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PHS wrestlers hold their own

January 10, 2012
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By ELLEN GREGORY For The Citizen  In a tournament which included the first- and second-ranked 5-A teams in Utah, the Preston Indian wrestlers individually did a good job of holding their own. The Bobcat Brawl was hosted by Sky View High School in Smithfield on Dec. 6 and 7. Some of the Preston squad...

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Indian girls drop 3

January 10, 2012
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By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer The Indians lost at Blackfoot on Saturday, Jan. 7, 67-54. They were defeated 54-38 at home on Jan. 5, by Pocatello and 57-44 on Jan. 3, by Burley. Preston will travel to Shelley on tonight and host Century on Friday. They will travel to Pocatello on Tuesday, Jan....

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District win – WS Pirates take it to Aberdeen Tigers on the road

January 10, 2012
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District win – WS Pirates take it to Aberdeen Tigers on the road

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor The West Side Pirates opened district play on the road on Wednesday and soundly defeated the Aberdeen Tigers by a 20-point margin 50-30. Coach Tyler Brown said he believes the team played its best defense of the year in the win. He singled out JD Cook, Mason Lemmon...

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Pirate grapplers do well at two-day tournament

January 10, 2012
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By ANDREA MARTIN WS sports writer The West Side wrestlers headed over to Bear Lake this last week to compete in the two-day tournament. Overall the team did pretty well. They went hoping to improve a lot of their young wrestler’s technique and ended up competing where they had hoped to.  (See the full...

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W.S. District to offer Scholarships for teachers

January 3, 2012
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W.S. District to offer Scholarships for teachers

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor A new program that is unique in the State of Idaho and possibly across the intermountain West will assist West Side School District teachers in obtaining Master’s level degrees. The district is offering scholarship funding up to $6,000 for teachers who agree to pursue the higher education. Monies...

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West Side wins by 1

December 29, 2011
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   It’s a good thing West Side boys built a sizable lead and played superbly during the first three quarters of basketball in Dayton on Wednesday. The Pirates needed a 16-point cushion going into the fourth period in order to survive a Marsh Valley onslaught during the final...

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Unique program offers scholarships

December 29, 2011
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   A new program that is unique in the State of Idaho and possibly across the intermountain West will assist West Side School District teachers obtain Master’s level degrees. The district is offering scholarship funding up to $6,000 for teachers who agree to pursue the higher education. Monies...

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H.B. Lee Christmas celebration becomes Party for service

December 27, 2011
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H.B. Lee Christmas celebration becomes Party for service

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor This year, instead of Christmas parties on the last day of school the students at Harold B. Lee Elementary spent their last day of school doing service in a variety of ways. The students focused their thoughts and actions toward the needs of others instead of getting gifts...

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“Shake down,” Brings $1,650 for displaced family

December 27, 2011
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“Shake down,” Brings $1,650 for displaced family

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor The Preston High School Student Executive Council handed one of their own a check for over $1,650 Thursday, before the end of school. The money was to help fellow student Alyssa Buckingham, a junior at the high school, and her family. The Buckingham’s barely escaped a devastating fire...

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Wrestling – PHS improving as season continues

December 20, 2011
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By ELLEN GREGORY Special to The Citizen The Preston Indian wrestling squad went head-to-head with district competition and other Idaho teams last week, and gave a solid showing for their efforts. On Wednesday evening, Dec. 14, Preston hosted both 5-A Highland, and district opponent Century, in a three-way meet at home. Wrestling Highland first,...

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