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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, [...]

2015 PR Girls Basketball Coach of the Year

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

CRYSTAL DAYLEY, SUGAR-SALEM After taking over as head coach at her alma mater three years ago, Crystal Dayley said restoring Sugar-Salem’s winning tradition was one of her first goals. Three consecutive district championships and postseason appearances later, the 2001 Sugar-Salem graduate has put the Diggers back on the map as one of eastern Idaho’s most [...]

Girls basketball all-conference teams

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

*All-conference teams are selected by coaches.* ALL 5A DISTRICT 5-6 Player of the Year: Makell Skidmore, Hillcrest Coaches of the Year: Traci Peterson (Madison), Cody Jackson (Hillcrest), Tony Green (Highland) First team Rylee Jensen, Skyline Lindsay Cook, Hillcrest Maren Herrud, Highland Riley Tyler, Madison Haylie Keck, Bonneville Second team Madison Wright, Idaho Falls Madison Dick, [...]

Christensen steps down after six seasons as I.F. girls basketball coach

By • Mar 19th, 2015 • Category: Girls basketball, News

It wasn’t a choice Britney Christensen wanted to make, but it was one she felt she had to make. Christensen stepped down as head coach of the Idaho Falls High School girls basketball team after six seasons, saying it was time to spend more time with her young family. Christensen told her players at Tuesday’s [...]