Red Hawks earned their way into the season’s final meet.

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Doniphan West freshman Elle Williams is headed to the state track meet in the 800-meter run. Williams qualified at the regional meet in Washington, Kan., with a time 2:31.60, which earned fourth place.

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Starting slow was not an option for the Lady Red Hawks on Monday night, as they visited top-seeded St. Mary’s in opener of their class 3A Regional, unfortunately the Hawks could not find the momentum they needed and could not recover despite keeping the game within striking distance, eventua…

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The Hiawatha baseball program has only been around for two years, and they have gone two-for-two in the first round of their stacked Regional, as they pulled off yet another upset on Tuesday night, sending Marysville home for the year by a score of 3-1.

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The Hiawatha golf course was the site of Friday’s Big 7 League golf meet, and two of Hiawatha’s competitors took their swings along with the rest of the field.

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The Horton track team took part in the Northeast Kansas League meet on Thursday afternoon, and returned with one league champion and strung together a solid team effort for the day.

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Postseason track has hit Hiawatha, and the Red Hawks hit back on Thursday afternoon, as they posted one of their strong performances of the year at Jeff West to earn a handful of Big 7 individual championships.

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The scramble to get in games in the final rain-soaked weeks of the baseball and softball regular seasons came to an end last week, as both teams moved their games to Sabetha, but managed to get their games in against Bluejays, while their Holton games were cancelled and not rescheduled.

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Last Thursday marked the final regular season meet of the year for the Hiawatha Red Hawk track team, as they visited Nemaha County for the Sabetha Invitational.

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The Red Hawk tennis team traveled to Lawrence on Friday afternoon, where Bishop Seabury hosted a Class 3-2-1A Regional to finish their 2019 season.

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The Horton track team visited Sabetha on Thursday to compete in the Sabetha Invitational, and came away with a handful of top finishes as the squad wrapped up the regular season.

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Hiawatha’s softball teams have played on the road in the last week, with a cancellation at home due to wet fields.

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The Red Hawk baseball team traveled to Jeff West last Thursday to take on the Bulldogs for a doubleheader in Big 7 play, and despite hanging tough in the first game, Hiawatha found themselves on the wrong end of both contests.

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Nemaha Central hosted a Big 7 Quad on Monday afternoon, but the visitors—the Red Hawks among them—were greeted with a bit of an ambush, as the Thunder finished in 8 of the 9 top places in the tournament, including the tournament winner. Hiawatha’s duo of Trevor Pederson and Caden Lillie perf…

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The Red Hawk tennis squad has completed the regular portion of their season with a trio of meets over the last two weeks in April, and are gearing up for this Friday’s Class 3-2-1A Regional at Lawrence.

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The Horton Chargers took part in Thursday’s St. Mary’s Invitational at Rolling Meadows Golf Course. The 18-hole competition was one of the few longer tournaments of the year for the Chargers.

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The new Hiawatha track was dedicated at last Thursday’s Hiawatha Invitational track meet, and the team put forth a strong effort on the school’s big day.

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The Horton track squad traveled to Hiawatha on Thursday afternoon to compete at the Hiawatha Invitational. The Chargers competed well and put forward a handful of top performances on the day.

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Thursday night marked a rare break in Big 7 League action for the Hiawatha Red Hawks, as well as a break from their regular schedule of doubleheaders, as the Falls City Tigers came to town for a one-game matchup.

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Falls City High School hosted their annual invitational track meet on Tuesday, and the Horton Charger track team took the opportunity to put together one of their best meets so far this season. The Chargers racked up a pile of top three finishes and a solid overall performance.

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The Red Hawk baseball squad was back in action on Tuesday afternoon, as the team traveled to Royal Valley for a Big 7 doubleheader against the Panthers. The evening was a tale of two games, as Hiawatha won by a wide margin in game one, then dropped the second contest in walk-off fashion.

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The Red Hawk track squad took on Big 7 opponents on Tuesday evening at Royal Valley’s Quad, which included the Panthers and Red Hawks, Sabetha and Holton.

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The track season has passed its halfway point, and the Horton Chargers pushed past that barrier last Thursday with a meet at Rossville. Several Chargers placed well at the meet, including a strong showing in the junior varsity competition.

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The Hiawatha track squad traveled to Rossville last Thursday afternoon to take part in the Rossville Invitational against some top notch competition from around Kansas and Missouri. The Hawks put on a good showing at the meet, bringing home a slew of medals to show for their efforts.

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With the HCC track facilities under construction, Doniphan West hosted a track meet at Riverside on Thursday, April 18. The Mustang girls placed first and the boys placed fourth.

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At the April Board of Education Meeting, USD 430 South Brown County approved hiring Shelly Smith as head volleyball coach and Tori Mace as assistant at the high school.

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Last week, the Doniphan West Mustang baseball hosted Oskaloosa on Monday, April 8, and then hosted Troy on Thursday, April 11.

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The Hiawatha Red Hawk baseball team entered last Friday’s doubleheader with Marysville playing .500 baseball, and after facing the Bulldogs and also hosting Riverside on Monday, the split record remains intact for Coach Curt Weldon’s squad. The softball team was off Friday night, but fell tw…

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The Mission Lake Country Club was the sight of Tuesday afternoon’s golf invitational, as the Horton Chargers hosted their annual home meet. Horton finished outside of the individual top ten, but saw two new golfers join the varsity roster.

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Caden Lillie had a strong week for himself, placing in meets on back-to-back days, including taking the meet title at Perry Lecompton for the Red Hawks. The squad traveled to Perry on Monday afternoon and down the road to Horton on Tuesday.

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The boys tennis season has been fast and furious since the beginning of the month, as the squad has hit the road for a handful of competitions and continues to improve as the season progresses.

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If smooth sailing described the first week of the season for Hiawatha’s teams on the baseball diamond, week two was a little more rough water, as both squads took on tougher teams and found themselves with their first losses of the season.

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The Red Hawk track team took the trip to Effingham on Tuesday to take part in the ACCHS Invitational, where Hiawatha put up solid scores, and the girls team earned their first meet win of the season.

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The Horton Charger track team took on their second meet of the season on Tuesday, traveling to ACCHS to compete in their invitational track meet.

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Hiawatha hosted the first golf meet of the season, welcoming eight other schools to the Hiawatha Invitational on Friday night. The Red Hawks came back after the weekend to take part in the Sabetha Invite on Monday evening, as well.

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Warm, sunny weather has greeted the beginning of the track season, and the Horton Chargers visited McLouth on Friday evening to take part in their first meet of the season. Several Chargers earned top finishes on the day, as the team put together a solid performance in their first outing.

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The Horton Chargers have kicked off their golf season with a pair of events, taking on Hiawatha’s tournament on Friday and the Sabetha Invite on Monday afternoon.

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Coach Kelsey Merchant Depth is the name of the game for Coach Kelsey Merchant and her Lady Red Hawk softball team in 2019. Despite a 5-16 season, Merchant says her team and grew by leaps and bounds in 2018, playing competitive ball with some of the top teams in the league.