Eastern Idaho’s No. 1 source for prep sports

Track

Bonneville’s Moss advances to Jr Olympics 1,500 finals with fastest prelims time

Bonneville's Moss advances to Jr Olympics 1,500 finals with fastest prelims time

Incoming Bonneville High School senior Stetson Moss is making a name for himself at his first National Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships. Moss won his 15-16 boys 1,500-meter heat on Thursday in four minutes, 10.13 seconds at Lawrence, Kan. The time was not only a personal […]

Read more

Final youth meet brings end to 2017 track season

Final youth meet brings end to 2017 track season

By MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com REXBURG — For area track athletes who have yet to experience a state meet, Saturday provided that type of atmosphere for them. Cars filled the parking lot and spectators lined the fences surrounding the track at Madison Junior High School on Saturday morning […]

Read more

Blackfoot’s Pratt hospitalized following ATV accident

Blackfoot's Pratt hospitalized following ATV accident

Recent Blackfoot High School graduate Michelle Pratt is currently being treated at the University of Utah hospital for injuries sustained from an ATV accident on Monday. Pratt, who was selected as the Post Register’s All-Area Female Track Athlete of the Year on Sunday, and her cousin Danielle […]

Read more

All-Area Female Track Athlete of the Year: Michelle Pratt, Blackfoot

All-Area Female Track Athlete of the Year: Michelle Pratt, Blackfoot

By MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com Defending her state titles in the 800 and 1,600 meters, barring something drastic, was not a matter of ‘if’ but ‘how fast’ for Michelle Pratt at the 4A state meet in May. Closing in on Pocatello’s Harlee Hales, the defending 4A state champion […]

Read more

All-Area Male Track Athlete of the Year: Daniel Helsley, Skyline

All-Area Male Track Athlete of the Year: Daniel Helsley, Skyline

By MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com Daniel Helsley’s first state track appearance last year lit a fire under him. A sophomore at the time, he entered as 5A District 5-6 champion in both throwing events. When he left Boise’s Dona Larsen Park with a sixth place medal in shot […]

Read more

2017 All-Area Track Coach of the Year

2017 All-Area Track Coach of the Year

FRANK GARRETT, SALMON Frank Garrett has made the trek to the Treasure Valley numerous times for state track and seen his share of medalists and individual champions since joining Salmon High School’s track coaching staff in 1997. Salmon won two of its three total boys track state […]

Read more

2017 All-Area Track Team

2017 All-Area Track Team

Girls Paytin Drollinger / Shelley senior THE ATHLETE: The Utah State signee owned the 3,200 in eastern Idaho, winning it five times and running an area best, personal best and school record time of 11:10.05 at state. She matched 2016 Shelley graduate LeAnn Larkin’s senior season feat […]

Read more

Rolling Mosses: Iona siblings already impressing on the track

Rolling Mosses: Iona siblings already impressing on the track

By MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com The earliest version of the proverb “a rolling stone gathers no moss” — credited to ancient scholars and writers — has negative connotations. The message was that a nomad could not thrive because they never settle in one place. An antithesis interpretation has […]

Read more

Moss breaks Armstrong’s record, qualifies for JOs with sister and brother

Moss breaks Armstrong's record, qualifies for JOs with sister and brother

Incoming Bonneville High School sophomore Stetson Moss had quite a day at the Region 11 Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships on Saturday in Meridian. Moss, whose outdoor 3,200 personal best of 4:22.90 put him at top six in the nation for freshmen boys in April, ran […]

Read more

Passing the torch: Gardners retire as District 93 athletic directors

Passing the torch: Gardners retire as District 93 athletic directors

By MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com After careers spanning nearly four decades, Dale Gardner and Barney Gardner have finished the way they started — together. Their time as athletic directors of Bonneville and Hillcrest high schools, respectively, concluded last week. The Gardners, who are not related, said they haven’t truly […]

Read more

Youth track catching fire

Youth track catching fire

By MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com The sight of kids from four youth track clubs going from event to event on Thursday at Ravsten Stadium brought a smile to Doug Stutz’s face. Stutz, former Ricks College cross-country and track coach, created a youth track program in Rexburg called Life […]

Read more

A look back at state track: Classy exchanges, first golds and upstart underclassmen

A look back at state track: Classy exchanges, first golds and upstart underclassmen

By MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com One of the fiercest eastern Idaho small school rivalries was put on hold—at least briefly—Saturday afternoon on the final day of 3A/2A/1A state track at Middleton High School. After winning the 3A girls 1,600 finals in a classification record and Shelley school record […]

Read more

Going out with a bang: Seniors, underclassmen alike claim statement wins

Going out with a bang: Seniors, underclassmen alike claim statement wins

By MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com MIDDLETON — After crossing the finish line Saturday to win the 3A girls 1,600 state title at Middleton High School, Shelley High School senior Paytin Drollinger briefly shut her eyes and then smiled upon hearing the words “new state record.” Her winning time […]

Read more

Sweet victory for Sugar, Salmon at 3A/2A/1A state track

Sweet victory for Sugar, Salmon at 3A/2A/1A state track

By MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com MIDDLETON — The two District 6 teams to win titles Saturday at the 3A/2A/1A state track and field championships came about them a different way, but the elation and tears of joy were the same. Sugar-Salem High School completed its third state track […]

Read more

Hillcrest’s Omotowa wins 5A girls 100; 5A/4A state track day 2 recap

Hillcrest's Omotowa wins 5A girls 100; 5A/4A state track day 2 recap

Hillcrest High School junior Araoluwa Omotowa can now claim the title of fastest girl in Idaho. Omotowa beat a strong field of sprinters in the girls 100-meter dash during Saturday’s 5A state track and field championships at Dona Larsen Park in Boise, winning with a 2017 classification-best […]

Read more
Page 1 of 1112345...10...Last »

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 4 other subscribers