Blackhawks escape Colville by a point
Last updated 9/16/2019 at 12:25pm
If the Cheney High football team’s mission this year is to learn to finish games, they took a small step in that direction last Friday night in Colville.
The Blackhawks scored the game’s first 21 points, and then hung defensively as the Indians scored the final 20, eeking out a slim 21-20 season-opening win on the road against the defending 1A classification state champion.
Weirdly for a team that likes to grind down opponents with a running game, all of Cheney’s points came via the arm of senior quarterback Alex Long. Long connected with tight end Koby Holt on a two-yard touchdown pa...