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September 21st, 2010
SHELLEY â€” The Shelley Lady Russets welcomed the Blackfoot Lady Broncos to town on Tuesday afternoon as the new conference foes battled it out on the pitch for the last time this regular season.
In a highly entertaining contest Blackfoot emerged triumphant 3-1 but not without a valiant fight by the Lady Russets.
SHELLEY â€” County foes collided for the second time this soccer season this time on the home field of the Shelley Russets as the Blackfoot squad came calling for a High Country Conference showdown.
With the moon rising overhead, the Broncos prevailed 6-0 in a twilight match that witnessed good things being done on each sideline.
ST. ANTHONY â€” The Aberdeen Tigers commenced on a rare double header on the pitch Saturday as they took on both Fremont County teams at their respective home fields.
After catching a 6 A.M bus ride to Ashton the Aberdeen squad picked up a nice 3-2 victory over North Fremont. After that win, Aberdeen then traveled to St. Anthony where they tangled with the Cougars, eventually dropping a defensive struggle 1-0.
REXBURG - The Blackfoot Broncos travelled north to Rexburg to take on the Madison for the Bobcats homecoming game and came away with a 31-8 victory.
The Broncos took advantage of some Bobcat miscues, including hitting a seam pass on the second play of the game, good for a 68 yard pass and catch play for the game's opening score.
"Pilster really made some nice throws tonight," said Coach Stan Buck. "The first pass to (Beau) Hoskins really set the tone for the game tonight."
THOMAS â€” The Snake River Panthers reverted to the time tested football formula on Saturday evening, pounding the rock with seven different running backs, who amassed 221-yards of rushing between them and then turned the ball over to their stingy defense who collected a trio of turnovers, leading the Panthers to a 26-7 homecoming victory over the Savages of Salmon.
By MARK HIGH
SHELLEY â€” Bingham County rivals collided on the volleyball court on Thursday evening as Blackfoot made their inaugural visit to Shelley for a good old fashioned High Country Conference duel.
At the end of the night the host Russets emerged victorious, winning the match in 4 sets 25-22, 21-25, 25-19 and 25-12.
â€śBeating these 4A and 5A teams has been phenomenal,â€ť Shelley head coach Ceanna Larson said. â€śThere have been many people who have doubted that we could even compete at this level so it is awesome to come out and prove what we can do.â€ť
BLACKFOOT â€” Extra time can be a killer and in the instance of the Blackfoot and Idaho Falls boys soccer match on Tuesday evening, extra time played against the Broncos as Idaho Falls scored nearly five minutes after regulation time had expired, leading to a 1-1 tie.
"You never want to allow a late goal in like that but we have nothing to be ashamed about," Blackfoot head coach Liam Pope said. "The fact that we were so close to the prize makes us a bit disappointed about not getting it."