Here's a feature on Mead lineman James Volz (pictured above), who has overcome a health issue to succeed in athletics. In the classroom he's off-the-charts smart. This is the centerpiece feature of our Thursday Prep Page.
HERE are other links to Prep Page stories and miscellaneous items:
COLUMN: If you haven't watched a Coeur d'Alene football game, I would urge you to do so. The Vikings are a mighty fine team.
NOTEBOOK: John Owen resigns as West Valley's wrestling coach.
PICK 6: Here are my weekly prep football picks. I rebounded last week, going 5-1.
BRIEFLY: Lewis and Clark girls basketball standout Devyn Galland is headed to the University of Oregon.
ALSO: I'll be at the Albi doubleheader tonight. I'll post frequent tweets. You can follow me on Twitter at: srpreps