Category: Press Sports

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…

Twelve head to state for AFHS

American Falls High School will be well represented in the state track and field championships, with 12 students heading to state. The 100 meter relay team took first in the district tournament. The team included Kodee Vining, Coleton Adamson, Luis…

Senior night ends in loss

The American Falls Lady Beaver softball team ended their season at home Wednesday, May 4, against Snake River in a district rivalry matchup. Senior night was held that day as well. Snake River has been a dominant team throughout the…

High school rodeo rides in American Falls

by Daniel Moore Press Staff Writer The high school rodeo team of American Falls, Aberdeen and Rockland had home turf advantage this last weekend at the American Falls Fairgrounds on Friday and Saturday, April 29 and 30. On Friday, Jacey…

Rodeos underway for local rodeo team

Rodeos for the American Falls, Aberdeen and Rockland high school rodeo team are underway, with four rodeos already held in Pocatello and American Falls rodeos starting this weekend. The rodeo team is twice are large this year as last year,…

Rockland track finishes two meets in one week

Rockland track and field finished a busy week with meets in Aberdeen and Soda Springs. In Aberdeen, Jesica Robinson dominated the sprinting, coming in first in the 100 meter race with a time of 13.22 and fourth in the 200…

Wrestler VJ Giulio helps win NCAA championship

VJ Giulio, a 2011 graduate of American Falls High School, is a member of the 2015-16 St. Cloud State University men’s wrestling team that won its second straight Division II NCAA Championship. The 197-pound redshirt senior is a key contributor…