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April 12th, 2011
BLACKFOOT â€” A slow offensive start doomed the Blackfoot Bronco baseball squads chance at a win on Tuesday afternoon as the visiting Knights of Hillcrest built a commanding 9-1 lead after three innings of play and then played keep away, handing the Broncos a disappointing 18-6 defeat.
"We started the game kind of tentative and allowed them to get ahead and it's always tough to try and battle back when your behind," Blackfoot head coach Kenny Dahle said. "Hillcrest is a good team and Motes threw well but they are definitely beatable, I don't think that they are 12 runs better than us."
BLACKFOOT â€” The Blackfoot Broncos returned to the diamond on Wednesday afternoon, welcoming conference foe Rigby to town for a double-dip between the two schools.
At the end of a long afternoon, the Broncos found themselves on the right end of a sweep, winning game one 7-1 and then the nightcap 12-6.
THOMAS â€” The sun came out and the Panthers shown brightly as they swept a double-dip from the visiting Sugar-Salem Diggers on Friday afternoon 18-11 and 4-3.
"We were able to hit the heck out of the ball in the first game and in the second game they threw a really good pitcher but I was proud of the way that our kids hit off of him and got some runs early," Snake River head coach James Carter said. "We had some timely hitting and all in all it was a great day."
THOMAS â€” Behind a pair of triples and 6 RBI by junior Shane Parkinson, the Snake River Panthers jumped all over South Fremont and then cruised to a 13-7 victory at Snake River High School on Thursday afternoon.
"The kids played good, Shane Parkinson hit the ball hard and we got some good pitching," Snake River head coach James Carter said. "There were a couple of things defensively that we could have done better but all in all it was a good win. You can't feel bad about a win."
RIVERSIDE â€” The Snake River Lady Panthers got a stellar pitching performance from sophomore hurler Alyssa Delaney and the offense erupted for a 10 hit outing as Snake River downed South Fremont 7-1 on Thursday afternoon.
"We'll take the win, we got some timely hits which was good," Snake River head coach Kay Martin said. "It's not completely freezing cold today so that was nice as well."
IDAHO FALLS â€” After a two week hiatus, the Shelley Russet softball squad returned to the diamond on Wednesday afternoon as they opened their conference season with a double-header against Bonneville at Craver Field.
With the long lay off, the Lady Russets showed some rust, especially in the field as Bonneville swept both ends of the double dip 22-0 and 18-1.
BLACKFOOT â€” Blackfoot native Marianna Molinari will leave bright and early this morning for a 9 hour road trip to the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Molinari, a Blackfoot High School graduate will join approximately 600 other Olympic hopefuls in the Junior Olympics.
Molinari will be competing in the air rifle competition where her and her coach believe that she has a great shot at progressing into the finals.
BLACKFOOT â€” A day after a road loss at Bonneville, the Blackfoot Broncos returned home, looking for a season split with the Bees.
After an early start time on the diamond and a slow start at the plate, Blackfoot rebounded for a nice 5-3, come from behind victory.
"It really feels good. The boys came out today a little slow to get started but once they did I was really impressed," Blackfoot head coach Kenny Dahle said.
BLACKFOOT â€” Blackfoot and Snake River got together on Wednesday afternoon for a double dip on the softball field in a reschedule of the games that were snowed out on Tuesday.
Playing for their first games of the season, Blackfoot was able to get the better of the twin bill by sweeping their cross river rivals 5-1 and 12-4.
BLACKFOOT â€” The Blackfoot tennis team cruised by the Sugar-Salem Diggers on Wednesday with the boys squad winning 5.5 - .5 and the girls team pulling out a 3.5 - 2.5 victory.
"Over all it was a great win for us, we did very well on the day," Blackfoot head coach Brint Jefferis said. "Our freshman are playing really well and our doubles were real strong for us today."