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Vandals top Eagles in WBI

Idaho connected on free throws when it counted and Eastern Washington missed their field goal attempts on four possessions inside the final minute, helping hand the Vandals a 74-67 victory Monday,... Full story


CHS girls' tennis slays St. George Dragons

The Cheney High girls JV and varsity tennis teams took on St. George, March 16. The Blackhawks' varsity squad came away with a 5-1 victory, sweeping the Dragons in doubles play.... Full story


CHS and ML Robotics

The Medical Lake Circuit Breakers and Cheney Blackhawks high school robotics teams had success at the March 3 FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Steamworks competition... Full story


Cheney boys soccer rally to knock off Mt. Spokane

It required a bit of modification, but the Cheney High School boys soccer team managed to get its first game of the year into the books. The Blackhawks rallied from a 1-0 deficit to score two second... Full story


Homeworks! shows off

Students at Cheney School District's Homeworks! program presented some of the subjects they are learning at a pair of presentations, Feb. 28. In the afternoon, students at the program site on Andrus... Full story


Eastern's most memorable mix of color, culture and chemistry

When largely different lives - and their respective basketball worlds and cultures - first collided back in 1973 in Cheney, there was no telling what the result might be. Ron Cox was the star of the... Full story


Fairchild Air Force Base 75th

Fairchild Air Force Base celebrated its 75th anniversary with ceremonies March 1. Besides guest speakers, cake and punch, the celebration featured a number of static displays telling the story of the... Full story


The day the mountain roared and the base went dark

There's not much that can bring a Strategic Air Command bomber and tanker base to its knees and as close to a shutdown as possible. Except that is for the unknown fury of Mother Nature's wrath.... Full story


Medical Lake girls go flat in final minutes of loss to La Salle

The pressure hung heavy on freshman Jayda Noble as she stepped to the free throw line with 1 second remaining in her team's 1A regional game against LaSalle and Medical Lake trailing 47-45 last... Full story


Cardinal boys bounced from playoffs

Film can be deceiving and nobody knows that more now than Medical Lake head boys' head basketball coach Noel Hachtel. Going on what they saw from video on the Hoquiam Grizzlies, the Cardinal coaching... Full story


ML ROTC Silverwings drill competition

The Medical Lake High School JROTC competed in a Silverwings drill competition, held Feb. 25 at the high school. The team performed color guard routines in the morning. In the afternoon, the group... Full story


So long seniors

Three Eastern Washington men's basketball seniors, Felix Von Hofe, Julian Harrell and Jacob Wiley were all honored last Saturday prior to the Eagles' final home game versus Idaho State. This gallery... Full story


Bouncing the Bengals

The Eastern Washington men's basketball team did their homework well the past two weeks and as result are sitting in good shape in the Big Sky Conference with one week remaining. The Eagles swept a... Full story


Juniors win Buff Puff tourney

The Cheney High School junior class won the second annual "Buff Puff" Volleyball Tournament, Feb. 23. They defeated the freshmen in the first round and swept the sophomores, 2-0 to win the trophy.... Full story


Missile defense: former Nike Hercules sites still around, in use

During the 1940s, military installations like those in Washington state in the Puget Sound region, at Hanford and Fairchild Air Force Base were protected by World War II-era antiaircraft guns. As the... Full story


Windsor music students

Thanks to a $14,000 grant from the Spokane-area Hagan Foundation, Windsor Elementary School students have 11 new xylophones on which to learn and perform. Besides class instruction, a group of... Full story


Best delivers savory roast

If there's such a thing, call last Saturday's senior sendoff for the Eastern Washington University football team a fast roast. And if roasting in a microwave is possible so as to speed up the... Full story


All Northeast A League

Medical Lake's girls and boys basketball teams earned a number of awards this fall and winter. For the girls, Jayda Noble and Makayla Geiger earned first-team All-League honors Photos courtesy of... Full story


Bon Voyage Beau

On Jan. 16, arguably the most successful football coach in Eastern Washington University school history, Beau Baldwin, announced he was leaving Cheney having been hired at the University of... Full story


Bliznyuk helps Eagles blitz Vandals

It was a great balance of offense and defense, and usually when junior Bogdan Bliznyuk gets a double-double, the Eagles win. Bliznyuk finished with a game-high 25 points to go along with 13 rebounds... Full story


A Valentine's Day present

Medical Lake's head girls' basketball coach Kyle Lundberg got a memorable, and perhaps unexpected Valentines Day gift. It came wrapped up in Michaela Peterson's winning basket in the final two... Full story


Medical Lake boys' basketball qualify for state

Medical Lake went on a 12-5 run over the game's final 3 minutes and earned a 62-51 win over Okanogan Feb. 18. The win over the Caribou Trail League Bulldogs in Medical Lake means the Cardinals with a... Full story


ML Kiwanis Senior Valentine's Day Dinner

The Medical Lake Kiwanis Club held its annual Senior Valentine's Day dinner, Feb. 11 at St. Anne's Parish. Guests dined on a traditional turkey dinner with cake and ice cream for dessert.... Full story


ML boy's basketball seeking a repeat

The Medical Lake boys' basketball team administered a 66-40 crushing of Chewelah, Feb. 10 as they travel the path to a possible second berth in the 1A state championships in as many seasons. Read the... Full story


ML girl's basketball racing to state

The Medical Lake girls earned a 39-30 win over Deer Park Feb. 10 to advance to the District 7 championship. That's where the Cardinals earned a tense 32-30 victory over the Lakeside Eagles Feb. 14 at... Full story


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