Cheney Free Press -

By Paul Delaney
Staff Reporter 

Local track athletes land in Eagles' nest

Six West Plains students find their place at EWU


Paul Delaney

Over the decades, interest shown to West Plains high school athletes from the school down the road - Eastern Washington University - could be described as tepid at best.

In the past 50 years or so the notable names of those from Cheney and Medical Lake appearing on rosters at Eastern is pretty short.

Gary Glasgow excelled at baseball out of Medical Lake in the early 1960s; Timm Shephard played football until an injury sidelined his career in the late 1960s; former Cardinal Paul Butorac exceled on the basketball court for Eastern in the early 2000s and Cheney's Matt Brunell earned a roster s...

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