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All-stars Garza, Payne used spring to prepare for college football

All-stars Garza, Payne used spring to prepare for college football

Many players in the East Idaho All-Star football game have signed with college football programs. Most of the seniors played spring sports. That’s where Skyline High School’s Anthony Garza and Idaho Falls’ Terrell Payne diverge. The two linebackers have spent the last three months shacked up in […]

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Players to watch at Senior All-Star football game

Players to watch at Senior All-Star football game

Amidst the collection of talent at Friday’s East Idaho All-Star football game are a handful of players who stood out from the pack this past fall. Below are five such players from both District 5 and District 6. These players starred for their respective teams last season, […]

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District 5-6 all-star softball game debuts Saturday

District 5-6 all-star softball game debuts Saturday

By MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com An idea that had bounced around in the head of Rigby High School head softball coach Barry Parkes for the last five years was made a reality this week. What is believed to be the area’s first all-star softball game makes its debut […]

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Rain rejiggered 5A state softball tournament

Rain rejiggered 5A state softball tournament

For a moment Saturday, organizers considered cancelling the rest of the 5A state softball tournament. Undefeated Eagle would remain that way. Coeur d’Alene would not get a chance to upset the Mustangs. Rocky Mountain’s 6-0 lead over Boise would evaporate like a puddle on a 90-degree day. […]

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Shelley’s Rumsey signs with Olympic college basketball

Shelley's Rumsey signs with Olympic college basketball

SHELLEY–Blaine Rumsey had resigned himself to the fact that his basketball career was over in the days following the 3A boys state tournament. The three-year Shelley High School varsity point guard was ready to move on to other things, start college at BYU-Idaho and play intramurals. But […]

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Revisiting state track

Revisiting state track

BY MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com Local track and field athletes brought in quite the medal and trophy haul at the Idaho high school track state championships Friday and Saturday in the Treasure Valley. Due to deadline and space constraints for Sunday’s Post Register, we take a look back […]

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Idaho Falls golfer Hadley Hersh headed to Idaho State

Idaho Falls golfer Hadley Hersh headed to Idaho State

It’s been a pretty good week for Idaho Falls High School senior Hadley Hersh. Seven days ago Hersh and her Tigers teammates celebrated the school’s first girls state golf title, winning the 5A championship by seven shots over rival Highland at BanBury Golf Course. On Monday, Hersh […]

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Shelley’s Burton signs with Pacific University football

Shelley's Burton signs with Pacific University football

Jason Burton’s college choice had been pretty much decided when he was contacted out of the blue. It was from the coaching staff at Pacific University, an NAIA school in Forest Grove, Ore., about 24 minutes west of Portland. They had seen Burton’s Shelley High School highlights […]

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Idaho Falls hockey ‘father’ Joe Marmo dies at the age of 90

Idaho Falls hockey ‘father’ Joe Marmo dies at the age of 90

The Idaho Falls sports scene has lost a legend. Joe Marmo, who helped start the Idaho Falls Youth Hockey Association, died Monday in Colorado Springs, Colo. He was 90. Marmo co-founded the Youth Hockey Association with Wayne Lehto in 1964, and together they headed the construction of […]

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Justin Jones replaces Bob Moon as Rigby athletic director

Justin Jones replaces Bob Moon as Rigby athletic director

Rigby High School has hired Justin Jones to be its new athletic director. Before the hiring, Jones was the assistant athletic director, the head basketball coach, an assistant track coach and a Spanish teacher at Rigby. Jones takes over for Bob Moon, who served the role part time […]

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Ex-I.F. tennis star Orin Duffin sues Idaho State for discrimination

Ex-I.F. tennis star Orin Duffin sues Idaho State for discrimination

By VICTOR FLORES and BRYAN CLARK vflores@postregister.com bclark@postregister.com A Mormon tennis player from Idaho Falls is suing Idaho State University, claiming he was discriminated against because of his faith. Former Hillcrest High School tennis standout Orin Duffin filed suit against the school Friday, alleging he was subject […]

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Rigby closes the book on 4A with two runner-up finishes

Rigby closes the book on 4A with two runner-up finishes

By MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com BOISE — One streak continued and another ended for the Rigby High School track team Saturday. For the 10th consecutive year, the Trojans claimed at least one state track trophy. For the first time in nine years, however, Rigby went without a state […]

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Records, sweeps and reflection for local medalists at 5A/4A state track

Records, sweeps and reflection for local medalists at 5A/4A state track

By MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com BOISE — Idaho Falls High School senior Isaac Kunz had high hopes for the final state track meet of his career. A top-three finish was one goal. Breaking I.F.’s school record of 4:19 in the 1,600 meters was another. Kunz got both Saturday […]

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Shelley sweeps 3A for program first state track titles, West J and Salmon end droughts

Shelley sweeps 3A for program first state track titles, West J and Salmon end droughts

*Editor’s note: Due to time and space constraints for Sunday, a state track follow-up will publish in Wednesday’s Post Register.* The Shelley High School track programs went into the final day of the 3A track and field championships without a state title to their name. They left […]

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May 21 state baseball roundup

May 21 state baseball roundup

Class 5A baseball At Boise, Lake City beat Meridian 4-1 in the state championship game to earn its first state title since 2007, according to the Idaho Statesman. Class 4A baseball At Twins Falls, Middleton held off Minico 5-2 to win the 4A state championship. Class 3A […]

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