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 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    May 17, 2018 

Lady Blackhawks blank East Valley for district title

For the first time in six years, the Cheney High School softball team will be spending the first part of Memorial Day weekend doing what they’ve spent the last two-plus months doing — playing softball. The Lady Blackhawks blanked East Valley 10-0...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    May 17, 2018 

Medical Lake racer Cooper's twin wins a rarity

Medical Lake drag racer Justin Cooper had a very special Sunday on May 7 at Boise, Idaho's Firebird Raceway. Not only did he drive his way to one championship at the 48th annual IGNIGTOR in the Super...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    May 17, 2018 

Blackhawk girls edge Pullman for District 7 track title

After winning their second consecutive Great Northern League regular-season title, the Cheney High girls track and field team followed that with another repeat - winning their second-straight...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Sports    May 17, 2018 

Trip to watch EWU track at Big Sky Championships impresses me

I have been following sports for as long as I can remember, but track and field was never really on my radar before I started working in the athletics department at Eastern Washington University. I have worked at the 1B/2B/1A State Track meet at...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    May 17, 2018 

Blackhawk boys come up short of district title

By JOHN McCALLUM Managing Editor When it came to team scoring in last week’s District 7 meet at Cheney High School, things didn’t work out the way the host Blackhawks boys expected. For starters, Cheney came up short in its bid for a...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Sports    May 17, 2018 

Three golfers advance to state tournament for Cheney

Both golf teams will be representing Cheney High School at the 2A State Tournament as Katarina Ljubisic from the girls team along with Tyler and Nathan Koohns on the boys roster advance after their performances at districts. Tyler Koohns finished...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    May 17, 2018 

CHS grad Berstler wins Mountain West decathlon title

U.S. Air Force Academy senior Calvin Berstler won the Mountain West Conference decathlon championship at the conference tournament in Clovis, Calif. In the process, the 2013 Cheney High School graduate helped lead the Falcons to their third-straight...

 
 Sports    May 17, 2018 

Sports Week

(Note: All schedules subject to change. Consult school or facility websites to confirm.) HIGH SCHOOL GOLF Boys and Girls May 21-23, 2A State Tournament, Columbia Point Golf Course, Richland. HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL Friday, May 25, Saturday, May 26,...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    May 17, 2018 

Medical Lake chases limited state 1A track berths

Medical Lake expects to still have a presence at next week’s 1A state track meet at Eastern Washington University’s Roos Field. It’s just that the look promises to be different than in the past after district competition May 18–19 at...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    May 17, 2018 

Cards earn memorable softball win over Cougars

Medical Lake’s Senior Night for softball will not just carry the emotional good byes, but likely a memory every player can cherish for years to come. In a week where the Cardinals’ season ended with a 9-4 loss May 11 to Colville in the first...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    May 17, 2018 

Medical Lake's Ray advances in tennis

Playing what his coach called “lights out at the tournament,” Medical Lake senior Noah Ray finished second in last weekend’s district tournament at Mead High School and is the only Cardinal who advances to regional play May 18-19 at Hart Field...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    May 17, 2018 

Two Medical Lake boy's pass sub-district test

A pair of Medical Lake boy’s golfers made the cut at last week’s sub-districts played at Chewelah. Logan Dianda, who shot a 101 and good for 16th place, as well as Nick Mason whose 110 and 24th place, each made the cut for district play that...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Sports    May 17, 2018 

Fillmore, Gerber take first at GNL districts to advance to state

Cheney High's boys tennis season isn't over yet as the No. 2 seed doubles team, seniors Dixon Gerber and Aaron Fillmore, placed first at the Great Northern League districts last Saturday (May 19) to e...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    May 10, 2018

Lady Blackhawks capture GNL softball title

All the Cheney High softball team needed last Saturday at West Valley was a split of their doubleheader with the Eagles, and they would be assured the Great Northern League’s top-seed into the upcoming playoffs. Instead, the Lady Blackhawks swept...

 

Card soccer is one-and-done

By PAUL DELANEY Staff Reporter With their league-leading goal scorer all wrapped up in smothering defense, and a second sniper hard-pressed to pick up the slack, Medical Lake lost its first-round playoff game 1-0 to Colville in overtime on May 3 at...

 

Killin Dinner: The 37th was the best yet

Featuring the introduction of new Eastern Washington University Associate Vice President/Director of Athletics Lynn Hickey, the 37th Annual Orland Killin Dinner/Dance/Auction on April 28 raised a record total in excess of $117,000. Net proceeds from...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    May 10, 2018

Watching sports these days is getting way too cluttered

It’s been three years, and I’ve finally had enough. If anybody with ESPN is reading, please, I implore you, get rid of the strike zone box on your baseball broadcasts. It’s called the “K-Zone,” and it began with the Cardinals-Cubs game in...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    May 10, 2018

Blackhawks blanked in first-round playoff loss

The same magic that propelled Cheney to a baseball state tournament appearance last season - and seemed poised to do so again this year - faded last Thursday against visiting Clarkston. The...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Sports    May 10, 2018

Cheney's soccer season comes to end in, of course, a shootout

Cheney High School’s boys soccer team ended their season in a shootout, which was the way most of their games went this season. This time it was against Clarkston in a 2-1 loss in the first round of the Great Northern League playoffs. “The game...

 

Sports Week

(Note: All schedules subject to change. Consult school or facility websites to confirm.) HIGH SCHOOL GOLF Boys Monday, May 14, 1A Districts at Chewelah, times TBD. Girls Monday, May 14, 1A Districts at Chewelah, times TBD. HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL...

 

CHS equestrian team to state

The Cheney High School equestrian team finished their third meet in Moses Lake earlier in April and will send riders to state competition in Moses Lake at the Grant County Fairgrounds May 17 - 20. State qualifiers include: Maddie Merriott won gold...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Sports    May 10, 2018

Cheney tennis defeats East Valley, West Valley

Before traveling to districts in Pullman this Friday, May 7, the Cheney High School boys tennis team had two wins against East Valley and West Valley while also falling to Clarkston. The first match was at Clarkston on Tuesday, May 1, where Cheney...

 
 By GRACE POHL    Sports    May 10, 2018

CHS girls pick up first GNL win over West Valley

With the regular season winding down, the Cheney High School girls tennis team picked their first Great Northern League win in the last match with a 4-3 victory over West Valley on Monday, May 7. No individual scores were available as of press time....

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    May 10, 2018

Medical Lake tennis wraps regular season

Noah Ray continued his solid play, but his teammates were unable to follow that lead as the Medical Lake boys tennis team finished Northeast A League play with a pair of losses last week. In 4-1 losses at Newport on May 1 and Lakeside, May 3, the...

 
 By Tom Stralser    Sports    May 10, 2018

Alsatta Bakana signs with UW

Cheney High School's Alsatta Bakana signed a national letter of intent last week to compete in track and field at the University of Washington next fall. The senior is the reigning 2A state champion...

 

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