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 By Paul Delaney    Sports

Blackhawks blank Saxons in GSL football

On paper, and in the record books, Cheney’s 15-0 Greater Spokane League football win Sept. 9 at Tom Oswald Field illustrated that the Blackhawks played some solid defense. But as head coach Bobby Byrd pointed out, the goose egg... — Updated 9/15/2022

 By Paul Delaney    Sports

Rogers run over Medical Lake 42-6

The Rogers Pirates took advantage of everything Medical Lake gave them Sept. 9 at Holliday Field and returned to Spokane with a 42-6 non-league football win. In their first meeting... — Updated 9/15/2022

 By Paul Delaney    Sports

Cardinals repeat at Seaport XC

It was somewhat of a carbon-copy finish for Medical Lake’s cross country teams at the Seaport Invitational staged in Clarkston Sept. 10. Once again, as they did in 2021, the Cardinals collected individual titles. And once more... — Updated 9/15/2022


High School Sports Briefs

CROSS COUNTRY: Cheney bails from Highlander Cheney cross country ended up leaving the Highlander Invitational Sept. 10 due to the smoke and health of its athletes, head coach Derek Slaughter reported. “They did run the smaller... — Updated 9/15/2022


Eastern Sports Briefs

Oregon pounds Eastern 70-14 The University of Oregon scored on every drive, except its final two, and punted just once in rolling to a 70-14 non-conference football thrashing of Eastern Washington Sept. 10 at Autzen Stadium in... — Updated 9/15/2022

 By Paul Delaney    Sports

'Remodeling job' underway for Medical Lake soccer

For a relatively out of the way league, tucked away in the largely rural parts of far Eastern Washington, the Northeast A has become mighty tough when it comes to girls’ soccer.... — Updated 9/8/2022


Cheney vs Gonzaga

Curran Moore tries to outrace a pair of defenders in the Blackhawks’ 58-0 Greater Spokane League opening week loss at Gonzaga Prep Sept. 2. Cheney entertains Ferris at Tom Oswald... — Updated 9/8/2022


High School football briefs

Fast start propels G-Prep win over Cheney In a matter of a few minutes in the first quarter Sept. 2, the Cheney Blackhawks went from locking up in a dandy football duel with defending 2021 Greater Spokane League to shooting... — Updated 9/8/2022

 By Paul Delaney    Sports

Cheney Football Opener vs Gonzaga Prep

 — Updated 9/8/2022


EWU Sports Briefs

Eastern splits with Denver, UNLV Eastern Washington lost 2-0 to UNLV in a non-conference soccer match Sept. 4. in Las Vegas, Nev. as Izzy Perez and Heather Mitchell scored first half goals for the Runin’ Rebels. The Eagles,... — Updated 9/8/2022

 By Drew Lawson    Sports

Davenport tops ML in soccer opener

MEDICAL LAKE-The Davenport soccer team is coming off a 2021 season with mixed results, finishing first in the NE2B in the regular season but falling to rival Reardan in the league... — Updated 9/8/2022


Vernon Adams Jr. now a B.C. Lion

Former Eastern Washington University standout quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. has been traded from the Montreal Alouettes to the British Columbia Lions of the Canadian Football League... — Updated 9/8/2022

 By Roger Harnack    Sports

West Plains Cowpokes compete

DAVENPORT – Dozens of Eastern Washington cowboys and cowgirls competed Friday and Saturday nights in the annual Lincoln County Rodeo. The West Plains area was well-represented,... — Updated 9/1/2022


Cardinals impress new coach

Medical Lake football players got to put into action what they have practiced for the past week participating in the Bronco Jamboree on Aug. 27 in Ritzville. "The jamboree went... — Updated 9/1/2022

 By Paul Delaney    Sports

Cheney volleyball has depth, experience

There's some excitement in Heather Zorrozua's voice for a variety of reasons as she leads her Cheney Blackhawks volleyball team into the 2022 season. One is the prospect of the... — Updated 9/1/2022

 By Paul Delaney    Sports

Van Soest set to lead Medical Lake volleyball

Hailey Van Soest answered the call last season when needed in a pinch and that was later rewarded with her being named as head volleyball coach at Medical Lake High School. Now... — Updated 9/1/2022

 By Paul Delaney    Sports

Knocked away

Eastern Washington's redshirt freshman defensive back Joseph Obeto knocks away a pass in the Aug. 26 scrimmage at Roos Field. It was the final opportunity for game-style... — Updated 9/1/2022

 By Teresa Simpson    Sports

St. John Sprint Boat Racers Memorialize late Michael Dixon

ST. JOHN – Two area men were remembered following the Saturday, Aug. 26, sprint boat races at Webb’s Slough. The ashes of Richie Baltierra of St. John were spread on the waters after the racing. Baltierra passed away two years... — Updated 9/1/2022


State releases fall 'Hunting Prospects'

OLYMPIA – Fall marks the start of hunting seasons for deer, elk, waterfowl and upland game birds in much of the state. To help hunters, the state Department of Fish and Wildlife has released “Hunting Prospects,” which... — Updated 9/1/2022


Sprint boat results Saturday, Aug. 27

ST. JOHN – Here are the results of the final sprint boat race of the season Saturday, Aug. 27, at Webb's Slough: Modified Class – Pour Decisions, driver Jason Perkins of Cheney... — Updated 9/1/2022

 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Medical Lake to face ranked 2B teams

RITZVILLE – The Class 1A Medical Lake Cardinal boys will see how their brand of smash-mouth football matches up against a couple ranked Class 2B teams on Saturday, Aug. 27. The... — Updated 8/25/2022

 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Sprint boats to make waves at St. John

ST.JOHN – The 2022 Webb’s Slough sprint boat season wraps up Saturday, Aug. 27. The race is the second and final of the season in Whitman County. But it’s not the only thing... — Updated 8/25/2022


Eastern Sports Briefs

Football Eagles conduct first football scrimmage The offense rolled up 435 yards, 250 through the air with the other 207 on the ground in Eastern Washington’s first football scrimmage Aug. 19 at Roos Field. It was a result that... — Updated 8/25/2022

 By Paul Delaney    Sports

Former Sunnyside assistant looks to turn program around

When Medical Lake High School went to hire another head football coach there were likely many capable candidates - and certain ah-ha moments in the interview process? But what may h... — Updated 8/25/2022

 By Jon Wilson    Sports

Outdoors with Jon Wilson

Late summer of my 12th year delivered two life changing moments. The first was a brief and thrilling encounter with a mighty chinook salmon, whose massive form ascended the... — Updated 8/25/2022


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