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 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    July 20, 2017 

Cannons return to state tourney

As he usually is, Cory Wagner was his productive self in the Spokane Cannon's American Legion AAA district seeding game against Gonzaga Prep. But Prep's Nick Drynan was equal to the effort the...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    July 20, 2017 

Up and down with the Seattle Mariners

I hesitate to write anything on this year’s Seattle Mariner’s. Especially right now. The M’s have had a propensity lately to put together a few winning streaks of promise, only to have those erased like Vesuvius wiping out Pompeii. A good...

 

Gubrud predicted to repeat; Eastern football picked No. 2 behind UND

There will likely be no surprise attacks in 2017 from the Eastern Washington University offense. Last season, Eagles' sophomore quarterback Gage Gubrud shocked just about everyone - except, perhaps,...

 
 By Kyle Lundberg    Sports    July 20, 2017 

Cardinal champions

Medical Lake's defending Northeast A League regular season champion girls' basketball team just finished their summer program with notable success. They were first in the June 15-16 in the...

 

Sports Briefs

Blackburn earns 2017 Hattemer Scholarship Started more than 25 years ago and now providing scholarship revenue to the Eastern Washington University football program, center Spencer Blackburn is the 2017 recipient of the Larry Hattemer Offensive...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    July 20, 2017 

Medical Lake's Cooper collects 'Wally' win

Justin Cooper of Medical Lake drove to an elapsed time of 8.907 seconds at 172.11 miles-per-hour to defeat Joe Kapler of Tacoma (8.891, 167.87) and win the Super Comp title July 16 in a National Hot R...

 

WPLL teams exit early at state tournaments

The West Plains Little League Majors All-Star team competed in the Washington State Little League Tournament this past weekend in Federal Way. The team played against Walla Walla Valley on Saturday...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    July 13, 2017

Cheney Rodeo champs give all fans taste of the action

Top competitors and eventual champions spread their best performances over all three days of the 50th edition of the Cheney Rodeo last week. Friday efforts held true for two more days in bareback and...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    July 13, 2017

Big putt rewards Vijarro with 2017 Lilac Invite title

His putter got hot at just the right time and helped Andrew Vijarro earn the victory - and the $10,000 that went with it - in the 54th annual Lilac City Invitational July 9 at The Fairways Golf Course...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    July 13, 2017

Cannons prep for playoffs following Whitefish tourney win

A year ago the Spokane Cannons used a solid second-place finish at the Whitefish tournament to propel them through their local league season, playoffs and on to the state AAA American Legion tournament. This year they will have the added impetus of a...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    July 13, 2017

West plains rodeo and golf are minutes, miles and worlds apart

To get from Bi-Mart Arena to The Fairways Golf Course is a five-mile drive that takes just about 10 minutes. But in many respects what took place at those respective West Plains sports venues last weekend might as well have been a half a world, or...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    July 13, 2017

Medical Lake American Legion season ends in playoffs

The conclusion of the Medical Lake AA American Legion baseball season was relatively quick. Losses on Saturday, July 8 at Al K. Jackson Field in Spokane, 16-1 to University and 13-10 to East Valley...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    July 13, 2017

West plains Bandits take third place in Spokane Tournament

The West Plains Bandits 18U softball team finished third in the Silver bracket of the 4th of July Tournament at Spokane's Dwight Merkel Sports Complex, June 30 – July 2. The Bandits lost their...

 

Beo transfers to Eastern

High-scoring Steven Beo, a former two-time All-State guard from Richland, Wash., will transfer to Eastern Washington University from BYU and play for the Eagle men’s basketball program. New EWU head coach Shantay Legans announced July 7 that Beo ha...

 

Sports Week

(Note: All schedules subject to change. Consult school or facility websites to confirm.) AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL AAA July 15, 16, Spokane AAA playoffs at Al Jackson. Times and teams TBD. July 22-27, State AAA tournament at Al Jackson and Gonzaga...

 

2017 Happy Hoofers fun run win goes to JT Gasper

The Happy Hoofers 2017 5k Fun Run attracted 58 participants and raised $945 for Children’s Miracle Network. Runners came from as far away as Michigan and New York. Kolby Smith, Miss Cheney Rodeo, was the official starter, sounding the horn at 8...

 

West Plains Little League Majors' All Stars are 2017 district champs

The West Plains Majors All Stars defeated Riverview last Thursday and Friday nights, July 6-7, to win the District 13 championship and secure a trip to the Washington State Little League Tournament...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    July 6, 2017

Errors haunt Medical Lake in Wood Bat play

Co-head coach Austin Sharp is not offering excuses for his team attempting to multi-task this past weekend as a reason for Medical Lake's 0-5 finish in the American Legion Wood Bat Classic...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    July 6, 2017

Cannons are clicking now

Coaches will tell you it's not the start but the finish that counts. And Spokane Cannons' head coach Chad Ripke is abiding by that mantra as his team enters the crucial stretch drive of the 2017 AAA A...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    July 6, 2017

Looking at the bright side of Mayweather-McGregor superfight

In the Jan. 19 issue of The Cheney Free Press I wrote that a fantasy superfight between boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr. and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor was “a long way from happening.” Well fight fans, since I last wrote in...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    July 6, 2017

Lilac City Invitational winner's check jumps to $10,000

The lure of a record payout for the winner promises to help add more interest to this week’s 52nd annual Lilac City Invitational golf tournament at The Fairways. Bumped by $2,000 to a hefty $10,000, the purse has attracted some familiar names to...

 

Tennis-A-Thon is July 19-20

Free tennis lessons, as seen above, are just a part of the 2017 Medical Lake 24-hour Tennis-A-Thon which celebrates its 20th birthday. This year's event takes place Wednesday and Thursday, July 19-20...

 

Sports Week

AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL AA Thursday, July 6, Medical Lake at Shadle Park, 7 p.m. Saturday, July 8, Medical Lake at National Division playoffs, site, teams, times TBD. AAA July 6 - 9, Spokane Cannons at Whitefish Tournament. Times and teams TBD....

 

Sports Briefs

Five added to next Eastern Washington Hall of Fame Class of 2017 The first soccer player in school history will be among the individuals in the 17th class of inductees into the Eastern Washington University Athletics Hall of Fame taking place Sept....

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 29, 2017

Medical Lake 2017 Spring All NEA

Medical Lake had a bountiful spring in landing 19 athletes on All Northeast A League teams. Their accolades also included a repeat individual state 1A title in the 100 and 200 meter dash by Lexi...

 

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