A senior at Coeur d’Alene High School, Sarah Swider has participated in sports for her entire life. Over the years, some of the organized sports she has been involved with include tennis, soccer, ballet, cross country and track, but it is tennis and soccer that she has chosen to focus on in her high school years.
As a testimony to her leadership skills, Sarah was captain of both the varsity soccer and tennis teams this past year.
“My club soccer team placed second in nationals in the...
Coeur d’Alene High School senior Travis Kerr first began to play sports his freshman year. And when he did, he went all in.
“I played football all four years, wrestled freshman and sophomore years, started track and field my junior year, and am currently competing in shot-put and discus,” said Travis, who was named All-League and First Team All-State offensive lineman his senior year.
“My first year of track and field, I was a league champion and placed sixth at state for sho...
Noah Mayfield is passionate about the game of baseball, a sport he has been involved in almost his entire life. “It is the greatest game created, and I love the competitive nature that it brings onto the diamond,“ said Noah, a senior at Coeur d’Alene High School.
Noah was a three-time Little League All-Star as well as a Spokane Pony All-Star. He has been a starter on the high school varsity team since he was a freshman and credits his passion for baseball to his older brothers, whom he says he has looked up...
With hard work and determination, you can achieve anything. That is something that Lake City High School senior Devin Sorrelle said he has learned by being involved in wrestling.
He is in his second year as captain of the LCHS wrestling team and was a 2018 qualifier for state as well as a 2019 Pacific Northwest Classic runner-up, and he placed in the 2019 Jug Beck Rocky Mountain Classic.
Devin shares that his biggest challenge when it comes to wrestling was gaining confidence. “Last season I didn't win some matc...
Seventeen-year-old Dejah Wilson is passionate about basketball. But to her, it is not just a physical game but a game of emotions as well.
“I enjoy everything about basketball. Just being out there running around. There’s just something about it that I just can’t let go of; it takes every emotion a person has,” said Dejah. “First you’re anxious, then you’re either in the flow or you’re getting upset, or you just won the game and you’re so excited with your teammates!”
Hard work and dedication have led Lake City High School senior Toriana Wilson to be ranked fourth in her class of 374 seniors and maintain a 4.287 GPA. Her course load is nothing less than challenging with honors, advanced placement and dual-credit courses. In addition to a challenging academic schedule, Toriana has been a member of the Lake City High School varsity swim team for the past four years, serving as captain this year.
“This year our LCHS women’s team won the Idaho Fall Sports Academic State Champion...
Lake City High School senior Reilley Chapman has played competitive volleyball since she was 10 years old and softball since she was 8. And it is not just in the athletic arena where she excels; she also holds a 4.1 GPA.
Looking ahead to her future, Reilley said she has struggled with the decision of whether or not to play sports at the collegiate level.
“I have offers to attend different schools to play volleyball but have decided to focus on my career path and play sports for fun at the intramural level,” sai...
A senior at Coeur d’Alene High school, Brooklyn Shell runs both cross country and track and has been on the varsity track team since her freshman year.
“My events for track are mainly the 1600 and 3200, and occasionally the 800,” said Brooklyn, who joined cross country her sophomore year and has qualified for state in both track and cross country each year that she has participated.
Although Brooklyn has been very successful at her chosen sports, it has not come without challenges.
Football has been an integral part of Travis Jerome’s life. A senior on Lake City High School’s football team, Travis has played football since he was in second grade. This is his second year as a starter on the Timberwolves’ varsity team, and he also serves as team captain.
But it is not just on the football field where Travis excels. He currently has a 3.9 GPA and has maintained that all throughout high school.
His determination is something that has allowed him to overcome any challenges he has faced in his at...
Marilyn Comack, who most people call Mary, just finished her sophomore year at Coeur d’Alene High School. She is passionate about the game of softball, a sport she has been around her entire life.
“Everyone in my family plays sports, and watching all of my older siblings since I was younger has made me want it even more,” said Mary, who currently plays for USA Explosion U18 Gold during the summer and fall; a team she calls her second family.
Mary has played varsity softball both her freshman and sophomo...