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 By Paul Delaney    Sports 

A team building experiment

There is, perhaps, an interesting yet purely accidental experiment taking place this winter sports season on the West Plains. Anecdotally speaking and come February, we might see if focusing largely on one sport or stocking a... — Updated 11/30/2023

 By Paul Delaney    Sports 

Blackhawks working 'how to get there'

CHENEY – As if the pure idea of trying to navigate the first season as a head coach in charge of a struggling program was not enough in itself, Travis Peevey had another obstacle... — Updated 11/30/2023

 By Paul Delaney    Sports 

Medical Lake girls play for new coach

MEDICAL LAKE – Consider the off-season for Medical Lake girls' basketball to have been not unlike a game of musical chairs. When the Cardinal's boys coach, Jordan Starr, packed... — Updated 11/30/2023

 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports 

Familiar face coaches Blackhawk girls

CHENEY – When Ken Ryan made the decision to jump from the girls’ basketball head coaching job to the athletics director’s chair at Cheney High School, he did not have to go far to find a replacement. It came from the same... — Updated 11/30/2023

 By ParaSport Spokane    Sports 

Multi sport medal winner

Bob Hunt, a 33-year-old Eastern Washington University student has returned home from five days of competition in Santiago, Chile at the Parapan American Games with a pair of... — Updated 11/30/2023

 By Paul Delaney    Sports 

Ward has challenges in new coaching role

MEDICAL LAKE – To say that new Cardinal boys head basketball coach Brett Ward has some challenges ahead might certainly be an understatement. Not only is he moving benches from leading the Cardinal girls last season, but he... — Updated 11/30/2023

 By Paul Delaney    Sports

Lumberjacks top Eagles in wild shootout

CHENEY — In a game of runs, maybe Eastern Washington just ran out of time in their Big Sky Conference regular season ending game with Northern Arizona Nov. 18 at Roos Field. Rallying from a 35-7 deficit with five minutes... — Updated 11/22/2023

 By Paul Delaney    Sports

Immediate impact is Stinson's goal

CHENEY – High school basketball player Evan Stinson's college dream has come true. The senior officially signed his letter-of-intent on Nov. 13 to play at Washington State University where he hopes to make as early an impact as... — Updated 11/22/2023

 By Paul Delaney    Sports

Looking inside Cheney's winless football season

CHENEY – It’s certainly an understatement when Cheney High head football coach Bobby Byrd admits the 2023 season was “A very tough year.” Going winless in 10 games will do that, especially when there was no indication such... — Updated 11/22/2023

 By Paul Delaney    Sports

New faces for boys' swimming

CHENEY – Despite having a defending state champion return to the team, Cheney swim coach Jennifer Hochwalt is taking a cautious approach to the 2024 boys' season. "We're gonna see what the season brings," Hochwalt said as she'd... — Updated 11/22/2023

 By Paul Delaney    Sports

No planes, trains or automobiles

One of a boatload of songs made famous by Johnny Cash was “I’ve Been Everywhere.” In staccato auctioneer fashion, Cash rattled off places like Reno, Chicago, Fargo, Minnesota, Boston, Charleston, Dayton and Louisville,... — Updated 11/16/2023


Cougar Commit­­s

Cheney Blackhawk senior basketball player Even Stinson made it all official Nov. 13 by signing a letter of intent to play in college next season with Washington State University.... — Updated 11/16/2023

 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Lancers win one game at state

YAKIMA – The Liberty (Spangle) girls volleyball team made a respectable showing in the state 2B tournament Nov. 8-9 in the Yakima Valley SunDome. Coming in as the No. 13 seed,... — Updated 11/16/2023

 By Paul Delaney    Sports

509ers score well in Boise

BOISE, Idaho -- Cheney boys cross country runners – racing as the 509ers – returned from the NXR Northwest Regional Championships with a notable finish Nov. 11 at Eagle Island State Park. With No. 1 runner Calvin Hilton choosin... — Updated 11/16/2023

 By Paul Delaney    Sports

Bobcats blast Eagles, 57-14

BOZEMAN, Mont. — On their initial defensive series Eastern Washington forced Montana State to punt — a good start it appeared? But after that the No. 5 Bobcats scored on their next six possessions of the first half rolling... — Updated 11/16/2023


Eastern men open with 3 losses

CHENEY – The old saying, “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” certainly applies to the Eastern Washington men’s basketball team following their third consecutive loss to open their season. Playing a rugged schedule... — Updated 11/16/2023


Eagles women sweep Utah schools

CHENEY – Following a road trip through Utah last week, the Eastern Washington women’s basketball team seems to be living up to pre-season expectations. The Eagles opened their 2023-24 season with wins over former Big Sky rival... — Updated 11/16/2023


Sports Briefs

BASKETBALL Eggers, Grossman join Women’s basketball CHENEY — The season has begun for Eastern Washington women’s basketball, but the team continues to build for the future. Head Coach Joddie Gleason announced the signing of... — Updated 11/16/2023

 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports

Explosive Eastern rolls past Cal Poly

CHENEY - When it rained it poured, literally and figuratively in Eastern Washington's Big Sky Conference football game Nov. 4 against Cal Poly. On a day where Cheney experienced... — Updated 11/9/2023

 By Paul Delaney    Sports

Runners compete in state meet

PASCO - The Medical Lake girls cross country team finished fourth in the state 2A meet Saturday, Nov. 4 at Sun Willows Golf Course. It's a spot lower than their 2022 finish.... — Updated 11/9/2023


Lancers girls advance to state 2B

SPOKANE – The Liberty (Spangle) Lancers were able to top the Brewster Bears in four sets during the 2B volleyball crossover at Mead High School on Saturday. In a highly... — Updated 11/9/2023

 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports

Blackhawks football ends season winless

CHENEY — The Walla Walla Blue Devils made the most of their two-and-one-half hour, 140-mile journey to Tom Oswald Field, Nov. 2. In a cross-over football game between a pair of winless programs played on a soggy field and with... — Updated 11/9/2023

 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports

Cardinals finally end long losing streak

LEAVENWORTH - Medical Lake football brought some sunshine into a dull and dreary day Saturday, Nov. 4. The Cardinals (1-9) snapped a 24-game losing streak and rewarded second-year... — Updated 11/9/2023


Eastern Sports Briefs

FOOTBALL Johnson named Co-Defensive Player of Week CHENEY — Eastern Washington defensive end Da’Marcus Johnson was named Big Sky Co-Defensive Player of the Week on Nov. 6. Johnson made the first of several game-changing... — Updated 11/9/2023

 By Paul Delaney    Sports

Blackhawks lose to Eisenhower

CHENEY — Once again, the start was promising for Cheney football, but the finish was much like it has been all season in a 24-7 non-league loss to Eisenhower on Oct. 27 at Tom Oswald Field. Sam Coffin connected with Kordell... — Updated 11/2/2023


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