At Hillcrest, the Hillcrest High School girls basketball team held off Skyline 60-55 to extend its win streak to six and add to a tightening 4A District 6 race.
All in all, Saturday was a tough day for local boys in the championship round of the Tiger-Grizz Invitational at Skyline High School.
As a senior at Idaho Falls High, Brigid Shannon might be the area’s most experienced and decorated girls’ wrestler.
At Terreton, West Jefferson handed Firth its first Nuclear Conference loss of the season 39-30 with Saige Moss scoring 13 points and Mallory Barzee and Eliza Anhder each adding 10 points.
At Pocatello, the Rigby girls basketball team remained unbeaten in 5A District 5-6 with a 45-34 win at Highland on Thursday night.
The Tiger-Grizz wrestling tournament begins today and runs though Saturday with some of the top individuals in the state competing for coveted titles at Skyline High.
At Thunder Ridge, Jaxon Sorenson had 17 points, 11 rebounds and four assists for the Idaho Falls High School boys basketball team in a 66-48 nonconference win over the Titans, who had their second annual Pink Night cancer awareness fundraiser.
At Buhl, the South Fremont High School wrestling team won the 46th annual Buhl Invitational team title 253-250 over Spring Creek, Nev.
At Idaho Falls, Macey Larsen set the pace in the first quarter with a pair of 3-pointers and finished with 10 points in the fourth quarter to finish with 22 points and lead Hillcrest to a 49-40 win over Idaho Falls on Wednesday night.
At Nampa, District 6 had 10 wrestlers reach medal matches at the annual Rollie Lane Invitational.
If wrestling coaches wanted to see how their teams stack up against area competition, this weekend’s 25th annual High Country Conference Tournament at Bonneville High was the place to be.
At Kimberly, the Sugar-Salem High School girls basketball team got points from 11 players and moved to 5-0 with a dominating 55-18 win over Kimberly.
At Bonneville, the Bonneville High School boys basketball team defeated Century 66-62 in a competitive game for its first win of the season.
Alvin Dalley’s Teton Redskins. John Berry’s Sugar-Salem Diggers.
At Thunder Ridge, Paige Clark had 18 points for the Thunder Ridge girls basketball team in a 61-48 nonconference win over Hillcrest.
RIRIE – Mashed potatoes and gravy are the enemy. The smell of fresh pie wafting through the air is torture.
All conference selections are voted on by coaches.
The fight was on, but Sawyer Hobbs was out.
Destin Summers is a big-picture kind of wrestler.
When Riggen Cordingley looks over an opposing wrestling roster, he doesn’t look at weights.
There’s a new Goliath on the block, and he wrestles for Sugar-Salem High School.
The last time someone coached the Sugar-Salem Diggers to three straight state wrestling titles, they named a tournament after him.
Several area wrestlers competed for Idaho in a dual match against Utah this past weekend, with Utah coming out with a 30-29 victory. In the girls competition, Utah defeated Idaho 33-12, with Idaho Falls’ Brigid Shannon pinning her opponent in the 135-pound match.
POCATELLO — Following the final consolation round Saturday, Sugar-Salem head wrestling coach Keven Glider found Snake River head wrestling coach Jeff Gardner for a championship chat.
POCATELLO — Ririe High School may need to add another trophy case just for its wrestling program.
POCATELLO — It was a big day for area wrestlers on Saturday as state champions were crowned at Holt Arena.
POCATELLO — In almost every wrestling room, there is a wall of champions.
POCATELLO — There’s plenty to talk about when it comes to the Thunder Ridge wrestling team.
POCATELLO — When you dabble in the kinds of state title runs put together by Sugar-Salem and Ririe, folks start throwing around various D-words.
The 3A state wrestling championships have been chalk full of trophies for eastern Idaho teams in recent seasons.
At Timberline High School, Allie Cannon hit five 3-pointers and scored a game-high 21 points to help propel the Blackfoot girls basketball team to a 64-51 win over Mountain Home and a berth in today’s 4A state consolation championship game.
At Rexburg, second-seeded Rigby avenged two regular-season losses to rival Madison, defeating the No. 1 Bobcats 54-44 in 5A District 5-6 tournament game on Thursday night. With the win, Rigby (19-4) earned a trip to the state tournament. Madison (20-3) drops to the loser’s bracket and will h…
At Skyline, No. 1 seeded Idaho Falls pulled away in the second half with a balanced offensive effort to defeat Bonneville 55-44 to reach Saturday’s 4A District 6 championship game.
In the fight for 4A District 6 wrestling titles Wednesday, Bonneville won the battles, but Blackfoot won the war.
Brigid Shannon doesn’t think of herself as a pioneer, but the Idaho Falls High junior may one day be credited with helping transform the sport of wrestling in eastern Idaho.
At Hillcrest, the Blackfoot girls basketball team needed overtime to knock off top-seeded Bonneville on Tuesday night in the 4A District 6 tournament, downing the Bees 48-45. Blackfoot plays Skyline on Thursday in another elimination game.
At Bonneville, the Bonneville High School girls basketball team made nine 3-pointers in a nonconference win over former conference opponent Madison to end the regular season 21-0.
At Rexburg, the Madison and Bonneville boys basketball teams combined for 140 points and 18 3-pointers in the Bobcats’ 81-59 victory over Bonneville.
At Blackfoot, free throws helped the Bonneville High School girls basketball team finish off a 47-43 win over Blackfoot on Tuesday to grab the No. 1 seed for the 4A District 6 tournament.
Any fireworks show worth its salt has a grand finale.
It wasn’t officially a state championship match, but for Snake River senior Destin Summers, Saturday’s Tiger-Grizz championship match came close.
Although weather changed the weekend plans for a handful of schools, the show went on as scheduled Friday at Skyline High School as 32 of 36 teams opened the 2019 Tiger-Grizz Wrestling Invitational.
At Skyline, Jordan Perez scored on an inbounds play as the clock ticked down to lift the Bonneville High School boys basketball team past Skyline 53-50 in a dramatic 4A District 6 game on Wednesday night.
At Firth, Blake Oberhansley sank the game-winning shot at the buzzer to give the North Fremont High School boys basketball team a 52-50 conference win over Firth.
REXBURG — Blackfoot and the stack go together like stink and bowling shoes.
At Sugar City, the Sugar-Salem High School girls basketball team overcame some jitters and a slow start shooting for a 60-43 conference win over Teton.
At Hillcrest, Maycee Stenquist had a triple-double in a 75-40 conference win over Shelley.
Olympians, state championships, dynasties, firsts and droughts ended.
If you chew people out and nothing changes, you’re just a jerk.
At Rexburg, the Madison High School boys basketball team held off a second half rally to get a 45-40 win over former conference opponent Hillcrest.
At Boise, the Bonneville High School wrestling team concluded a 4-2 weekend at the Buck's Bags Duals and had two wrestlers go undefeated.
The Ririe High School wrestling team won four individual titles and placed second to the hosts at the annual Malad Invitational on Saturday.
Taite Martin, of Bonneville, tries to pin Mountain Home junior Zach Slack in the 7th match of the 21st annual High Country Conference Wrestling Tournament on Saturday at Bonneville High School. Martin defeated Slackby a 10-5 decision. Pat Sutphin / email@example.com
BONNEVILLE 48, MINICO 23