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Fairchild partnership leads to MLB award

SPOKANE – For the first time in club history, the Spokane Indians baseball team was presented with minor league baseball’s Organization of the Year Award on Dec. 6 due in large part to its partnership with Fairchild Air Force B... — Updated 12/16/2021


Cardinals top Connell, Northwest Christian

MEDICAL LAKE – The Medical Lake varsity basketball teams are off to a solid start this season, beating both the Connell Eagles and Northwest Christian (Colbert) Crusaders this... — Updated 12/16/2021


Peterson commits to Northwestern

CHENEY – When May Peterson moved to Cheney in August of 2019, the swimmer didn’t imagine she would be offered a scholarship and chance to swim for Northwestern University in... — Updated 12/16/2021

 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Two freshmen wrestlers win gold

MEAD – Two Cheney boys brought home gold from the Joe Ridlington Freshman Invite wrestling tournament Saturday, Dec. 11. Trenton Moore won all of his bouts at 182 pounds and... — Updated 12/16/2021

 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Cheney girls notch first win

CHENEY – The Blackhawks girls basketball team won its first game of the season Wednesday, Dec. 8, with a 41-33 victory over the Shadle Park Highlanders. The win came between... — Updated 12/16/2021


Kupp's cleats go to good cause

Eastern Washington graduate and all-star wide receiver Cooper Kupp's statement about the non-profit he chose to represent with his cleats this week. "My wife, Anna Marie, and I are... — Updated 12/9/2021


Makin' a splash

Cheney High School swimmer Reuben Morgan hitting the breath stroke.... — Updated 12/9/2021

 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Take 'em down

Medical Lake’s Mason Holt sprawls as Tekoa-Rosalia grappler Bryce Casey shoots a single leg during Friday night’s season-opening Reardan Takedown Tournament. Individual results... — Updated 12/9/2021


Medical Lake basketball teams open at home

MEDICAL LAKE – High school basketball season is underway, and the Medical Lake Cardinals opened their season on December 2 at home against the Saint George’s Dragons. The... — Updated 12/9/2021


Cheney High School Sports Round Up

Basketball CHENEY – Here’s a round up results from the high school winter sports ongoing season. Basketball The Cheney Blackhawks boys’ and girls’ varsity teams opened up their season at home in the Cheney High School... — Updated 12/9/2021


Area runners fill Cheney streets

CHENEY – The horn blared on Cheney Fire Department's engine No. 1 at 9 a.m. Thanksgiving, signaling the start of the 14th annual Cheney Turkey Trot. Nearly 500 area participants... — Updated 12/2/2021


Eastern advances to second round of playoffs

CHENEY – Nearly 4,000 fans braved the rain and attended the first-round, Nov. 27 playoff game at Roos Field, where the Eastern Washington Eagles beat the Northern Iowa Panthers... — Updated 12/2/2021


Winter sports seasons underway

CHENEY – Fall colors are gone and the winter weather is officially here as Cheney High School officially kicks off its' winter sports season. Basketball, swimming, gymnastics and... — Updated 12/2/2021


NE2B names all-league players

SPANGLE – The Northeast 2B has announced its all-league football players for the fall 2021 season. For the Liberty Lancers, juniors Brandon Finau and Aaron Roberts were named to the all-league offensive and defensive lines, and... — Updated 11/24/2021


New restrictions on hunters follow wasting disease outbreak

SPOKANE – State game worried about chronic wasting disease in deer, elk, moose and caribou have implemented restrictions on hunters bringing meet into the state. Washington residents hunting in Idaho and Manitoba may only bring... — Updated 11/24/2021


Riley confident entering first season as Eagles head coach

CHENEY – The Eastern Eagles basketball team enters the 2021-22 season with a new head coach. David Riley is a familiar face , and has enjoyed watching the program grow through his 10 years serving in various positions. Now, he... — Updated 11/18/2021


Local swimmer signs with Western Colorado

CHENEY – A Blackhawks swimmer has signed a letter of intent to attend Western Colorado University. On Nov. 10, Jade Gere signed the letter and accepted $56,000 in academic and... — Updated 11/18/2021

 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Spangle team brings home state trophy

YAKIMA – The Liberty Lancers girls volleyball team returned from the Yakima Valley SunDome on Friday, Nov. 12, with a seventh-place state 2B trophy. The Lancers, the No. 13 seed,... — Updated 11/18/2021

 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Cheney girls advance to state

SPOKANE – The Cheney girls soccer team punched its ticket to the Class 3A state tournament Saturday, Nov. 6, by knocking off Mead, 2-0. The Blackhawks scored with 33 minutes left... — Updated 11/11/2021


Cardinal runners trophy at state

PASCO – Medical Lake varsity cross-country teams shattered expectations Nov. 6 as both boys and girls brought home state championship trophies from Sun Willows Golf Course. The... — Updated 11/11/2021

 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Blackhawks compete at state

PASCO – Three Cheney Blackhawks competed Saturday in the state cross country meet at Sun Willows Golf Course. In the boys, 5,000-meter race, senior Dylan Thornburg posted the... — Updated 11/11/2021


Cheney swimmers win district

KELSO – Blackhawk swimmers brought home the championship trophy from the district meet Saturday. Coach Jennifer Hochwalt. said several competitors set team records and many... — Updated 11/11/2021


Blackhawks dominate Pirates in final game of season

CHENEY – A chilly rain was blowing sideways through the stadium lights and onto the muddy field the night of Nov. 4 when the Cheney Blackhawks defeated the Rogers Pirates, 38-8.... — Updated 11/11/2021

 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Lancers headed to state 2B volleyball tournament

SPANGLE – The Liberty Lancers girls volleyball team is headed to the Class 2B state volleyball tournament in the Yakima Valley SunDome. The local girls are seeded No. 13 and will... — Updated 11/11/2021

 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Two Spangle runners compete at state

PASCO – One boy and one girl represented Spangle at the state cross country meet Saturday at Sun Willows Golf Course. In the Class 2B boys 5,000-meter race, Liberty Lancer... — Updated 11/11/2021


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