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Page 6 Cheney Free Press f hutsday, June 3, 1982 Cheney team Cheney High School's girls' 800-relay team abley defended its state title with a repeat performance at state competi- -)on this past weekend. Jennifer Brash, Carol Fletcher, Syd- :ey Armstead and Cheryl St. John , mbined for a new state record time in - ,vent of 1:43.84 (automatic time). ev've been just outstanding," , : m,ented Cheney Coach Joe Richer, noting the group also has set school record times in several other events, as well h the 400 relay, the foursome has been clocked at 49.5, and in the 1600 relay the group has been recorded at 4 : 02.9. repeats "Even though I know some of these records will be broken some day in years to come, it will be a long time," said Richer. The four have many other presti- gious wins to their credit, including numerous wins at Wenatchee's Apple- blossom Invite and a second-place finish at the Pasco Invite this spring. Also competing at state was sopho- more Kris Ann Hatch, who failed to place with her toss of 35' 7". "We suspect she will be back at state in the future," said the coach. Senior Matheson, who qualified for state action in the highjump, did not compete because of an injury. CHS tennis players place Cheney High School tennis duo of Randall Stradling and Lars Johansen, as well as singles player Mike Manson, each returned from state competition this past weekend with fifth-place finishes. Stradling and Johansen were defeat- cd in the semi-finals, 6-2 and 7-6, by a The first girls' team from Cheney ever to go to state, Maura Flynn and Malei Young, won one match before being eliminated. team from Tacoma's Charles Wright High School. Manson fell, 6-4 and 6-2, to Steve Holmes. Champions For the second straight year, Cheney High School's 800.relay team has claimed the state title in their event. From left, with Coach Joe Richer, are Sydney Armstead, Cheryl St. John, Jennifer Brash and Carol Fletcher. Eastern selected as home of Mountain W. Athletic Confab are members of the Big Sky Con- ference for men. Eastern Washington University has been selected as the home of the new Mountain West Athletic Conference, and Eastern will perform its first official act in that capacity by hosting lhe MWAC conference council meetings next month. Conference athletic directors and their presidents will convene June 14 at the Ramada Inn to kick off a three-day ..ssio;, which will include interviews of .... ii ,,ies to become the MWAC ex-  lr  director. :;elcction of EWU as conference i adqu,Jrters was announced jointly by IWAC president Barb Hollman, ,-men's athletic director at Uni- versity of Montana, and Eastern's Women's Athletic director, Mary Rub- right. The Mountain West Athletic Con- ference will make its debut in the fall as the major women's athletic association in the Inland Northwest, offering re- quired competition in volleyball, bas- ketball, track and field, cross country and tennis. There also will be MWAC championships in indoor track and gymnastics. Eastern Washington, Montana, Montana State, Idaho, Idaho State, Boise State, Weber State and Portland State are the eight member schools. All, except EWU and Portland State, Basketball play will be restricted to Division I only. Teams in other con- ference sports may be a mixture of Division I and Division II programs. The conference council meetings will begin at 9 a.m. on June 14. The executive director search committee will interview candidates June 15 and June 16 on the EWU campus in Cheney. The position will be filled, and the conference office opened by early summer, according to Hollman and Rubright. Summer camps planned for Eastern league pitching star Ray Washburn will be the featured instructor, but a stand- out staff includes three Eastern Wash- ington college coaches and three Spo- kane area high school coaches. Eastern's football coach Dick Zornes and his three-man staff will team with professional lineman John Yarno and Dennis Boyd of the Seattle Seahawks and Dave Browning of the Oakland Raiders to run the football camp which is scheduled for the week of June 27. In addition, basketball coach Jerry Krause will head the 10th-annual Eagle Basketball School, with sessions start- ing June 20, June 27, July 11 and July 18. Camp information is available from EWU University Conferences. at 359- 2406. The 1982 Northwest Ameri-Can Jude Camp is scheduled June 20-26; the third-annual EWU Volleyball Camp will run July 25-30; the annual Tiger Wrestling Camp, featuring nationally known coach Dan Gable, is scheduled July 4-10; and the EWU Gymnastics Camp for girls 8-18 will be held the week of Aug. 1. There also will be a soccer camp, featuring pro star Kyle Rote Jr., July 6-10, and the