Hiawatha Homecoming festivities kicked off this past week with a variety of activities.
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For one half of football, it appeared as if the Hiawatha Red Hawks would topple years of frustration against perennial powerhouse Nemaha Central.
New Hiawatha tennis coach Trace Woods says his team is off to a strong start to the 2019 season. Two varsity meets are in the books, as well as a junior varsity tournament, and Woods has seen stead y improvement in both groups throughout the early going this year.
The Hiawatha Lady Red Hawk volleyball team hosted a triangular on Tuesday evening, welcoming Royal Valley and Jeff West. The varsity Hawks came away with a pair of wins and a pair of losses on the night, while the junior varsity squad swept their competition and the freshmen earned a split.
Eighty-nine yards of green stretched in front of the Hiawatha Red Hawks on Friday night. With less than three minutes on the clock and a one-point Riverside lead separating the Hawks from a season-opening win, the Hiawatha squad seemed to have the moment in hand after a thirty yard catch and…
Friday night was a busy one in Highland as the College hosted six Northeast Kansas high school football teams and patrons from their communities for a Jamboree scrimmage event to help get the high school football season underway.
The Horton Chargers opened up their season with team introductions Friday night, while the football team took advantage of a new KSHSAA rule allowing “jamborees” before fall games begin.
Fall sports seasons are set to kick off this week, and Hiawatha High School teams put on a show last week to ready themselves and their fans for the new year.
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 …
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…
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
The hospital sales tax vote is now less than a month away, and in anticipation of the tax passing, the Hiawatha Public Building Commission met on Friday afternoon.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.