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Stories tagged: east valley

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 4, 2020

Smaller Spokane County school districts weigh back-to-school options

Spokane and Central Valley school districts will begin with students at home. But for smaller districts encompassing other, more rural portions of Spokane County, difficult decisions have yet to be …

Education notebook: EV, Freeman FBLA members compete at 2019 national conference

The FBLA members from East Valley and Freeman competed in the 2019 National FBLA Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas.

UPDATED: Sat., March 3, 2018

Girls 2A, 1A: Genesis Wilkinson’s late jumper lifts East Valley to third-place finish

With 25 seconds left in the season and her team trailing by a point early Saturday afternoon, there was no doubt who was going to get the ball for East …

UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018

Girls 2A: Archbishop Murphy makes late dash

Archbishop Murphy’s inside-outside tandem of Julia Lucas and Maddie Hill was too much for East Valley to handle on Friday and the Wildcats stunned the top-seeded Knights in the state …

UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018

Girls 2A: Top-seeded East Valley girls crank up defensive pressure in quarterfinal win

Top-seeded East Valley’s aggressive defense and relentless rebounding were simply too much for defending champion Lynden on Thursday and the Knights advanced to the semifinals of the state 2A girls …

2017 GNL preview: West Valley Eagles could soar

Connor Whitney might just be the ultimate team player. His favorite football moment at West Valley has nothing to do with his own exploits on the field, which are considerable …

Area high school football teams prep for openers

The high school football season is just now beginning its second week.

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017

East Valley’s Rodrick Fisher granted extra year of eligibility

East Valley football standout Rodrick Fisher has been granted a fifth season, District 7 officials confirmed Tuesday.

Students place at FBLA nationals

Several students from Central Valley, East Valley and Freeman high schools placed in the top 10 in their categories at the 2017 National Future Business Leaders of America Leadership Conference …

Former WV, EV wrestling coach Chuck Miller passes away

Greg Gavin was the head football coach at West Valley when the Eagles’ head wrestling coach, Chuck Miller, tried to get him to spar with him at practice.

UPDATED: Sun., May 28, 2017

State 2A track: EV’s Rodrick Fisher, Cheney’s Alsatta Bakana speed to titles

TACOMA – Alsatta Bakana stood at the top of the awards podium, trying to brush back tears Saturday afternoon.

UPDATED: Fri., May 26, 2017

Mead’s Joseph Heitman captures gold, teammate Thomas Dammarell third

TACOMA – The Mead boys team consists of five participants at the State 4A track and field meet.

East Valley advances to State 2A tourney with help from unheralded players

After a slow first half, Emily Fletcher scored 11 points, seven in the fourth quarter, to help East Valley pull away from Port Angeles 56-33 on Saturday at University HS …

District wrestling: Mead, North Central, East Valley and Colville take titles

Mt. Spokane junior Jake Howerton is going to have to get by wrestling in the postseason on essentially one good knee.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 19, 2017

Greg Lee - a look back at favorite 2016 stories

Pardon me for indulging for a few moments.

Former East Valley wrestler hopes more young women drawn to sport

Rachael Coleck learned to ignore her detractors and fell in love with her sport anyway.

Girls soccer: East Valley storms into State 2A quarterfinals

Shannon Frucci led a balanced offensive attack with two goals and an assist Wednesday as East Valley defeated Orting 8-1 to open State 2A girls soccer play at Gonzaga Prep

Story of East Valley football player Rodrick Jackson gains national interest

The comeback story of East Valley senior football standout Rodrick Jackson has reached as far away as the Big Apple and inspired area youth.

West Valley stops East Valley in Valley showdown

The West Valley football team didn’t clinch a state playoff berth Friday, but it’s in better shape than its rival. The Eagles, behind a senior quarterback who weighed 100 pounds …

East Valley standout receiver Rodrick Jackson proving life imitates art

Rodrick Jackson watched the movie and now he’s seeing it played out in real life.

Cross country races out of the gate

Fall cross country roundup.

Spokane-area high schoolers talk about how 9/11 has shaped their lives

Students from East Valley, Medical Lake and Ferris High Schools share what 9/11 means to them, and how the date has shaped their lives.

GNL: The area’s most wide-open race

There are a lot of question marks throughout the Great Northern League so picking a favorite is a challenge.

Prep roundup: CdA takes third in state softball; East Valley beaten in state baseball

Bre Burke pitched a complete game and hit two home runs to send Coeur d’Alene to a 7-4 win over Boise to take third place in the Idaho State 5A …

East Valley boys soccer gets ready for playoffs

Now in his second year, coach Gabe Escobar has the Knights entering the playoffs as the No. 2 seed from the Great Northern League. They face Clarkston at 6 p.m. …

East Valley girls defeat Ellensburg, capture third place

The East Valley Knights rebounded from a disappointing performance against Shorecrest in the State 2A tournament on Friday to secure the third-place trophy with a win over the Ellensburg Bulldogs …

State 2A: Top-ranked East Valley girls lose; Clarkston boys in title game

The top-ranked East Valley’s girls team will have a chance to play for the highest basketball finish in school history today, but not for the trophy they envisioned.

East Valley girls win close one; Clarkston boys cruise

East Valley’s state title hopes rode a torrid 3-point shooting spree in the first half to a 57-50 quarterfinal win over Anacortes on Friday in the girls State 2A basketball …

Hannah Burland leads experienced East Valley team in search of title

Hannah Burland is The Boss. Even amongst her fellow East Valley seniors, Burland is the undisputed leader.

EV girls looking to skip ahead at state

The family feel comes naturally with the East Valley girls basketball team.