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Hillcrest wins Star Valley tournament, Dec. 16 boys basketball round up

Hillcrest wins Star Valley tournament, Dec. 16 boys basketball round up

At Star Valley, Wyo., the Hillcrest High School boys basketball team ended its third game in 48 hours with a 56-53 win over Bear River, Utah, to claim the Star Valley tournament title. Both teams entered the title game unbeaten and traded leads throughout. Bear River led […]

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Hillcrest heads to tournament final, Dec. 15 boys basketball round up

Hillcrest heads to tournament final, Dec. 15 boys basketball round up

At Star Valley, Wyo., two games, two different wins for the Hillcrest Knights in their opening games of the Star Valley Tournament. The Knights blew out Owyhee, Nev. 87-12 and earned a 58-35 win over Laurel, Mont. in the nightcap to earn a spot in today’s championship […]

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Sugar-Salem begins Star Valley tournament with dominating win; Dec. 14 boys basketball roundup

Sugar-Salem begins Star Valley tournament with dominating win; Dec. 14 boys basketball roundup

At Star Valley, Wyo., the Sugar-Salem High School boys basketball team began the Star Valley tournament with a dominating 85-19 win over American Preparatory Academy, a private school from Utah. The Diggers got points from 10 players and made 29 field goals. “We didn’t know what to […]

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Madison wins third straight; Dec. 13 boys basketball roundup

Madison wins third straight; Dec. 13 boys basketball roundup

At Rexburg, the Madison high school boys basketball team made some second-half adjustments to beat Skyline 60-42 and earn its third straight win. Madison had four different scorers in double-digit figures with Spencer Hathaway leading all scorers with 17 points. Jordan Porter had 10, Joe Dougherty had […]

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Shelley blows by Soda Springs; Dec. 12 boys basketball roundup

Shelley blows by Soda Springs; Dec. 12 boys basketball roundup

At Shelley, the Russets held off a fourth quarter rally to defeat Soda Springs 57-45. Shelley led 31-17 at halftime and 50-25 after three quarters before the Cardinals cut into the deficit. “We came out smoking in the first quarter and really ran our offense well,” Shelley […]

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Boys basketball media poll: Ririe, Snake River still favorites

Boys basketball media poll: Ririe, Snake River still favorites

By LUKE O’ROARK | Post Register | Loroark@postregister.com Like last week, the Snake River and Ririe boys basketball teams remain the best in the state, according to the Idaho high school state media poll released Tuesday evening. Both teams remain locked in at their respected No. 1 […]

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Changing traditions at Rexburg

Changing traditions at Rexburg

By LUKE O’ROARK | Post Register | Loroark@postregister.com REXBURG — First-year Madison High School boys basketball coach Travis Schwab said one of his only fears is failing his idol — retired legendary Madison coach Bill Hawkins. “He, to me, is one of my heroes,” Schwab said of […]

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Madison goes 2-0 on the weekend; Dec. 9 boys basketball round up

Madison goes 2-0 on the weekend; Dec. 9 boys basketball round up

At Rexburg, the Madison High School boys basketball defeated Syracuse (Utah) 78-68 to win its second game in as many days. The Bobcats scored 25 points in the first quarter and held a 20-point lead in the fourth quarter. The Bobcats matched Syracuse’s 11 3-pointers with 10 […]

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Firth downs New Plymouth, Dec. 9 boys basketball round up

Firth downs New Plymouth, Dec. 9 boys basketball round up

FIRTH 57, NEW PLYMOUTH 38: At Boise, the Cougars defeated the Pilgrams behind 14 points from Colton Mecham. Grayson Nelson added 13 points in the win. Firth led 33-17 at halftime. “We’ll take a ‘W’ in any shape or form,” Firth coach Art Polson said. “We shot […]

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Hillcrest overcomes 12-point deficit; Dec. 7 boys basketball round up

Hillcrest overcomes 12-point deficit; Dec. 7 boys basketball round up

At Idaho Falls, the Hillcrest High School boys basketball team utilized a late-game surge to overcome a 12-point deficit and beat the Tigers 44-40 on Thursday. Derek Marlowe had five 3-pointers for the Knights, who outscored the Tigers 31-15 in the second half. Trailing most of the […]

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Vikings top Panthers in OT thriller; Dec. 6 boys basketball roundup

Vikings top Panthers in OT thriller; Dec. 6 boys basketball roundup

At Terreton, Challis defeated West Jefferson 58-53 in overtime after Ross Sheppeard completed a full-court alley-oop with 3.8 seconds left in regulation. The Vikings would then outscore the Panthers 9-4 in overtime to give Challis its third win on the season. “I feel bad for the kids […]

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Hillcrest remains undefeated, Dec. 5 boys basketball round up

Hillcrest remains undefeated, Dec. 5 boys basketball round up

At Hillcrest, the Hillcrest High School boys basketball team’s undefeated season continued by beating previously undefeated Skyline 53-37 behind Jaxon Weatherly’s 16 points.  Hillcrest made seven 3-pointers in their fifth-straight win, including three from Derek Marlowe, to give the Knights their second 5-0 start in three seasons. […]

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Boys basketball media poll: Snake River, Ririe among best in Idaho

Boys basketball media poll: Snake River, Ririe among best in Idaho

Ririe was unanimously voted the best 2A boys basketball team in Idaho, according to the most recent state media poll released Tuesday evening. Ririe (3-0) received all 10 first-place votes in the 2A rankings. Firth was among 2A teams receiving votes (four). In 5A, Hillcrest cracked the […]

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Hillcrest 4-0 for third time since ’13, Dec. 2 boys basketball round up

Hillcrest 4-0 for third time since '13, Dec. 2 boys basketball round up

At Boise, the Bobcats fell to Borah 57-42 thanks to a 24-point fourth quarter by the Lions. Madison coach Travis Schwab said his team led 36-35 about eight minutes into the fourth quarter, but the Lions capitalized on an 8-0 run. “Borah is a dang good team,” […]

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Sugar-Salem begins title defense with win, Dec. 1 boys basketball round up

Sugar-Salem begins title defense with win, Dec. 1 boys basketball round up

At Filer, the defending 3A state champion Sugar-Salem High School boys basketball team began its 2017-18 campaign on the right foot, holding Filer to just five points in the first half en route to a 47-21 win. The Diggers led 26-5 at halftime, before outscoring the Wildcats […]

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