annual cheerleaders camp for girls Aug. 9-12. L,astern Washington University will !eld the Pacific Northwest's most diverse selection of athletic camps this !:,.llTlmlr when summer sessions for t)ase.ball players and football linemen ill be added to the growing assort- sent of vacation camp programs. EWU baseball coach Jim Wasem, who recently guided Eastern to second place in its first season as a member of the Pac-10 Conference's Northern Divi- Men, will be camp director for three weekly sessions of the inaugural base- ball camp, which will begin June 20, June 27 and July 4. Former major Junior Olympic track action scheduled and 17 in Grandview. Athletes (15-18) who finish in the top two in each event at the Regionals will qualify for the National T.A.C. Junior Olympics Championship, July 30 and 31 and Aug. 1, in Lincoln, Nob. For more details, contact the Cheney Track Club, 418 Cocolalla St., Cheney 99004, at 235-4762. Atkinson picked 'The District I and District II T.A.C. Junior Olympics Preliminary Track and Field meets will be held June 5 at Eastern Washington University. Competitions are open to athletes to age 18. The districts include the coun- ties of Spokane, Lincoln, Whitman, Stevens, Ferry, Pend Oreille and Adams, as well as the Idaho counties of Bonner, Kootenai, Benewah, Shoshone and Boundary. Action starts at 10 a.m., with a full track and field program. The entry fee is $1 per athlete (before June 1). T.A.C. cards will be required. Local dog wins honor Deep Crock's Smokin' Zev, an Eng- lish setter owned by Harry Culane of Espanola, continued his winning way )n May 22 by taking first place in the Oregon Hunting and Retrieving Club's National Shoot-to-Retrieve Trials. The event was held at Sauves Island, Ribbons will be awarded in the top six places. The top four finishers in each event will advance to the Inland Em- pire T.A.C. Junior Olympics Champion- ships at EWU. The Boys Champion- ships on June 19 will be followed by the Girls' Championships on June 20. The entry fee for this competition also will be $1, and medals will be awarded to the top three finishers. From the Inland Empire meet, the top four in each event will advance to the Region XII competition on July 16 Cheney High School centerfielder John Atkinson will play in the State Feeder All-Star Game at Rogers High School this weekend. Atkinson led the Blackhawks during the recent season with 18 stolen bases, while also maintaining a .286 hitting average. "This is an opportunity for John to earn a spot on the State All-Star Team," commented Cheney Coach Terry Regnier. "John has been an excellent player, and it is a deserved award." Eastern eyes sport facilities By Tom Thrun The approval of a construction bid for the grading of a new baseball field on the Eastern Washington University campus will help to not only ease the burden on Eastern playing fields, but on recreation fields throughout the remainder of the city, as well. Last Thursday, the EWU Board of Trustees approved the baseball field relocation project, which will see a new field being graded in the area behind the Pavilion. The old field, in turn, will receive more use by softball and intramural teams from Eastern, some of which have had to via for use of the Salnave and Moos fields with other groups under the Cheney Parks and Recreation Department. EWU sports administrators and City of Cheney department heads earlier last week met ith the EWU Campus Planning Committee to discuss the future development of academic and sports facilities on campus. Represent- ing the city was Parks and Recreation Department head Bob Hudson and City Planner Tom Richardson. Represent- ing EWU sports were HPEA (Health, Physical Education and Athletics) Chairman John Massengale, Men's Athletic Director Ron Raver and Rec- reation and Leisure Services Depart- ment Chairman Howard Uibel. Wayne Loomis, director of Facilities Planning for Eastern, told those as- sembled that as academic areas ex- pand in years to come that they likely will move into the area now holding the baseball field and practice field. The athletic fields, he continued, likely would move further fields behind the current He said the university retain the "mall" meadow between the Fi[ {[ plex and Kennedy Librar ; {I Massengale reported thal track facility will not needs, recommending tl preferable to build separa I R football facilities in the added that the present tra in yards and does not lend i the metric system, which ! accepted throughout the Ui and world. om Tru The chairman said thatT.. timing pads at the new complex also would help i,! b . S the kmd of activity that ord the new facility. bauer Office space also will greater concern as both ul and recreation departmen r grow and expand, said Ma NISTR