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Sharp start for Ahfachkee volleyball

BIG CYPRESS — If the opening match serves as an indication of the path the Ahfachkee School girls volleyball team will follow this season, then the Warriors should do just fine. Plenty of optimism emerged from the team’s season debut Aug. 23 in Big Cypress, a hard-fought 3-0 loss to Donahue

Hollywood kids wrap up impressive summer soccer season

HALLANDALE BEACH — Seminoles’ Sam Josh, Christian Shaffer and Antonio Tosca each played key roles for the Davie Sonic Blast U-12 soccer team that recently wrapped up an outstanding summer season. Coached by Kenny Bayon – a Seminole Recreation employee who grew up next door to the Hollywood Reservation – the

Lady Seminoles Legends win NASA

The Lady Seminoles Legends battled their way out of the losers bracket and roared back to win the NASA Women’s Legends softball championship Aug. 11 in Choctaw, Mississippi. The team won its opening game and lost the next one, but then reeled off five straight wins to claim the title and

Princesses crowned at 61st pageant

HOLLYWOOD — The Seminole Tribe of Florida ushered in new royalty at the 61st annual Miss Florida Seminole Princess Pageant. In front of hundreds of spectators at Tribal headquarters auditorium, Cheyenne Kippenberger, 22, was crowned the 2018 Miss Florida Seminole Princess on July 14 while Allegra Billie, 17, won the Jr.

Baseball, softball fill the fields at NAYO

COOPER CITY — No matter the sport or the tournament, trying to win championships coming out of the losers’ bracket is not easy. That’s what three Seminole teams learned the hard way at the Native American Youth Organization baseball and softball tournament. The Seminole 8U, 15U and 17U softball teams advanced

Makari Tommie ready to tackle college football in Minnesota

Makari Tommie’s football career is about to move up another level … and get a lot colder. Tommie, from Hollywood, will shift from the warmth of South Florida to the chilly air of the Midwest as he enters Minnesota West Community & Technical College this fall. The school is located about

Seminoles’ Savage Storm win NABI championship

When Matt Foreman glanced at the players on his bench during a nail-biting semifinal at the Native American Basketball Invitational, he had a hunch about one of them just by the way the player was sitting. Foreman, coach of the Savage Storm, saw an eagerness to get into the game attached

FIU program provides ‘upward’ boost for Seminole students

MIAMI — Jada Holdiness and Deven Osceola know what they want to do for careers. Holdiness has her sights set on hospitality management and perhaps working for Hard Rock; Osceola wants to follow his passion for music into audio engineering and producing. Both are high school seniors, but they are proving

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