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Wrestling season opens Saturday

Area wrestlers will hit the mats Saturday, Dec. 3, at the annual Dick Griswold tournament in Potlatch, and will compete at Prairie High on Dec. 8.

Researchers turning to airwaves, skies to uncover elk habits

For the past several years, Idaho Fish and Game has been working on a project to get to know our elk a bit better. Efforts and methods to monitor elk populations have always been a high priority for Fish and Game, but recently, new technology has given us an opportunity to walk a mile in our elk’s “shoes” like we never have before.


Bowling, girls basketball results.

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Schumacher anchors GHS post

Bulldog of the Week

Senior Patrick Schumacher will be right in the middle of the GHS boys basketball offense and defense this winter, flanked by a couple of others who played soccer this fall.

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Rams edge Kamiah in Rampage overtime

The annual Upriver Rampage showdown between Clearwater Valley and Kamiah is tonight, with both boys teams player their first games of the season and the girls teams squaring off for the first time this season. brief

Wolf control group F4WM slates Senior Center meeting; Football banquet set; Whitepine announces all-league teams.

Board votes against delay, for land deals

At their Nov. 17 meeting, Idaho Fish and Game commissioners voted against a two-year delay successful applicants for antlered controlled hunts would have otherwise had to contend with.

Grangeville scores a ‘W’ at McCall

Having been on the other end of a stifling defense during a 67-35 loss on opening night, the Bulldogs took the run of play to their second opponent.

Wild turkey hunting opportunity abounds this Thanksgiving

While hunting wild turkeys in the fall often takes a back seat to big game, waterfowl and upland bird hunting, pursuing the elusive birds in the fall has its advantages.

Winchester Gun Club wins annual night shoot; turkey shoot coming up Dec. 4

Winchester Gun Club won the Cottonwood Gun Club’s Annual Night Shoot with a score of 1,256.

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Lindsley lifts GHS at McCall

Bulldog of the Week

Grangeville’s basketball team is very young, with the varsity squad featuring three sophomores and a freshman in outsize roles.

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State champs once again: Salmon River tops Kendrick for second consecutive 1AD2 title

Salmon River head coach Charlie Shepherd wasn't happy with his team's performance before halftime, but he was elated in the end. The Savages beat Kendrick 30-20 in the 1AD2 title game on the strength of three Canyon Harper touchdown runs, the second of which -- combined with his conversion run -- gave SRHS a 22-14 lead with just 20 seconds left in what had been a rough first half.

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All the way back

Salmon River thumps Carey 36-20, returns to 1AD2 championship game

Salmon River’s march to the 1AD2 title game began with the defending state champions ranked atop the classification according to the coaches poll — a status the Savages never relinquished. A loss to Lapwai Week Five broke a 13-game winning streak, and while media pollsters dropped SRHS behind Dietrich, the Savages have won six in a row since then. brief

Snowhaven Ski Swap coming up Nov. 18-19; Snowhaven seeking three lift operators.

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Grangeville girls open Thursday vs. Lapwai

The Bulldogs home opener had been planned for Tuesday night, Nov. 15, but that contest has been rescheduled to Thursday night, Nov. 17, with the varsity to take the floor against 1AD1 defending champion Lapwai at 7:30 p.m.