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Firth’s Nelson signs second letter of intent with Oregon Tech

By • Jul 17th, 2015 • Category: Girls basketball, News, Recruiting, Track, Volleyball

Volleyball and basketball have been longtime passions for recent Firth High School graduate Bailey Nelson, who had standout four-year careers in both sports as a Cougar. Thanks to a whirlwind process that began three weeks ago, she will play both sports in college. Nelson, who signed in November to be an outside hitter for Oregon [...]

District 6 well-represented on USA Today’s All-USA Idaho basketball teams

By • Jun 3rd, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, Girls basketball, News

Firth coach Scott Adams and several local players earned spots on USA Today’s All-USA Idaho basketball teams. Adams, who led Firth to its second straight 2A state title earlier this year, was named the boys coach of the year. It was Adams’ sixth state title at Firth. Century’s Malek Harwell was named the boys Player [...]

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 [...]