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Eight locals make rosters for annual All-Star basketball game at NIC

By • Mar 1st, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, Girls basketball, News

The rosters for the 12th annual Idaho high school All-Star basketball game were released Saturday, and eight locals made the cut. This is the most athletes from the Post Register coverage area to be selected for the game since 10 made the teams in 2012. Bonneville’s Telly Davenport, Skyline’s Jai Jai Ely and South Fremont’s [...]



Dig it: Sugar-Salem downs Timberlake 40-33 for fifth state title in program history

By • Feb 22nd, 2015 • Category: Girls basketball, Lead Story, News

NAMPA — The smiles were already spreading across the faces of the members of the Sugar-Salem High School girls basketball team with 30 seconds left in Saturday’s 3A girls state basketball championship game. The Diggers on the bench held hands and watched as the final seconds ticked off the scoreboard, then rushed to hug their [...]



Ririe girls’ run ends in 53-43 loss to Soda Springs in 2A state title game

By • Feb 22nd, 2015 • Category: Girls basketball, News

NAMPA — The strong shooting that carried the Ririe High School girls basketball team all season went cold against an equally strong shooting team. The Bulldogs found themselves in an early deficit that grew larger as the game went on, falling to Soda Springs 53-43 in the 2A girls basketball state championship game Saturday at [...]



Nelson scores 24 to lift Firth girls to 2A state third place trophy

By • Feb 22nd, 2015 • Category: Girls basketball, News

By JORDAN RODRIGUEZ prsports@postregister.com BOISE — The 2015 2A state tournament was a roller coaster for the Firth girls basketball team. After the highs of an opening-round win over Cole Valley, the lows of a semifinal loss to district rival Ririe and, finally, a wild third-place game versus Grangeville, the Cougars are coming home both [...]



Shelley, Challis take home third place trophies; Feb. 21 state girls basketball roundup

By • Feb 22nd, 2015 • Category: Girls basketball, News

At Skyview High School in Nampa, the Shelley High School girls basketball team claimed third place in the 3A state tournament with a 60-42 win over Filer. The Russets had about 12 hours to regroup after a 49-45 overtime loss to District 6 rival Sugar-Salem Friday night. “I was a little nervous about coming back [...]



Ririe girls outlast Firth for fourth time to return to 2A state title game

By • Feb 21st, 2015 • Category: Girls basketball, Lead Story, News

BOISE — With 50 seconds left in regulation of Friday’s 2A girls state basketball semifinal game between Ririe and Firth, the call-and-response “Ririe … Bulldogs” chant filled a packed Bishop Kelly High School gym. The chant grew deafening with 20 seconds left, and it was only drowned out by cheers of jubilation from the Bulldogs [...]



Seniors send Sugar-Salem girls past Shelley 49-45 in OT and into 3A title game

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

A trio of seniors wouldn’t let the Sugar-Salem High School girls basketball season end one game short of the state championship game. Jessie Harris, Stacy Roberts and Ta’Lee Rose took turns playing hero Friday night, helping the Diggers rally late in the fourth quarter before edging District 6 rival Shelley 49-45 in overtime in the [...]



Short-handed No. 1 Richfield shoots past Mackay girls 41-32

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

NAMPA — The Richfield High School girls basketball team couldn’t miss Friday afternoon, and Mackay couldn’t recover. The Miners fell behind in the first quarter and were outscored 14-6 in the third quarter in a 41-32 loss to the Tigers in the 1A Division II girls basketball state semifinals Friday at Nampa High School. The [...]



Defending state champ Prairie overwhelms Challis girls 53-30

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

By DAVID BASHORE prsports@postregister.com NAMPA — As Challis did to Oakley on Thursday, so Prairie did to Challis on Friday. Prairie’s length, athleticism and savvy overwhelmed the Vikings from the opening tip, as the Pirates cruised back to the 1A Division I girls basketball state championship game with a 53-30 win over the Vikings at [...]



Hillcrest falls short against Centennial 55-46

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

By JORDAN RODRIGUEZ prsports@postregister.com NAMPA — A magical season came to a quick and surprising end for the Hillcrest High School girls basketball team at the 5A state tournament. After losing only two games all season, the District 6 champion Knights lost back-to-back contests at the Idaho Center to fall out of trophy contention. The [...]