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Keck hired as Skyline girls basketball coach

By • May 21st, 2015 • Category: Girls basketball, News

Skyline High School hired an Idaho Falls native to fill its varsity girls basketball head coaching vacancy. Ty Keck, a 2005 Bonneville High School graduate, was hired Monday and was introduced to parents and returning athletes Wednesday at Skyline High School. He will also teach math at the school. Keck competed in football, basketball and [...]



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 [...]



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 [...]



Changes are made for 2A state basketball, wrestling representation

By • Apr 23rd, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, Girls basketball, News, Wrestling

The Idaho High School Activities Association announced some changes to the state high school basketball and wrestling tournaments following the organization’s board of directors meeting last week. The basketball teams in Districts 5 and 6 will gain more guaranteed spots in the 2A state tournaments, while the wrestling teams from those districts will lose more. [...]



Former Blackfoot coach Dallan Parker hired as I.F. girls basketball coach

By • Apr 18th, 2015 • Category: Girls basketball, News

Dallan Parker had a court-side seat to watch the Idaho Falls High School girls basketball program twice as the Blackfoot head coach this past winter. Next year, he’ll be on the opposite bench coaching the Tigers. Parker, a Pocatello native, was named the new Idaho Falls head coach earlier this week, taking over for Britney [...]



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 [...]



Full ride: Rigby’s Anderson chooses Golden Eagles

By • Apr 14th, 2015 • Category: Girls basketball, News, Recruiting

RIGBY — Rigby High School’s Tori Anderson has played basketball for as long as she can remember. The senior took the next step in her career Monday, surrounded by several people who have supported her, coached her or been her teammates ever since youth basketball. Anderson signed her letter of intent to junior college powerhouse [...]



Taylor resigns as Bonneville girls basketball coach

By • Apr 3rd, 2015 • Category: Girls basketball, News

Bonneville High School is the third city school to lose a girls basketball coach this spring. Scott Taylor, who spent the past two seasons guiding the Bees, resigned from the position Tuesday to spend more time with his children in Utah. Idaho Falls School District 93 athletic director Dale Gardner said Taylor didn’t have a [...]



2015 PR Girls Basketball Player of the Year: Sicilee Williams, Ririe

By • Mar 29th, 2015 • Category: Girls basketball, News

Sicilee Williams will no longer wear a Bulldogs uniform, but her contributions are still being revered by the Ririe community. Especially by pint-sized fans who are several years away from starting high school. The Ririe High School student section turned out in droves to this season’s girls basketball games, often occupying six to seven rows. [...]



2015 PR All-Area Girls Basketball Team

By • Mar 29th, 2015 • Category: Girls basketball, News

First team Bailey Nelson Senior post Firth High School THE PLAYER: Of the many superlatives area coaches of all classifications gave Nelson, “dominant” was used the most. The 6-foot post ended the season top 10 in the area in scoring, rebounding, foul shooting and blocks for the 2A state third-place Cougars and accumulated 1,160 points, [...]