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VIDEO: PHS boys’ basketball vs Burley on Jan. 5, 2016

January 12, 2016
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Jan. 5, 2016 – PHS boys took on Burley in basketball Story and video by Teresa Chipman

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Preston man involves students at alma mater in education of Ethiopian students

January 9, 2016
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Westerberg (center) enjoys socializing with the youth he teaches in Yechila, Ethiopia.

  By NECIA P. SEAMONS  Citizen editor Ten years after graduating from Preston High School, Matt Westerberg is working with current PHS students to make education better for some ninth-graders half a world away. Students at Preston High School will be invited by their student council to participate in a variety of fundraisers, to...

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VIDEO: PHS boys basketball took on Logan- Jan 2, 2016

January 8, 2016
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Story and Video by Teresa Chipman.

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Pirates take on Grace and Rich Co. this week

January 8, 2016
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Josh King shoots for the basket against Firth
Wednesday night, Dec. 30.

By ANNIE ENGLAND  Citizen sports writer This week, the Pirates have the opportunity to play Grace and Rich County. Head coach Tyler Brown said, “Both games we’ll be playing are going to be tough. We’ll have to play our hardest.” In last week’s games against Firth and Marsh Valley, Firth made 20 of 27...

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Lady Pirates take Firth

January 7, 2016
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West Side’s Abbie Povey battles for the ball against Firth Wednesday, Dec. 30. The trip north resulted in an exciting 49-48 win for the Lady Pirates.

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PHS students to raise funds for Ethiopian school

January 7, 2016
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Rebecca Visser, River McKay, Ethan Borup and Jace Gordon, members of the Preston High
School Executive Council explain to the Preston School Board their plans to raise money for students
learning English from PHS alumnus, Matt Westerberg.

By NECIA P. SEAMONS  Citizen editor Preston High School’s student executive council received permission from the school board to proceed with fundraising ideas that will help provide educational facilities and supplies for youth in Ethiopia. The student council said their predecessors had tried several service projects that have not been supported very well. “We...

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Indians travel for two

January 6, 2016
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PHS’s Brayden Parker rejects #11 Jason Andersen’s
shot, resulting in a foul.

By TERESA CHIPMAN  Citizen sports writer On Friday, Jan. 8, the Indians will take their boys basketball team to the Boise area where they will play Mountain Home at 7:30 p.m. and Middleton on Saturday, Jan. 9, at 3 p.m. Both are 4A teams that Preston could meet in the state basketball tournament and...

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Van Vleet’s team takes national title

January 3, 2016
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Casey Rich and Alexa Van Vleet were both
in the championship last year. Rich played with
Northwest Community College, which took fourth
place in 2014 and Van Vleet played with College
of Southeastern Idaho, which took first that year.

By NECIA P. SEAMONS  Citizen editor Not too many people can say they are national champions in anything, but Alexa Van Vleet, daughter of John and Natalie Van Vleet, is part of this year’s Junior College Volleyball National Championship Team. Van Vleet plays for the College of Southeastern Idaho in Twin Falls where she...

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Students win contest, $2,000 for PJH science department

January 2, 2016
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Matthew Jensen explains how his team’s idea would turn a five-gallon
bucket into a personal hydropower plant.

By NECIA P. SEAMONS  Citizen Editor The ideas of two teams of Preston Junior High science students really brought home the bacon. Thermo Fisher cut a $2,000 check to the school’s science department for those winning ideas following its annual money for science competition. The first team, made up of Matthew Jensen, Braken Christensen,...

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Lady Indians start Jan. 5 at Minico

January 1, 2016
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By TERESA CHIPMAN  Citizen sports writer The Lady Indians will start the new year with an away game against Minico on Tuesday, Jan. 5 at 7:30 p.m. They hope to avenge an earlier season loss to the Spartans. A little more consistency and a lot of hustle could certainly give them the edge and...

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