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 By PAUL DELANEY    More News    April 17, 2014 

Washington's Science Olympiad puts students' ideas to the test

A little over 50 years ago the Ideal Toy Company introduced a board game called Mouse Trap. And while the hundreds of students who gathered at Eastern Washington University last Saturday for the 2014...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 17, 2014 

Offense rules day in first EWU spring scrimmage

Eastern Washington head football coach Beau Baldwin seemed to evoke a little Grantland Rice when talking about his team's first football scrimmage of the year staged April 12 at Roos Field. Rice, a...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 17, 2014 

Medical Lake track will rely on distance, sprints for success

Medical Lake co-head track coach Gene Blankenship has a couple of scenarios he's looking at for the upcoming season that kicked off yesterday (Wednesday, April 16). If the team performs as it has so...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 17, 2014 

Many new faces on Medical Lake boy's golf roster

There's a number of golfers who Medical Lake boy's coach Jim Mason would love to have more time to craft into better players. He's going to get his wish, but likely not until next year because the bulk of his team this year, a turnout of 18, are...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    More News    April 10, 2014

And now, it's back to a normal spring weather pattern

After a strange start, winter returned to normal in February. And normal is what we can expect our spring to be according to Eastern Washington University meteorological and geography professor, Bob...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Opinion    April 10, 2014

A tale of tragedy and a tale of travesty

As a parent, and now grandparent, my heart aches, my eyes roll and I had to shake my head over two recent news stories. They both involved families doing family things. Each had different outcomes. One ended in tragedy while the other, luckily,...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 10, 2014

27th Jason Crawford wrestling tournament is Saturday

The Medical Lake Mat Maulers will take momentum earned with their 39-medal performance at Spangle, Wash. last Saturday onto the big stage for this Saturday's 27th Annual Jason Crawford Memorial...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 10, 2014

Cardinal boys, girls get tennis wins

Medical Lake’s girl’s tennis team earned its second Northeast A League victory in a row April 1 scoring a 3-2 win over Riverside on the strength of the play of its doubles team. The Cardinals got an easy 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 2 doubles from Mary...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 10, 2014

Medical Lake hopes to challenge Lakeside in NEA soccer

Medical Lake soccer found out who still rules the roost in the Northeast A League last week. And that remains Lakeside following the Eagles’ 3-0 win Thursday in Suncrest. But the Cardinals are not that far behind, their coach Zane Higgins...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 10, 2014

Gary Hartman takes over as Cardinal girls' golf coach

Gary Hartman knows all about fixing things as the head of maintenance for the Medical Lake School District. Now the hope is the avid golfer can translate some of those skills to coaching the Cardinal girls’ in their defense of the Northeast A...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 10, 2014

Cardinals sweep Cougars

When Medical Lake saw two of its top performers from their 2013 Northeast A League championship baseball team graduate, the question of how that gap left by Kasey Kelly and Adam Paulson would be filled floated about. Nearly halfway through their...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 10, 2014

Solid pitching, hitting lead Cards

The bats are blazing hot lately, but Medical Lake softball pitching has been a match. The Cardinals rolled to a pair of big Northeast A League wins 21-4 and 20-9 last Saturday at Chewelah, improving to 5-1 in NEA play, 6-1 overall in their only...

 
 By Paul Delaney    Sports    April 3, 2014

ML weathers the weather in Colville

Weathering the weather proved to be the toughest battle at last Saturday's Ezra Gordon Invitational track meet last Saturday in Colville. The meet, which attracted 23 girls teams, plus another 22 on...

 
 By Paul Delaney    Sports    April 3, 2014

Tournament's return might not require help, but assistance could be there

The rumor mill was running in overdrive following the recently concluded West Regional for the 2014 NCAA men's basketball tournament held at the Spokane Arena, March 20-22. Out of one end of the...

 
 By Paul Delaney    Sports    April 3, 2014

New approach for Medical Lake tennis in 2014

There has been relatively little change over the years when it has come to coaching Medical Lake tennis. It was first under the careful guidance of Leroy Lemaster for decades, and most recently the...

 
 By Paul Delaney    Sports    April 3, 2014

Cardinal softball in familiar, comfortable hands

A new, but familiar face will guide the Medical Lake softball team in 2014. Longtime assistant, Tim Blakely, takes over for John Higgins who retired -again - following the conclusion of the 2013...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 27, 2014

Cardinals power out of the gates with big bats

Medical Lake head baseball coach Kerry Kelly challenged his team last Saturday to get 25 hits in a doubleheader in the opening day of Northeast A League play with Newport. His Cardinals answered the c...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 27, 2014

Big bats, pitching power Medical Lake softball to quick start

A new-found offensive side of the game has emerged early for the Medical Lake High School softball team, and new head coach Tim Blakely. The Cardinals’ bats were certainly lively in a sweep last week of three games, two of which to start the Northe...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 20, 2014

Medical Lake's defending baseball champs like their role

Medical Lake will approach the 2014 Northeast A League baseball season from a new vantage point. As the defending league champs. "That's a nice feeling to begin the season with that crown, but as I...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 20, 2014

Medical Lake track gets fast start at Richland

Considering they had little time to seriously practice, Gene Blankenship got some pleasant surprises when he took Medical Lake's track team to Richland for last Saturday's five-team invitational. The...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Front Page    March 13, 2014

Buttercup girl

Sandra Sue Porter is the first girl to bring in a buttercup this season, earning her $5 from the Cheney Free Press....

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    More News    March 13, 2014

On the hook

A tow truck removes a vehicle from the scene of a one-car, non-injury accident Monday that blocked traffic near the railroad tracks on Cheney Spangle Road....

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 13, 2014

Final shots don't fall for EWU in loss to Weber

In a game that started and ended for Eastern Washington with notable runs, time just ran out on the Eagles – and ultimately their season – last Saturday. But even as the precious final seconds...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 13, 2014

Ron Cox's Eastern career marks stand test of time

Ron Cox marveled when he recently returned to the Eastern Washington University campus. Patterson Hall had just undergone a head-to-toe remodeling. "That was brand new when I came," Cox said when he...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 13, 2014

Eastern women earn No. 4 seed following weekend road split

After seeing a halftime tie evaporate Thursday night in Pocatello in an 86-62 loss to Idaho State, the Eastern Washington women's basketball team got it right all night Saturday in Ogden, Utah to...

 

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