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Looking back at state track: Plenty of firsts for District 6 teams, athletes

By • May 20th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, News, Track

With more than 300 athletes competing at the state track and field championships this past weekend, District 6 excellence was on display from 5A to 1A. Due to space and time constraints, some of this excellence was left on the cutting room floor and did not make Sunday’s Post Register. Today, we look back on [...]

Rigby boys and girls finish 1-2 at 4A state track tournament

By • May 17th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, News, Track

BOISE — Rigby High School senior Cameron Hansen wanted his career to end golden, but his chances looked slim. Hansen anchored the final leg of the 4A boys 4×400 relay. He received the baton with the lead, but the Bishop Kelly anchor overtook him heading into the final 100 meters. Then, Hansen ran “the hardest [...]

Blackfoot has historic day at 4A state track tournament

By • May 17th, 2015 • Category: News, Track

BOISE — The big question after the 4A state track championships concluded: when was the last time Blackfoot High School earned a state medal? Not once in the past 28 years did a Blackfoot High School track team finish in the top three at state, according to Idaho High School Activities Association records dating back [...]

Sugar-Salem boys three-peat by one point as five local teams win trophies at 3A/2A/1A track

By • May 17th, 2015 • Category: News, Track

MIDDLETON — It was by the slimmest of margins, but the Sugar-Salem High School boys track and field team won its third straight 3A state championship Saturday at Middleton High School. The Diggers edged Emmett with 97.5 points to 96.5 points on a statement day for eastern Idaho teams at the 3A/2A/1A state track championships. [...]

End of an era: Challis’s Cain wins three medals in last state meet with childhood coach

By • May 17th, 2015 • Category: News, Track

MIDDLETON — Longtime Challis High School head track coach Paul Lind knew the day would come, but reality didn’t start sinking in until the start of Saturday’s 1A girls 200-meter finals. Perched atop the press box of the Middleton High School visitor’s side bleachers, he peered down at the girl in lane six wearing knee [...]

Field day: Local athletes frequent the podium on day 1 of small school state track

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

MIDDLETON — Middleton High School’s blue track was kind to eastern Idaho field athletes Friday as the 3A/2A/2A state meet began. Mackay High School senior Chelbee Rosenkrance received a fitting ending in her final weekend as a high school athlete. With heavy rain falling, Rosenkrance won the 1A girls high jump by clearing 4 feet, [...]

Rigby eyes 4A team title sweep at state track

By • May 16th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, News, Track

BOISE — A Rigby High School track team leads the 4A state tournament after day one, and it’s not the two-time defending state champion. The Rigby boys compiled 27 points for a narrow lead following Friday’s events at Dona Larsen Park. Century is lurking with 23 points and Bishop Kelly has 21. The Rigby girls [...]

Shelley sweeps 3A state 3,200 titles

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

MIDDLETON — The first thing Shelley High School sophomore Paytin Drollinger did after becoming 3A girls 3,200 state champion was look over her shoulder, turn around and smile. Taking second place was teammate Klarissa Andersen, whom Drollinger tightly embraced in the finish area Friday at Middleton High School. The two-sport teammates went 1-2 in respective [...]

Eyes on the prize: Area athletes head west for state track this weekend

By • May 13th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, News, Track

All the hours of training and competing in ever-changing eastern Idaho spring weather has brought area track athletes to this weekend’s state track and field championships in the Treasure Valley. The storylines are as plentiful as the total number athletes from all classifications who will represent District 6 at the state meets, which begin Friday [...]

Hillcrest boys, Madison girls win 5A District 5-6 track team titles

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

At Pocatello, the Hillcrest High School boys and Madison girls won the team titles at the 5A District 5-6 track championships at Idaho State’s Davis Field. Team scores were not available to the Post Register or to coaches as of Saturday evening, but the coaches were informed of where their team finished upon conclusion of [...]