Shining Stars

Howard happy to be back leading the CV Bears

The Central Valley Bears girls basketball team is no stranger to being on top of the standings, this year's team is right back in first place of the 4A standings.  Senior Peyton Howard is back on the floor this year leading the way after spending a year on the sidelines recovering from a knee injury.

Spink leading the way for the Ferris Saxons

The Ferris Saxon boys basketball team is trying to get into position for a playoff run, they are being led by a quiet Senior leader, Coy Spink.  He's the subject of this week's Shining Star.

Jake Carr leading the way for the Wildcats

The Mt. Spokane Wildcats have been dominating for years on the wrestling mat and this year's team shows no signs of slowing down.  The Wildcats are in good hands when looking to the leadership of Senior Jake Carr, he's the subject of this week's Shining Star.

Rogers girls wrestling team leading the way in the GSL

The inland northwest has long been a staple of success in high school wrestling.  Girls wrestling in our area has been happening for years now, but this year at Rogers, they have the only girls team recognized by the WIAA in the GSL.

Schueller leading the way for the Vikings

There's no offseason at Coeur d'Alene when you play football and wrestle, this week's Shining Star Hunter Schueller went straight from the state championship game, to the wrestling mat.

Sturm leading the way for the Mead Panthers

Mead Senior Castan Sturm has had a great career on the Mead volleyball team, but that's just the beginning of her involvement at her school.  She's the subject of this week's Shining Star.

Anderson helps lead Bullpups through emotional cross country season

The Gonzaga Prep Bullpups cross country team ran with heavy hearts this fall as it was the first season without coach Joe Feryn who lost his battle with cancer in the summer.  Senior Sam Anderson helped lead the Bullpups through the tough season, and he's this week's Shining Star.

Football is a family game for N.C.'s Kade Garvey

The phrase "football is a family," is used so much, it almost loses meaning, until it's real.  At North Central, Senior running back Kade Garvey is leading the Indians football team and has a special bond with his head coach, and dad, Sean.

Pair of Seniors leading the way at U-High

Joli Poplawski and Lauren Fleury have been playing volleyball together since they were kids, but it's their leadership and commitment in the classroom that really stand out.

Hawley leading the way at Freeman

Freeman Senior Riley Hawley is involved in just about everything in her high school, and in those activities, you can always find her leading the way.

Northwest Christian's Rabe driven by perfection

The root of success for Northwest Christian softball, basketball and volleyball over the past four years is senior Jordan Rabe. She's the final Shining Star of the 2018-19 sports season, and will play college basketball at Biola University next season.

Multi-talented Archer shines on the tennis court

Shadle Park Senior Brenden Archer has been a mainstay on the tennis courts, but also in the classroom, and in the music department.  There doesn't seem to be an end to his talents, and that makes Archer the subject of this week's Shinings Star.