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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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I.F.’s Taylor named Idaho’s Gatorade Player of the Year

I.F.'s Taylor named Idaho's Gatorade Player of the Year

By MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com Idaho Falls High School junior Maya Taylor received a historic accolade Tuesday. The 5-foot-11 outside hitter was named Idaho’s Gatorade Player of the Year for volleyball, becoming the second District 6 athlete to receive the award. Keisha Fisher, a 2007 Skyline graduate, won […]

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All-Area Volleyball Player of the Year: Maya Taylor, Idaho Falls

All-Area Volleyball Player of the Year: Maya Taylor, Idaho Falls

Life is moving fast for Maya Taylor. Entering the 2015 volleyball season, the Idaho Falls High School junior outside hitter was a state champion with an opportunity to defend that title. She had also received more than 60 letters from colleges, ultimately committing to a full-ride scholarship […]

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2015 All-Area Volleyball Coach of the Year: Dave Cousin, Shelley

2015 All-Area Volleyball Coach of the Year: Dave Cousin, Shelley

The road to Shelley’s 2015 3A state championship was several years in the making. It originated in 2011, when an impressive group of eighth-graders caught the attention of then first-year Shelley head coach Dave Cousin. Those athletes were in the middle of what would be a three-year […]

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2015 All-Area Volleyball Team

2015 All-Area Volleyball Team

First team Kaydre Thompson Idaho Falls senior outside hitter THE PLAYER: After spending club season playing every position on the front row, Thompson made the switch from middle blocker to outside hitter for the fall and turned plenty of heads around the state. The senior embraced the […]

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2015 All-conference volleyball

*All-conference teams are selected by coaches* 5A DISTRICT 5-6 ALL-CONFERENCE Player of the Year: Maya Taylor, junior outside hitter, Idaho Falls First team Maddy Reeb, junior setter, Idaho Falls Madison Johnson, senior libero, Idaho Falls Kaydre Thompson, senior outside hitter, Idaho Falls Haylie Keck, senior outside hitter, […]

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Morse, Burgess receive scholarships at annual District 6 all-star game

Morse, Burgess receive scholarships at annual District 6 all-star game

By MARLOWE HEREFORD mhereford@postregister.com Area high school senior volleyball players wore their team’s colors and took to the court one final time Wednesday in the annual District 6 Senior All-Star game Wednesday at Bonneville High School. Two of those seniors left the gym with scholarships. Watersprings middle […]

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Rosters announced for annual district volleyball all-star game

Rosters announced for annual district volleyball all-star game

The annual District 6 Senior High School Volleyball All-Star game will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Bonneville High School. Thirty-eight players were selected and will be split into four teams that will play one set against each of the other teams. Two players will also […]

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Tigers outlast Bees in five-set, all-eastern Idaho 5A title match

Tigers outlast Bees in five-set, all-eastern Idaho 5A title match

By JEFF PINKHAM jpinkham@postregister.com POST FALLS – Kaydre Thompson was staring a hole through Idaho Falls High School volleyball coach Wendy Johnson, hanging on every word the Tigers’ veteran coach had to say during a timeout late in the Tigers’ 5A state title match against District 6 […]

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Shelley sweeps Sugar for first 3A title since 2004; Oct. 31 state volleyball roundup

Shelley sweeps Sugar for first 3A title since 2004; Oct. 31 state volleyball roundup

POST REGISTER At Lake City High School, the Shelley High School volleyball team won an all-District 6 3A state volleyball championship match by sweeping Sugar-Salem 25-12, 29-27, 25-10 in the sixth meeting between the teams this season. It is the first volleyball state title since 2004 for […]

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I.F., Bonneville to meet in 5A semis; Oct. 30 state volleyball roundup

I.F., Bonneville to meet in 5A semis; Oct. 30 state volleyball roundup

At Post Falls High School, defending 5A state champion Idaho Falls began the 5A state volleyball tournament with wins over two District 3 opponents. The Tigers defeated Centennial 25-14, 19-25, 25-13, 25-18 in the 8 a.m. match and swept Vallivue 25-23, 25-15, 25-16 in the 3 p.m. […]

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I.F. takes second at Utah Tournament; Oct. 3 volleyball roundup

I.F. takes second at Utah Tournament; Oct. 3 volleyball roundup

At South Jordan, Utah, the Idaho Falls High School volleyball team finished second at the two-day Claim Jumper Tournament at Bingham High School over the weekend. Eagle and Century were the only other Idaho teams at the 32-team tournament. Idaho Falls took second in Friday’s pool play, […]

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