Highland High School JV players at left: Shondiin Farmer, Raquel Pokibro and Harley Jackson. Highland freshman players at right: Ruthie Baker and Reesha Pokibro.
By LORI ANN EDMO
POCATELLO — Five local girls are playing on the Highland Rams basketball teams.
Shondiin Farmer, Harley Jackson and Raquel Pokibro are playing on the Highland Rams junior varsity girl’s team with Taitum DeGarmo as the coach. The Lady Rams won over Minico Spartans on November 11 at home.
Ruthie Baker and Reesha Pokibro are playing for the Highland Rams freshman team. They also got a victory over Minico on November 11 at home. Pokibro sustained a knee injury in the game so had to sit out the second half.
Youth ages 4 to 6 play indoor soccer November 14 at Timbee Hall.
Eddy Kniffin gives instructions to the youth indoor soccer players.
The second gymnastics session is in January for first 20 to sign up in Recreation office. Ages 5 to 15.
Youth hip-hop class
Youth hip hop class is 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday in the aerobics building. Mia Murillo is the instructor. Ages 8 to 18.
Indoor soccer is underway for ages 4, 5 and 6 on Mondays at 4:30 p.m.; 7, 8 and 9 is Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.. Five players per team and games are at Timbee Hall. Sign up in the Recreation office.
Boxing is for those 8 years and up Monday to Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m.
Silver Gloves Boxing
Silver Gloves Boxing Invitational is December 8 & 9 at Timbee Hall hosted by Eaglehawk and Fort Hall Boxing Clubs. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the first bout is at 7 p.m. Admission is $6 for adults 18 and older, $4 for students 12 to 17 and $2 for kids and elders 60 plus.
Wrestling is underway and coaches are Matt Wilson and Julius Morgan. It’s at the Tribal Business Center Dome Room Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m.
Rock climbing second session starts December 5 and runs for three weeks. Sign up in the Recreation office. It’s for ages 8 to 18.
Recreation is in need of referees. If interested contact Bob Johnson. A ref clinic will be announced.
More teams are needed for men’s and women’s basketball leagues. Men’s team fee is $150 and women’s team fee is $125. Men’s player fee is $25 and women’s player fee is $20. Note 30+ women can play on two teams as long as two players fees are paid. 30+ men players can play on two teams if one of the teams is in 30+. 40+ women can play on three teams as long as three players fees paid. 40+ men can play on three teams – one team has to be 30+, along with two other teams. Must pay three player fees.
The curfew for Timbee Hall is 8 p.m. for kids 12 and under. They must be with their parents after 8 p.m. or they will be placed in Eddy and Sister’s bleacher jail and the police will be contacted. There are too many kids being dropped off at the gym without supervision.
Timbee Hall hours
Timbee Hall is open from 6 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. On Friday it’s open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information please call 208-478-3770, 3775 or 3776.