BLACKFOOT – The route was a double move, a hitch-and-go from the 30-yard line. West Side wide receiver Bryler Shurtliff ran seven yards, chopped his feet in hopes of selling a comeback route, then flipped his hips and darted towards the pylon.

The Mustangs were a bit frustrated after Highland (Idaho) converted on a late penalty kick and escaped with a 4-3 victory last Saturday in Hyrum.

SMITHFIELD — When you get four players to finish in the top six, chances are pretty good that a team win will follow.

SMITHFIELD — A pair of Wolves led Green Canyon to a sweep in the cross country Region 11 opener Wednesday afternoon under pretty warm conditions.

It was a pretty ideal start to 2020 high school football season for Preston as the Indians won two of their first three games, including a memorable 34-15 triumph over defending Wyoming 3A state champion Star Valley.

With the possible exception of Ridgeline, every high school football team in Region 11 has some questions marks heading into the 2021 campaign.

A rough 19-minute stretch of the second half prevented Ridgeline’s girls soccer team from prevailing in its season opener, but the defending 4A state championships bounced back in a big way.

They only won one more game than they did during the 2019 high school football season, but it still felt like the Grizzlies made substantial strides in 2020.