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Snake River wins District Five football championship

October 26, 2013

It was, as Brad Coombs described it, "the best Senior Night ever.
Coombs rushed for 87 yards and 4 touchdowns to help Snake River defeated Bear Lake 43-19 on Friday night. With the victory the Panthers (3-0, 6-3) claimed the District Five Class 3A championship. They will open the state playoffs with a home game against Teton at 1 p.m. on Nov. 1.
"That's definitely exciting," Coombs said of his big night. "Our offensive line really came to play this week. And credit our underclassmen for their role in this win."

Blackfoot pounds Pocatello, 45-28

October 26, 2013

Against Madison last week Blackfoot freshman quarterback Pacen Hayes did his best to try and bring the Broncos back from a 21-point deficit with a pair of fourth quarter touchdown passes.
After that game Broncos head coach Stan Buck said that he would start the player under center who wanted it more.
Friday night in Holt Arena against Pocatello it was the freshman under center and he did not disappoint.

Lady Cougars win district title

October 25, 2013

FIRTH — Firth head coach Carla reeves got quite the birthday present Thursday night from her Lady Cougars volleyball team, a 3A Nuclear Conference championship.
The Lady Cougars took down North Fremont in straight sets 25-14, 25-17, 25-14 to claim the district title and the berth in next week’s state tournament.
“It was a phenomenal season,” Reeves said. “The entire tournament we only lost one set.”
After the trophy was handed out the entire crowd sang happy birthday to Reeves.
“The team told me that they won the title for me,” Reeves said.

Fifth District champions

October 25, 2013

AMERICAN FALLS — The Snake River Lady Panthers volleyball team celebrates its 3A Fifth District championship
after taking down Bear Lake 25-12, 25-9, 25-19 at American Falls High School on
Thursday. “I was pleased. So pleased,” Snake River head coach Shelli Van Orden said.
“We played consistent. It wasn’t drop a set , then kill a team. ... All the scores were right
where we thought they’d be.” The Lady Panthers open State tournament play on Nov. 1
at 8 a.m. against the third place team from District 3.

Russets rout Teton, win district title

October 25, 2013

SHELLEY — Shelley senior quarterback Kaden Schmitt has been a key component for the Russets offense all season long.
Thursday night on senior night and the Mountain Rivers Conference title on the line Schmitt played one of his best games of the season throwing for 346 yards and four touchdowns and running for 102 yards and two more touchdowns as Shelley routed Teton 42-29 at Shelley High School.

Lady Broncos looking to make a statement

October 23, 2013

BLACKFOOT — When first year head coach Alisha Yeates and her team talked prior to the 2013 season, the team set the goal to just improve over last season.
But when the season was all said and done the Lady Broncos had a little more success than anyone in District 5/6 was expecting.

Panthers, Cougars reach district title games

October 22, 2013

AMERICAN FALLS — Over the past three years the Snake River High School volleyball team has established its dominance over the rest of the competition in the 3A Fifth District.
The Lady Panthers have been crowned district champions in each season earning the automatic state tournament berth that comes with it.
Tuesday at American Falls High School the Lady Panthers began their quest for a fourth consecutive district title with a straight set win over Bear Lake 25-17, 25-15, 25-8.

Next stop, the state soccer tourney

October 19, 2013

POCATELLO — As the final seconds ticked down in Saturday’s winner-to-state game between the Blackfoot Lady Broncos and Preston, the Blackfoot faithful that made the trip down to Century High School began to stir with excitement as there were just mere seconds separating Blackfoot form an appearance in next week’s state soccer tournament.
The Preston fans were string too, but this was in disapointment as the No. 2 seed in there District 5/6 tournament was about to handed its second 1-0 loss of the tournament by the lady Broncos.

 

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