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Compass Academy’s Chaffin, Clements sign to play college baseball

By • May 22nd, 2015 • Category: Baseball, News, Recruiting

Nick Chaffin and Andy Clements have shared a seat in the same baseball dugout since they were 10. So it was fitting they shared the podium Thursday at Compass Academy to announce their college baseball signings. Clements, a middle infielder for Idaho Falls High School, signed to play at Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore., [...]



Hillcrest’s Austin Hayward headed to University of Idaho for lacrosse

By • May 21st, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, Lead Story, News, Recruiting

Austin Hayward always wanted to play a college sport when his high school career was over, he just never expected that sport to be lacrosse. But that’s exactly what’s in store for the Hillcrest High School senior, who signed a letter of commitment to play for the Vandals club team Wednesday in front of family [...]



Mackay’s James signs with Walla Walla women’s basketball

By • May 12th, 2015 • Category: Girls basketball, News, Recruiting

Standing out has never been a problem for Cheyan James. The Mackay High School three-sport standout has been a force in 1A Division 2 sports in Idaho for four years. She was a 5-foot-11 sledgehammer in volleyball, a force all over the court in basketball and the top 1A thrower in District 6 track and [...]



Bonneville’s Yarnell signs with Western State Colorado swimming

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

Bonneville High School swimmer Randi Yarnell has a love-hate relationship with swimming. The mental and physical challenges the sport presents are challenging. That’s the hate. Succeeded despite of and because of those challenges? That’s the love. Yarnell, a member of the Idaho Falls Swim Team, will continue that love-hate relationship at the next level after [...]



Firth’s Jensen signs with Walla Walla CC women’s basketball

By • May 5th, 2015 • Category: Girls basketball, Lead Story, News, Recruiting

FIRTH — Monday was a milestone day for Firth High School senior point guard Jacee Jensen and her soon-to-be alma mater. The second women’s basketball recruit in consecutive years from Firth, Jensen signed her letter of intent Monday to Walla Walla (Wash.) Community College. Her cousin and 2014 graduate, Kayla Jensen, signed with Big Bend [...]



Idaho Falls senior Jade Irick to swim for CSU-Pueblo

By • Apr 24th, 2015 • Category: News, Recruiting

Jade Irick loved the campus at the Colorado State University-Pueblo. She loved the members of the team, too. But if she’s honest, those might not have been the biggest reasons she chose to extend her swimming career at Pueblo. “I’m a Denver Broncos fan,” Irick said with a laugh. Irick, a senior at Idaho Falls [...]



Bonneville basketball’s Telly Davenport commits to Utah Valley

By • Apr 21st, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, News, Recruiting

During Telly Davenport’s recruiting process, several college basketball players told him to focus on one factor when picking a school: the head coach. Davenport — the do-everything guard for the Bonneville High School boys basketball team and the Utah Prospects — committed to Utah Valley University on Monday. Head men’s basketball coach Mark Pope was [...]



Firth’s Jackson Thompson to compete in football and track at the College of Idaho

By • Apr 18th, 2015 • Category: Football, News, Recruiting, Track

Most multi-sport high school athletes are forced to make a choice when their prep playing days are over: pick one sport to keep playing and drop another that they’ve competed in for most of their young lives. Firth High School senior Jackson Thompson is one of the lucky ones; he didn’t have to make that [...]



I.F.’s Frazee signs to run track at Colorado School of Mines

By • Apr 17th, 2015 • Category: News, Recruiting, Track

Academics and track have always been important to Idaho Falls High School senior Bryce Frazee. The sprinter found the ideal fit for his future in both with Colorado School of Mines, where he signed his letter of intent Thursday at Idaho Falls High School in the presence of his parents, coaches, friends and teammates. The [...]



Challis sprinter Cain, point guard Olson sign letters of intent

By • Apr 16th, 2015 • Category: Girls basketball, Lead Story, News, Recruiting, Track

Challis High School seniors Hannah Cain and Kaylee Olson will look to add to their impressive medal collections in their respective sports at the college level. Both signed their national letters of intent Wednesday, Cain with the track program at Point Loma Nazarene University, an NCAA Division II school in San Diego, and Olson with [...]