Archive - Nov 12, 2011 - Latest Sports
POCATELLO â€“ For the fourth time in five years, the Blackfoot Broncos will be playing for the 4A state football championship. The Broncos earned that right with a thrilling, heart-stopping 34-31 victory over conference rival Hillcrest in Holt Arena on Friday.
â€śIâ€™m glad that they are out of our league next year, Iâ€™ll tell you that,â€ť Blackfoot coach Stan Buck said. â€śWe knew that they were a tough team and it always seems like these games come down to an end like this.â€ť
The end was certainly in doubt as Hillcrest came roaring back from an early 21-point deficit.
POCATELLO â€“ The Snake River Panthers got their revenge against an old foe on Friday night. It couldnâ€™t have come at a better time as they advanced to the 3A state championship game with a huge 35-8 blowout over longtime rival Marsh Valley. The Eagles won 14-0 earlier this season in a game played in a rainstorm.
â€śI felt that the last time we played them at their place that circumstances just didnâ€™t make for an even game,â€ť Snake River coach Jeff Dalley said. â€śThe kids had talked about wanting a little revenge and they worked real hard all week preparing for tonightâ€™s game.â€ť