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Sugar-Salem’s Anderson to run for Utah State

Sugar-Salem's Anderson to run for Utah State

By MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com The latest eastern Idaho addition to Utah State’s cross-country and track programs has come by way of Sugar City. Sugar-Salem senior Brennan Anderson signed with the Aggies on Wednesday in a ceremony at Sugar-Salem High School in the presence of family members, teammates, […]

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The Post Register’s Best of 2017 in sports

The Post Register's Best of 2017 in sports

By LUKE O’ROARK and MARLOWE HEREFORD | Post Register | Prsports@postregister.com Well, so long 2017. As the year comes to a close, the Post Register sports staff looks back on moments from the past year, votes and compiles the top 10 story lines from our coverage area. […]

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2017 All-Area Boys XC Runner of the Year: Stetson Moss, Bonneville

2017 All-Area Boys XC Runner of the Year: Stetson Moss, Bonneville

By MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com A poster from Nike Cross Regionals Northwest is affixed to a wall in Stetson Moss’s room where he can see it every day. Written on it are personal best times Moss aspires to reach for every year of his high school career: sub-17 […]

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2017 All-Area Girls XC Runner of the Year: Sariah Harrison, Skyline

2017 All-Area Girls XC Runner of the Year: Sariah Harrison, Skyline

By MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com The third oldest of 10 children, Skyline High School freshman Sariah Harrison has had her share of following and leading. She credits her older siblings for setting positive examples and introducing her to passions worth pursuing. When older sister, and Skyline junior, Elizabeth […]

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2017 All-Area Cross-Country Team

2017 All-Area Cross-Country Team

First team girls Rachel Morrin, Madison senior A year after a stress fracture ended her junior season, Morrin had a comeback senior season to remember with five sub-19 minute times. The BYU commit led local finishers in the Bob Firman Invitational girls elite race by placing 18th […]

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2017 All-Area Girls XC Coach of the Year: Sean Schmidt, Skyline

2017 All-Area Girls XC Coach of the Year: Sean Schmidt, Skyline

Skyline sent three girls to the 2016 4A state meet, and all three medaled. Grizzlies coach Sean Schmidt and other local coaches knew Sariah Harrison, who had an undefeated eighth grade season, was on the way to join the three returning medalists. Skyline piled up top-three finishes […]

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2017 All-Area Boys XC Coach of the Year: Alan McMurtrey, Idaho Falls

2017 All-Area Boys XC Coach of the Year: Alan McMurtrey, Idaho Falls

While an influx of talented freshmen and the graduation of only one runner from last year’s top seven indicated promise for the Idaho Falls boys, a competitive effort in the annual To Bone and Back 40-mile relay furthermore provided foreshadowing of the 2017 season. Idaho Falls took […]

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Bonneville’s Moss places 17th at NXN; Dec. 2 XC roundup

Bonneville's Moss places 17th at NXN; Dec. 2 XC roundup

At Portland, Ore., Bonneville High School’s Stetson Moss ended his sophomore cross-country season with a 17th place finish in 15 minutes, 32.30 seconds at Nike Cross Nationals. His top-20 finish made him a Nike Cross Nationals All-American. District 6’s first runner to advance to a high school […]

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Madison’s Morrin chooses BYU XC and track

Madison's Morrin chooses BYU XC and track

Multiple state medalist Rachel Morrin will be exchanging her Madison High School scarlet and gray for blue and white in 2018. The senior verbally committed to BYU on Saturday, accomplishing a goal several years in the making. Morrin will compete in both cross-country and track for the […]

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Nike Cross Northwest notebook: Bonneville’s Moss qualifies for Nike Cross Nationals

Nike Cross Northwest notebook: Bonneville's Moss qualifies for Nike Cross Nationals

Bonneville High School sophomore Stetson Moss ended his first national qualifier cross-country meet with an intense and historic finish. In the top three with a mile remaining in Saturday’s Nike Cross Northwest Regional boys championship race at Eagle Island State Park, Moss was battling for second place […]

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Eastern Idaho, stand up: I.F., Skyline highlight big day for District 6 at state XC

Eastern Idaho, stand up: I.F., Skyline highlight big day for District 6 at state XC

By MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com EAGLE ISLAND STATE PARK — For as intense as the Idaho Falls-Skyline rivalry can be, the District 91 schools had much to celebrate together Saturday. Minutes after the 4A girls race concluded, coaches and parents rushed over to the Grizzlies to share some […]

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Sugar-Salem completes first XC state title sweep

Sugar-Salem completes first XC state title sweep

By MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com EAGLE ISLAND STATE PARK — After gathering his boys and girls teams for photos Saturday, Sugar-Salem head cross-country coach Brett Hill borrowed a broom from a Gooding runner. He started sweeping the concrete in front of the stands where two blue trophies and […]

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State XC preview: I.F. boys aiming for a trophy

State XC preview: I.F. boys aiming for a trophy

By MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com The Idaho Falls High School boys cross-country team ended one trophy drought last week and is aspiring to end another this weekend. Behind eight top-20 finishes, the Tigers won the boys title of Friday’s 4A District 5-6 championships at Freeman Park for their […]

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Tigers, Grizz end XC district title droughts

Tigers, Grizz end XC district title droughts

By MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com Despite 40 mph winds, cheers from Skyline and Idaho Falls high school cross-country runners could not be drowned out during Friday’s 4A District 5-6 championships at Freeman Park. The meet was a District 91 sweep as Skyline won its first girls cross-country district […]

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Runner, survivor: Skyline’s Kirby running with purpose

Runner, survivor: Skyline's Kirby running with purpose

By MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com The scar on his forehead was the first thing Nick Kirby noticed when looking in a bathroom mirror in late June. He was in Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City. All he knew was there had been an accident. Once his mother […]

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