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Panthers complete season sweep of Russets

September 22, 2012

THOMAS — County foes collided for the second straight Saturday as the Shelley Russets and the Snake River Panthers butted heads on the soccer pitch. Snake River came into the contest looking for the season sweep of the Russets and after a three goal first half that is exactly what they got for their efforts as they shut out the visiting Russets 3-0.
"We were a little tired but everyone came out and played really hard today," Snake River head coach Trevor Peterson said. "I thought that we came out and made good passes, had some good runs, moved the ball well and finished the game hard."

Lady Russets dump Lady Panthers 3-1

September 22, 2012

THOMAS — A week removed from a nil-nil tie at Shelley High School, the Snake River Lady Panthers and the Shelley Lady Russets resumed their county rivalry on Saturday as they returned to the pitch looking for a definitive winner.
At the end of the day it was the visiting Shelley squad who stood triumphant as the final whistle blew as they celebrated a solid 3-1 victory.

Broncos remain unbeaten in 34-21 win over Preston

September 22, 2012

BLACKFOOT — The Blackfoot Broncos built a five touchdown first half advantage and then coasted home for a 34-21 home victory over the Preston Indians on Friday evening.
Blackfoot out gained the Indians 314-73 in a first half that witnessed a dominating first half performance from the defending state champions as the Broncos tallied a pair of touchdowns through the air and a trio of rushing touchdowns for the 34-0 halftime lead.

Panthers down Tigers on homecoming night

September 22, 2012

THOMAS — Nate Martin knew the key to his success on Friday night.
"The key was the line. They did unreal. They did their jobs and we played good as a team," Martin said after rushing for 140 yards and three touchdowns to lead Snake River to a 20-3 non-conference football win over Aberdeen.
"I worked hard this week in practice," Martin said. "I kept my head up and followed my blockers."

High tech spud digger the only one in the US

September 22, 2012

ABERDEEN — The Tectron harvester is a monster of a machine. It is the only one of its kind in the United States and has found a happy home digging up spuds in Bingham County.

Fort Hall teaches find school supply donors online

September 22, 2012

FORT HALL — Grappling with a classroom supply budget of only $75 per year, a group of teachers from Fort Hall Elementary School have found a gem of website - - that has helped them get thousands of dollars worth of books, equipment, furniture and other much needed supplies for their classrooms. is an online charity for the classroom.

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