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Linrose Scout builds disc golf course

June 15, 2012
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Linrose Scout builds disc golf course

By CITIZEN STAFF  Thirteen year-old David Tillitson should be receiving his Eagle Scout award in a court of honor any day now. But beyond that recognition comes the satisfaction he and his troop, parents and family are already receiving, knowing residents of Weston and beyond are enjoying a new disc golf course that was...

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Rodeo Queens named

June 13, 2012
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Callie Jo Checketts (middle), 19, from Paradise, was named Queen of that Famous Preston Night Rodeo. First attendant is Abbi Shaffer (r), 17, from Preston, and Elizabeth Lockyer, 21, was named second attendant.   This story is sponsored by LaMont Automotive. For the full story subscribe to The Preston Citizen: in print or online.

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Free Fishing Day set for June 9

June 2, 2012
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Free Fishing Day set for June 9

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Anglers in Franklin County and across Idaho can fish for free across the state on Saturday, June 9. It’s Free Fishing Day and all reservoirs in Franklin County have been stocked with catchable rainbow trout. Several events are scheduled throughout southeastern Idaho on Free Fishing Saturday, the closest...

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Trout stocked

May 25, 2012
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Trout stocked

Fish and Game expects good fishing    By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Most reservoirs across Franklin County will be stocked with catchable trout by this weekend, according to the Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Stocking traditionally has occurred soon after ice-off at the reservoirs in late March or April. But a sharp-billed...

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WS runs well

May 22, 2012
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WS runs well

By SYDNEY BLAIR  WS sports writer The track season has come and gone for the West Side Pirates. Although things didn’t quite turn out for the boys’ team, they still did exceptionally well by placing third at state and bringing another trophy home. The girls also did really well by placing fourth and they...

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PHS boys’ track just misses state trophy

May 22, 2012
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PHS boys’ track just misses state trophy

By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer At the 4A State track meet last Thursday and Friday in Boise, the boy’s team finished fifth, just three points points from winning a trophy. The girl’s team finished 13th. Both teams had some really good performances. Brennyn Dunn placed second in the 110 hurdles. Olivia Seamons took...

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Stokes boots 54-yard field goal in competition

May 18, 2012
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Stokes boots 54-yard field goal in competition

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Tanner Stokes, 17, is going into his senior year next season and has been kicking the heck out of the football this year, including a 54-yard fieldgoal at one of the many competitions he has attended this year. At six feet, 170 pounds, Stokes was the only competitor...

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PHS girls take track crown

May 15, 2012
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PHS girls take track crown

By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer POCATELLO – In what was supposed to be a rebuilding year, the Preston Girls’ track team easily took their third straight 4A Fifth District title in Pocatello on May 10-11, with 74 points. The girls team has done a great job of coming together throughout the year and...

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Baseball season ends

May 10, 2012
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Baseball season ends

By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer The Indians’ season ended with a 4-1 loss to Century in a 4A Fifth District Tournament elimination game Saturday in Pocatello. Preston went two-and-out in the tournament. “We played Century last week (May 1) at Halliwell Park,” said Coach Brandon Ormond. “We lost 4-1, but had some very...

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PHS boys, girls win at WS

May 9, 2012
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PHS boys, girls win at WS

By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer   DAYTON – Preston fared well at the 12-school Elsie Bastian Invitational on Friday in Dayton, winning both the girls’ and boys’ team titles, even though hamstring injuries in both Brennyn Dunn and Danielle Seamons prevented them from competing full out. The boys finished with 169.5 points which...

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