Cardinal boys have big turnaround

MEDICAL LAKE — The turnaround the Medical Lake boys’ basketball team made in 2023-24 was quite remarkable under first-year coach Brett Ward.

Ward — who moved from the girls bench last year as their head coach with the departure of Jordan Starr back to his home territory at Selah — helped orchestrate the program going from 1-19 in 2022-23 to 8-14 this season.

The Cardinals went from 1-11 in Northeast A League play to 6-6 this season, qualifying not only for the playoffs but getting within a game of qualifying for state.

The heavy lifting was done across the board, Ward explained. “Hard work and...


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