At Hillcrest, the Rigby boys basketball team held off the Hillcrest 59-55 Saturday night in a tightly-contested nonconference game.
At Bonneville, Macy Larsen scored 30 points as the Hillcrest girls basketball team held off Bonneville 56-48 in a close 4A District 6 matchup.
The spotlight hangs from the video board like a yo-yo, hovering some 15 feet above the wrestling mat, illuminating the navy blue surface and its white, circular center. The rest of the gym is bathed in relative darkness, just enough that the spectacle feels like something that belongs in the…
Like any eastern Idaho wrestler, Shelley's Kolton Stacey grew up with his eye on the Tiger-Grizz Invitational.
At Ashton, the state No. 1 North Fremont boys basketball team kept its record unblemished with a 44-24 win Thursday night over Firth.
Girls and women’s wrestling has been a growing sport for the past two decades.
At Rexburg, the Madison boys basketball team built a big lead during the middle of the game and ran away with a 64-43 win over rival Rigby.
The Watersprings Fab 5 has gotten a lot bigger.
At Ashton, the North Fremont boys basketball team cruised past Aberdeen Saturday and continued its spotless start to the season with a 62-44 win.
At Highland, the Thunder Ridge girls basketball team continued its blistering start to the season with a 53-42 road win over Highland.
More spectators will be allowed into high school athletic events beginning this week following a new order by Governor Brad Little that seeks to permit athletics to “continue in a way that is productive and safe for all participants, while including spectators.”
On the state stage, east Idaho wrestling has become a small school play.
At Rexburg, a big third quarter propelled the Thunder Ridge girls basketball team to at 62-40 win over Madison on Friday.
At Skyline, Mattie Olson poured in 34 points and connected on six 3-pointers to lead the Skyline girls basketball team to a 72-56 win over Bonneville Wednesday night in the conference opener.
The Tiger-Grizz wrestling tournament is one of the top competitions in the state, so when the tournament hosted a girls division for the first time last year, it seemed it was only a matter of time before the dominoes started to fall.
The Idaho High School Activities Association is scheduled to vote Tuesday on whether to officially sanction girls wrestling.
The National Wrestling Hall of Fame selected South Fremont’s Sawyer Hobbs as the Idaho Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award winner earlier this month, making him the first South Fremont wrestler to win the award.
As a two-time state wrestling medalist, South Fremont’s Cesar Tavarez figured he would pursue the sport at the collegiate level.
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.
Kenneth Copley, one of the top athletes in a loaded Sugar-Salem senior class, signed a letter of intent to wrestle at NAIA Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Arizona.
Wrestling coaches from the High Country Conference selected all-conference teams for 2019-2020.
With a calm and efficient first round pin over Weiser's Rylee Willet at the Ford Idaho Center on February 29, Sawyer Hobbs cemented his legacy as one of the best prep wrestlers in eastern Idaho history.
Traditionally, anything can happen in a matchup of two heavyweights.
Feeling low? Need an emotional kick.
Lightweight of the Year: Kohl Nielson (56-4), 132, North Fremont.
Cordingley was eight pounds light when he climbed on the scales at the Ford Idaho Center in Nampa for the state tournament.
While his Cougar's finished fourth in 2019, it was a strong fourth to be sure.
Of the 24 District 6 wrestlers that made it all the way to the championship mat Saturday, nine came back to eastern Idaho with 2020 wrestling gold.
NAMPA — The Ririe Bulldogs matched the longest dynasty in Idaho wrestling history at the Ford Idaho Center on Saturday, winning their sixth-straight team championship in front of a packed house.
NAMPA — There are two ways to enter a party.
At Nampa, South Fremont leads the 3A team standings and Ririe leads the 2A team standings after day one of the Idaho high school state wrestling championships at the Ford Idaho Center.
The state wrestling championships are Friday and Saturday as hundreds of competitors converge on the Idaho Center in Nampa. Here’s a by-the-numbers look at area athletes and teams.
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 Rigby, the top-seeded Rigby boys basketball team went overtime to defeat rival Madison 66-60 in a 5A District 5-6 semifinal on Thursday night.
Schoolhouse Rock taught us that 3 is the magic number.
POCATELLO — Aberdeen’s Larissa Carrillo desired something new. Grace’s Emma Ball wanted to be more than a statkeeper for the wrestling team.
At Mackay, the Mackay High School boys basketball team got points from 11 of 14 players in a 99-35 win over Clark County to begin 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As a senior at Idaho Falls High, Brigid Shannon might be the area’s most experienced and decorated girls’ wrestler.
All in all, Saturday was a tough day for local boys in the championship round of the Tiger-Grizz Invitational at Skyline High School.
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.