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Three Bingham County schools win state titles on Saturday

November 2, 2013

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.

Broncos finish season on high note

November 2, 2013

BLACKFOOT — Friday night's game for the Blackfoot and Rigby football teams had a different meaning for both teams.

Snake River, Firth advance in state volleyball tournaments

November 1, 2013

COUER D'ALENE — 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.

Shelley steamrolls American Falls in 3A playoff opener

November 1, 2013

Last week Shelley coach Travis Hobson said he wanted his starters to play the opening two quarters against American Falls in their class 3A playoff opener.
His starters got a little longer break than they had anticipated.
A 28-point first quarter outburst was more than enough as Shelley cruised to a 52-0 victory in Holt Arena Thursday night.
American Falls was outmanned and a huge underdog to the top-seeded Russets so making any type of mistake could prove to be especially costly.

The quest for a state championship begins

October 30, 2013

POCATELLO — Believe it or not the high school football playoffs begin tonight. While many of the youngsters in our area will be out out trick-or-treating, three of the teams from Bingham County will be suiting up and beginning their quests for state football championships.

Former BHS tight end Josh Hill catches first career NFL passes

October 29, 2013

NEW ORLEANS — It was a weekend of firsts for former Blackfoot High School and Idaho State tight end Josh Hill last Sunday.
Hill the undrafted free agent by the Saints caught his first two passes in the NFL Sunday in New Orleans 35-17 win over the Buffalo Bills.
Hill caught two passes for 17 yards, the longest being nine yards.
So far this season, Hill has played in all eight of the Saints games, mostly on special teams.
New Orleans currently sits at 6-1 and in first place in the NFC South.

Clarke, Oseguera lead BHS soccer honors

October 29, 2013

BLACKFOOT — After helping lead the Blackfoot High School girls soccer team to their first state tournament appearance in a decade, senior Cassandra Clarke was honored with a selection to the High Country Conference's all-conference team.

Lady Russets returning to state

October 27, 2013

POCATELLO – Scouting an opponent is important no matter the sport.
For the Shelley High School volleyball team, scouting their 3A state play-in game opponent Bear Lake was extremely important, and in fact it may have been the difference in the game.

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