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Cheney will play where the numbers are

Blackhawks stay in new, five-member Great Northern League


When it comes to enrollment figures shifting area schools between sports classifications, and causing re-alignment of some leagues, Cheney High School’s situation is pretty straightforward. In fact, the way Blackhawks’ athletics director Jim Missel sees it, so too is everybody else’s.

“Everybody’s playing where their numbers are, and that’s where Cheney is going to play – where our numbers are,” Missel said. “We learned our lesson.”

That last statement was a reference to Cheney’s tenure as a 3A school in the Greater Spokane League from 2002-2006, something all 16 varsi...

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