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Pirates smoke Ambrose, reach state semifinal

Prairie's Lucas Arnzen powered up a double-double as the Pirates surged to a first-round victory over one of the classification's most highly-touted teams.

Firth advances despite Bulldogs' fast start

Grangeville's Michael Wilson totaled 31 points after scoring 18 early in the first round of the 2A state boys basketball tournament Thursday night at Capital High School.

Boys basketball tournaments open tonight

For Grangeville, Prairie and Summit, the boys state basketball tournaments begin tonight.

Sports...in brief

Wilson, Arnzen named to “all-star” roster...Sullivan qualifies for NAIA Indoor nationals...IDFG prepares for 2015 chinook season...Spring bear controlled hunt draw complete

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Bulldogs break Orofino, blast New Plymouth to qualify

Orofino nicked Grangeville twice in the final three meetings between the Central Idaho League rivals, but the last one — the decisive one on Feb. 25 — turned in the Bulldogs’ favor 47-40.

Lapwai snags district title with Prairie upset

Seven lead changes during the first half signaled a close game, but for much of the contest, Lapwai stood firmly in control of the 1AD1 District II boys district title game Friday, Feb. 27, at the LCSC Activity Center.

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Wassmuth, Wilkins reach finals; both place second

Grangeville's Shaydn Wassmuth (195) and Kamiah's Zach Wilkins (152) both reached their respective finals with unbeaten runs last Friday night and Saturday morning at the 2A state wrestling tournament.

IDFG schedules big game online chats for Wednesday

Wildlife managers with Idaho Fish and Game are in the process of crafting seasons and rules for the 2015 big game hunting season, and they want to hear from those interested in providing input. They are also proposing to convert the big game season-setting process from a one-year cycle to a two-year cycle for white-tailed deer, mule deer, elk, pronghorn, black bear, mountain lion and gray wolf.

Board to meet March 23

The Idaho Fish and Game Commission will meet in Boise on March 24. Commissioners will set seasons for deer, elk, pronghorn, bear, mountain lion and wolf, as well as spring Chinook salmon.

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Bowling, trapshooting results

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You’ll See ’Em In The Woods

“On Feb. 28 our latest graduating class of Grangeville hunter education students was certified,” district conservation officer George Fischer said. “Fifteen students entered the ranks with the privilege to be called ‘Idaho Hunters.’ A big attaboy to lead volunteer instructor Kevin Asker, who coordinates the class, volunteer instructors and conservation officers. This was an outstanding class of students. The future looks bright for conservation and hunting, and not only because they are wearing orange.” Among those pictured — students, Idaho Department of Fish and Game officers, and volunteers — is new Riggins-area officer, Dennis Brandt.

State wrestling tournament results: Saturday evening results

Grangeville's Shaydn Wassmuth (195) and Kamiah's Zach Wilkins (152) both reached their respective finals with wins on Saturday morning at the 2A state wrestling tournament.

Grangeville clobbers New Plymouth, books return to 2A tourney

Michael Wilson put up 20 points in a crucial stop on Grangeville's road back to the 2A boys basketball state tournament. St. Maries claimed the north's top seed by winning the district championship earlier in the week, but GHS extended its season with a 60-35 victory over New Plymouth Saturday afternoon.

Win over Orofino propels GHS to play-in game

Orofino nicked Grangeville twice in the final three meetings between the Central Idaho League rivals, but only the last one counted -- and after falling to the Maniacs earlier in the tournament, GHS took the 2A District I-II consolation playoff 47-40 to set up a meeting with District III's third best team, New Plymouth, at 1 p.m. MT in McCall, Saturday, Feb. 28.

Lapwai tops Prairie in district title game

Seven lead changes during the first half signaled a close game, but for much of the contest, Lapwai stood firmly in control of the 1AD1 District II boys district title game Friday night at the LCSC Activity Center. During the short stretches when the Pirates' shots were falling, Prairie evened up the game -- but a bit of treachery in the Pirates' shooting touch combined with timely shooting by the Wildcats allowed Lapwai to sustain scoring runs up to double-digit leads early and late in the game.

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