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Former assistant to take over Centennial High football program

David Koch was an assistant on the Centennial High football team for 10 seasons, but served the past two seasons as the offensive line coach at Rocky Mountain High. The 45-year-old former Boise State left tackle was Centennial’s offensive line

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Varsity Extra athletes of the week (April 21-26)

These selections are one day later than usual, but Varsity Extra athletes of the week will return to its normal release date of Monday next week. Please send nominations by Monday morning to rroberts@idahostatesman.com for performances based on the previous

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Centennial High wrestler signs with Utah Valley

Senior Logan Blackwood signed a letter of intent Monday to wrestle for Utah Valley University in Orem, Utah. Blackwood is the third Patriots wrestler to commit to a Division I program this year, joining Hayden Tuma (Nebraska) and Jon Jay

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Varsity Extra athletes of the week (March 31-April 5)

Please email nominations by Monday morning to rroberts@idahostatesman.com for performances based on the previous week. BASEBALL Jason Maughan, Middleton: The Vikings knocked off Emmett and Mountain Home last week, and Maughan finished 5-for-8 at the plate while collecting a win

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Centennial High football coach announces resignation

Lee Neumann has coached the Patriots for the past 24 seasons and is the longest tenured coach in the 5A Southern Idaho Conference. He compiled a record of 168-83 with three state championships and five state title appearances at Centennial.

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Varsity Extra athletes of the week (Feb. 24-March 1)

Please email nominations by Monday morning to rroberts@idahostatesman.com for performances based on the previous week. BOYS BASKETBALL Luke Meyers, Bishop Kelly: The Knights claimed the 4A District Three championship and the league’s No. 1 seed at state with two victories

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Varsity Extra athletes of the week (Feb. 17-22)

Please email nominations by Monday morning to rroberts@idahostatesman.com for performances based on the previous week. GIRLS BASKETBALL Leah Bonner, Skyview: The Hawks claimed the program’s first 4A state championship with wins over Burley, Pocatello and Twin Falls last week. Bonner

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Varsity Extra athletes of the week (Dec. 2-7)

Please email nominations by Monday morning to rroberts@idahostatesman.com for performances based on the previous week GIRLS BASKETBALL Megan Hochstein, Rocky Mountain: The Grizzlies remained undefeated with two victories last week. In a 69-50 win over previously unbeaten Mountain View, Hochstein

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Varsity Extra athletes of the week (Nov. 18-23)

Congratulations to Bishop Kelly and Salmon River on winning state football championships. I was out sick early last week, so I did not get to recognize athletes for their performances during the week of Nov. 11-16. Because of that, I

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Centennial High senior commits to Duke track and field team

Senior Tanner Johnson gave a verbal commitment to Duke track and field coach Shawn Wilbourn on Saturday while he was on an official visit to the school in Durham, N.C. “I actually ended up getting in to Princeton just recently,

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