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Teton Redskins preview

By • Aug 28th, 2015 • Category: Football, News

By PAUL LAMBERT If you are sensitive to loud noises, you had best steer clear of the Teton High School weight room. Depending on whether the coaches or kids are at the controls, the booming sound system in the mirrored room belts out AC/DC, Eminem, Skynyrd, Wiz Khalifa and Jay Z at a decibel [...]

North Fremont Huskies preview

By • Aug 28th, 2015 • Category: Football, News

By PAUL LAMBERT Hold on to your chinstraps, Nukies. The purple and yellow wave is rising. Though the Nuclear Conference has largely belonged to Firth and Salmon over the past decade, it appears the balance of power his heading northeast to the Ashton high country. When Ben Lenz took over as head coach of [...]

Salmon Savages preview

By • Aug 28th, 2015 • Category: Football, News

By PAUL LAMBERT Some say the frontier town of Salmon doesn’t belong to the Gem State. That is, Salmon is in Idaho, but it is not of Idaho. The rough-and-tumble outdoor culture is more reminiscent of Montana, which makes Sean McKinney the perfect fit for the Salmon High School football team. McKinney, a former [...]

Challis Vikings preview

By • Aug 28th, 2015 • Category: Football, News

By PAUL LAMBERT Forget about Chicken-out Ridge. That’s not how they do things in Challis. Chicken-out Ridge, a narrow, double-cliffed backbone on the trail to the top of Mount Borah, is an aptly-named stretch that has prevented many a vertigo sufferer from reaching the summit. It is a scramble path that is unforgettable for [...]

Drought ended: IF softball defeats Highland 15-7 for first district title since ’01

By • May 8th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Softball

By PAUL LAMBERT Who says “One” is the loneliest number? With a 10-5 semifinal win over host Skyline and a 15-7 victory over Highland, Idaho Falls High School staked its claim as the No. 1 softball team in the District 5-6 championship tournament. And one by one, parents, fans and BFFs alike flooded through [...]

Sugar-Salem boys win BYU Invite

By • May 3rd, 2015 • Category: News, Track

The defending 3A state champion Sugar-Salem High School boys track team concluded an impressive weekend in Utah with the ultimate prize. The Diggers accumulated 81.25 points to win the 1A/2A boys team title at the 105th annual BYU Invitational at Clarence Robison Track in Provo, Utah. Their point total was also the largest for any [...]

Full Nilsson: Snake River claims 12th state wrestling title; Treyton Nilsson captures fourth

By • Mar 1st, 2015 • Category: News, Wrestling

POCATELLO — After winning an individual state wrestling gold, the natural thing is to jump up, point to the home fans with both hands, and signal “No. 1.” Then there’s the curious case of Snake River senior Treyton Nilsson. After beating Shelley freshman Braxton Balmforth 5-1 in the 3A 113-pound championship final Saturday at Holt [...]

Clone wars, Burley style: Salmon twins on track to both claim state titles today

By • Feb 28th, 2015 • Category: News, Wrestling

POCATELLO — If you are a general home contractor working in the greater Lemhi County area, it may be time to get the Burley family on speed dial. At the very least, the Burleys could use an unsolicited cold call once a week. Because when teenage twin brothers Casey and Conner Burley decide it’s time [...]

Knights hand Grizz boys first home loss, 72-61

By • Feb 12th, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, News

Skyline High School coach Clint Cornish nearly pulled off a “Donnie Baldwin” on Wednesday night. Baldwin, whose typical preseason goals are to win every home game for the home fans – plus enter the district tournament with at least 15 wins – foiled Skyline’s attempt at DB’s version of perfection with a 72-61 win at [...]

South Fremont’s Konner Hiatt one of many local wrestlers to celebrate title at John Berry Classic

By • Feb 1st, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, News, Wrestling

SUGAR CITY — Reverse arm bar? Check. Front set? Check. Short drive home to St. Anthony with a sweet first-place medal from the 2015 John Berry Classic? Check. South Fremont junior Konner Hiatt thrust his arms up into the spotlight Saturday afternoon after defeating conference rival Tanner Klingler (Teton), turning an arm bar and a [...]