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Victory is Medical Lake's first since 2018

PRIEST RIVER, Idaho – The Medical Lake boys football team opened the season strong Sept. 3, winning 28-0 against the Priest River Spartans. The team relied heavily on the rushing... — Updated 9/9/2021



Medical Lake Forward Hailey Cross attempts a penalty kick against Freeman High School in the Cardinals’ first game of the season.... — Updated 9/9/2021

 By Scott Davis    Sports

Cheney football team drops season-opener

CHENEY – The Mount Spokane Wildcats mauled the Cheney Blackhawks in a lopsided, 54-0, victory at Friday night’s GSL season opener. The Wildcats set the pace early, marching down the field on their first possession and pounding... — Updated 9/9/2021

 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Newman Lake access closed Sept. 12-14 for milfoil treatment

SPOKANE VALLEY — The state Department of Fish and Wildlife is closing the Newman Lake Access Area from Sept. 12-14 for milfoil treatment. A contractor hired by Spokane County and the Newman Lake Flood Control Zone District will... — Updated 9/9/2021 Full story

 By Scott Davis    Sports

Cheney boy headed for bass fishing nationals

CHENEY – A local boy is among the best bass fishermen in the nation. Mason Bridges, a Cheney Middle School eighth-grader, is headed for the Big Bass Zone Junior Championship... — Updated 9/9/2021

 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Breaking away

Several southern Spokane County residents participated in the Lincoln County Open Rodeo last Friday and Saturday nights in Davenport. Cory Perryman of Spangle was among the ranch... — Updated 9/2/2021

 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Overkill, Gold Rush repeat as winners

ST. JOHN – Several thousand race fans turned out Saturday for the second installment of Sprint Boat racing at Webb's Slough. The fastest time was posted by the No. 69 boat,... — Updated 9/2/2021


Eagles open at UNLV

CHENEY – Eastern Washington University faces a tough season-opening football game Thursday night as the Eagles travel to Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. The No. 11-ranked Eagles will play UNLV on the Rebels home field; kickoff... — Updated 9/2/2021

 By Roger Harnack    Sports

High school football kicks off Friday night

CHENEY – The high school football season officially gets under way Friday night with Cheney at home and Medical Lake and Liberty (Spangle) on the road. The Cheney Blackhawks will... — Updated 9/2/2021


Eastern volleyball team on the road this week

CHENEY – The Eastern Washington University women’s volleyball team is in Texas this week. On Wednesday, the Eagles face Tarleton State in Stephenville, Texas. The action gets under way at 4 p.m. Then, the women head to San... — Updated 9/2/2021


A firm grip

Medical Lake football players hope early practice leads to catching some winning vibes this season. Football practice opened up for area high school and college teams, who are... — Updated 8/26/2021

 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports

EWU women's soccer drops openers

CHENEY — Eastern Washington University’s women’s soccer team is still searching for its first goal of the season, having come close on several occasions in back-to-back losses to open the 2021 campaign. The Eagles fell 4-0 in... — Updated 8/26/2021 Full story


Eagle volleyball drops exhibition match to CWU

CHENEY - In its lone exhibition before officially starting the 2021 season next week, the Eastern Washington University volleyball team dropped a five-set exhibition match to Centra... — Updated 8/26/2021

 By Scott Davis    Sports

Winning preparation

Cheney High football players line up for drills in preparation for the upcoming season.... — Updated 8/26/2021

 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports

Taking in the experience

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Isaiah Rigo's current mental state is somewhat cyclical when he thinks about the upcoming Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. "I get excited, nervous to serious,... — Updated 8/20/2021 Full story


Eagle women open season on the pitch

CHENEY - The Eastern Washington University women's soccer team is inching closer to the start of the 2021 fall season. The Eagles have been training hard under newly named head... — Updated 8/19/2021

 By Al Camp    Sports

Team roping in Omak

Ty Schlecht of Cheney and Justin Solomon of Spokane Valley competed in team roping during the Sunday matinee performance of the Omak Stampede and World-Famouse Suicide Race in... — Updated 8/19/2021 Full story

 By DREW LAWSON    Sports

Preps athletes will see new masking guidelines

DAVENPORT — Masks will still be a part of sports this year, but face covering rules won’t be as restrictive to start the 2021-22 school year. The state Department of Health released new guidelines that mandate masks in some... — Updated 8/19/2021 Full story


Access to Palouse Falls is free Aug. 25

WASHTUCNA — Visitors and area residents will be able to enjoy Palouse Falls and Lyons Ferry state parks along state Highway 261 without paying a fee Wednesday, Aug. 25. Washington State Parks will open all of its parks for free... — Updated 8/19/2021


Six Eagles honored on national all-academic teams

CHENEY — Six Eastern Washington University track and field student-athletes have been selected to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic team for the 2020-21 school year.  In... — Updated 8/12/2021


Barriere named to Walter Payton Award watch list

CHENEY — Eric Barriere has the opportunity to finish what he started. The Eastern Washington University football player was named to the Walter Payton Award Watch List by Stats Perform, as announced Aug. 4. The prestigious award... — Updated 8/12/2021


Eagles start season ranked No. 11 by Stats

CHENEY — Eastern Washington University football is ranked No. 11 in the Stats Perform Preseason Top 25 released Aug. 9.  The Big Sky Conference had five teams recognized in the preseason poll, including two in the top nine.... — Updated 8/12/2021


Medical Lake Tennis-A-Thon celebrates 24th anniversary

MEDICAL LAKE - Medical Lake held its 24th annual Tennis-A-Thon beginning on July 21 at noon and ending at the same time on July 22. Leroy Lemaster, the former high school tennis... — Updated 8/5/2021


Barriere, Taylor named Stats Perform preseason All-Americans

CHENEY — A pair of Eastern Washington University football seniors have been named to the Stats Perform Preseason All-America Team, as announced on Aug. 2.  Eric Barriere... — Updated 8/5/2021

 By SCOTT DAVIS    Sports

Cheney soccer team thrives with new training ball

CHENEY - A new brand of training ball with local connections has found its way onto the soccer fields of Eastern Washington and Nels Radtke, the head coach Cheney High School's... — Updated 8/5/2021


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