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Rigby’s Marley signs with Miles CC baseball

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

It took a little longer, but Rigby High School graduate Porter Marley found a college baseball home. The former Trojans slugger signed to play for National Junior College Athletic Association member Miles Community College on Wednesday in front a crowd of family and friends at Rigby High School, more than a month after the high [...]



Bandits swept by Poky Runnin Rebels

By • Jul 8th, 2015 • Category: Baseball, Lead Story, News

The top two Double-A American Legion Baseball teams on this side of the state squared off with first place in the district on the line Tuesday at Melaleuca Field. And there was one clear winner. The Pocatello Runnin Rebels rode two dominating starts, nearly flawless defense and more than enough key hits to a doubleheader [...]



2015 PR Baseball Player of the Year: Dylan Mansanarez, Blackfoot

By • Jun 28th, 2015 • Category: Baseball, Lead Story, News

Dylan Mansanarez was speechless. After the final out had been made and Blackfoot High School had claimed the program’s first state baseball title, Mansanarez struggled to understand what had just happened. He was elated. Overcome. Stunned. “At first I couldn’t belief we had just won,” Mansanarez said. “I couldn’t put it into words.” He let [...]



2015 PR All-Area Baseball Team

By • Jun 28th, 2015 • Category: Baseball, News

FIRST TEAM Brandon Bialas Junior pitcher Skyline THE PLAYER: The big right-hander had to step up in roles with the season-ending injury to ace pitcher Luke Martin prior to the season. And that’s just what Bialas did, going 5-2 with a 2.37 ERA and 71 strikeouts. Bialas was also one of the area’s top hitters, [...]



2015 PR Baseball Coach of the Year

By • Jun 28th, 2015 • Category: Baseball, News

LIAM POPE, BLACKFOOT Pope had previously led the Blackfoot boys soccer team to its first state title in 2011, and did the same in his first season as the baseball team’s head coach. The Broncos thrived under Pope’s leadership, rolling to a 22-5 record that included wins in their final 15 games of the season. [...]



Road weary Bandits return home, sweep Blackfoot

By • Jun 24th, 2015 • Category: Baseball, News

The bus home from Omaha, Neb., rolled into Idaho Falls at around 5:45 a.m. Monday morning. Less than 36 hours later, the Idaho Falls Bandits were back on a baseball field. And they kept on winning. Following up on a strong performance at the prestigious Battle of Omaha tournament which ran Thursday through Sunday, the [...]



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

By • May 22nd, 2015 • Category: Baseball, News, Recruiting

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., [...]



Hillcrest’s Austin Hayward headed to University of Idaho for lacrosse

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

Austin Hayward always wanted to play a college sport when his high school career was over, he just never expected that sport to be lacrosse. But that’s exactly what’s in store for the Hillcrest High School senior, who signed a letter of commitment to play for the Vandals club team Wednesday in front of family [...]



Ballistic U-18 boys become first I.F. travel team to win State Cup in 15 years

By • May 21st, 2015 • Category: Boys soccer, News

Nick Josten has been around club soccer in Idaho Falls for more years than he’d like to count, so he knows a big thing when he sees it. And it doesn’t get much bigger for youth soccer teams in Idaho Falls than winning a title at the Idaho State Cup, the annual season-ending event that [...]



Mackay’s James signs with Walla Walla women’s basketball

By • May 12th, 2015 • Category: Girls basketball, News, Recruiting

Standing out has never been a problem for Cheyan James. The Mackay High School three-sport standout has been a force in 1A Division 2 sports in Idaho for four years. She was a 5-foot-11 sledgehammer in volleyball, a force all over the court in basketball and the top 1A thrower in District 6 track and [...]