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2010 PR All-Area Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Josh Fuller, Madison

2010 PR All-Area Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Josh Fuller, Madison

By MICHAEL LYCKLAMA When Josh Fuller showed up at Madison High School’s summer program three years ago, Bobcats coach Bill Hawkins knew he had something special. Fuller was just a sophomore at the time, and sophomores are a rarity on a Hawkins-coached team, let alone a sophomore […]

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2010 PR All-Area Boys Basketball Coach of the Year

2010 PR All-Area Boys Basketball Coach of the Year

Scott Adams, Firth When the state tournament program comes out next year, Scott Adams’ name will jump out. Firth claimed its fourth consecutive 2A title this year, making Adams just the second coach in Idaho history to win four straight titles. Capital’s Charles Henry (1975-78) is the […]

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2010 PR All-Area Girls Basketball Coach of the Year

2010 PR All-Area Girls Basketball Coach of the Year

Jessica Shanafelt, West Jefferson Jessica Shanafelt must be doing something right, considering she’s won titles in her first two years as West Jefferson’s head coach. Both years, Shanafelt guided solid 15-8 teams into the state tournament. Both years, West Jefferson peaked at state, playing by far its […]

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2010 PR All-Area Girls Basketball Team

2010 PR All-Area Girls Basketball Team

By ZACH KYLE FIRST TEAM Allisa Harrigfeld Senior forward North Fremont THE PLAYER: Harrigfeld averaged 24 points and 10 rebounds per game before tearing her ACL on Jan. 9 . Despite seeing her minutes and numbers crash when she returned to the court at the end of […]

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2010 PR All-Area Boys Basketball Team

2010 PR All-Area Boys Basketball Team

By MICHAEL LYCKLAMA FIRST TEAM Jordan Johnson Senior guard Hillcrest THE PLAYER: Scoring isn’t what Johnson is about. Hillcrest’s second-year starter at point guard saw his point production drop from 13.3 to 12.1 points per game as a senior. But the tradeoff saw Johnson marshal Hillcrest to […]

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2009 PR All-Area Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Jordan Bjornberg, Blackfoot

2009 PR All-Area Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Jordan Bjornberg, Blackfoot

By MICHAEL LYCKLAMA Blackfoot coach Gerald Humpherys had heard of this Jordan Bjornberg kid. His son, Shane, coached Bjornberg on the junior varsity team and raved about him. So, during the 2006-07 season, Gerald elevated his super sophomore to varsity against Madison midyear. He made some typical […]

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2009 PR All-Area Girls Basketball Player of the Year: Laurel Kearsley, Teton

2009 PR All-Area Girls Basketball Player of the Year: Laurel Kearsley, Teton

By ZACH KYLE This basketball season boasted a bumper crop of round-ball standouts, but nobody carried her team like Laurel Kearsley carried the Teton Redskins. Teton would not have had a 16-12 season without Kearsley . Teton wouldn’t have beaten Shelley at the District 6 tournament ( […]

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2009 PR All-Area Girls Basketball Coach of the Year

2009 PR All-Area Girls Basketball Coach of the Year

Jessica Shanafelt, West Jefferson Some coaches oversee basketball programs for decades without winning a championship. Jessica Shanafelt found herself lifting a championship trophy at the end of her first year at West Jefferson. “Honestly, I didn’t expect this to happen,” Shanafelt said. “I was excited as heck […]

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2009 PR All-Area Boys Basketball Coach of the Year

2009 PR All-Area Boys Basketball Coach of the Year

Scott Adams, Firth Adams entered the season with back-to-back state titles, but had lost 10 seniors off those two squads. With Colter Reeves, the only member of all three championship teams, and a stock of reloaded talent, Adams obliterated the field again on his way to a […]

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2009 PR All-Area Boys Basketball Team

2009 PR All-Area Boys Basketball Team

By MICHAEL LYCKLAMA FIRST TEAM TANNER HIGHAM Senior guard, Shelley THE PLAYER: From the dime-dropping assists to the unstoppable scoring to the lethal 3-point shooting, Higham is everything you could want in a point guard and more. Higham drew every defense from box-and-ones to zones to straight […]

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2009 PR All-Area Girls Basketball Team

2009 PR All-Area Girls Basketball Team

By ZACH KYLE FIRST TEAM MAILIE GARNER Junior forward, Bonneville THE PLAYER: Bonneville coach Ryan Harrigfeld understood he had a unique weapon in Garner, and he exploited the junior’s versatility throughout the Bees’ march to the state championship. At 6-feet, strong and quick, Garner was nearly always […]

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2009 Boys basketball all-conference

2009 Boys basketball all-conference

*All-conference teams are selected by coaches* 5A/4A HIGH COUNTRY CONFERENCE POY: Jordan Bjornberg, sr., Blackfoot COY: Bill Hawkins, Madison/Don Baldwin, Hillcrest First team: Josh Fuller, jr., Madison; Jase Schaat, sr., Rigby; Robert Edwards, sr., Skyline; Jordan Johnson, jr., Hillcrest; Jason Burton, sr., Idaho Falls Second team: Justin […]

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2009 Girls basketball all-conference

2009 Girls basketball all-conference

*All-conference teams are selected by coaches* 5A/4A HIGH COUNTRY CONFERENCE POY: Mailie Garner, jr., Bonneville COY: Ryan Harrigfeld, Bonneville First team: Chloe Ence, sr., Hillcrest; Emily Jones, sr., Rigby; Laurel Bodily, sr., Idaho Falls; Andrea Baldwin, sr., Skyline; Bryndy Anderson, sr., Bonneville; Brin Neff, jr., Madison Second […]

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2008 PR All-Area Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Tanner Higham, Shelley

2008 PR All-Area Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Tanner Higham, Shelley

By ZACH ZAVORAL Some of the best basketball players talk as good a game as they play. But Shelley’s Tanner Higham doesn’t need to be loud. He doesn’t need to talk at all . His moves speak for him, and his statistics echo that message. The Russets’ […]

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2008 PR All-Area Girls Basketball Player of the Year: Jaclyn Hone, Shelley

2008 PR All-Area Girls Basketball Player of the Year: Jaclyn Hone, Shelley

By MICHAEL LYCKLAMA Jaclyn Hone had her doubts. Shelley had lost twice to Bear Lake in the first six games. It had a new coach. The team was in a funk. This wasn’t the way it was supposed to go for Shelley, the state’s reigning runner up. […]

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