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Norse News - Vikings fall to Miners

On Tuesday, the Lady Vikings traveled to Mackay to take on the Miners. The Vikings had a really hard time getting started and really couldn’t get any shots to fall. Challis also had a hard time playing defense and allowed too many shots to fall for Mackay. In the first quarter the score was 9-20. Mackay shot very well in the first half and ...

Norse News - Invitational wrestling tournament starts tomorrow
Mario was an avid outdoorsman. He loved fishing, hunting, motorcycling, golf and many other outdoor activities. He excelled in the sport of wrestling in which he was a two-time state champion. He also promoted the sport after his high school career by coaching young wrestlers in the communities where he lived. The Memorial Scholarship is available ...

Norse News - Vikings dominate Calvary Chapel
The Vikings hosted Calvary Chapel on Wednesday night.Challis was in the lead from the very beginning and never let the score get close to being tied up and won with a final score of 63-46.Cole Trusnovec led the Vikings with 15 points. He hit three 3-point shots. Jacob Olson really came alive in the fourth quarter and had a total of 11 points. ...

Norse News - Lady Viking JV team goes to district
The Lady Vikings JV team traveled to Murtaugh to play in the district tournament.Challis has worked hard all season to place in the first four places to make it into this tournament.They went into the tournament in fourth place and played Grace. Challis wasn’t able to come out on top with the win, but played hard and never gave up. Because it ...

Norse News - Blackhearts take the road by storm

Thursday, January 30, was the Blackhearts’ first dual away from home in over a month, but not having the home advantage was not a problem as Challis wrestled its way to a win against Salmon. Carrying their momentum into the weekend, Challis then traveled to Aberdeen for the Tiger Grind Duals on Friday and Saturday. Challis established dominance ...

Norse News - Quilt for higher ed
Pictured is the senior class from Challis High School with a quilt donated by members of the Scholarship Committee. Raffle tickets are being sold with the end result deposited in the Senior Class Raffle Scholarship Fund to be awarded to applicants from this senior class. Ticket prices are $5 each or five for $20. Drawing for the quilt will be at ...

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