The leadership for the new Idaho Falls Hockey Team is soliciting potential team names from the public in a naming contest presented by the Idaho Falls Auditorium District.

Competing in scorching heat in Eugene, Ore., Madison grad Chari Hawkins finished sixth at the U.S. Track and Field Olympic Trials with a personal best 6,235 points in the heptathlon. The top three finishers who also achieved the Olympic standard qualified for the Tokyo Olympics.

Eli Armstrong, a local 7-year-old state wrestling champion, won the Outstanding Wrestling Award in his age group at this past weekend’s Western States Championships in Provo, Utah. Competing in the 8-under division at 56 pounds, Armstrong also claimed titles in both folkstyle and freestyle w…

Kailey Wheeler used a 7-iron to ace the 129-yard seventh hole at the Idaho Falls Country Club. The shot was witnessed by Jeremy Wheeler.

The USA Gymnastics Region 2 Championships were held Thursday-Sunday in Helena, Montana, hosted by Gym 406 at the Lewis and Clark County Fairgrounds. The building hadn’t been used for an event in more than a year, save for except COVID-19 vaccination clinics. Across four days, more than 900 a…

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Wake up in time to get to practice at 6:45 a.m., work up to a 15-hour day harvesting potatoes, and then go to sleep to get up and do it again. That’s the life of a high school athlete in Southeast Idaho for weeks during the potato harvesting season known to locals as spud harvest.

Nelson named new basketball coach at Taylor’s CrossingTaylor’s Crossing announced the hiring of Cody Nelson as its new boys basketball coach.

The Idaho Falls Bandits opened defense of their American Legion World Series championship on Saturday in front of a spirited but socially-distanced crowd at Melaleuca Field.

Professional heptathlete and 2010 Madison High School graduate Chari Hawkins completed day one of heptathlon at the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, with 3,702 points. That total puts her in 11th place through four events on Wednesday evening.