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Prairie leapfrogs CV in Whitepine League standings

Preps Beat Journal

Beneath the surface of a 64-28 Prairie win over the Rams Friday night are signs the quality of football at Clearwater Valley High is on the rise.

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Gomez leads girls’ first season

Bulldog of the Week

Brenda Gomez hadn’t scored a goal quite like that before.

Fire closures rolled back as weather shifts

A large portion of the Middle Fork Elk Zone has reopened thanks to cooler temperatures and slower fire growth of the Highline and Goat Fires burning within the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Area.

Gianopulos takes fifth at Seaport run; MacMenamin takes 17th


Melanie Gianopulos, who placed eighth in the 3,200 at the state track meet last spring, took fifth in the girls varsity race during the annual Seaport Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 16.

Clearwater Valley blanks Timberline


The Kooskia boys posted a 54-0 win over Timberline Friday night, Sept. 15, on the strength of 487 rushing yards.

Prairie thunders Council; game called at half


There was no second half Friday night at Prairie High School, where the Pirates blew out Council 60-8 in what head coach Ryan Hasselstrom called a “gross” game.

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Savages crush Notus


Salmon River crowned its homecoming royalty and hammered Notus 46-0 Friday night, Sept. 15.

Youth waterfowl, pheasant hunts set to run Sept. 30-Oct. 1

Young hunters will soon have an early shot at waterfowl and pheasants, with Sept. 30-Oct. 1 marking the youth waterfowl weekend and Oct. 7-13 set for the youth pheasant hunt.

Hotline an ‘important link’ against poachers

Callers to CAP hotline, 1-800-632-5999, can report wildlife law violations anonymously, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Cash rewards are available to callers who provide information leading to the citation of suspected wildlife law violators.

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Bulldogs maul Vandals with balanced run, pass offense


For the second time in as many games against teams in their classification, the GHS boys had a blowout win. If they had been stung by a couple of earlier losses to larger schools farther north, the Bulldogs showed no sign of any ill effects in their second game against a squad from parts south, downing McCall 42-8 on Friday night, Sept. 15.

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Gomez tallies; Jacks win


St. Maries allowed just one goal during the two soccer games played today at GHS, with the Bulldog boys falling 4-0 and the Grangeville girls on the short side of a 7-1 final score.

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Salmon River tops Grangeville Tournament as Shepherd stars up front


During the last of five matches the Salmon River girls won, in a total of 10 sets, during the Grangeville Tournament, Salmon River front-liner Chevelle Shepherd had a series of solo blocks that staked out a 6-0 lead for SRHS, prompting a Prairie timeout. The Savages led that game by as many as 10, and went on to win the finale 25-14, 25-17.

Kooskia Saddliers to host horse and rider obstacle challenge this Saturday, Sept. 23

Kooskia Saddliers will host an obstacle challenge at the Kooskia Saddliers Arena Saturday, Sept. 23. Sign-up is 9:30 a.m.

Grangeville tops Orofino for season's second win


A couple of goals by Amador Perez and a 3-2 final score gave the Grangeville boys their second win of the season.

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Savages win Grangeville Tournament

Preps Beat Journal

It's homecoming week in Grangeville and Riggins, and Grangeville's parade departed GHS for Heritage Square at 10:45 a.m. Activities are set to continue at the football field at 1 p.m.