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Idaho high school football begins play tonight

Ten North Idaho prep football teams get a head start on area teams with season-opening games this weekend including two games involving area 5A teams.

Two-time defending 5A state champion Coeur d’Alene opens tonight at 4A Skyview in Nampa while Lake City treks to Eagle, the 2011 5A state runner-up. Both games begin at 6 PDT.

In other games tonight, Kootenai is at Wallace, St. Maries travels to Kellogg and Moscow goes to Grangeville.

Saturday, Bonners Ferry travels to Libby, Mont., and there’s a doubleheader in the Kibbie Dome featuring Mullan against Timberline at 3 p.m., followed by Clark Fork against Lewis County at 5.


Emilee Cordon and the North Idaho College women’s soccer team opened the season with a 4-0 win over Western Wyoming.

Cordon scored three goals and Kellsi Parson one. Aubree Mercier had three assists.