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 By Paul Delaney    Sports    June 25, 2015 

Lilac Invite prep continues at The Fairways

The planning for the party, and the Lilac City Invitational golf tournament that goes with it, continues at The Fairways Golf Course. The West Plains course presents the 52nd edition of the event which runs July 9-12 and will once again benefit Shrin...

 
 By Paul Delaney    Sports    June 25, 2015 

Wood Bat Classic ready for another run in 2015

Both Cheney and Medical Lake will host pods in the American Legion Wood Bat Classic 2015 as they have for years. The difference, however, is neither city has a team in American Legion baseball this summer. Their worthiness as hosts is based on the...

 
 Sports    June 25, 2015 

Cheney 17U Summerhawks drops game to NW Premier BBC

The Cheney Summerhawks 17U baseball team had a short week after a 14-5 loss to Northwest Premier Baseball Club’s 16U team. Cheney struggled to get their offense going, having only five hits. Head coach Austin Sharp said his team had plenty of...

 
 By Al Stover    Sports    June 25, 2015 

Wilson-Seahawks contract negotiations up in the air

Seattle fans who are hoping that quarterback Russell Wilson would be a lifelong Seahawk may have to stop holding their breath. The Seahawks haven’t reached an agreement with Wilson as of the team’s June minicamp. Wilson is in the fourth and final...

 
 By Paul Delaney    Sports    June 25, 2015 

Road tripping Blue Devils head for Montana tourney

The Spokane Blue Devils are finding out what it might be like if any of them are fortunate to play minor league professional baseball by experiencing a seemingly endless amount of travel and a game-a-night pace. Back in town for a brief moment of...

 
 By Paul Delaney    Sports    June 25, 2015 

Summerhawks 15U begins busy season

The Cheney Summerhawks 15U team went 0-2 in their first week in the Spokane Indians Youth Baseball League after losses to the Joes, 5-0, June 15 and the Northwest Hurricanes, 7-6, June 18. Against the Joes, Cheney wasn’t able to mount any offense...

 
 Sports    June 25, 2015 

Tennis tips

Retired Medical Lake tennis coach Leroy Lemaster provides Brittney Kenady tips on serving last week at the annual tennis clinic. Each year the clinic provides lessons in the sport to new...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    June 18, 2015

CFP claims second Majors title

It was fitting that the rubber match between the Cheney Free Press and Rosa's Pizza took place in the Majors championship game at Waterfront Park in Medical Lake last Saturday. CFP came back to...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 18, 2015

Catching a glimpse of 'The Cup will have to wait for now

The visit of Lord Stanley’s Cup will have to wait at least another year. And if that is the case a year or so from now, local hockey favorite son Tyler Johnson’s wrist injury just might be healed so he can heft the trophy around for the day that...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    June 18, 2015

Cheney goes 1-1 in Apple Valley doubleheader

The Cheney 17U Summerhawks baseball team split a tough doubleheader against the Apple Valley Blues last Saturday, losing game one 18-7 and winning the nightcap 8-7. Cheney fought an uphill battle in...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 18, 2015

Blue Devils earn rare win over Yakima Pepsi Pak

If the Spokane Blue Devils AAA American Legion baseball team want some type of idea of how much things have improved since last year, for now at least, they will look at their Saturday, June 13 outing in Yakima. The Blue Devils earned a split in a no...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 18, 2015

Medical Lake tennis teams have memorable seasons

It took a little while for Medical Lake’s veteran tennis coach, Dawn Eliassen, to realize that it was her boys, and maybe not the defending Northeast A League champion girls that were going to excel in 2015. “It didn’t really occur to me that...

 
 Sports    June 18, 2015

EWU women sign four

  Fresh off the heels of one of the most successful seasons in program history, Eastern Washington University Women’s Basketball head coach Wendy Schuller has secured commitments from four student-athletes for the 2015-16 season she announced,...

 
 Sports    June 18, 2015

CHS team awards given

Several Cheney High School sports teams have released their list of team award recipients for the recently concluded spring sports season. Soccer Kelby Holland – Most Valuable Player Offense Spencer Yeager – Most Valuable Player Defense Tad...

 
 Sports    June 18, 2015

West Plains Scoreboard

BASEBALL WEST PLAINS LITTLE LEAGUE AAA Baseball (Final 2015) Team W L T Pts Pct. S. A. Martinssen D.D.S 10 4 0 20 .710 S. Jarms 8 4 2 18 .670 N. Pizza Factory 9 5 0 18 .640 N. Leos Photography 8 5 1 17 .620 S. Froyo 8 6 0 16 .570 S. Cheney Federal...

 
 Sports    June 18, 2015

District 7 awards announced

District 7 schools recently announced their 2015 Champion of the Stars award winners for the 2A, 1A, 2B and 1B classifications. Winners at Cheney High School in the 2A classification were Peter Condon, Male Special Olympics Athlete of the Year; Rosa...

 
 Sports    June 18, 2015

Sports Week

(Note: All schedules subject to change. Consult school or facility websites to confirm.) BASEBALL AAA American Legion Friday, June 19 — Sunday, June 21, Blue Devils at GSL Tournament at Tacoma, times, teams TBD. Tuesday, June 23, Blue Devils vs....

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    June 18, 2015

Bandits take second in Summer Classic 16U Silver Bracket

The West Plains Bandits 16U softball team rallied from a 0-2 start to take second-place in the Silver Division bracket of last weekend's Spokane Girls Fastpitch Softball Association's Summer Classic...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 11, 2015

Kelly, Paulson are brothers in baseball and life

Like fathers, like sons, that's what seems to show the most when Adam Paulson and Kasey Kelly sit down to talk about baseball and where it has taken them. Call 'em baseball brothers from other...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 11, 2015

Depth, experience is a plus for Spokane Blue Devils

Second-year Spokane Blue Devils' head coach Steve Hare likes things much better this season. Hired relatively late in the cycle in 2014, Hare inherited a team and a situation over which he had little...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    June 11, 2015

Summerhawks split doubleheader with Priest River

The Cheney Summerhawks 17U baseball team traveled to Riverside High School where they went 1-1 in a doubleheader against a Priest River club team, June 7. After the Summerhawks lost the first game 14-10, they came back to win the nightcap, 12-7....

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    June 11, 2015

UFC-USADA partnership brings a big shift to MMA

The UFC has taken a big step in addressing the recent string of high-profile failed drug tests from fighters that happened in the last year. At a June 3 press conference, they announced a partnership with the USADA (United States Anti-Doping Agency)....

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    June 11, 2015

West Plains fifth at North Idaho softball tourney

The West Plains Bandits softball team began their 2015 summer campaign by competing in the North Idaho (NI) Xtreme Tournament May 29-31 in Coeur d’Alene. The Bandits went 2-3 for fifth place in the eight-team U16 Division. West Plains opened with...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 11, 2015

Medical Lake softball struggled with youth in 2015

Youth may have been the Achilles heel of the Medical Lake softball team in 2015 but that will likely translate into success next season. "We've got two seniors graduating this year, we're still...

 
 Sports    June 11, 2015

Sports Week

(Note: All schedules subject to change. Consult school or facility websites to confirm.) BASEBALL AAA American Legion Thursday, June 11, Blue Devils vs Northern Lakes at A.K. Jackson(2), 5 p.m. Saturday, June 13, Sunday, June 14, Blue Devils at...

 

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