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BSU asks Dunn to play

March 8, 2012
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BSU asks Dunn to play

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Football fans from Franklin County will be following the Boise State Broncos a little closer this fall to see the progress of Preston’s Brennyn Dunn. Dunn was recently invited to play football for BSU as a preferred walk-on and said he is very excited about the opportunity to...

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Field cover to help PHS softball

March 2, 2012
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Field cover to help PHS softball

By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer “Last year the PHS girls softball team missed out on early field practice due to bad weather,” said Coach Ashley Larsen. “The lingering wet weather made it even harder to host scheduled games and we missed out on six, due to weather conditions. The fields are clay soil...

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Dreams really do come true

February 28, 2012
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By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer   Preston High School’s Regan Hyde has been awarded a double sports scholarship at Treasure Valley Community College in Ontario, Ore., and will play soccer and softball Recently, senior traveled to TVCC, for a second time to meet with the soccer coach to practice with and ultimately sign...

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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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