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The Sabetha Bravos played a pair of games on separate nights against Junction City this week, then traveled to Baldwin City on Monday night for a doubleheader, picking up wins in their final three games.

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The Hiawatha Post 66 Legion team pulled together a pair of wins over Doniphan County on Wednesday night against the visiting Doniphan County squad, after falling in a pair of doubleheaders over the past week.

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The Hiawatha Post 66 Braves hosted the Falls City Blue Storm on Tuesday night, picking up their first W of the year. Over the past week, the Braves hosted Sabetha and visited Silver Lake to kick off the season.

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With the first week of the season in the books, the Post 66 Junior Legion Braves are above .500 and looking to continue that trend as they face the rest of their Northeast Kansas League schedule.

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Just under two months away from Major League Baseball’s July 30th trade deadline, the Kansas City Royals are sitting at 27-26, 5 games back and in 3rd place in the AL Central and 3 games back in the Wild Card race. As we have seen so far this season, a lot can happen in two months, but enoug…

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NFL schedules were released on Wednesday, and for the Kansas City Chiefs, the upcoming slate is going to be a doozy. Not only is the 2020 record for the teams on KC’s schedule over .500, but AFC West sure seems to be getting better around the Chiefs every year.

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The Bravos are set to kick off action soon with games split between Hiawatha and Sabetha this year.

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There were not any splashy picks for the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2021 draft last week, and much of the drama was taken out of the affair the week before, as the team swapped its first round pick for Orlando Brown, Jr. But with all of the picks now in, the general consensus is that the Chie…

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As warmer weather approaches the Hiawatha Parks and Recreation Department is releasing information for some summer activities, notably the Hiawatha Aquatic Park.

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A Kansas angler’s prized catch may actually be worth a prize this spring and summer. The first-ever Great Kansas Fishing Derby will run May 1 to July 31, 2021, with at least 500 specially tagged fish located in up to 37 public waterbodies in Kansas. The Great Kansas Fishing Derby is sponsore…

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The NCAA tournament comes with more fanfare than just about any other sporting event in America, second only to, perhaps, the Super Bowl. The opening weekend of this year’s affair was packed full of upsets—in fact, only one section of the bracket still has both their 1 and 2 seed still stand…

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A day at the ball fields could look a lot more familiar this summer, as Covid-19 protocols seem to be on their way out, and Parks and Recreation Director Stacy Jasper shared her confidence with the city commission Monday night that the department can host a full and safe slate of activities.

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The spring is a special time for sports in America. Amateur basketball is winding down, as the biggest games of the year take center stage, while playoff races in pro hockey and basketball are just starting to take form.

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What a weird, wild game that was. The Chiefs looked pretty good in the first half of Sunday’s Divisional Round playoff game against the Cleveland Browns, but had to hold on for dear life in second half, as Patrick Mahomes was forced from the game with 8 minutes left in the third quarter. The…

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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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Sunday’s outing against the Las Vegas Raiders was a forgettable one for the Kansas City Chiefs, as the visiting AFC West foe handed KC their first loss of the season with the 40-32 decision. While some injuries and concerning schematic issues reared their heads in the game, the big picture i…

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As soon as the news broke of Cam Newton’s positive COVID test on Saturday, it was clear that if there was going to be a game at all, it was going to look much different than planned. The landscape then began to shift, and it looked like there might be no game, then it looked like it would be…

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It’s hard to say that Monday night’s 34-20 blistering of the Baltimore Ravens was what we were looking for. The truth of the matter is, the Chiefs performance exceeded all expectations and obliterated the conversation of any AFC foe being up to par with the defending Super Bowl champions.

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It was a wild season for the Sabetha Bravos, as the team overcame a rough to start to come just one game away from the MPL championship. This week the league announced its All-League Team, and the Bravos were well represented by both players and coaches.

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The Hiawatha Parks and Recreation is planning flag football camps this fall for girls and boys in groups from 1st-4th grade.

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You will likely know the result of the Kansas City Chiefs’ seasoning opening game against the Houston Texans on Thursday night. With that in mind, I’m going to give a few of my thoughts on the season, as a whole, and what to look for as the team kicks off their attempt at a repeat world title.

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So Wednesday was…a day…right? I mean, you’ve got hurricanes, politics, sports, and then almost no sports.

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We are less than three weeks away from the Kansas Chiefs’ season-opening contest with the Houston Texans, and as training camp marches on, media, players and coaches have been sharing their opinions on how the team is progressing heading into the first game. Here are a few things to follow o…

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What a weird week. Watching sports without fans, hearing the back and forth wavering that preludes the fall of the college football season, and a Royals revival that has been a joy to experience, the past week has been a solid reminder of why we love sports and how much we miss them when the…

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Maybe it was the rain, maybe it was a red-hot Midwest A’s team, but a short-handed Sabetha Bravos team, who had been on a barn-burning stretch of dominance in recent weeks, saw their momentum come to an abrupt end over the weekend in the MidPlains League Championship, known as the Cowdin Cup.

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The Sabetha Bravos took another step on their outstanding late-season run last weekend, as the team took place in a local playoff semifinal with heated rivals, the Topeka Golden Giants, and came away with a pair of convincing wins to propel them into this week’s championship series.

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The Sabetha Bravos had a heavy week of action and the squad put on a show, securing two wins against the Midwest A’s and another pair of wins against the Baldwin Blues to earn their eighth straight win and push their season mark to 12-7.

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The Hiawatha senior baseball squad visited Corning on Sunday, and despite nearly completing a comeback in the first game, the Braves were dealt 7-5 and 12-2 losses.

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The younger of Hiawatha’s baseball teams took a trip to Saint Joseph on Tuesday evening to play a doubleheader and came away with a win and a loss against the home squad.

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If you love college football or watching your nephew run cross country or are a fan of fall sports in general, now would be a good time to prepare yourself for a tough season. To preface this, I want to say that this is only my opinion, and I am not saying it’s right or wrong — but I believe…