Archive - Sep 2010 - Latest Sports
BLACKFOOT - When the Blackfoot Lady Broncos Soccer team took to the pitch on Thursday taking on the visiting Rigby Lady Trojans, they did so without three of their key starters.
Behind the inspired play of their defense and the addition of a pair of junior varsity call ups, the Broncos came away with an important 2-0 shut out of the Trojans, keeping their hopes of a district regular season title alive.
"Rigby came in here with their best team in many years," said Coach Scott Stufflebeam. "For the girls to step up their play and come away with a win today was huge for us."
THOMAS â€” Fresh legs prevailed at Snake River High School on Wednesday afternoon as the Snake River Lady Panthers took to the pitch after a rare 5 day rest.
The fresh legs were noticeable from the onset as Snake River dominated play throughout the contest, winning 4-0 over a game American Falls squad.
"The 2 game a week schedule is going to help us," Snake River head coach Randy Turpin said. "We played a much better team game today and the hard work that we have been putting into practice showed because the newer kids are really picking it up."
THOMAS â€” In a rough and tumble conference tilt with American Falls the Snake River Panthers earned a hard fought 1-1 draw on Wednesday evening.
"This was pretty evenly matched," Snake River head coach Trevor Peterson said. "We probably weren't as clean as we could have been but it was a rough and physical match which is how they play."
SHELLEY â€” There was a bonfire at Shelley High School on Wednesday evening as the student body warmed up their homecoming week with the age old tradition.
Unfortunately, that fire didn't carry over into the gym where the Shelley volleyball team dropped both ends of their tri-match with Rigby and Idaho Falls.
In each match the Lady Russets found themselves on the short end of a 3-0 sweep although the second match against the Idaho Falls squad was certainly a valiant effort.
SHELLEY â€” The Shelley Lady Russets welcomed the Blackfoot Lady Broncos to town on Tuesday afternoon as the new conference foes battled it out on the pitch for the last time this regular season.
In a highly entertaining contest Blackfoot emerged triumphant 3-1 but not without a valiant fight by the Lady Russets.
SHELLEY â€” County foes collided for the second time this soccer season this time on the home field of the Shelley Russets as the Blackfoot squad came calling for a High Country Conference showdown.
With the moon rising overhead, the Broncos prevailed 6-0 in a twilight match that witnessed good things being done on each sideline.
ST. ANTHONY â€” The Aberdeen Tigers commenced on a rare double header on the pitch Saturday as they took on both Fremont County teams at their respective home fields.
After catching a 6 A.M bus ride to Ashton the Aberdeen squad picked up a nice 3-2 victory over North Fremont. After that win, Aberdeen then traveled to St. Anthony where they tangled with the Cougars, eventually dropping a defensive struggle 1-0.
REXBURG - The Blackfoot Broncos travelled north to Rexburg to take on the Madison for the Bobcats homecoming game and came away with a 31-8 victory.
The Broncos took advantage of some Bobcat miscues, including hitting a seam pass on the second play of the game, good for a 68 yard pass and catch play for the game's opening score.
"Pilster really made some nice throws tonight," said Coach Stan Buck. "The first pass to (Beau) Hoskins really set the tone for the game tonight."
THOMAS â€” The Snake River Panthers reverted to the time tested football formula on Saturday evening, pounding the rock with seven different running backs, who amassed 221-yards of rushing between them and then turned the ball over to their stingy defense who collected a trio of turnovers, leading the Panthers to a 26-7 homecoming victory over the Savages of Salmon.
By MARK HIGH
SHELLEY â€” Bingham County rivals collided on the volleyball court on Thursday evening as Blackfoot made their inaugural visit to Shelley for a good old fashioned High Country Conference duel.
At the end of the night the host Russets emerged victorious, winning the match in 4 sets 25-22, 21-25, 25-19 and 25-12.
â€śBeating these 4A and 5A teams has been phenomenal,â€ť Shelley head coach Ceanna Larson said. â€śThere have been many people who have doubted that we could even compete at this level so it is awesome to come out and prove what we can do.â€ť