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The Knights of Columbus are accepting teams and sponsors for their upcoming golf event Oct. 17 at Grangeville Country Club. Sign up at 9:30 a.m. that Saturday and shot gun start is at 10:30 a.m. Fee is $100 per person. First place prize is $600; trophy hats for top three. Teams are foursomes…

The high school rodeo season will resume in the spring, having held the last local event of the fall last Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 10-11 at Grangeville Border Days Arena. District III, which includes Idaho County, boasted competitors from Potlatch to Emmett this fall. The Idaho County parti…

COTTONWOOD — Clearwater Valley’s Preston Amerman (19:31) placed first among the boys at Prairie’s home meet last Saturday, Oct. 10, which also drew runners from Nezperce. Other top placers were Cole Seiler (20:14) for NHS and Wyatt Anderberg (20:29) for CV.

Reduced-price deer and elk tags will go on sale at 10 a.m. MT Dec. 1, under new rules the Idaho Fish and Game Commission advanced for legislative approval in 2021.

COTTONWOOD — A slow start turned into Prairie’s 11th victory of the season, as the Pirates prevailed over Potlatch 3-1 (25-27, 26-24, 25-22, 25-18) Monday night, Oct. 12, at PHS. The Lewiston Tribune reported strong performances by Madison Shears (15 kills) and Delanie Lockett (10 digs).

LAPWAI — As they have done to every other team they’ve played so far, the Prairie football boys blew out Lapwai last Friday night, Oct. 9. The 78-22 final score marked the second consecutive week PHS has put up more than 70, and marked the fifth time the Pirates have won by 40-plus this fall.

WEIPPE — A 20:04 finish at Deyo Reservoir put Clearwater Valley’s Preston Amerman in second place at the third annual Spartan Invitational on Sept. 28.

KOOSKIA — The Prairie volleyball girls closed out September by taking one set away from the Whitepine League leader during a 3-1 loss at Troy last week, and added two league wins of their own with a six-set sweep of a double-header at Clearwater Valley. Madison Shears booked 10 kills and she…

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One day, David Wolfe of Kooskia found himself with a couple of unplanned days and a decision to make: Wait for the mail flight for a ride back to Dixie, where he had parked – or, hike back. Having taken care of his caretaking duties at Campbells Ferry, and having hunted decades earlier in the […]

By Brian Pearson Idaho Fish and Game All unclaimed tags, along with controlled hunt tags no one applied for, will be available in a second drawing, with the application period running from from Aug. 5 through Aug. 15. Successful applicants for the second drawing will be notified by Aug. 25. After the second drawing, any […]

The Idaho Field Archery Association (IFAA) state unmarked 3D shoot is being held in conjunction with the a club shoot Aug. 8 shoot at the Camas Prairie Bowmen Range. IFAA members will shoot for state awards. The 27th Annual Camas Prairie Bowmen Spring Fling 3D Shoot was postponed this spring and has been rescheduled Aug. […]

By Andrew Ottoson Idaho County Free Press Nowadays, Shelby Cloninger is a pro. While European women’s basketball pro leagues – like so much else in the world – have been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Cloninger and two of her pro teammates are on this side of the Atlantic. So, last week, they put together […]

The Idaho State High School Rodeo Finals were held in Blackfoot, June 14-20. Representing Grangeville High School were Colby Canaday in pole bending, Emmy Williams in goat tying, Reed Akins in calf roping and team roping, and Dani Akins in breakaway roping, barrel racing, and team roping. Clearwater Valley High representatives were Luke Olsen in […]

After completing the final District 3 High School Rodeo for the 2019-2020 school year in Council, Idaho, this past weekend, area contestants qualifying for the Idaho State Finals by placing 1st-6th at the district level are as follows: Grangeville High School Senior Dani Aiken, 1st barrel racing, 6th in breakaway roping, 5th/6th split in goat […]

By Roger Phillips IF&G Public Information Supervisor Idaho Fish and Game has closed Chinook fishing in the Clearwater River system, and terminated fishing on portions of the Salmon River and the Little Salmon River as of May 17. Fishing days per week were also reduced after May 17 on sections of Salmon and Little Salmon […]

The Kamiah Gun Club is very excited to announce they will be back in business next Sunday, May 24. To those who might not know and are ready for an excuse to get out of the house, the club shoots “trap” every Sunday starting around 9 a.m. and is open to EVERYONE, no matter the […]

On Monday, May 4, the Central Idaho League (CIL) voted to cancel league play for 2020 due to COVID-19 related issues. The CIL governs Babe Ruth and Cal Ripken (live arm). Kamiah Youth Recreation Association (KYRA) manages our Cal Ripken league as part of the CIL. Machine Pitch and Tee Ball fall under KYRA alone […]

