Cheney tracksters off to state

Blackhawks claim three District 8 titles

CHENEY — There will be plenty of cheering to be done for Cheney athletes during this week’s state 2A, 3A and 4A track and field championships at Tacoma’s Mount Tahoma High School.

The Blackhawks are represented in a dozen events following District 8 championships staged last week at Central Valley High School.

“We had a better year at districts this year,” head coach Derek Slaughter wrote in an email. “It wasn’t 100 degrees and we had one more allocation for state.” The Greater Spokane League — a.k.a. District 8 — was awarded berths from three finishers.

Cheney won three individual events as N...


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