Bulldogs offensive line coach Cody Stoy sets a high bar for his players, and they’re willing to run through a brick wall for him. At times last Friday night, Oct. 23, Grangeville didn’t make much headway against Melba. GHS also broke a few runs behind Isaac Dewey, Adam Sabota and the rest of…

KAMIAH - A light rain grew heavier as the night went on, but by the time the wintry storm turned the North 35 yard line at the Bob Squires Sports Complex into a thick bog, the Kubs had already scored twice. As it turned out, two touchdowns were all there would be, as Kamiah prevailed over Cl…

    LEWISTON - Clearwater Valley's Preston Amerman stayed with the lead pack stride for stride for the first two loops of the Lewis Clark State College 5K course in the Lewiston Orchards, and went on to place third among the boys at the District II (1A) cross-country meet Thursday afternoon in t…

    Before their season ended Thursday night, the Prairie volleyball girls gave their supporters plenty to cheer about this fall. Pictured reacting to teammates' strong play early in the match Oct. 22 at Genesee are Trinity Martinez, Kristin Wemhoff, Olivia Klapprich and Sierra McWilliams.

      TROY - The Prairie football boys led the host Trojans 54-0 with about nine-and-a-half minutes left in the second quarter of their Thursday night game Oct. 22, which had been reset from Friday - which was forecast to hold 10 inches of snow for Troy - to an earlier date with better weather. De…

        COTTONWOOD - The Prairie volleyball girls had their hands full with Potlatch Wednesday night, but after Hope Schwartz swept in with a hot two-hander that secured the first set, the Pirates went on to sweep Potlatch 3-0 (30-28, 25-20, 25-23).

          GENESEE - The Prairie volleyball girls beat Kamiah 3-0 (25-21, 25-21, 25-22) in a loser-out prelude to double-elimination district tournament play that continues this week in North Central Idaho.

          The Grangeville soccer boys beat Priest River last week, extending their season to Oct. 16, when they ran into district tournament host Coeur d’Alene Charter, which won 2-0 and advanced to the district title game. The No. 4 team out of the Intermountain League, Timberlake, upset both No. 1 B…

          Teams: 1, Riener’s Grocery 217; 2t, Quality Heating & Air 205; 2t, Winchester Gun Club 205; 4, Kuther Air 203; 5, Camas Gravel 202; 6, CCFCU 201; 7, Wimer Corp. 198; 8, The Jokers 197; 9, Seeds Inc. 196; 10, Goeckners 194; 11, The Beauty & Her Beast 193; 12, Mad Bombers 191; 13, J&am…

            COTTONWOOD — The Cottonwood Gun Club has scheduled its annual Turkey Shoot Nov. 15, with doors open at 8:30 a.m. and kitchen to open at 9 a.m. Shooting begins at 9 a.m. that day. Purchase of $40 card guarantees a win. Contact cottonwoodgunclub83522@yahoo.com.

            KOOSKIA — With 162 rushing yards from Dylan Pickering and nearly 500 rushing yards in all, the Clearwater Valley football boys ripped Troy 51-22 last Friday night, Oct. 16. Nakiyah Anderson (128 yards), Aiden Martinez (106) and Will Willis (85) all had nearly equal shares of the workload beh…

            The annual Knights of Columbus 9-Hole Golf Tournament was held at the Grangeville Country Club on Saturday, Oct. 17. Proceeds raised from the event go toward Special Olympics.

            The Grangeville Middle School grades 7-8 (A) basketball girls finished their season undefeated with a win over Orofino last Thursday, Oct 15. Pictured are from L-R: Addisyn Vanderwall, Kinzley Adams, Sienna Wagner, Caryss Barger, Madalyn Green, Dusty Bashaw, Payton Hoecherl, Makenna York and…

            OROFINO — The Grangeville football boys returned from a two-week layoff with a resounding win over Central Idaho League rival Orofino last Friday night, Oct. 16. Quarterback Miles Lefebvre ran for three touchdowns and threw for another as the Bulldogs lit up a 42-0 win. Defensively, Grangevi…

            Bulldog of the Week

              It was a good game to be a Bulldog last Friday night, Oct. 16, at Orofino, as the Grangeville football boys got the best of their opponent every which way.

