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District 5-6 all-star softball game debuts Saturday

District 5-6 all-star softball game debuts Saturday

By MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com An idea that had bounced around in the head of Rigby High School head softball coach Barry Parkes for the last five years was made a reality this week. What is believed to be the area’s first all-star softball game makes its debut […]

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Rain rejiggered 5A state softball tournament

Rain rejiggered 5A state softball tournament

For a moment Saturday, organizers considered cancelling the rest of the 5A state softball tournament. Undefeated Eagle would remain that way. Coeur d’Alene would not get a chance to upset the Mustangs. Rocky Mountain’s 6-0 lead over Boise would evaporate like a puddle on a 90-degree day. […]

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5A softball tournament postponed to Sunday in Meridian; May 21 state softball roundup

5A softball tournament postponed to Sunday in Meridian; May 21 state softball roundup

The 5A state softball tournament was scheduled to conclude Saturday at Bonneville High School. Instead, it will end Sunday in Meridian. Barring bad weather, of course. The Idaho High School Activities Association and tournament officials made several moves in hopes of finishing the tournament in eastern Idaho […]

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Skyline bids farewell to 5A state softball tournament

Skyline bids farewell to 5A state softball tournament

Members of the Skyline High School softball team silently gathered up their gear from the home dugout at Bonneville High School after being eliminated from the 5A state tournament Friday and trudged down the first-base line, forming a circle behind the batting cage. They listened to some […]

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Rigby’s state-opener postponed; May 20 state softball roundup

Rigby's state-opener postponed; May 20 state softball roundup

The beginning of the 4A state softball tournament was postponed to due to poor weather throughout the day in Twin Falls. Rigby’s first-round matchup with Canyon Ridge is scheduled to begin at noon Saturday. 3A softball At Pocatello, Teton kept its season alive and ended Snake River’s […]

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Eyes on No. 1 nationally-ranked Eagle for 5A state softball in I.F.

Eyes on No. 1 nationally-ranked Eagle for 5A state softball in I.F.

By MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com Arguably the biggest draw for the first 5A state softball tournament in Idaho Falls in eight years is a team that has done something never done before in Idaho. Defending state champion Eagle enters this weekend’s state tournament at Bonneville High School 26-0 […]

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State softball at a glance

State softball at a glance

The state softball tournaments hit fields in Iona, Twin Falls, Pocatello and Blackfoot on Friday, and several local teams will be chasing trophies. Here’s a closer look at the area teams heading to state. Class 4A Rigby Trojans Record: 14-13 State seed: District 5-6 runner-up Players to […]

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South Fremont, West J softball fall short of state

South Fremont, West J softball fall short of state

At OK Ward Park in Pocatello, South Fremont traded leads four times with Kimberly before falling 9-6 in a 3A state play-in game. South Fremont coach Chester Peterson said the Cougars played better against the Bulldogs than their previous meeting which ended in an 11-1 loss at […]

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Highland 10 runs Skyline for district title; May 12 district softball roundup

Highland 10 runs Skyline for district title; May 12 district softball roundup

At Chubbuck, top-seeded Highland scored 13 runs combined in the fourth, fifth and sixth innings to beat Skyline 15-5 on Thursday and claim another 5A District 5-6 tournament title. It is the seventh title in the last eight seasons for the Rams. Skyline, which qualified for the […]

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South Fremont preserves season; May 11 district softball roundup

South Fremont preserves season; May 11 district softball roundup

The South Fremont High School softball team got home runs from Claire Siddoway and Savannah Hughes to beat Sugar-Salem 9-6 in a 3A District 6 tournament loser-out game Wednesday at Shelley High School. South Fremont put the game away with four runs in the top of the […]

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Hillam gives. I.F. win over Skyline in 15-14 thriller; May 10 district softball roundup

Hillam gives. I.F. win over Skyline in 15-14 thriller; May 10 district softball roundup

At Chubbuck, the second-seeded Idaho Falls High School softball team rallied for a 15-14 win over third-seeded District 91 rival Skyline on the first day of the 5A District 5-6 tournament. With the game tied at 14 with no outs and two on in the bottom of […]

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Teton pounds Shelley 18-3; May 9 softball roundup

Teton pounds Shelley 18-3; May 9 softball roundup

At Shelley, the top-seeded Teton High School softball team scored 10 runs in the bottom of the first inning and cruised to an 18-3 win in four innings over fourth-seeded Shelley in the first round of the 3A District 6 tournament. Jenna Abbott and Tasha Arnold both went 2 for 3 and smacked two-run homers […]

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I.F. outlasts Rigby in nine innings; May 5 softball roundup

I.F. outlasts Rigby in nine innings; May 5 softball roundup

At Rigby, Idaho Falls capitalized on Rigby miscues to finish an 8-4 nonconference win over the Trojans in nine innings. Rigby scored all four of its runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to take a 4-3 lead before I.F. tied the game with a run […]

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I.F. softball completes regular season sweep of Bonneville

I.F. softball completes regular season sweep of Bonneville

By MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com Although the seeds for next week’s 5A District 5-6 softball tournament were decided entering Wednesday’s game at Bonneville, the Tigers had Idaho Falls head coach Traci Wilkinson nervous for a while. After being outhit 14-2 in Tuesday’s loss at I.F., the Bees led […]

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Goodwin strikes out 11 in Snake River’s 10-2 win over American Falls

Goodwin strikes out 11 in Snake River's 10-2 win over American Falls

At American Falls, Sara Goodwin struck out 11 in a complete game and added four hits as the Snake River High School softball team rolled past American Falls to earn the right to host the 3A District 5 tournament starting Friday. The Panthers 12 hits from 2-3-4 […]

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