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EWU's Jim Townsend on ballot for Piesman Trophy

Little did Jim Townsend know that his 62-yard fumble return for a touchdown against Cal Poly in September would be up for an award in December. The Eastern Washington University junior defensive end out of Okanogan, Wash. High School is one of 18...

 

Lady Blackhawks upset East Valley girls

They may not be giant killers yet, but the Cheney High girls basketball team made a bit of history last Friday night with a surprising 58-82 win at then 2A top-ranked East Valley. In winning their...

 
 By Lee Hughes    Sports    January 24, 2019

Medical Lake boys finally break losing streak

It took a road trip north to Colville for the Medical Lake boys basketball crew to finally get their groove back, putting an eight-game losing streak in the rear view mirror with a decisive 64-42...

 

Blackhawks upset No. 2 Pullman

3,281 days. That’s how long it’s been since a Cheney High School boys basketball team has been able to celebrate a win over a Pullman squad. That ended last Saturday when the Blackhawks, led by a...

 

Blackhawk swimmers prepare for district meet

The Blackhawk boys swimming team has been building momentum all season, demolishing several opponents on the way to its district meet Feb. 1. At their Jan. 5 meet against Selah, the Blackhawks inched to victory 86-83 and came out ahead of East...

 

Cheney wrestlers end 30-year championship slump

The Blackhawk boys wrestling team powered their way to the league championship against West Valley Jan. 16 in a rivalry sparked by more than three decades of overall league losses. Neither team had taken the championship since the 1980s. Both...

 

Sports Week

College Basketball Men Thursday, Jan. 24, EWU at Portland State, 7:05 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, EWU at Sacramento State, 7:05 p.m. Women Thursday, Jan. 24, EWU hosts Portland State, 11:05 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, EWU hosts Sacramento State, 2:05 p.m....

 

Blackhawks find pace in Golden Feather win at Reese Court

Cheney High’s boys basketball head coach Gregg Smith believes the past two wins for his Blackhawks have been the results of his team finally beginning to connect more with their identity — a...

 

Sports injuries don't damage long-term quality of life

Over the weekend, scientists in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics released a study examining the “health-related quality of life” of teens who had suffered concussions or bone fractures while participating in sports. The results indicated...

 
 By Lee Hughes    Sports    January 17, 2019

Cardinal girls overcome turnovers to win annual Spirit Game rivalry

The Medical Lake Cardinal girls brought home a 64-58 victory from the annual Spirit Game competition in non-league play against the Cheney Blackhawks in a tough game before a roaring crowd at Eastern Washington Universities Reese Court on Saturday....

 

Lady Blackhawks lose see-saw Spirit Game at charity stripe

For Cheney High School interim head coach Roxie Smith, last Saturday’s Golden Feather Spirit Game hook up with West Plains rival Medical Lake felt more like a seesaw volleyball match than...

 

Blackhawk wrestlers hope for Great Northern championship title

Cheney’s boys wrestling team is slowly readying itself for the league championship, collecting a 54-21 win over Pullman Jan. 9 and ranking fifth as a team Jan. 12 at Ellensburg’s Ray Westberg Invitational. Head coach Jason Connor said the team...

 

Sports Week

College Basketball Boys Saturday, Jan. 19, EWU hosts Montana State, 2:05 p.m. Girls Saturday, Jan. 19, EWU hosts Montana State, 1 p.m. College Hockey Friday, Jan. 18, EWU at Montana State Univ., 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, EWU at Montana State Univ., t...

 
 By Lee Hughes    Sports    January 17, 2019

Cardinal boys fall in Spirit Game

The Medical Lake boys varsity basketball crew came away empty handed on Saturday in non-league play after losing 80-62 to the rival Cheney Blackhawks at their annual Spirit Game competition, held this year at Eastern Washington University's Reese...

 
 By Lee Hughes    Sports    January 17, 2019

Medical Lake varsity boys drop two more in league action

The Medical Lake Cardinal varsity boys basketball crew dropped two more before their loss to the Cheney Blackhawks Saturday. Jan. 8, Newport The Cardinals were mauled by the third-ranked Newport Grizzlies at home in a 62-44 loss before the home...

 

Lady Blackhawk gymnasts fine-tune their mat skills

Cheney High School’s inexperienced gymnastics team fought hard at University High School on Jan. 10 but couldn’t quite measure up to Spokane’s larger schools, coming in fourth place in the tournament with 108.350 points. The Lady Blackhawks...

 

Big Sky country part 2 - Eagle men face Montana State

Eastern will have plenty more time to savor its last victory, but head coach Shantay Legans prefers to embrace the extra rest and practice time afforded his team.  With a full eight days between...

 

McGee leads EWU track and field at Vandal Indoor Invitational

The Eastern Washington University track and field teams continued their success in the second indoor meet of the year at the Vandal Indoor Invitational on Friday and Saturday (Jan. 11-12).  "It was...

 

Eagles announce 2019 football schedule

Eastern Washington University has completed its 12-game football schedule in 2019 with the addition of a road game at Idaho on Sept. 21 and a non-conference home game vs. Lindenwood on Sept. 7. The schedule was announced Friday (Jan. 11) by Eastern...

 

Lady Blackhawks find hardwood success over holiday

Cheney High’s girls basketball team found the holiday break from school to be a little therapeutic. The Lady Blackhawks won three of their four games, starting with a pair of wins at the Eagle Holiday Classic at West Valley High School, Dec....

 
 By Lee Hughes    Sports    January 17, 2019

Medical Lake boys unable to overcome top-ranked opponents

The Medical Lake boys varsity basketball crew found themselves on the receiving end of two losses in league and non-league play last week, giving up a total of 147 points against Deer Park and...

 

Stick trips up Eastern in Frisco

Easton Stick stuck it to Eastern Washington in a big way last Saturday in Frisco, Texas. The senior quarterback scored three touchdowns — including the backbreaker in the final 1 minute, 16 seconds...

 
 By Lee Hughes    Sports    January 10, 2019

Character development through sports

Is a child’s participation in sports beneficial to the development of character? A 2017 article in Psychology Today titled, ”How Sports Can Make You Healthier and Build Character,” by psychologist John Rich, addressed this notion. Rich noted th...

 

Lady Blackhawks find hardwood success over holiday breakMedical Lake runners know what job lies ahead

Cheney High’s girls basketball team found the holiday break from school to be a little therapeutic. The Lady Blackhawks won three of their four games, starting with a pair of wins at the Eagle Holiday Classic at West Valley High School, Dec....

 

Blackhawks miss Pullman upset

Poor shot selection down the stretch denied the Cheney High School boys basketball team a chance at an upset of the state’s second-ranked 2A team last Friday night. The Blackhawks battled the unbeaten Pullman Greyhounds pretty evenly, taking a...

 

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