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The St. Michael Lady Cardinals advanced to the 1A State semifinals after defeating Boboquivari, 51-14, in the first round and Lincoln Prep, 52-30, in the quarterfinals.

February 20, 2024
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CROWNPOINT, NM — Navajo Technical University’s Rodeo Team welcomed renowned actor Forrie J. Smith from the TV series “Yellowstone” to share insights on rodeo riding Feb. 2.

February 20, 2024
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PHOENIX — The Hopi High School boys basketball team dropped a 70-40 loss to Rancho Solano Prep in the first round of the 2024 AIA boys basketball state championship last Feb. 16.

By Marilyn Sheldon, Navajo-Hopi Observer February 20, 2024
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Native American Basketball Invitational partners with Grand Canyon University
CU Campus to become new home to NABI, the largest all-Native American Basketball Tournament

PHOENIX — After 20 years of utilizing multiple indoor basketball courts across the city of Phoenix, the Native American Basketball Invitational (NABI) has partnered with Grand Canyon University (GCU) to utilize GCU’s 13 courts to meet NABI’s growth.

February 20, 2024
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Diné College hosted the Oh Shí Heart Arts & Crafts Market at its Shiprock campus Feb. 10.

February 13, 2024
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Holbrook, Chinle, Monument Valley, Page, Winslow and Hopi boys basketball teams advance to the state tournament this week.

February 13, 2024
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ROCK POINT, Ariz. — Rock Point boys and girls basketball teams finished this season after falling in the first rounds at the 1A State tournament.

By Marilyn Sheldon, Navajo-Hopi Observer February 13, 2024
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Rock Point Lady Cougars captured the 1A North Region title for the sixth time at the 1A North Super Regionals tournament in Flagstaff Feb. 2-3.

February 6, 2024
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Holbrook High School choir members traveled to Eastern Arizona College for a performance Jan. 24.

February 6, 2024
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HOLBROOK, Ariz. — Northland Pioneer College Friends and Family has announced two new memorial scholarships for the spring 2024 semester. Applications are being accepted for both scholarships until Feb. 22 at noon.

February 6, 2024
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HOLBROOK, Ariz. — Northland Pioneer College’s District Governing Board has a new member. Rosabel “Rosie” Sekayumptewa will now represent the Navajo County Community College Board for District 2 of the college’s coverage area, which encompasses portions of the Navajo and Hopi reservations north of the Interstate 40 corridor including Dilkon, Indian Wells, Greasewood and Keams Canyon.

January 30, 2024
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The Flagstaff Unified School District Governing Board approved a construction contract with CORE Construction in the amount of $3,075,447 for the new miniauditorium and renovation project at Coconino High School during its Dec. 12 regular meeting.

January 23, 2024
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TUBA CITY, Ariz. — In the heart of the 3A North alignment, the Tuba City Warriors, under the guidance of Head Coach Kim Williams, have been navigating a competitive landscape this season. The team is now 2-5 in the 3A North Region and 4-6 in the 3A Conference.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer January 23, 2024
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Monument Valley wrestlers particpated in the Sand Devil Wrestling Classic Jan.20.

January 23, 2024
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Hopi High School boys remain undefeated in 2A North; 14-1 in 1A Conference
Bruins made it four-in-a-row with over St. Johns Jan. 20

POLACCA, Ariz. — It’s been a superb season for Rick Baker’s Hopi High School boys basketball team. The Bruins are undefeated, with a 9-0 record in the 2A North Region. Overall, they’ve compiled a 14-1 record and are play-off bound.

By Marilyn Sheldon, Navajo-Hopi Observer January 22, 2024

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