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Mandatory GHS volleyball meeting set for Aug. 9

GRANGEVILLE – The GHS volleyball meeting is set for Wednesday, Aug. 9, 6:30 p.m., in the GHS gym. Parent and player must attend. Tryouts will be Aug. 11, 12, and 14, 9-11:30 a.m., and 2-4:30 p.m. each day.

Bulldog football camp set to run Aug. 8-9

GRANGEVILLE — The 2017 Bulldog Football Camp for grades 4-8 will go next month, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Aug. 8-9, at the GHS football field. Cost is $35. Register by Aug. 3 to guarantee T-shirt.

The camp is non-contact and will focus on fundamentals and offense-defense-special teams development. Lunch is included.

Contact Jeff Lindsley at 983-1040 or Todd Marek at 983-2100.

GHS football parents, coaches to convene

GRANGEVILLE — GHS football will start Aug. 8 at Grangeville High School with the players combine beginning at 5 p.m. and parents meeting at 7 p.m. Regular practice will begin the next day. All players will need to have compliant physicals.

The first game is Aug. 25.

Football refs sought

LEWISTON — Recruitment is under way for new football officials for high school and junior high school football in Idaho’s District II.

Meetings will take place throughout August.

Games are played late August through mid-November. Officials in District II work junior high up to varsity level games at schools stretching from Grangeville to Potlatch. Games take place nearly every night of the week with most varsity games reserved for Friday nights. To register online, visit the Idaho High School Activities Association website at, click on the Officials tab and follow the instructions. Registration is open through Aug. 14 and is $40 if registration is completed by Aug. 14. After Aug. 14, the cost is $65.

Contact Mike Tatko at or (208) 791-2332.

G’ville swim meet set

The Grangeville Swim Team has its annual home meet scheduled for Aug. 5 in Grangeville.

Kooskia Days softball game scheduled

KOOSKIA — The Diehard Sports Association is once again sponsoring an old-fashioned “Home Town Coed Softball Game” as part of the Kooskia Days celebration.

The game will be played at 6 p.m. Aug. 4 at Kooskia City Park. All are invited to watch and ages 16 and up are invited to play. Teams will be picked from whoever shows up. Registration is at 5:30 p.m. Contact Ruth Mohr, 208-926-7203.

JAKES Day scheduled

The Camas Prairie Turkey Trackers chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation has scheduled JAKES Day this Aug. 5, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Camas Prairie Bowmen’s Range south of Grangeville.

Wolverine survey results due this year

This past winter biologists deployed 180 cameras in wolverine habitat in four states as part of a wolverine survey. In Idaho, 12 remote cameras reliably took pictures for nine months. The results are being compiled. Biologists expect to see wolverines in at least a few of the photos.

Wolverines have been documented in 20 locations in Idaho so far.

Raspberry Festival fun run coming up Aug. 6

Registration is open for the 10K Fun Run and 5K Run/Walk that kicks off the day of family fun at Raspberry Festival at 8 a.m. Aug. 6.

The course offers views of the Seven Devils mountains, Salmon River breaks, Gospel-Hump Wilderness Area and the Camas Prairie, making the Raspberry Festival Fun Run one of the state’s most scenic.

The course has an incline over the first 1.75 miles (a rise in elevation of 200 feet), then levels off. The course is marked with 5K and 10K turnarounds. The 10K turnaround is at the historic Holy Cross Church in Keuterville.

Registration is $20 per person or $17/each for teams of five or more. Registrations received the day of the race are $25. Register online at


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