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Bittersweet victory: Bees win Tiger-Grizz despite losing seven title matches

By PAUL LAMBERT prsports@postregister.com The Bonneville Bees became the first District 6 school to win the Tiger-Grizz wrestling tournament this century on Saturday night, doing so in a most improbable fashion. Bonneville out-pointed Wyoming’s Green River 221.5 to 215.5 for the team title, but went 0-7 in championship bouts. The last local team to win [...]

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Girls basketball

No. 1 Bulldogs bear down, trounce No. 2 Cougars 59-32»

FIRTH — During halftime of the JV game in an already packed Firth High School gym Saturday, the Ririe High School girls basketball team shot around in matching black sweat shirts with the words ‘Make it Rain’ across the front. That phrase was foretelling for the varsity game, as the top-ranked 2A Bulldogs poured in [...]

Boys basketball

Skyline boys ride defense to 52-44 win over Rigby»

RIGBY — Outside of a dominating first quarter, the Skyline High School boys basketball team was simply pedestrian on the offensive end during Friday’s nonconference game at Rigby. The Grizzlies blew an early 13-point lead, struggled to make shots (20 of 47, 3 of 15 from the 3-point line) and fought the turnover bug in [...]

Wrestling

Bittersweet victory: Bees win Tiger-Grizz despite losing seven title matches»

By PAUL LAMBERT prsports@postregister.com The Bonneville Bees became the first District 6 school to win the Tiger-Grizz wrestling tournament this century on Saturday night, doing so in a most improbable fashion. Bonneville out-pointed Wyoming’s Green River 221.5 to 215.5 for the team title, but went 0-7 in championship bouts. The last local team to win [...]

Football

Travis Hobson leaves Shelley for head football coaching job at Century»

Shelley High School head football coach Travis Hobson was hired to fill the same position by Century on Tuesday afternoon. Hobson replaces Dave Spillett, who was recently hired as Pocatello’s head football coach. The Idaho State Journal first reported the hiring Tuesday afternoon. Hobson spent three years as Shelley’s head coach, going 30-5 with two [...]

Volleyball

The Post Register’s Best of 2014 in sports»

By MARLOWE HEREFORD, VICTOR FLORES AND JEFF PINKHAM mhereford@postregister.com vflores@postregister.com jpinkham@postregister.com Here’s a look at the stories that stood out to the Post Register sports staff this year. 1. Jenson makes U.S. Olympic team Jessika Jenson’s biggest dream came true in January when she was named to the 2014 U.S. Olympic team after years of [...]