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Weight room remodel fund-raiser begins

The GHS Booster Club is raising money to purchase equipment to update the high school weight room setup, to make it current and safe. The fund-raising project’s completion is July 1, with the Bulldog Boosters committed to matching funds, “so we have a much better chance of completing the project,” GHS head football coach Jeff Lindsley said. “This is a big deal in terms of improving all of the GHS sports programs.”

CV sets softball facility fund-raiser

A “Glow in the Dark” fun run 5K is to be held Saturday, March 21, at the Heart of the Monster Historical Site between Kamiah and Kooskia off of State Highway 12, to benefit the CV softball squad.

Youth baseball registration forms available March 23

Grangeville Youth Baseball registration forms will be available March 23 at GEMS, with final registration set for April 8 at 3:30 p.m. at the GEMS library. This season will run May 26-July 2.

Friends of NRA Banquet slated

The Camas Prairie Friends of the NRA will host its 12th annual banquet and auction fund-raiser on behalf of the National Rifle Association Foundation.

Bowmen set 23rd annual shoot dates

The Camas Prairie Bowmen will hold their 23rd annual “Spring Fling” 3D shoot May 16-17, with a the trophy shoot that Saturday and a fun shoot that Sunday at their range south of town.

Sports...in brief

Moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goat trophy hunts available; Spring turkey season fast approaching; NWTF banquet slated; Tri-Parish boys placed second at Hallisey; County SAR gun show slated next month

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Title company: Prairie adds another basketball championship to its books

Already ultimate victors in basketball, baseball and football, the Prairie class of 2015 boys last weekend added a second basketball championship to the records of their high school times. A half-dozen multi-sport, multi-champion PHS seniors are slated to graduate, and by way of wins over Ambrose, Valley and Lapwai at the 1AD1 tournament March 5-7, they staked another claim to fame.

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Bulldogs test Firth, fall to Declo

Jake Stokes’ late layup kept Grangeville’s hopes alive in the consolation final, but Declo prevailed 52-47 in overtime last Saturday, March 7, at Capital High School. Earlier in the tournament, GHS survived the second round last Friday, March 6, and downed Melba 49-42 with timely scoring during the fourth quarter.

Summit KO’d by Carey, Logos

Summit Academy won its first ever-district championship to go with the Whitepine League lower division’s best regular season record, but the Patriots’ state tournament run was ended early by WPL rival Logos last Friday, March 6.

Wildlife Services remove 19 Lolo Zone wolves

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game completed a wolf control action last month in northern Idaho’s Lolo elk zone near the Idaho/Montana border to improve poor elk survival in the area. USDA Wildlife Services specialists killed 19 wolves through aerial control in February. During the last five years, six other agency control actions in Lolo zone removed an additional 48 wolves.

Ownen, Engle crack “Women With Bait” tourney leaderboard

With only a few days left in the annual Women With Bait fishing tournament, a couple of big keepers have shaken up the “Biggest Fish” leaderboard.

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Steelheaders continue to see superb results amid favorable weather

Idaho anglers are taking advantage of the mild winter to pursue one of the state’s most sought after game fish: steelhead.

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Boys basketball state tournament box scores, bowling and trapshooting results.

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.