Fall sports are coming to an end, and in Rigby, the excitement is only partially over. Two Rigby teams had their best seasons since becoming part of 5A Districts. The cross country team took sixth place at state Nov. 2. Meanwhile, the football team claimed the district championship and will …

Former Osgood resident and Skyline High School softball standout, Rylee Jensen, was named the West Coast Conference Player of the Week April 29, for the fifth time during the 2019 season at Brigham Young University-Provo.

In only their fifth season, the Rigby Royals rugby team has won back-to-back Division 2 State Championships beating the Renegades out of Boise 29-17 May 11 in Mountain Home.

Former Rigby High School students Ben Fullmer and Keegan Zundel signed with Blue Mountain Community College out of Pendleton, Ore. during an April 5 prospect camp.

A pair of Rigby athletes claimed titles in throwing events in Boise April 6. Senior and Utah State signee Nathan Franz won boys elite shot put with a mark of 56-10.5 while senior and Wyoming signee Mateya Mobley won girls elite shot put with 39-2.5.

Rigby graduate, and Montana Western senior, Tori Anderson, was named to the NAIA All-Tournament First Team after helping lead the 30-4 Montana Western Bulldogs to a 75-59 win over Oklahoma City on March 19 in the NAIA basketball championship.

In its 34th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company today announced Michael Ure of Ririe High School as its 2018-19 Gatorade Idaho Boys Basketball Player of the Year. Ure is the first Gatorade Idaho Boys Basketball Player of the Year to be chosen from Ri…

Ririe wrestling won its fifth consecutive state team title Feb. 23 at Holt Arena in Pocatello, outscoring second place finisher Declo 201-180.

The Ririe boys basketball team finished their season with a third place trophy March 2 after defeating Cole Valley 80-65, capping off a 24-2 season.

This weekend’s state wrestling tournament will feature seven wrestlers from Rigby High School after the team finished in 4th place during the district tournament Feb. 13.

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 Feb. 14. With the win, Rigby (19-4) earned a trip to the state tournament. Madison (20-3) drops to the loser’s bracket and will host Hig…

At Pocatello, the No. 2 seeded Rigby High School girls basketball team handed No. 1 seeded Highland its first loss to a conference opponent this season, 64-57 in two overtimes, to qualify for the 5A state tournament and reach Tuesday’s 5A District 5-6 championship game.

With only a couple games left in the regular season, the local boys basketball teams are preparing for the District Tournament that will begin Feb. 12. Listed below are season wrap-ups for Rigby, Ririe and West Jefferson. All stats for each team are from Feb. 3.

The local girls basketball teams have concluded the regular season and have entered the District Tournament after excellent seasons. Districts began Jan. 29 and will continue to Feb. 5 for Rigby, Ririe and West Jefferson High Schools. All stats for each team are from Jan. 27.

The Rigby Girl's Basketball team defeated Jerome 52-15 Dec. 28 to 29 to take home first place in the Jerry Callen Memorial Girls Basketball Tournament in a game that featured seven three-pointers made by the Trojans. 

The Rigby Trojan wrestling team narrowly defeated Madison 43-42 during its senior night Jan. 16 that featured the final home matches for seniors Jaxson Shippen and Ethan Waldron.

The girls are already almost halfway through the 2018-19 basketball season. The update includes where Rigby, Ririe and West Jefferson stand at the mid-season mark as games in 2018 begin to wrap-up. All stats for each team are from Dec. 7.

With fall sports quickly coming to an end, many schools in Jefferson County have had, or are currently having a successful season.

High School volleyball is under way, and Rigby and Ririe teams feel they’ve had a tremendous start to the season.

In only their fourth regular season, the Rigby Royals rugby team won their first ever Division 2 State Championship against Meridian May 19, in what Captain Robert Larsen called a “roller coaster” of a game.