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Norse News - Vikings win a thriller in Idaho City

The Vikings made the long trek to Idaho City on Friday to play the Wildcats. The JV team played their first game of the season together and with only a 20-minute half and a running clock, they had only a small amount of time to get the job done. The Wildcats scored first, and the Vikings only had a few more minutes to score, as well. Breaking ...

Norse News - Vikings beat West Jeff in three

On Thursday night, Challis played West Jefferson at home. The Vikings came out on top in three games, really coming out to take care of business and to play as a team. They dominated on the Panthers’ mistakes. Scores were 25-14, 25-18, and 25-15. Outside Hitter Brielle Sheppeard led in kills with 13, along with nine digs. Senior Taylor Six put ...

Norse News - Jr. High football rushes to victory against Mackay

Ross Sheppeard runs the ball for a touch down as Pete Bradshaw and Dustin Stillwaugh block. The Vikings defeated Mackay, 38-0 in their season opener at Mackay. Deb Sheppeard photo

Norse News - Challis Runners open season in Sun Valley

With the largest number of cross-country runners in Challis history, the Viking cross-country team traveled over Trail Creek to Sun Valley last week to run in the season opener, the Wood River Invite. Running complete teams in both the JV and Varsity races, the Challis boys won the JV race small school division and took second in the Varsity race ...

Norse News - Challis drops matches to Mackay
Challis traveled to Mackay on Tuesday night and played a very intense 5-game match. Even though the Vikings lost in very close matches, they came together as a team and played very well and never gave up or lost trust in each other.The Vikings had lost the first game 26-28, won the second 25-22, lost the third 17-25, won the fourth 25-23 and lost ...

Norse News - Lady Vikings play in South Fremont Icebreaker
The Lady Vikings traveled down to South Fremont to play in the Icebreaker tournament. The Vikings had a hard time because they hadn’t had a lot of experience and time playing together as one unit. The outcome wasn’t what they wanted, but gave them more touches to learn on. Challis played Sugar Salem JV, Firth and Idaho Falls JV in their first ...

Norse News - Challis schools lunch menu
September 16 – 19Monday-Thursday breakfast: Assorted breakfast w/fruit, juice and milk available every day.Monday: Salad bar, hot dog, macaroni and cheese, ketchup, baked beans, corn, variety of fruit and milk. (Elementary school: same menu)Tuesday: Salad bar, supreme pizza, tossed salad, baby carrots, ranch dressing, variety of fruit, sherbet ...

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