It was a beautiful morning for the youths who showed up at Wilkins Pond last Saturday, June 11, as the rainbow trout stocked by Idaho Fish and Game proved hungry and strong.
Summer sports camps keep area kids busy, and the Grangeville girls led off with a good showing under direction from new GHS varsity head coach Michelle Barger (above, right) and prominent area coach Dave Snodgrass, who was decked out in his Nezperce High blues last Thursday, June 2.
As Michelle Barger steps in for longtime GHS varsity girls head coach Larson Anderson, the Grangeville youth program is leveling up.
Prairie’s state title hopes were diminished by a diving catch in right field and died on a run-scoring drive in the bottom of the seventh against Notus last Saturday, May 21.
Track & Field
Had it gone perfectly, the 1A pole vault final would have had the Kamiah boys in pole position from the start last Saturday, May 21. With Bailey Christopherson having previously cleared 14-1 in competition and Taylor McAlister having gone 12-6 the previous week, the KHS boys were trailing the Friday leaders but looking at booking 16 or 18 points in the team scoring right off the hop.
Track & Field
During his final days in Bulldogs uniform, Cole Lindsley swept the 2A throwing titles, firing off a personal record 51-11½ bomb in the shot put and ripping a near-PR 167 in the discus.
Tennis; Track & Field; Trapshooting
46 individuals qualify, six as No. 1 seeds
No one in the region could match the Kubs’ strength in numbers on the boys side of the 1A/2A District I-II championships held last Friday and Saturday, May 13-14, and they had one additional edge going for them: their track was looking freshly sharp on account of new paint the KHS coaches and boosters had recently laid down.
Bush runs table for singles title
Grangeville’s girls and Clearwater Valley’s boys are district champions, and each will send a slew of qualifiers to the state tournament to be held this coming weekend at Vallivue and Caldwell high schools.
Idaho State Field Archery Tourney set; ‘Hill of It’ bike ride scheduled for June 4; Softball clinic slated; Grangeville girls b-ball camp coming up; SRHS girls sports camps set for June; Free Fishing Day aims to hook new anglers; Still time to enter Super Hunt drawing.
Spencer Schumacher had Genesee off-balance from the very start last Saturday, May 14, yielding only a bunt single through the first three innings even as the PHS lineup pounded out a 5-0 lead on the way to an 8-2 win over the defending 1A champions.
Orofino's Hayden Wilson brought the Maniacs all the way back from down 7-2 to win 8-7 during the second game of the district tournament last night, May 10, at OHS.
Prairie, Kamiah stun Genesee; Orofino spoils Bulldogs’ CIL title hopes; Panthers crack Lawrence’s gem.
Track & Field; Rodeo; Trapshooting results.
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.