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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 [...]

Hillcrest hires Dave Austin as boys basketball coach

By • May 7th, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, News

Don Baldwin’s former point guard and long time assistant coach will replace him as Hillcrest High School’s head boys basketball coach. Hillcrest teacher and assistant boys basketball coach Dave Austin was hired as head coach Tuesday, 20 days after Baldwin retired. “I can’t wait to get the ball rolling,” Austin said Tuesday in a phone [...]

Changes are made for 2A state basketball, wrestling representation

By • Apr 23rd, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, Girls basketball, News, Wrestling

The Idaho High School Activities Association announced some changes to the state high school basketball and wrestling tournaments following the organization’s board of directors meeting last week. The basketball teams in Districts 5 and 6 will gain more guaranteed spots in the 2A state tournaments, while the wrestling teams from those districts will lose more. [...]

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 [...]

Bonneville basketball’s Telly Davenport commits to Utah Valley

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

During Telly Davenport’s recruiting process, several college basketball players told him to focus on one factor when picking a school: the head coach. Davenport — the do-everything guard for the Bonneville High School boys basketball team and the Utah Prospects — committed to Utah Valley University on Monday. Head men’s basketball coach Mark Pope was [...]

Idaho Falls’ Connor Cammack commits to Big Bend Community College

By • Apr 16th, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, News, Recruiting

After a demanding career at Idaho Falls High School, senior basketball player Connor Cammack will compete at the next level. Cammack committed to Big Bend Community College in Moses Lake, Wash., on Tuesday. He hopes this opportunity will give him a chance to play at his father’s alma mater in a few years. “I’m excited [...]

Skyline’s Tyson Baker commits to Bethel University basketball

By • Apr 5th, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, News, Recruiting

After weeks of deliberation, Tyson Baker has made his college decision. On Saturday, the Skyline High School senior guard committed to Bethel University, a private Division III college in St. Paul, Minn. Baker mulled two other offers, but a couple of factors swayed him toward Bethel. “It feels like a whole bunch of weight off [...]

Bonneville’s Keegan Hansen commits to play basketball at North Idaho College

By • Mar 31st, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, News, Recruiting

Inked into Keegan Hansen’s right wrist is a tattoo of a cross next to the word “blessed.” The word described Hansen’s feelings Monday, a day after the Bonneville High School senior decided where he’d play college basketball. The senior guard will receive a full-ride scholarship from North Idaho College, a junior college in Coeur d’Alene. [...]

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. [...]