Squirrtles make splash in opening week

The Spokane Squirrtles made a splash in their first week of play, winning seven of 10 games against Tom’s Terrific Team. The Squirrtles were up 6-3 after Monday, but Tom’s Team pulled ahead to gain a 5-2 lead on the start of Wednesday. They led in runs (29), home runs (nine), stolen bases (three), average (2.69), strikeouts (41), ERA (3.02) and WHIP (1.24). Manny Machado … Continue reading Squirrtles make splash in opening week

Angela Hill has found her groove in Invicta

When a fighter gets cut from the UFC roster, it’s easy to sit back and ponder the reasons they were released in the first place – and whether or not they deserved to be ousted from the promotion in the first place. But overall a mixed martial artist’s worth shouldn’t be about how long their UFC tenure was or their record prior to being released … Continue reading Angela Hill has found her groove in Invicta

Crunch Time: Goodbye Diva, hello Superstars

Note: This is my Crunch Time column that was published in this week’s issue of the Cheney Free Press. I know I’ve written this before but I just want to get it out of the way. Yes, I know professional wrestling — or sports entertainment as it’s known in some circles — is scripted. But rather than getting into the argument of “fake vs. real,” … Continue reading Crunch Time: Goodbye Diva, hello Superstars

Blackhawks tennis keep winning streak alive

//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js The Cheney High boys’ tennis team wrapped up their nonleague schedule with a 5-2 win over Greater Spokane League’s North Central, March 30 and a sweep of Northeast A League’s Deer Park, 5-0, March 31. Against North Central, Ryan Axtell, No.1 singles, swept Austin Bair (6-0, 6-0) and Mason Van Stone, No. 2, shut out Jarrett Walker (6-0, 6-0). Brandon Foster, No. 3, defeated … Continue reading Blackhawks tennis keep winning streak alive