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Sports...in brief

Light turnout for Trekkers’ first of 2016; Two more hunter ed courses on tap; Hunter Ed set Feb. 1; Camas Prairie FNRA banquet set Feb. 12.

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Bowling, trapshooting, and basketball results.

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Wassmuth returns; Rams run strong

Shaydn Wassmuth had been out with a knee injury since the late stages of the football season, but showed strength and explosiveness in two competitions last week: he went undefeated at 220 pounds on Jan. 12 against the Central Idaho League, which essentially spans the district, but also on Jan. 16 at Wendell, where essentially all of the wrestlers in the state meet for a preview of the competition they’ll face at Pocatello.

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TUESDAY: Grangeville girls thump Kamiah

The Grangeville girls shot nearly 50 percent from the field, including a seven-for-15 showing from the arc, and defeated Kamiah 59-18.

MONDAY: Pirates blast Panthers

At Asotin, the Prairie girls will seek their fifth consecutive win, having defeated the Panthers once already this season. The previous meeting was a 60-28 Pirates win in December.

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SATURDAY: Grangeville girls edge Lumberjacks

Behind Hailey Sullivan's 20 points and Paige Lindsley's 14, the GHS girls overcame a six-point deficit and defeated St. Maries 55-53.

Ski scoop

Fish Creek, Cottonwood Butte and Snowhaven snow conditions.

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FRIDAY: Tri-Valley holds off Salmon River boys

The Salmon River girls will look to hold on to the top spot in the Long Pin Conference, while the boys will look for their second league win tonight against Tri-Valley.

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THURSDAY: Bulldogs beat Orofino for second league win

Austin Parks scored 15, Patrick Schumacher scored 10 and seven other Bulldogs scored at least one hoop as Grangeville surged to a 58-44 victory over Orofino.

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GHS announces "fan appreciation day"

Free admission to league games against St. Maries this Saturday

All Grangeville fans will get in free on this Saturday, Jan. 16, when the Bulldogs play St. Maries beginning at noon. Four games will be played, with the girls first and the boys to follow. Varsity times are 1:30 p.m. for the girls and 4:30 p.m. for the boys.

Sports...in brief

Hunter Ed set Feb. 1; White Bird club tied for trapshoot lead; Local hoop shoot winners headed to Clarkston Jan. 23; Camas Prairie FNRA banquet set Feb. 12; Big Eddy Trail hike slated Jan. 16; Ski Scoop.

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Harris signs to QB at Jamestown, ND

On Tuesday, the University of Jamestown football coaching staff announced GHS senior Layton Harris, of Clearwater, will join the Jimmies in the fall of 2016.

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Boys Basketball; Girls Basketball; Wrestling; Bowling; Trapshooting; Elks Hoop Shoot.

First of two bighorn sheep tags set for auction on Jan. 23

Hunters interested in bidding for the ultimate bighorn sheep hunt can attend the Wild Sheep Foundation Banquet and Auction in Reno from Jan. 21-23, or bid online beginning Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. (PST). Online bids will be taken at http://www.onlinehuntingauctions.com/IDAHO-BIGHORN-SHEEP-PERMIT_i23890809.

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Where All Things Merge Into One

Pictured is an ice circle that formed on the Salmon River downstream of French Creek near Riggins some time before Fred Taylor of White Bird happened upon it Jan. 8.