As both the football a programs grow, both the of Par Woodward Stadium facilitirvisor expanding. Raver said he n Sup that football be played on t/'Recto did not rule out playing m Albi Stadium in Spokane asl tive to expanding the seati ward Field. Loomis did not rule out t, e;d ad' that Woodward Fiel.d itself at be relocated some day. E noting the increase of inter@i n9 t also speculated on the the cl Woodward Field one day pdthe re a soccer stadium. I fee n ilade p Sports award Cheney Athlete Todd Bright, who participated in many different sports, was presented with the Alfred Walker Award. Making the presentaUon Is Coach Sam Indorf. Three honored Scholarship winners Valerie Ander- son, Jeff Milner and Heidi Nardon were announced at the Sixth Annual Bozan- ich Golf Tournament; raising funds were Eastern Washington University's Accounting and Decision Science De- partment. Roger Wallace shot a 73 to win low gross; Phil Anderson was second; and Bob Herald was third. Kermit Palmer won the Men's Handicap Division, with Bob Smith, second, and Rocky Urdahl, third. The Men's Callaway Division was led by Brian Gunderson; Stan Tracy was second, and Gus Myers was third Helen White won low gross for the women, with Janice Wellman taking the Women's Callaway Division. CHS basketball camp planned Cheney High School basketball coach Denny Humphrey has announced the dates of this summer's local basketball clinics at the Cheney High School gymnasium. Clinics will be held for incoming fourth through 12-grade students on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, June 14-July 1, as well as on July 6, 7, 8 and 9. Incoming fourth through sixth-grade boys and girls will practice from 9 to 10:30 a.m. each day. Incoming seventh through 12-grade girls will practice from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Incoming seventh through ninth-grade boys will practice from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., and incoming 10th through 12-grade boys will practice from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Clinic participants are required to CHENEY BOWL SUMMER HOURS: Closed on Mondays Open 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Tuesdays thru Saturdays Sundays open 2 to 9 p.m. Also open Thursday afternoons 1 to 5 ALL OPEN BOWLING THIS SUMMER WILL BE WITH COLORED HEADPIN STRIKE WINNING A FREE GAME TICKET. KEEP COOL/ WE ARE COMPLETEL Y AIR CONDITIONED ONLY THE FACTORY SELLS FOR LESS Year End Clearance Starts Now! 82 Impala 4 dr. #2526. 6 cyl, AT, PS, air cond., BSM, rear mirror, cruise control, radio, w/w tires, cloth int., EPA Town 22 mpg, Hwy 29 mpg. Was $9768.21 NOW $8166.45 82 Camaro Berlinetta Coupe. #18857. 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Cheney-area players are asked to ',tend an organizational meeting on :,e 7 at 7 p.m. at the Cheney High : heel gym. Coaching will be Bruce :: :mbo and Don Case. r more information, contact Tom ,  ,dd at 235-8010. Jack Cave caught this eight.pound, 27- inch rainbow trout on May 17 fishing from the dock at Williams Lake Resort. Chuck Clark, resort owner, reported the fisherman was using worms for bait. register by June ll, at which time theYa liability Help us clean o t o old Lafontaine graduates also must have turned in U ur SSion DYer waiver. The registration fee is $32 per Airman lstClassJamesE. Lafon- student, but a family plan is availahle, tock of rious co/o d i3 taine, son of O. John and Emily C. Under theplan, thefirst family mem- S va r an i ][S&u Lafontaine, 248 Gregory Dr., Cheney, ber is required to pay a fee of $32, with p Fee has graduated from the U.S. Air Force $16.each additional member only paying size n V ,',l,',,.,,',,,IUl,o ' Stud missile systems analysts course at  Chanute Air Force Base, Ill. Graduates of the course learned how to inspect and repair missile systems, and earned credits toward an associate degree in applied science through the Community College of the Air Force. Lafontaine will now serve the 321st Organizational Missile Maintenance Squadron at Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D. He received an associate degree in 1981 from Spokane Commun- ity College. Students are required to wear shorts, t-shirts and tennis shoes. They also must bring their own towels each day. Skills to be covered will include the basics of dribbling and ball handling, as well as offensive and defensive tech- niques. Assisting Coach Humphrey will be Steve Larson. Brochures have been distributed to all local schools. For more details, call the coach at Cheney High School at 235-6203 or at home at 235-6047. 1/3 ORIGINAL COST ! ON DISPLA Y A T The Cheney Free Press!:=: 1855 18t St. - Cheney -- 235.6184 - Open Mon..FrL 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.