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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 [...]

Shelley’s Gillespie signs with Central Wyoming volleyball

By • Jan 28th, 2015 • Category: News, Recruiting, Volleyball

Shelley High School’s Myah Gillespie has been playing volleyball since fourth grade, and she will continue her career at the college level. A longtime dream became reality for the senior Monday when she signed her letter of intent to play volleyball for Central Wyoming College in Riverton, Wyo. She was recruited as a right side [...]

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 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 [...]

Firth’s Sanders signs with Great Falls volleyball

By • Dec 4th, 2014 • Category: News, Recruiting, Volleyball

FIRTH — Firth High School senior Ashley Sanders became the latest member of the Cougars’ class of 2015 to take her talents to the college level. Sporting a gray shirt with her new blue and yellow team colors, Sanders signed with the University of Great Falls volleyball program Wednesday in Firth’s gym in the presence [...]

2014 Volleyball Player of the Year: Maya Taylor, Idaho Falls

By • Nov 30th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, News, Volleyball

                                                                    To better understand Maya Taylor’s passion for volleyball, it’s necessary to go back a few years to backyard matches with her [...]

2014 All-Area Volleyball Team

By • Nov 30th, 2014 • Category: News, Volleyball

The First team Chaise Dodson Junior setter Sugar-Salem THE PLAYER: Versatility was the strong point for Dodson, who returned to the Diggers’ lineup after an ACL tear sidelined her last year. Cami Dodson, Chaise’s mother and coach, said watching from the bench last season helped Chaise learn to pick apart defenses. Studying the game paid [...]

2014 Volleyball Coach of the Year

By • Nov 30th, 2014 • Category: News, Volleyball

WENDY JOHNSON, IDAHO FALLS The 5A volleyball scene changed profoundly across Idaho this season with a handful of Boise schools moving up to the classification and longtime 4A powerhouse Bonneville joining 5A District 5-6 to make it a six-team conference. Although 5A District 5-6 doubled in size from what it was three years ago, two [...]

Coaches’ all-conference volleyball teams

By • Nov 30th, 2014 • Category: News, Volleyball

*all-conference teams are selected by coaches* 5A/4A HIGH COUNTRY CONFERENCE TEAM Coach of the Year: Wendy Johnson, Idaho Falls Co-Players of the Year: Haylie Keck, junior outside hitter, Bonneville; Maya Taylor, soph. outside hitter, Idaho Falls First team Maddy Reeb, soph. setter, Idaho Falls Madison Johnson, junior libero/defensive specialist, Idaho Falls Bailey Klingler, senior outside [...]