Category: Press Sports

Young AFHS grad takes over gym ownership

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer American Falls native Miguel Sanchez opened his first business, Gladiator Gym on Idaho Street in American Falls, just months after graduating from Idaho State University with an associate’s degree in business administration. He is…

Team roping

The annual “locals only” team roping competition kicked off the county fair on Monday, Aug. 1. Heading this calf is Jason Brower and the heeler is Tommy Hughes. Brower, along with Max Kuttler, won the show-down round. Receiving the overall…

Football team hosting “kickoff party”

The American Falls High School varsity football team is hosting a kickoff party, Saturday, Aug. 13, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the football stadium. The event costs $10 to get dinner and a picture with some of the football…

McClanahan to play for Colorado Northwestern

Stefani McClanahan, who became the second player in Rockland High School girls’ basketball to score over 1,000 points during her high school career, also became the second player to sign to play on the college level. She signed with Colorado…

High school rodeo finals began June 11

The Idaho High School Rodeo Association finals rodeo began Saturday, June 11, and continues for eight days at the Bannock County Fairgrounds. Held each year in Pocatello since 1997 the IHSRA Finals rodeo features the best high school rodeo competitors…

Sanchez comes home amid whirlwind of activity

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer A common sight returned to American Falls last week; Maria Sanchez was practicing soccer in the William Thomas Middle School soccer field. The soccer player, who plays professionally for the national Mexico U-20 team,…

Annual wrestling camp starts June 9

The 21st annual Reservoir Dog Wrestling Camp is slated to start Thursday, June 9, and run until Saturday, June 11, at the American Falls High School. The cost is $85 per wrestler and the fee includes all three sessions, all…

Robinson takes first in 300 meter hurdles

Rockland High School sophomore Jesica Robinson took first place in the 300 meter hurdles in the state championship meet on Saturday, May 21. She had a time of 47.36. She also took eighth in the 100 meter dash with a…