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NEW ORLEANS â€” Former Blackfoot High School and Idaho State tight end Josh Hill caught his first career NFL touchdown pass Sunday afternoon against the San Francisco 49ers in New Orleans.
Hill hauled in a 3-yard touchdown pass from Drew Brees with 49 seconds left in the first quarter.
POCATELLO â€“ Fourth and short, a situation every offensive player wants to succeed in.
Facing a fourth and three from the West Side 12 yard line, the Cougars needed to convert on a short yardage play to continue the drive and possibly clinch a berth in next weekâ€™s 2A state title game.
But Cougars senior running back Connor Montgomeryâ€™s 35th carry of the game came up one yard short and West Side took over on downs.
POCATELLO â€” Heading into Saturday's 3A state semifinal rematch with Gooding, the Shelley Russets defense had not allowed an opponent to score a single point in the playoffs.
POCATELLO â€” Rematches are the story of the weekend for the two remaining Bingham County schools in the state football playoffs.
THOMAS â€” It's been a couple of weeks since Snake River defeated Parma for the championship in the Class 3A state volleyball tournament.
But Makena Shelley and her teammates still have a visual picture of the final moments of that final match at Couer d'Alene High School.
POCATELLO â€” It has been just two games, but the Idaho State women's basketball team is looking for a point guard to run head coach Seton Sobolewski's motion offense.
Snake Riverâ€™s Darci Polatis dribbles through three Pocatello defenders during their Jamboree at Pocatello High School
Tuesday night. The Panthers get their season underway next Tuesday at Teton. Most of the local high schools get their
seasons going on Friday.
POCATELLO â€” Bingham County football fans have two teams remaining in the Class 3A and Class 2A state tournament.
Shelley and Firth will play in the semifinals of their respective classifications on Saturday.
At 2:30 p.m. Firth will battle West Side at Idaho State University's Holt Arena. The winner will play the winner of the 5 p.m. game between Declo and Wendell, which is also being played at Holt. The two Class 2A survivors will play for the state championship the following week.
THOMAS â€” With a berth in next week's 3A state semifinal on the line two Bingham County rivals took to the field of Snake River High School Saturday.
Connor Montgomery scored four touchdowns to lead Firth to a 46-20 victory over Cole Valley Christian in the Class 2A football quarterfinals on Friday.
See Saturday's print edition for more details.