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Schimandle goal carries Cheney


John McCallum

Kelby Holland (18) rushes to be the first to congratulate Ian Schimandle on his goal against East Valley. The senior's shot carried the day in Cheney's 1-0 win.

National League Hockey great Wayne Gretsky once said "You miss 100 percent of the shots you don't take."

Cheney High School boys' soccer coaches Mark Kiver and Matt Pollack keep using the quote to remind the Blackhawks to keep shooting the ball as often as possible. It's a work in progress, but it's work that paid off last Thursday against East Valley.

The Blackhawks only shot the ball nine times against the visiting fourth-place Knights (4-6, 4-7, 14 points), missing several good looks and having several more denied via stellar stops by EV goalkeeper Adam Bromley.

But in the 60th minute, C...

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