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Big game hunting prospects look strong

Idaho’s fall hunting season is likely to be outstanding. Coming on the heels of an all-time record white-tailed deer harvest in 2015 and the highest harvests in more than a decade for mule deer and elk, hunting this fall should be similar to last year.

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Brown off to Weber State on track scholarship

Next level athletes

Alongside other 2016ers, Madison Brown had boosted the girls volleyball and basketball programs’ high expectations from the time she was a freshman, but her capstone season came to an abrupt end when her knee gave way after she went to block an opponent’s shot last winter.

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Krush wins seventh, lead league

The Kooskia Krush crushed their way to a 7-0 record in the adult co-ed city softball league with a key win over previously undefeated Brew Crew on Monday night, Aug. 1.

Sports...in brief

Football parents meeting set; Sports physicals on offer Aug. 3, Aug. 4; GHS v-ball practice set to begin Aug. 12; Jakes Day set Aug. 14; Luman Memorial golf tourney starts Friday; Swimmers hold mile swim fund-raiser; Bull Bash scheduled Sept. 4 at Kamiah; Rapid River Hatchery closed until July 2017.

Slate Creek dog attacked by mountain lion Monday morning

Slate Creek area owners of a small dog found out a mountain lion had been eyeing their yard when the big predatory cat attacked their pet and other animals Monday morning, Aug. 1.

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Parks to join College of Idaho defensive backfield

Next level athletes

Austin Parks is headed to College of Idaho where head coach Mike Moroski and defensive coordinator Chris Jewell call the shots.

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Football opportunity takes Lindsley to C. of I.

Next level athletes

With his older brother establishing himself at Boise State as well as a pair of 2A titles in the shot put and discus of his own, Cole Lindsley’s aptitude for throwing is no secret in southern Idaho. His prowess in the field was such that even with the 2A championship Grangeville High won on the gridiron last fall, not many colleges offered him the chance to continue with both.

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Summer Days Are Fleeting

Deer feasting in rapidly ripening wheat fields are a common sight across the Camas Prairie during late July. With summer days growing shorter, the wheat harvest will be starting soon, and area deer have a month to run before general archery seasons open Aug. 30.

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Golf results.

Commission to meet Aug. 8 at Boise HQ

The Idaho Fish and Game Commission will meet Monday, Aug. 8 at Fish and Game’s Headquarters office, 600 S. Walnut in Boise.

Unbought controlled hunt tags slated for late-August drawing

Big game hunters who were successful in drawing controlled hunt tags for deer, elk, pronghorn, and black bear have until midnight Mountain Daylight Time, Monday, Aug. 1 to buy their tags.

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Golf results.

94 Grangeville swimmers set to compete Saturday

The Grangeville swim team this year is bigger than it has been in a while, with 94 set to compete at 9 a.m. this Saturday morning, July 23, for the home meet. The squad also has meets scheduled July 29 at Kendrick and Aug. 3 at Nezperce.

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Harris heading to Jamestown on QB scholarship

Next level athletes

Bulldogs quarterback Layton Harris made a name for himself locally on the football field, and the outward ripples of that will take him to Jamestown, N.D. this fall, where his new coaching staff finds itself in need of a passer.

Second deer tags will sell for full price this year

Elk hunters can double their hunting opportunity at a discount in August by buying a second tag to extend their season and have a chance to harvest two elk.