Meigs County, TNMonroe County Advocate

Sequoyah's Raper reaches season milestone in final outing

Wearing a Sequoyah Chief jersey for the final time, Sam Raper reached an accomplishment that only a select few are able to get to. The ace senior only needed three pitches when Meigs County’s Payton Armour stepped into the box on May 10 in the District 5-AA Tournament. Strike 1,...
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Sequoyah named Most Positive School

Positive Athlete Georgia named Sequoyah High School as the 2020-2021 Most Positive School for the northwest Atlanta region. The organization honors students from around the state that have positive attitudes, have overcome adversity or have made contributions to their community in a positive manner. Students are nominated by teachers, coaches, parents, fans and relatives.
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'I was shocked': Sequoyah swimmer achieves Olympic trials qualifying time at Cumming meet

Grant Davis, a senior at Sequoyah High School, achieved an Olympic trials qualifying time at last weekend’s Spring Invitational in Cumming. Davis, representing the Woodstock-based Chattahoochee Gold swim club, won the 800-meter freestyle with a time 8 minutes, 8.22 seconds, qualifying himself to compete in the event at the Olympic trials next month in Omaha, Nebraska.

Sequoyah names Ziese, Martinez valedictorian, salutatorian

TAHLEQUAH – Sequoyah High School has named Ryly Ziese as the 2021 valedictorian and Liliana Martinez as salutatorian. Sequoyah’s commencement ceremony for the class of 2021 seniors will take place at Gable Field at Northeastern State University at 6:30 p.m. today using social-distancing recommendations and guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Sweetwater, TNMonroe County Advocate

Robbins walk off lists Sweetwater to championship; past Sequoyah

SWEETWATER — “With her career, she is a clutch kid,” Sweetwater Coach Sarah Davies said about her senior Mari Robbins. The middle infielder and leadoff batter for the Lady Cats had the chance to show that clutch ability in the bottom of the eighth Monday night. With the winning runner put on by softball’s international tiebreaker and moved to third off an Ella Fox sacrifice bunt, all Robbins had to do was make solid contact.
Sweetwater, TNMonroe County Advocate

Borden, Underwood power Sequoyah past Sweetwater in District 5-AA

SWEETWATER — Down a run, and in a bit of a self-described slump, Abbey Borden saw what she needed in the top of the sixth. A pitch hanging over the plate. When the senior made contact she knew she was out of the rut. Borden’s home run tied Sequoyah and Sweetwater’s District 5-AA Tournament game and, in turn, sparked the rally that led the Lady Chiefs to a 4-2 win on May 7.
Benton, TNMonroe County Advocate

Raper's one-hitter powers Sequoyah to first round win

BENTON — Nearing 100 strikeouts on the season, Sam Raper has been the force for Sequoyah baseball on the mound. With seven more to his name, and 96 on the year, Raper’s dominant presence churned out a one-hitter in Sequoyah’s 6-1 win over Polk County in the first round of the District 5-AA tournament on May 6.

OBU Teacher Education Students Host STEM Day of Learning April 26 at Sequoyah

SHAWNEE—Students in the Division of Teacher Education at Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) presented a special hands-on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) learning opportunity April 26 for more than 50 fourth grade students at Sequoyah Elementary School in Shawnee. A class of OBU teacher candidates developed the special event through their science methods course taught by Jeanne Akin, Mary A. White Professor of Education.
Mcminn County,

Lady Cherokees overcome Sequoyah

MADISONVILLE — Reagan Wade hit a two-out, two-RBI double in the top of the seventh inning, and the McMinn County softball team held on for a 4-3 win Friday at Sequoyah High School. Wade’s double broke a 2-2 tie. Sequoyah, the third-place team in District 5-AA, scored a run in...
Tellico Plains, TNMonroe County Advocate

Bears tie school record with walkoff win over Sequoyah

TELLICO PLAINS — When Gaige Fairbanks made contact on a 1-1 count, he personified what was needed to write history for Tellico Plains baseball. Fairbanks’ play was ruled an error as it rolled to second baseman Preston Abdulla, but the play brought home Cade Scoggins in the bottom of the seventh — lifting Tellico Plains past Sequoyah 3-2 and tying the record for wins in a season for Bears’ baseball.
BaseballMonroe County Advocate

Brewer, Bradley throw two perfect games for Sequoyah in one week

What Kadence Brewer and Tristan Bradley did on the mound recently for Sequoyah could only be described one way — perfect. The two pitchers threw a pair of perfect games for Lady Chiefs softball against Polk County in the span of one week. Brewer struck out 12 batters in five innings on April 12 and Bradley finished with seven strikeouts through four innings in a pair of 12-0 District 5-AA wins for Sequoyah.
Tahlequah, OKEnid News and Eagle

Exhibit honors Sequoyah, man who created unique Cherokee communication

TAHLEQUAH, Oklahoma – The story of Cherokee people wouldn’t be the same without Sequoyah, best known for his creation of his tribe's syllabary. His work and accomplishments are still celebrated today, and he's the focus of a new exhibit in the Cherokee National History Museum in Tahlequah, the capital of the tribe.
Mcminn County,

Lady Cherokees cut down Sequoyah

McMinn County took advantage of numerous Sequoyah mistakes as the Lady Cherokees came away with a 10-0 victory in five innings on Friday. It was a scoreless, highly competitive softball game until the fourth when the Lady Chiefs committed five errors and McMinn scored all of its 10 runs. While...
Maryville, TNDaily Times

Fifth inning buries Maryville softball in loss to Sequoyah

The Maryville softball team fell apart in the fifth inning during a 13-3 run-rule loss to Sequoyah on Wednesday at Sequoyah, surrendering 10 runs on four hits, three walks, three batters hit by pitches and an error. A two-run home run by Abbey Borden, who had five RBIs, started the...

Bruins Comeback to Beat Sequoyah

Bartlesville High baseball played a whale of a game on Friday evening, as the Bruins came from behind to top Sequoyah 11-10 at Rigdon Field. BHS tinkered with different pitchers after playing its fourth game in five days. Five different pitchers entered the game, with no one throwing more than 3.1 innings.
Madisonville, TNMonroe County Advocate

Sequoyah senior night press punishes Purple Pounders

MADISONVILLE — It only took one minute for Sequoyah soccer to show their mission in the 2021 season as Jose Avila squared home a pass from Ruben Ramirez to put the Chiefs (5-0) ahead in the start of their District 7-AA campaign. Sequoyah added four more goals in the first...