Education/Sports

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Winslow High School student Kylie Begay has committed to play basketball at Chandler Gilbert Community College.

April 26, 2022
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Bonnie Brennan's YANA Club joined Winslow High School's Coach Guzman and several high school football players during recess April 11.

April 26, 2022
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The red-hot Rehoboth Christian School torched Menaul High School of Albuquerque in a varsity baseball doubleheader April 15 — beatings so bad that the opposing coach commented, “…they were just better than us.”

By Bernie Dotson, Navajo-Hopi Observer April 19, 2022
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Opening day for the Tuba City Jr. High School Braves baseball and Lady Braves softball teams went off without a hitch.

April 12, 2022
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Saint Michaels blanked 1A North competitor Fredonia in a softball doubleheader April 9 in games played at the Gallup Sports Complex.

By Bernie Dotson, Navajo-Hopi Observer April 12, 2022
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The Chinle Wildcats returned to Fighting Scouts Field April 1 for the first time in more than a year and wasted no time at bat, in the infield or on the mound.

By Bernie Dotson, Navajo-Hopi Observer April 5, 2022
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Autumn Shirley, Nayauna Zah and Santana Dalgai each scored runs for Saint Michaels in the second inning, leading the Lady Cardinals to a 12-4 win over 1A North competitor Red Mesa in a softball game played March 22 at the Gallup Sports Complex.

By Bernie Dotson, Navajo-Hopi Observer March 29, 2022
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Tuba City Lady Warriors participate in the 2022 EPIC Softball Tournament in Phoenix, Arizona after two-years of non-play because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 29, 2022
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Winslow Bulldogs High School varsity baseball beat the Monument Valley Mustangs 21-0 in Winslow March 26.

March 29, 2022
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After not playing softball or baseball for two years because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Tuba City High School celebrated the spring season March 8 with a cookout for fans at the opening day against Hopi High School.

By Gilbert Honanie, Navajo-Hopi Observer March 22, 2022
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Northland Pioneer College (NPC) is seeking candidates to represent Districts 2 and 5 on the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board.

March 15, 2022
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Navajo Nation First Lady Phefelia Nez was on hand to encourage competitors in the Monument Valley Ultra 50-Miler, 50K and Trail Half Marathon event hosted by NavajoYes at the Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park March 5.

By Katherine Locke March 15, 2022
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The Navajo Technical University Rodeo Team travelled to Tucson, Arizona, March 5 to compete at the University of Arizona for their rodeo season opener.

March 15, 2022
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On March 3, the Rock Point Cougars celebrated their recent victory in the 1A Arizona State High School Girls Basketball Championship.

March 8, 2022
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A surge in COVID-19 and the Omicron variant threw Hopi High School’s academics and athletics into havoc and forced online learning during much of the third quarter of this school year.

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The Chinle Lady Wildcats played hard against the Alchesay Falcons Feb. 26 during the AIA 3A state Championship game.

March 1, 2022
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The team beat Fort Thomas 64-43 in the title game.

February 22, 2022
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Tuba City wrestlers Rias and Hunter Merino took first and second place respectively at the 1A Sectionals Feb. 17 and now advance to the state meet.

February 22, 2022
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Although the team ultimately fell to Bourgade Catholic in the 3A State second round, the Lady Scouts proved they were a team to be reckoned with after a convincing 66-11 first round victory over Camp Verde.

By By Bernie Dotson, Navajo-Hopi Observer February 22, 2022
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Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and First Lady Phefelia Nez were on hand to congratulate the team.

February 22, 2022
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Window Rock ballers fall to Gallup, Grants in New Year tournament games
Gallup Bengals defeat Window Rock, 75-60, at boys basketball invitational; fall to Socorro

When the Gallup High boys basketball team scores more than 60 points in a game, the Bengals usually win.

By Bernie Dotson, Navajo-Hopi Observer January 18, 2022
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Roughly 300 miles north of Phoenix, tucked behind the majestic Canyon De Chelly, sits Chinle in the heart of the Navajo Nation. A lone central two-lane highway leads in and out of the town.

By Gabrielle Ducharme, Cronkite News January 11, 2022
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Winslow Coach Art Griffith was named the 2021-2022 Baseball Coach of the Year presented by the NFHS.

December 28, 2021
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The Window Rock Lady Scouts beat the Valley Sanders Lady Pirates 52-44 Dec. 13 in a non-conference basketball game.

By Bernie Dotson, Navajo-Hopi Observer December 28, 2021
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The Window Rock Scouts survived a tough Rehoboth Christian School team Dec. 11, getting past the Lynx 42-41 in a non-conference boys basketball game.

By Bernie Dotson, Navajo-Hopi Observer December 21, 2021