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U-Hi athlete Cassidy Walter always one step ahead

In February 2013, when Cassidy Walter felt something pop in her knee during a showcase soccer tournament in Las Vegas, she collapsed on the field. The tenacious University High School …


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‘Jekyll & Hyde’ takes U-Hi stage

The drama department at University High School is exploring its dark side after the musical comedy “Shrek” it produced last fall. In “Jekyll & Hyde – the Musical,” Dr. Henry …


U-Hi debaters coach young successors

The members of the University High School debate team are busy. They’re trying to get a bridge renamed. They’re winning awards.


16-year-old pleads not guilty to killing classmates in crash

Preston Maher pleaded not guilty earlier this week in the October deaths of University High School classmates McKenzie Mott and Josie Freier following a car crash. He faces up to …


U-Hi Titans make third consecutive trip to state tournament

Trips to the state basketball tournament can be elusive, so Garrick Phillips isn’t taking his University Titans’ third consecutive trip to the Tacoma Dome for the Class 3A boys basketball …


U-Hi’s Stannard, state wrestling runner-up last year, has eyes on prize

Coming close to your dream – so close you have to shake hands with one who kept you from achieving it – eats at you in ways the average wrestling …


University High School’s Kylie Collins balances basketball, volleyball

Playing a varsity sport demands a great deal of time and dedication. Playing two sports demands even more. “Right now club volleyball is just starting up and I’m doing double …


In University High School student’s fatal crash, Sheriff’s Office recommends charges

A fatal joy ride to a popular stretch of Spokane Valley roadway known among young drivers as the “Ponderosa Jump” has led investigators to recommend felony charges against a University …


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 …


Teen driver in crash that killed two girls under investigation

The driver of a car that crashed into a tree Oct. 5, killing two University High School girls, had his license for one day. Preston Maher, 16, is now under …


Games help heal U-Hi’s broken heart

For 80 minutes Wednesday night, the University High girls soccer team was able to find refuge in the game. There have been so many tears from heartbroken teammates and classmates …


2 Spokane Valley teen girls killed in crash

SPOKANE VALLEY — Students at University High School in Spokane Valley are mourning the deaths of two girls in a crash.


Court overturns sentence against former U-Hi teacher

The state Court of Appeals has thrown out the sentence of a former University High School teacher on driving under the influence charges, ruling he was improperly sentenced. The Sept. …


U-Hi teacher named award finalist

In Mike Conklin’s pre-calculus class Wednesday, students were learning about piecewise functions – a way of calculating energy use in a building, the rate of water filling a bathtub or …


Getting early start on high school U-Hi frosh oriented before other students arrive

At 7:45 Thursday morning at University High School, 465 incoming freshmen were in the gym doing a dance. “They’re all kindred spirits,” Vice Principal Sherry Clark said of the freshmen …


U-Hi graduate will go to Brazil as Fulbright scholar

A graduate of University High School is preparing to go to Brazil next year after winning a Fulbright scholarship. Stevie Gildehaus, 22, said Brazil is launching a campaign for locals …


CV getting into ready position

Both Central Valley School District high schools hired new volleyball coaches Monday, with both schools turning to teachers from outside the Pacific Northwest to head successful programs with a host …


Weis calls it quits for U-Hi

Mark Weis admits it. He’s hurting. Weis stepped down this summer as girls volleyball coach at University high school after accepting an administrative position with the Central Valley School District.


University High School honor roll

University High School in the Central Valley School District has announced its honor roll for the second semester of the 2012-13 school year. 12th grade


Learning year for new principal at U-Hi

Alan Robbins, 48, is finishing his first year as principal at University High School in the Central Valley School District. This year has been an impressive one for the school. …


Rehkow’s kick highlights year

Looking back at the 2012-13 high school sports season reveals more than a few exceptional moments. But the one that most stands out lasted just a scant few seconds, but …


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Surgeries couldn’t keep University High’s Wirth away from stage

Had Tanner Wirth choreographed his senior year, there are several things he would have left out of the dance. The University High School senior missed the best part of two …


U-Hi coach Jon Schuh, daughter Karly set for last state trip together

Jon Schuh occasionally thinks that he should have introduced himself twice to people connected with University High softball: once as coach of the team and once as parent of one …


University advances to State 3A softball

RICHLAND – Hannah Wesselman gained playing time this season when University first baseman Alex Douglas missed some games with an injury. Wesselman put the extra cuts to good use.


New career takes off

Liz Wardsworth remembers the first time she met Eddie Gonzalez. “It was our first practice last year,” the University High track coach recalled. “It was still snowy out and we …


UI puts dream to beat, steering away from traditional recital

It began 22 years ago as a way for performing arts students at the University of Idaho to transform a traditional recital. “Music recitals irritated me to death,” said Diane …


U-Hi presents ‘Urinetown’

Following up its acclaimed run of “Les Misérables,” the drama department at University High School decided to stage a spoof of it. The next musical performance will be “Urinetown,” a …


Student’s community service effort helps kids fighting cancer

An assignment for school – the senior culminating project all students need to complete before they graduate – has led a University High School student on a path of long-term …