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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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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. 10-15)

Please email nominations by Monday morning to rroberts@idahostatesman.com for performances based on the previous week. GIRLS BASKETBALL Destiny Slocum, Mountain View: The sophomore point guard wins the award for the second straight week thanks to an outstanding performance in the

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Varsity Extra athletes of the week (Jan. 13-18)

Please email nominations by Monday morning to rroberts@idahostatesman.com for performances based on the previous week. GIRLS BASKETBALL Hanna Orton, Boise: The Braves moved into third place in the 5A Southern Idaho Conference with two victories last week. The sophomore guard

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Varsity Extra athletes of the week (Jan. 6-11)

Please email nominations by Monday morning to rroberts@idahostatesman.com for performances based on the previous week. GIRLS BASKETBALL Melissa Rasmussen, Compass Charter: The Aviators remained unbeaten in conference play with two wins last week. Their senior point guard posted two double-doubles,

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Varsity Extra athletes of the week (Dec. 30-Jan. 4)

Please email nominations by Monday morning to rroberts@idahostatesman.com for performances based on the previous week. GIRLS BASKETBALL Noelle Aragon, Rocky Mountain: The senior guard helped the Grizzlies return from the holiday break with a 78-68 victory against Mountain View. Aragon

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Injured Kuna football player moves arms

Junior Boone Bartlome was able to use his arm and shoulder to move a towel across a table during physical therapy on Thursday, Kuna High football coach Lee Leslie said. Bartlome, who broke his neck during a state quarterfinal game

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Attend a rally today in support of injured Kuna High football player

Community members interested in showing their support for Kuna High football player Boone Bartlome are invited to attend a rally at 3:30 p.m. Monday in Kuna High’s auditorium. Bartlome, a junior wide receiver, broke the fourth cervical vertebra (C4) in

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Varsity Extra: Changes on the way for conference alignment

The Idaho High School Activities Association approved classification changes based on projected enrollment figures Tuesday at its board meeting in Pocatello. The most notable changes in District Three occur in the 5A and 4A SIC beginning in 2014-15. Columbia and

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Varsity Extra athletes of the week (Sept. 9-14)

Please email nominations by Monday morning to rroberts@idahostatesman.com for performances based on the previous week. FOOTBALL Wyatt Smith, Emmett:┬áThe junior running back has the Huskies off to a 3-0 start after last week’s 24-0 victory over Nampa. Smith finished the

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