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Sandpoint High alumnus Luke Mayville led Medicaid initiative effort

Luke Mayville was a junior at Sandpoint High School when the 9/11 attacks happened in September of 2001, and his English teacher, Marianne Love, encouraged the quiet, high-performing student to read his essay on the attacks in front of a school assembly just a few days later.

Police advise assault charge in fight at U-Hi football camp

Spokane Valley police are recommending a fourth-degree misdemeanor assault charge against a Coeur d’Alene football player who allegedly ripped a helmet off a Sandpoint player and hit him with it during a camp scrimmage Thursday. Sandpoint and Coeur d’Alene were scrimmaging during a Border League camp held at University High School. Police were called to the school after the Sandpoint player was injured. Both players are minors.

Cda football player may be charged with assault

Spokane Valley police are recommending a fourth-degree misdemeanor assault charge against a Coeur d’Alene High School football player who allegedly ripped the helmet off a Sandpoint High player and hit him with it during a camp scrimmage Thursday. Sandpoint and Coeur d’Alene were scrimmaging during a Border League camp held at University High School in Spokane Valley. Police were called to the school after the Sandpoint player was injured. Both players are minors.

Fallen soldier from Sandpoint honored

BOISE – Only one name was added to Idaho’s Fallen Soldier Memorial on Sept. 11 this year – that of David Lyon of Sandpoint, who was killed in Afghanistan in December. It was “one too many,” Chaplain Jim Kennedy said at Thursday’s state ceremony.

Students serve community through STCU project

When Dishman Hills High School student Andru Maughan hand delivered a bag of storybooks and stuffed animals to a patient in Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital, he knew from the smile on the child’s face that he had made a difference. “Even though she didn’t speak English, I didn’t need a translator for me to understand her, because I knew what she was saying. I knew from all of her expressions that she was grateful,” Maughan said.

Passing along life’s lessons

Lindy Lewis knows all about jumping outside her comfort zone. She also knows sometimes life pushes you there whether you’re ready to jump or not.

Students to pay, work for prank

Twenty-nine Sandpoint High School students are paying the price – in labor and sawbucks – for a senior class prank that vandalized school property. If the students complete 15 hours of volunteer work before graduation, they will still be allowed to walk at commencement ceremonies, according to the school district. The students also have been asked to pay for nearly $1,000 in damage.

Sandpoint rallies past Kavemen in state soccer tournament

The Sandpoint girls soccer team took the dramatic route in its State 4A tournament opener Thursday afternoon. It’s a path first-year coach Julie Pitre is all too familiar with, but she is thankful her team eventually found its way.

U.N. class plans trip to New York City

For most students, school has only been in session a few weeks. But the students enrolled in Sandpoint High School’s Model United Nation’s class have been hard at work since the beginning of summer. “The students have been busy with fundraising activities and are preparing for the third annual International Evening event,” said teacher Debbie Smith. The fundraising event is a celebration of world culture with students dressed in international costumes, serving appetizers associated with various parts of the world and auctioning items to help raise money for their trip to New York City in the spring to attend the Model United Nations Conference.

Head injuries taken seriously in teen sports

It was a little over two years ago when the caller ID on my phone told me immediately something was wrong. It was the coach of my son’s soccer team. They were traveling in Europe, and when my phone rang it was the middle of the night in Italy – a sign that there was not good news on the other end. My then 13-year-old son, a goalie, had been injured in a game. He had been kicked in the head, momentarily knocked unconscious, was confused and had been admitted to an Italian hospital to undergo tests. The repercussions of the head injury – which included occasional stuttering – lasted several weeks.

Reaching for the sky

If there is one lesson 18-year-old A.J. Smith has already learned, it is that attitude is everything. “Life is full of good and bad things, but life will only get you down if you let it,” said the Sandpoint High School senior.

Sandpoint High student nurtures growing love of writing

For Sandpoint High School junior Jesse Webster Merwin, love of writing began at an early age. “I grew up having my mom and papa read to me,” said Jesse. “When I was 8 years old, I started to write stories. A friend and I wrote a 12-page mystery back then.”

Bulldogs’ No. 1 fans

As soon as the Sandpoint High School football team qualified for the state championship last month, Barb Hecker went into action. The mother of senior running back Cody Hecker organized a charter bus to bring as many fans as possible to the championship game at the Kibbie Dome in Moscow.

Sandpoint soccer doubly victorious

It was double the pleasure for the Sandpoint High School boys and girls soccer teams at the State 4A tournaments last weekend. The Sandpoint boys captured their seventh state title this decade, and second straight, while the Sandpoint girls, after two years in the 5A classification, returned to their state championship ways, collecting their fifth this decade.

Sandpoint stealing volleyball show

Here’s all you need to know about North Idaho high school volleyball – Sandpoint. Sandpoint will dominate all area teams this fall. The Bulldogs are heavily favored to capture an eighth state championship this decade.

Bar set high for dancers

Cindy Smith doesn’t fool around when it comes to coaching the Sandpoint High School dance team. She sets her expectations high and the young women whom she instructs always rise to the occasion. It is because of those expectations and hard work that the dance team from this small North Idaho community consistently places near the top in state competitions.