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4A SUNDAY, MARCH 17, 2019 , Sgorts SIDNEY HERALD Cbeer/ drill team prepares for Cheerlest Bill VANDER MELE l SIDNEY HERAlD Clockwise from left, Sidney High School’s cheer/drill members entertain during a performance in Sidney on Monday night to get ready for the Cheerfest event in lewistown. Cheerfed features teams and 250 athletes. Sidney Herald presents College Basketball Contest Pole vault coach announces retirement Y I d ' part of the action! for a perfect bracket. It’s 0U ll This yearjointhe fun worthashot, right? . . with us. For the first time You can play along I" BILL VANDEI Witt! — the Sidney Herald along with people from all over 5mm mm with Action Auto, Subway the area. We track your . , Gem City Motors and bracket, run an the Stats Sidney s legendary pole vault coach V Reymms Market are and Show you mm Steve Yockim has announced hIS retire- bringing the action of the standings throughout the merit. . ' _ This Sunday is St. college basketball tour- tournament in real time. My retlrement Comes at “115 Um? Patrick’s Day, but it is also nament directly to your Join with your friends and due to a,need t9 Spend more tune Wlth Selection Sunday! The day computer or phone. Make see how you rank. my film-FY- I W111 fOFeV 91‘ b_e $1” ateflll when the brackets are set your picks at http://sid- Be sure to join and have to the Sldney SChOOl admmlsu'atlon, for the big college basket neyheraldccm/collegebas your bracket set at least S(511001 board, staff, parents and the ball play 011‘. Don’tjust ketball to play along. You 15 minutes before the first Sldney commumtynfor m?" 511.99ch t 0f watch the games become could win a million (1011318 game fipoffi the track program, Yockim said. A r specral thanks goes to coaches Steve _ surmmro 0 TOOIe’ Roger Mermtt’ Ed Larson, Steve Yockim coached 17 state champions Virginia Dschaak, Stace Collins and . . . . Justin Collins. Without glen, support In the pole vault Including seven glrls’ and advice, I would have never sur- 5"" ‘h‘lmPims l“ '0‘“ vived as a track coach”. YOCklm 5 “301(9)”th career went on to compete at the collegiate covered 24 years mCIUdmg 23 as a} 9019 level. His top athletes included Mela- vault coach. He was selected Assrstant nie Prevost, who placed second at the Coach of the Year by the Montana NAIA National Indoor Championships. ‘ " " ' 1 00301195 ASSOCiafion in 2014- Leila Ben-Youssef, who was a 2008 .He coached a total of ‘17 state cham~ Olympian, 2003 high school A11_Amer. 910113 1“ the 9019 vault malndmg seven lean and a former Class A state record state girls’ champions in a row. He had holder, Miranda Fehmy’ who placed a 50'3"?“ glrls Wmnmg Streak from fifth at the NCAA Division II National 1 May 39, 2009, to May 24, 2014. HIS Cham- Outdoor Championships, and Garrison pions included 13 girls and four boys. Hughes, who has the highest Montana He also thanked athletic directors high school vault Ron Ewmg’ Mlke Gear? ROSS, Han: Jim" “I loved the genuine camaraderie of Mead, Rueben Moreno, Chrls Merlca coaches across the state with whom I and Ohms Le? They always had 3‘ competed. I learned something from smflePn the“ face on the numerous each of them and all added significant- cccasions when I entered their office 1y to my understanding of the Sport," 1°0ng f0? money to buy more 90195, Yockim said. “And finally, I am forever Ymklmfiald , grateful for having the opportunity to _He 53,1‘1 he W111 contmlle to help work with a multitude of student ath-' Séggi’t: g$¥§§§ta$érfiai§$2teer . letes. Their work ethic and dedication “ e . ‘i . i ‘ i I v i . , , to excel inspired me to be a better per— 53 €& W35 1?? track community through his websnes son and coach. It is an enduring plea- WWWTraCko’ntana-mm and WWW- sure to continue to watch these young Get yo U f B t’ ac ket l( HOWlEd ge flow I ng POIevallltState‘com' men and women move into adulthood. Yockim coached 15 students who The future is in great hands.» You Could win Eastern C players voted to‘ All-State basketball squad Three Fairview boys basketball Javonne Nesbit, R&L’s Seth‘Prevcst players have been voted to the Class C and MonDak's Darian Holecek. All—State squad. Voted to the second team were Sav- Selected to the squad from Fairview age’s Sloan McPherson, MonDak’s were junior Alex Schriver, Cody As- Ridge Sargent, Plentywood’s Tyson beCk and Josh Herrcn. Flickinger, Circle’s Grady Taylor, Culb- Other Eastern C players selected ertson’s Tristan Labatte, Culbertson’s All-State were Froid-Lake’s sophomore Gabe Granada, R&L’s Kyler Brown, Colt Miller, Lustre’s Zach Brown, Mon- Plentywood’s Alex Wiens, MonDak’s Dak’s Jack So'lberg, Scobey’s Martin Owen Nelson and Fairview’s Lak Farver, Scobey’s Caden Handran and Kloker. Scobey’s Jeremy Handy. Selected to the first defensive team Schriver, Asbeck, Herron, Solberg were Schriver, Asbeck,, Nelson, Osksa and Miller were each also voted to the and Froid-Lake’s Walker Ator. District 20 All-Conference team. Voted to the second defensive team’ Other All-Conference selections were were Granada, Prevost, Culbert— Plentywood’s Jaxson Pedersen, Plenty- son’s Lucas Oelkers, Flickinger and ; wood’s Bryce Osksa, Froid-Lake’s Taylor. Members of Sidney’s 40 and girls bantam 40, on Taylor at schoolboy 140,, Wrestling Club placed at Arnariah Kirn at girls Caleb Kleinke at schoolboy“ the state AAU folkstyle baan 65, Brenner Mullin heavyweight, Grady Nel- _, vrmestling tournament held at midget 70, Tyson Syth son at cadet 132 and Easton Local B racket C hnilcnge Sponsored by: inGreatFalls. atnovice60,RykerWise Hopesatelite 170. Earning firstoplace hon- at novice 85, AmaiyaKirn Takingfifth were -' crs were Aiyana Kim at at girls schoolboy 100 and Thomas Ostle at tot 45, girls’ novice 105/112, Aden Owen Lonski at cadet 106. Shaw Severson at midget Graves at cadet 145, Kade Takingthirdwere Reece 80, Ben Carlsenat cadet Graves at elite 138, Riley Graves at schoolboy 75, ‘ 120, Jorday Darby at cadet Waters at elite 182and Kaiden Cline at elite 126 126 and Zander Burnison Brodey Skogen at elite 220. and Everett Jensen at elite at cadet 152. ‘ Placing second were 138. Placing sixth wasKaden ‘Oaklee Ionskiatbantam Placing fourth were Dei— ‘ Wise at cadet 98. l, y Rangers to have board m'eetingat Ranger Arena March ‘ The Ranger 2018- ‘ ‘ the Ranger Arena. . area. ~ ; u 2019 annual meeting is The meeting will There'are three-year ’1' scheduled for Tuesday, he held’in the Ranger board positions up for March 26, at 6 pm. at ‘ .Arena concessions election. .