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Wiltse, tennis set eyeing state

Bulldog of the Week

Grangeville’s tennis team has seven state qualifiers returning to the re-fenced court this spring — including Bulldogs senior TJ Wiltse, who is determined to compete despite an injury.


Bowling and trapshooting results.

Birders and birds alike flock to the Fort Boise wildlife management area

Sometimes it’s a distant cackling sound that’s your first sign snow geese are arriving, or it may be the tell-tale, V-shaped flocks high in the sky. Regardless, it means a feathered fireworks display is about to start at Fort Boise Wildlife Management Area near Parma.

F&G board to meet this week

Setting of big game and salmon seasons will be major items on the agenda when the Idaho Fish and Game Commission meets this week in Boise.

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Weather mucks spring season openers

While the Grangeville softball girls participated in a hitting clinic on their practice field Monday, March 13, the tennis squad held court at the school and the baseball team practiced in the outfield beyond their dirt infield, which remains muddy on account of snow that melted only recently. brief

Jet Boat Race fund-raiser slated; Northrup, Skiles top “all events” at local bowling tournaments; GHS boys basketball banquet set March 15; Youth baseball sign-ups slated; RMEF local chapter sets April 22 banquet; Football squad’s annual Boise State camp trip scheduled; Spring bear controlled hunt drawing results available online.

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Pirates top Valley, Wilder; place second to Lapwai

The Prairie boys once again took Lapwai down to the final minute, but having shocked the state’s top-ranked 1AD1 team during the district tournament, the Pirates fell to Lapwai 57-49 during the championship game last Saturday, March 4.

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Grangeville sports schedules get new home:

A new “official website of Grangeville High School Bulldogs athletics” is now the place where the school’s sports calendars are being maintained online. The clearinghouse for online schedule information previously accessed through now redirects to

Forest campground host jobs on offer

The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests are looking for volunteers who are enthusiastic about sharing the benefits of National Forest System lands with visitors. The forests have multiple job openings available across the forest for volunteer campground hosts.


Bowling and trapshooting results.

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Farris returns to softball circle

Bulldog of the Week

Grangeville High sophomore Micaela Farris missed most of the action during the fall and winter sports seasons due to a wrist injury, but is healthy and ready to compete once again as a pitcher for coach Calen Long’s softball squad. brief

Final G’ville area hunter ed course set; Salmon River Gun Club sets Saturday .22 shoots this spring; RMEF local chapter sets April 22 banquet; Football squad’s annual Boise State camp trip scheduled; Lindsley, Kennedy named “all-CIL”.

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Grangeville senior nabs 2A 145 title; Dominguez places second, Perrin third


Consider the moment Frankie Zumwalt became a state champion wrestler.

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District II Stunner

The Prairie boys pulled off a major upset of previously unbeaten Lapwai, 50-49, at the last second last Friday night, Feb. 24.

Poachers adding to harsh winter losses

On Friday, or the early morning hours of Saturday, Feb. 25, a poacher or poachers killed a whitetail doe just for the thrill of it. Senior Conservation Officer Ethan Bishop found two unborn twin fawns in the doe as he searched for ballistic forensic evidence at the crime scene.