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New D93 high school will mix up local sports conferences

New D93 high school will mix up local sports conferences

Empty fields currently sit on 1st Street and Crowley Road in Idaho Falls. In as soon as three years, those vacant 135 acres will be replaced by a new high school. With it come basketball courts, baseball and softball diamonds, tennis courts, soccer fields and more athletic […]

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The Post Register’s Best of 2015 in sports

The Post Register's Best of 2015 in sports

By JEFF PINKHAM, MARLOWE HEREFORD AND VICTOR FLORES prsports@postregister.com Excellence, dominance and new ventures were in abundance among athletes in the Post Register’s coverage area in 2015. Before turning the page to 2016, the Post Register sports staff takes a look back at the top 10 stories […]

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The cost of high school sports

The cost of high school sports

By VICTOR FLORES vflores@postregister.com When Bonneville Joint School District 93 looked for ways to trim the cost of its new high school bond, it didn’t consider eliminating one large money-sucker: sports. The Nov. 3 bond dedicated $63.5 million to a new high school and its additions. About […]

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Keeping sports in high schools

Keeping sports in high schools

By KIRSTEN JOHNSON kjohnson@postregister.com At Bonneville High School, “Bee Pride” is evident just about everywhere you look — from the larger-than-life mascot painted on the decades-old school’s iconic brick walls, to the white, green and gold swag adorning just about every other student. Even Bonneville’s Principal Heath […]

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Former Rigby sprinter Mecham chooses BYU

Former Rigby sprinter Mecham chooses BYU

*Update, Jan. 6: This story has been revised for accuracy. I was notified by Mecham after the publication of our “Best of 2015 in Sports” that she did not clarify in our interview for her commitment story which schools offered her full-rides. She was recruited by 10 […]

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After two international qualifier meets, former Rigby sprinter Mecham turns to 2016

After two international qualifier meets, former Rigby sprinter Mecham turns to 2016

By MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com With one of the biggest weeks of her young career behind her, Elsja Mecham is turning her attention to 2016 and two major prospects she hopes will come to fruition. Running for a Division I track program, and vying for a spot on […]

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Mecham clips hurdle, finishes 7th at World Youth Trials

By MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com Former Rigby sprinter Elsja Mecham was battling for third place in the 400-meter hurdles finals at the World Youth Trials when her race took an unexpected turn Wednesday. She clipped a hurdle on the last curve and fell, getting up a few seconds […]

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Mecham advances to World Youth Trials finals

By MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com After a quick turnaround, former Rigby sprinter Elsja Mecham was back on the track and advancing to the finals of another major meet. Three days after placing fourth and beating three collegiate athletes at the USA Track and Field Junior Outdoors Championships at […]

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Mecham places fourth at USA Jr. Outdoors

By MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com Former Rigby sprinter Elsja Mecham ended her weekend in Tracktown USA with another impressive finish in a loaded race. Running in lane 8, Mecham finished fourth in 59.36 seconds in Saturday’s junior women’s 400-meter hurdles finals at the USA Track and Field Junior […]

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Mecham makes USA Jr. Outdoor finals

By MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com Former Rigby sprinter Elsja Mecham can add “advance to the finals of an international qualifier track meet” to her growing list of track accomplishments. The 17-year-old ran a personal best time of 58.27 seconds in Friday’s junior women’s 400-meter hurdles heats — the third […]

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Former Rigby sprinter Mecham moves into top 15 in national rankings

Former Rigby sprinter Mecham moves into top 15 in national rankings

By MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com A new year at a new school and Elsja Mecham continues to set herself apart as one of the nation’s best sprinters. The Rigby native moved to Utah last July as an eight-time Idaho individual state champion, two-time state record holder and a […]

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All-Area Female Track Athlete of the Year: Keanne Alston, Rigby

All-Area Female Track Athlete of the Year: Keanne Alston, Rigby

By MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com While the Christopher Reeve era teenage Superman outran trains, Rigby’s Keanne Alston grew up racing school buses. In the morning, she tried to beat the bus to her stop. She continued the game in the afternoon by exiting early to race the bus […]

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All-Area Male Track Athlete of the Year: Bryce Frazee, Idaho Falls

All-Area Male Track Athlete of the Year: Bryce Frazee, Idaho Falls

By MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com A decision that could have been considered a gamble at the time ultimately provided a storybook ending to Bryce Frazee’s Idaho Falls High School track career. He had long dominated the 100 and 200 meters at eastern Idaho meets and won four 5A […]

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2015 All-Area Track Coach of the Year

2015 All-Area Track Coach of the Year

HEIDI GRAHAM, BLACKFOOT The turnaround of the Blackfoot High School track and field program was personified with new bright green uniforms and historic accomplishments this spring. After taking second in the girls team standings at the 4A District 5-6 meet, the Broncos compiled 60 points to finish […]

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2015 All-Area Track Team

Hannah Cain Challis senior THE ATHLETE: A six-time Challis record holder, Cain won the 100, 200 and took third in the 400 at the 1A state meet to end her prep career with 14 state medals (eight gold). Cain drew interest from four Division I schools and […]

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