The Post Register’s second annual Sports Stars Awards had a different look Wednesday night as area high school athletes were honored during a virtual Facebook live ceremony.
Ellie Miller has been one of the top players on North Fremont’s girls basketball team for the past three seasons and now she’s moving on to the next level.
Shaun Messick has been named the new head girls basketball coach at Bonneville High School.
COVID-19 attempted to throw a wrench into the recruiting process, but Rigby's Ruby Murdoch has chosen where she will continue her basketball career.
Bonneville senior Sadie Lott concluded her high school basketball career with another honor.
Ryan Erikson knew there was something special at Bonneville upon his hire as head coach last year when he watched film on the Bees and got to know their nine seniors.
Well before a memorable senior year officially began for her, Bonneville’s Sadie Lott was maintaining a business-like approach to summer basketball.
All-conference teams are selected by coaches
All-conference teams are selected by coaches
The District 6 Senior Showcase had a little bit of everything on Wednesday night, with 1A -3A boys and girls teams battling it out at Bonneville High. There was a 3-point shooting contest and dunk competition and a spirited game between 4A-5A boys and girls teams.
The 2019-20 high school basketball season comes to an end tonight in District 6 with the annual senior showcase at Bonneville High School.
Ryan Erikson will not be roaming the sidelines for the defending 4A girls basketball state champions next season.
Championship Saturday at the girls basketball state tournament did not end well for Blackfoot and Mackay.
MIDDLETON — In an all eastern Idaho 3A state consolation final, the Sugar-Salem High School girls basketball team prevailed for a 68-39 win over Mountain Rivers Conference foe Teton at Middleton High in the fifth meeting between the teams this season.
BOISE--Bonneville senior Brooklyn Cunningham's two points might not jump off the score sheet from Friday's 4A state semifinal versus Sandpoint, but that bucket will be an enduring memory for a while for the guard.
At Middleton, after a hard-fought but disappointing double-overtime loss to Timberlake in the girls basketball state tournament opener, two-time defending state champion Sugar-Salem wasted no time in Friday's 3A consolation game, jumping out to a 28-point lead at the half and rolling to a 75…
At Middleton, it took two overtimes, but Sugar-Salem's run at another 3A state title came to end against Timberlake.
BOISE--Free throws and a 20-plus point night from a junior starter propelled the Bonneville High School girls basketball team to a win in a battle of state media poll ranked teams in the first round of the 4A state tournament.
BOISE — For the first time, Century first-year starter Kassidy Gardea was on the court for the opening tip of a state tournament game.
The Bonneville High School girls basketball team heads to the Treasure Valley this weekend for its first state tournament appearance since 2018, but those two years have felt much longer to Sadie Lott and Sydnee Hunt.
Two boys and three girls from District 6 were among the athletes selected for the 17th annual Idaho Statewide High School All-Star Basketball Games scheduled for March 14 at North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene. The rosters were shared Monday.
At Fruitland, the Teton High School girls basketball team reached the 3A state tournament for the fourth time in five seasons with a 50-29 win over Bonners Ferry in Saturday’s District 1/District 5-6 state play-in game.
The celebrations for the Bonneville High School girls basketball team carried on long after the trophy and medal presentations, taking photos, and ascending a ladder to cut down the net.
At Hillcrest, the Mackay girls basketball team punched its ticket to the state tournament on Thursday night, downing defending district champion Rockland 62-51 in the finals of the 1A Division II District 5-6 tournament.
At Skyline, it did not take two overtimes to decide the second District 91 rivalry boys basketball game of the 2019-20 regular season.
Bonneville and Sugar-Salem were two of five unanimous No. 1s in the final Idaho girls basketball media poll of the season released Wednesday.
At Bonneville, the Blackfoot girls basketball team earned a date with No. 1 seed Bonneville in the 4A District 6 girls basketball tournament and also earned a berth to the state tournament with a 53-41 win Tuesday night over Skyline.
RIGBY--Cheers and applause were already beginning to rise from the Rigby bench and the maroon-clad faithful in the stands with 35 seconds left in regulation of Tuesday's 5A District 5-6 girls basketball championship game.
