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Bulldogs vs. Bulldogs: Grangeville wins

In the battle of the Bulldogs -- Grangeville versus Genesee -- Michael and Michael (Stevens and Wilson) had big nights for the victorious hosts.

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Basketball roundup: GHS girls cruise, boys hit speed bump in league title race

After the host Lumberjacks stumbled to score just three points during the second quarter last Saturday, Jan. 17, Grangeville’s boys had a bead on the Central Idaho League’s top spot. But St. Maries dialed in on the bottom of the net during the second half and shot its way to the league lead, 55-50, with a win in the Lumberjacks’ CIL opener.

Wolf management group organizing locally

While the public-sector lethal control board’s efforts may have stalled, a private group trying to organize locals wants to accelerate the trapping of wolves in the Clearwater Region.

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Man Of The Mat

After dropping one match during the seeding round of the Orofino Invitational last Friday, Jan. 16, Grangeville’s Frankie Zumwalt won every match during the elimination round on Saturday — including the one pictured, by way of a pin of Lewiston’s Keegan Sweeney en route to the 132-pound title.

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Giant rainbow caught

When Larry Warren landed the monster rainbow he knew he had no choice but to let it go, but he and his fishing companion took photographs and weighed and measured the giant before putting it back in the water. Their scale put the rainbow at 28.37 pounds. They say it was 32 inches long with an amazing girth of 28.5 inches.

Mountain-to-Meadow half-marathon slated

The Lolo Pass Visitor Center’s visitor programs are poised to benefit from the eighth annual Mountain-to-Meadow run, to be held on June 27. Organizers are adding a 10K run this year.

2015 Super Hunt Drawing entries open

Super Hunt and Super Hunt Combo tags allow hunters to participate in any open hunt in the state for deer, elk, pronghorn and/or moose.

F&G commission to meet Jan. 21-22

The Idaho Fish and Game Commission will set seasons for moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goat when it meets Jan. 21-22 at the IDFG headquarters. A public hearing will begin at 7 p.m. Jan. 21, in the headquarters trophy room.

Sports...in brief

Hoop shooters advance to Clarkston; Spring hunt applications begin soon; Basketball clinics offered

Ski Scoop

Snowhaven will be open for the upcoming three-day weekend.

Basketball: Grangeville holds off St. Maries, stays atop CIL

The Grangeville girls strengthened their grip on the Central Idaho League with a 48-41 win over St. Maries Jan. 6, and followed up with a couple of tough non-league games last week.

Wrestling: Nuttman wins 'Clearwater Classic;' GHS to host ‘All-Stars’ dual meet

Against a full field of 16 other wrestlers in his weight class, Grangeville’s Damon Nuttman ran the table at the Clearwater Classic last Friday and Saturday, Jan. 9-10.

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Perfect Day Shooting The Clay

In more ways than shooting a perfect team score, the Grangeville Gun Club got off to a strong start on the opening day of the 62nd Camas Prairie Trapshooting Association 10-week shoot last Sunday, Jan. 11. Pictured is a squad of well-practiced handicap shooters. Not pictured are those among 56 singles shooters who shot perfect 25s: Rod Behler, Brian Lorentz, Bill Stolz, Neil Walstad, Brad Baker and Logan Schumacher. In Cottonwood, 24 shooters turned out, Cottonwood Gun Club Secretary Jean Spencer said. “It’s not too late to sign up,” Spencer added. “Come on out on Sunday and see what we are all about. Visitors are welcome. If you would like to find out more about this sport or just shoot a few rounds, we gladly help anyone who shows up.” See Scorecard, 8B, for trapshooting results.

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Wrestling, boys and girls basketball, trapshooting and bowling results for the week of Jan. 7-12

$100K raised for sheep research

Idaho’s bighorn sheep auction tag sold for $100,000 to an online bidder at the national Wild Sheep Foundation Sheep Show in Reno Saturday night. This is the fifth highest winning bid since the program started in 1988.

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