Cheney Free Press -


Sorted by date  Results 26 - 50 of 7263

Page Up

EWU places 90 student-athletes on spring All-Conference team

CHENEY — A total of 90 Eastern Washington University student-athletes across golf, men’s and women’s tennis, and men’s and women’s outdoor track and field have earned a... — Updated 7/29/2021


Bowden, Fossen receive Big Sky Scholar-Athlete Award

CHENEY - After representing Eastern Washington University on national stages while excelling in the classroom, the track and field duo of Parker Bowden and Morgan Fossen are... — Updated 7/29/2021


Police reform laws going into effect July 25

AIRWAY HEIGHTS — Like the rest of Washington state, the police department will be adjusting their tactics this month. Eleven new bills, signed by Gov. Jay Inslee in May, will go into effect on July 25. These bills are a result of... — Updated 7/22/2021

 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Cheney Rodeo underway

CHENEY - Rodeo action got underway this afternoon, Friday, July 9, with matinee slack competitions in Tie-Down Roping and Barrel Racing. Slack is offered when too many competitors... — Updated 7/9/2021

 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports

Rodeo returns after year off

CHENEY — It takes a lot of work to stage the Cheney Rodeo — no small feat considering all of that work is done by volunteers. But given all that takes place, literally beginning... — Updated 7/9/2021


Livestock arrive at Cheney Rodeo grounds

CHENEY - The rodeo is only days away, and the signs are everywhere. Livestock arrived at 4 p.m. on July 7 in preparation for the Cheney Rodeo, filing into the fields to get... — Updated 7/7/2021


Thousands turn out for Freedom Rodeo

BASIN CITY — Thousands of rodeo fans turned out Friday and Saturday, June 25 and 26, to watch the second Freedom Rodeo. Temperatures neared 100 degrees at performance time Friday... — Updated 7/1/2021

 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports

Cheney High alum and four-time state champion to compete in Paralympic Games

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn — Former Cheney Blackhawk Isaiah Rigo is one of 61 athletes selected to represent the United States at the Paralympic Games this August in Tokyo, Japan. Rigo is... — Updated 7/1/2021


Cheney well represented on All-GSL teams

SPOKANE — The following Cheney High School athletes were named to Greater Spokane League 3A/4A All-League teams for Season 2 (spring sports) and Season 3 (winter sports) Season 2 (spring) Fastpitch softball Bella King First Team... — Updated 7/1/2021


Eagles athletes extend GPA streak to 14 years

CHENEY — Eastern Washington University student-athletes chalked up a cumulative spring quarter grade point average of 3.33 – extending a streak of consecutive quarters above 3.0 that stretches back 14 years. Concluding a year... — Updated 7/1/2021

 By John McCallum    Sports

Cheney's Rigo to compete in Tokyo Olympics

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn -- Former Cheney Blackhawk Isaiah Rigo is one of 61 athletes selected to represent the United States at the Paralympic Games this August in Tokyo, Japan. Rigo is... — Updated 6/29/2021 Full story


Local boat racer wins Unlimited Class

ST. JOHN - A local sprint boat race team that ended a qualifying run after landing upside down in Webb's Slough rebuilt the top half of a motor and finished the high-speed event... — Updated 6/25/2021


Sports Brief

Two added to EWU women’s basketball roster First-year Eastern Washington University head women’s basketball coach, Joddie Gleason, has announced two more Eagles that will join the squad this fall. Jordyn Boesel, a 5-9 guard... — Updated 6/24/2021

 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports

Schuller seeks $5 million in EWU lawsuit

CHENEY — An Eastern Washington University athletics department already saddled with an ongoing deficit and cuts to its budget, now has a potential $5 million lawsuit hanging over it following the filing of a lengthy tort claim... — Updated 6/24/2021

 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports

Cheney wraps up accelerated sports seasons

CHENEY — The Blackhawks Season 3 (winter) teams wrapped up competition with some playoff action last week. Boys basketball They may have finished 0-12, but Cheney’s last game of the season was one of its better ones. The... — Updated 6/24/2021

 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports

Medical Lake boys finish 2021 season with a win

MEDICAL LAKE — With Oscar Harris scoring 12 points and Ashton Hamilton-Becker adding 11 the Medical Lake boy’s basketball team ended its season with a 50-27 thumping of Riverside on June 19 in a consolation game of the... — Updated 6/24/2021

 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports

Public hearing set on county Raceway sale

SPOKANE — There’s a red flag waving at the proposed sale of Spokane County Raceway to the Kalispel Tribe. And now, pursuant to Washington state laws, and according to a June 15 news release, Spokane County will hold a virtual p... — Updated 6/24/2021

 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports

Medical Lake girls lose pair in NEA tourney

MEDICAL LAKE — After weaving together a six-game winning streak to nail down the No. 3 seed in the 2021 Northeast A League tournament the door quickly slammed shut for Medical Lake’s girls last week. Plagued on both nights by... — Updated 6/24/2021

 By John McCallum    Sports

Cheney wrestlers earn district titles

CHENEY - A pair of Blackhawks wrestlers, Jackson Showalter and Dylan Straley, earned Greater Spokane League titles at the district championship meet June 9. Also wrapping up the reg... — Updated 6/17/2021

 By Paul Delaney    Sports

Medical Lake girls have perfect week

MEDICAL LAKE - There are a lot of reasons both good and bad that will make the 2021 Northeast A League basketball season memorable for the Medical Lake girls. On the positive side... — Updated 6/17/2021


Parker Bowden will compete in Olympic Trials

Eastern Washington University track and field standout Parker Bowden has received and accepted an invitation to compete on Friday, June 25, at the United States Olympic Team Trials at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. Although... — Updated 6/17/2021


Women's Basketball welcomes two to 2021-22 roster

Eastern Washington University women’s basketball head coach Joddie Gleason has announced the first two members of her recruiting class in Jacinta Buckley and Jaleesa Lawrence. Lawrence joins the Eagles as a true freshman from... — Updated 6/17/2021

 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Mennonite cyclists riding cross-country

TEKOA – A Mennonite cycling group crossing the U.S. to race awareness for climate action rode out of the state on Saturday, June 5, after spending the last several days in... — Updated 6/10/2021


Eagles hand out track awards

After a season highlighted by a qualifier to the finals of the NCAA Championships and the shattering of a school record, the Eastern Washington University track and field program handed out 2020-21 team awards June 2. A total of... — Updated 6/10/2021


Barriere, Smith, Harrison earn MVP awards for Eagles

Six Eastern Washington University football players — as well as the entire team — have been given honors for their performances during the 2020-21 football season. For the second-straight year, the Offensive MVP was... — Updated 6/10/2021


Page Down

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021