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Baseball: Swamped Field - Branson "athlete of the week"

The baseball field at Clearwater Valley was swamped last Monday, April 6, forcing a postponement of the Rams’ game against Nezperce.

IDFG reports 770 wolves as hunters, trappers take 100 fewer

The 2014 annual summary of wolf monitoring in Idaho is now available, and shows wolf numbers remain well above the 150 wolves and 15 breeding pairs required to keep gray wolves off the endangered species list under the 2009 delisting rule.

Bowhunter course slated April 25-26

The Camas Prairie Bowmen and the Idaho Fish & Game will be hosting this year’s Bowhunter Education class at Grangeville Elementary-Middle School on April 25-26.

Chinook on the way, may arrive a month earlier than usual

As of Monday, April 6, Riggins-area guides were anticipating an early arrival by the chinook now traversing the Columbia River system.

Spring bear, turkey hunts to open April 15

The general spring turkey and black bear seasons open April 15 – turkey hunts run through May 25, and spring black bear closing dates vary.

Firewood, mushroom permits available

A permit is required to gather firewood for personal use on national forest land. Permits are $5 per cord with a minimum of four cords ($20) and a maximum of 12 cords. The permit is valid from the date sold until March 31, 2016, on national forest land in northern Idaho and national forests in Montana as well as Bureau of Land Management land.

Bracket Busters

The eighth-grade Grangeville boys played in the Missoula Spring Fling last month and placed first in their bracket.

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Thanstrom Holds Off Gutzman

Thanstrom took the No. 1 girls singles match 9-8, 7-5.

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Track & Field: Stevens bounds GHS record 45 feet in triple jump

The last meet before spring break has long drawn athletes from near and far. As the clock ticked toward 3 p.m. last Thursday, March 26, a start time snafu had left event runners wondering whether a few local teams would even be attending.

Baseball: GHS nabs league win

“It was a good win,” Grangeville baseball coach Lee Nadiger said of his team’s

Six-week team shoot sign-ups open April 7

Sign-up and practice for the Grangeville Gun Club’s annual six-week spring team shoot on April 7, and shooting starts April 14. The kitchen will be open, and the costs are $25 per team (sponsor fee) and $36 per shooter (target fee).

Eight Bulldogs nominated for North Idaho Sports Banquet

The North Idaho Sports Banquet put on by the Idaho Athletic Hall of Fame will be held on Saturday, April 11. Eight Grangeville High School athletes are nominated to attend the event in its 53rd year.

Zephyrs seek Camas Prairie baseballers for 2015 summer season

The Camas Prairie Zephyrs are currently recruiting players for the 2015 Season. Final sign-up will be held on Wednesday, April 8, at 7 p.m. at the Idaho National Guard Armory in Grangeville. Players and parents are encouraged to attend.

31st annual Salmon River Jet Boat races slated April 17-19

Before the Show and Shine Boat Show on April 17, four classes of jet boats will take to the water for a day of preliminaries, with two race days to follow, with six laps per boat starting that Saturday at 10 a.m. on April 18.

Winter ends, roads opening up as conditions allow

Winter 2014-15 snowmobile trail grooming and ski trail grooming across the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest has come to an end. Due to low snowpack, snowmobile and ski trail grooming has ended early this season.