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 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports

Big Sky Conference calls basketball tournament

Update at 1:59 p.m. -- NCAA officials announced they have canceled both the men's and women's national basketball tournaments as well as other winter sports championships. This coming on the heels of conferences such as the Big... — Updated 3/12/2020 Full story


Legans is Coach of the Year in the Big Sky

CHENEY - The third-year Eastern Washington University men's basketball coach Shantay Legans was announced Tuesday, March 10 as the Big Sky Conference Coach of the Year from ballotin... — Updated 3/10/2020


EWU's Peatling is Big Sky MVP

CHENEY — The hardware haul was large for the Eastern Washington University men’s basketball team, but none bigger than the one senior Mason Peatling deservedly garnered.  Peatling capped a dominating run through the Big Sky... — Updated 3/12/2020

 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports

Suspended Blackhawk coaches resign

CHENEY – Two Blackhawks boys basketball coaches placed on administrative leave in late January have resigned. According to a recent Cheney School District monthly personnel status form, boys’ basketball varsity head coach... — Updated 3/12/2020


Legans is Coach of the Year in the Big Sky

CHENEY — The Big Sky Conference announced Tuesday, March 10, that third-year Eastern Washington University men’s basketball coach Shantay Legans had been named the conference’s Coach of the Year as a result of balloting by th... — Updated 3/12/2020


Peatling earns First Team Academic All-America honors

CHENEY — Eastern Washington University men’s basketball senior Mason Peatling has been selected as a first team Academic All-America selection by the College Sports... — Updated 3/12/2020


Medical Lake All-NEA Winter

Boys Basketball: Medical Lake landed two players, Nick Mason and Jordan Petersen on the First-Team All Northeast A League squad. “These two players helped shift a culture for... — Updated 3/12/2020


Eastern claims first outright 'Sky title since 2004

CHENEY — Eastern Washington made fellow Big Sky Conference coaches look good and the media not so much in the pool of experts. The Eagles broke away from a 59-all tie near the mid... — Updated 3/12/2020


Airway Heights recreation center go to place for seniors

With a variety of programs and services developed to enhance the quality of life for adults 50 and better, the new Airway Heights Parks and Recreation Center has become a popular... — Updated 3/5/2020


Big Sky title within reach as Eagles close regular season at home

CHENEY — The Big Sky Conference season ends the way it began.  Picked to win the Big Sky Conference and in a great position to accomplish that task, the Eastern Washington University men’s basketball team closes out the regula... — Updated 3/5/2020


39th Annual Killin Dinner is Saturday, April 18

CHENEY — Tickets are on sale for the 39th annual Killin Dinner, Dance and Auction on April 18 at Eastern Washington University.  Tickets are $100 per individual and $700 for a table of eight. More information and a registration... — Updated 3/5/2020


EWU 2019 football team honored

CHENEY — The most dynamic decade in Eastern Washington University football history officially came to a close on Saturday Feb. 29 with the awards ceremony honoring the 2019 team.... — Updated 3/5/2020


Mason Peatling repeats as Big Sky player of the week

Eastern Washington University men’s basketball senior Mason Peatling — a leading candidate for league MVP honors this season — has been honored as the Big Sky Conference... — Updated 3/5/2020

 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports

Rebuilding ahead for ML boys basketball

MEDICAL LAKE — The Medical Lake boys basketball team will certainly be faced with a significant rebuilding job for the 2020-2021 season. They will lose eight seniors, four of... — Updated 3/5/2020


Annual Law Enforcement Rivarly Series Hockey Night this Saturday

The annual Law Enforcement Rivalry Series Hockey Night takes place this Saturday, Feb. 29, at the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena. Game 1 pits Spokane Law Enforcement against the Tri-City Law Enforcement team in a benefit game,... — Updated 2/27/2020

 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports

O'Callaghan competes at state gymnastics

SAMMAMISH – Cheney High junior Lauren O'Callaghan represented the Blackhawks at 1A/2A/3A state gymnastics competition held Feb. 20-22 at Sammamish High School. O'Callaghan... — Updated 2/27/2020


'Only Fools Run at Midnight' registration is open

Medical Lake — Spring is on its way and so is the 42nd annual “Only Fools Run at Midnight” sponsored by the Medical Lake Lions Club takes place Saturday, April 4.  Proceeds to this event support the club’s Sight and... — Updated 2/27/2020

 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports

End of a season, end of an era for Cardinals

DEER PARK — Not only was Medical Lake’s 45-44 loss to Deer Park — AGAIN — on Feb. 21 agonizing in itself for all the what ifs, but the game that ultimately ended the... — Updated 2/27/2020

 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports

Babcock earns third, fifth place finishes at state swim

FEDERAL WAY – Cheney swimmer Trae Babcock wrapped up his high school pool career with a pair of top-five performances at last weekend’s 2A state swimming meet at the King... — Updated 2/27/2020

 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports

Helping hands

Big Sky basketball referee Martin Cichocki took a moment during a timeout at the Feb. 20 men’s basketball game between Eastern Washington and Sacramento State at Reese Court to... — Updated 2/27/2020

 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports

Blackhawks end season against Pullman

CHENEY – The Blackhawks boys ended their season — both regular and post — against the same opponent last week: the Pullman Greyhounds. Cheney ended its season in the first round of District 7 play against the Greyhounds, losi... — Updated 2/20/2020


Sports Briefs

Moffett sets state record for points MEDICAL LAKE — Odessa’s Ryan Moffett set the all-time prep basketball state scoring record Saturday against Cusick. Moffett’s record is currently at 3,112, and counting. He has at least... — Updated 2/20/2020

 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports

Five Cardinals advance to State

DEER PARK — Medical Lake scored a fifth-place team finish and will send five wrestlers to Mat Classic XXXII, the WIAA High School State Wrestling Championships Feb. 21 – 22 in... — Updated 2/20/2020

 By Roger Harnack    Sports


CHENEY — The Blackhawks district champion wrestling team ran into tough Yakima Valley competition at regionals Saturday, finishing third overall in their home gymnasium. But two... — Updated 2/20/2020

 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports

Rocking hats

A pair of fans appropriately attired with curling rock hats take in the action at the USA National Curling Championships women’s finals last Saturday, Feb. 15, between Team... — Updated 2/20/2020


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