              COEUR D’ALENE — The Grangeville soccer girls scored two late goals and put Timberlake to the test during the final minutes of the district playoff last Friday, Oct. 16, but Timberlake prevailed 3-2.

              POTLATCH — The Kamiah football boys scored on two big plays last Friday night, Oct. 16, both of which kept the game as close as the 30-28 final would suggest. The first — a 53-yard run by Gabe Eades — tied the score at 6-6. The last — an 82-yard kickoff return by Brady Cox — made it a four-p…

                Reduced-price deer and elk tags will go on sale at 10 a.m. MT Dec. 1, under new rules the Idaho Fish and Game Commission advanced for legislative approval in 2021. The rules include a limit on the number of reduced-price deer and elk tags available for nonresident disabled American veterans.

                  COTTONWOOD — The PHS football, cross-country and cheer teams had their senior night plans disrupted by cancellation Sunday of the Prairie-Genesee football game, which had previously been rescheduled to Monday night, Oct. 19. This was due to a Genesee player's positive test for the covid-19 c…

                    Salmon River beat Cascade 3-1 (25-20, 23-25, 25-19, 25-22) last Friday night, Oct. 9, and SRHS closed its regular season at Council after the print deadline Tuesday, Oct. 13. The Savages’ path to state goes through the Long Pin Conference’s District III tournament to be held Oct. 17 and Oct.…

                      WEIPPE — The Kamiah volleyball girls swept Timberline 3-0 (25-20, 25-11, 25-21) last Thursday. The Lewiston Tribune reported top performances by Kubs Logan Landmark and Haleigh Wyatt, with six kills apiece. The Kubs were scheduled to host Logos Monday night, Oct. 12, and to close their regul…

                        OROFINO — Having faced more disruption due to COVID-19 than most others in North Central Idaho, the Orofino girls returned to action Monday night, Oct. 13, and booked a five-set win over Grangeville 3-2 (18-25, 20-25, 25-17, 25-18, 15-4). According to the Lewiston Tribune, Orofino stayed und…

                          GRANGEVILLE — A couple of goals by Naomi Connolley and a long shot high under the bar by Mia Rioux sealed a first-round district tournament bye for the GHS soccer girls, who beat Bonners Ferry 3-1 last Friday, Oct. 9, and who will play Timberlake at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, at Coeur d’Alene C…

                            KENDRICK — Kendrick swept CV 25-13, 25-19, 25-19 last Thursday, Oct. 8. The Rams were set to visit Timberline Oct. 13 and then to host their regular season final Oct. 14 against Lapwai. Details of the Whitepine League’s district tournament remained to be determined at press time Tuesday, Oct. 13.

                              COTTONWOOD — A slow start turned into Prairie’s 11th victory of the season, as the Pirates prevailed over Potlatch 3-1 (25-27, 26-24, 25-22, 25-18) Monday night, Oct. 12, at PHS. The Lewiston Tribune reported strong performances by Madison Shears (15 kills) and Delanie Lockett (10 digs).

                                The Knights of Columbus are accepting teams and sponsors for their upcoming golf event Oct. 17 at Grangeville Country Club. Sign up at 9:30 a.m. that Saturday and shot gun start is at 10:30 a.m. Fee is $100 per person. First place prize is $600; trophy hats for top three. Teams are foursomes…

                                  COTTONWOOD — Clearwater Valley’s Preston Amerman (19:31) placed first among the boys at Prairie’s home meet last Saturday, Oct. 10, which also drew runners from Nezperce. Other top placers were Cole Seiler (20:14) for NHS and Wyatt Anderberg (20:29) for CV.

                                    KAMIAH — Genesee found little room to run last Friday night, Oct. 9, but broke through the KHS kickoff coverage late in the second quarter and again against the Kamiah reserves during the fourth quarter. The Kubs met everything else Genesee did with ferocity, and won 72-14.

