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October 7th, 2011
ARIMO â€” Wet, muddy and miserable. Those three words describe the total experience for the Snake River Panthers on Friday night as they traveled to Marsh Valley for their conference opener on a less than ideal field.
Two days of rain certainly helped the home town eagles as they took advantage of the sloppy conditions, pounding the ball at the Panthers on every opportunity, eventually culminating in a 14-0 shut out.
BLACKFOOT â€” It was senior night at Blackfoot High School as the Blackfoot Broncos tangled with cross county rival Shelley for a High Country Conference tilt on the grid iron.
Playing in a steady drizzle for the entirety of the game, the two teams slugged it out with Blackfoot pulling away in the second half for a 28-0 victory.
"We did a lot better job in the second half defensively," Blackfoot head coach Stan Buck said. "The kids really stepped it up and played well, especially in the second half."
BLACKFOOT-The Blackfoot Lady Broncos faced off against the Bonneville Lady Bees, Tuesday night and fought hard but came up short by one point with the Bees taking the win 4-3.
As the Bees and the Broncos faced off , the wind became a factor leading to many close attempts by the Bees but Blackfootâ€™s goalie Caya Ballesteros had good saves. Bonneville was able to make a goal in the tenth minute of play and then followed that up two minutes later with another goal making the score 2-0 Bonneville.
IDAHO FALLS - The game was for all the marbles, well the regular season marbles anyway. Tuesday afternoon the Blackfoot Broncos traveled to the defending state champion Bonneville Bees for a match that would determine the regular season High Country Conference champion. In the end, the defending champs proved to be a tough out for the Broncos as they fell 3-1.
IDAHO FALLS â€“ Blackfoot tennis players were few in number at the recent Jim Sailer Memorial Junior Tennis Tournament, but the young squad still made their presence known.
Dylan Fuller was the champion in Boys' 12 Singles while Baylee Gorder earned top honors in Girls' 12/14 Singles.
Daylan Bird won the consolation championship in Boys' 14 Singles while Jacob Harris won the consolation championship for the Boys' 16 Singles.
BLACKFOOT â€” The team of Hal Nelson, Delynn Morgan, Skyler Young, Nancy Cushman and Mike Johnson won top honors at the Closing Social tournament at Blackfoot Golf Course on Saturday.
They shot a gross 296 to win the top prize by two strokes. Runnersup were Barrett Beck, Doneal Johns, James Carter, Cody Seamons and Brandon McNeil.
BLACKFOOT â€” Blackfoot High's football boosters will conduct a "Mash the Russets"-themed free tailgate party before the game with Shelley on Thursday.
Activities get underway at 5:30 p.m. in the stadium parking lot. Kickoff will be at 7 p.m.
This is the final regularly scheduled home game of the season and will feature Senior Night. In addition, members of the team and the coaching staff will wear pink shoelaces, wristbands and mouthguards in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month.
RIGBY â€” The dynamic duo of Trae Pilster and Colby Pearson were a lethal combination on Friday night as the tandem connected 9 times for 162 yards and two touchdowns as the visiting Blackfoot Broncos trampled all over the homecoming festivities of the Rigby Trojans.
"We knew that we could pass on them and we were able to take advantage of a few things out there," Pilster said.
"We watched a lot of film on them and we knew coming in that we would be able to pass the ball on them," added Pearson.
BLACKFOOT â€” It was a near perfect day for a soccer game on the Blackfoot pitch on Thursday afternoon as the Blackfoot Broncos squared off with conference rival Hillcrest on an evening when Blackfoot paid a fond farewell to four seniors.
Unfortunately, those seniors didn't pick up a win in their final home contest but they didn't lose either, finishing in a 1-1 tie.
THOMAS â€” A week ago the Snake River volleyball squad gutted out a four game victory over Sugar-Salem, looking a little leg weary in the effort. After a rare weekend off, the Lady Panthers retook to their home court looking for a conference win as American Falls came calling.
The rest did the Panthers good as they cruised to a relatively easy 25-7, 25-10, 25-10 victory.
"I think that they came back with a new focus tonight," Snake River head coach Shelli VanOrden said. "I was happy with how they came out and performed."