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PHS wrestlers crush Century; give Highland a run

January 22, 2013
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SMOKEY JOES SUPER BOWL 3X3

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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FAMILY HOME EVE HELPS

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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Roberts duo does well

January 22, 2013
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BIG BRO BIG SIS PARTY 3X6

By CONNOR WALDRON WS sports writer The West Side wrestling team did well at a tournament on Saturday. The tournament was hosted by Ben Lomond High School. Carson Roberts placed first in the 120-pound weight division with a 5–0 record, pinning all of his opponents. McCoy Roberts also placed first in his weight division...

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WS girls drop two

January 22, 2013
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By CONNOR WALDRON WS sports writer The West Side girls basketball team played two games this week. The first was against the Grace Grizzlies on Wednesday and the Pirates lost 67-44. The second game was against Soda Springs, a hard team to play. The final score of that contest was 63-29, with Soda gaining...

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Photo Files – Preston vs. Marsh Valley in Boys’ Basketball

January 21, 2013
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New wrestling coach has extensive background

January 19, 2013
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HUNZEKER STEVE STEVENS

By ELLEN GREGORY For The Citizen Dustin Olsen, one of Preston High School’s most accomplished wrestlers, has taken the reins of Preston’s wrestling team this year and has high hopes for the future of its program. Olsen wrestled his way to three state championships in a row during his high school career and he...

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Weston to get new playground

January 18, 2013
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PASSAGE BY FAITH 3X2

By CITIZEN STAFF  WESTON – Recreation right now may center around sledding and building snow castles in Weston. But come warmer weather, a new playground will add more chances for fun among Weston’s youngsters and young at heart. “We will be installing new playground equipment this spring,” said Weston Mayor Camille Larsen. In the...

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Offices close for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 16, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Preston City, Franklin County, state and federal offices will be closed on Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Area banks and post office branches will also be closed that day. However, most retailers will remain open. The Franklin County landfill will be closed that day...

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Safety is always a priority in area schools

January 15, 2013
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ANIMAL MED SPAY CLINIC 2X6

By ROBERT S. MERRILL and RODNEY D. BOAM  Local school officials in both the Preston and West Side school districts are working to improve emergency procedures in light of last month’s shooting of students and staff at Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Elementary School. And Col. Jerry Russell, who is retiring at the end of this...

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