This Week in History

March 26 1948

Cheney Free Press

Cheney High Wins County Boxing Title

Cheney, Mead, Deer Park, and Riverside high schools competed in a county boxing tournament on March 20, 1948, and Cheney came out on top with a total of 58 points. Riverside scored 9 points, Deer Park 15, and Mead 41.

The trophy, given to the Cheney team at the close of the tournament, was placed in the display window of Hansen’s Men’s Store, which was once located at 404 First Street. It was stipulated at the time that Cheney High would have to win an additional three tournaments in order to claim permanent ownership of the...


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