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Tigers begin 2015 with sweeps; Aug. 27 volleyball roundup

By • Aug 28th, 2015 • Category: News, Volleyball

At Rigby, the defending 5A state champion Idaho Falls High School volleyball team began the 2015 season Thursday with two nonconference wins. The Tigers swept Blackfoot 25-10, 25-15, 25-10 and followed that up with a 25-18, 25-9, 25-15 win over Rigby. “I am really pleased with over passing,” Idaho Falls coach Wendy Johnson said. “Our [...]



Shelley sweeps Kimberly in season opener; Aug. 26 volleyball roundup

By • Aug 27th, 2015 • Category: News, Volleyball

At Shelley, the Shelley High School volleyball team won its season opener over Kimberly 25-12, 25-14, 25-21 on Wednesday thanks to contributions from multiple upperclassmen. The Russets, who have eight seniors after graduating three from last year’s 34-8 team that took second at the 3A state tournament, faced a Kimberly team with comparable depth. Kimberly [...]



Idaho Falls, Skyline to drop to 4A in 2016

By • Aug 20th, 2015 • Category: Baseball, Boys basketball, Boys soccer, Cross Country, Football, Girls basketball, Girls soccer, Golf, Lead Story, News, Softball, Tennis, Track, Volleyball, Wrestling

Starting in 2016, Idaho Falls and Skyline high schools will be participating in the 4A classification. Idaho Falls School District 91’s board of trustees agreed Tuesday that both high schools would move down to 4A for the 2016-18 classification cycle. The Idaho High School Activities Association revealed in June that Idaho Falls and Skyline’s enrollment [...]



Statewide ticket prices, North Fremont’s 2A future discussed at IHSAA meeting

By • Aug 14th, 2015 • Category: Baseball, Boys basketball, Boys soccer, Cross Country, Football, Girls basketball, Girls soccer, Golf, News, Softball, Tennis, Track, Volleyball, Wrestling

The Idaho High School Activities Association approved North Fremont High School’s petition to remain in the 2A classification for the 2016-18 classification cycle. The IHSAA approved the petition as a first reading during their board meeting on Aug. 5. North Fremont, whose enrollment numbers place it in 1A Division I, is not guaranteed a 2A [...]



IHSAA votes to keep current classification enrollment numbers

By • Aug 7th, 2015 • Category: Baseball, Boys basketball, Boys soccer, Cross Country, Football, Girls basketball, Girls soccer, Golf, News, Softball, Tennis, Track, Volleyball, Wrestling

At Wednesday’s board of directors meeting, the Idaho High School Activities Association voted to maintain the current enrollment numbers for the 2016-18 school cycle, IHSAA executive director Ty Jones told the Post Register Thursday. The Idaho Statesman first reported the news. Wednesday’s vote points to several moves among District 6 teams. Idaho Falls and Skyline [...]



Firth’s Nelson signs second letter of intent with Oregon Tech

By • Jul 17th, 2015 • Category: Girls basketball, News, Recruiting, Track, Volleyball

Volleyball and basketball have been longtime passions for recent Firth High School graduate Bailey Nelson, who had standout four-year careers in both sports as a Cougar. Thanks to a whirlwind process that began three weeks ago, she will play both sports in college. Nelson, who signed in November to be an outside hitter for Oregon [...]



I.F.’s Call to sign with College of Idaho volleyball

By • Apr 1st, 2015 • Category: News, Recruiting, Volleyball

The eastern Idaho pipeline to College of Idaho athletics continues today as Idaho Falls High School senior Sydney Call signs with Yotes volleyball. Call was recruited as a setter for the Yotes, the defending Cascade Conference champions who finished the 2014 season 14th in the final NAIA rankings. “This has been my dream ever since [...]



I.F.’s Johnson named Idaho 5A Coach of the Year

By • Feb 19th, 2015 • Category: News, Volleyball

Idaho Falls High School volleyball coach Wendy Johnson was named the 5A volleyball coach of the year by the Idaho Coaches Association Tuesday. Johnson, who led the Tigers to the 5A state title in the fall, has won five state championships in 15 seasons as the I.F. coach.



Blackfoot libero Mattie Turner signs with Treasure Valley CC

By • Feb 14th, 2015 • Category: News, Recruiting, Volleyball

Mattie Turner of Blackfoot High School and Pocatello Elite Volleyball club signed her letter of intent Wednesday night to play at Treasure Valley Community College in Ontario, Ore. Turner, a libero/defensive specialist for Blackfoot this past season, said she’ll receive a $3,000 athletic scholarship. She’ll continue to play libero for the Chukars. “It’s one of [...]



A Cougar Cinderella Story: Rigby’s Young has gone from a BYU walk-on to the nation’s leading blocker

By • Feb 4th, 2015 • Category: Features, News, Volleyball

While the Oklahoma City’s Chesapeake Energy Arena crowd and ESPN2 audience took in the BYU women’s volleyball team’s 3-1 upset win over No. 2 Texas in the NCAA semifinals on Dec. 18, reality didn’t hit Cougars sophomore middle blocker Whitney Young until later that evening. It wasn’t the first surreal moment of the tournament for [...]