At Hillcrest, the Bonneville girls basketball team remained unbeaten and clinched a berth to the state tournament with a 69-55 victory over Skyline on Monday in the 4A District 6 tournament.
At St. Anthony, the Ririe High School girls basketball team defeated North Fremont 44-32 in Saturday’s 2A District 6 tournament semifinal game at South Fremont to extend its win streak to eight and advance to Tuesday’s title game.
At Rexburg, No. 2 seeded Teton outlasted No. 3 seeded South Fremont 54-46 in a 3A District 6 girls basketball tournament elimination game at Madison High School to advance to Monday’s title game.
At Bonneville, top-seeded Bonneville opened the 4A District 6 girls basketball tournament with a convincing win over Hillcrest on Thursday night, downing the Knights 68-46.
RIGBY — The Thunder Ridge student section chanted ‘Feel the Pressure’ and clapped as Rigby senior Ruby Murdoch stepped to the free throw line with three seconds left in Thursday’s 5A District 5-6 tournament semifinal game and Thunder Ridge leading 48-46.
At Rexburg, the Sugar-Salem High School girls basketball team advanced to the 3A District 6 championship game for the fourth consecutive season with a 67-33 win over Teton on Wednesday in a battle of state ranked teams at Madison High School.
The latest Idaho girls basketball state media poll has a new District 6 team among the rankings.
At Rigby, Tylie Jones returned for the Rigby High School girls basketball team in a 52-36 win over Upper Valley rival Madison to begin the 5A District 5-6 tournament.
At Rexburg, the Teton High School girls basketball team began the 3A District 6 tournament with a 34-19 win over South Fremont at Madison High School.
At Leadore, Joanna Hayes scored 23 points and Abigail Yadon added 14 as the Watersprings girls basketball team pulled away in the second half to defeat Leadore 48-29 in their first-round game at the 1A Division II District 5-6 tournament.
RIGBY--A year ago, the Rigby High School girls basketball team went the distance versus No. 1 seeded Highland, prompting a second 5A District 5-6 championship game and ultimately winning 52-46 in overtime for its first district title since 2012.
At Blackfoot, Dylan Seeley had 27 points for the Idaho Falls High School boys basketball team in a 67-44 conference win over Blackfoot.
At Rexburg, the Bonneville High School girls basketball team turned a two-point halftime lead into a 56-39 win over Madison to end the regular season 21-0.
At Driggs, two-time defending 3A girls basketball state champion Sugar-Salem used the second half to complete a 53-44 comeback win over Teton.
While the ranks of other District 6 teams remained relatively unchanged for another week, Butte County made a jump in the latest Idaho girls basketball state media poll released Wednesday.
At Sugar City, the Shelley High School boys basketball team edged Sugar-Salem 45-42 for its first win of the season Tuesday.
A game between two state-ranked 4A teams came down to who utilized their strengths the best.
The name Cook has become synonymous with Hillcrest High School sports over the past 10 years.
RIRIE---A tight 2A Nuclear Conference race became tighter Saturday.
At Idaho Falls, in a battle of boys basketball conference leaders, Rigby held off Idaho Falls 68-57 on Saturday as Britton Berrett led the way with 26 points, which included four 3-pointers.
At Skyline, the Skyline High School girls basketball team held District 91 rival Idaho Falls scoreless in the first quarter en route to a 62-33 conference win.
At Idaho Falls, Jaxon Sorenson hit a 10-footer to give the Idaho Falls High School boys basketball team a 53-52 win over Thunder Ridge.
At Thunder Ridge, the Rigby High School girls basketball team edged Thunder Ridge 59-55 for a conference win in a battle between the top two teams in 5A District 5-6.
The battle between Idaho’s unanimous No. 1 state media poll ranked 4A team and the defending 4A District 6 champion came down to which team best endured a subpar shooting night for both teams.
The Post Register will publish boys and girls basketball stats at the end of each month. The first will publish Jan. 26. Coaches, please send your most updated individual season totals for points scored, free throws made and attempted, field goals made and attempted, 3-pointers made and atte…