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Bronco comeback comes up short

December 2, 2010

IDAHO FALLS — The Blackfoot Bronco basketball team opened their 2010-11 campaign on Wednesday evening, traveling north up I-15 to tangle with the 5A Tigers of Idaho Falls.
At the end of the night, the home standing Tigers held off a furious fourth quarter rally by the Broncos by hitting 18 of 22 free throw attempts in the stanza, handing the Broncos a 76-62 loss.

Lady Panthers take round one 32-23

December 1, 2010

THOMAS — A long standing rivalry was renewed on Tuesday evening as the Blackfoot Lady Broncos traveled to Snake River to tangle with the Lady Panthers on the hard wood.
In a game that was as physical as any seen in recent memory the Lady Panthers rode the broad shoulders of Eden Van Orden to a 32-23 win, taking the first round in the season match up.

Bishop Kelly thwarts Blackfoot's bid to repeat

November 22, 2010

By MARK HIGH
sports@cableone.net
BOISE — The Blackfoot Bronco drive for a second straight state title came to an end on Saturday afternoon, unfortunately for the Broncos and their fans, the mission came up just short with a 41-28 defeat at the hands of the Bishop Kelly Knights.

Fruitland runs past Snake River, 42-14

November 22, 2010

By MARK HIGH
sports@cableone.net
BOISE — In a classic game of David vs Goliath the Snake River Panthers squared off with the top ranked an undefeated Fruitland Grizzlies on Saturday afternoon.
At the end of a rather physical contest, the Grizzlies proved without a shadow of a doubt that they are the top team in the 3A ranks, holding back the Panthers with a 42-14 victory.

Lady Tigers take a bite out of Lady Broncos

November 20, 2010

IDAHO FALLS — For the second time this week the Blackfoot Lady Broncos faced off with a 5A foe on the hardwood, this time at Idaho Falls were the Lady Tigers were equal to the task, sending Blackfoot packing with a 62-38 victory.
"There were times during that ball game that if we make our free throws and stop their offensive rebounds we are there, we are that close," Blackfoot head coach Mike Kirkham said. "I know it doesn't seem like that or look like it we just need to realize that we are close. I don't think that they have stopped playing hard though."

Highland romps over Blackfoot

November 18, 2010

BLACKFOOT — Entering Wednesday evenings game with the 5A Highland Rams the Blackfoot Lady Broncos knew that they had a tough contest on their hands. For a better portion of the evening, that tough contest was nearly impossible to handle as Highland came out firing, downing Blackfoot on their home court 64-33.

Firth comeback falls short

November 17, 2010

FIRTH —The Firth Lady Cougars turned in a valiant effort on Tuesday evening, erasing a double-digit fourth quarter deficit against the 3A South Fremont squad, but in the end the comeback came up just short as Firth fell 48-44.
"I was so proud of our kids," Firth head coach Sharla Cook said. "I thought that we showed great improvement from our first game. I thought that we did a much better job defensively and much better job of shooting our free throws."

Former Blackfoot star returns home

November 16, 2010

Blackfoot's favorite daughter will return to her old stomping grounds when Raimee Beck and her Air Force Academy teammates come to Reed Gym on Thursday night. They will play a women’s basketball game against Idaho State.
To say that I am looking forward to seeing Beck again is like saying I kind of like pizza. I plan on being there early Thursday night and I am expecting to see quite a few members of the community in the gym as well.

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