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By Paul Delaney
Cheney Free Press 

Looking inside Cheney's winless football season

‘They gave me everything they had…’


Last updated 11/22/2023 at 11:08am

CHENEY – It’s certainly an understatement when Cheney High head football coach Bobby Byrd admits the 2023 season was “A very tough year.”

Going winless in 10 games will do that, especially when there was no indication such a result might happen.

“In my mind, the staff’s mind and the players’ minds, (we were) having what we thought was a pretty good summer,” Byrd said in a recent interview.

With the experience the team returned on paper, the Blackhawks definitely looked better than how it ended, Byrd said.

Cheney football also had a winless season under Byrd in 2017 while m...

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