Fabian Sandoval contributed to a historic inaugural season for the 2018 Thunder Ridge High School boys soccer team which included a 5A District 5-6 championship and a trip to the 5A state tournament.

At the beginning of the season, head coach Corey Toldson asked the members of the first-year Thunder Ridge High School boys soccer team to write down three things on a slip of paper.

The Hillcrest High School boys soccer team — donning black jerseys for Tuesday evening’s 4A District 6 championship game in Ammon — blackened the eye of the Blackfoot Broncos for the third time this fall.

The Idaho Falls High School boys soccer team handed Hillcrest its first tie of the season on Aug. 23, and the Tigers repeated that same outcome Tuesday in their second meeting with the Knights.

Bonneville High School athlete Jaden Howell says, “If we took away high school sports, it would affect tons of kids and make high school a lot harder to get through.” (Pat Sutphin / psutphin@postregister.com)

Three concussions in seven months forced Madison High School senior Michael Dredge to quit football this past season. (Pat Sutphin / psutphin@postregister.com)By VICTOR FLORES vflores@postregister.comWhen Bonneville Joint School District 93 looked for ways to trim the cost of its new high sc…

FIRST TEAMJose SalgadoJunior forwardBonnevilleTHE PLAYER: Salgado missed the first several games due to eligibility issues, but made an immediate impact when he returned to the lineup. Skillful and athletic, Salgado’s return gave the Bees the most dynamic and diverse attack in eastern Idaho.…

Katry Redd (left) and Josue Majano are the 2015 All-Area Soccer Players of the Year (Photographer Pat Sutphin / psutphin@postregister.com)By JEFF PINKHAM jpinkham@postregister.comMost years picking a high school boys soccer player of the year is a difficult chore.There are plenty of good can…

Skyline sophomore Karen Trejo, left, and Hillcrest senior Katry Redd race for possession of the ball during the girls 5A District 5-6 Championship game Thursday at the Idaho Falls Soccer Complex. Pat Sutphin / psutphin@postregister.com

Shelley High School senior forwards Kira Marlow, left, and Jasmin Vega have led Distict 6 girls soccer teams in goals the last two seasons. After scoring 39 goals in 2013, Vega tore both ACLs six months apart in 2014. With Vega sidelined, Marlow scored 35 goals to help send Shelley to the 20…

At Rupert, Hillcrest built a 3-0 halftime lead and cruised to a 3-1 nonconference win to improve to 3-0-0 on the season.

Skyline’s Megan Aumeier and Jorge Carmona are the 2014 All-Area Soccer Players of the Year. They are the first athletes from the same school to receive player of the year honors in the same sport since Shelley’s Tanner Higham and Jaclyn Hone won in 2008 for basketball. Pat Sutphin / psutphin…