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November 21st, 2013
POCATELLO â€” During his playing days at Aberdeen High School Trevor Spence was a big fish in a small pond for the 2A Tigers.
As his senior year wound down Spence did not receive a whole lot of attention from college recruiters, but one school showed interest in the linebacker's talents and that was the school from just a 40 minute drive away, Idaho State.
When Spence set his first foot on campus in the fall of 2009 he had no idea how wild of a ride the next five years would be.
Read the full story in Friday's Morning News
THOMAS â€” Snake River scored just one basket in the fourth quarter Wednesday night against South Fremont, the good thing for Lady Panthers fans was it was a big one.
FIRTH â€” If the first game of the season was any indication the Firth Lady Cougars are going to have quite the 2013-14 season.
Kayla Jensen led four Cougars in double figures with a game-high 24 as Firth rolled to a 71-51 season opening win over South Fremont Tuesday night at Firth High School.
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.