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Recent Skyline grad Ely signs with Big Bend men’s basketball

By • Jul 1st, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, Lead Story, News, Recruiting

Jai Jai Ely believes he’s a Division I college basketball player. But for at least one season, he’ll take the junior college route. Ely, who graduated from Skyline High School this spring, signed his letter of intent to play for Big Bend Community College’s men’s basketball team June 22. While he’s disappointed he didn’t get [...]



Skyline’s Baker in process of transferring to Highland for senior year

By • Jun 27th, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, Lead Story, News

The Skyline High School boys basketball team has received an offseason blow. Incoming senior guard Mason Baker has been attempting to transfer to Highland since his junior campaign ended, and he is weeks away from sealing the move. The transfer cannot become official until July 10, when the sales of his old house in Idaho [...]



District 6 well-represented on USA Today’s All-USA Idaho basketball teams

By • Jun 3rd, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, Girls basketball, News

Firth coach Scott Adams and several local players earned spots on USA Today’s All-USA Idaho basketball teams. Adams, who led Firth to its second straight 2A state title earlier this year, was named the boys coach of the year. It was Adams’ sixth state title at Firth. Century’s Malek Harwell was named the boys Player [...]



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 [...]