Idaho Youth Baseball games are in full swing in the region, with competitions being held in Grangeville at Lions Park. Competitors here were pictured at a game on June 4 between the Gortsema Motors and Pizza Factory teams.

      KAMIAH -- The 2019 Kamiah Rodeo celebration is set for Saturday and Sunday, June 15-16, at the Clearwater Valley Roundup Association (CVRA) rodeo grounds on Hill Street in Kamiah. 

      The Camas Prairie Zephyrs beat Sandpoint 6-5 during the first game of their American Legion baseball season last Saturday, June 1, and the locals had a sweep in their sights entering the fifth inning of the late game.

        Grangeville Youth Soccer is offering a discount for early registration, June 1-30, for fall soccer this year. The fall program is for boys and girls ages 3-14. During June, the fee is $30 for the first child and $25 for each additional. The fees go up to $35/$30 in July and $45 per child Aug…

        The first day of the 1A state track and field meet in Middleton began with pouring rain and wind, which added to the challenge of the competition. Despite the tough conditions, four local pole vaulters placed in the top eight. Martha Smith of Clearwater Valley placed 5th in the girls competi…

        “We worked all season for that,” Grangeville sophomore catcher Tori Ebert said of the Bulldogs’ 2A state baseball tournament semifinal game, which Melba won 1-0. “Our hopes were pretty high. We all wanted it pretty bad. They played a really good game. We played the same really good game they…

          Clearwater Valley’s Mikaela Herrick and Jarret Nuxoll had earned a bye into the second round of the 3A state mixed doubles tennis tournament held May 17-18 in Boise, and they rattled off back-to-back wins over duos out of Weiser and Parma to reach the title round. In the final they met a Fru…

          Prairie’s girls 4x400 relay team trailed Liberty Charter’s by the end of that race at the day’s end, but the Pirates — Ellea Uhlenkott, Jordyn Higgins, Sierra McWilliams and Theresa Wemhoff — had already become state champions.

          OROFINO — With a runner on second in the bottom of the eighth, Melba’s Henry Clark banged a curve ball to score the only run either team allowed during the 2A state baseball semifinal last Saturday afternoon, May 18. As consolation games had been called off due to rain, Grangeville’s season …

          Due to a rain-out today in Orofino, Grangeville will play Melba tomorrow afternoon. This game is penciled for 1:30 p.m., but it could start much earlier. There are seven games remaining in the 2A state tournament, with the second round to start at 7 a.m. tomorrow morning at OHS. The last gam…

            Just 16 years after he and Geno Bonnalie won the annual Walt Luman Memorial Golf Tournament in Grangeville as teenagers, Joel Dahmen of Clarkston is back in the limelight due to his second place finish at some important “tournament” earlier this month. In 19 “tournaments” this season, accord…

              GRANGEVILLE – GHS girls varsity head coach Michelle Barger and players will be hosting a basketball camp for girls of grades K-8 to focus on fundamentals, teamwork and fun June 3-5. Cost is $40. Contact Barger, 208-983-8005.

                The Grangeville Youth Football League for youth entering grades 3-6 this fall is accepting registrations. Fee is $50, but scholarships are available as organizers want “to make sure all youth who want to play have the opportunity regardless of money.” Forms are available at the GEMS and SPPS…

                  It comes as no surprise Grangeville senior Chase Adkison has been named Central Idaho League player of the year. But with the CIL coaches recognizing a total of 10 players, here are nine other names to know – all first-team picks: Thomas Reynolds, Hunter Schoo and Michael Woods of Grangevill…

                  Clearwater Valley's Melanie Gianopulos (left) took first place and the district's top state berth in the 3,200 with a time of 12:20.46 on Friday, May 10.

                  The Clearwater Valley boys carried a 4-3 lead into the fifth inning against Lapwai during the 1A District II tournament consolation final Saturday, May 11, but Lapwai used a lead double and two walks to put the go-ahead runs in scoring position. Pictured, a Lapwai player got his hand underne…

                  Potlatch took the 1A District II baseball title Saturday, May 11, in Orofino, with a 5-2 win over Prairie. Pictured, Pirates second baseman Connor Schwartz looks to tag a Potlatch runner, who beat the play for a stolen base.

                  The Clearwater Valley boys had Prairie in a tough spot after Tyce Pfefferkorn scored the go-ahead run on a close play at the plate (pictured). Prairie countered with a nine-run seventh amid a stretch of sloppy play by the CV defense, blowing open what had been a tight contest. Having prevail…

                    Grangeville’s softball season came down to the bottom of the seventh last Thursday, May 9, the Lewiston Tribune reported, but St. Maries scored three to advance to the play-in round. The GHS girls had led from the start, but nine errors and 11 St. Maries hits caught up with them in the end. …

                      The Prairie boys are on to play Clearwater Valley at 3:30 p.m. today in Orofino, having smashed Genesee 11-0 with doubles by Tate Berdoy, Dean Johnson, Carson Forsman and a home run by Chase Kaschmitter during a district play-in earlier this week.

                        Bar X Ranches, LLC., has scheduled a rodeo June 15-16 in Kamiah, with entries to open May 15 at 509-679-1243 or barxranches@gmail.com. Kids events that Sunday are $25 to enter, and the main events are $60 to enter. Events include mutton busting, breakaway roping, chute dogging, junior bull r…

                          The annual White Bird Rodeo is coming up June 14-15, with entries to be called in June 3 at 208-845-2051 or made online at enterup.biz. New this year, the rodeo is accepting double entries in rough stock, including novice events, ranch bronc riding and steer wrestling.

                            The final day for prospective players to sign up for the 2019 season of the Camas Prairie Zephyrs American Legion baseball team is set for May 29. A hamburger feed for players and parents will be held that evening at 6 p.m. at the Idaho County Veterans Outreach and Community Center in order …

                              Grangeville’s Chase Adkison closed out his fourth regular season last Saturday, May 4, with his 38th career double, which topped the school record that had stood at 37 since Cory Walter made the mark in 1989.

                                OROFINO — The Clearwater Valley boys wound up holding on to second place in the Whitepine League, and in so doing secured a bye for the first round of the 1A District II baseball tournament to be played May 10-11 at OHS.

                                Having fumbled away the Central Idaho League title late last month, the Grangeville boys took vengeance on their rivals during the district tournament, advancing to state with a 13-7 win at St. Maries Legion Field Monday, May 6.

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