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2015 PR Softball Player of the Year: Bailee Mills, Idaho Falls

By • Jun 7th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, News, Softball

Recent Idaho Falls High School graduate Bailee Mills has invested countless hours into volleyball, basketball and softball since age 9. Although she has gained multiple accomplishments and friends through each sport, Mills’ heart is on the diamond. This became evident during travel softball in sixth grade, when then second-baseman Mills decided to attend extra practices [...]

2015 PR Softball Coach of the Year

By • Jun 7th, 2015 • Category: News, Softball

TRACI WILKINSON, IDAHO FALLS The Tigers took a step forward in each of Wilkinson’s three seasons thus far as head coach. Last year, Idaho Falls finished above .500 and fell one game shy of advancing to the 5A state tournament. The momentum carried into this season, which was one for the books. Idaho Falls entered [...]

2015 PR All-Area Softball Team

By • Jun 7th, 2015 • Category: News, Softball

FIRST TEAM Kylee Burnside Senior pitcher Skyline THE PLAYER:The 2014 Post Register Softball Player of the Year picked up right where she left off as a junior after missing Skyline’s first two games. Skyline’s lone senior finished the year with a 3.38 ERA, 124 strikeouts and had another big year at the plate, batting .461 [...]

2015 Softball all-conference teams

By • Jun 7th, 2015 • Category: News, Softball

*All-conference teams are selected by coaches* 5A DISTRICT 5-6 Player of the Year: Bailee Mills, Idaho Falls Coach of the Year: Traci Wilkinson, Idaho Falls First team Kylee Burnside, Skyline, sr. P Mikayla Kanawyer, Highland, jr. C Rylee Jensen, Skyline, jr. IF Pashence Korten, Highland, sr. IF Alex Wilkinson, Idaho Falls, jr. IF Sarah Phillips, [...]

I.F.’s historic season ends with early exit from state; May 15 state softball roundup

By • May 16th, 2015 • Category: News, Softball

At Post Falls, Idaho Falls dropped a pair of three-run games and was eliminated in its first state tournament appearance since 2005. The Tigers opened with a 5-2 loss to Meridian, falling behind 2-0 after three and 5-0 after six before scoring single runs in the sixth and seventh. Bailee Mills pitched a complete game, [...]

Years in the Making: Tigers savoring historic season

By • May 14th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, News, Softball

The Idaho Falls High School softball team adds another milestone to its ledger by making the nearly eight-hour trip to north Idaho this weekend. The 5A state tournament, which begins Friday and continues through Saturday at Post Falls High School, will be the first postseason experience in any sport for several Tigers. It is also [...]

Sugar-Salem, North Fremont fall in state softball play-in games

By • May 10th, 2015 • Category: News, Softball

The Sugar-Salem High School softball team’s season ended with a 7-4 loss to District 4 runner-up Kimberly on Saturday in a 3A state play-in game in Pocatello. The Diggers trailed 2-0 after two innings before scoring two runs in the bottom of the fifth to cut the deficit to 4-3. The teams were tied 4-4 [...]

Drought ended: IF softball defeats Highland 15-7 for first district title since ’01

By • May 8th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Softball

By PAUL LAMBERT Who says “One” is the loneliest number? With a 10-5 semifinal win over host Skyline and a 15-7 victory over Highland, Idaho Falls High School staked its claim as the No. 1 softball team in the District 5-6 championship tournament. And one by one, parents, fans and BFFs alike flooded through [...]

Rigby softball bounces back for state berth; May 7 district softball roundup

By • May 8th, 2015 • Category: News, Softball

POCATELLO 6, RIGBY 5; RIGBY 9, PRESTON 5: At Preston, Rigby bounced back from a tough loss to Pocatello in the 4A District 5-6 championship game to beat Preston and earn the district’s final berth to next week’s state tournament. In the title game, Pocatello broke a 5-5 tie with a single run in the bottom [...]

Sugar-Salem advances to state play-in game with 7-6 win over Teton

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

At Sugar City, Amanda Rudd stole third base and scored on a wild throw to lead fourth-seeded the Sugar-Salem High School softball team past top-seeded Teton 7-6 in a 3A District 6 tournament loser-out game. No other details were available. Sugar-Salem will play Kimberly in a 3A state tournament play-in game at 1 p.m. Saturday [...]