Three years ago last month, Victor’s Cooper Cooke won the all-around cowboy title at the National Junior High Finals Rodeo in Lebanon, Tenn.
Jaxon Sorenson has yet to begin his junior year, but the Idaho Falls High baseball player is already planning for his future.
Looking into Davis Weatherston’s golf bag is like looking into a blender.
For most prep golfers, qualifying for state is a series of on-course challenges.
Six months ago, Anna Boone did not think she wanted to pursue college basketball.
Four months ago, this is where Randon Hostert imagined he’d be.
All season long, it was clear the 4A District 6 baseball conference was the most competitive in the state.
Before recent Idaho Falls High School graduate Jaidyn Clement donned cleats and toted a bat, ball and glove, she was a gymnast.
Entering this season, it had been 15 years since a District 6 team of any classification reached a softball state championship game. That distinction belonged to 2004 4A state champion Madison, the lone District 6 team to win a softball state title since Idaho created state sanctioned softba…
For the first time since 2013, both boys and girls Idaho High School State Finals Rodeo all-around titles went to District 7.
n Ben Sayre/Braxton Bird, Blackfoot boys doubles
Ririe High School may be better known for its basketball and wrestling success, but that’s never stopped Annalee Ball.
Kyler Hartman already had one state tennis title in hand, winning a 5A boys doubles championship as a freshman at Hillcrest High. He already had his college career lined up, having signed with Idaho State.
Nathan Franz was introduced to the Rigby High School track program long before he started competing for the Trojans.
Skyline head track and field coach Chase Meyer knew after revisiting results from the 2018 Idaho track and field state championships that the Grizzlies could challenge powerhouse Bishop Kelly for the 2019 4A boys team title. The boys in Skyline’s class of 2019 had shown their potential since…
Colton Reifschneider / Bonneville junior
Prior to joining Madison High School’s track program as a freshman in 2016, Rayven Nealey had no prior experience in track.
Mateya Mobley/Rigby senior
An impressive year for Bonneville High baseball player Randon Hostert just got a lot better.
Thunder Ridge’s Emmanuel Garcia made his final day of high school a memorable one.
West Jefferson pitcher Kyla Johnson signed with Miles Community College on Tuesday.
THOMAS — Kyle Austin scored a last-second touchdown Friday to lift the North team over the South, 14-7 at Snake River High School in the East Idaho All-Star football game.
BASEBALL 5A District 5-6
The eastern Idaho volleyball pipeline to Wyoming continued Friday by way of Skyline.
Bonneville senior Aly Radford wasn’t sure she wanted to continue her softball career. After an impressive season in which the Bees catcher hit .447 and knocked in 33 runs, some schools showed interest, but Radford was focused on a future nursing career and those classes would likely take all…
The 2018-2019 high school sports season took center stage on Thursday night with more than 300 people attending the inaugural Bingham Healthcare Sports Stars awards.
After a frenzied weekend of state track and field competition between the top runners, jumpers, throwers, vaulters and hurdlers in Idaho, here is a look back at District 6’s accomplishments from the championship meets.
Skyline High School senior Zackary Lott will have Saturday, May 18, 2019, burned into his mind for a long time.
RIRIE — Michael Ure made it official on Tuesday afternoon. The talented Ririe senior signed to play basketball with Montana Tech, a decision that had already been announced, but was finally cemented with a signature in front of teammates, family, and friends at the Ririe gym.
David Adams has been named Idaho Falls High School’s new girls soccer program director. Adams will oversee all aspects of the I.F. soccer program. Adams said he’s loved soccer since he first started playing at 3 years old. Growing up in the military he had the chance to learn, train and play…
Twin sisters Kennedy and Madi Burton have been teammates since T-ball at age six.
Most college recruiting visits are scheduled in advance, allowing the athlete to look forward to the day with a combination of anticipation or anxiety. That wasn’t the case for Madison senior catcher Karly Hanosky when she visited Yakima Valley College in Yakima, Washington.
Sugar-Salem senior shortstop Curtis Drake was invited to visit a few colleges in preparation to sign to play college baseball. Blue Mountain Community College, Southern Virginia University, and Treasure Valley Community College all hosted Drake for visits.
COEUR d’ALENE — With two days of 4A state softball games crammed into six hours thanks to rain, Idaho Falls packed a bunch of clutch pitching, defense and hitting into an intense Saturday afternoon in North Idaho.
The Skyline boys track and field team edged favorite Bishop Kelly by two points at the 4A State Track and Field Championships following two days of competition at Eagle High School.
CALDWELL — Randon Hostert launched his glove toward the sky and waited for Tavyn Lords to reach the pitcher’s mound.
MIDDLETON--Eastern Idaho added to its streak of hardware from the 3A/2A/1A track state championships in a big way Saturday.
At Melaleuca Field, a day after a disappointing loss to eventual state champion Marsh Valley, South Fremont pounded out 13 hits to defeat Kimberly 12-0 in the 3A third-place baseball game. The Cougars put the game away with nine runs in the fourth inning.
MIDDLETON--The District 6 2A and 1A trio of Butte County’s Natalya Babcock, Challis’s William Ashley and Salmon’s Johnathan Simmons compiled quite the medal collection Saturday to end the 3A/2A/1A track state championships.
Salmon and Sugar-Salem jumped out to early leads after seven events at the small school Track and Field Championships at Middleton High School on Friday, both holding 11 point leads on their nearest competitors.
EAGLE--Participating in one of the few finals to take place on a revamped day one of 5A/4A state track, the 3,200-meter competitors raced in arguably the worst conditions of the day.
At Melaleuca Field, Sugar-Salem punched its ticket to the 3A baseball state title game on Friday night, defeating Kimberly 11-6.
CALDWELL — Idaho Falls began pouring out of the dugout as soon as Andrew Gregersen connected on the fastball.
EAGLE--Persistent rain not only completely changed the day 1 schedule of 5A/4A track, but the preparation for District 6 field event athletes Rayven Nealey of Madison, Kaden Hall of Rigby and Ty Wright of Shelley.
Marsh Valley entered Friday’s 3A state baseball semifinals against South Fremont sporting some impressive offensive numbers.
CALDWELL--The scoreboard at Vallivue High School's baseball field has room for statistics for games up to 10 innings.
At Melaleuca Field, the Sugar-Salem baseball team opened the 3A state baseball playoffs on Thursday with all cylinders working in a 10-0, six-inning victory over Priest River. Tanner Harris, Hayden Crapo and Traeson Garner combined for the shutout and the offense scored in every inning, taki…
The Idaho high school track and field state championships begin today in the Treasure Valley, with the 5A/4A meet taking place at Eagle High School and 3A/2A/1A at Middleton High School.
CALDWELL — The Kuna offense had trouble figuring out how to hit Bonneville pitcher Bruer Webster in the opening game of the 4A State Baseball Tournament.
The rematch between South Fremont and Homedale in the opening round of the 3A state baseball tournament on Thursday afternoon may not have featured the drama of last year’s wild game, but that was OK with the Cougars.
For a team that began the season with so much potential, the Bonneville baseball team looked out of sorts and in need of some help.
At Pocatello, Madison senior Zach Martin finished third at Tuesday’s 5A state golf championships at Highland Golf Club, firing a 75, one of the best rounds of the day, to finish the tournament at 5-over, 149.