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A couple of area prep volleyball powers - Mead and Sandpoint - faced off in the Crossover Classic final Saturday with the Panthers prevailing in an entertaining match.
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Coeur d’Alene opened a 28-0 lead by halftime and was threatened in a 5A Inland Empire League win over visiting Lewiston.
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Misery loves company and Mike Vlahovich stooped to Greg Lee’s bumbling, stumbling level last week as both went 2-3. This week we feature six games.
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The Lake City football team put together its best game this season, knocking off Post Falls 20-0 in a 5A Inland Empire League opener Friday.
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Click the tab to see Greg Lee’s forecast of North Idaho football games this week.
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Gonzaga Prep rolled to a 42-12 win over Lake City in which talented running back Bishop Sankey rushed for 243 yards before being ejected early in the third quarter for allegedly throwing a punch.
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Here are the Washington prep column and the Idaho prep column. Here’s a feature on seniors Christina Johnson, Koko James, Piper Wahlin and Kaiti Lunde (left to right, picture above) on the tradition-rich Sandpoint volleyball team.
Click below to see Greg Lee’s picks for North Idaho football games.
The latest high school football predictions from Mike and Greg.
Click the tab below to see my weekly North Idaho football picks.
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Click below to see my picks for North Idaho football games this week.
Here is our season preview of area 5A, 4A and 3A volleyball teams. Click here to read the story.
Here is our season preview of area 5A, 4A and 3A soccer teams. Click here to read the story.
My weekly Panhandle Picks has found a new home.
For the past 14 years, you’ve been able to turn to the Prep Page for my weekly high school football predictions. But we just don’t have the space we once had, so starting this week and continuing through the playoffs, you can check them out at Sportslink.
So click the tab below and check out the picks.
What can we learn from the early high school football openers in North Idaho?
A lot I think. Click the tab below to read more.
Pictured above is Coeur d’Alene running back Zach Keiser, who had his way in the Vikings’ 57-7 win at Lakeland.
The Coeur d’Alene High football team ran away from Lakeland 57-7 in a season-opening game Friday.
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Here’s a link to a look at 5A and 4A Inland Empire League football.
Also, you’ll find our predictions and some other goodies here.
Lake City coach Van Troxel is pictured above.
Ready or not, a handful of North Idaho football teams have season openers this week.
For fun, use this thread to start talking about the early prospects for your team.
The Lake City softball team captured the 5A Region I championship Wednesday. Read about it here.
Knee surgery last fall in soccer sidelined Clark Fork’s Bailey Hewitt, keeping her from defending four state titles in track. But it won’t keep her from pursuing her passion at Oregon State University. Click here to read more.
Hewitt, who played soccer at Sandpoint, is pictured above.
Here’s a feature on Lake City hurdles standout Tanner Schalk that was published in the Handle Extra on Sunday.
Click the tab below to see the latest North Idaho Track Honor roll going into state-qualifying meets this week.
Here is a feature on Coeur d’Alene baseball standout J.J. Turbin, whose character far transcends his feats on the field and in the classroom.
Here is a column featuring an item on the 16th annual Jack Blair Memorial Washington/Idaho girls basketball game.
Here’s a link to a feature story in our Sunday Handle Extra on Timberlake standout jumper Travis Porter.
The Coeur d’Alene boys and girls track teams swept the Inland Empire League championships Tuesday. Read about it here.
Our Greater Spokane League prep writer, Mike Vlahovich, helped us out by staffing the Coeur d’Alene/Lake City softball twinbill. Read about the split here.
Here’s a feature on Lake City softball standout Jessica Ross, who continues her torrid hitting. She’s pictured above.
Click the tab below to see this week’s North Idaho Track Honor Roll. I couldn’t link to it from the Handle Extra. I updated the honor roll to include times/marks from weekend meets.
The Coeur d’Alene baseball team swept Lewiston on Saturday as the Vikings dedicated their field in honor of former coach Ted Page.
Here’s a feature story on Coeur d’Alene pitcher Amber Coburn that appeared in Sunday’s Handle Extra.
Also, here’s the first North Idaho track and field honor roll, which was published in Sunday’s Handle Extra.
The lead item in my column today is about Coeur d’Alene High basketball standout Kama Griffitts, who de-committed to Snow College and is now heading to North Idaho College.
Also, in a note about the District I All-Star game, Camille Reynolds of Lakeland won the 3-point shooting contest. I was given some incorrect information this week.
Pictured above is Kama Griffitts.