September 12, 2013 | Vol. 117 -- No. 21

Mileage not an issue in Cheney's 30-8 win at E.V. Yakima

Blackhawks capitalize on four interceptions to build 24-0 lead in win over host Red Devils

Not even an hours-long road trip and ton of penalty yardage could keep the Cheney football team out of the win column last Friday night.

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The Blackhawks overcame a three-plus hour road trip and 160 yards in penalties, many coming late in the game, to knock off East Valley-Yakima of the 2A Central Washington Athletic Conference 30-8 in the season opener for both teams. The win avenged a 12-6, last-minute loss last year to the Red Devils at Eastern Washington University’s Roos Field.

“The kids played well, it was a nice start,” head coach Jason Williams said.

It took a while for both the...

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