West Jefferson's Sage Wood will be exchanging blue for purple as she continues her running career.
This was the year they wanted to be at their best.
Disappointment, despair, and sadness. That's the overriding sentiment among area seniors whose careers were cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are a few of their stories.
From the moment she was introduced to track, Hannah Fish was drawn to sprints.
At Pocatello, five District 6 athletes and one relay team made the podium Saturday at the 42nd annual Simplot Games at Holt Arena.
After experiencing success at the national level in his four years of high school cross-country, Thunder Ridge’s Stetson Moss will be joining a collegiate program that has climbed the national ranks in recent seasons.
It wasn’t long ago that Colton Reifschneider was ready to give up on running track.
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
Mateya Mobley/Rigby senior
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.
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.
MIDDLETON--Eastern Idaho added to its streak of hardware from the 3A/2A/1A track state championships in a big way Saturday.
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.
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.
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--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.
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.
The members of the Skyline High School track team did a modified version of ‘We’re No. 1’ when gathering to take photos upon conclusion of the 4A District 6 championships Friday at Ravsten Stadium.
At Rigby, Madison swept the team titles at the 5A District 5-6 track championships.
RIRIE — Another district track meet, another addition to the trophy cases of Salmon and West Jefferson High Schools.
At Bonneville, Idaho Falls High School completed a sweep of the team titles at the 4A District 6 championships Wednesday at Bonneville.
TERRETON--Last year’s outdoor track season brought the West Jefferson High School girls track team to uncharted territory.
Spectators at the 46th annual Tiger-Grizz Invitational familiar with the name ‘Moss’ from boys distance finals the last two years got introduced to another Moss on Saturday at Ravsten Stadium.
Hang around Bonneville’s Sade Williams, Idaho Falls’ Laurel Taylor and West Jefferson’s Jordi Holdaway long enough at a track meet and it becomes blatantly obvious that they are good friends.
The best female triple jumper in Idaho for three years running is continuing her track career at the Division I level.
Howling winds of 30-plus mile per hour gusts would not deny Idaho Falls High School’s Zach Erikson at the final Tiger-Grizz Invitational of his career.
Editor’s Note: This is part two of two of the Post Register’s preview of the annual Tiger-Grizz Invitational. Today’s story features some returning Tiger-Grizz athletes from co-host team Idaho Falls.
Editor’s Note: This is part one of two of the Post Register’s preview of the annual Tiger-Grizz Invitational. Today’s story features some returning Tiger-Grizz athletes from co-host team Skyline.
The Post Register's 2018-19 All-Area Girls Basketball Player of the Year has made her decision regarding her athletic future and more importantly, which sport she will play.
Arguably the best event thus far this season for two-time defending 5A state champion girls triple jumper Rayven Nealey is out of the jumping pits.
RIGBY--Before this season, Dallin Hart hadn’t competed in track since his freshman year.
While it may have been an early season meet, the annual Nike Boise Relays on Saturday at Dona Larsen Park produced some late-season times and marks for athletes from five participating District 6 schools.
At Boise, five District 6 athletes claimed gold medals Saturday at the annual Boise Relays at Dona Larsen Park.
SHELLEY--While there was no steady rain like last year, plenty of typical eastern Idaho spring weather provided level playing ground for athletes at Saturday’s annual Shelley Track and Field Invitational.
SHELLEY — Ty Wright has been the best in the state for the past three years in the high jump. He has three gold medals from the state 3A track and field championships to prove it.
Kennedy Burton’s RBI triple to right field in the bottom of the seventh scored Emma Williams with the game winner as the Tigers defeated Rigby 4-3 on Wednesday at Tautphaus Park.
At Declo, the Sugar-Salem baseball team rallied past Declo on Wednesday, scoring three runs in the seventh for a 6-5 victory.
At Madison, the Blackfoot baseball team improved to 3-1 on the season as starter Kyson Van Orden surrendered one run in four innings on the way to a 10-4 victory over Madison. Jerod Gough finished 2 for 4 and knocked in three runs.
RIGBY — Nathan Franz celebrated his 18th birthday by finalizing his athletic future.
Utah State University’s cross-country and track programs are gaining their fourth Shelley High School athlete in three years.
Rigby High School multisport athlete Mateya Mobley will be trading in her maroon and gold for brown and yellow later this year.
Olympians, state championships, dynasties, firsts and droughts ended.
The Utah State-eastern Idaho connection continued by way of Rexburg as the Aggies landed another recruit.
A nationally ranked cross-country program is gaining a local recruit.
The second athlete ever to win three consecutive 4A boys 800-meter state titles in Idaho will continue to compete at the college level.
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 / firstname.lastname@example.org)
Three concussions in seven months forced Madison High School senior Michael Dredge to quit football this past season. (Pat Sutphin / email@example.com)By VICTOR FLORES firstname.lastname@example.orgWhen Bonneville Joint School District 93 looked for ways to trim the cost of its new high sc…
Elsja Mecham turns to look at her time after winning the girls 400 at the 4A District 5-6 Track Championships in May 2014 at Thunder Stadium. Pat Sutphin / email@example.com
Erica Wendt Richardson plays around with her children Logan, 3, and Charlotte, 18 months, at the Skyline High School Track. The youngsters are used to hanging out with mom as she trains for events. Monte LaOrange / firstname.lastname@example.org
After running in the junior women’s 400-meter hurdles finals on Saturday at the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field, former Rigby sprinter Elsja Mecham met three-time Olympic sprinter Allyson Felix. Photo courtesy of Elsja Mecham
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