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Wonnacott setting his pace

Grangeville sophomore Adam Wonnacott ran among the top-six small school runners in Clarkston last weekend, and that got him some plaudits from coach Jim Suhr.

Youth waterfowl, pheasant seasons open soon

Youth across Idaho will soon have an early shot at waterfowl and pheasants, with September 24-25 marking the youth waterfowl weekend and Oct. 1-7 set for the youth pheasant season.

Olsen places second overall at Seaport Invitational

Clearwater Valley senior Cole Olsen finished second overall among the boys at the Seaport Invitational cross-country meet held last Saturday, Sept. 17, in Clarkston.

Salmon River girls win G’ville Tourney

Salmon River won the Grangeville Tournament with a 21-18, 21-11, victory over the host Bulldogs in the final last Saturday, Sept. 17.

Passport program a boon for new hunters

It's easier than ever to introduce someone new to hunting in Idaho.

PHS crushes Council; Savages smash Wilder

The Pirates rushed for 278 of 386 total yards during their 42-0 demolition of Council Friday night, Sept. 16.

Is Idaho County squatchy?

Ask Bwana

Dear Bwana, I live just outside of town in the foothills and several times recently have seen flashes of movement outside the bathroom window while getting ready for bed. I’ve seen the guys on TV looking for Big Foot and was wondering if there have been any reported sightings in the area?

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Bulldogs, Pirates go five sets

Volleyball

It had been years since Grangeville last beat Prairie in volleyball, and the Bulldogs pulled a narrow win from a close contest Thursday night at GHS, with five sets tipping in the Bulldogs' favor (25-27, 25-16, 17-25, 25-20, 15-12) on the strength of several well-timed spikes by Maicee Conner.

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Rams crush Timberline

Football

Trey Pfefferkorn ran for a couple of touchdowns, Mitch Morrow ran for one and threw for three, and the CV Rams led by 40 at halftime of a 60-12 blowout win over Timberline Friday night.

McCall QB Knudson’s big plays break Bulldogs; GHS offense to realign

2A Football

McCall’s 16-9 win over GHS last Friday night, Sept. 16, is leading to significant shake-ups in how the Bulldogs will go about their business, starting with the new format the coaching staff headed by Jeff Lindsley implemented in practice Monday night.

Sports...in brief

Identity theft protection offered after hack in place; IDFG restricts unattended vehicles; Cottonwood night shoot starts Oct. 12; Wrestling sign-ups to go Monday, Sept. 26.

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Savages slam Nezperce, Bulldogs tip Cascade

Salmon River had no trouble with the host Indians, taking the Saturday morning match in straight sets (25-9, 25-12, 25-20).

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You’ll See ‘Em In The Woods

Pictured are the instructors and the 20 participants in the fall section of local hunter education, which graduated last Saturday, Sept. 10. “This was the last fall class for this year,” hunter ed instructor and retired Idaho Fish and Game conservation officer Roy Kinner said. “Next classes will begin in February and March. “ Instructors were Kinner, Kevin Asker, Alicia Asker and Brad Flynn.

Proposed burning aims to bolster elk habitat

Idaho Fish and Game is fired up about increasing elk populations in its Lolo Elk Zone in the headwaters of the Clearwater River. Through a cooperative effort with Forest Service and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, the two agencies and RMEF are proposing controlled forest fires known as “prescribed-fire treatments” to improve habitat for elk and other wildlife.

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Kopczynski gives GHS a lift

Bulldog of the Week

Grangeville senior Alejandro Kopczynski scored twice against Orofino last week — his first goals in a Bulldogs uniform — and in the process lifted GHS to a 7-2 win over the longer-established Orofino program.

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