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Marathon man speaks to Oakwood students

November 28, 2012
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Andrea Murray holds her son, Nash, who is the inspiration of her husband Brady’s foundation, Racing for Orphans with Down Syndrome (RODS).

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Former Preston resident Brady Murray, who has recently been raising awareness for children with Down Syndrome, was in Preston recently to visit with the students at Pioneer Elementary School. Murray started racing in triathlons to bring awareness to a foundation he started, Racing for Orphans with Down Syndrome...

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Opener: Preston posts win over Burley, 60-57

November 27, 2012
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By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer The Preston Indians boys’ basketball team started off the season well hosting Burley over the Thanksgiving weekend. The 60-57 victory came courtesy of Taylor Smellie, who dropped in a three pointer with 30 seconds left in a tied ball game to give Preston the lead. Smellie had a...

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PHS girls beat Grace 52-48; now 2-2 on year

November 27, 2012
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By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer The Indian girls played Grace at home on Saturday, Nov. 24, and won 52-48 despite starting off a bit slow against a talented small school. Grace led at the end of the first quarter 13-6, but Preston came back strong taking a 25-18 lead at the break. “They...

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Preston Jr. High students learn how to save a Life

November 24, 2012
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Story and photos by RODNEY D. BOAM  Hayley Porter, a seventh grader at Preston Junior High School, worked like a trooper to get her Mini Anne to click, but it just didn’t happen. Mini Anne is an inflatable Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation mannequin used to learn life-saving techniques. With all the gusto she had, the 12...

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Thornley makes it to semi-finals in national FFA public speaking contest

November 24, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor West Side’s Brett Thornley made it to the top 16 in the semi-final round of the National Prepared Public Speaking finals at the recent Public Speaking contest at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis. Thornley’s speech was entitled, “A Truly Endangered Species,” which addressed the concern of disappearing...

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Season starts Girls drop two games

November 20, 2012
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By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer The Lady Indians are off and running with new Head Coach Belinda Taylor. They kicked off their season with the Preston Jamboree on Saturday, Nov. 3. Preston’s home opener against Burley was Saturday, Nov. 10, where they lost 59-36. The Indians travelled to Bear Lake on Wednesday, Nov....

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Poinsettia sale underway

November 15, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Preston High School’s FFA Chapter is holding its annual Poinsettia sale from now until Christmas. Ag instructor Josh Evans spearheaded the project a couple of years ago and said the Christmas “flowers” are available in 7 and 8.5-inch pots. He said ag students in his advanced greenhouse class...

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Upset-minded

November 13, 2012
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West Side drops game after valiant battle      By CITIZEN STAFF  POCATELLO – West Side gave Firth’s high-powered offense everything it could handle Saturday afternoon and came just short of upsetting the number-one ranked 2A team in the state in a semi-final playoff game. The Pirates dropped the encounter 22-14 and ended up with...

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Video Slide Show – West Side football vs. Firth

November 12, 2012
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Photo File – West Side loses to Firth

November 11, 2012
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Here are some shots from Saturday’s game, a loss to Firth. Photos by Shane Lind.        

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