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Good finish PHS wrestlers show mettle

January 18, 2012
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By ELLEN GREGORY For The Citizen With five varsity wrestlers out due to health reasons, the Preston Indians traveled to Rexburg for the Madison Invitational held on Friday and Saturday, and still finished in the middle of the pack in team standings. (See the full story in The Preston Citizen.)

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West Side girls win

January 12, 2012
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By COURTNEY PRIESTLEY WS sports writer   The West Side girls delivered again Wednesday night with another basketball victory. They played the North Gem Cowboys and won 53-35. The Pirates came out really strong in the first quarter and scored 16 points. The hot trend just continued to add from there. It was good...

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Road victory – PHS comes back against Century

January 10, 2012
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Road victory – PHS comes back against Century

By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer The Preston Indians brought home their first district win of the season on Saturday. The 62-59 victory came despite being on the road and trailing by nine at half. Things weren’t looking good for Preston at first. The Diamondbacks were strong in outside shooting and just out-hustled the...

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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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