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USU Football Wins Another Thriller, 24-21, Over New Mexico State Saturday For Historic Seventh Victory

December 4, 2011
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LAS CRUCES, N.M. — For the first time since 1979, Utah State football has seven regular-season wins as the navy Aggies won another thriller with a 24-21 win over New Mexico State Saturday afternoon at NMSU’s Aggie Memorial Stadium. Junior QB Adam Kennedy hit fellow junior, WR Matt Austin with an 8-yard TD toss...

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Torfin leads wrestlers

December 2, 2011
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Torfin leads wrestlers

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Preston High School has a new wrestling coach who will lead the Indians this season and he has high expectations of his grapplers. Justin Torfin, 25, a senior at Utah State University and former Preston wrestler and football player, was selected for the position recently after the resignation...

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Utah State Men’s Basketball Dropped By Denver, 67-54, Wednesday

December 1, 2011
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Aggies’ 33-Game Home Court Win Streak Halted LOGAN, Utah – Utah State men’s basketball’s 33-game home winning streak came to a halt with a 67-54 loss to Denver Wednesday night at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum. The Pioneers shot a scorching 52.1 percent from the field for the game in dealing the Aggies their...

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B-ball – Preston ladies drop game to experienced Bear Lake

November 21, 2011
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B-ball – Preston ladies drop game to experienced Bear Lake

By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer The Lady Indians faced off against an experienced visiting Bear Lake team on Nov. 16 and lost 46-36. “We still have a lot to learn as a team, said Coach Ryon Pope. “Bear Lake really dominated us inside. We made some mistakes that we can correct, but it...

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Girls show improvement

November 21, 2011
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By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer Preston had a great first half against visiting Minico on Friday, Nov. 18, but lost Minico 48-35. Two, three pointers by Morgan Yardley helped the Indians gain an eight-point lead in the first quarter and they still held a one-point advantage at the end of the second. The...

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Moser honored for distinguished service by health and state physical education association

November 18, 2011
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Moser honored for distinguished service by health and state physical education association

With signs held high and to the beat of a drum, a group of supporters marched in to help honor Launa Moser at the IAHPERD Conference on Friday, Oct 21. Moser was given the Distinguished Service Award, the most prestigious award given by the Idaho Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (IAHPERD)....

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F&G seeks info on area wildlife cases

November 17, 2011
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The Idaho Department of Fish and Game (F&G) is seeking information regarding cases of wasted and poached game in southeast Idaho. Recently five rooster pheasants were discovered in the dumpster located behind Kelly’s Exxon in Preston. It is thought that the game birds were disposed of around Oct. 30 or 31. A small mule...

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Ladies lose to Soda by 3

November 15, 2011
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Ladies lose to Soda by 3

By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer The Lady Indians were defeated 50-47 by Soda Springs in their first basketball game of the season on Friday, Nov. 11, but they didn’t go down without a fight. “Our greatest strength was our rebounding,” said Coach Ryon Pope. “We out rebounded them 48-26. Shania Carlisle and Kati...

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Pirates take third

November 15, 2011
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Pirates take third

By ANDREA MARTIN  WS sports writer The West Side Pirates ended their 2011 football season on Saturday against the Grangeville Bulldogs, who went on to win the game by a score of 33-13. Going into this game the Pirates knew Grangeville was undefeated and a very well-rounded team that was going to give them...

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P&Z talks horse complex

November 10, 2011
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor FRANKLIN – Private developers of a proposed multi-use horse complex presented a conceptual design of the project to city planning and zoning members Thursday night. Earnest E. Bleinberger, principal of Strategy 5 LLC Consulting, is the driving force behind the $80 million multi-purpose equine complex planned for Franklin....

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