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 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    April 23, 2015 

Cheney soccer feels the heat of competition

Cheney boys soccer head coach Mark Kiver knew before the season started that his 2015 Blackhawks would be in a battle this time around for league supremacy, and a battle is just what they're getting....

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    April 23, 2015 

Cheney baseball goes 3-1 in busy week of GNL play

The Cheney High baseball team had a busy week of Great Northern League play, with a 3-2 win over Pullman, April 14, a sweep of East Valley in a doubleheader, 13-3 and 3-2, April 18 and a 9-8 loss to...

 
 Sports    April 23, 2015 

Blackhawks track begins to ramp up for post season

By JOHN McCALLUM Editor As the weather begins to heat up, so do the performances of the Cheney High boys and girls track and field teams. The Blackhawks posted their second Great Northern League win of the season Thursday, April 16, at Clarkston by d...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    April 23, 2015 

Tebow gets fresh start in Philadelphia

Just when football fans thought he was gone for good, quarterback Tim Tebow is returning to the NFL. Various news sources announced that the Philadelphia Eagles would sign Tebow. The Eagles confirmed that they signed Tebow to a one-year contract,...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 23, 2015 

Offense dominates second scrimmage

Eastern Washington’s spring football scrimmages were never meant to be a best 2 out of 3 series, but that’s the way it will shake out this year. Following the Eagles’ offense dominating performance in last Saturday’s second scrimmage of...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    April 23, 2015 

Lady Blackhawks continue to swing the hot bats

Heading into the 2015 season, Cheney High softball head coach Gary Blake knew he had a pretty good hitting team, just not how good. Twelve games in, he’s still a little uncertain if the Lady Blackhawks overall season batting average of .499 is...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    April 23, 2015 

Koohns finishes third in GNL tournament

The Cheney High boys and girls golf teams resumed their season April 20 competing in the second Great Northern League tournament of the season at the Links Golf Course in Post Falls, Idaho. The boys finished fourth with 467 points while the girls...

 
 By Jim Missel    Sports    April 23, 2015 

Cone to Clark

Two-time Cheney High School All-Great Northern League selection Kendyl Cone has signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Clark College in Vancouver, Wash....

 
 Sports    April 23, 2015 

Sports Week

(Note: All schedules subject to change. Consult school or facility websites to confirm.) COLLEGE FOOTBALL EWU Spring Practices (all at Roos Field) April 23 - Practice, 4 p.m. April 25 – Red-White Spring Game, 2 p.m., Roos Field April 28 -... Full story

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 23, 2015 

ML soccer loses heartbreaker to Lakeside, slams Riverside

Medical Lake head soccer coach Zane Higgins had been looking for consistency in his team. And despite splitting a pair of Northeast A League matches last week, he thinks he’s found it. The Cardinals lost a heartbreaking contest in the final...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    April 23, 2015 

Cheney tennis defeats East Valley in GNL play

The Cheney High boys tennis team returned to Great Northern League action this past week with a 7-0 sweep over East Valley April 14 and a 6-1 loss to Clarkston April 15. Ryan Smedley snapped his two-match losing streak and shut out the Knight’s...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 23, 2015 

Medical Lake boys finish week 3-0 in NEA tennis

The Medical Lake boy’s tennis team concluded a perfect week in the Northeast A League with perfect play from Isiah Farmen and Austin Brown. The Cardinals’ No. 1 doubles team helped Medical Lake top Chewelah 3-2 on April 14, Riverside 5-0, April...

 
 Sports    April 23, 2015 

West Plains Scoreboard

BASEBALL Great Northern League (Through April 18, 2015) League All Games Team W L W L West Valley 7 1 7 1 Cheney 7 2 10 2 Pullman 3 5 3 6 Clarkston 4 7 5 7 East Valley 3 10 3 12 Northeast A League (Through April 18, 2015) League All Games Team W L W...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 23, 2015 

It's feast or famine for Medical Lake softball

The bats were either booming, or deathly quiet last week for the Medical Lake girls' softball team. The week started and ended in a similar fashion - with one-sided losses and dominating pitching...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 23, 2015 

Cardinals 'rebound' to collect NEA split with Freeman

Rebounding is generally a term reserved for basketball. But for the Medical Lake baseball team, rebounding meant being able to quickly bounce back from a tough loss, fix what went wrong and win a key Northeast A League game. That exercise took place...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 23, 2015 

Medical Lake track accomplishes mission at Pasco Invitational

Members of the Medical Lake High School track team had one goal in mind when they ventured to the elite competition found at the Pasco invitational. It was simply to get better, and according to head coach Gene Blankenship they did just that. With...

 
 Sports    April 23, 2015 

Sports Briefs

EWU’s Pribble hired at St. Martins The recent success of the Eastern Washington University men’s basketball team has led to players departing early for their next basketball opportunity, and now it’s happened on the coaching staff of head...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    April 16, 2015

Blackhawks stage 19-run comeback in win

If there was ever a time for the Cheney High baseball team to get their bats going, their April 7 Great Northern League game against Clarkston was it. After being down 14-0 in the bottom of the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 16, 2015

Medical Lake girls seek NEA tennis title repeat

Medical Lake’s girls tennis team has some unfinished business they hope to complete this spring. The two-time defending Northeast A League co-champions want to take things one more step and qualify for state, their longtime coach, Dawn Eliassen...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 16, 2015

Defense dominates in first Eastern spring scrimmage

Defense has not been much of a point of conversation in recent years for the Eastern Washington University football team. Unless it was the times opponents piled on the points, such as in last Decembe...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 16, 2015

Oh what stories Orville Moe might have wanted to share

Now there’s one less item on the always seemingly endless to-do list. While I should be happy, the opposite is true and I am kicking myself for being such a procrastinator. Over the many years in this writing and reporting business I’ve had the...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    April 16, 2015

Lady Blackhawks cruise past Clarkston for seventh straight win

Off to their best start in years, the Cheney softball team kept its perfect season intact with a win over visiting Clarkston last Tuesday, April 7. The Lady Blackhawks used 11 singles to score seven runs in the third and four runs in the fourth for...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    April 16, 2015

Blackhawks back on top of GNL with win

It took the Cheney boys soccer team just five days to climb back into the win column after seeing their four-year long Great Northern League winning streak finally snapped at 45 by East Valley. Oliver Smith connected on an unassisted goal in the...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    April 16, 2015

Cheney girls defeat West Valley, lose to Ferris

The Cheney High girls tennis team began Great Northern League play with a 6-1 win against West Valley, March 31, followed by a 5-2 nonleague loss against Ferris, April 1. Katelynn Smedley continued her winning streak at No. 1 singles, shutting out...

 
 Sports    April 16, 2015

Sports Week

(Note: All schedules subject to change. Consult school or facility websites to confirm.) COLLEGE FOOTBALL EWU Spring Practices (all at Roos Field) April 16 - Practice, 4 p.m. April 18 - Scrimmage, approx. 2 p.m., Roos Field April 21 - Practice, 4 p.m...

 

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