Archive - Oct 11, 2012
POCATELLO â€” Here come the champs! Here come the champs! Yes, the defending conference and state champion Blackfoot Broncos took another step towards a repeat of 2011 as they downed the second seeded Century Diamondbacks 2-0 at Century High School on Thursday afternoon to capture their second straight conference championship.
"It was an uncomfortable pressure on us entering the tournament as the top seed," Blackfoot head coach Liam Pope said. "When your the underdog your not expected to win and looking back this is the first time that the top seed has won the district tournament since I've been coaching here."
Anna N. (Wirick) Jemmett passed peacefully at home on October 8, 2012, at the age of 80 surrounded by her loving family.
The viewing will be held at the Relyea Funeral Chapel in Boise, from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday October 12th, with refreshments available following at the Jemmett residence from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.Â Â Friends and family are requested to meet at Dry Creek Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. to celebrate her life with a Graveside service.
BLACKFOOT â€” It's not every day that a school principal sits on top of a bike ramp for the sole purpose of letting a stunt rider attempt to jump over his head in front of the entire student body! That's just what Mountain View Middle School principal Todd Lauritsen did as part of a special assembly rewarding the students for a successful fundraiser selling Paul Deen cookie dough.
BLACKFOOT â€” Members of the Greater Blackfoot Chamber of Commerce honored 10 members of law enforcement, the fire service and the National Guard on Wednesday.
"This is always a special time for our Chamber," said president Shirley Brumfield as she introduced the program.
Three officers each from the Bingham County Sheriff's Office, the Blackfoot Police and Fire departments and one from the Idaho National Guard received plaques and a gift basket with items from various businesses.
County commissioner Whitney Manwaring spoke briefly before the officers received their recognitions.
THOMAS â€” The Snake River Panther volleyball squad closed out their home schedule on Wednesday evening as they paid a fond farewell to their lone senior Whitney Dance in a special pre game ceremony and then bid adieu to a pesky American Falls squad 3-1 by the final scores of 25-23, 22-25, 25-10 and 25-6.
"Whitney played well tonight, she had several nice kills and it was nice to send her off with a win," Snake River head coach Shelli Van Orden said. "Overall I was really happy that we did as well as we did because you never know what is going to happen with a new rotation."