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FRIDAY, DEC. 23, 2016

Watson leaves Boise victorious again 

Here's a real nice report from by SR bud Greg Lee re: former Coeur d'Alene High football star Deon Watson. Watson, of course, was instrumental in UI's 61-50 win over Colorado State in the Potato Bowl. The last time Watson played in Boise? He helped Coeur d'Alene High win its 2nd straight high school 5A football championship.

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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 18, 2013

It's All In The (Amos) Family

Coeur d'Alene high school head football coach Shawn Amos and his son, quarterback Gunnar Amos, watch the defense in the second quarter of the game against Skyline at Coeur d'Alene high school last Friday. (Kathy Plonka) It was the dream of a little boy at...

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FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2013

PS: One Shot At A Time -- 5.24.13 

Kiersten Kerr, coach of the two-time champion Coeur d'Alene High Skeet & Trap Team, explains the photo and poster by Bruce Twitchell above: "We did just win state and our kids are very excited about it. The competition was in Boise on May 17th and...

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THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2013

Lee: CHS Officials Botched Leiss Case 

I’m not coming to the defense of Kent Leiss here. Not in the way you might think anyway. The Coeur d’Alene boys basketball coach who resigned under pressure with three games left in the regular season was essentially fired last week. From my vantage point...

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MONDAY, SEPT. 17, 2012

Skyline Destroys Viks' Win Streak 

University of Southern California-bound quarterback Max Browne operated with the precision of a surgeon in the first half. The 6-foot-5, 220-pounder completed 24 of 31 attempts for 380 yards and six touchdowns – all in the first half as the Spartans built a 50-13 lead....

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MONDAY, AUG. 6, 2012

Poll: '11 Viks Would Beat '06 LCHS

Per our first-ever weekly poll, 70.83 percent of the voters — keep in mind, it doesn’t allow the same IP address to vote twice — believe the the 2011 Coeur d’Alene Vikings would dispatch the 2006 Lake City Timberwolves. Both were recognized nationally and were...

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TUESDAY, JULY 31, 2012

VarsityCDA: Viks Look For Three-Peat

When Coeur d’Alene garnered its second consecutive 5A state championship last fall, the Vikings — sub varsity and varsity alike – developed a collective swagger. Program-wide undefeated seasons warranted that brand of confidence. Finishing No. 16 in the USA Today’s Super 25 poll amplified it....

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 2012

Viks, Skyline Set For Dream Game 

The Coeur d’Alene football team’s 2012 schedule already was going to be the toughest in school history. Now it’s been amped up another notch. It will be a clash of the Idaho and Washington big-school state champions when the Skyline Spartans of Sammamish take on...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 17, 2012

KT: Vik Fans Behave Badly At Game 

But the score of the game (51-48 in favor of Coeur d'Alene) has nothing to do with why I feel disappointed and somewhat embarrassed by my alma mater. The student section for the Vikings was filled with fans dressed in what could be described as...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 5, 2012

Lee: Viks Title Top INW Prep Story 

Greg Lee, the top prep scribe in the Inland Northwest, picks the undefeated run of the Coeur d'Alene Viks to a second consecutive state football title as the top 2011 high school story in the Inland Northwest. Writes Greg: "The Vikings were simply overpowering –...

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MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2011

Vik QB Chalich Commits To UIdaho 11 

Coeur d’Alene High quarterback Chad Chalich gave Idaho head coach Robb Akey an oral commitment Sunday night to accept a scholarship offer to play for the Vandals, Vikings coach Shawn Amos said. Chalich, who led the Vikings to the 5A state championship, had a home...

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MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2011

Viks Complete 2011 Season Perfect 

Chad Chalich will get his right foot fitted for a cast today and miss the first month of the basketball season. This after playing one final football game Friday when the Coeur d’Alene senior quarterback led the Vikings, top-ranked all season, to a repeat State...

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SATURDAY, NOV. 19, 2011

Coeur d'Alene Viks Repeat As Champs 

Chad Chalich will get his right foot fitted for a cast today and miss the first month of the basketball season. This after playing one final football game Friday when the Coeur d’Alene senior quarterback led the Vikings, top-ranked all season, to a repeat 5A...

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FRIDAY, NOV. 18, 2011

Viks Meet Eagle For Title Tonight 

Kerri Thoreson and talented Coeur d'Alene High QB Chad Chalich, who is wrapping up a successful career for the Viks met at KVNI HQ recently. Standing in the way of Coeur d’Alene High and a second straight state 5A football championship tonight is a team...

