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Cheney beats West Valley in overtime

In a game that seemed to have more momentum swings than first downs, the Cheney Blackhawks beat Great Northern League foe West Valley 20-14 in overtime to keep their playoff …


Per request, West Valley tops East Valley

One play set the tone for this cross-town rivalry: Converted lineman Jace Malek fumbled a kickoff only to gather himself and rumble 85 yards for a touchdown. The runback answered …


Lee, WV take 32-14 win over Clarkston

Austin Lee refused to take any credit after he took visiting Clarkston to the woodshed in a Great Northern League football game Friday night. By halftime, the West Valley junior …


Expect another wacky year from Great Northern League teams

An outright league champion couldn’t be decided on the football field in the Great Northern League last year, resulting in a four-way tie for first in the seven-team league. Then …


2013 PACE awards given to Spokane Valley students

Students from Spokane Valley schools were honored Thursday during a 2013 PACE awards celebration at the Mirabeau Park Hotel. The Partners Advancing Character Education group started in 2010 and includes …


WV wraps up first place in GNL baseball

West Valley’s road to the Great Northern League baseball championship was a case of mind over matter. A dose of small-ball didn’t hurt, either. The Eagles bunted their way to …


West Valley returns to tournament

ELLENSBURG – West Valley rode suffocating defense and the 14-point, nine-rebound performance of Erin Higbee back to the state tournament Friday, toppling Ellensburg 36-19 in the State 2A Regional at …


West Valley edges East Valley

Unfortunately, rivalry games don’t always live up to the hype. But this was not one of those occasions. This was the rivalry game that came down to the last play …


Artificial turf forces changes for state softball teams

Shoe shopping isn’t something many teenage girls dread, but the University and Shadle Park softball teams have uncovered the exception to that rule. Part of the Titans’ and Highlanders’ preparations …


West Valley, Cheney take top two seeds to 2A softball

Earlier in the week, West Valley center fielder Brooklyn Robinson pondered aloud. “I don’t know just how good our league is,” said the senior, tabbed the Great Northern League Most …


Opportunistic West Valley clinches state softball berth

Between innings midway through the District 7 2A fastpitch softball game at West Valley’s Smith Field Saturday afternoon, a Cheney parent made a plaintive request. “You know, I’d just like …


Eagles soar into playoffs

Arguably the best high school softball team in Eastern Washington has quietly zipped through league play undefeated. Now the West Valley Eagles are setting their sights on bigger feats.


Deer Park out after first-round defeat

Deer Park’s defense did enough to win Saturday afternoon. The offense just couldn’t keep the ball.


All three GSL 4A girls soccer teams qualify for state tournament

Greater Spokane League girls soccer teams showed their greatness Saturday in State 4A elimination games. Central Valley, Gonzaga Prep and Mead all won and advanced to the state playoffs.


Eagles fight back, beat Greyhounds in GNL volleyball thriller

Latasha Lofton had 18 digs and Courtney Wold added 18 assists, 13 digs and three aces as West Valley upset Pullman 13-25, 21-25, 25-19, 25-21, 15-18 in a Great Northern …


High school track legend retires

Hall of Fame Spokane Valley high school track and field coach Howard Dolphin is officially calling it quits. To commemorate the nearly 60 years of devotion and success, his family …


Shadle Park benefits from fresh arms

Pitching is often the name of the game in softball and that’s what had Shadle Park coach Juju Predisik worried last summer. He was looking at the prospect of throwing …


Eagles off and flying in GNL

West Valley High softball coach Paul Cooley likes everything about his team’s impressive start, but he knows the meat of the Great Northern League schedule remains. The Eagles’ pitching, hitting …


Slow start dooms West Valley in 2A consolation game

YAKIMA – Saturday’s loss to Grandview in the game for fourth and sixth places at the State 2A basketball tournament was a matter of perspective for West Valley coach Jay …


West Valley loses in 2A consolation finale

“When you’re picked fourth in your league and you finish sixth in the state, that’s a great deal,” West Valley boys basketball coach Jay Humphrey said minutes after the Eagles …


West Valley boys down Tumwater

YAKIMA – With one final chance for a state tournament trophy, the present and the future of West Valley basketball came together for one standout quarter in the SunDome, dashing …


West Valley boys will bring home trophy

West Valley’s win over Tumwater assures the Eagles (23-4) a first 2A trophy in four appearances. They will play Grandview (24-3) at 8 Saturday in the fourth-place game.


Freeman girls reach 1A title game

Surviving a game that coach Ashlee Taylor-Nimri termed “our worst team basketball since midseason” the Freeman Scotties powered past Bellevue Christian, in the SunDome on Thursday, 47-39, in the semifinals …


Kingston tops West Valley’s boys at State 2A with inside play

YAKIMA – All season long West Valley coach Jay Humphries quietly lived with concerns about his team’s interior defense. It was easy to, as the Eagles zipped through the regular …


West Valley boys tumble into consolation bracket

Thursday in the SunDome, West Valley boys basketball coach Jay Humphrey’s worst fears came true as Kingston’s surprising Buccaneers made the most of their first trip to the state tournament, …


West Valley boys count on Bagby’s evolved game, personality

On and away from the basketball court, West Valley basketball player Brady Bagby was two different people early in his career. “Off the court,” said coach Jay Humphrey, “he was …


West Valley’s Bagby grew into lead role

On and away from the basketball court, West Valley basketball player Brady Bagby was two different people early in his career.


West Valley boys advance to 2A final eight in Yakima

ELLENSBURG – The West Valley Eagles postseason boys basketball road show will spend a third consecutive weekend in Central Washington. The Eagles toppled Clarkston 57-51 Friday night in the first …


West Valley’s roster takes big hits

It was evident going into the girls basketball season that it would be difficult for West Valley to repeat as Great Northern League champ. After all, Pullman and Clarkston, with …


Seal of improvement

It’s a long, time-consuming process to earn a national board certification. But it’s one that more than two dozen Spokane Valley teachers happily completed this year. “This makes us better …