Grangeville sophomore Adam Wonnacott ran among the top-six small school runners in Clarkston last weekend, and that got him some plaudits from coach Jim Suhr.
Clearwater Valley senior Cole Olsen finished second overall among the boys at the Seaport Invitational cross-country meet held last Saturday, Sept. 17, in Clarkston.
Salmon River won the Grangeville Tournament with a 21-18, 21-11, victory over the host Bulldogs in the final last Saturday, Sept. 17.
The Pirates rushed for 278 of 386 total yards during their 42-0 demolition of Council Friday night, Sept. 16.
It had been years since Grangeville last beat Prairie in volleyball, and the Bulldogs pulled a narrow win from a close contest Thursday night at GHS, with five sets tipping in the Bulldogs' favor (25-27, 25-16, 17-25, 25-20, 15-12) on the strength of several well-timed spikes by Maicee Conner.
Trey Pfefferkorn ran for a couple of touchdowns, Mitch Morrow ran for one and threw for three, and the CV Rams led by 40 at halftime of a 60-12 blowout win over Timberline Friday night.
McCall’s 16-9 win over GHS last Friday night, Sept. 16, is leading to significant shake-ups in how the Bulldogs will go about their business, starting with the new format the coaching staff headed by Jeff Lindsley implemented in practice Monday night.
Salmon River had no trouble with the host Indians, taking the Saturday morning match in straight sets (25-9, 25-12, 25-20).
Bulldog of the Week
Grangeville senior Alejandro Kopczynski scored twice against Orofino last week — his first goals in a Bulldogs uniform — and in the process lifted GHS to a 7-2 win over the longer-established Orofino program.
Clearwater Valley broke a drought against river rival Kamiah that had dated back to 2013, when the Rams last beat the Kubs. CV beat Kamiah 42-20 on Sept. 9.
The Bulldogs gained a late chance to tie when Frankie Zumwalt recovered a fumble, with Clarkston turning it over in the course of trying to run out the fourth quarter clock. But the Bantams defense rose to the occasion and kept GHS from advancing near their goal during the final three minutes of their 33-26 win last Thursday night, Sept. 8.
Savages quarterback Tucker Boyd threw a touchdown pass, ran for a touchdown and delivered three two-point conversions, all of which had Prairie trailing 30-18 entering the fourth quarter.
The Grangeville soccer squad has been voted eligible for the district tournament, GHS soccer organizers said Monday night, Sept. 12. Before this week, the Bulldogs had been operating on the idea that they’d be eligible for their first post-season next fall.
It was a beautiful morning for the youths who showed up at Wilkins Pond last Saturday, June 11, as the rainbow trout stocked by Idaho Fish and Game proved hungry and strong.
Summer sports camps keep area kids busy, and the Grangeville girls led off with a good showing under direction from new GHS varsity head coach Michelle Barger (above, right) and prominent area coach Dave Snodgrass, who was decked out in his Nezperce High blues last Thursday, June 2.