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Skyline boys ride defense to 52-44 win over Rigby

By • Jan 25th, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, News

RIGBY — Outside of a dominating first quarter, the Skyline High School boys basketball team was simply pedestrian on the offensive end during Friday’s nonconference game at Rigby. The Grizzlies blew an early 13-point lead, struggled to make shots (20 of 47, 3 of 15 from the 3-point line) and fought the turnover bug in [...]



I.F. girls pressure, take 45-38 win over Skyline

By • Jan 23rd, 2015 • Category: Girls basketball, News

The Idaho Falls High School girls basketball team turned defense into offense at a most opportune time Thursday night. Junior Sara Andreason knocked a ball loose outside the Skyline 3-point line with 1:25 left and junior Madi Wright scooped it up and converted a three-point play, giving the Tigers the cushion they needed in a [...]



Bonneville turns up the defense, dumps Idaho Falls 70-56

By • Jan 22nd, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, News

Depending on your perspective, the third quarter of Wednesday’s high school boys basketball game between Idaho Falls and Bonneville was a thing of beauty or eight long minutes to forget. But those eight minutes proved decisive, leading the Bees to a 70-56 win over the Tigers in matchup of teams looking for their first 5A [...]



Firth reclaims No. 1 spot in 2A in latest boys basketball state media poll

By • Jan 20th, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, News

Records as of Monday, January 19th CLASS 5A Team (1st-place votes) W-L Pts Pvs 1. Highland (5) 11-1 40 1 2. Post Falls (2) 13-1 30 2 3. Hillcrest (1) 11-1 16 3 4. Capital 9-2 13 5 5. Timberline 10-2 10 4 Others receiving votes: Rocky Mountain 9, Skyline 2. CLASS 4A Team (1st-place [...]



Ely scores career-high 31 in Skyline’s record-setting 98-82 win over Bonneville

By • Jan 16th, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, News

Clint Cornish tried everything he could think of to slow down Bonneville High School standout Telly Davenport on Thursday night. Davenport still poured in 38 points. Skyline’s second-year coach eventually found a solution that had nothing to do with stopping Davenport … his Grizzlies would just outscore him. The Grizzlies started with a torrid first [...]



Hillcrest moves to third in 5A ranks of latest boys basketball state media poll

By • Jan 13th, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, News

Records as of Monday, January 12th CLASS 5A Team (1st-place votes) W-L Pts Pvs 1. Highland (4) 9-1 31 1 2. Post Falls (2) 12-1 26 2 3. Hillcrest (2) 10-0 23 t-5 4. Timberline 9-1 18 3 5. Capital 8-1 14 4 Others receiving votes: Skyline 6, Rocky Mountain 2. CLASS 4A Team (1st-place [...]



Knights steal the show, move to 10-0 with wild 73-67 Civil War win over the Bees

By • Jan 10th, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, Lead Story, News

Morgan Pyper had the best seat in the house to witness Telly Davenport’s first-half explosion, a 16-minute show that included 28 points, nine rebounds and one emphatic block in front of a packed gym at Bonneville High School on Friday. Pyper didn’t exactly enjoy the show, since he was the guy guarding the Bonneville star [...]



Baldwin leads Hillcrest girls to 64-51 win over Shelley

By • Jan 7th, 2015 • Category: Girls basketball, News

SHELLEY — The Hillcrest High School girls basketball team opened 2015 with a 64-51 nonconference win over Shelley on Tuesday, but they weren’t the only team to walk away feeling good about their effort. The Knights (11-2) got a breakout game from senior post Sabrina Baldwin, who scored a game-high 20 points while adding 12 [...]



West J, Hillcrest make debuts in first boys hoops state media poll of 2015

By • Jan 6th, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, News

Records as of Monday, Jan. 6 CLASS 5A Team (1st-place votes) W-L Pts Pvs t-1. Highland (5) 7-1 34 1 t-1. Post Falls (3) 12-1 34 3 3. Timberline 7-1 21 4 4. Capital 6-1 14 5 t-5. Borah 5-2 12 2 t-5. Hillcrest 8-0 12 – Others receiving votes: Skyline (1) 5, Coeur d’Alene [...]



2014 Football Coach of the Year: Jason Taylor, West Jefferson

By • Dec 21st, 2014 • Category: Football, News

When the Post Register visited West Jefferson High School for its annual season preview, new coach Jason Taylor was still learning his players’ names, let alone their strengths and weaknesses. It was clear Taylor and his Panthers had their work cut out for them. After 17 straight losses, West J won five games this fall [...]