Winter conditions have claimed many events that were scheduled to take place on Friday across the region including those involving Star Valley teams.
As of 9 a.m. on Friday, Star Valley High School Activities Director, Rob Erickson, has confirmed the following:
• Boys wrestling scheduled for the Madison Invitational in Rexburg, Idaho has been canceled. Event organizers are attempting to make this a one-day tournament on Saturday, January 13.
• Girls wrestling scheduled for the Herriman Invite in Utah has been canceled. The Lady Braves are attempted to be part of the one-day tournament in Rexburg at the Madison Invite.
• Boys basketball versus Marsh Valley at SVHS has been canceled. This includes freshman, junior varsity and varsity contests scheduled for Friday in Afton.
• Speech and Debate event to Evanston has been canceled.
The latest information has the Lady Braves basketball team still scheduled to play in Preston, Idaho on Saturday night with a 7:30 p.m. tip-time.
Star Valley Indoor Track and Field will be taking athletes to Pocatello, Idaho for an event at ISU.
Star Valley is under a winter storm warning until 8 p.m. Friday evening with anywhere from 3-5 inches of snow combining with gusting wind. Winds are projected for 20-25 mph with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation in the area is at 90%.
Friday night temperatures are expected to drop below zero at -1 with wind chill values as low as -15 amid blustery conditions.
An additional 3-5 inches of snow are forecast for Saturday with more showers likely on Sunday.