Lady Hawks off-season focus to be on ball-handling
Cheney High girls basketball head coach Shannon Root learned a few things about her team, and something about herself in her first season as the Lady Hawks varsity head coach.
Cheney finished 2013-2014 with a 5-15 record overall, 3-9 in Great Northern League play, making the post-season as the sixth seed and losing in the first round of the league playoffs to Clarkston, 71-49. None of the Lady Hawks games was closer than nine points, in either column, but, with only a few exceptions, Root doesn’t feel her team was blown out in those 15 losses.
“More like whittled away,” she said. What...