Wednesday, May 21, 2014


Ketchum Coed Soccer League seeks players

     The 2014 season of the Ketchum Coed Soccer League debuts on Wednesday, June 11 and runs each Wednesday evening through Aug. 13 on Wood River Valley soccer fields.

     Sign-ups are being taken through May 31, with the final registration cut-off of June 4. League fee is $50 per player, or $70 after May 31. Download the entry form at and return it to Sturtevants in Ketchum. Make checks payable to Ketchum Coed Soccer.

     Men and women must be 18-and-over to join the non-contact, no slide-tackling league that has its games each Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Ketchum’s Atkinson Park and in Elkhorn at Sagewillow. Referees are needed, $35 per game.

     Email any questions to Steve Dondero at or call 721-0310.


Ketchum Coed Softball meeting is May 22

     Final organizational meeting of the 2014 Ketchum Coed Softball League, a summer slow-pitch program, is Thursday, May 22 at Lefty’s Bar & Grill, Ketchum. Team representatives should attend to learn about the budget, schedule and rule details. Evening games begin in early June at Ketchum’s Atkinson Park.


Shrine All-Star prep football games set for Monday, May 26

     Bruin Stadium at Twin Falls High School is the site for the 37th annual Shrine All-Star prep football games on Monday, May 26 to cap off Memorial Day weekend. The eight-man game begins at 5:30 p.m. and the 11-game contest about 8 p.m. Gates open at 4 p.m. Carey School seniors Tori Alvarez and Christian Zarate are due to play in the eight-man game. Wood River coaches Kevin Stilling and Rhett Jones will help with the 11-man North squad. The event is presented by the 4th District High School Activities Association and Shrine Council. Bring a can of food to donate to Shrine Hospitals.


Sun Valley/Elkhorn Pro Men’s golf next week

     Sun Valley Resort hosts the two-day, 36-hole Sun Valley Resort/Elkhorn Golf Club Pro Men’s golf tournament Tuesday and Wednesday, May 27-28 for pros and amateurs. It is a Rocky Mountain Section PGA event.


220 join Hailey 5k fun run

     Girls on the Run executive director Mary Fauth has announced top finishers for Saturday’s Community 5-kilometer Fun Run/Walk at Hailey’s Hop Porter Park.

     She said, “We had over 220 people, corporate teams, girls and family members come out and race.”

     Top male runners: 1—Nathan Wooldridge, age 22, 16:40. 2—Pedro Gonzalez, 38, 18:59. 3—Parker Jones, 19, 20:05.

     Top female runners: 1—Gadrie Edmunds, 38, 22:41. 2—Jill Gabe, 39, 23:35. 3—Darlene Young, 55, 23:32.

     Youth: 1—Kelly Salinas 23:33. 2—Community School GOTR participant Gretel Huss, 9, 24:59. 3—Natalie Villaneuva, 17, 25:31.


Famous Idaho Potato Marathon results

     It was a beautiful spring morning Saturday, May 17 for the Famous Idaho Potato Marathon fun runs presented by the Idaho Potato Commission and Treasure Valley Family YMCA. The marathon and half marathon started at Lucky Peak State Park and finished at Boise’s Ann Morrison Park.

     Two Wood River Valley runners were among 260 finishers including 115 women in the 26.2-mile marathon. They were Josh Switzer of Ketchum 10th place overall in 3.10:24 (3rd Men’s 30-34) and Susie Kolwyck of Hailey in 174th place overall (the 67th woman) in 4.43:07 (6th Women’s 45-49). Race winners were Dan Hollingshead of Boise 2.45:09 and Annamarie Hofstetter of Boise 3.19:15, good for 16th place.

     There were 1,494 finishers in the 13.1-mile half marathon including five Wood River finishers. Here are details, starting with overall finishes:

     531—Jennifer Wonder 1.58:47 (44th 35-39, 207th woman). 547—Heidi Husbands 1.59:33 (11th 45-49, 218th woman). 829—Susan Gundy 2.11:06 (6th 55-59, 397th woman). 1036—Stephanie Cook 2.23:07 (90th 25-29, 538th woman). 1065—Michael Wise 2.24:51 (47th 45-49).

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