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Lack of hitting hurts PHS softball

April 17, 2012
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Lack of hitting hurts PHS softball

By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer The Indians softball team managed just two hits and struck out 12 times on the day, falling to the Pocatello Indians 8-2 in a Fifth District softball game on Saturday in Preston. “A big lack of hitting,” Preston head coach Ashlee Larsen said. “There’s a little bit of...

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Hunter ed workshop scheduled in Preston

April 12, 2012
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By JENNIFER JACKSON IDFG The southeast region of the Idaho Department of Fish and Game has scheduled a new instructor workshop for individuals who would like to become hunter education or bowhunter education instructors. The new instructor orientation will run from 6 until 8:30 p.m. in Preston on the following date: • April 25:...

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WS team continues to improve

April 10, 2012
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By SYDNEY BLAIR WS sports writer   DAYTON – West Side had their first home track meet this year. It took place on Wednesday. It was a nice meet at the beginning, but only a  few minutes after it started the wind picked up and the air turned cold. This slightly hindered some of...

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Boys lose twice to Bees

April 10, 2012
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Boys lose twice to Bees

By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer The Indians lost to visiting Box Elder in both games of a double header on Wednesday, April 4. “We lost the first game 15-10 and lost the second game 8-6,” said Coach Brandon Ormond. “It was tough to lose those games because we hit the ball so well....

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Softball: PHS girls drop twinbill against Bonneville

April 10, 2012
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By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer Preston girls lost both games against Bonneville on Thursday, April 7, in Idaho Falls. It was 8-3 in the first game and 12-11 in the second. “I wanted us to come out a little stronger,” Coach Ashlee Larsen said. “I thought we lagged in our energy level as...

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Pheasants Forever: Annual local banquet this Saturday

April 5, 2012
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Pheasants Forever: Annual local banquet this Saturday

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor The annual banquet for Franklin County’s chapter of Pheasants Forever will be held on Saturday, April 7, at the Robinson Fair Building in Preston. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the dinner starts at 7 p.m. It will feature $4,500 in prizes and drawings, a silent auction with...

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Skeet shooting mulled

April 4, 2012
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Skeet shooting mulled

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   If an area can be found to allow skeet shooting at the Franklin County Rifle Range, commissioners said Monday they will allow shotguns to be used at the facility. But as of now, the firearms are still banned. A number of years ago skeet shooting took place...

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WS track team runs well at Cache-Box

April 3, 2012
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WS track team runs well at Cache-Box

By SYDNEY BLAIR  WS sports writer This last week was a change for the West Side Track Team as they attended the Cache-Box Invite at Utah State University. It was a two day event going from Wednesday through Thursday. Even though it was West Side’s Spring Break, they still had quite a few kids...

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West Side track coach pleased with team effort

March 29, 2012
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By SYDNEY BLAIR  WS sports writer The West Side Track Team traveled to American Falls this last week on Wednesday. Although this meet was only the second one of the year, it still mattered because this is where West Side will travel for their District competition. They competed against Malad, Soda, American Falls, Rockland,...

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Preston track confident as season gets underway

March 29, 2012
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By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer At the Century open track meet on Thursday the Preston boys’ team came in second with 92 points after Pocatello, who scored 106. The girl’s team also took second with 69 points after Highland, who came in first with 92. Preston’s Cody McKay set a new school record...

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