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WS comes up just shy, 16-14

September 20, 2011
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WS comes up just shy, 16-14

By ANDREA MARTIN WS sports writer West Side just about had the Beavers. They held them the whole game until the last quarter when they were scored on with four minutes left. The Pirates tried to score one more time to win, but American Falls had too much momentum and seemed to put a...

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Preston drops tri-meet to WS, Eagles

September 20, 2011
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By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer Over the weekend Preston participated in a tri-meet West Side with Marsh Valley. The Indians lost in two to Marsh Valley (19-25, 22-25) and to West Side (12-25, 11-25). It wasn’t their best showing and disappointing after doing so well against Logan. Coach Kristy Chatterley is hoping for...

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X-country teams finish strong

September 20, 2011
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By ELLEN GREGORY Special to The Citizen In a four-way match with district rival Century and two 5-A schools in Pocatello on Friday, the Preston cross country boys squad swept the competition with 22 points. The girls finished second with 48 points to Idaho Falls. Some good things about being here are that we...

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Young PHS v-ball team needs to stay positive

September 13, 2011
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By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer PHS volleyball has had a rough start. In addition to graduating three seniors, two players chose not to return and one is out for the season with an ACL tear. This makes for a young and inexperienced team. The success of the team cannot be measured in wins...

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Just short – Indians fourth-quarter rally stopped

September 13, 2011
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Just short – Indians fourth-quarter rally stopped

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor A lack-luster first-half of football by the Preston Indians was the deciding factor in Friday night’s home football game against the undefeated Shelley Russets and it ultimately led to a 24-19 loss. “I was disappointed in how we came out the first half. Our team just came out...

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Lady Pirates knock out AF, Grace

September 13, 2011
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By ANDREA MARTIN WS sports writer The Lady Pirates played twice this week, once at American Falls and the other at Grace. American Falls was the tougher opponent for the Pirates. The American Falls Beavers won one game, while the Pirates won three. “We came out slow, but pushed through and came out with...

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WS wins 36-14

September 13, 2011
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WS wins 36-14

By ANDREA MARTIN  WS sports writer Another day game in the afternoon heat against a new school they had never played seemed like it would be a good challenge for the Pirates. “Going into the game we knew they had a lot of good players and talent, but they weren’t great at teamwork,” McCoy...

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Soccer teams continue streak

September 13, 2011
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By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer The Indians continued their winning streak Saturday in a 3-0 shutout against visiting Minico. Coach Brandon Lyon called it, “a good win against a very talented team.” Minico plays a very aggressive, attacking style so to come away with a shutout was really good. It was our best...

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Indians run well at Tiger-Grizz

September 13, 2011
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By ELLEN GREGORY  Special to The Citizen The Preston Indian Cross Country teams took on some tough competition at the Tiger-Grizz Invitational in Idaho Falls on Friday, Sept. 9, and outran a majority of it. In the larger school division, the girls team placed third with 102 points; Hillcrest came in first with 61...

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LOTOJA bike race this weekend

September 8, 2011
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor They’re back! More than 1,000 riders are expected for the 29th annual LOTOJA (Logan-to-Jackson) bicycle classic that begins in Logan, Utah, on Saturday, Sept. 10, cuts through southeast Idaho and finishes north of Jackson, Wyo. The course takes riders on U.S 91 to Preston and north on Idaho...

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