Legends of the Game




The Legends of the Game program was established in 2001 to honor outstanding basketball teams. Teams are honored in ceremonies at halftime of the 5A state basketball championship game. Team members receive commemorative medallions and plaques while their schools receive United Dairymen of Idaho championship banners.


2019 Girls Legends of the Game


Centennial High School 1993

The IHSAA is pleased to honor the 2019 girls’ basketball “Legends of the Game”, the 1993 Centennial Patriots. With an overall season record of 25-1, this team won the school’s first-ever girls basketball state championship in one of the most exciting title games in Idaho’s history. Centennial was favored to contend for the title coming in to the tournament and led by as much as 15 points in the third quarter of the championship game. But with seconds left on the clock, their opponent took the lead for the first time in the second half. With one last chance, senior Andrea Baxter drove to the basket and took an off-balanced shot to win it all. The ball bounced off the backboard, rattled around the rim and finally dropped through the net as the buzzer sounded. Champions!


Led by legendary coach, Emery Roy, the Centennial Patriots set a new bar for excellence at CHS and inspired future generations of state champions.


Past Girls Legends

2002 - 10

2003 - 1983

2004 - 1938-39

2005 - 1981-82

2006 - 1979

2007 - 1962

2008 - 1985

2009 - 1979

2010 - 1980

2011 - 1978

2012 - 1983

2013 - 1984

2014 - 1983

2015 - 1977-78

2016 - 1997

2017 - 1986

2018 - 1992-94

Pioneers of Girls Basketball

Meridian Warriors

Hagerman Pirates

Moscow Bears

Grangeville Bulldogs

Camas County Mushers

Highland Rams

McCall-Donnelly Vandals

Homedale Trojans

Highland (Craigmont) Huskies

Grace Grizzlies

Kimberly Bulldogs

Post Falls Trojans

Prairie Pirates

Kuna Kavemen

Shoshone Indians

Moscow Bears




2019 Boys Legends of the Game


Teton High School 1976

After winning the 1975 state title, the Redskins headed into the state tournament with one thing on their mind…. bringing home a second consecutive state championship. Teton, the pre-tournament favorite, was riding a 38-game winning streak and took care of their first two opponents of the tournament handily. The Redskins would face a very familiar foe in the championship game, Glenns Ferry. The same team they defeated in ’75. Down by one with less than a minute to play, Teton called on senior Larry Bergeson and junior Gary Furniss to lead the team down the stretch. Teton forced a series of turnovers late in the game to win the title by five, 43-38. Bergeson finished with 19 points and Furniss added 14 rebounds to clinch the championship. The Redskins would win a third consecutive state title in 1977, cementing their place in Idaho basketball history.


Past Boys Legends

2001 - 1950

2002 - 1957-58

2003 - 1965

2004 - 1957

2005 - 1953

2006 - 1958

2007 - 1949

2008 - 1946

2009 - 1959

2010 - 1946

2011 - 1948

2012 - 1972

2013 - 1976

2014 - 1964

2015 - 1950

2016 - 1970-71

2017 - 1969

2018 - 1987

Nampa Bulldogs

Grace Red Devils

Mullan Tigers

Pocatello Indians

Idaho Falls Tigers

Wendell Trojans

Coeur d'Alene Vikings

Preston Indians

Kellogg Wildcats

American Falls Beavers

Lewiston Bengals

Gooding Senators

Capital Eagles

Salmon Savages

Orofino Maniacs

Oakley Hornets

Snake River Panthers

Lapwai Wildcats

Nominations

Requirements

Girls team must be at least 20 years ago

Boys team must be at least 30 years ago

Factors

  • Win-loss records
  • Outstanding player accomplishments
  • Outstanding coach accomplishments
  • State championship won

Deadline: September 10th


 
 

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