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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 [...]

Bonneville’s Yarnell signs with Western State Colorado swimming

By • May 7th, 2015 • Category: News, Recruiting

Bonneville High School swimmer Randi Yarnell has a love-hate relationship with swimming. The mental and physical challenges the sport presents are challenging. That’s the hate. Succeeded despite of and because of those challenges? That’s the love. Yarnell, a member of the Idaho Falls Swim Team, will continue that love-hate relationship at the next level after [...]

Highland roughs up Skyline 16-0, earns state tournament berth

By • May 7th, 2015 • Category: Baseball, News

Skyline High School baseball coach Brett Taylor thought if his team could just make it through the second inning Wednesday, they’d have a chance to pull off a series upset over Highland. The Rams made sure that didn’t happen, piling up eight runs in the top of the second and cruising to a 16-0, 5-inning [...]

Three peats for Hess and Lui at 5A District 5-6 championships

By • May 5th, 2015 • Category: Golf, News

Hillcrest High School junior Andy Hess had to pull off a scrambling par to claim the boys individual title at the 5A District 5-6 championships Monday at Pinecrest Golf Course. An hour later, Idaho Falls High School junior Yedin Lui tapped in for a birdie on the first playoff hole to claim the girls title. [...]

Hillcrest sweeps Idaho Falls in first round of 5A District 5-6 tournament

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

The 5A District 5-6 high school baseball tournament didn’t exactly start the way the Hillcrest Knights wanted Friday. But it sure ended on the right note. Pinch hitter Jacob Belnap belted the first pitch he saw from Idaho Falls reliever Tanner Sucher into left field, driving in Beau Crouch from third and giving the Knights [...]

Blackfoot wraps up perfect league season with 5-2 win over Rigby

By • Apr 30th, 2015 • Category: Baseball, News

The Blackfoot High School baseball team closed out the regular season Wednesday with a win that showed just why they were the dominant force in 4A District 5-6 all season. The Broncos got dominating pitching, hitting throughout the lineup and nearly flawless defense to earn a 5-2 win at Rigby that wrapped up a perfect [...]

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 [...]