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 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    February 23, 2017 

Medical Lake girls capture district championship

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Medical Lake boys top Okanogan 62-51 in state qualifier

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 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    February 23, 2017 

1987:Cardinal girls first trip to state

Current Medical Lake girls' head basketball coach Kyle Lundberg was in seventh grade in his hometown of Yakima when the Cardinals made their first state tournament appearance in March 1987. Thirty yea...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    February 23, 2017 

Nguyen and Taylor take fifth at Mat Classic

Three Cheney Blackhawk wrestlers returned home with medals from Mat Classic XXIX, Feb. 17-18, in Tacoma. Boedy Taylor (182 pounds) and Zack Nguyen (138) took fifth in their weight divisions while...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    February 23, 2017 

Best cooks up savory roast of Eastern's football seniors

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 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    February 23, 2017 

Babcock finishes career with second, third at state swimming

Cheney boys swimmer Trevor Babcock wrapped up his high school career with a pair of top-three finishes at the 2A/3A/4A state championships last Friday and Saturday at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. Head coach Jennifer Hochwalt said th...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    February 23, 2017 

Weston Thomas eighth at Mat Classic XXIX

Weston Thomas, wrestling at 113 pounds, earned an eighth place finish at the Mat Classic XXIX state tournament held in the Tacoma Dome last weekend. Thomas, who went to the event in 2016 as an alternate and did not compete, won a pair of matches the...

 

Sports Week

(Note: All schedules subject to change. Consult school or facility websites to confirm.) COLLEGE BASKETBALL Men Thursday, Feb. 23, EWU hosts Weber State, 6:05 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, Idaho State, 1:05 p.m. Thursday, March 2, EWU at Southern Utah,...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    February 23, 2017 

Cheney High bowlers reach state

Cheney High School's bowling club sent one team and three singles bowlers to the state championships last Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 18–19, at Lilac Lanes in Spokane. It was the first time the state...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    February 23, 2017 

Miller takes 12th at state gymnastics competition

Cheney High gymnast Alexis Miller made the most of her second trip to the 1A/2A/3A state gymnastics championships at the Tacoma Exhibition Hall, Feb. 17. Miller finished 12th out of 96 athletes in...

 

Cause for celebration

Contributed photo by David Noble (Above): Medical Lake girls' basketball coach Kyle Lundberg receives his coach of the year award. (Right): ML girls show off district championship...

 

Sports Briefs

Big match-up with Weber State on tap at Reese The stretch run is all about playing your best when it counts the most. And the Eastern Washington University men’s basketball team has a chance at forging a second-place tie with defending Big Sky...

 

Card girls off to state tourney after Lakeside win

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ML boys win pair in districts

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Sports Briefs

Eagles begin three-game homestand Friday versus Idaho Eastern Washington will look to continued success on home court and stay in the hunt for a Big Sky Conference regular season title as the Eagle men play their next three games at Reese Court...

 
 By Al Stover    Sports    February 16, 2017

Four Cheney wrestlers head to Mat Classic XXIX

Four out of the five Cheney High wrestlers who competed in the 2A Region IV tournament in Ellensburg, Feb. 11 will wrap up their season in Tacoma this weekend. Boedy Taylor, Josh Baker, Zack Nguyen and Francisco Martinez qualified for Mat Classic...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    February 16, 2017

Mixed Martial Arts judging needs a bit of tweaking and revising

There’s an old adage in mixed martial arts “never leave a fight in the hands of the judges.” Part of this is philosophical and encourages fighters to finish the fight with a knockout or a submission. The flip side to this is that a fighter may...

 

Cheney, Medical Lake swimmers off to state

There are going to be a few more people on the Cheney High School bus leaving for the 2A/3A/4A boys state swimming meet in Federal Way today (Thursday). The Medical Lake Cardinal boys 400-yard relay team will be joining the Blackhawks, making it...

 

Cardinal boys fall, will host Saturday game

Nizhole Sherman’s 20 points, and Xavier Warmink-Butler’s 14 were not enough to counter the state’s top-ranked 1A RPI team, Freeman, which defeated Medical Lake 71-58 in the District 7 championship game Tuesday at West Valley High School....

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    February 16, 2017

Millers advance to state in gymnastics

The Cheney High gymnastics team will have two athletes represent them at the 1A/2A/3A state gymnastics championships, Feb. 16-18 at the Tacoma Dome Exhibition Hall, and they are both named Miller. At the Feb. 11 regional qualifier, Alexis Miller...

 

Three Cards at Mat Classic

Sophomore Weston Thomas leads a contingent of three wrestlers from Medical Lake who will compete for state titles at Mat Classic XXIX in Tacoma Friday and Saturday, Feb. 17 – 18. Thomas, who will wrestle at 113 pounds, finished third in regional...

 

Sports Week

(Note: All schedules subject to change. Consult school or facility websites to confirm.) COLLEGE BASKETBALL Men Friday, Feb. 17, EWU hosts Idaho, 6:05 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, EWU hosts Weber State, 6:05 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, Idaho State, 1:05 p.m....

 
 By Gregg Hare    Sports    February 16, 2017

VanWormer commits to Shoreline

Cheney High School senior Cade VanWormer (middle) poses with former CHS head baseball coach Mike Cagle (left) and incoming head coach Glenn Chamberlain moments after he signed his letter of intent to...

 

Lady Blackhawks season ends in loss at West Valley

If one must assign blame for the Cheney High School girls basketball team’s elimination-round playoff loss to West Valley, Lorin Carlon said you can lay it on him. The long-time head coach in his first year with the Lady Blackhawks has been trying...

 

Blackhawks bow out of District 7 playoffs at Pullman

The Cheney High boys basketball team enjoyed one of its better offensive performances Tuesday night, Feb. 7, in Pullman. The Blackhawks tallied 73 points, tying their previous season high Dec. 28 against Colville. Unfortunately, the second-seeded...

 

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