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Football and team roping results.

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GHS press box expanded: Ruhnke’s senior project praised

Matt Ruhnke calls himself a full-time sports player. He’s in his fourth year as a tri-sport athlete at Grangeville High School. Asked which sport is his favorite, he says “It depends on the season.

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Genesee 60, Clearwater Valley 20: Kick coverage costs Clearwater Valley

Clearwater Valley’s strong start included an early touchdown run by Trey Pfefferkorn, which put the Rams ahead of visiting Genesee early in the first quarter last Friday night, Oct. 2.

1AD2 football Council falls, Savages grab league lead

Council was the team to beat in the Long Pin Conference, the five teams in which the Lumberjacks beat by a combined 214 points last year.

Whitepine League football: One-sided wins keep Kamiah, Prairie undefeated

Two weeks before the Whitepine League’s undefeated teams collide at Kamiah, the Pirates and Kubs made quick work of their Week 5 opposition.

Volleyball: Grangeville goes 2-3 at Genesee tournament

Grangeville gave the Pea and Lentil Tournament’s eventual champion, Pomeroy, a bit of a scare, but the Pirates won the match in two (26-24, 25-12) last Saturday, Oct. 3.

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‘Think Pink’ volleyball tournament is Danly’s senior project

For Prairie High School senior Hailey Danly, tradition is at the root of her senior project. “I wanted to help continue Prairie’s ‘Think Pink’ volleyball tournament tradition, to keep it a strong, fun community event,” she said.

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Parks, Kaschmitters power GHS win

2A Football

For the second week in a row, Grangeville played a non-league opponent that Central Idaho League rival Orofino had already beaten. For the second week in a row, GHS won in a blowout, with a recent 62-19 win over Asotin sending a signal to the CIL: the Bulldogs mean business.

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Grangeville splits league opener, nets 10th win

CIL Volleyball

Grangeville played its busiest week of the season so far, with seven matches in as many nights. GHS split the crucial ones last Saturday, Sept. 26, at St. Maries. There, the Bulldogs opened Central Idaho League play with a win over Coeur d’Alene Charter and a loss to St. Maries.

Prairie handles CV, Kamiah stays perfect

Whitepine League Football

The last week of the regular season continues to loom as potentially the Whitepine League’s largest, as Prairie and Kamiah stayed on course to collide on the Kubs’ field with unbeaten records.

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Thursday night volleyball: Savages win, Grangeville tops Summit

Salmon River made short work of Garden Valley, dropping a Long Pin Conference foe -- an outfit Savages coach Paula Tucker coached previously -- by scores of 25-11, 25-8, 25-6 Thursday night in Riggins. A tri-match in Grangeville went in Kendrick's favor, as the Tigers beat both the Bulldogs and Summit in four sets. GHS edged the Patriots in five sets (25-15, 20-25, 26-28, 25-20, 16-14).

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Volleyball program celebrates 30 years at GHS

Volleyball was created in 1895 by a YMCA instructor. In 1964, it first appeared in the Olympics. In 1968, it became the NAIA’s 15th competitive sport. And 30 years ago, in 1985, volleyball made its way to Grangeville High School. * “I really pushed to get volleyball through,” said Sally Greene, who taught at Grangeville High School for five years in the ‘80s.

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Bulldogs hold off upstart Savages

Grangeville finally won its own tournament, much to the relief of GHS head coach and tournament organizer Kelcey Edwards. “I was pleased,” Edwards said. “It’s the first time I’ve won our own tournament.”

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Harris erupts, Bulldogs rout Vandals

2A Football

Layton Harris had a strong performance throwing the football during Grangeville’s 48-8 win over McCall-Donnelly last Friday night, Sept. 18. With 300 yards on pass plays, which averaged 30 yards per attempt, Harris delivered four touchdown throws.

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Prairie shreds Council; Kubs, Savages cruise

Any thoughts Council might have had of staging a homecoming upset of the reigning D1 champion Pirates were vaporized during the second quarter on Friday night, Sept. 18.