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FRIDAY, NOV. 11, 2011

Mother Nature, Capital Can't Stop Viks 

No one has been able to slow Coeur d’Alene High School’s dynamic passing game all fall. So Mother Nature took her shot Friday night. And like all of those who tried before, she failed, as the No. 1-ranked and unbeaten Vikings weathered cold temperatures, strong...

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MONDAY, NOV. 7, 2011

Coeur d'Alene Viks Crack Top 25 

That first-round playoff win over Mountain View Friday has pushed the Coeur d'Alene High Viks into the national Top 25 poll of USA Today. Don Bosco Prep of Ramsey, N.J., is ranked No. 1 in the national poll of high school football teams. Bellevue High...

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TUESDAY, OCT. 4, 2011

Booster's Top 10 List Rips Moscow 

Chris Costa, Coeur d'Alene Booster Club president, has created a hubbub from Bonners Ferry to Moscow by emailing around this Top 10 list (a la David Letterman) re: reasons Moscow decided to play Coeur d'Alene Friday: 9. Got tired of TV news reporters showing up...

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SATURDAY, OCT. 1, 2011

Will Moscow Face Viks For Homecoming? 

The Coeur d'Alene High School Vikings football teams has racking up a 5-0 record so far this season, but some parents of their next opponent - the Moscow Bears - are concerned about their kids' safety.The Vikings are one of the top ranked teams in...

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THURSDAY, SEPT. 29, 2011

Moscow Reluctant To Play Viks 23 

Huckleberries hears -- and sports scribe Greg Lee has confirmed -- that 4A Moscow is trying to back out of its game at 5A Coeur d'Alene a week from tomorrow Friday. It was going to be CdA's homecoming game. Greg Lee is on the phone...

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SATURDAY, FEB. 26, 2011

Vik Wrestlers Repeat As State Champions 

There are no game-winning field goals in wrestling, no buzzer-beating jump shots nor walk-off home runs. But on Saturday afternoon at the Idaho Center, Coeur d’Alene senior Caleb Davis got a chance to be the hero. As he and Caldwell senior Tim Hartwig took the...

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SATURDAY, FEB. 19, 2011

Lewiston's Karlee Wilson (2) strips the ball away from Coeur d' Alene's Kyeli Parker (12) during the first half in the 5A Girls State Championship high school basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011, in Nampa, Idaho. (Matt Cilley / Fr117486 Ap)

Lewiston Stops CdA For 5A Girls Title

Lewiston's Karlee Wilson (2) strips the ball away from Coeur d' Alene's Kyeli Parker (12) during the first half in the 5A Girls State Championship high school basketball game tonight in Nampa. The Bengals are state champions for the first time since 1976. Last year,...

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Viks Seek 4th Straight Girls State Title 

Lewiston (21-3) will play three-time reigning champion Coeur d’Alene (20-5) — a 56-36 winner against Highland — in a rematch of last year’s championship game at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Idaho Center. “Every year, you expect to reach the state tournament, and it takes...

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SATURDAY, DEC. 11, 2010

Vik QB Wins 5A Player Of Year Honors 

It only took Chad Chalich one season to coax enough votes out of Idaho’s 5A football coaches to earn player of the year honors. He hopes to validate those votes next season. “I have another year to prove that I deserved this honor,” said Chalich,...

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MONDAY, NOV. 22, 2010

AM: Viks Bop Centennial For Title

Coeur d'Alene High quarterback Chad Chalich passes the ball against Centennial during an Idaho state high school state championship football game on Thursday at the Kibbie Dome on UI's campus in Moscow. After leading 14-7 at half, the Viks defense stopped Centennial cold in the...

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FRIDAY, NOV. 19, 2010

Nov 16, 2010 - Coeur d'Alene running back Zack Keiser runs the ball against Centennial during an Idaho state high school state championship football game on Thursday, Nov 19, 2010, at the Kibbie Dome on UI's campus in Moscow, ID.   TYLER TJOMSLAND The Spokesman Review (Tyler Tjomsland)

Viks Capture 5A Football Title 28-7

Coeur d'Alene running back Zack Keiser runs the ball against Centennial during an Idaho state high school state championship football game on Thursday at the Kibbie Dome on UI's campus in Moscow. See Greg Lee's game Twitter below. (SR photo: Tyler Tjomsland)“You can’t describe it,”...

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