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Norse News - Challis wins conference game on Senior Night

The Lady Vikings hosted Raft River on Friday night, and won 57-21. This was also Senior Night for the girls. Seniors recognized were Madisen Garlie, Morgan Miller, Rachelle Chamberlain and K.C. Anderson. The Vikings were ready to play and knew that it wasn’t going to be an easy win. Challis came out in a hard press and forced a lot of turnovers ...

Norse News - Piva makes history at Tiger/Grizz

Over the weekend, January 18 and 19, the Blackhearts traveled to Skyline High School to compete in the annual Tiger/Grizz wrestling tournament. There were a total of 32 teams competing in this tournament and Challis placed fifteenth. Most of these teams were from larger 3A and 4A schools. Our Blackhearts battled hard throughout this two-day ...

Norse News - Vikings battle with Hansen
The Viking basketball team traveled to Hansen on Saturday night to play the Huskies. They lost a very close game 50-52. Challis was losing most of the game, but only by a small margin and was able to come back and lead in the fourth quarter. With only a minute left, the game was tied and Hansen tried to stall it out and score at the very last ...

Norse News - Lady Vikings fall to Salmon
The Lady Vikings played at home Tuesday night against Salmon and lost in a close game 55-57. Challis was winning at half 25-23. The rest of the second half was a back and forth game, and tied a lot of the time. Challis knew what to expect and knew who they had to shut down. Defense was a very important component to this game. The girls couldn’t ...

Norse News - Vikings prevail over Raft River in conference game

The Vikings played Raft River on Friday night and won 60-45. Challis was losing in the first half, but was able to come back to tie it and then take a substantial lead. Craig Olson led the team with 24 points, nine rebounds, two steals and three assists. Brandon was up there with him on the stats and points with 14 points, 16 rebounds, five ...

Norse News - Blackhearts dominate Salmon

On January 17, the Vikings hosted the Salmon Savages. The Blackhearts were pumped to defend their home mats. Challis held their ground, stomping the Savages 52 to 36. Throughout the dual, Challis only lost one match that wasn’t due to a forfeit. Trager Abatti put forth that extra effort having the most matches out of all the Challis wrestlers. ...

Norse News - Lady Vikings overtake Hansen
The Lady Viking basketball team traveled to Hansen on Saturday and won 66-34. Challis ran the floor a lot in the whole game and had a huge height advantage on the Huskies. At the end of the first quarter the score was 25-6. The Huskie’s tallest girl was 5’9” to the Vikings 6’2”. Madisen Garlie had a huge game scoring 35 points, which ...

Norse News - Blackhearts compete in Magic Valley Classic
January 11 and 12, the Challis Blackhearts traveled to Wendell to compete in the Magic Valley Classic. This was another large tournament for Challis. There were a total of 20 schools competing, many of which are 3A and 4A schools, but that didn’t stop our wrestlers. Challis battled hard for two days. At the end of the tournament Challis walked ...

Norse News - Challis school lunch menu
January 28 - 31Monday - Thursday: As-sorted breakfast with fruit, juice and milk available every day.Monday: Lunch is soup and salad bar, roasted chicken, mashed potatoes/gravy, dinner roll, green beans, variety of fruit, vanilla wafers, milk. (Elem. school: same menu with sugar cookie.)Tuesday: Lunch is a soup and salad bar, chili, corn bread, ...

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