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Ruklic ready for the rematch

Bulldog of the Week

Grangeville junior Ryan Ruklic was one of a couple of Bulldogs to score 14 points at Kamiah last Thursday — and Ruklic was one of the tall players who battled Orofino’s bigs effectively during a key league game the prior Monday, Feb. 6.


Trapshooting results.

Demo day slated at Lolo Pass

FEB. 15 UPDATE: EVENT CANCELED - Due to the recent warm temperatures and increasing runoff in the Lolo Pass Winter Recreation area, the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests has decided to cancel the Winter Demo Day that was planned for this Saturday, Feb. 18.

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Savages smack down Council, claim District III title

Salmon River overwhelmed Council during the second and third quarters of the Long Pin Conference’s district title game Feb. 7.

IDFG asking sportsmen not to stress game animals out

Winter provides great opportunities to view Idaho wildlife, but it is very important to enjoy the view from a distance. Winter can be very stressful for wildlife, especially in winters like this when snow is deep or crusted. brief

Spring youth soccer registration continues; Public meeting set; RMEF local chapter sets April 22 banquet; Football squad’s annual Boise State camp trip scheduled; New contractor means small difference for CAP hotline calls; Big game hunting proposals online.

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Pirates soaked by Lapwai’s surge

Girls basketball

Lapwai came in to the Whitepine League’s district tournament like a rising tide, and swept Potlatch 83-19 and Prairie 70-36. Under their own hoop, the Pirates held their ground, but Lapwai flooded every other inch of the floor.

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Bulldogs advance to play-in, fall as Marsing rallies late

Girls basketball

Freshman forward Jakaili Norman scored double-digits during Grangeville’s dominant first half last Saturday, Feb. 11, against 2A state tournament play-in foe Marsing and the GHS lead grew to eight, 35-27, on a Norman hoop during the third quarter.

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Genesee holds off Clearwater Valley

Boys basketball

The Whitepine League’s district basketball tournament featured a contest that came down to the final minute as Genesee held off the Clearwater Valley boys 49-45 Monday night, Feb. 13, at the LCSC activity center.

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Prairie, Salmon River trophy hunts continue


The Prairie girls booked their state trip before they played for the Whitepine League’s district title last week.

Bear hunt application deadline is today

Hunters still have today to apply for Idaho’s spring black bear controlled hunts, as applications must be filed by Wednesday, Feb. 15. Spring turkey controlled hunt applications must be in by Wednesday, March 1.

Last day for spring soccer registrations

It's time to register for spring soccer.

Defense, mid-range shooting powers Potlatch’s Prairie upset

Boys basketball

Having whipped the Loggers 62-41 in January, the Pirates were caught on the return leg of the season series when Potlatch’s Devin Richards sank a lead-changing three-ball with 36 seconds left in overtime. The shot was good for a 41-40 Loggers win last Saturday night, Feb. 4.

Prairie books state tournament return

Girls basketball

A strong second quarter lifted the PHS girls to a 42-32 win over Troy last Thursday night, Feb. 2. That night, reigning 1AD1 state champion Lapwai thundered Potlatch 83-19, so the Wildcats and the Pirates will play for the district title this Friday night, Feb. 10.

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Bow-ow! Bulldogs nipped in OT

The away stretch of the home-and-home series that will decide Grangeville’s place in the Central Idaho League turned in the Bulldogs’ favor when senior forward Patrick Schumacher banked in a three-pointer with 11 seconds to go last Monday night, Feb. 6.