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October 23rd, 2011

Community welcomes 116th soldiers home

October 23, 2011

BLACKFOOT — For many members of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team of the Idaho National Guard, being away from their homes and families is not a new experience — several just completed their second or third deployment— but each time coming home is just as sweet.
The community of Blackfoot welcomed home the 116th Saturday night with an informal bonfire and chili dinner. Several guardsmen and their families were in attendance.

Broncos crowned state champs!

October 23, 2011

MIDDLETON — The Blackfoot Broncos accomplished their lofty goal on Saturday evening as they blanked a very talented Caldwell team 3-0 for their first ever state soccer championship.
"The standard has been raised. The first state championship for a Blackfoot team, that's the new standard now," Blackfoot head coach Liam Pope said. "To win a state championship, it is just brilliant and it sets a new precedence for Blackfoot soccer."

Panthers capture first boys state soccer title

October 23, 2011

CALDWELL – History was made on Saturday afternoon as the Snake River Panther soccer squad capped off their monumental run through the 3A State Soccer Championship Tournament with a dominating 5-0 victory over the Redskins of Teton.
“This is just indescribable for me,” Snake River head coach Trevor Peterson said. “To have played for three years as a player for Snake River and then to be fortunate enough to coach these guys and help build this program just leaves me a little speechless.”

October 21st

Shelley beats Bonneville 41-40 in thriller

October 22, 2011

Russets Sting Bees Late
By Ron James
For the Morning News
SHELLEY — For those in the stands at Shelley High School on Friday night to see the Russets take on the visiting Bees of Bonneville, you were treated to one of the best games of the year as Shelley scored late to complete a comeback from 12 points down and nip Bonneville 41 – 40.

Blackfoot eases past Hillcrest, 38-22

October 22, 2011

By KASEY JONAS
For The Morning News

AMMON — Blackfoot overcame a slow start and used a strong second half to down Hillcrest, 38-22 at
Thunder Stadium Friday night. The Broncos celebrated with their District Six championship trophy that was presented to the team after the game.
At the start of the game, after Hillcrest attempted an on-side kick, Blackfoot recovered the ball on its own 43-yard line.
Then with 9:43 on the clock quarterback Trae Pilster threw a 43-yard touchdown pass to Colby Pearson. Pearson then ran the ball for a two-point conversion.

Snake River runs all over American Falls, 70-7

October 22, 2011

By BOB HUDSON
bobhudson@cableone.net
THOMAS — Snake River coach Jeff Dalley didn't know what to make of the Panthers' 70-7 beat-down of American Falls in South East Idaho Conference football action on Friday.
"I never would have expected it," Dalley said. "I really thought it would be a slugfest."

Tribal member offers cleanup solution

October 22, 2011

POCATELLO — A member of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes with an extensive history as a non-degreed engineer disagrees with the Environmental Protection Agency's assertion that there is no safe alternative to capping the former FMC site of the Eastern Michaud Flats Superfund site, which lies largely within the Fort Hall Indian Reservation.
The site contains a variety of dangerous materials, including elemental phosphorus and radioactive materials.

3 Shelley schools earn state AYP

October 22, 2011

SHELLEY – Three Shelley schools—Shelley High School (SHS), Sunrise Elementary and Hobbs Middle School—received letters of commendation from the Idaho Department of Education. These three schools have met the Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) standards set by the State of Idaho.
“All three schools met AYP standards in all 41 categories,” said Superintendent Bryan Jolley.
The football team from SHS was also named academic state champions for fall sports in the 4A division, he said.

3 Shelley schools earn state AYP

October 22, 2011

SHELLEY – Three Shelley schools—Shelley High School (SHS), Sunrise Elementary and Hobbs Middle School—received letters of commendation from the Idaho Department of Education. These three schools have met the Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) standards set by the State of Idaho.
“All three schools met AYP standards in all 41 categories,” said Superintendent Bryan Jolley.
The football team from SHS was also named academic state champions for fall sports in the 4A division, he said.

Bartolo hat trick lifts Broncos into state title game

October 21, 2011

CALDWELL – The Blackfoot Broncos rode the right foot of senior Gerardo Bartolo all the way into the 4A State Soccer Championship game. The talented striker knocked in not one, not two, but all three Blackfoot goals in a hard fought 3-2 victory over Skyview on Friday afternoon at Caldwell High School.
“Right from the beginning of the game you could tell that we were all focused and ready to go,” Bartolo said. “We want to win a championship so badly and we came out attacking, attacking and just taking the game to them. To get three goals, my senior year, well that feels amazing.”

 

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