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Idaho Falls senior Jade Irick to swim for CSU-Pueblo

By • Apr 24th, 2015 • Category: News, Recruiting

Jade Irick loved the campus at the Colorado State University-Pueblo. She loved the members of the team, too. But if she’s honest, those might not have been the biggest reasons she chose to extend her swimming career at Pueblo. “I’m a Denver Broncos fan,” Irick said with a laugh. Irick, a senior at Idaho Falls [...]

South Fremont bounces back from rough first inning to hold off Shelley 8-7

By • Apr 23rd, 2015 • Category: Baseball, Lead Story, News

SHELLEY — South Fremont High School pitcher Braxton Erickson bounced off the mound, high-fived his teammates and ran into the dugout after getting what he thought was a game-ending groundout Wednesday. The celebration quickly ended when the home-plate umpire called catcher’s interference, loading the bases with Shelley runners and forcing an already tired Erickson to [...]

Hillcrest boys basketball coach Don Baldwin resigns

By • Apr 21st, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, Lead Story, News

After 33 years as a head coach and countless days and nights in the gym, Donnie Baldwin said the time was right to step aside. The former Idaho Falls High School and Gonzaga standout and longtime coach at four high schools in eastern Idaho resigned April 15 from his job as head coach of the [...]

Hillcrest’s Hess, I.F.’s Hersh post top scores, lead teams to Falls Classic titles

By • Apr 15th, 2015 • Category: Golf, Lead Story, News

Andy Hess and Hadley Hersh didn’t try to do anything out of the ordinary as the wind picked up, the temperature dropped and the rain started to fall six holes into the annual Falls Classic high school golf tournament Tuesday at Sand Creek Golf Course. They tried to keep their swings simple, stay patient (and [...]

Hillcrest teammates Beau Crouch and Cason Johnson sign with Mount Hood CC

By • Apr 11th, 2015 • Category: Baseball, News, Recruiting

Hillcrest High School seniors Beau Crouch and Cason Johnson have been baseball teammates for years, sharing dugouts across the Mountain West. The Knights standouts and Idaho Falls Bandits (American Legion) teammates will continue to wear the same uniform after both signed to play at Mount Hood (Ore.) Community College in front of family, friends and [...]

Hueter hits walk-off single to lift Bonneville over Hillcrest

By • Apr 9th, 2015 • Category: Baseball, Lead Story, News

Reed Hueter had seen this movie before. Hueter and his Bonneville High School baseball teammates had played well enough to win several games this season, only to be done in by one bad inning. Often, a very bad inning. So when the Bees coughed up a 3-1 lead over the final two innings and eventually [...]

Bialis, Skyline too much for Bonneville in 7-1 win

By • Apr 2nd, 2015 • Category: Baseball, News

Joldy Watts was in a bind. He really likes Skyline High School standout Brandon Bialis, who played for Watts on the Idaho Falls Bandits American Legion Baseball team last summer. But Wednesday, Watts and Bialis were in opposite dugouts at Melaleuca Field — Watts as coach of the Bonneville Bees and Bialis as the starting [...]

2015 PR Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Telly Davenport, Bonneville

By • Mar 29th, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, Lead Story, News

The toughest night of Telly Davenport’s basketball life was something he never wants to forget. He wants to remember the missed shots, the uncharacteristic turnovers and the mental mistakes. Most of all, he wants to remember how he felt. He wants to remember walking out of Borah High School following Bonneville High School’s 58-50 overtime [...]

2015 PR All-Area Boys Basketball Team

By • Mar 29th, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, News

First team Braydon Adams Senior guard Firth High School THE PLAYER: Adams was the engine that drove the Firth machine to its second straight 2A state championship. He led a balanced attack in scoring, and was also among the team leaders in 3-point shooting (he owns the school record for 3s), rebounds, assists and steals. [...]

2015 PR Boys Basketball Coach of the Year

By • Mar 29th, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, News

RYON POPE, SOUTH FREMONT The South Fremont High School boys basketball team had just suffered a heartbreaking 36-30 overtime to loss to rival Shelley in the 3A District 6 tournament title game. The easy route to the state tournament was now gone, and to reach state the Cougars had to win a play-in game six [...]