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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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2008 PR All-Area Girls Basketball Coach of the Year

2008 PR All-Area Girls Basketball Coach of the Year

Ryan Harrigfeld, Bonneville When Bonneville coach Ryan Harrigfeld watched Hillcrest hoist the 4A District 6 championship trophy, he had one thought in his mind: Oh no, it’s happening to us. The district has a grim fact in its recent history. Blackfoot won 13 games in a row […]

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2008 PR All-Area Boys Basketball Coach of the Year

2008 PR All-Area Boys Basketball Coach of the Year

Scott Adams, Firth What makes Scott Adams different? Aside from the state championship trophies his Firth High School boys basketball team has won the last two seasons, he might seem like any other high school coach. He stresses defense. He sets goals for his team. He yells […]

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2008 PR All-Area Boys Basketball Team

2008 PR All-Area Boys Basketball Team

By ZACH ZAVORAL FIRST TEAM Thomas Long Senior guard, Bonneville THE PLAYER: Long doesn’t fit any predefined category. He’s too big to be a point guard, but too small to be a forward. Not that he didn’t play both positions, or every position on the floor. Assign […]

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2008 PR All-Area Girls Basketball Team

2008 PR All-Area Girls Basketball Team

By MICHAEL LYCKLAMA FIRST TEAM Sofia Hepworth Sophomore guard, Sugar-Salem THE PLAYER: Rarely can you find a girls basketball player as explosive and exciting to watch as the Diggers’ sensational sophomore. Whenever Sugar-Salem needed a spark or a steal, Hepworth was there. And in the Diggers’ epic […]

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2007 PR All-Area Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Blake Skidmore, West Jefferson

2007 PR All-Area Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Blake Skidmore, West Jefferson

By NICK DETTMANN Someone who averages 26.6 points per game may not be perceived as a team player, but statistics prove otherwise. This player averages 7.5 rebounds and 3.5 steals per game. He leads the team with both statistics. Not convinced? Try this one: 3.2 assists per […]

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2007 PR All-Area Boys Basketball Coach of the Year

2007 PR All-Area Boys Basketball Coach of the Year

Dave Hadley, Shelley As a basketball coach, Dave Hadley might be one of the best in the state. But as a poker player, Hadley is somewhat less than spectacular — his poker face is the equivalent of having his cards dealt face-up. “I suck (at poker),” Hadley […]

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2007 PR All-Area Boys Basketball Team

2007 PR All-Area Boys Basketball Team

FIRST TEAM Nick Betts Teton Senior Post THE PLAYER:Just looking at his stats — about 20 points, 13 rebounds and 3.5 blocks a game — gives you an indication of how good Betts is. More impressive is that he was able to put up those statistics while […]

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2007 PR All-Area Girls Basketball Player of the Year: Raimee Beck, Blackfoot

2007 PR All-Area Girls Basketball Player of the Year: Raimee Beck, Blackfoot

By MITCH WORTHINGTON Throughout most of her four-year career, Raimee Beck was nothing if not predictable. Opposing coaches knew exactly what they’d get when they faced Blackfoot. Beck would take a bunch of 3-pointers and hit about half of them. She’d drive to the basket whenever she […]

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2007 PR All-Area Girls Basketball Coach of the Year

2007 PR All-Area Girls Basketball Coach of the Year

Todd Jensen, Sugar-Salem A dream for a lot of high school coaches is to win a state championship sometime in their career. Some coaches go their entire career without knowing what it’s like for their team to be called the best in the state. Some things seem […]

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2007 PR All-Area Girls Basketball Team

2007 PR All-Area Girls Basketball Team

*Editor’s note: The first-team capsules were used as captions for a photo gallery of the five first-team members in the old Post Register archive, which is no longer accessible.* FIRST TEAM Britta Bartschi , sr., S. Fremont Kati Isham, sr., Butte County Natalie Lindley, sr., Bonneville Natalie […]

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