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Preston wrestlers split with Cardinals, Grace

January 30, 2013
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By ELLEN GREGORY  For The Citizen It was Senior Night for Preston wrestling on Jan. 22 and the final home wrestling meet of the 2012-13 season. Cameron Dietrich, Devin Porter and Erick Silva were honored for their team leadership before action began against the Soda Springs and Grace teams. Justin Longhurst claimed the first...

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PHS boys lose to Century, Bees

January 30, 2013
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By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer The Preston Indians suffered two losses last week in the form of Century and Bonneville, dropping their overall record to 6-9. At home on Saturday, Jan. 26, Preston played Bonneville (14-2) and lost 87-58. A slow start hurt the Indians and they never really seemed to recover, though...

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Pirates beat Marsh Valley; Firth wins big

January 30, 2013
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By CONNOR WALDRON  WS sports writer DAYTON – The West Side boys basketball team played two games this week. Both were home, but unlike the identical playing area the results were not similar. The first was on Jan. 23. The game was against the Marsh Valley Eagles and the Pirates came out with a...

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Night for Sight b-ball game set

January 24, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor The annual Night for Sight Basketball game will be held on Saturday in Preston. The Indians will play Bonneville. It is sponsored by the Leo’s Club at Preston High School. “We are asking for donations of eye glasses of any kind. Broken, not in great shape, just whatever...

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Override: West Side election March 12

January 24, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor DAYTON – West Side School District’s annual supplemental levy override election is less than seven weeks away and will be held on Tuesday, March 12. The election this year will be conducted by the Franklin County Clerk’s office. A new law, passed two years ago by the Idaho...

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Part 3: Courts challenge school funding system

January 23, 2013
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By CLARK CORBIN Post Register Time and again, Idaho courts have ruled lawmakers are failing in their duties to meet the constitutional requirements for education. Beginning in 1990, a group of school district superintendents and parents calling itself Idaho Schools for Equal Educational Opportunity sued the state. The group alleged “the present level and...

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Indians win in overtime against Eagles

January 22, 2013
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By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer Preston notched two more victories last week as the regular season winds down. One was on the road against Blackfoot, 54-49 and the other at home against Marsh Valley, 59-54 in OT. Though the crowd was small, it was thunderous as play progressed against the Eagles on Friday....

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PHS wrestlers crush Century; give Highland a run

January 22, 2013
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By ELLEN GREGORY  For The Citizen On Jan. 15, Preston wrestlers took on the Highland Rams and the Century Diamondbacks at Highland. In the matchup against the Diamondbacks, Preston’s Erick Silva, Kaden Cole, Gio Silva, Devin Porter, Justin Longhurst, Josh Greene and Derreck Kulicke each pinned their opponents. Cole Nash won by technical fall...

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Pirates play Bear Lake close

January 22, 2013
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By CONNOR WALDRON WS sports writer The West Side Pirates boys basketball team played Bear Lake Saturday and lost a close game 45-40. The Pirates led for most of the contest, holding a six-point lead in the third quarter. But after Porter Wallentine, a four-year starter for Bear Lake, scored a couple of three-pointers,...

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PHS teammates now rivals

January 22, 2013
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Former Preston Indians Elise Keller and Kira Miller faced off recently as college rivals. Keller, at starting forward for Central Wyoming College, made two free throws at the end of regulation to put her team into the first of three overtimes. Western Wyoming College got the spark they needed at the end of the...

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