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November 2nd, 2011

UNLV coach suspends 5 players for Boise State game

November 2, 2011

LAS VEGAS (AP) — UNLV coach Bobby Hauck says five players have been suspended and will miss Saturday's matchup with No. 5 Boise State.

Hauck says the suspensions are for violations of team rules and code of conduct. Hauck did not provide more details of the violations.

The players suspended include: freshman linebacker Peni Vea; freshman receiver Devante Davis; junior linebacker Princeton Jackson; sophomore running back Tim Cornett and sophomore linebacker Tani Maka.

November 1st

Big East to extend invites as it starts to rebuild

November 1, 2011

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Big East Commissioner John Marinatto says the conference will begin extending invitations to potential new members as the league tries to rebuild after losing four schools.

Marinatto declined to say which schools will receive invites to the Big East. He did say the league will hand out invites for football-only and all sports and the league is looking to expand westward.

The Big East's plan is to add Boise State, Navy and Air Force as football-only members and SMU, Houston and Central Florida for all sports.

Prep football playoffs

November 1, 2011

Class 4A
Columbia at Hillcrest, Friday, 7 p.m.
Blackfoot at Skyview, Friday, 7 p.m.
Middleton at Lakeland, Friday, 7 p.m.
Preston at Pocatello (Holt Arena), Friday, 7 p.m.

Class 3A
Kellogg at Fruitland, Saturday, 1 p.m.
Weiser at Timberland, Saturday, noon
Snake River vs. Salmon (Holt Arena), 5 p.m. Saturday
Marsh Valley vs. Kimberly (Holt Arena), 2:30 p.m. Saturday

Class 2A
Firth at Declo, Friday, 6 p.m.
New Plymouth at Nampa Christian, 7 p.m. Friday
West Side vs. Butte County, (Holt Arena), noon, Saturday
Gooding vs. Grangeville (Kibbie Dome), 5 p.m. Friday

October 30th

Twice as Nice; Panthers repeat 3A state volleyball championship

October 30, 2011

COEUR D'ALENE — Don't be surprised at your Halloween party this evening if you bump into someone dressed as a back-to-back champion because there are a fine group of Snake River Panthers who are exactly that after the Panther volleyball team accomplished their season long goal on Saturday with a pair of thrilling victories in the 3A state volleyball tournament.
"To be in the championship and then actually win it, there are no words for it," Snake River head coach Shelli VanOrden said.

October 28th

Defense leads Broncos to 41-13 win over Wood River

October 29, 2011

BLACKFOOT — Colby Pearson scored four touchdowns and the heavily favored Blackfoot Broncos took care of business in a convincing 41-13 home win over Wood River on Friday evening.
The visiting Wolverines put a brief scare into the large Blackfoot crowd who braved the bone chilling wind as they forced a fumble on Blackfoot's first offensive play of the game.
The defense quickly alleviated that anxious moment however as they drove the Wolverines back on the next three plays and after a punt, the Broncos wound up with a net loss of five yards on the the whole series of events.

October 27th

Firth topples Malad, 33-26, in Class 2A football playoffs

October 28, 2011

POCATELLO – The Firth Cougar football program took a huge step back to where it has historically been on Thursday evening as it knocked off the Malad Dragons 33-26 in the first round of the 2A state football playoffs.
Mitch Orme led the way for a Cougar team that was looking to exact a little bit of payback on the Dragons from a heartbreaking two-point loss two months ago.
Orme was fantastic as he accounted for three touchdowns for the Cougars, a pair rushing and another through the air as he amassed 102 yards on the ground and 83 through the air.

Snake River downs South Fremont in first round of Class 3A playofs

October 28, 2011

POCATELLO – Led by Wyatt Wray’s four touchdown passes, Snake River knocked off South Fremont for the second time this season on Thursday, advancing to the next round of the Class 3A state football playoffs with a 34-23 victory at Idaho State’s Holt Arena.

Photo Gallery — Snake River Soccer Championship Game

October 27, 2011

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.

Photo Gallery — Blackfoot High School Soccer Championship Game

October 27, 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.

October 23rd

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."

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