Prairie’s Spencer Schumacher was named small school male athlete of the year during the North Idaho Sports Awards banquet in Coeur d’Alene, the Lewiston Tribune reported April 14. The PHS boys basketball team – which Schumacher helped lead to the 1AD1 state title last month – was named 3A-1A…

      Grangeville senior Chase Adkison pitched a one-hit shutout of Orofino Tuesday, April 16, and set a school record with three hits of his own. Adding multi-hit efforts by Jack Kennedy (two doubles) and Tom Reynolds (two singles), the Bulldogs beat Orofino 11-0 on the strength of 11 hits in all…

        Tyce Pfefferkorn, Connor Jackson, Carsen Hunter and Ty Dominguez pitched and the Clearwater Valley boys held Kamiah to one hit Wednesday afternoon, April 17, at KHS. Davis McElroy and Bubba Summers notched three hits apiece among the Rams’ 11 in all, and CV won 11-3.

          Backed by high-energy offense, starting pitchers Evan Jackson and Connor Jackson notched the wins as the Clearwater Valley boys improved their record to 4-1 overall and in Whitepine League play.

          “We had a couple of good meets last week, and the weather was good,” Grangeville senior Paige Lindsley said April 16. “Our 4x1 and 4x2 relays have been really good. We won both at Moscow and coach [Larson] Anderson thinks we have a really good shot at the school record — or just doing well a…

            ASOTIN – The bottom of Grangeville’s batting order scored the game’s first run, but Asotin strung up 11 in a row to end the contest early last Wednesday, April 10.

              While flooding in parts of North Central Idaho washed out other scheduled competitions Tuesday, April 9, area track and field teams competed Kendrick Invitational, which was held at Lapwai. Local athletes posted 10 top finishes, with three first-place performances by the boys and seven by th…

                Naomi Connolley, Zoe Lutz, Paige Lindsley and JaKaili Norman teamed up for two relays and won both the 4x100 (52.49 seconds) and 4x200 (1:51.46) last Friday, April 12, at Moscow. Individually, Lindsley won the triple jump (32-5½) and Norman took second in the 100 (13.66). Noelyn Shriver plac…

                  While flooding in parts of North Central Idaho washed out other scheduled competitions Tuesday, April 9, area track and field teams competed at Lapwai and local athletes posted 10 top finishes, with three first-place performances by the boys and seven by the girls.

                  A formal review of the Salmon River/Sho-Ban Feb. 15 girls basketball state tournament contest is nearing completion, with the Idaho High School Activities Association having spent 14-15 hours scrutinizing a game that grew increasingly bitter as it went on.

                    GRANGEVILLE – Babe Ruth baseball signups are due by April 10. Forms are available at GEMS. No late registrations will be accepted. Contact Heidi Lindsley, heidilindsley@hotmail.com, for details.

                    With seven weeks left in the season — six weeks before regional meets are held — Grangeville’s track and field team competed at Kamiah April 2. That marked the team’s second outdoor meet, but because snow had kept the practice field covered through the Bulldogs’ spring break, it came just a …

                    Salmon River’s Chevelle Shepherd and Prairie’s Spencer Schumacher earned top honors in Idaho’s most credible statewide basketball post-season reckoning. After the state tournaments each year, The Idaho Statesman reporters record a vote of the basketball coaches on the best-of-the-best by cla…

                      The Central Idaho League coaches named Grangeville wing Colby Kennedy “most valuable player” earlier this month. Also honored were GHS guards Trey Dreadfulwater and Blake Darr, as well as St. Maries and Orofino players Jackson Pritchard, Dan Howard, Kadan Hammond and Peyton Dailey.