                                      Beginning immediately, TDS telecom company will be conducting fiber optic work along the Snake River from Captain John Creek up to Billy Creek in the Craig Mountain Wildlife Management Area. Work will be primarily along the river between these two drainages so crews can attach fiber optic ca…

                                        The unusual circumstances brought on by COVID-19 made for two rare events last week, as the Clearwater Valley varsity football boys played road games Wednesday and Monday nights. The Rams beat Potlatch and Genesee those nights, holding off the Loggers 18-16 Oct. 7 and trouncing the Bulldogs …

                                          LAPWAI — As they have done to every other team they’ve played so far, the Prairie football boys blew out Lapwai last Friday night, Oct. 9. The 78-22 final score marked the second consecutive week PHS has put up more than 70, and marked the fifth time the Pirates have won by 40-plus this fall.

                                            GRANGEVILLE — While taking precautions against the COVID-19 coronavirus, St. Maries bagged recent sports activities including football games Oct. 2, Oct. 9 and Oct. 16 — which tanked Grangeville’s homecoming football game last Friday night, and which leaves St. Maries higher-ranked than Gran…

                                              With the Oct. 10 hunting holiday coming up this week, Idaho Department of Fish & Game sent out a reminder that it deploys decoys in areas where there’s a history of illegal hunting.

                                              Bulldog of the Week

                                                The flat, hard fields in Post Falls will make it easier for goalies than most of the fields the Grangeville girls have played on this fall, but the same qualities that make for predictable bounces might make for more scoring chances overall, as 3A soccer players from across north and North C…

                                                  COTTONWOOD — Before the Prairie-Kamiah game last Friday night, Oct. 2, the matchup had the look of a Whitepine League classic, as the teams had both arrived at the season’s halfway point with unblemished records. The Kubs had shown scoring punch in three of their wins and had shown grit agai…

                                                  Prairie’s Brody Hasselstrom ran for six touchdowns on the way to a 72-6 win last Friday night, Oct. 2. Kamiah’s Colton Sams scored a touchdown late in the game last against Prairie.

                                                  HORSESHOE BEND — Salmon River got 182 yards on 21 runs by Garret Shepherd, who scored four touchdowns, but the host Mustangs topped SRHS 62-26 Friday night. The Savages were once again without standout running back and linebacker Justin Whitten, who coach Ty Medley hopes may be able to retur…

                                                    KOOSKIA — Dylan Pickering ran for 261 yards on 18 attempts, and totaled four touchdowns behind a dominant performance from CV’s offensive line. After allowing a touchdown on the Wildcats’ first play from scrimmage, CV’s defensive line contained Lapwai standout Titus Yearout, and the Rams wen…

                                                      With the Oct. 10 hunting holiday coming up this week, Idaho Department of Fish & Game sent out a reminder that it deploys decoys in areas where there’s a history of illegal hunting.

                                                      GENESEE — The Grangeville volleyball girls took a bite out of the Whitepine League powerhouse hosts, but after narrowly holding on to the first game and after Grangeville swiped the second, Genesee held on to win 3-1 (28-26, 23-25, 25-16, 25-13) last Saturday, Oct. 3. GHS hosted Clearwater V…

                                                      The Grangeville soccer girls won both ends of a two-day home-and-home with Priest River, posting a 3-0 road win last Friday, Oct. 2, and holding their ground 9-2 on Oct. 3 at GHS. Naomi Connolley scored twice during the road game, with Mia Rioux notching the second during that contest.

                                                      KOOSKIA — The Prairie volleyball girls closed out September by taking one set away from the Whitepine League leader during a 3-1 loss at Troy last week, and added two league wins of their own with a six-set sweep of a double-header at Clearwater Valley. Madison Shears booked 10 kills and she…

                                                      RIGGINS — Tri-Valley swept Salmon River Sept. 29 and Horsehoe Bend beat SRHS 3-1 (25-19, 26-24, 20-25, 25-6) last Friday, Oct. 2. Salmon River is set to host Nezperce on Thursday, Oct. 8, and Cascade on Friday, Oct. 9. The Savages’ last regular season game is slated Oct. 13 at Council, with …

                                                        GRANGEVILLE — With St. Maries having canceled a football game last Friday due to the COVID-19 coronavirus, and with their soccer boys quarantined through Oct. 11, according to the Coeur d’Alene Press, the Lumberjacks won’t be able to play at GHS Friday night, Oct. 9.

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