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Hiawatha girls softball teams, photos courtesy of Deb’s Images. Watch the Hiawatha World for other team photos in upcoming issues from summer Little League teams.

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Optimism may be an understated descriptor for how Chiefs fans feel about the upcoming NFL season. After finishing the season just an offside penalty away from the Super Bowl, the Chiefs bring back Patrick Mahomes, last season’s first-year starter who broke records and won the MVP award going…

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The Hiawatha Community Hospital Foundation hosted the 18th Annual Benefit Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 22 at the Hiawatha Country Club. Twenty teams participated in this year’s golf tournament. The following teams and players won prizes:

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Hiawatha T-Ball teams, photos courtesy of Deb’s Images. Watch the Hiawatha World for other team photos in upcoming issues from summer Little League teams.

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Locals showed up in droves on Saturday afternoon to Muscotah’s Joe Tinker Day celebration, which the town hosts each year on Tinker’s birthday in July.

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The 2019 American Legion baseball season came to an end for the Hiawatha Braves on Tuesday evening, as the team attempted to work their way through the bottom half of the AA Zone tournament bracket in Sabetha.

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Sunday marked the opening of the 2019 AA Zone tournament in Sabetha, as Hiawatha’s Post 66 Braves begin their attempt to make a run at the State tournament.

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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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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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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.

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The Hiawatha Post 66 American Legion team hosted Seneca on Friday night, and suffered through a cold spell with their bats in the early game, followed by improved output in the second, but came away with a pair of losses for their effort.

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The Hiawatha Legion baseball team took to the road for the first time this season on Wednesday night, as they visited Doniphan County for a doubleheader. The Braves could not get their bats going as they dropped both sides of the double dip, falling to 2-4 on the season.

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The American Legion baseball season is underway, and the Hiawatha Post 66 Braves opened summer play with a sweep of the visiting Leavenworth squad, as they earned 13-2 and 5-3 wins at Noble Park last week.

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The Hiawatha Post 66 American Legion baseball team will be starting action soon. Coaches are needed for the Legion and the Junior Legion teams to begin practice immediately. Games will start the week after Memorial Day.

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The new Maple Lanes and their new management joins with the nationwide “Kids Bowl Free” summer bowling program, giving away thousands of dollars of bowling to local youth.

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You’ve listened to announcers providing play-by-play coverage of baseball and football games. But have you ever heard play-by-play coverage of someone darting around a grocery store…furiously grabbing as many food items as possible…in a set limited time period?

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It’s been said that wins and losses are of public matter, but effort can only be accounted inside oneself. In some avenues, and in some sports, that is most likely true, but basketball puts effort front and center in a way that no other sport does, in front of hundreds of eyes, every night o…