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Sports...in brief

GHS football camp forms due by May 1; New hunting, fishing license fees hit May 1; Moose, sheep, goat hunting applications due by April 30; Bowhunter Ed course scheduled May 6-7; Kooskia softball opens May 1; Golf league organizing; Fastpitch clinic coming April 29.

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Shepherd raises S-R pole vault record

Track & Field

The Kubs, Pirates and Savages flags were among the nine flown last Friday night, April 21. The Prairie girls took second place, with a total a few ticks better than Nezperce and a few short of McCall, and the 1A Kamiah boys placed third to the 2A squads in attendance, Orofino and McCall.

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Road win lifts Pirates in Whitepine League chase

Baseball

Clearwater Valley went into a double-header on the April 19 afternoon with thoughts of climbing the Whitepine League standings, but a two-run fifth and a two-run seventh dealt the Rams a 5-2 loss in the opening half.

Pirates top WPL standings, busy week ahead

Softball

Prairie’s softball squad overcame an unusual bit of scheduling and jumped to 5-0 atop the Whitepine League standings with a 15-5 win over Genesee last Wednesday, April 19. All the precipitation this spring precipitated a shift: Genesee was due for a home game, but agreed to relocate it to the neutral site on account of what the Lewiston Tribune described as “soggy field conditions.”

GHS girls place first at Kootenai Invitational

Track & Field

Last Saturday, April 22, the Grangeville track and field teams got a first look at the facility where state qualification will be held next month, and the GHS girls outscored competitors from nine teams, including 2A rival St. Maries.

“Mental toughness” a point Grangeville aims to improve

Tennis

With Coeur d’Alene Charter and Clark Fork on the court last Saturday, April 22, Grangeville “won the ones we expected,” coach Kerry McCulley said. “We also lost some matches that surprised me.”

Rainbow trout stocking continues down south

Personnel from Fish and Game's McCall and Nampa Hatcheries will be releasing more than 100,000 catchable-sized rainbow trout during May.

Chinook salmon slow to show, expected soon

Salmon fishing seasons are tricky because the run size and fishing seasons vary from year to year based on how many fish return to Idaho and how many hatchery fish are available for sport harvest.

Commission to meet in Salmon

Idaho Fish and Game Commission will meet May 16-17 at the IDFG Salmon regional office. A public hearing will begin at 7 p.m. May 16. The agenda includes setting direction for Wolf Depredation Control Board funds.

Scorecard

Rodeo, bowling, trapshooting results.

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Dist. 3 High/Junior High School Rodeo at Riggins

District 3 High School/Junior High School Rodeo brought competitors into Riggins Saturday and Sunday, April 22-23

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Former director returns to Salmon River Race

Friend in the business

Salmon River Jet Boat Race director Kim Friend returned to the event after a few years away from it, and had high praises for those who helped sustain it during the interim.

Books for May 6-7 rodeo at Riggins are open

Rodeo competitors take note: The books for the 69th Annual Riggins Rodeo are open this week through April 27.

Scorecard

Bowling, trapshooting results.

High schools shuffle schedules as favorable weather prevails

With spring sports schedules being rearranged around rain-outs, area high schools are trying to make the most of nice weather expected to prevail this afternoon, April 19.

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