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42nd annual Tiger-Grizz ends with 10 total records broken

By • Apr 26th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, News, Track

Saturday was the last day of the last Tiger-Grizz Invitational of their high school careers, and Idaho Falls High School seniors Bryce Frazee and Austin Carpenter didn’t want to stop soaking up the moment. Immediately after Frazee won the boys 200 in 22.46 seconds and Carpenter took second in 23.05, the two high fived and [...]

Rigby track wins Skyview Invitational team titles

By • Apr 26th, 2015 • Category: News, Track

The Rigby High School track team cleaned up at Friday’s Skyview Invitational in Nampa, sweeping the team titles and claiming several individual medals. The boys won the team title with 152.62 points and the girls won with 135 points at the 26-team meet. The Trojans won four relays and Mitchell Myler, Keanne Alston, Olivia Gneiting, [...]

Three broken records highlight day 1 of 42nd annual Tiger-Grizz

By • Apr 25th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, News, Track

After receiving the baton from teammate LeAnn Larkin, Shelley High School sophomore Paytin Drollinger had more than her Russet teammates cheering for her Friday during the anchor leg of the girls 4×800 at the annual Tiger-Grizz Invitational. The spectators in the Ravsten Stadium stands became equally as loud after hearing the public announcer say that [...]

Crumley throws one-hitter as Snake River softball takes top seed for districts

By • Apr 25th, 2015 • Category: News, Softball

At Arimo, Alyssa Crumley held Marsh Valley to one hit and the bats heated up late in Snake River’s 12-3 conference win, which clinched the top seed in the 3A District 5 tournament. The Panthers scored 10 of their 12 runs in the final three innings. “We struggled getting the batting going,” Snake River coach [...]

Challis-Mackay baseball team is thrilled with inaugural season despite headaches

By • Apr 25th, 2015 • Category: Baseball, News

Last year, Ryan Millick and some of his Thompson Creek Metals coworkers received bonuses north of $3,000. While his coworkers bought four-wheelers or saved the money for retirement, Millick spent his to develop a baseball team with players from Challis and Mackay high schools, both of the 1A classification. His bonus went toward equipment, jerseys, [...]

Big first inning carries Hillcrest over Highland; April 24 baseball roundup

By • Apr 25th, 2015 • Category: Baseball, News

The first eight batters reached base and scored and the Hillcrest High School baseball team broke out of a mini-slump to earn a 14-3, five-inning win over first-place Highland in a 5A District 5-6 game Friday in Pocatello. Kolten Westergard (hit by pitch), Kyle Hawkes (single) and Cason Johnson (fielder’s choice) loaded the bases and [...]

42nd annual Tiger-Grizz Invitational draws biggest turnout in six years

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

Although the Tiger-Grizz Invitational doesn’t begin until 4 p.m. today, one record has already been broken. The 42nd annual meet at Ravsten Stadium has drawn 27 teams, which is the biggest turnout in six years. Registration closed at 10 p.m. Wednesday. Last year’s meet drew 24 teams, the 2010 meet drew 19 and the 2009 [...]

Bittersweet split: Idaho Falls takes one against Highland on senior night

By • Apr 24th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, News, Softball

Before the Idaho Falls High School softball seniors played their final two home games Thursday, coach Traci Wilkinson surprised the team with pink jerseys. The jerseys symbolized breast cancer awareness, which struck a personal chord with senior pitcher Bailee Mills. Her mother, Shelley Mills, is a breast cancer survivor of three years. “Being a senior [...]

Blackfoot dumps Preston, stays perfect in league play; April 23 baseball roundup

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

At Blackfoot, Sam Wilson hit a grand slam in an eight-run second inning and the Blackfoot High School baseball team cruised to a 13-1, five-inning win over Preston in 4A District 5-6 action Thursday. It was Wilson’s first home run of the season, and Blackfoot moved to 5-0 in 4A District 5-6 action. “That was [...]

Grizz sweep ‘Cats, move to first in 5A District 5-6; April 23 softball roundup

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

At Idaho Falls, Kylee Burnside pitched two more complete games and the bottom of the Skyline lineup did plenty of damage to lead the Grizzlies to a 5A District 5-6 sweep of Madison. In the opener, Skyline trailed 4-3 entering the bottom of the fourth, but scored two runs to take the lead for good [...]