Kamiah School District will be taking part in the statewide “Be the Light” event. This is an event to honor the 2020 senior class, families, coaches and spring sport athletes. This Friday, April 10, at 8:20 p.m. (20:20 military time) the Bob Squires Sports Complex field lights will be turned on. “The lights are a […]

High Rollers 3/17/20 – Team Standings: Dale & Jill’s 314-206, Jacobs Lumber 263-257, Should a Been 262½-257½, The Ranchers 261½-258½, Tuesdays R Us 248½-271½, Kamiah Hotel Bar 210½-309½. Team High Game: Jacobs Lumber 841, Dale & Jill’s 815, The Ranchers 794. Team High Series: Jacobs Lumber 2340, Dale & Jill’s 2305, Kamiah Hotel Bar 2231. […]

In response to COVID-19, the Idaho High School Activities Association has announced the suspension of sanctioned sports and activities for all its member schools effective March 17 to April 5. “Implementing cancellations and/or suspension is taken in part with consultation with public health officials to implement best practices in slowing the spread of COVID-19 and […]

High Rollers 3/10/20 – Team Standings: Dale & Jill’s 309-191, The Ranchers 254½-245½, Should a Been 249½-250½, Jacobs Lumber 248-252, Tuesdays R Us 241½-258½, Kamiah Hotel Bar 197½-302½. Team High Game: Should a Been 797, Dale & Jill’s 795, Jacobs Lumber 786. Team High Series: Dale & Jill’s 2369, Should a Been 2312, Jacobs Lumber […]

Wallace-Kellogg shot a perfect 75 Sunday to win the annual Camas Prairie Trap Shoot for the second time in three years. Defending champion Cottonwood settled for a tie for 11th place but managed a 74.50 in the final week. Orofino-Pierce finished second and Wenatchee finished third. Also shooting 75 on the final day were Caldwell […]

By Peter DuPre The Clearwater Progress Two CVHS students received the accolades of their schoolmates on Feb. 26 during their signing ceremony in front of packed auditorium filled with cheering students. The students, both seniors, are each getting full, one-year athletic scholarships to attend the colleges they have chosen. The scholarships can be renewed for […]

It’s been a good season for the Rams wrestling team this year. The team competed hard and strong all season and earned a slot at the state wrestling championships in Nampa last week. All 10 members of the team qualified for the tournament and wrestled their best at the Ford Center. Two of the team, […]

The Kubs’ typical second half surge once more propelled them to victory, this time in a regional elimination contest last week. The Wallace Miners were the latest victim of the comeback Kubs, falling 48-39. Playing on a somewhat neutral court at North Idaho College at Post Falls on Feb. 27, Kamiah opened the scoring with […]

Hard work, talent and a little luck combined this past Saturday in Weiser when the Kubs squeezed out a 42-41 victory against Butte County, moving them onto round one of the state tournament against Ambrose at Vallivue High School in Caldwell tonight. The game was in its final seconds when a shot by Butte’s Sage […]

Although starting out with a little less than a full head of steam at the 1A Division 1 tournament on Feb. 24 at Lewis-Clark State College, the Kubs got their game up to speed quickly. A strong performance by lead scorer Sam Brisbois, the game’s star player resulted in 27 points, with 9 out of […]

A strong performance by the CVHS wrestling team at Potlatch on Feb, 22 qualified the Rams for the state playoffs being held in Nampa on Feb. 28 at the Ford Center. According to Coach Carlos Martinez, all the team wrestled hard and the fact that the school is sending 10 students to the tournament is […]

High Rollers 2/18/20 – Team Standings: Dale & Jill’s 264-176, Jacobs Lumber 231-209, Tuesdays R Us 228½-211½, The Ranchers 217-223, Should a Been 214½-225½, Kamiah Hotel Bar 165-275. Team High Game: Dale & Jill’s 815, Should a Been 815, The Ranchers 808. Team High Series: The Ranchers 2403, Should a Been 2351, Tuesdays R Us […]

Wallace-Kellogg fired a perfect 75 during week seven of the Camas Prairie Trap Shoot and narrowed the lead of Orofino-Pierce. The margin between first and second is only 0.25 points. Also shooting 75s Sunday were Boise, Grangeville, Malden-Pine and third-place Wenatchee, which trails the leader by 1.25 points. Three weeks remain in the competition. Week […]

Clearwater Valley’s season ended in a 63-51 loss to Genesee last week in the 1A Division 1 District tournament at Lewiston. Genesee built a 29-25 halftime lead, only to see the Rams rally in the third quarter and take a one-point lead. But some big shots by the Bulldogs and ill-fated turnovers by the Rams […]

