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November 18th, 2014

It’s déjà vu all over again

November 18, 2014

Panthers struggle past Touchet

Once again, the Cusick Panthers were involved in a 1B- 8-man playoff game against the Touchet Indians that came down to the final minutes, and once again the Panthers came out on top, this time with a hard-earned 34-28 road victory over a rugged opponent.
“Whenever we play Touchet it’s that way,” said CHS head coach Sonny Finley. “We were expecting a close game the whole way…we really didn’t expect it to come down to the final possession again, but it did.”

Republic decimates Pomeroy

November 18, 2014

Cusick—again
in Spokane Friday

Quarterback Aaron Fritts and the twins—seniors Alex and Angelo Rivera—all ran for more than 100 yards to lead streaking Republic (10-1) to a 56-0 smashing of Pomeroy in a State 1B (eight-man) playoff game last Friday night at frozen Kettle Falls.
The playoff game had been moved from Republic because of alleged issues with the Tigers’ home field (no press box and no fence around the perimeter of the field).

November 5th

Colville dominates NEA All-League selections

November 5, 2014

Cornwell, ‘Carp’ Coaches of the Year for Indians

Colville High (9-0) dominated this year’s Northeast A League All-League selections that were announced on Monday.
The second-ranked Indians, who drew a first round bye this week and won’t know their first state playoff opponent until likely at least Nov. 8 or 9, got considerable respect from fellow NEA coaches during the selection process.
As they should have.

Post-season time for Colville High volleyball

November 5, 2014

Indians face
Chewelah or DP

Colville High split a pair of Northeast A League volleyball match-ups to end the regular season last week. The Indians (9-5), the league’s third seed to this week’s District 7 1A Tournament at Lakeside and Freeman, eased past visiting Deer Park, 25-9, 25-23, 26-24, back on Oct. 28 before losing on the home court last Thursday to NEA co-champion Lakeside, 25-10, 25-16, 28-26.
DISTRICT

Colville wins NEA title with rout of Lakeside

November 5, 2014

Indians idle
until next week

Colville High (9-0), mostly untested to date this fall, clinched the outright Northeast A League football championship last Friday night by bull-rushing outclassed Lakeside, 46-14.
The Indians were led by NEA Offensive MVP, Colton Vining. The 5-7, 175-pound senior rushed for a career high 257 yards (27 carries) and scored four touchdowns.
The Indians dominated up front from the outset and managed to rush for a season high 438 yards. The previous high was 379 yards on the ground against Medical Lake.

Relentless

October 16th

Why Cardinals dethrone Seahawks in the NFC West

October 16, 2014

On Pro Football Now, four-time pro bowl fullback Tony Richardson, Sports Illustrated NFL analyst Aaron Nagler and MMQB writer Jenny Vrentas discuss adjustments the defending champion Seahawks need to make and if the Cardinals can win the NFC West.

Total domination

October 16, 2014

Colville rolls
over top-ranked Freeman

Sometimes final scores can be deceiving. So it went last Friday night in front of a packed house at Colville High School, where the ninth-ranked Indians dominated from the outset in a convincing 28-7 rout of top-ranked and defending State 1A champion Freeman.
The game wasn’t that close.
Colville (6-0) simply dominated the Scotties, who came in riding a 19-game winning streak. The only hiccup for the Indians was a 35-yard Freeman touchdown on the first play from scrimmage of the second half. That cut the CHS lead to 14-7.

Cusick puts up 50 in first quarter on Selkirk

October 16, 2014

Bluff scores four
TDs for Cats

In an early Northeast 1B football matchup between playoff contending teams, the Cusick Panthers rode an incredible 50-point opening quarter to a 70-30 victory over the Selkirk Rangers last Friday night in Cusick.
Cusick head coach Sonny Finley was impressed with his team’s offensive explosion and school record.
“They came out and scored on us first, but we were able to put up 50 points and I was pretty impressed with our offensive output,” Finley said of the fast break onslaught.

‘When it rains, it pours’

October 16, 2014

Cougars lose two
key players
& game

Chewelah went into their Homecoming game against Riverside last Friday night looking for a Northeast A League victory. But injuries and inconsistent play by the hosts let the Rams pull away in the second half for a 34-6 road win over the struggling Cougars.
Chewelah found itself behind the eight ball before the game started after the loss of starting quarterback Blake Owens to a broken left (throwing) hand on Wednesday. Early in the game, Chewelah also lost Andrew Hansen to a rib injury.

October 8th

Colville, Freeman tangle in battle of unbeatens

October 8, 2014

Indians,
Scotties mirror images

One of the state’s most significant high school football games to date in 2014 will be played Friday night when unbeaten, defending State 1A champion Freeman brings its veteran cast to Colville to face the unbeaten Indians.
Game time for one of the most important regular season football games in recent CHS memory is 7 p.m.
Colville (5-0, 3-0) and Freeman ((5-0, 3-0) are familiar protagonists over the years. The Indians and Scotties, if they aren’t vying for a Northeast A League title, always seem to be on each other’s non-league schedules.

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