Navajo-Hopi Nations,Flagstaff & Winslow News
Wed, Aug. 04

Education/Sports

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Navajo Technical University was one of four tribal colleges and universities awarded a grant by the American Indian College Fund.

July 27, 2021
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The tournament returns this year after being canceled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

July 20, 2021
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Hopi High Coach Rick Baker was inducted into the National High School Hall of Fame for outstanding leadership and coaching skills that led to a national record of 27 consecutive state cross country championships for Hopi High School athletes from 1990 to 2017.

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The NABI Foundation (Native American Basketball Invitational) is pleased to announce the launching of NABI Network, a platform to highlight Native American student athletes.

July 6, 2021
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Jordan Louis, of Crystal, New Mexico, basketball player for Navajo Pine High School, signed a letter of intent to play for Paul Smith’s College in New York June 12 at Navajo Pine High School supported by her father and mother, Shane and Monique Louis, as well as members of her family.

June 22, 2021
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The Winslow Bulldogs finished out their season with a loss to the Yuma Catholic Shamrocks in the playoffs.

May 11, 2021
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According to the Hopi Jr. High, the conference is looking at switching the fall and spring seasons or moving to a four-quarter based format.

April 21, 2021
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The Winslow High School Varsity Softball team beat the Blue Ridge Yellowjackets 12-4, April 7 at home.

April 13, 2021
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Winslow High School competes against Blue Ridge.

April 13, 2021
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Winslow High School Bulldogs varsity baseball team beat the Snowflake Lobos April 2, 5-4.

April 6, 2021
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Hopi High cancels spring sport season
Hopi Jr/Sr High remains in remote learning mode

While much of the state begins to ease restrictions implemented because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Hopi Jr/Sr High School has decided to cancel its spring sports season.

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Tuba City High School recently announced that Aliyah Blackhat, Chenille Nodman and Talisha Attakai have signed national letters of intent.

March 30, 2021
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Winslow's Lady Bulldogs defeated the Lady Roadrunners in Holbrook, Arizona with a final score of 58-53.

March 16, 2021
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The Winslow Bulldogs boys varsity basketball team won their final game of the season against the Florence Gophers, 51-49.

March 16, 2021
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High school athletes will not be required to wear masks during spring sports competition and neither will winter sports athletes during playoffs, the Arizona Interscholastic Association Executive Board voted March 2.

By By Kaylee Connors, Cronkite News March 4, 2021
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Flagstaff Eagles offensive lineman Brandon Shirley is taking the next step in his football career after signing with the Gila River Hawks.

By Loretta McKenney February 16, 2021
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St. Michaels Cardinals take on Williams
Lady Cardinals fall to Vikings in a triple overtime thriller, 62-60; boys lose 58-51

The St. Michaels Cardinals travel to Williams to face the Vikings.

February 2, 2021
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The sight can be jarring: As a runner’s graceful stride brings her closer, her face comes into focus. A rich, red handprint covers her mouth.

By Averi Roberts, Cronkite News January 19, 2021
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After much backlash from the public and feedback from schools, the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) reversed its decision to cancel winter high school sports. The season has been reinstated with modifications.

By Wendy Howell January 13, 2021
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Hopi High cancels winter sports seasons
Arizona AIA cancels high school athletics because of hospital capacity

Hopi Jr/Sr High School Athletic Director Ricky Greer said canceling winter sports is particularly tough on student athletes because sports is a part of their daily routine.

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Hopi Jr./Sr. High School announced Jan. 4 that it is cancelling its 2020-2021 winter athletic season out of an abundance of caution and based on the current surge of COVID-19 cases within the state and on the Hopi and Navajo Nations.

January 4, 2021
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The AIA announced Nov. 19 winter sports can resume Jan. 5, with the last allowed day of competition Feb. 19.

By By Cole Cusumano, Cronkite News December 1, 2020
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After a one-year absence because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Native American Basketball Invitational will return in July, showcasing indigenous basketball players from across the U.S., Canada and New Zealand at venues around the Valley.

By Avery Roberts, Cronkite News November 17, 2020
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The Hopi Jr./Sr. High School Facebook page confirmed the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) Executive Board approved a proposal from the 17 Northeastern Arizona Schools for the schools to compete against one another in all sports throughout the spring semester.

By Katherine Locke October 6, 2020
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Native youth golfers qualify for Jr. National Championship at NB3 golf tournament
Three Navajo youth qualify for inaugural golf tournament held by Notah Begay III Foundation

Over 30 Native youth golfers ages 8-18 competed in the NB3 Foundation Inaugural All-Native National Youth Golf Tournament Aug. 3-4 at the Santa Ana Golf Club, Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico.

August 11, 2020

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