Andrew Ottoson

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Grangeville accident briefly slows weekend travelers

An accident at the intersection of U.S. Highway 95 and Main Street/State Highway 13 briefly impaired the flow of traffic shortly after 2 p.m. Friday afternoon, May 26, when Jacob Candeube of Missoula, Mont., failed to stop his Toyota pickup at the stop sign.

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Locals mostly two-and-out vs. 3A competition

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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.

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Prairie takes girls team title

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.

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GHS scores 20 at state track meet

The young Grangeville teams combined for 20 points in team scoring last Friday and Saturday, May 19-20, at the 2A state track championships.

GHS baseball season ends in second round

Losses to Melba and Malad brought Grangeville's baseball season to a close during the first two days of play at the 2A state tournament held in Idaho Falls.

Pirates reach softball semifinal

With an 11-10 win over Notus, the Prairie girls are in position to play Horseshoe Bend for a shot at the 1A championship. The semifinal is slated for 10 a.m. Saturday at Airport Park in Lewiston.

Rams in the running for third place

The Clearwater Valley boys beat Wilder 7-1 in the first game of the 1A state baseball tournament, and after falling to Genesee, the Rams are set to play Glenns Ferry for third place.

Olsen wins 3,200

State track and field results: Day 1

Cole Olsen won the 3,200 run Friday at the 1A state track meet.

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Tennis team takes district title; 14 Bulldogs headed to state

A rain delay sidelined the small classifications District I-II tennis tournament last Friday morning, May 12, but when the weather finally broke at about 3:30 p.m., the floodgates opened for Grangeville’s athletes. Playing shortened matches on account of limited remaining daylight and in anticipation of more rain the next morning, the Bulldogs won three categories outright and qualified 14 in all for state.

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Local athletes qualify for 53 state events

Track & Field

Clearwater Valley senior Cole Olsen won three district titles on his own and anchored the region’s fastest medley relay last last Saturday, May 13, at Kootenai High School.

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