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Girls run to first

October 9, 2012
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By ELLEN GREGORY For the Citizen Cold temperatures and rough terrain were a part of the story at the Ririe Invitational, held at the Ririe Dam near Idaho Falls on Oct. 3. Preston boys placed a close third behind Rigby, with Bonneville’s team taking first. The Preston girls outpaced Hillcrest to take first place...

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Slow start gives Minico win 54-34

October 9, 2012
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Preston’s Kaden Cole runs the ball as a Minico player grabs his facemask in a Homecoming game on Friday. A slow start by the Indians gave the Spartans an upper hand and a 54-34 win.

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor It’s been a repeat performance now for three weeks in a row for the Preston Indians. But it’s not the kind of performance the young team wants to continue. A flat first quarter gave the momentum to the Minico Spartans who scored on its first two possessions and...

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First half play propels West Side to 33-12 win

October 9, 2012
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West Side quarterback Trevor Montes carries the ball against a Malad defender Friday night. The Pirates won the game 33-12 and travel to Aberdeen this Friday.

By CONNOR WALDRON WS sports writer   DAYTON – The West Side Pirate Football team defeated district rival Malad on Friday 33-12. Before the game started the West Side studentbody ran onto the field carrying flags. They had prepared a patriotic flash mob that also supported the football team. In the opening quarter the...

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Malad trips up WS

October 9, 2012
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By CONNOR WALDRON WS sports writer DAYTON – This week was Malad week for the West Side Pirates. They faced their rival, the Dragons, in both volleyball and football. The volleyball team did not fare as well as the football team, but still learned valuable lessons. Brittani Moser played a great game and Casey...

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PHS girls settle for Shelley tie

October 9, 2012
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Preston’s Tess Hobbs, 2, gets shoved out of the way by a Blackfoot player last week after kicking the ball downfield. Preston won the game 4-0 and secured a second-place seed in the upcoming district tournament.

By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer The Indian girl’s soccer team traveled to Shelley on Oct. 3 where they couldn’t quite finish and ended up with a 2-2 tie. Kenidee Hyde gave Preston a 1-0 lead 13 minutes in on a throughball from Katie Call, but Shelley got off a good shot at the...

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Indians win 6-0

October 9, 2012
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By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer The Indians defeated Shelley on Oct. 3 with a decisive 6-0 shutout in boy’s soccer . “It was cold, and we started that way a little,” said Coach Robert Bowles. “Once we got going we had great scoring chances and Zac Roper got back to scoring, with a...

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Toy Swap, back again this year

October 7, 2012
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor   Last year a group of women wanted to do something nice for the community by helping everyone have a better Christmas. The ladies  decided to put on a free toy swap. They had so much fun they decided to do it again this year. “We felt like...

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Horse Station: Group begins active real estate sales

October 6, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor FRANKLIN – Commercial and other real estate parcels at The Horse Station at Cache Valley in Franklin are now on the market, according to developers of the project. The Horse Station is a proposed horse sports and commercial mixed use project planned for 167 acres, just off U.S....

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PSD to chart 10 year plan

October 6, 2012
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor The Preston School Board will begin touring all of the district’s facilities during the month of October to assess the needs of the district and gather information to write a 10-year plan. The completed kitchen upgrades for the Pioneer and Oakwood school kitchen are finished, giving cafeteria workers...

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Good hunt expected

October 6, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Deer hunting in Franklin County and across the rest of southeastern Idaho should be fairly good when the season opens next Wednesday, Oct. 10, with an abundance of two-point bucks. Local Idaho Department of Fish and Game officer Korey Owens said a mild winter last year helped populations...

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