Cheney football settling into 3A world
Coach looking forward to challenge, opportunity in Greater Spokane League in year 3
Last updated 8/25/2022 at 9:26am
Like everyone else on the planet, Cheney High School head football coach Bobby Byrd certainly hopes COVID and its wide-ranging effects are firmly and far away in life’s rearview mirror.
Even as the virus waned in 2021 allowing the return to football being played in front of fans, Cheney struggled through a 1-win, 9-loss season, its second in a transition to the 3A division of the Greater Spokane League.
But there was a silver lining. “The good thing last year we had a small senior class so quite a few juniors and sophomores got playing time,” Byrd said. There is strength and experienc...