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The high school football season kicks off Aug. 29 around the Treasure Valley. Rocky Mountain, above, should feature plenty of depth as 207 players turned out for football this season.

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Mountain View erupted for 13 runs in the bottom of the third inning May 7, turning the 5A District III softball championship game at Rocky Mountain High into a rout with a 19-2 win over Boise in five innings.

The Eagle High girls track team topped a 17-team field April 11 at the third annual Pulse Invitational at Centennial High thanks to four first-place finishes.

Centennial High senior Tanner Johnson unfurled a long jump of 23 feet, 2 inches April 5 at the Boise Relays, further solidifying his reputation as the state’s top long jumper.

MERIDIAN — Mountain View senior Josh Buss knew he wanted to play at the University of Montana. And after visiting the school last weekend, the Mavericks’ star running back verbally committed Nov. 16 to a football scholarship from the Grizzlies.

Two weeks ago, Mountain View coaches sat around the coaches’ office following a 45-21 win against Borah when head coach Judd Benedick made a telling statement about senior Josh Buss, who had just set a school rushing record at 327 yards.

After a heartbreaking overtime loss in the Treasure Valley semifinals last year to Centennial, a young and relatively inexperienced Mountain View High lacrosse team vowed to be more prepared the next time around.