High School


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Bulldogs eliminate Vandals

Lay’d ‘M’ out

Mid-way through the regular season, the Bulldogs posted a one-sided win over McCall-Donnelly on their home field. They delivered a similar beat-down last Friday night, Oct. 30, winning 48-21 and ending the Vandals’ season during the first round of the 2A playoffs.

Five locals qualify


Clearwater Valley’s Cole Olsen placed second at the 1AD1 boys regional last Thursday, Oct. 22, with a PR time (16:59) he attributed in part to the heightened competition.

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Airtight defense seals Pirates’ league title repeat

Whitepine wrap-up

Concealed by a 42-26 final score, the twists and turns involved with the much-anticipated Whitepine League championship game saw Prairie overcome the toughest team the Pirates have seen so far.

Prairie, Salmon River on to state


Prairie’s bid to defend its state title cleared a key roadblock with a win over Lapwai last week, but the Pirates had one other bit of business to attend to before turning their attention to the likes of Butte County and Oakley. PHS took its second consecutive district title with a five-set win over Troy (22-25, 25-23, 25-12, 23-25, 15-9) on Oct. 21 at the LCSC Activity Center.

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Bulldogs brace for first-round foe McCall

2A Football

A tough-as-nails Sandpoint squad took a steady-as-she-goes approach to the season finale last Saturday, Oct. 24, at GHS, and took down the Bulldogs 47-12. Beyond the roster — Sandpoint’s side of which was printed in fine point, like the disclaimer on an insurance contract, so as to include all 56 upperclassmen on the squad — the mismatch wasn’t evident at the outset.

Savages top Tri Valley

Canyon Harper scored three touchdowns during a 20-8 win over Tri Valley last Friday, Oct. 23. All of Harper’s scores came during the second half. The win kept Salmon River atop the Long Pin Conference standings.


Football, trapshooting results.

Pirates seize district title

Behind Abbey Blum's huge night formidable Troy took the Prairie girls to five games, but the Pirates surged at the end to add another trophy to their burgeoning collection.

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Salmon River runs over District III, Deary puts Summit out

Salmon River beat Council at McCall to qualify for state; Deary KO'd Summit at LCSC.

Sports...in brief

Ski Swap; WAA winners; IDFG reminds: keep game meet cool.

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Who let that dog out? Lewis fetches football tee at games

“The only thing that could have made that better was if that dog was a bulldog!” a fan laughed at Grangeville High School’s homecoming football game Friday, Oct. 16. “That” was Joe and Kitty Rodriguez’s dog, Lewis, retrieving the kicking tee after each kick-off and field goal.

Pirates-Kubs showdown drops Friday

Whitepine League football

As observers across North Central Idaho anticipated, the Kubs and the Pirates both kept up perfect Whitepine League records — but one win streak will end in what fans of all stripes figure will be an epic confrontation at 7 p.m. this Friday night, Oct. 23, at Kamiah.

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Vengeant Bulldogs torch Orofino, sack CIL title, blaze playoff path

Orofino reversed a two-score lead to beat Grangeville at OHS last year, but homecoming 2015 was one-sided: all Bulldogs.

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Pirates sweep Lapwai, secure state berth; Bulldogs still in contention

District II volleyball tournaments


Football; trapshooting, bowling results.