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Thanstrom Holds Off Gutzman

Thanstrom took the No. 1 girls singles match 9-8, 7-5.

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Track & Field: Stevens bounds GHS record 45 feet in triple jump

The last meet before spring break has long drawn athletes from near and far. As the clock ticked toward 3 p.m. last Thursday, March 26, a start time snafu had left event runners wondering whether a few local teams would even be attending.

Baseball: GHS nabs league win

“It was a good win,” Grangeville baseball coach Lee Nadiger said of his team’s

Basketball: Statesman names Wilson 2A “player of the year”

Having been an all-state first-teamer in football and basketball in two previous seasons, GHS senior Michael Wilson brought home one of the most prestigious awards any newspaper could possibly bestow on a high school basketball player in Idaho.

Scheduling note: GHS to open against Genesee

The Grangeville baseball squad will throw out its first pitch of 2015 at 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at Asotin. The Bulldogs will be playing Genesee at the Asotin Tournament, which will also be the site of two Saturday games.

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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.

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.


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.

Boys basketball tournaments open tonight

For Grangeville, Prairie and Summit, the boys state basketball tournaments begin tonight.

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Bulldogs break Orofino, blast New Plymouth to qualify

Orofino nicked Grangeville twice in the final three meetings between the Central Idaho League rivals, but the last one — the decisive one on Feb. 25 — turned in the Bulldogs’ favor 47-40.

Lapwai snags district title with Prairie upset

Seven lead changes during the first half signaled a close game, but for much of the contest, Lapwai stood firmly in control of the 1AD1 District II boys district title game Friday, Feb. 27, at the LCSC Activity Center.