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October 21st, 2011

Blackfoot eases past Hillcrest, 38-22

October 22, 2011

By KASEY JONAS
For The Morning News

AMMON — Blackfoot overcame a slow start and used a strong second half to down Hillcrest, 38-22 at
Thunder Stadium Friday night. The Broncos celebrated with their District Six championship trophy that was presented to the team after the game.
At the start of the game, after Hillcrest attempted an on-side kick, Blackfoot recovered the ball on its own 43-yard line.
Then with 9:43 on the clock quarterback Trae Pilster threw a 43-yard touchdown pass to Colby Pearson. Pearson then ran the ball for a two-point conversion.

Snake River runs all over American Falls, 70-7

October 22, 2011

By BOB HUDSON
bobhudson@cableone.net
THOMAS — Snake River coach Jeff Dalley didn't know what to make of the Panthers' 70-7 beat-down of American Falls in South East Idaho Conference football action on Friday.
"I never would have expected it," Dalley said. "I really thought it would be a slugfest."

Tribal member offers cleanup solution

October 22, 2011

POCATELLO — A member of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes with an extensive history as a non-degreed engineer disagrees with the Environmental Protection Agency's assertion that there is no safe alternative to capping the former FMC site of the Eastern Michaud Flats Superfund site, which lies largely within the Fort Hall Indian Reservation.
The site contains a variety of dangerous materials, including elemental phosphorus and radioactive materials.

3 Shelley schools earn state AYP

October 22, 2011

SHELLEY – Three Shelley schools—Shelley High School (SHS), Sunrise Elementary and Hobbs Middle School—received letters of commendation from the Idaho Department of Education. These three schools have met the Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) standards set by the State of Idaho.
“All three schools met AYP standards in all 41 categories,” said Superintendent Bryan Jolley.
The football team from SHS was also named academic state champions for fall sports in the 4A division, he said.

3 Shelley schools earn state AYP

October 22, 2011

SHELLEY – Three Shelley schools—Shelley High School (SHS), Sunrise Elementary and Hobbs Middle School—received letters of commendation from the Idaho Department of Education. These three schools have met the Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) standards set by the State of Idaho.
“All three schools met AYP standards in all 41 categories,” said Superintendent Bryan Jolley.
The football team from SHS was also named academic state champions for fall sports in the 4A division, he said.

Bartolo hat trick lifts Broncos into state title game

October 21, 2011

CALDWELL – The Blackfoot Broncos rode the right foot of senior Gerardo Bartolo all the way into the 4A State Soccer Championship game. The talented striker knocked in not one, not two, but all three Blackfoot goals in a hard fought 3-2 victory over Skyview on Friday afternoon at Caldwell High School.
“Right from the beginning of the game you could tell that we were all focused and ready to go,” Bartolo said. “We want to win a championship so badly and we came out attacking, attacking and just taking the game to them. To get three goals, my senior year, well that feels amazing.”

Panthers cruise into state title game with 6-1 win

October 21, 2011

CALDWELL – The Snake River Panthers took a big step towards a 3A state championship on Friday afternoon as they turned in a convincing performance against perennial soccer power Payette with a 6-1 victory.
“The guys just came out and killed it today,” Snake River head coach Trevor Peterson said. “They came out and played an awesome game and I couldn’t be happier.”
Snake River drew first blood in the game in the eighteenth minute of play when a Payette player was called for an intentional hand ball on a ball that was heading for an open goal on a corner kick.

Martha Deon Munson, 91

October 21, 2011

Martha Deon Munson, 91, formerly of Blackfoot, passed away Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011 in Washington, Utah.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home and will be announced.

Geott C. Ferris, 90

October 21, 2011

Geott C. Ferris, 90, of Blackfoot passed away Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011 at the
Renaissance Assisted Living in Blackfoot.
He was born Jan, 4, 1921 in Weiser to Ora C. Ferris and Vina May Dawson Ferris.
He attended school through the eighth grade. He grew up on the family farm in Weiser and later ran the farm for a number of years. He also lived in Blackfoot and Aberdeen.
He was very active in 4-H while on the farm. He also enjoyed hunting. After he moved to Aberdeen, Geott always raised a large garden.

Walter ‘Vern’ Inskeep, 77

October 21, 2011

Walter “Vern” Inskeep 77, of Aberdeen passed away Monday Oct. 17, 2011. He was a loving husband, father, and friend with a wonderful sense of humor that will be missed greatly.
Vern was born July 22, 1934, in Blackfoot to Walter and Esther Jensen Inskeep. He was raised in the Pingree-Aberdeen area, where he attended school.
Vern joined the Army where he attended the Sixth Army Food School. He served as a cook for the Army officers in Fort Lewis, Wash.
On August 12, 1955, he married Jean Jarrett. They were married for 10 years, had one son, Major, and were late divorced.

 

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