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 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    January 22, 2015 

It was certainly a week for super special finishes

The stages were significantly different. But the parallels were indeed strikingly similar. Between Medical Lake's Golden Feather Spirit Game win over Cheney and the Seattle Seahawks' 28-22 overtime...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    January 22, 2015 

Cardinals edge Blackhawks in Spirit Game thriller

Medical Lake got the victory they wanted, but not the wins they needed most last week. The Cardinals lost a pair of Northeast A League games 57-52 at home to Lakeside last Tuesday and 54-43 at...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    January 22, 2015 

Lady Blackhawks shoot their way to Golden Feather win

Despite a cold shooting night, the Cheney High School girls' basketball team found a way to take control of the annual Golden Feather Spirit Game at Medical Lake. With the basketball not falling...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    January 22, 2015 

Sacramento State hands Eastern women first Big Sky loss

Any number of things might have played a major part in Sacramento State handing Eastern Washington its first Big Sky Conference home court loss of the season. But a couple of statistical categories seem to really tell the story in the Hornets’...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    January 22, 2015 

Ferguson claims Westberg Invitational wrestling title

The Cheney High wrestling team continued their season after a 51-27 loss to Clarkston Jan. 14 in their first home dual of the season. The night started off with Billy Bakke (160 pounds) picking up the first win for Cheney after he defeated Issac...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    January 22, 2015 

Cheney boys lose last-minute heart breaker

For Cheney High School boys’ basketball head coach Chris Dunn, the key for the Blackhawks re-entry into the win column after six straight losses is twofold — play four quarters of basketball and finish the game. Up by one after three quarters at...

 
 Sports    January 22, 2015 

Sports Week

(Note: All schedules subject to change. Consult school websites to confirm.) COLLEGE BASKETBALL Men Thursday, Jan. 22, EWU hosts Northern Colorado, 6:05 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, EWU hosts North Dakota, 2:05 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, EWU hosts Idaho,...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    January 22, 2015 

Offense falters for Medical Lake girls in losses

It was an oh-for week for Medical Lake's girls on the basketball court. And that was not just because they finished last week winless, falling in a pair of Northeast A League games, 60-14 to Lakeside...

 
 Sports    January 22, 2015 

Rough week for Card wrestlers

Medical Lake faced the state’s No. 1 ranked 1A wrestling team last Wednesday at Colville, falling 60-18 in a Northeast A League dual match. Jackson Tappero’s pin in 2 minutes, 24 seconds was the lone victory outside of forfeits in the 185-pound...

 
 Sports    January 22, 2015 

West Plains Scoreboard

BASKETBALL HIGH SCHOOL Great Northern League Boys Team W L W L Clarkston 5 1 13 1 Pullman 4 1 11 2 West Valley 3 2 9 4 East Valley 2 4 5 9 Cheney 0 6 4 10 Boys Hawks Box 1 2 3 4 Final East Valley 13 15 13 10 51 Cheney 9 13 13 12 47 Graham 0, Jaylen W...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    January 22, 2015 

Eastern men fall at Sac State; end losing streak at PSU

The Hornet's Nest lived up to its name last Saturday for the Eastern Washington University men's basketball team. The cracker-box gymnasium, home of the Sacramento State Hornets, was the site of the...

 
 Sports    January 22, 2015 

Sports Briefs

Moseley EWU’s new interim cross country, distance coach Eastern Washington University has hired Camille Moseley as its new interim cross country and distance coach, replacing Chris Zeller who resigned Dec. 30. Moseley will also coach the women’s...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    January 15, 2015

Eastern women close strong against Idaho

As the Eastern Washington women's basketball team watched the University of Idaho turn a 16-point deficit into a three-point lead with just under five minutes to play in last Saturday's Big Sky...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    January 15, 2015

Wilson on verge of being best Seahawks' quarterback ever

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson put on an impressive performance in Seattle’s 31-17 win over the Carolina Panthers in the NFC divisional playoff game. Besides Kam Chancellor’s pick for a 90-yard touchdown, Wilson was the star of the night....

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    January 15, 2015

Cards takes momentum into big week

With one of the toughest, and by far busiest weeks of the season so far in front of them, the Medical Lake boy's basketball team takes the momentum of two convincing victories with them. The...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    January 15, 2015

Ferguson, Pederson go undefeated in River City Duals

The Cheney High wrestling team dove right into Great Northern League competition Jan. 7 with a 48-36 loss to West Valley, followed by a seventh-place finish in the Silver Bracket at the River City...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    January 15, 2015

Three losses drop Cheney into Great Northern cellar

The Cheney High School girls' basketball team came up short last week in their bid to move up in the standings of the Great Northern League. Instead, the Lady Blackhawks dropped all three of their...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    January 15, 2015

Hawks come up short against Valley schools

Three straight road losses last week helped keep the Cheney High School boys’ basketball team at the bottom of the Great Northern League pack. The Blackhawks came up short in a couple of tough losses to Spokane Valley schools, beginning with a...

 
 Sports    January 15, 2015

Weir named Washington's Broadcaster of the Year

Larry Weir, the radio play-by-play voice of Eastern Washington University since 1991, has been selected by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA) as the 2014 Sportscaster of the Year for the state of Washington. Weir...

 
 Sports    January 15, 2015

Sports Week

(Note: All schedules subject to change. Consult school websites to confirm.) COLLEGE BASKETBALL Men Thursday, Jan. 15, EWU at Portland State - Portland, Ore. Saturday, Jan. 17, EWU at Sacramento State, 7:05 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, EWU hosts Northern...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    January 15, 2015

Cardinal girls earn NEA split

It’s been feast or famine for the Medical Lake girl’s basketball team this season. And last week’s split of a pair of Northeast A League contests, losing 42-38 at home to Colville, but capping things with a hold-your-breath 35-34 win on the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    January 15, 2015

Blankenship earns state Coach of the Year honor

The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced Jan. 8 the state-by-state winners of its inaugural High School Cross Country Coach of the Year. Medical Lake head cross country and track coach Gene Blankenship...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    January 15, 2015

Cardinal wrestlers fall at DP

Medical Lake ventured into the tall grass, so-to-speak, in their lone Northeast A League wrestling match last week, traveling to face defending state 2A champion Deer Park and falling 63-18. Hudson Petek at 160 pounds, Ian O’Brien (280) and...

 
 Sports    January 15, 2015

West Plains Scoreboard

BASKETBALL HIGH SCHOOL Great Northern League Boys Team W L W L Clarkston 4 0 12 0 Pullman 2 1 9 2 West Valley 2 1 7 3 East Valley 1 2 4 7 Cheney 0 5 4 8 Boys Hawks Box Pullman 66, Cheney 35 Graham 0, Jaylen Worthem 4, Jones 0, Smedley 0, Gould 9, Jam...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    January 15, 2015

Eagles hold off Vandals down stretch for 89-86 win

An 11-1 run, fueled by 3-point shooting in the game's final eight minutes broke a 67-67 tie and Eastern Washington held on in the final minute to score an 89-86 Big Sky Conference basketball victory...

 

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