March 12th, 2015
The weather outside is warming up a little earlier more than many of us in Bingham County could have thought.
And with that change in seasons the high school sports world shifts from in the gym to outside as the spring sports season is just getting underway.
But before we get to far into the spring sports letâ€™s take one last look at the girls basketball season as we honor the members of the All-Bingham County girls basketball team.
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BLACKFOOT â€” The Blackfoot Bronco baseball team opened the 2015 season with a 9-2 win over Skyline. For more on the game pick up Thursday's Morning News or visit the e-edition.
NAMPA â€”Â The Firth Cougars won their second consecutive 2A state championship with a 52-39 win over Soda Springs.
For more on the game visit the e-edition on Sunday or pick up Monday's Morning News.
MERIDIAN â€” The Shelley Russets and Firth Cougars open the state boys basketball tournament today in Boise. For a look at how each team got their pick up Thursday's Morning News or visit the e-edition.
POCATELLO â€” The Snake River wrestling team won the 3A state championship on Saturday in Holt Arena. For more on the tournament pick up Monday's Morning News or visit the e-edition.
ARIMO â€” The Snake River Panthers saw their season come to an end after a 60-52 loss to Marsh Valley in the 3A District 5 title game at Marsh Valley High School on Friday. For more on the game pick up Saturday's Morning News of visit the e-edition.
THOMAS â€” The Snake River Panthers fell to Marsh Valley 63-53 in the 3A District 5 tournament Thursday night. The Eagles and Panthers meet in a winner take all game tonight in Arimo. For more on the game pick up Friday's Morning News or visit the e-edition.
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Saturday February 21st, 2015
(#1) Kentucky (27-0) 110
Auburn (12-15) 75
Kentucky played host to SEC league door matt Auburn and appropriately blew them out of the gym. Kentucky used a 23-2 run in the first half to break open a 27 point first half lead. They never looked back as Auburn never seriously threatened again. Karl Anthony Towns led Kentucky with 19 points and 10 rebounds.
(#3) Gonzaga (28-1) 70
Saint Maryâ€™s (20-7) 60
COEUR D'ALENE (AP) â€” Imagine a world where items normally made of metal are fashioned out of wood - airplane engines, Ferris wheels, logging chains, Geneva drive gear mechanisms, maritime pulleys, pendulum systems within grandfather clocks.
Throw in mischievous puzzles, functional and fashionable home decor and unique pieces of art and you would see a world created by Ray Gotz.
"I just like to make stuff," the 88-year-old Coeur d'Alene resident said.