Wednesday, October 23, 2013


Community School girls’ soccer wins academic honor

     The Idaho High School Activities Association (IHSAA) last week revealed its 2013 Fall Sports Academic state champions—and the Community School girls’ soccer team from the Sun Valley independent school won the honor for girls’ soccer in the 3A/2A/1A division.

     Coach Kelly Feldman’s Cutthroats had a cumulative 3.732 grade point average to earn one of 26 academic state championship awards in soccer, volleyball, football and cross country given by the IHSAA and its official sponsor, United Dairymen of Idaho.


Results for KinderClimb kids

     The Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation announced the list of youngsters who completed the KinderClimb as part of the 35th annual Baldy Hill Climb event Oct. 12 at the base of Baldy’s Warm Springs ski run.

     Names and their ages are: Brody Simcoe, 8; Gillian Simcoe, 10; Matthew Carlin, 6; Sophie Smith, 6; Alexandra Thompson, 7; Owen Thompson, 4; Isabelle Thompson, 9; Amanda Dunn, 8; Tatum Ware, 7; Cami Reed, 2; Charlie Reed, 4; Julianna Seymour, 9; Jack Margolin, 5; Riley Siegel, 5 2/3; Owen Walker 7, Hadley Walker 4; and Ocean Larkey, 4 1/2.


WRHS plans winter team sport meetings

     Wood River High School athletic director John Rade has released the list of pre-season parent/player meetings for 2013-14 winter sports teams.

     Those in girls’ basketball will meet Monday, Oct. 28 at 6 p.m. in the high school commons area, Hailey. Tryouts and practices start Monday, Nov. 4, and the first game is Nov. 15.

     The boys’ basketball and wrestling meetings are both on Monday, Nov. 11 at 6 p.m. in the commons area. Boys’ basketball practices start Nov. 15 (jamboree Nov. 22 in Boise, first game Dec. 4 at home) and wrestling tryouts begin Nov. 18 (first meet Dec. 10 at home).


Middle school running finale

     Wood River Middle School cross country runners wrapped up their 2013 season during the Oct. 16 conference final footrace at Lake Walcott near Rupert. Both the boys’ and girls’ teams finished third overall, led by Kirsys Campbell (2nd place) and Dane Thompson (9th). Their coaches were Bill Cantrell and Kylie Anderson.

     Hailey placings were: 18—Carter Gerringa. 19—Malaunie Gerard and Hunter Barrow. 20—Emma Flolo. 21—Ellie Gorham and Jorgen Lawrence. 22—Karsyn Gerringa. 24—Dakota King-Hutton. 25—Ali Barney. 27—Stephen Roth. 44—James Cantrell. 47—Luke Dean. 54—Colby Nance.

     Sixth-grade runners were Lauren Roberts (9th), Anthony Corrales (25th), Jake Gorham (29th), Owen Holt (31st) and Isaac Gonzalez (37th).


Ice hockey referee clinic is Saturday in Ketchum

     Referee-in-chief Bobby Noyes has scheduled a USA Hockey Referee Clinic for Saturday, Oct. 26 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. based at the Atkinson Park Recreation room in Ketchum. There is an on-ice portion of the clinic, so bring full referee gear including a half-shield that is required of all officials this year, according to Noyes. The clinic will certify Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 officials. New applicants are welcome. For more information contact Noyes at

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