PR Preps

Eastern Idaho's No. 1 source for prep sports

Archives for the ‘Boys basketball’ Category

Whole new ballgame: Firth isn’t defending its state title, it’s trying to win another one

By • Mar 4th, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, Lead Story, News

By JEFF PINKHAM jpinkham@postregister.com The Firth High School boys basketball team claimed its fifth 2A state title in the past eight years last March. But 11-year head coach Scott Adams said the 2014-15 Cougars won’t be defending anything when they tip off this year’s state tournament against Grangeville at 6:15 p.m. Thursday at Capital High [...]



Eight locals make rosters for annual All-Star basketball game at NIC

By • Mar 1st, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, Girls basketball, News

The rosters for the 12th annual Idaho high school All-Star basketball game were released Saturday, and eight locals made the cut. This is the most athletes from the Post Register coverage area to be selected for the game since 10 made the teams in 2012. Bonneville’s Telly Davenport, Skyline’s Jai Jai Ely and South Fremont’s [...]



South, West J boys break postseason droughts with play-in wins

By • Mar 1st, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, News

Two more eastern Idaho high school boys basketball teams punched their tickets to this week’s state tournaments with impressive play-in wins Saturday. South Fremont, which lost a heartbreaker to Shelley in the 3A District 6 championship game, blew past Kimberly to earn a trip to state for the first time in eight seasons. And in [...]



Baker, Deane send Grizz boys to state again with 66-63 OT win over ‘Cats

By • Feb 28th, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, News

Most high school basketball players go their whole careers without hearing the crowd go wild after they hit a game-winning shot. They should ask Tyson Baker what it feels like. He’s got plenty of experience. Skyline High School’s 6-foot senior beat Madison in a 5A District 5-6 tournament loser-out game for the second straight year, [...]



Madison boys preserve season with fourth straight win over Bonneville

By • Feb 27th, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, News

REXBURG — The Madison High School boys basketball team showed off its depth and kept its season alive all at the same time Thursday night. The fourth-seeded Bobcats got 12 points each from senior Logan Parkinson and junior Curtis Hathaway and at least five points from six other players on the way to a 67-53 [...]



Challis boys continue Cinderella run with first district title since 1990

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

TERRETON — Leading by 10 with less than 20 seconds left in regulation Thursday, the Challis High School boys basketball team started running down the clock as chants of “We’re going to state!” erupted from Vikings fans on their feet in the stands. Moments later, the Vikings posed for photos with the 1A Division I [...]



Marsh Valley forces if-necessary game v. Snake River; Feb. 26 district boys basketball roundup

By • Feb 27th, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, News

Tyler Dunn scored a game-high 21 points and Andrew Vaughan added 19 to lead top-seeded Marsh Valley to a 63-53 win over second-seeded Snake River in the 3A District 5 high school boys basketball championship game Thursday at Snake River. The win forces a second winner-to-state, loser-out championship game tonight in Arimo. The Eagles (14-9) [...]



On cloud nine: Firth drops West J 49-28 for ninth straight district title

By • Feb 26th, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, Lead Story, News

ST. ANTHONY — Firth High School boys basketball coach Scott Adams wandered out on the floor to discuss something with the referee. At the time his Cougars led by 20 late in the second half, and a frustrated West Jefferson fan had seen enough. “Are you ever happy Adams?” the fan shouted. “Are you ever [...]



Rigby takes 4A District 5-6 title with 57-56 win over Preston

By • Feb 25th, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, Lead Story, News

RIGBY — Nick Huston and his Rigby High School boys basketball teammates were putting the finishing touches on a state tournament clinching victory Tuesday when out of nowhere things went a little sideways. Three turnovers in four possessions cut a four-point Rigby lead to one, and when freshman Brayden Parker (where’d he come from?) banked [...]



Grace upsets Butte County in elimination game; Feb. 24 district boys basketball roundup

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

At Terreton, the Butte County High School boys basketball team’s season ended in a 50-41 loss to Grace in a 1A Division I District 5-6 tournament loser-out game Tuesday at West Jefferson High School. The Pirates, who entered the tournament as the top seed, led 24-23 at halftime. The second-seeded Grizzlies outscored them 27-17 in [...]