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PHS girls soccer starts off strong

September 10, 2013
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By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer The Indian girls have started off well in soccer with three wins under their belt so far. They will have to wait until Saturday, Sept. 28, to try their mettle against Century, though, as the Tuesday, Sept. 3, game was postponed due to lightning. On Thursday, Sept. 5,...

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Defense helps Preston to first win of season

September 10, 2013
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Preston’s Johnny Iverson, a senior, wraps up a Marsh Valley runner
Friday night with help from D.J. Wallentine. The Indians won 34-7.

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor A stellar defensive effort helped the Preston Indians notch its first win of the season in a home opener Friday night. Preston rolled over the Marsh Valley Eagles in a non-conference game 34-7. Preston now turns its attention to Homecoming on Friday night against the Rigby Trojans. The...

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PHS runners underway

September 10, 2013
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By ELLEN GREGORY  For The Citizen Preston Indian runners traveled to Shelley on Friday, Aug. 30, for the first cross-country competition of the season. The Saucony Sugar XC Scramble fielded 19 men’s teams and the Preston boys placed ninth overall. The top five placers for the Indians were: Kendon Harrison, 19:27; Jordan Wright, 19:37;...

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Pirate VB does well in games, beats Bear Lake

September 10, 2013
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By ALYSSA NIELSEN  WS sports writer DAYTON – West Side volleyball was action-packed this week with a tri-match, a regular game and a tournament. The tri-match, hosted by West Side on Wednesday, was with Bear Lake and Preston. The Pirates defeated Bear Lake but lost to Preston. On Thursday, they played Grace at home...

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WS beats Rich 41-28 in come-from-behind effort

September 10, 2013
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By ALYSSA NIELSEN  WS sports writer West Side’s football team traveled to Rich County on Friday to take on the Rebels. After a poor beginning, the Pirates pulled out a 41-28 come-from behind victory. During the first quarter the Rebels put up the first score. In the beginning of the second, the story was...

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Boys suffer loss

September 10, 2013
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By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer The Preston boys soccer team suffered its first loss of the season on Tuesday, Sept. 3, against Century. The score was 0-0 until the 32nd minute when the Diamondbacks capitalized on a 19-yard free kick that barely made it under the crossbar. It was Century’s only shot on...

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Stewart calls upbringing ‘huge’

September 7, 2013
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By CITIZEN STAFF  Washington, D.C., may be a long way from the hills and dales of Weston. The Citizen caught up with former Weston resident Chris Stewart during a recent Congressional recess, where he was visiting with constituents in his far-flung district which includes rural Southern Utah. Stewart is now a full-time resident of...

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Fair Factor

September 7, 2013
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Rico Crosland and Debbie King corral a pig as part of the Franklin County Fair Factor.

Story and photos by TERESA CHIPMAN   On Saturday, Aug. 17, the Franklin County Fair once again held a Fair Factor competition in the rodeo arena. This time the theme was centered around the Old West, in celebration of the fair’s 100th year. Tickets were $2 and included a live concert by No Limits...

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Trish Checketts has had a positive affect on FCMC

September 6, 2013
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By CITIZEN STAFF  Trish Checketts is looking forward to the end of 2013 with mixed feelings. After working 10 years as the grant writer, among other duties at Franklin County Medical Center, she is looking to retire from there, after a career of more than 30 years working in the Franklin County community. In...

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Preston residents should see a less-congested LoToJa

September 5, 2013
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Racers will enter and pass through Preston at two different routes, reducing cyclists and support crews on roads   When the 31st LoToJa Bicycle Classic rolls through Preston on Saturday, Sept. 7, residents and motorists should notice less cyclist and vehicle congestion through the community than in previous years. That’s because the 206-mile bike...

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