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Hillcrest lineman Chance Hansen signs with Montana Tech

By • Jan 27th, 2015 • Category: Football, News, Recruiting

Hillcrest High School lineman Chance Hansen signed his letter of intent to play football at Montana Tech on Monday. Hansen was surrounded by friends, family and coaches at Hillcrest as he signed his letter. The senior said he will receive a partial scholarship (“more than three-quarters”) in football and academics. He will play defensive line. [...]



Travis Hobson leaves Shelley for head football coaching job at Century

By • Jan 21st, 2015 • Category: Football, News

Shelley High School head football coach Travis Hobson was hired to fill the same position by Century on Tuesday afternoon. Hobson replaces Dave Spillett, who was recently hired as Pocatello’s head football coach. The Idaho State Journal first reported the hiring Tuesday afternoon. Hobson spent three years as Shelley’s head coach, going 30-5 with two [...]



The Post Register’s Best of 2014 in sports

By • Jan 1st, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, Boys soccer, Cross Country, Football, Girls basketball, Girls soccer, Lead Story, News, rodeo, Tennis, Track, Volleyball, Wrestling

By MARLOWE HEREFORD, VICTOR FLORES AND JEFF PINKHAM mhereford@postregister.com vflores@postregister.com jpinkham@postregister.com Here’s a look at the stories that stood out to the Post Register sports staff this year. 1. Jenson makes U.S. Olympic team Jessika Jenson’s biggest dream came true in January when she was named to the 2014 U.S. Olympic team after years of [...]



2014 Football Player of the Year: Morgan Pyper, Hillcrest

By • Dec 21st, 2014 • Category: Football, Lead Story, News

Prior to the 2014 football season, Morgan Pyper watched game film from his junior year. The Hillcrest High School senior running back focused on one Hillcrest player in particular: the tall, skinny kid wearing the No. 4 jersey. “Oh my heck, is that me?” Pyper thought to himself. Pyper the junior had a decent season [...]



2014 Football Coach of the Year: Jason Taylor, West Jefferson

By • Dec 21st, 2014 • Category: Football, News

When the Post Register visited West Jefferson High School for its annual season preview, new coach Jason Taylor was still learning his players’ names, let alone their strengths and weaknesses. It was clear Taylor and his Panthers had their work cut out for them. After 17 straight losses, West J won five games this fall [...]



2014 All-Area Football Team

By • Dec 21st, 2014 • Category: Football, News

By VICTOR FLORES AND JEFF PINKHAM vflores@postregister.com jpinkham@postregister.com First-team offense Benton Mitchell Sr. quarterback Skyline THE PLAYER: All of the area’s best quarterbacks were surrounded by good linemen and an abundance of skill players. But Mitchell’s passing numbers — 2,000 yards, 23 touchdowns, seven interceptions, 58.1 completion percentage — might’ve been the best of the [...]



2014 All-Area 8-man selections

By • Dec 21st, 2014 • Category: Football, News

Offense QB-Brandon Hamilton, Challis RB-Jeremie Hjelm, Butte County RB-Zac Harrell, Butte County RB-Wes Roscoe, Mackay OL-Gerrett Blattner, Butte County OL-Kaydon Beard, Butte County OL-Clayton Christensen, Watersprings WR-Jacob Olson, Challis Defense DL-Keller Lambson, Butte County DL-Kaydon Beard, Butte County DL-Ben Hayes, Watersprings LB-Klancy Krenka, Mackay LB-RJ Cotant, Challis LB-Schooner Collins, Butte County DB-Jon Isham, Butte County [...]



2014 Football all-conference teams

By • Dec 21st, 2014 • Category: Football, News

*all-conference teams are selected by coaches* ALL 5A DISTRICT 5-6 Player of the Year: Tristen Hoge, senior OL, Highland Offensive Player of the Year: Dakota Tillotson, senior QB, Highland Co-Defensive Players of the Year: Kyler Manu, senior LB, Highland; James Ryan, senior LB, Highland Coach of the Year: Gino Mariani, Highland First team offense Benton [...]



An unbreakable bond: Father helps Blackfoot grad move on from hazing incident

By • Dec 11th, 2014 • Category: Boys basketball, Football, Lead Story, News

On the first carry of Anthony Clarke’s football career, he burst through a hole and galloped 60 yards for a touchdown. As he sprinted down the sideline, his coach and father, Mark, ran stride-for-stride with him. “He was yelling at me, telling me to turn on the jets, I better not get caught, stuff like [...]



Snake River knocks off Fruitland 36-21 for record 10th state championship

By • Nov 22nd, 2014 • Category: Football, News

By MICHAEL LYCKLAMA Idaho Statesman BOISE — A dominant defense and an aerial assault allowed Snake River to roll to its 10th state high school football championship Friday. Snake River found no match for its trademark defense and Fruitland couldn’t keep up with the Panthers’ speedy receivers as Snake River rolled to a 36-21 victory [...]