June 6, 2013 | Vol. 117 -- No. 7

Cheney High pair sign to play football at Linfield

Cheney High School seniors Theo Petropoulos and Eric Igbinoba have signed letters of intent to play football at NCAA Division III Linfield College in McMinnville, Ore.

Jim Missel
Theo Petropoulos (left) and Eric Igbinoba (right) will be taking their football skills to Linfield College this fall.

Igbinoba, 6-feet, 180 pounds, has signed as a wide receiver for the Wildcats. The 2013 graduate was a three-time All-Great Northern League first-team selection and a 2012 second-team All-State pick as a senior. He earned 11 varsity letters in football, basketball and track and was team captain in all three sports his senior season.

Petropoulos, 5-9, 175, signed as a kicker and was an All-GNL first-team selection as a senior, and had a season-long field goal of 46 yards. As a Blackhawk he was an honor roll student, team captain and earned seven varsity letters in football, basketball and track.

Linfield finished the 2012 season 11-1; it’s only loss a 31-24 upset by Wisconsin-Oshkosh in the NCAA Division III quarterfinals. The Wildcats visit Spokane Oct. 19 to take on conference rival Whitworth.

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