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Arm wrestling champs crowned

September 3, 2013

BLACKFOOT — The 2013 State Arm Wrestling Championship took place on Saturday at the Eastern Idaho State Fair. The 21st annual championship drew 158 participants from Idaho, Utah, Montana and Nevada.

Shelley rolls over West Jordan, Utah, 28-6

August 31, 2013

It was not the start the defending 3A state champion Shelley Russets wanted, but the end result turned out to be just what the Russet faithful wanted.
 After surrendering a 65-yard touchdown in the third play of the game the Russets outscored visiting West Jordan 28-0 to earn a 28-6 win in the second game of the Rocky Mountain Rumble Friday in Holt Arena.
After shutting down the Jaguars on the first two offensive plays of the game, West Jordan quarterback Colton Mickelson found a wide open Chandler Frischknect who beat the Shelley secondary for a 65-yard touchdown.

Snake River edges South Fremont, 20-16

August 31, 2013

By DENNIS HIGH 
For the Morning News 
ST. ANTHONY- When you think of the Panthers from Snake River, you think of tough, gritty farm kids. The Panthers showed their resilience Friday night as they outlasted the Cougars of South Fremont 20-16.
The Panthers start this season returning only two starters from last year’s squad, so they expected some growing pains as they played the opener.
“Most of these kids haven’t ever played in this situation; we have a lot of young kids, and I am really proud of the way they stepped up for us tonight,” said coach Jeff Dalley.

Idaho Falls holds off furious Blackfoot rally

August 31, 2013

Clayton Powell sealed Idaho Falls' 40-35 non-conference victory over Blackfoot when he intercepted Taylor Pearson's pass with 10 seconds remaining on Friday night.
Down 40-14 entering the fourth quarter, the Broncos finally got their offense untracked and scored three times to make things interesting.
With the Tigers (1-0) trying to play conservatively to protect their big lead, the Broncos (0-1) got an 11-yard touchdown run from Austin Capson, a 10-yard run from Kylar Haddon and an 11-yard pass from Pearson to Matt Peterson and three points-after-touchdowns from Gabe Botello.

Lady Panthers sweep Lady Diggers

August 30, 2013

THOMAS — Last week Snake River head coach Shelli Van Orden said she wanted to fight for every win she got during the season.
Well in Thursday night's season opener against Sugar-Salem, the Panthers got the fight she wanted.

Lady Panthers hold on for win over South Fremont

August 29, 2013

THOMAS — Snake River's offensive players spent a lot of time in front of South Fremont's goal on Wednesday.

Broncos squeak past Skyline

August 28, 2013

IDAHO FALLS — The schedule may have said this was the first game of the season for the Blackfoot Broncos boys soccer team, but Tuesday's opener with Skyline had all the make up of a playoff game.

Shelley ranked No. 1 in first Class 3A football poll

August 26, 2013

Defending champion Shelley is the top team in the first Class 3A football poll of the season.
The Russets got seven first place votes.
Snake River is ranked fourth in the preseason poll.
Firth is ranked second in the initial Class 2A poll and Blackfoot is ranked third in the first Class 4A poll of the season.
Play begins this weekend with Idaho Falls at Blackfoot, Snake River at South Fremont, Firth at Westside and Shelley taking on West Jordan, Utah, in Holt Arena.

5A
1. Coeur d’Alene (6) 0-0 36
2. Highland (2) 0-0 33
3. Borah 0-0 15
4. Rocky Mountain 0-0 9
5. Capital 0-0 8

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