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Redzone Publishing & Sooner Spectator release third Native American Issue

Redzone Publishing & Sooner Spectator release third Native American Issue

NORMAN, Okla. – Thousands of Native American students representing dozens of different tribes from across the country have attended the University of Oklahoma over the past century, and each of them in their own way have left a mark on the school and the lives of their fellow students. One area where that impact has been most evident is athletics, …

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Indians Football Conquer Heat; Newcomers Adjusting in Fall Camp

Indians Football Conquer Heat; Newcomers Adjusting in Fall Camp

Lawrence – The Haskell Indian Nations University football team continues its fall camp this week and have enjoyed a few days of reasonable weather as the Indians got a chance to work out in shorts at the south practice fields. The Indians, which open the season on Sept. 1st against Presentation College in Aberdeen, SD, continued the teaching mode to …

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Vikings OL hoping to help Native Americans

Vikings OL hoping to help Native Americans

Most Vikings fans may not know who Levi Horn is, but the offensive tackle is looking to make the team because he has a lot of people looking at him back home in Montana. It’s one thing to be a home-grown hero, but Horn has the eyes of an entire race on him. Horn is a Native American and a member of the …

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Haskell Indians Football begin Fall Camp for 2012 Season

Haskell Indians Football begin Fall Camp for 2012 Season

Lawrence, KS – Head football coach Jimmy Snyder at Haskell Indian Nations University welcomed back 34 returning letterwinners, including 20 starters, and a bevy of newcomers on Wednesday as the Haskell Indians football program officially opened its fall football camp.  The Haskell Indian Nations University football squad is the only all Native American football team in the country competing on …

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ESPN Ranks Brad Madison (Nez Perce) in Top 10 for SEC Defensive Ends

ESPN Ranks Brad Madison (Nez Perce) in Top 10 for SEC Defensive Ends

(Columbia, MO) – ESPN has ranked Missouri Tiger’s defensive end Brad Madison as one of the top 10 Defensive Ends for the Southeastern Conference (SEC) this upcoming season. Madison, a member of the Nez Perce tribe, will begin his senior at full strength after undergoing surgery this past spring. 2011 Season Despite not playing at full strength for most of …

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Haskell Football Players Tabbed Pre-Season All-Americans

Haskell Football Players Tabbed Pre-Season All-Americans

USA Football News Selects Chaffin and Hammer (Lawrence, Kansas) – Haskell Indian Nations University football Seniors Caleb Chaffin and Jesse Hammer have been selected to the 20thAnnual USA College Football NAIA Pre-Season All-American Team for the 2012 College Football Season. Chaffin, a wide receiver from Lone Grove, Oklahoma finished the 2011 season ranked 8thin the nation in receptions per game, and 11thin total receptions.  …

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Eastern Band Cherokee Greg Tisho Named to Pre-Season All-State team

Eastern Band Cherokee Greg Tisho Named to Pre-Season All-State team

(Bryson City, NC) – Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians football player Greg Tisho, from Swain county high school, has been named to the 2012 NCPreps.com’s pre-season all-state team. North Carolina high school football coaches participated in the selection of the pre-season All-State teams. Tisho, who will be a senior this season and recently transferred to Swain county from cherokee High …

by admin on July 18th, 2012 Leave a comment »

Native American QB Tyler Bray on Initial Maxwell Award watchlist

Native American QB Tyler Bray on Initial Maxwell Award watchlist

PHILADELPHIA – The Maxwell Football Club announced its watch lists Monday for the 76th annual Maxwell Award, given to America’s outstanding collegiate football player since 1937 and  named in honor of sportswriter Robert W. “Tiny” Maxwell. Members of the initial watch lists cross a broad spectrum of Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) programs and conferences from coast to coast. Indian Country’s own Tyler …

by admin on July 11th, 2012 Leave a comment »

Native American Football All-Star Weekend Games; LIVE on NDNSPORTS!

Native American Football All-Star Weekend Games; LIVE on NDNSPORTS!

Need your summer football fix because you can’t wait until August? Well, you’ll have an opportunity to not only catch your fix this weekend but you’ll also have an opportunity to watch some of the best up and coming Native American football players from across the country compete on the gridiron and you’ll have the opportunity to watch the game(s) …

by admin on July 6th, 2012 Leave a comment »

Brayden Scott committs to the Memphis Tigers; No. 25 ranked QB in the Nation

Brayden Scott committs to the Memphis Tigers; No. 25 ranked QB in the Nation

Cherokee Nation citizen and Sequoyah High School (Okla.) quarterback Brayden Scott has verbally committed to the University of Memphis. Brayden is currently ranked the No. 25 QB in nation by Rivals.com. He will graduate and play for the Memphis Tigers after completing his senior season this upcoming season at Sequoyah High School. Scott, who has 4,422 passing yards and 1,162 …

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Sheldon Wilsons Performance Seals Victory for Oklahoma Team at 75th Annual Oil Bowl

Sheldon Wilsons Performance Seals Victory for Oklahoma Team at 75th Annual Oil Bowl

(Wichita Falls, Texas) Oklahoma’s All-Time high school touchdown leader could not and would not be denied by some of Texas’s best defensive players as the Anadarko Warrior stand out, Sheldon Wilson (Comanche Tribe), was able to scamper for a 54 yard touchdown late in the fourth quarter to seal a 30-20 victory for the Oklahoma squad that represented some of …

by admin on June 9th, 2012 Leave a comment »

Student-Athlete Louden Johnson Living Best of Chickasaw Traditions

Student-Athlete Louden Johnson Living Best of Chickasaw Traditions

By Dana Lance, Chickasaw Times- Louden Johnson’s performance on the varsity football field helped propel his team to a coveted state championship title. A sophomore at Wayne (OK) High School, the Chickasaw student-athlete has demonstrated tremendous talent on both sides of the football field.  Last year, as a freshman, he played defense on the varsity.  He registered 116 tackles, two interceptions and …

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National Native American All-Star Football Game Set for July 7th

National Native American All-Star Football Game Set for July 7th

The National Native American All-Star football game, now in it’s 10th year, has announced that its annual grid-iron classic will be held on the campus of Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma on July 7th. Players accepted to the game will report on July 1st, where coaches from a East squad and West squad will prepare their respective teams for …

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Native American Coach to be Inducted into 2012 College Football Hall of Fame

Native American Coach to be Inducted into 2012 College Football Hall of Fame

press release- DALLAS, May 22, 2012 – The National Football Foundation (NFF) announced today the members of the College Football Hall of Fame 2012 Divisional Class. The Divisional College Football Hall of Fame considers players and coaches from the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision, Divisions II, III, and the NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) for induction. This year’s class will …

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Levi Horn Picked up by The Vikings

Levi Horn Picked up by The Vikings

Not even five days has passed and former NFL Chicago Bears offensive tackle Levi Horn (Northern Cheyenne) has been picked up by the Minnesota Vikings. In a statement released to NDNSPORTS.COM Horn said “Im looking forward to play for a team with great tradion an pride. I thank them for giving me a a chance an will look to improve …

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