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Salmon falls in first round

By • Feb 16th, 2012 • Category: Girls basketball, News

MIDDLETON – Nerves can always be a factor on the first day of the state tournament – especially after a seven-year absence from the big stage. Making its first state appearance since 2005, the Salmon girls basketball team opened the 3A tournament Thursday with a rocky start and a 59-41 loss to Timberlake. “Winning districts [...]

Hillcrest girls rebound to take 3rd place

By • Oct 22nd, 2011 • Category: Girls soccer, News

CALDWELL – To the Hillcrest girls soccer team, Mckenna Hamberlin is known as “Rock” to the Hillcrest High School girls soccer team because she’s solid on the field. On Saturday at Brothers Park, the senior forward lived up to that name, recording a hat trick and propelling the Knights past Twin Falls 4-0 for a [...]

Hillcrest girls fall in battle of unbeatens

By • Oct 22nd, 2011 • Category: Girls soccer, News

CALDWELL – Any time two undefeated teams meet, one team is guaranteed to leave the field with a loss. In the semifinals of the 4A girls state soccer tournament Friday, Hillcrest and Bishop Kelly put their unblemished records to the test at Brothers Park. Bishop Kelly won the battle of the Knights 2-1 and earned [...]

Skyline boys put up fight, but fall at state

By • Oct 21st, 2011 • Category: Boys soccer, News

EAGLE – The Skyline High School boys soccer team fought to the end of its opening game at the 5A state tournament Thursday, but the Grizzlies couldn’t quite finish off a comeback, falling 2-1 to the defending state champion Borah Lions. Skyline got a off to a slow start as Borah controlled the ball for [...]

Moscow eliminates Rigby in OT

By • Mar 4th, 2011 • Category: Boys basketball, News

BOISE — The Rigby boys basketball team may have lost two straight games for an early exit from the 4A state tournament, but after a 58-53 overtime loss to Moscow on Friday, the Trojans left Borah High School knowing they had accomplished something this season. “It was a good season because at the beginning of [...]

Sugar-Salem goes cold in state opener

By • Mar 3rd, 2011 • Category: Boys basketball, News

MERIDIAN — An off shooting night hurt the Sugar-Salem boys basketball team in a 50-44 opening-round loss to St. Maries at the 3A state tournament Thursday night. As a team, the Diggers shot just 25.4 percent from the field and were held to single-digit scoring in the second quarter. “Maybe it’s just the state jitters, [...]

Sugar-Salem girls unseat defending champs

By • Feb 18th, 2011 • Category: Girls basketball, News

For the past two weeks, the Sugar-Salem High School girls basketball team has been focusing on tough defense. The Diggers put that practice to work Thursday evening and downed defending champion Priest River 50-40 in the first round of the 3A state tournament. “That’s been our goal since districts — to have good, strong team [...]

I.F. takes Skyline Classic

By • Sep 12th, 2010 • Category: News, Volleyball

Saturday was a long day for the Idaho Falls High School volleyball team. The Tigers played seven matches at the Skyline Classic tournament and suffered their first loss of the season, but at the end of the day they walked away with a tournament championship. “Everything is a learning lesson,” Idaho Falls coach Wendy Johnson [...]

Wright, McGriff team up to win doubles title

By • Apr 18th, 2010 • Category: Lead Story, News, Tennis

At last year’s 5A District 5-6 tennis tournament, Idaho Falls High School’s Leah Wright and Payton McGriff found themselves on opposite sides of the net, battling for the district championship in mixed doubles. This year, they’re on the same side and they’re taking down the competition together. “They work well together because they’re also best [...]

Strubel’s perfect record gone, drive to reach state still strong

By • Apr 17th, 2010 • Category: News, Tennis

Skyline High School’s Gracie Strubel was undefeated on the tennis court coming into the Eastern Idaho Tennis Invitational on Friday. The Grizzlies’ No. 2 singles player extended her win streak this season to nine straight matches with a first-round win. But in her second match of the day, Strubel took her first loss of the [...]