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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…

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Falls City, NEB. – Champion Central Athletics, a local cheerleading training facility, announced that two of their teams have been selected to compete at one of the nation’s most prestigious cheerleading competitions for small gyms, The D2 Summit, produced by Varsity All Star.

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Well that was…something. As a Chiefs fan, the disappointment of Sunday night’s AFC Championship loss will stick with me for a while. But then, falling a half a forehead short of the Super Bowl will have that effect. At least we’re not Saints fans, right? Either way, it’s time to shift focus …

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Sunday evening is setting up to be the stuff NFL legends are made of. The all-time dynasty’s last stand against the new wave. The aging great versus the prodigy. The outcome will either be a grudging passing of the torch or a reality check for the Kansas Chiefs franchise and the entire leagu…

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The narrative we’ve all heard again and again this week revolves around the lack of success the Kansas City Chiefs have had in the playoffs in general and on their home field, specifically.

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In what has been a record-breaking and thrilling season for the Kansas City Chiefs, their current end-of-season collapse has raised a slew of questions for the team as the playoffs approach. Their remarkable season has them in a position that leaves both possible outcomes of Sunday’s regular…

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Grier’s Most Impressive Plays of the Week

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Stop and watch. You don’t want to miss this — I promise. The remarkable season we are experiencing out of the Kansas City Chiefs is something that will never be seen again. A first year starting quarterback is torching records at the helm of what will go down as one of the greatest offensive…

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Grier’s Most Impressive Play of the Week

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The newly-named “Paul Rockey Field” at Noble Park has gone through a serious facelift in the past few years, and that work continued last weekend, as a group of players, coaches and community members gathered at the field to volunteer their time to sod the park’s infield.

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The cast and crew of ‘David and Lisa’ have been working very hard to bring this tremendous play to the HAATS (Hiawatha Area Arts and Theatre Society) stage on Nov. 16, 17 and 18. Showtimes are at 7 p.m. on Friday the 16th and Saturday the 17th and 2 p.m. on Sunday the 18th (Corrected date) a…

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A lot of basketballs were bouncing at the Netawaka Family & Fitness Center on Nov. 3 as youngsters from towns across Northeast Kansas took part in a free pre-season Kickoff Skills Clinic.