Grangeville’s annual football camp trip to Boise last month was “really, really good,” coach Jeff Adams said July 24. “Especially defensively.” “It’s always awesome,” Adams said. “This time we got some really good information. We had most of the squad go down.”
The wrestling gym at GHS was packed last week, when competitors from across the region came to Grangeville for a camp taught by instructors from the NCAA Division I level.
Recruitment is under way for new football officials for high school and junior high school football in Idaho’s District II.
Syringa Hospital & Clinics once again offer free sports physicals, 4-6 p.m. Aug. 1 in Grangeville or 1-5 p.m. Aug. 2 in Kooskia.
Football schedules for the coming fall are penciled in and of area teams, only Grangeville has scheduled a Zero Week opponent so far.
Next Level Athlete
Having run distance for the 2017 state champion Prairie Pirates Chaye Uptmor is headed to Caldwell on scholarship this fall, where she plans to study health and human sciences and psychology and, eventually, to pursue a degree in occupational therapy.
Gavin Branson will pursue an education degree on scholarship at Blue Mountain Community College in Pendleton, Ore., with an eye on becoming a history teacher — and towards becoming a basketball coach.
An organizational meeting for Grangeville High School Coed Cheer is set for Wednesday, June 7. 6:30 p.m., at the GHS library.
Noted coach Dave Snodgrass will host the 2017 Camas Cage Camp, focusing on basketball fundamentals, June 5-8 at Bradley Gym in Nezperce.
The annual Bulldogs Tennis Camp will be 1-3 p.m. each afternoon June 13-15 at the GHS courts. Contact tennis coach Kerry McCulley, firstname.lastname@example.org, for more information.
Clearwater Valley’s Kamm and Trayse Mangun played exceptionally, and came closer to a state medal than any other local individual or doubles team at the 3A state tennis meet held May 19-20 at Vallivue and Caldwell high schools.
Prairie’s last race of the day once again proved decisive, with the 4x400 girls outpacing Oakley by more than four seconds to move the team total two points ahead of Valley, into clear first.
Salmon River’s Chevelle Shepherd cleared 10-3½ in the 1A girls pole vault — and topped the state record 10-3 set in 2015 by Kaylee Olsen of Challis.
Trapshooting, golf results.
The young Grangeville teams combined for 20 points in team scoring last Friday and Saturday, May 19-20, at the 2A state track championships.