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November 19th, 2011

Broncos win third state title in five seasons

November 19, 2011

POCATELLO – The Blackfoot Broncos faced a desperate, gambling, unconventional Middleton team on Friday night in the class 4A State Football Championship game and in the end; the Broncos proved that they were indeed the number one team in the state as they captured their third state title in the last five years with a 42-24 victory.
“We knew that it was going to be a tough game,” Blackfoot head coach Stan Buck said. “That was a good, good game and I’m just real happy for the kids that they were able to get it done. Now we can relax, rest and enjoy the winter sports season.”

Panthers capture class 3A Football Championship

November 19, 2011

POCATELLO – The Snake River Panthers took the lead on the second play from scrimmage and then out slugged the defending 3A state champion Fruitland Grizzlies 35-33 to capture yet another state title for the historic Panther football program at Idaho State’s Holt Arena on Friday evening.
“You only get so many moments like this in your lifetime and I am just so proud of the kids and what they accomplished tonight,” Snake River head coach Jeff Dalley said.

Photo gallery — Snake River Football Championship Game

November 19, 2011

Snake River defeated Fruitland 35-33 to win the 3A State Football Championship Friday night at Holt Arena.

November 17th

Dunn, Lady Panthers off and running

November 18, 2011

THOMAS — It took a while longer than expected but in the end, the Rich Dunn era of Snake River Lady Panther basketball got off to a successful start as the Lady Panthers opened their season with a 46-37 victory over Sugar-Salem on Thursday evening.
The start of the game was delayed by an hour and fifteen minutes due to the freshman and junior varsity games running long. In fact, the junior varsity game had to go into overtime before it was decided by a game winning basket by Kara Polatis with a second to go.

November 16th

Lady Tigers pull away from Lady Broncos

November 17, 2011

IDAHO FALLS — Early foul trouble spelled trouble for the Blackfoot Lady Broncos as they fell to 5A Idaho Falls 51-33 on Wednesday evening.
"We have both of our guards pick up those three early fouls and it really changed what we wanted to do," Blackfoot head coach Merle Smith said. "It did give us a chance to get other girls on our bench into the game which gave them all some valuable experience."
Blackfoot and Idaho Falls traded baskets throughout the first quarter with Kylie Coby and Boo Burnett scoring 4 points each in the opening stanza as the Lady Broncos took a 10-8 lead.

November 15th

Lady Cougars pounce in season opener

November 16, 2011

ST. ANTHONY — The Firth Lady Cougars looked in mid season form on Tuesday nights season opener as they traveled to 3A South Fremont for a non-conference showdown with the Lady Cougars of South Fremont.
In the end, it wasn't much of a contest however as Firth built a big first quarter lead and then played add on for the remainder of the night in a impressive 48-27 victory.
"I am just so proud of the kids," Firth head coach Sharla Cook said. "I really thought that they did an excellent job showing poise and confidence all night."

November 12th

Cougars march into 2A State Finals

November 13, 2011

POCATELLO — Four was a prevalent number for the Firth Cougars on Saturday evening. After starting the season 0-4, the Firth Cougars got 4 touchdown passes from Jacob Orme, all of which went to cousin Mitch Orme and the defense got a huge goal line stop on fourth down as the Cougars dumped New Plymouth 26-7 for a trip to the 2A state championship game next Friday in Moscow.

November 11th

Broncos one step closer to perfection

November 12, 2011

POCATELLO – 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.
“I’m glad that they are out of our league next year, I’ll tell you that,” Blackfoot coach Stan Buck said. “We knew that they were a tough team and it always seems like these games come down to an end like this.”
The end was certainly in doubt as Hillcrest came roaring back from an early 21-point deficit.

Panthers avenge early loss, crush Marsh Valley 35-8

November 12, 2011

POCATELLO – The Snake River Panthers got their revenge against an old foe on Friday night. It couldn’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.
“I felt that the last time we played them at their place that circumstances just didn’t make for an even game,” Snake River coach Jeff Dalley said. “The kids had talked about wanting a little revenge and they worked real hard all week preparing for tonight’s game.”

November 7th

Prep football playoffs

November 8, 2011

Class 4A
Friday
Pocatello at Middleton, 7 p.m.
At Holt Arena
Idaho State University
Hillcrest vs. Blackfoot, 5 p.m.
Class 3A
Weiser at Fruitland, 1 p.m.
At Holt Arena
Idaho State University
Snake River vs. Marsh Valley, 8 p.m.
Saturday
Class 2A
At Holt Arena
Idaho State University
Grangeville vs. West Side, 2:30 p.m.
New Plymouth vs. Firth, 5 p.m.

 

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