Andrew Ottoson

Sports/Outdoors Editor

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Former director returns to Salmon River Race

Friend in the business

Salmon River Jet Boat Race director Kim Friend returned to the event after a few years away from it, and had high praises for those who helped sustain it during the interim.

League game swamped

Grangeville's April 15 Central Idaho League baseball game against St. Maries had been relocated to Kooskia because the field at GHS has been to wet to play on this spring. But the field at CVHS was also too wet for baseball Saturday morning. The game will be rescheduled, but a date and time has not yet been decided.

Prairie baseball, softball home games moved north

Pirates home games originally slated for Saturday, April 15, in Cottonwood, have been relocated to parts north due to wet weather in the forecast. Softball will play at Airport Park at noon in Lewiston, and baseball will play at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. at Potlatch, weather permitting.

Softball, tennis events rained out; area baseball games, track meet to proceed

Grangeville High softball and tennis events, scheduled for the afternoon of April 13, have been called off due to rain.

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Kennedy wins three matches as Bulldogs top Orofino, Culdesac

The GHS tennis squad hosted Orofino and Culdesac Tuesday night, and met little resistance in the course of winning 15 of 17 matches. Boys singles sophomore standout Colby Kennedy drew praise from coach Kerry McCulley for winning three matches on the evening.

SRS dollars not in sight; 25 percent funds fall far short

“there is little hope Congress will act quickly enough this year” - Sen. Crapo

Some local taxing districts have for years been bracing for a big budget hit should one of the main flows of federal money into Idaho County be shut off, and with the Department of Agriculture and other federal agencies’ funding on the chopping block, Idaho County Commissioners sounded an alarm last month.

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Rams stop skid, win a pair

Baseball

Leading up to spring break, Clearwater Valley’s baseball season hadn’t gone as well as coach Josh Bradley had hoped, but with wins over Kendrick and McCall last week and a slew of Whitepine League games on the slate this week, the Rams have stopped skidding and are looking to accelerate up the WPL table.

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Seven-run seventh tips Battle of the Bulldogs to Grangeville

They have the same mascot, and for six innings Monday night, April 3, the Grangeville and Genesee baseball teams had something else in common: three runs apiece.

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Manning Crevice Bridge Project: No traffic delays set for race, rodeo days

Progress continues to be made on the Manning Crevice Bridge replacement project, which began last year and is expected to continue into winter 2017.

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Genesee wins big, schedule picks up

Much of Grangeville’s early softball slate was pushed around by spring weather, but a mostly-clear sky allowed the Bulldogs to take the field at Airport Park against Genesee on Monday, April 4.

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