Clearwater Valley just could not find enough offense to keep pace with league juggernaut Lapwai in the opening round of the 1A Division 1 District tourney on Tuesday. Lapwai won 68-48. Lapwai jumped out to an early lead with a 22-11 opening quarter. CV hung around in the second quarter as the pace slowed down. […]

Orofino-Pierce climbed to first place during week six of the 10-week Camas Prairie Trap Shoot. The club shot a perfect 75 on Sunday for the third straight week. Wallace-Kellogg fell to second place after shooting 73. Wenatchee recorded a 75 to jump to third place. Week 6 results Overall team scores: Orofino-Pierce 447.75, Wallace-Kellogg 446.00, […]

Clearwater Valley participated in the Lake City JV tournament last week. The tourney was for freshmen and JV wrestlers. CV took seven boys to wrestle. Freshmen wrestlers Keyan Boller (98) and Anthony Fabbi (113) placed first. Landon Olsen (106), Tristin Dominguez (138), and Anthony Carter (152) all placed fourth. Olsen and Dominguez are juniors and […]

Despite nailing eight three pointers, Kamiah fell in the opening round of the 1A Division 1 District tourney to Troy, 65-61. The teams split their two league games and this contest was another close one that came down to the final quarter. Troy took a 30-28 lead into the half and extended that with a […]

Railroaders 2/9/20 – Team Standings: Maggie Creek 52-36, Beer 30 Tap Room 50-38, Nature’s Spirit 47-51, Bowling Stones 42-46, S&S Welding 39-49, Simmons Sanitation 34-54. Team High Game: Nature’s Spirit 833, Simmons Sanitation 778, Maggie Creek 766. Team High Series: Nature’s Spirit 2331, Bowling Stones 2255, Maggie Creek 2198. Ind. High Game Men: Thomas Lamphere […]

Clearwater Valley’s shot at the buzzer was off the mark giving downriver rival Kamiah a dramatic 57-55 win Feb. 11. Kamiah led 56-55 with nine seconds left when junior Jace Sams was fouled and went to the line for two free throws. Sams connected on one of two. Kamiah (13-7) elected to use a full […]

The top two clubs in the Camas Prairie Trap Shoot both shot perfect 75s Sunday during week five of the 10-week shoot. Wallace-Kellogg protected its slim lead with an overall 373 score. Orofino-Pierce sits at second with 372.75. Week 5 results Overall team scores: Wallace/Kellogg 373.00, Orofino-Pierce 372.75, Hermiston 372.00, Culdesac 370.23, Wenatchee 370.00, Boise […]

Kamiah came within a point of pulling off a dramatic upset in the 1A-D1 district basketball tournament at Lewiston last week. A tough judgment call by a referee at the buzzer ended Kamiah’s season as Potlatch prevailed 45-44. Potlatch methodically extended its lead in each of the first three quarters and seemed prepped to cruise […]

The Lady Rams’ season concluded with a 55-23 loss to Genesee in a loser out game in the 1A Div. 1 District II tournament at Lewiston Feb. 10. Genesee outscored the Rams in every quarter and also had a sizable advantage in free throw attempts: 21 to CV’s 8. CV ends the season with a […]

Clearwater Valley hung with one of the state’s best Class 1A teams for three quarters, but couldn’t contain Lapwai’s Titus Yearout, who dropped 40 points on the Rams. CV trailed 43-40 entering the fourth when Lapwai erupted for 25 points and a 68-54 win at Kooskia, Feb. 8. Laban Francis led CV with 21 points […]

High Rollers 2/4/20 – Team Standings: Dale & Jill’s 250-150, Jacobs Lumber 216-184, Tuesdays R Us 201-199, Should a Been 193½-206½, The Ranchers 190-210, Kamiah Hotel Bar 149½-250½. Team High Game: Tuesdays R Us 850, Should a Been 828, Jacobs Lumber 826. Team High Series: Tuesdays R Us 2345, Should a Been 2396, The Ranchers […]

One might have expected the district tournament matchup between No. 5 seed Clearwater Valley and No. 4 seed Troy to follow the same script as their league contests. Not so. The teams split their two meetings with CV winning by 4 at Troy and Troy beating the Rams at Kooskia by 3. Troy tore up […]

The rebuilding Kamiah Kubs had a monumental task in facing the No. 2 seed Prairie Pirates in opening action of the girls 1A-D1 District II tournament at Lewiston Tuesday evening. Prairie (16-3) entered the contest on a seven-game win streak and carried a season average win margin of more than 32 points. They crushed Kamiah […]

The Clearwater Valley Rams dropped their 10th league contest with a 64-50 road defeat against Genesee. CV played a close first quarter, trailing 15-12. The second quarter proved pivotal as Genesee went on a 16-7 run. The teams played almost basket for basket in the second half. CV’s Laban Francis led all scorers with 26, […]