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Rigby’s Mitchell Hernandez gets all star honor despite missing 2014 football season

A text message popped up on Mitchell Hernandez’s phone. The Rigby High School senior read it, processed it, smiled and teared up. The text came from JP Francia, the father of Hernandez’s football teammate Connor Francia, telling Hernandez that he’d join Connor on the 2015 District 6 senior all-star football team. Hernandez, a linebacker, received [...]

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Baseball

Compass Academy’s Chaffin, Clements sign to play college baseball»

Nick Chaffin and Andy Clements have shared a seat in the same baseball dugout since they were 10. So it was fitting they shared the podium Thursday at Compass Academy to announce their college baseball signings. Clements, a middle infielder for Idaho Falls High School, signed to play at Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore., [...]

Softball

I.F.’s historic season ends with early exit from state; May 15 state softball roundup»

At Post Falls, Idaho Falls dropped a pair of three-run games and was eliminated in its first state tournament appearance since 2005. The Tigers opened with a 5-2 loss to Meridian, falling behind 2-0 after three and 5-0 after six before scoring single runs in the sixth and seventh. Bailee Mills pitched a complete game, [...]

Track

Looking back at state track: Plenty of firsts for District 6 teams, athletes»

With more than 300 athletes competing at the state track and field championships this past weekend, District 6 excellence was on display from 5A to 1A. Due to space and time constraints, some of this excellence was left on the cutting room floor and did not make Sunday’s Post Register. Today, we look back on [...]

Tennis

I.F. boys, girls come away with third place; May 17 state tennis roundup»

The Idaho Falls High School boys and girls tennis teams each came away with third-place finishes at the 5A Idaho State Championships on Friday and Saturday at the Boise Racquet and Swim Club. The Tigers girls finished with 20 points, trailing champion Eagle (32.5) and runner-up Boise (21). “Depth is so important to your team,” [...]

Golf

Highland girls win first state golf title, I.F. takes second on day of repeats»

The Highland High School girls golf team had a first on a day of repeats at the Idaho High School Golf Championships at four courses Tuesday in northern Idaho. The Rams, who built a big lead after Monday’s opening round, held mini-charges from Idaho Falls and Centennial to earn a comfortable 5A team win at [...]