At Phoenix, the Idaho Falls High School baseball team had one win and one loss as tournament play continued in Arizona.
At Declo, the Sugar-Salem baseball team rallied past Declo on Wednesday, scoring three runs in the seventh for a 6-5 victory.
At Saint George, Utah, Stansbury handed the Bonneville baseball team a 4- 3 loss to start the day, but the Bees bounced back with a 17-5 win over Hunter. Bruer Webster surrendered one earned run and struck out 10 in the win over Hunter and Matt Boone belted a homer.
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.
Ririe coach Eric Torgerson called Michael Ure the best player he’s ever coached.
At Blackfoot, the Tigers opened the season with an 11-5 victory over Blackfoot as Andrew Gregersen finished 4 for 4 and knocked in six runs and Cannon Thompson, who started the game and tossed three scoreless innings, added three RBIs. Nate Rose, who finished 2 for 4, also knocked in four runs.
The Rocky Mountain Conference released its all-conference boys basketball selections on Friday. Here’s the full list.
At Blackfoot, the Sugar-Salem baseball team pulled away for an 8-3 victory on Tuesday, highlighted by a 5-run fifth inning. Curtis Drake knocked in two runs and also pitched three scoreless innings in relief for Sugar-Salem.
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.
Sadie Lott of Bonneville was named the High Country Conference player of the year and Blackfoot’s Courtnie Smith was selected conference coach of the year after leading the Broncos to the state tournament.
Following a run to the 3A state championship, Sugar-Salem senior Gerohm Rihari and coach Shawn Freeman were selected to the District 6 all-conference team.
"I love that girl, everything about her. Jordi is very classy, very professional for as young as she is. My view is she is one of the most athletic girls in the whole state. The tough thing about her is a lot of her offense comes from her defense. She hates losing, gives 100 percent every ga…
The 2018-19 season was a dream one for the seniors on the Blackfoot High School girls basketball team.
North Idaho College gained another local recruit Friday, this time by way of Skyline High School.
Less than a week after several area boys basketball teams celebrated success at the state tournament, including bringing home three state championship trophies, the high school basketball season finally came to a close Wednesday night at the District 6 Senior Showcase at Bonneville High.
High school seniors from 23 basketball teams have been selected to participate in the annual District 6 Senior Showcase Games scheduled for Wednesday at Bonneville High School.
NAMPA — A roar not heard in more than three decades finally filled the Ford Idaho Center again on Saturday night.
NAMPA – Borah beat Madison at its own game in Saturday’s 5A boys basketball state championship game on Saturday night, stifling the Bobcat offense from the opening tip and pulling away in the second half on the way to a 62-50 victory at the Ford Idaho Center.
NAMPA – Defending state champion Fruitland hadn’t lost to a 3A team all season and the Grizzlies featured an experienced lineup that had performed well under the pressure of postseason basketball.
NAMPA—It wasn’t smooth, it wasn’t expected, and it wasn’t without its share of near-heartbreak and drama.
At Boise, the Ririe High School boys basketball team made 31 field goals and got double-digit scoring from four players in a 80-65 win over Cole Valley to claim the 2A state third place trophy Saturday at Capital High School.
BOISE – Idaho Falls players weren’t even born the last time the Tigers reached a boys basketball state championship game. That was in 1999. Idaho Falls hasn’t won a state boys basketball championship since 1988.
NAMPA—It was a Friday night rumble in the Ford Idaho Center as Madison and Post Falls went at it for four physical quarters.
At Boise, the North Fremont High School boys basketball team shot 50 percent from the field and downed Cole Valley 59-40 in a 2A state semifinal Friday at Capital High School to reach its first boys basketball state championship game in program history.
NAMPA—For three quarters Friday night, Rigby hung right with 5A state tournament favorite Borah at the Ford Idaho Center.
BOISE – After two losses during the regular season to Twin Falls, the No. 1 4A team in the final 2018-19 state media poll, Idaho Falls head boys basketball coach Howard Hart had seen enough.
At Nampa, the Rigby High School boys basketball team edged Mountain View 55-50 in a tight first-round game of the 5A state tournament at the Ford Idaho Center.
NAMPA – The Madison High School boys’ basketball team is on to the 5A state semifinals, thanks in part to … wait for it … the Bobcats’ defensive prowess.
MERIDIAN—It has often been said that basketball is a game of runs.
First-year head coach Shannon Hill wasn’t really expecting a New Year’s gift from the North Fremont High School boys basketball team, but when the Huskies defeated 2A power Bear Lake back on Jan. 5, he knew things were about to get interesting.
Rosters for Idaho’s Statewide All-Star Games at North Idaho College were released Monday and they included eight local players on the rosters and two alternates.
POCATELLO — Ririe High School may need to add another trophy case just for its wrestling program.
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 — 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.
At Terreton, the Challis High School boys basketball team defeated Grace 73-55 to claim its first 1A Division I District 5-6 title and 1A Division I state tournament berth since 2015.
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 Skyline, the Bonneville High School boys basketball team outscored District 93 rival Hillcrest 21-5 in the fourth quarter to preserve its season and advance to Saturday’s 4A state play-in game.
REXBURG – It was ugly at times, with shots clanking off the rim, loose basketballs seemingly bouncing from end to end, and fouls marring any semblance of rhythm.
Hillcrest High School’s Jose Martinez was part of one of the best back lines throughout his high school soccer career.
ST. ANTHONY-- The No. 1 seeded Ririe boys basketball team looked to make it three consecutive titles in the 2A District 6 championship game on Wednesday night, but needed to find some answers against a No. 2 seeded North Fremont squad that seemed poised for the upset.
Seven District 6 schools ranging from 2A to 5A were represented at the 41st annual Simplot Games taking place last Thursday through Saturday at Holt Arena.
RIGBY — Nathan Franz celebrated his 18th birthday by finalizing his athletic future.
At Firth, the Mackay High School boys basketball team made 12 3-pointers en route to a 70-63 win over North Gem to claim its first 1A Division II District 5-6 title since 2015 and reach next week’s 1A Division II state tournament.
RIGBY – The Rigby and Madison show continues.
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 Boise, the West Jefferson High School girls basketball team got 30 points from senior Jordi Holdaway in a 50-45 loss to Cole Valley in the 2A state third-place game at Bishop Kelly High School.