ATOMIC CITY – The Atomic Motor Raceway finished the season with a bang and some unexpected ceremonies Saturday night as not only were the season champions crowned, but a wedding took place during the intermission between heat racing and main events.

BLACKFOOT – There are a lot of times that you will see brothers or sisters that are both athletes and compete in the same sport. In the NFL in recent times, you had the Manning brothers, both quarterbacks and both champions as Peyton and Eli both have won a couple of Super Bowls.

BLACKFOOT – Kyle Steidley is 11 years old and he is already one of the more respected and decorated golfers in Bingham County. Yes, he is only 11 years old.

BLACKFOOT – This week is a busy one for Bingham County sports. There are no less than 36 games scheduled this week around the county and that doesn’t include any of the volleyball tournaments that may be going on.

IDAHO FALLS – The Tiger/Grizz Invitational cross country meet has come and gone for another year and there were some great results for some of the local runners.

BLACKFOOT – The Snake River Panthers and head coach Mike Kirkham will be hosting the annual Snake River Cross Country Invitational on Thursday and the meet has already drawn 12 high school teams and 12 additional junior high school teams as entries.

SHELLEY – For the third straight week, the Shelley Russets and new head coach Josh Wells were matched up with a defending state champion Friday.

BLACKFOOT – The Blackfoot Broncos, who were very impressive in their season opening win over Lakeland, were just as disappointing in their home opener a week ago against Star Valley.

BLACKFOOT – The Bingham County Youth Jazz Basketball program has announced that registration for this year’s program will take place on Tuesday through Thursday at Mountain View Middle School.

THOMAS – Whenever you get two Bingham County schools together for a game of football, you can count on both teams coming to play.

GROVELAND – Ray Butt is rapidly becoming a fixture at Atomic Motor Raceway. He has been there for nearly three years and is gaining experience with each race that he drives and he is driving in the fastest, toughest division of racing at AMR, the Modifieds.

BLACKFOOT – This week’s edition of Friday Night Lights looks at all six of the Bingham County schools and how they will fare against their opponents. Two of the six, Snake River and Firth, will be matched up against each other and presents a very intriguing game.

ATOMIC CITY – Atomic Motor Raceway is gearing up for a big final weekend, one in which all of the series finals will be determined and winners crowned in each of the classifications.

IDAHO FALLS – The Blackfoot Broncos have had some trouble scoring since the injury to junior forward Frankie Garcia. Just when they seemed to get that under control with an up-tempo offense, things seemed to come a bit unraveled when the team traveled to Idaho Falls to tangle with the Tigers…

BLACKFOOT – Another year of the Eastern Idaho State Fair has come and gone and left us with the memories of great racing, both pari-mutuel and Indian Relay Racing.

BLACKFOOT – Local cross country teams were in action over the weekend, starting with the Firth Cougars who traveled to Terreton for the West Jefferson Invitational.

FIRTH – The Firth Cougars opened the season a week ago with a tough opponent — The top-ranked team in the state in West Side, on the road, and came away with a loss 28-18.

THOMAS – Following an opening season win over Kimberly by the tune of 42-14, there was a general feeling around the campus of Snake River High School that the Panthers were back. Back to the glory days of five straight state championships and 10 overall state championships in football.

BLACKFOOT – After being treated to a great exhibition of race riding by Nakia Ramirez on Monday, the Eastern Idaho State Fair will wrap up racing at the fair with eight races today and another eight-race program on Saturday.

BLACKFOOT – Football is back and it’s back with a vengeance, at least as far as high school football is concerned.

SHELLEY – The Shelley Russets invited the Idaho Falls Lady Tigers to town for a friendly conference match of volleyball and quickly took the first game from the Tigers by the score of 25-21.

BLACKFOOT – It was not the game that Blackfoot head coach Liam Pope expected nor wanted for his team Tuesday afternoon. It was a disputed goal on an interesting call that allowed the Madison Bobcats to nail down a 1-0 win over the Broncos in a non-conference matchup of High Country Conferenc…

IDAHO FALLS – Just two days after the Blackfoot Broncos dropped their season opener to 5A Rigby, a game in which the Broncos appeared to be a tad bit tentative in their offense, that was not the case on Thursday, when the Broncos traveled to Idaho Falls to tangle with the Skyline Grizzlies i…

BLACKFOOT – It is shaping up to be a busy week in Bingham County with all of the high school fall sports underway and the Eastern Idaho State Fair in full swing as well.

BLACKFOOT – In horse racing, a trainer is always looking for a little bit of an advantage. They buy the best feed that they can get their hands on, they use the best farriers, they take a little extra time grooming their horses, and they always try and have the best jockey available to ride …

BLACKFOOT – Local high school harriers got their 2019 season underway with a pair of cross country meets. The first, the Blackfoot Classic, saw Blackfoot, Pocatello, Snake River and Minico take part, while the second, the Madison Dash, entertained local teams Shelley and Firth.

BLACKFOOT – Well, horse racing fans, the Eastern Idaho State Fair is back and in full swing as we bring you what’s happening at the races this year. We will talk about the races on Sunday and Monday, and there are some dandies.

BLACKFOOT – It was a mixed bag of results as the Bingham County football teams took to the gridiron this week.

POCATELLO – The Blackfoot Broncos football team has been looking for a speedy runner in their backfield ever since Jager Leavitt held that spot a number of years ago.

BLACKFOOT – Well, aside from the two Thursday night games, one for Shelley and one for Sho-Ban, the high school football season kicks off in high gear tonight.

SHELLEY – When there is a new sheriff in town, it’s always good to have a couple of deputies already wearing a star and ready to protect your back.

BLACKFOOT – Blackfoot High School Broncos graduated 26 seniors in 2018, from a team that may have made the 4A playoffs, but lost in the first round to Middleton by a score of 44-36.

ABERDEEN – Aberdeen will have some rebuilding to do, but with Head Coach Jeff Duffin at the helm, it shouldn’t be too tough of a problem. He always seems to be able to reload and keep going.

FIRTH – The Firth Cougars are a program that is used to winning and has won a couple of state championships along the way.

FIRTH – Not only is Cannon Carpenter the kind of athlete that coaches love to see trying out for their sport, he is the kind of athlete that will do anything and play any position that the coach wants him to.

THOMAS – The Snake River High School Panthers football team has a very rich tradition of winning. They have won 10 State titles, including five straight between 1998 and 2002.

SHELLEY – Jackson Hess will not be the biggest player on the Shelley Russets football team this year, but you can bet that the opposing team will know who he is and where he plays by the time the game is over.

FORT HALL –With the Sho-Ban Chiefs playing Eight Man Football this season, it is a good idea to expose people to just what it is.

THOMAS – Anytime that a team returns a quarterback from the previous year, there is talk of a championship contender. That just shows you how important that position is to a football team.

SHELLEY – Shelley High School will kick off the 2019 football season under new direction with the hiring of Shelley graduate Josh Wells to lead the program.

ABERDEEN – The four captains for Aberdeen — Alex Cerna, Jesus Guillen, Clay Ingersol and Carson Wynn — will be counted upon for a lot this year.