Blackhawks go 2-1 in Great Northern play

//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js The Cheney High baseball team came off a busy week of Great Northern League play that included a 6-2 road loss to West Valley, March 29 and wins over Pullman, 7-6, April 1 and East Valley, 10-5, April 2. In the West Valley game, Cheney took an early lead after scoring one run in the first inning. West Valley tied the game at 1-1 … Continue reading Blackhawks go 2-1 in Great Northern play

Cheney girls’ tennis tops NC, Deer Park

//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js After a sweep of Greater Spokane League’s North Central, 7-0, March 30 and a win over Northeast A League’s Deer Park, 6-1, March 31, the Cheney High girls’ tennis team is finding their stride. All of Cheney’s singles players won their matches. Bridget Calvert, No. 1 singles, defeated North Central’s Hana Nelson (6-1, 6-1) and Deer Park’s Katie Francis (3-6, 6-3, 6-3). Emily Howard, … Continue reading Cheney girls’ tennis tops NC, Deer Park

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

UFC 200 gets Nate Diaz v. Conor McGregor, Frankie Edgar vs. Jose Aldo rematches

Just some thoughts I had on the recently announced rematch between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz Well fight fans the UFC announced that the rematch between Nate Diaz and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in a welterweight match. The two squared off at UFC 196 where Diaz submitted the Irish champion in the second round. This makes sense from a business standpoint. It helped generate … Continue reading UFC 200 gets Nate Diaz v. Conor McGregor, Frankie Edgar vs. Jose Aldo rematches

Cheney boys, girls golf teams begin GNL play

The Cheney High boys and girls golf teams began Great Northern League competition last week. The boys took second place with 468 points in the GNL tournament, March 22, at Clarkston. The girls finished third with 57 points, one stroke behind East Valley at the March 24 league tournament. Team scores in the girls’ tournament were calculated via the modified Stableford Scoring system where the … Continue reading Cheney boys, girls golf teams begin GNL play

Sasha Banks’ Wrestlemania diary

Wrestlemania is coming up fight fans and one of the many things I’m excited about is the triple threat Divas title match between Charlotte, Sasha Banks and Becky Lynch. I’ve been vocal about my love for Banks, who is my favorite wrestler – man or woman – and seeing her get this great opportunity to have her first Wrestlemania moments – along with Lynch and … Continue reading Sasha Banks’ Wrestlemania diary