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November 11th, 2013
POCATELLO â€” Bingham County football fans have two teams remaining in the Class 3A and Class 2A state tournament.
Shelley and Firth will play in the semifinals of their respective classifications on Saturday.
At 2:30 p.m. Firth will battle West Side at Idaho State University's Holt Arena. The winner will play the winner of the 5 p.m. game between Declo and Wendell, which is also being played at Holt. The two Class 2A survivors will play for the state championship the following week.
THOMAS â€” With a berth in next week's 3A state semifinal on the line two Bingham County rivals took to the field of Snake River High School Saturday.
Connor Montgomery scored four touchdowns to lead Firth to a 46-20 victory over Cole Valley Christian in the Class 2A football quarterfinals on Friday.
See Saturday's print edition for more details.
POCATELLO â€” The last time the Idaho State and Portland State football teams met, the Vikings rolled all over the Bengals racking up 77 points and almost 800 yards of total offense in a 77-10 victory in Portland last season.
SHELLEY â€” Shelley cross-country runners Mark Crandall (on left) and Austin Stewart prepare to sign their 3A victory banner Tuesday. For the first time, the Shelley boys' harriers won the state 3A cross country contest. Stewart was the number one runner in the 3A contest.
It took less than four minutes for the Idaho State menâ€™s basketball team to show the fans in Reed Gym their new look offense and defense.
No, coach Bill Evans' patented 2-3 zone is not gone; it has just been improved thanks in part to an influx of new talent and a pressure trapping perimeter defense.
In those opening minutes the Bengals forced a handful of turnovers and got five quick points from Andre Hatchett as ISU ran away with a 97-54 win over Dickinson State in the exhibition opener at Reed Gym Monday night.
THOMAS â€” After watching Teton march down the field in the final seven minutes of the game and punch the ball in the end zone to cut the Snake River lead down to 15-13 the Panther needed to make a play to keep their playoff run alive.
The Snake River and Firth High School volleyball teams along with the Shelley boys and girls cross country teams took home state championships on Saturday afternoon.
See Monday's edition of the Morning News for more on the victories.
BLACKFOOT â€” Friday night's game for the Blackfoot and Rigby football teams had a different meaning for both teams.
COUER D'ALENE â€” Snake River and Firth took two steps toward state volleyball championships on Friday.
The Panthers, playing in the Class 3A tournament at Couer d'Alene High School, opened with a 21-25, 25-23, 25-15, 25-21 victory over Fruitland. They followed that up with 25-19, 25-18, 25-19 victory over Filer.
Snake River will play Parma at 11 a.m. PDT this morning in the semifinal match.
The championship match is scheduled at 3 p.m.