                        KYRO youth baseball and softball registration will be on the agenda 3:30-6 p.m. April 2 at Clearwater Valley Elementary School, with sign-ups for ages 4-15. Coaches and umpires are needed; practices start in late April and the season ends by the end of June. Contact Josh Bradley, 406-250-159…

                          Having scored a half-a-point more than Wallace-Kellogg during the final Sunday of shooting March 17, Cottonwood won its first Camas Prairie Trapshoot team title since a three-way tie for the title in 1998. Cottonwood put two on the men’s all-star team with five 25s apiece: Clint Riener and B…

                            District 3 High School Rodeo will be held Saturday April 13 at noon MST and Sunday April 14 at 10 am MST at the Riggins Rodeo Grounds. Emily Diaz and Jordyn Pottenger are representing the Salmon River High School. There are more than 50 high school students participating in District 3 and ab…

                              A 9-pin no-tap bowling tournament fundraiser for ICARE was held last Saturday, March 23, at Camas Lanes. Louie Serrano won the men’s side with a 797 series and Cheyenne Hudson for the ladies with an 839 series. The ICARE program helps local families with cancer expenses. All the money raised…

                              Hosting the area’s first track meet of the season, Kamiah assemble three winning boys relays around the speed of Bret Raymond. Combined with top-of-podium individual performances by Layten Gould (125-3 in the discus) and Jace Sams (55.98 in the 400), the Kubs scored 120 team points on Thursd…

                              “We had two outs and two strikes,” varsity baseball first-timer Kyle Frei said of his turn at bat during the decisive inning in Grangeville’s 11-8 win last Friday at Pomeroy. “I’m more towards the bottom of the lineup. Coach Lee [Nadiger] comes over to me and he’s like, ‘Honestly, Kyle, I kn…

                              Rookie junior outfielder Kyle Frei was exuberant before the game Friday afternoon, March 22, talking to assistant coach David Adkison about an improvement to his hitting form they had been working on in practice. In the top of the fifth inning, Frei proved the point with a two-out two-run si…

                              A meeting is scheduled for 10 a.m. March 28 at the Super Eight Motel in Grangeville for “coffee and discussion” of a Grangeville Highway District idea to seek federal grant funding to build a loop bicyclists and pedestrians could use west of town.

                              Despite having to cancel a March 12 meet, Clearwater Valley was able to host Grangeville last Thursday, March 14.

                              ASOTIN — Grangeville had improved every game — played the next a bit better than the last — until last Saturday morning, when Potlatch took advantage of three errors to win 6-3.

                              “Put him anywhere on the field and the mechanics are correct,” Grangeville head coach Lee Nadiger said of Bulldogs standout and Boise State baseball commit Chase Adkison, who had delivered a 5-4 putout from third base and caught a fly ball in center field in addition to pitching and catching…

                                GRANGEVILLE -- Raise your red Solo cup to kick off baseball season at a fund-raiser for the Camas Prairie Zephyrs American Legion baseball team. The fest will be held at the Idaho County Veterans Outreach and Community Center, 318 East Main in Grangeville, Saturday, March 23, from 5 to 8 p.m…

                                  The Grangeville boys basketball banquet will be Monday, March 18 at 6:30 pm in the GHS Cafeteria. The banquet is potluck. Varsity bring main dish, JV bring side Dish and C bring dessert. Table service provided.

                                    Clearwater Valley had to cancel its home baseball opener March 11, a neutral site baseball game in Lewiston as well as a home tennis meet March 12, and the weekend’s baseball and softball games: baseball at Kamiah March 16, and a softball double-header at Lapwai. Reschedule has not yet been …

                                      Prairie High alum Jake Bruner hasn’t scored double-digits since November, and the 6-6 junior forward hasn’t been putting up big numbers in many other stats at College of Idaho, either. But through the first three games of the 2019 NAIA Division II championship tournament held in Sioux Falls,…

                                      With Prairie’s latest state championship still fresh on everyone’s mind, the Idaho County Free Press caught up with Pirates bench boss Kevin Chaffee on Monday, March 4. What follows is a transcript of the conversation, lightly-edited for clarity and length.

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