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Preston wrestlers finish 7th at state

February 28, 2012
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Preston wrestlers finish 7th at state

By ELLEN GREGORY For The Citizen   With 27 teams competing at the 4A classification this weekend at the Idaho State Wrestling Tournament in Pocatello on Friday and Saturday, the Preston Indians battled to seventh place overall in team points, the best team showing in years. This strong effort wraps up the inaugural season...

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West Side season ends

February 27, 2012
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ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   West Side’s hopes of going to the state basketball tournament next week were dashed at the hands of North Star Charter Saturday afternoon at Burley in a play-in game. The Pirates dropped the contest by 20 points 66-46. North Star jumped on West Side early and the team...

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West Side advances with win

February 24, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   AMERICAN FALLS – The West Side Pirates turned a close game into a 15-point victory in the final minutes of a state tournament play-in game Thursday night, beating Declo 55-40. Head coach Tyler Brown said it was a very close game until the last three minutes of...

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Idaho Fish and Game to hold big game scoping meeting at Library

February 24, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor A big-game scoping meeting will be held in Preston on Thursday, March 1, to discuss Idaho Department of Fish and Game proposals for this fall’s hunting seasons for deer, elk, mountain lion, black bear, and pronghorn. The Preston meeting will be at the Larsen-Sant Library, 109 S. 100...

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WS loses

February 21, 2012
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WS loses

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor DAYTON – A slow third quarter spelled doom for West Side Monday night in loser-out game in the 2A Fifth District basketball tournament in Soda Springs. The Pirates lost to the Cardinals 64-54. But West Side’s season isn’t over yet. They have to play Declo on Thursday at...

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PHS season over

February 21, 2012
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By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer The Indians boys basketball season ended on Saturday when visiting Century hit a last second three-point shot putting them up by three in the loser-out 4A fifth district game. It was a heartbreaking 61-58 loss for the team that swept both Century and Pocatello in the regular season....

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Video report: Preston Boys Basketball vs Pocatello

February 21, 2012
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WS qualifies 4 for state

February 17, 2012
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By ALLY LEMMON West Side sports reporter   DAYTON – The West Side wrestlers hosted a District Tournament on Wednesday, February 15. Congratulations to McCoy Roberts for being the 2A Fifth District, 170 pound district champ! Carson Roberts also did well, placing second in the tournament. Derek Wedel and Sage Reddest placed third, allowing...

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10 PHS wrestlers qualify for state

February 17, 2012
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By ELLEN GREGORY For The Citizen   The Preston Indian wrestlers tangled with both Pocatello and a sparse Century team at the District Tournament on Wednesday at Century High School. The Indians placed second and qualified 10 for state this coming weekend. District champions include Kieton Keller, Tyson Hall, and Bubba Fitzgerald. Preston wrestlers...

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Pocatello ends Preston winning streak

February 17, 2012
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Preston lost to Pocatello 60-63 at home in the second round of the 4A Fifth District play-offs. A valiant fourth quarter effort brought them within three. Karingtyn Hobbs was well guarded and out of time but he got a three point shot off before the buzzer that would’ve sent the game into overtime. Sadly...

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