Archive - Jan 25, 2012
FORT HALL â Local law enforcement officers are investigating a reported altercation that took place on the side of Interstate 15 near Fort Hall.
A passerby called 911 and reported that she saw three peopleâtwo men and one womanâin an altercation on the side of the road, Shoshone-Bannock Tribes spokesperson Randy'L Teton said.
The Idaho State University Rugby Club, which compiled a 6-3 record last fall, has announced its spring 2012 match schedule, which begins Feb. 18.
âWeâve moved from the Utah Rugby Union to the Pacific Northwest League,â said Ram Eddings, team coach and advisor. âThe new league is going to be much better for us.â
Â The clubâs tentative spring 2012 schedule is:
Feb. 18 â Montana State University, home
Feb. 26 Â â Southern Oregon University, away at Boise
March 3 â Montana State University, away
March 4 â University of Montana, away
FIRTH â Jacob Fielding scored 13 points and Austin Leslie added 11 to pace Firth to a 53-38 Nuclear League win over Ririe on Tuesday night.
The Cougars (14-2, 4-0 Nuclear League) led 31-20 at the half and maintained their advantage over the Bulldogs (5-11, 2-2 Nuclear League) the rest of the way.
"We played well enough to get a win," said Firth coach Scott Adams. "We did some good things to build on; what was not so good we can learn from."
Ririe 9 11 9 9 - 38
Firth 15 16 12 8 - 53
ABERDEEN â Jacoby Johnson and Brad Coombs helped get Snake River off to a fast start in the Panthers' 64-36 non-conference boys' basketball win over Aberdeen on Tuesday night.
Coombs had three steals in the early going, getting a layup off one theft and getting the ball to Johnson for layups on the others. Snake River opened with a 21-4 run with Johnson scoring 10.
But Aberdeen answered with a 15-3 run of its own to close within 26-23 at halftime. Austin Horrocks had five points in that spurt and Zeke Uribe added four.
SHELLEY â Senior night was a sweet success for the Shelley Lady Russets Tuesday night as they defeated Blackfoot 46-43 in High Country Conference play on Tuesday.
âThis was a very rewarding game for the seniors and possibly for our last home game,â Shelley coach Burke Davis said, âThey are a special class of seniors. They established tradition and left examples for the younger classes.â
See a feature on the Shelley High School Ballroom Dance team in Thursday's Morning News. The Blackfoot Performing Arts Center event organizers encourage everyone to take advantage of the free workshop that the BYU Ballroom Dance Company will conduct Saturday at 2 p.m.
BLACKFOOT âÂ The BYU Ballroom Dance Company returns to Blackfoot Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Blackfoot Performing Arts Center. This year they bring the world champion showcase Capture the Magic! to the BPAC stage.
SHELLEY â A diabetes workshop is from 6:30â7:30 this evening at the North Bingham County District Library, 197 W. Locust St., Shelley. The workshop is free to all.
"We're going to talk about diabetesâwhat it is, how to prevent it and tips on how to control blood sugar," said Barbara Moulton, a registered dietitian and diabetes educator.
"I've worked with Rocky Mountain Diabetes in Idaho Falls for 13 years," she said. "I love it.
"I love learning about the disease and the different tricks people can do to help themselves," Moulton said.
BLACKFOOT â The Gem State Clinic and Honor Band Concert begins at 7:30 this evening at the Blackfoot Performing Arts Center (BPAC).
Students auditioned to be part of the honor or clinic band.
Students from 10 of the larger schools in the area have participated in workshops throughout today in preparation for this evening's concert.
Students from Madison High School, Bonneville, Hillcrest, Idaho Falls, Skyline, Blackfoot, Pocatello, Highland, Century and Preston are participating.