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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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The Washington NFL franchise announced July 13 it is retiring its team name and logo, a fight Native activists have been leading for decades.

By Aliyah Chavez and Kolby KickingWoman, Indian Country Today July 21, 2020
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Basketball is woven into the fabric of Native American life.

By Jon Marshall, Associated Press June 2, 2020
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The cancellation of the 2020 Native American Basketball Invitational means more to the Native American community than simply taking a summer off from playing ball. Its loss could have a major impact on the lives of many young native people.

By Alex Weiner, Cronkite News April 28, 2020
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There used to be many ways of life that we took for granted before the corona virus hit our state, nation and world.

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The life of a college athlete can be stressful. Balancing academic and sports or taking the game-winning shot against a Top 10 team involves pressure.

By Alex Weiner, Cronkite News April 28, 2020
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The Winslow Lady Bulldogs lost to the Henderson, Nevada Coronado Lady Cougars 8-7 March 6 in the Tournament of Champions at Bullhead City.

March 17, 2020