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Orofino hosting district tournaments this week


Prairie, Kamiah stun Genesee; Orofino spoils Bulldogs’ CIL title hopes; Panthers crack Lawrence’s gem.

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Track & Field; Rodeo; Trapshooting results.

Uptmor, Kennedy named IHSAA ‘Stars’

Five Idaho high school juniors earned Interscholastic Star Awards, which were announced last Thursday, May 5, by the Idaho High School Activities Association. Chaye Uptmor of Prairie High School and McKenzie Kennedy of Grangeville High School were selected from the field of students nominated by their schools.

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Winding Up


The Monday night, May 9 game between Grangeville and Clearwater Valley was called after a half-inning.

Langston, Sullivan blitz out ‘area best’ 100 meter dashes

Track & Field

If last Thursday’s races are any measure, the fastest young people in the region are both to be found in our neck of the woods.

GHS sets for districts at Lewiston


Timberline-Orofino visited Grangeville last Thursday, May 5, as GHS celebrated senior night with Lily Willig, Grangeville's only senior, and her partner Jon Asker taking down a mixed doubles win 8-1.

Hill ride scheduled for June 4

The annual “Just for the Hill of It” bike challenge will be held Saturday, June 4, on the old White Bird Grade.

Softball clinic coming up

Fishback Fastpitch will hold a girls softball clinic June 20-23 in Lewiston. brief

Grangeville basketball interest meeting set; Car wash fund-raiser slated this Saturday; Clearwater Valley nets private grant; Board to meet in CDA.

Grangeville takes CIL crown chase to the wire


Earlier in the week, Grangeville whomped Potlatch, but the game of the week came last Saturday, April 30, at the literal last moment of a key game on the Lumberjacks’ field.

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KHS, PHS top league

Track & Field 

The Kubs topped boys team scoring at the Whitepine League meet last Saturday, April 30, on the strength of three relay wins and solo victories by Carson Beckman (17.60 in the 110 hurdles, 41.92 in the 300 hurdles), Bailey Christopherson (13-9 in the pole vault) and Parker Whipple (40-0 in the triple jump).

Trout stocking under way this month at 45 locations statewide

As the days get warmer and longer, the Idaho Fish and Game encourages anglers to get out to their local pond, lake or river in search of hungry trout.

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Pirates punt one, plaster Potlatch


Prairie appeared well on the way to a higher seed in the upcoming Whitepine League district tournament, but Potlatch held on to a slim lead in the league standings with a seven-run rally during the sixth inning Monday night, May 2, at Airport Park.

Riggins Rodeo books 200

With 33 bull riders, 32 open team roping teams and 42 open barrel racing racers booked to compete this weekend, the 68th annual Riggins Rodeo is “gonna be awesome,” secretary Joni Shepherd said.

G’ville, CV hold serve at league

Clearwater Valley

Clearwater Valley won three boys doubles matches, three mixed doubles matches, and three boys singles matches last weekend at the second league tennis meet of the season, held April 30 at LHS and LCSC. Most of the Rams’ wins came over Clark Fork and Coeur d’Alene Charter foes they’ve barely seen so far this season.