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  • SATURDAY, AUG. 16, 2014

    Sign honors CV’s Mr. Spirit

    When students return to Central Valley High School next month, they will be greeted by a new sign over the front door. “Always believe. He did.”


  • SATURDAY, AUG. 2, 2014

    CV Band Boosters lighten the load

    Central Valley High School’s instrumental music department travels often during the school year. For marching bands in particular, travel means moving large instruments – four marimbas, two vibraphones, a xylophone, …


  • SATURDAY, JUNE 28, 2014

    EWU’s Gallaway ready to get back on field

    Paige Gallaway’s first soccer season at Eastern Washington University turned out to be a bigger challenge than expected. After a high school career that saw her win four letters for …


  • THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2014

    A student ‘we all can learn something from’

    At Central Valley High School, William “Emmanuel” Welch is known for his charisma, positive outlook and infectious charm. “When he walks in the room he lights it up with his …


  • THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2014

    Central Valley High School

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  • SATURDAY, MAY 17, 2014

    ‘Noises Off’ to cap CV theater season with laughs

    The theater department of Central Valley High School will close out its 2013-14 season with a comedy. “Noises Off” explores the behind-the-scenes antics of the cast and crew of “Nothing …


  • THURSDAY, MAY 8, 2014

    Rehkow looks forward to kicking off second season at UI

    Austin Rehkow made a successful transition from viral video sensation to Idaho Vandal last fall. As a high school senior at Central Valley, Rehkow burst into the national spotlight after …


  • THURSDAY, MAY 1, 2014

    ‘Different Drummers’ to be shown at Central Valley High School

    Central Valley graduate Lyle Hatcher is bringing “Different Drummers” to the school. Hatcher co-wrote and co-directed the film about his friendship with David Dahlke, who had muscular dystrophy and used …


  • SATURDAY, APRIL 26, 2014

    Texas transfer Shayla Vegas at home with Bears

    Changing schools in the middle of your high school career is never easy. But if you have a good glove and can defend the middle of the field, the transition …


  • SATURDAY, MARCH 29, 2014

    Boys soccer teams work toward season

    Rain, some of it unusually solid, was coming down as Central Valley closed out its practice session by talking penalty kicks. The Bears were working to bounce back after losing …


  • THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 2014

    ‘Mattress’ takes the stage at CV

    It’s the classic story about a princess and a pea, with production numbers and humor. The drama department at Central Valley High School is presenting “Once Upon a Mattress,” the …


  • SATURDAY, FEB. 22, 2014

    Central Valley students gain credit for technical theater work

    Students at Central Valley High School are hard at work building a castle for the upcoming production of “Once Upon a Mattress.” “It’s probably one of the biggest sets we’ve …


  • SATURDAY, JAN. 18, 2014

    CV’s Shepard prepares self, teammates for wrestling challenges

    The setting for Mat Classic, the Washington state wrestling tournament, is a unique tableau. The Tacoma Dome, large enough to accommodate two full-sized basketball courts or a football field with …


  • SATURDAY, DEC. 21, 2013

    Friendship helps programs prosper

    The Central Valley head boys basketball coach and head football coach share more than a common first name. Rick Giampietri and Rick Sloan both are longtime coaches and longtime friends.


  • MONDAY, DEC. 9, 2013

    Central Valley collects stuffed animals for Christmas Bureau

    When Chris Pittella, 18, was little he had a stuffed gorilla named Joe. “I still have it,” the Central Valley High School senior said. “He was my best friend. I …


  • SATURDAY, NOV. 30, 2013

    CV teacher sends quilts to soldiers in Afghanistan

    In Carolyn Schafer’s Central Valley High School family and consumer sciences classroom last week, students, teachers and volunteers stuffed quilts into plastic bags, squeezing them to get most of the …


  • THURSDAY, NOV. 28, 2013

    CV’s ‘Christmas Story’ a musical look back to childhood

    It’s a musical based on nostalgia – a grown-up Ralph Parker reflects on the Christmas he received his best present ever, an air rifle. The drama department at Central Valley …


  • SUNDAY, NOV. 24, 2013

    Central Valley captures state soccer title

    Jessie Kunz-Pfeiffer was diving left no matter what. She guessed correctly.


  • SATURDAY, NOV. 16, 2013

    CV students go blond as part of food drive challenge

    Tucker Stout snapped a photo of his head covered in gelatinous paste. “Gee, I’ve been taking selfies this whole time,” he said to his friend Gerardo Ramirez.


  • SATURDAY, NOV. 9, 2013

    CV students produce weekly sports show

    Chris Pittella, a senior at Central Valley High School, sat at a desk in front of a blindingly green wall and introduced himself. “Welcome to ‘This Week in High School …


  • SATURDAY, NOV. 9, 2013

    CV freshmen, sophomore lead cross country team

    When the Central Valley girls cross country team wants to go hang out togethere, Sarah White is guaranteed to be part of the plan. After all, the junior is the …


  • SATURDAY, OCT. 26, 2013

    CV boys don retro uniforms for regional meet

    Here’s a conundrum. How do you find that little extra motivation for a team heading out to defend its first state championship?


  • THURSDAY, OCT. 17, 2013

    Greg Adams honored for 30 years of military service

    He thought he was helping his daughter set up for homecoming, but on Sept. 27, Col. Greg Adams was the surprise guest of honor at the Central Valley football game. …


  • SATURDAY, OCT. 5, 2013

    Savannah Hoekstra’s goals push Bears to strong start

    You cannot overlook Savannah Hoekstra. That’s both a warning and a fact of soccer life at Central Valley.


  • SATURDAY, SEPT. 7, 2013

    New CV volleyball coach has winning ways

    Long distances are nothing new to Amanda Bailey. The first-year Central Valley volleyball coach traveled far to coach the Lady Bears, having coached teams in Mississippi and on the Florida …


  • SATURDAY, AUG. 24, 2013

    Bears, Titans stoked for success

    There’s a palpable sense of excitement about the annual start of high school football practices. It draws on both the fresh promise of a new season and the release of …


  • SATURDAY, AUG. 17, 2013

    Staying in the game

    The fire inside Kayla Mainer still burns, and she plans to keep stoking the flame for as long as her body lets her. Mainer, one of the finest outside hitters …


  • THURSDAY, AUG. 8, 2013

    Fundraiser honors CV’s Jansen Badinger

    The Central Valley High School graduating classes of 1976 through 1980 will host Buy Your Way Home, a softball game, Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at CV, 821 …


  • THURSDAY, JULY 25, 2013

    Badinger, recent CV grad who drowned, known for school spirit

    Jansen Badinger greeted staff and students at Central Valley High School’s front doors as they arrived for the school day. With a beaming smile and sincerity that all who encountered …


  • SATURDAY, JULY 13, 2013

    Patchwork project

    The quilt Carolyn Schafer has been working on includes blocks sewn together by some of her students at Central Valley High School. It’s one of 140 quilts that will be …


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