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By John McCallum
Managing Editor 

April 8 too soon for Cheney lighting ceremony


Last updated 4/23/2020 at 9:24am

CHENEY – While a number of high schools in Eastern Washington and North Idaho turned on football field lights last Friday to honor the class of 2020 students and athletes, the lights at Tom Oswald Field remained dark.

School district officials said that wasn’t out of disregard for this year’s senior class, who because of the COVID-19 pandemic lost a spring quarter of sports, activities and other memory-creating events. The reason, Athletics Director Jeff Chandler said, was because of safety concerns and a desire to hold a ceremony later when everyone could enjoy it.

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