Education/Sports

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On Dec. 9, Klay Tohsonii, 6, of Hatch, Utah won the 2021 Six and Under Stetson Country Christmas World Dummy Roping Champion and the 2021 Six and Under Rope Smart World Champion.

December 21, 2021
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Hopi High School sports has returned this year after athletics were canceled last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Tuba City Elementary Schools 5th grader, Layla Curtis is the 2021 girls 4th-6th grade champion in the 2021 Arizona Youth Cross Country Championships.

December 7, 2021
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The Hopi High Lady Bruins jumped into the 2021-2022 season with a third place win in the Route 66 Holiday Classic Basketball Tournament in Williams, Arizona, Dec. 2-4.

December 7, 2021
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Three Native American football players from northern Arizona participated in the 2021 Indigenous Bowl Dec. 5.

By Wendy Howell December 7, 2021
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The Miyamura Patriots threw everything they had at Window Rock in a Nov. 27 boys basketball intra-state game that went down to the wire on a 52-51 Miyamura loss.

By Bernie Dotson, Navajo-Hopi Observer December 7, 2021
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Xander Mitchell and Tryrin Mann have been selected to play in the 2021 Indigenous Bowl hosted by the Minnesota Vikings in Menneapolis, Minnesota Dec. 5.

November 23, 2021
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Winslow Jr. High seventh grade volleyball played Payson Nov. 13.

November 16, 2021
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Winslow Cross Country runners Leon Barton (left)) and Payton Nicholas (right) qualify for state meet held Nov. 13.

November 9, 2021
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Wrestling teams hit the mat for its first week of practice.

November 9, 2021
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Ganado High School won both the boys and girls cross country races at the 2A North Regional meet Oct. 27 at Hopi High School.

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The Window Rock Fighting Scouts came away with a 28-22 win over Tuba City in an overtime conference game that saw numerous momentum swings right down to the end.

By Bernie Dotson, Navajo-Hopi Observer October 26, 2021
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Senior Night was celebrated Oct. 15 during the varsity football game where the Mogollon Mustangs played the Joseph City Wildcats.

October 19, 2021
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Dave Conatser Cross Country meet.

October 19, 2021
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Monument Valley netters take doubleheader with Window Rock Oct. 9
Lady Mustang's tough defense helps defeat Window Rock

Monument Valley’s strong defense, coupled with some heady athletic frontline play on offense, enabled the Lady Mustangs to sweep the Window Rock Fighting Scouts in a doubleheader volleyball match Oct. 9.

By Bernie Dotson, Navajo-Hopi Observer October 19, 2021
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With the changing season and cooler temperatures, Second Mesa Day School (SMDS) announced Sept. 27 that students in kindergarten through third grade could now return to their normal release time.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer October 12, 2021
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Tuba City families and residents came out to support Tuba City High School students during the 2021 Homecoming Parade.

October 5, 2021
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Shaelyn Honahni, of Tuba City, runs to relieve stress.

September 28, 2021
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Second Mesa Day School continues to monitor temperatures in classrooms after the school’s HVAC system was not working properly at the beginning of the school year.

By Loretta McKenney September 21, 2021
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The Tuba City Junior High Cross Country Team played at the Window Rock Invitational.

September 14, 2021
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Winslow High Jr. Varsity takes on Monument Valley
Mustangs fall to Bulldogs 48-14 in Winslow Aug. 28

Winslow High School Junior Varsity Football team played Monument Valley Aug. 28 at home.

September 7, 2021
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Winslow Lady Bulldogs varsity volleyball plays against the Window Rock Fighting Scouts at home Aug. 31.

September 7, 2021
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The youngest division in the Winslow youth football program, the Mighty Mites, played against St. Johns Aug. 14 in Winslow.

September 7, 2021
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Tuba City cross country teams compete at Keams Canyon Invitational
Tuba City place seventh at Hopi Invitational

Tuba City High School cross country teams compete at Keams Canyon Aug. 31.

September 7, 2021
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Hopi Jr/Sr High School Athletic Director Ricky Greer said student athletes, parents, coaches and community members were ecstatic about the return of sports following the 2020 pandemic.