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Morrin, Kunz add to season title haul at Madison Invitational

By • Oct 10th, 2015 • Category: Cross Country, News

REXBURG — Madison High School’s Rachel Morrin and Idaho Falls High School’s Isaac Kunz continued their season win streaks Friday at the annual Madison Invitational at the Rexburg Municipal Golf Course. For Morrin, her latest victory was made sweeter by claiming it on her home course. The sophomore separated herself in the second half of [...]

Tigers ground out win over Bees in four, stay perfect in conference

By • Oct 9th, 2015 • Category: News, Volleyball

The packed stands, bench celebrations and endless rallies provided a state tournament atmosphere in Bonneville High School’s gym for Thursday’s volleyball match between Bonneville and Idaho Falls. While the environment felt conducive for a pivotal contest, perhaps nothing was more telling than numerous post-game remarks by athletes and coaches from both teams about how fun [...]

Fast start to senior season has Larkin leading defending state champ Shelley

By • Oct 8th, 2015 • Category: Cross Country, Features, Lead Story, News, Track

SHELLEY — Cross-country is a sport decided by seconds. Those seconds can mean the difference between winning and finishing 30th, medal or no medal, trophy or no trophy, personal best or just shy. For LeAnn Larkin, the number 86 has decided much. That’s how many seconds the Shelley High School senior has taken off her [...]

Local teams honor ‘Papa Campbell’ at memorial XC meet

By • Oct 3rd, 2015 • Category: Cross Country, News

SHELLEY — The rivalry between Mountain Rivers Conference cross-country teams Sugar-Salem and Shelley was set aside for a moment Friday amidst steady rain and cooler fall weather. Those two teams, along with seven other high school teams and 14 middle school squads, took to Journey’s End Golf Course in memory of a man who is [...]

History repeats itself: No District 6 teams in Bonneville-Hillcrest title match for second straight year

By • Sep 27th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, News, Volleyball

The annual Bonneville-Hillcrest Classic volleyball tournament title remained with the 4A classification and to a school outside of District 6 for the fifth consecutive year. Skyview, which has won the 4A state third place trophy for the last three seasons, swept five-time defending 4A state champion Century 25-19, 25-20 to win the gold bracket title [...]

North Fremont boys soccer forfeits remainder of 2015 season

By • Sep 27th, 2015 • Category: Boys soccer, News

The North Fremont High School boys soccer team has chosen to forfeit the rest of the 2015 season. The decision was made in mid-September at a meeting between the players, coaching staff and athletic director Jodi Beard. “We were down to nine players,” Beard said. “Some of them wouldn’t be able to play during potato [...]

Bonneville-Hillcrest Classic volleyball tournament begins today

By • Sep 25th, 2015 • Category: News, Volleyball

Three classifications and four districts will be represented this weekend at the annual Bonneville-Hillcrest Classic. Every District 6 5A school is coming as well as 4A Rigby and 3A schools Shelley and Sugar-Salem. The tournament drew Treasure Valley schools Fruitland, Middleton, Vallivue and Skyview as well as District 4 schools Twin Falls, Wood River and [...]

Shelley’s Thompson, Bonneville’s Keck commit to ISU volleyball

By • Sep 23rd, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, News, Recruiting

Two local athletes are continuing the Eastern Idaho pipeline to Idaho State volleyball. Bonneville High School senior outside hitter Haylie Keck and Shelley High School junior middle blocker Alexis Thompson committed to play volleyball for the Bengals a few weeks apart. Thompson committed Aug. 21 and Keck committed Sept. 6. Both received full ride scholarships. [...]

An amazing ride: Friends, family reflect at final Keely Lance memorial rodeo

By • Sep 20th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, News, rodeo

RIGBY — The contestants on horseback circling the practice arena, the line of cars waiting outside the gate and the numerous friends exchanging hugs Saturday afternoon at the Rigby Rodeo Grounds signified the end to an event with small beginnings. An ending, and yet the turning of a page. Saturday was the fourth and final [...]

I.F.’s Reeb commits to Portland State volleyball

By • Sep 20th, 2015 • Category: News, Recruiting, Volleyball

Volleyball wasn’t Maddy Reeb’s first sport, but she gained a love for it and contributed to a state title three years after starting to play. The Idaho Falls High School junior recently ensured that her career will continue for four more years after graduation, committing to a full-ride scholarship from Portland State during the first [...]