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 By Bob Kirkpatrick    Sports

Cheney comes from behind to beat Ferris

CHENEY- Maddie McDowell fanned 10 Saxons and the Blackhawks pulled out a 3-2 comeback win over Ferris at Cheney High School Monday afternoon. It's the fourth consecutive league... — Updated 3/31/2022


Cardinals overpower Pirates, fall to Crimson Hawks

MEDICAL LAKE – The Cardinals dominated both games of a double-header against Rogers High School on March 22. Medical Lake took game one by a score of 11-1, and then shut out the... — Updated 3/31/2022

 By Bob Kirkpatrick    Sports

Boys Golf places fourth at invite

CHENEY—The Blackhawks turned in a solid outing on the links at Apple Tree Golf Course Monday, March 21, finishing in the middle of the pack shooting 359 as a team to open the season. West Valley finished first (318), Wenatchee... — Updated 3/31/2022

 By Bob Kirkpatrick    Sports

Boys Soccer struggling

CHENEY — The Blackhawks are off to one of their worst starts with seven consecutive losses, giving up 31 goals and recording just two. Cheney dropped a 2-1 match to West Valley, was dealt a 2-0 loss at home to Gonzaga Prep, were... — Updated 3/31/2022

 By Bob Kirkpatrick    Sports

Girls Tennis blanks Medical Lake

CHENEY— The Blackhawks turned in a dominating performance vs Medical Lake Saturday, March 26, taking a 7-0 match from the Cardinals. The win moves Cheney to 2-2 on the season. “It was a great win to close out our non-league... — Updated 3/31/2022

 By Bob Kirkpatrick    Sports

Blackhawks take two on the diamond

CHENEY—Quinn Hubbs tossed a complete game shutout giving up four hits and striking out 13 Bears and Cheney beat Central Valley 1-0 at home Friday, March 25. It was the second win... — Updated 3/31/2022

 By Bob Kirkpatrick    Sports

Cheney Boys get nonleague win

CHENEY- Cheney is on a heater, posting its third win in a row on the courts. The Blackhawks latest victim, the Medical Lake Cardinals, had their wings clipped 6-1 at home on... — Updated 3/31/2022


Cardinal girls break school record

WENATCHEE – Four runners from Medical Lake broke a Cardinal school record at the Ray Cochran Relays on Saturday, March 26. Head Coach Gene Blankenship said the meet doesn't fit... — Updated 3/31/2022


Cheney Baseball drops season openers

CHENEY-The Blackhawks are off to a bit of a slow start for the 2021-22 season, dropping back-to-back games to West Valley and Pullman. Cheney hit the road on March 15 to take on... — Updated 3/24/2022


Cardinals fare well at Richland Jamboree

RICHLAND – More than 40 Cardinal athletes set personal records in their opening track and field meet of the year March 19 at the Richland Jamboree at Hanford High School. Medical... — Updated 3/24/2022


Boy's tennis split matches

CHENEY-Cheney opened season play with a loss and a win in nonleague action. The Blackhawks dropped a 5-2 match at West Valley on March 15 and then beat Shadle Park by the identical... — Updated 3/24/2022


Cheney Girls tennis win one, lose one

CHENEY — Girls Tennis had a rough first outing of the season, falling to West Valley 5-2 at home on Tuesday, March 15. But the team turned things around two days later with an impressive 6-1 win at Shadle Park to level its... — Updated 3/24/2022


This is the first spring practice slate in two years

CHENEY – The Eastern Washington University (EWU) Eagles are gearing up for their first spring practice schedule in two years. EWU put out a press release on Friday March 18 stating the entire spring practice schedule as well as... — Updated 3/24/2022


Fish and Wildlife offices reopen

SPOKANE–The Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will reopen most of its facilities to the public starting Monday, March 21. “When we closed our offices and hatcheries to the public in March 2020 due to the... — Updated 3/17/2022


Eastern names new defensive coordinator

CHENEY – Former Eastern defensive line coach Jeff Copp is taking on the defensive coordinator role for the Eagles. Copp has taught every defensive position on the field during his tenured career and is familiar with the Big-Sky... — Updated 3/17/2022

 By Bob Kirkpatrick    Sports

Cheney High boys and girls track gearing up for opening meet

Blackhawks Boys and Girls Track is looking to make a statement in GSL competition with a veteran roster of athletes returning this season.  “Our motto is ‘Leave it better than you got it,”’ Head Coach Derek Slaughter... — Updated 3/10/2022

 By Bob Kirkpatrick    Sports

Cheney Fastpitch returns veteran lineup

CHENEY— The Blackhawks will lean on six returning players as the team looks to improve on its third-place finish in the 2021 GSL standings. The squad finished 5-7 in league play and was 6-7 overall. Returning players to the... — Updated 3/10/2022

 By Jim Stinson    Sports

Liberty-Spangle Boys crowned State Champion

SPOKANE- Tayshawn Colvin scored a game-high 28 points and the Liberty-Spangle Lancers got past the Brewster Bears, 64–55, at the Spokane Arena on Saturday, March 5, to claim the... — Updated 3/10/2022

 By Bob Kirkpatrick    Sports

Boys Tennis looking to turn program around

CHENEY— Cheney boys tennis team fell on hard times last season. The Blackhawks could not fill a complete roster, failed to chalk up a ‘W,’ and finished at the bottom of the pack in the GSL. Still, coach Dan Estock sees a... — Updated 3/10/2022


Cheney Baseball sets sites on productive season

CHENEY—The shortened COVID season last year saw the Blackhawks post only one win, a 15-5 shellacking of Ferris. But coach Rob Beamer anticipates the team being better than a.500... — Updated 3/10/2022

 By Jim Stinson    Sports

Reigning State 2B Champ settles for 5th place

SPOKANE- The Liberty Lancer girls have beaten the best and have been beaten by the best this season. Liberty was 1-2 against league rival Colfax and defeated No. 2 ranked Warden in... — Updated 3/10/2022


Mixed bag of talent sparks hope for girls tennis

CHENEY - First-year coach Linnea Love may have her hands full this season after losing several varsity players to graduation. But she remains optimistic despite it being a... — Updated 3/10/2022

 By Staff report    Sports

Eastern Women lose final home game of the regular season

CHENEY – The Eagles dug themselves an early double-digit hole and could not dig their way out in a 67–58 loss to Sacramento State on Reese Court Saturday, Feb. 26. Eastern was ice cold out of the box, shooting 33% from the... — Updated 3/5/2022


Gonzaga receives send-off at Northern Quest

AIRWAY HEIGHTS – Fans of the Bulldogs were able to get photos taken with the men's and women's basketball teams during a meet and greet event on Feb. 27 at Northern Quest Resort... — Updated 3/3/2022

 By Staff report    Sports

Eagles drop final road game to Sacramento State

CHENEY — Four Eagles hit for double figures, but it wasn’t enough to get past the Sacramento State Hornets as Eastern dropped an 81-75 contest on Feb. 26 that featured 13 lead changes and six ties. Ethan Price led the Eagle... — Updated 3/3/2022


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