After three trips to the 5A volleyball state tournament and two third place trophies in her first four seasons as head coach, Meranda Maestas’ Bobcats claimed the elusive blue trophy in October at Ridgevue High School in Nampa.

When I started running 15 years ago, I would have never guessed high school cross-country would become what it is now.

RIRIE — Defending 2A girls basketball state champion Soda Springs has left much of Idaho in its wake since last winter, and the latest to fall to the Cardinals was a particularly familiar opponent.

At Hillcrest, the Hillcrest High School boys basketball team played Borah down to the wire during its season opener, leaning on three different double-digit scorers and eventually overcoming a 10-point deficit before falling 62-61.

Little change occurred in the rankings of the latest Idaho high school girls basketball state media poll released Wednesday, and one classification’s rankings that remained unchanged sets up No. 1 versus No. 2 Saturday.