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 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    January 19, 2017 

Medical Lake girls claim 'Feather' victory

While it was an overall team effort that delivered a first-ever victory for the Medical Lake girls over Cheney in last Thursday's Golden Feather spirit game series, it was easily the stats Jayda...

 

Blackhawks back on top in Golden Feather game

By JOHN MCCALLUM Editor Cheney boys basketball head coach Gregg Smith noted that his team's win over Medical Lake in the annual Golden Feather Spirit Game snapped a three-game losing streak to the Car...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    January 19, 2017 

Cheney defeats West Valley in Great Northern match

The Cheney High wrestling team continued to roll through Great Northern League competition with a 37-33 win over West Valley, Jan. 12. “We knew we were going to be in a battle,” head coach Brad Rasmussen said. “Before the match, we (also) knew...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    January 19, 2017 

Mayweather-McGregor fantasy bout is a long way from happening

It’s been almost two years since Floyd Mayweather Jr. retired from boxing. Since then, there has been speculation that he would return to fight if the right bout and offer came along — including a rematch with rival Manny Pacquiao. It appears...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    January 19, 2017 

Blackhawks' return to pool competition is a success

Cheney boys swimming head coach Jennifer Hochwalt was a little worried heading into last Thursday's home meet between the Blackhawks and visiting Selah Vikings and a co-op team from East...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    January 19, 2017 

Cheney basketball squads edged by visiting West Valley in GNL play

The Cheney High School boys and girls basketball teams dropped a pair of close games to West Valley in the run up to last Thursday’s Golden Feather spirit game at Medical Lake. The Blackhawks fell 46-43 to the visiting Eagles while the Lady...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    January 19, 2017 

Cheney gymnastics finishes fourth at Shadle Park meet

The Cheney High gymnastics team came away with a fourth-place finish (134.325 points) at the Jan. 11 Greater Spokane League meet at Shadle Park. Alexis Miller was fourth in all-around scoring with 33.525 points. Her teammates Makayla Miller (29.6)...

 

Sports Week

(Note: All schedules subject to change. Consult school or facility websites to confirm.) COLLEGE BASKETBALL Men Thursday, Jan. 19, EWU hosts Northern Arizona, 6:05 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, EWU hosts Southern Utah, 1:05 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, EWU at...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    January 19, 2017 

Medical Lake girls earns signature victory over Lakeside

To say the least, it was a big week for the Medical Lake girls’ basketball team. And the Cardinals showed they were equal to the task emerging with a pair of Northeast A League victories sandwiched around an emotional Golden Feather spirit game win...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    January 19, 2017 

Cardinals stage furious rally, edge Lakeside 61-60 in NEA thriller

The energy was intense in last week’s Golden Feather spirit game played before a packed house. But it may have been pale by comparison to what happened two nights earlier on the same Medical Lake gym floor, turned coaches’ chessboard. That’s...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    January 19, 2017 

Gould commits to CCS

Cheney High School senior Taylor Gould signs her letter of intent Jan. 11 to commit to the Community Colleges of Spokane to play volleyball. Gould is a two-time All-Great Northern League first team...

 

West Plains Scoreboard

BASKETBALL BOYS Great Northern League League Overall Team W L W L Clarkston 7 0 11 2 East Valley 3 3 8 6 West Valley 3 3 8 6 Pullman 2 3 9 4 Cheney 0 5 7 6 Hawks Box West Valley 11 10 13 12 – 46 Cheney 8 13 8 14 – 43 Cook 9, Hardt 2, Johnson 3,...

 

Eagle men need home wins

Last time out at Reese Court, the Eastern Washington men’s basketball team got half the job done when it came to “protecting home court” as head coach Jim Hayford likes to say. Following a convincing 82-64 win over Montana State, the Eagles fad...

 

Eastern women chase leader on road

Following a home sweep where they defeated Idaho State, 58-41 on Jan. 12 and Weber State, 99-85 two days later, the Eastern Washington women’s basketball team hits the road for a pair of Big Sky Conference games. Trailing 6-0 Northern Colorado by...

 

Sports Briefs

Bodnar’s soccer contract extended Eastern Washington University has announced a two-year contract extension for women’s soccer head coach Chad Bodnar. “Coach Bodnar has done a tremendous job with our program, highlighted by this year’s Big Sk...

 

Lady Blackhawks knock off Pullman, Clarkston

The Cheney High School girls basketball team's magic number last week was 51. That was the total number of points they needed in each game to notch two more Great Northern League wins - 51-35 on the r...

 

Edmondson putting parts back together for Medical Lake wrestling

There’s an old Johnny Cash song that describes how an autoworker working on the Detroit assembly line built himself a Cadillac bit-by-bit, sneaking parts out of the factory over the length of his 20-plus year career. “One Piece at a Time,”...

 

Rim rattling

Eastern Washington's Jacob Wiley scores two of his career-high 25 points on this first-half jam in the Eagles' 82-64 victory over Montana State, Jan. 5 at Reese Court. See more EWU basketball...

 

Medical Lake girls climb atop NEA standings following big wins

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 By AL STOVER    Sports    January 12, 2017

Cheney defeats Clarkston in Great Northern match

During their Jan. 5 Great Northern League match against Clarkston, the Cheney High wrestling team was down 21-0 when Zack Nguyen stepped on the mat to wrestle Jake Freeman. After he was down 6-1, Nguy...

 

Blackhawks drop pair in Great Northern League action

The Cheney High School boys basketball team played a solid game for three quarters last Tuesday in Pullman, only to have another offensively-cold third quarter deny them an upset of the fifth-ranked Greyhounds, falling 59-53. The Blackhawks used...

 

Sports Week

(Note: All schedules subject to change. Consult school or facility websites to confirm.) COLLEGE BASKETBALL Men Thursday, Jan. 12, EWU at Idaho State, 6:05 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, EWU at Weber State, 6:05 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, EWU hosts Northern...

 

Inside game propels Freeman to win over Medical Lake

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Forfeits aid Freeman's win at ML

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