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 By FROM NEWS SERVICE AND STAFF REPORTS    Sports    July 2, 2015 

EWU's Tyler Harvey drafted by Orlando Magic

After performing his magic act at Reese Court in the past three seasons, the transition from Eagle to a member of the Orlando Magic has begun for former Eastern Washington University men's basketball...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    July 2, 2015 

Summerhawks go 2-0 vs. Priest River

The Cheney Summerhawks 17U baseball team is coming off a busy week, losing to the Spokane Crew 17U, 9-1 on July 23, and then sweeping a doubleheader with Priest River, 12-2, 13-0, June 25. They were...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    July 2, 2015 

Blue Devils get back on track in Belgrade tourney

The Spokane Blue Devils were in a funk following their 0-3 week in Spokane American Legion AAA play that ended June 24. They lost three straight contests to the Cannons, 1-0, 6-4 and 8-0, evening their league mark at 3-3 and fell into the dogfight...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    July 2, 2015 

Wall of fame a special honor for dedicated ML coaches

High on the east wall of the Medical Lake High School gym hangs a special sign. Made of darkly-stained wooden slats, it contains the names of past coaches who put in enough time to earn their way into the 20-year coaching club. Notable among them is...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    July 2, 2015 

Cheney 15U baseball drops game to Red Storm

The Cheney Summerhawks 15U team had what was supposed to be a busy week turn into a short one, losing their only game to the Red Storm, 6-0, June 25. Against the Red Storm, head coach Nick Fell said C...

 
 Sports    July 2, 2015 

Cheney & Medical Lake 2015 Wood Bat Pods

Cheney Pod Cheney Sunnyside Lewis & Clark No. 1 Moses Lake Walleyes Regina Athletics Cheney - Thursday, July 2 Cheney vs. Sunnyside – 8 a.m. Sunnyside vs. Mos. Lk. – 10:30 a.m. Mos. Lk. vs. Lewis and Clark – 1 p.m. Lewis and Clark No. 1 vs....

 
 Sports    July 2, 2015 

Nichols gets his chance with Eskimos

Matt Nichols’ Canadian Football League professional career has been full of injuries so far, but the former Eastern Washington Eagle might finally have his chance. With Edmonton Eskimos’ starting quarterback Mike Reilly sidelined by a knee...

 
 Sports    July 2, 2015 

Wood Bat AAA Mead Pod

Teams Spokane Blue Devils Spokane Crew Les Johnson Cats La Grande Legends N.W. Premier Thursday, July 2 Blue Devils vs. NW Premier – 8 a.m. NW Premier vs. Les Johnson – 10:30 a.m. Les Johnson vs. La Grande – 1 p.m. La Grande vs. Crew – 3:30...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    July 2, 2015 

Kari Knowlton named new Medical Lake volleyball coach

Brewster, Wash. native and budding teacher Kari Knowlton is the latest person who will attempt to turn the volleyball ship around at Medical Lake High School. Knowlton succeeds Amanda Higgins who had to resign due to conflicts with her regular job...

 
 Sports    July 2, 2015 

Sports Week

BASEBALL AAA American Legion Thursday, July 2, Blue Devils vs. NW Premier, Mead H.S., 8 a.m. Blue Devils vs. Spokane Crew, 6 p.m. Friday, July 3, Blue Devils vs. Les Johnson, Mead H.S., 8 a.m. Blue Devils vs. LaGrande, Ore. 6 p.m. Other games TBD.Tue...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    July 2, 2015 

Cheney Storm FC U14 have successful road trip

The Cheney Storm FC U14 Premier League girls soccer team hit the road for a 10-day trip that included tournaments in Seattle and Cranbrook, British Columbia together with a little soccer development...

 
 Sports    July 2, 2015 

Williams, Arakawa named Big Sky Scholar Athletes

A pair of recent graduates with degrees in biology — women’s basketball player Melissa Williams and track and field standout Jordan Arakawa — have been selected as Eastern Washington University’s recipients of the Big Sky Conference Scholar-A...

 
 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,...

 

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