BLACKFOOT – The new media poll for high school football in Idaho has been released and while there are very few changes in the various classifications, there were also fewer voters this week. Most notable was the fact that there were fewer teams at the top with unanimous votes coming their way.

We have reached the midway point in the regular season and are coming off a rough week for the local teams as Blackfoot put it number one ranking on the line last week and came up short to Skyline by the final of 14-3, Firth traveled to South Fremont and while in the game the entire 32 minut…

BLACKFOOT – As the regular season rapidly closes in on an ending, the latest conference standings are available to show the teams just where they stand.

THOMAS – It was the middle game of a three games in three days stretch, fairly late in the season, and the real danger was tired legs or heavy legs as coaches call them with the most important game of the stretch still one day away, when the team will travel to American Falls to take on the …

THOMAS – Just a few short years ago, the Snake River Lady Panthers were mired in a 1-14-1 season, a team that had lost the backing of the school and its fans and lost the interest in the female athletes of the school as well as losing game after game.

THOMAS – When Becky Adams Young took over the Snake River girls’ soccer program just over a year ago, she knew that — like any other building project, whether it was a house, a barn or a soccer team — she would have to start at the foundation. She was going to need a building block or two in…

ISLAND PARK – The annual Harriman cross country meet was announced as a limited entry event and as a result, only seven complete teams showed up to compete, two 3A schools and five 2A schools, all five of which comprise the Nuclear Conference. This made the event a preview for the Nuclear Co…

RIGBY – The Annual Rigby Invitational cross country meet turned into a dual meet between Rigby and Shelley, the only teams that showed up to compete.

CHALLIS – It may have been a small field that gathered in Challis for the annual Mile High Classic cross country meet, but the results were impressive, nonetheless, for the Blackfoot Bronco boys who, despite not winning the top individual medal, claimed four of the top five places as they st…

TWIN FALLS – The Snake River Panthers, both boys’ and girls’ teams, made the trek to Twin Falls to participate in the Canyon Ridge Classic and test the waters of the field filled with 4A and 5A teams.

Recently, Southeastern Idaho Public Health made the decision to move Bingham County to the moderate stage of their COVID-19 response plan. In order to comply with the guidelines as set forth in that stage, seating at all sporting events must be reduced to 40% capacity.

FIRTH – The Firth Lady Cougars soccer team may not have been in existence all that long, but they are making strides toward becoming a force in the Mountain Rivers Conference.

ST. ANTHONY – The Snake River Lady Panther volleyball team made the long trek north to tangle with the South Fremont Lady Cougars on Tuesday, the lone volleyball match in Bingham County due to a shortage of volleyball officials in eastern Idaho.

FIRTH – The difference between athletic ability between classifications is immense. It is even more dramatic when a school in one classification is forced to play up a class just to have a conference to play in.

BLACKFOOT – The most recent poll put out by the state media for football has been released and the biggest mover in the rankings is none other than the Blackfoot Broncos in the 4A class.

BLACKFOOT – The standings in the various conferences around Bingham County showing where the local teams stand have been released for this week and there are plenty of teams that are in good shape as the district tournaments and senior nights are rapidly approaching.

IDAHO FALLS – The annual Tiger/Grizz Cross Country meet has come and gone for another year and this year was different from all the others.

BLACKFOOT – It was a mixed bag of results for Bingham County teams in football on Friday night, as several of the schools were on the road for tune-ups before heading into conference play in the coming weeks.

BLACKFOOT – Another week has come and gone and things in Bingham County are as confusing as always when it comes to high school football.

BLACKFOOT – It has been a crazy week for Bingham County high school sports and Tuesday didn't bring any relief following the big wind storm on Monday night.

BLACKFOOT – Following is a list of the top cross country times in the state of Idaho by classification for the teams in Bingham County. These lists are updated weekly and will be posted in the Bingham News Chronicle, space permitting.

BLACKFOOT – Things are going to be switched up a bit this week as there are now power ratings that have been released due to the state switching to MaxPreps for seeding purposes for state tournaments.

BLACKFOOT – The Blackfoot High School Lady Broncos volleyball team participated in the annual Peg Peterson Invitational over the weekend and the prestigious event drew a total of 27 teams from around the area.

SODA SPRINGS – The results have now been posted from the two-day cross country meet in Soda Springs, the Cardinal Classic, and there are a number of ways of looking at the results and determining what kind of shape your team is in following the biggest meet so far in the 2020 season.

THOMAS – Six months ago, the news around the nation was that the COVID-19 pandemic would change the way we viewed the world and the way we would actually live. Little did anyone really feel that this forecast of the world would come true.

SHELLEY – The Russets invited the Sugar-Salem Diggers to the “spud cellar” for a battle on the gridiron Friday night for Shelley’s second home game of the season and the Diggers came out on top 24-6.

BLACKFOOT – The votes are in and for the most part, the Idaho media has done its homework and the polls for the first week of the season look a lot like the preseason polls did.

BLACKFOOT – The Blackfoot High School girls’ soccer team may not send chills and shivers up and down the spines of their opponents, but mark it on your calendars, this team is getting better and better with each passing game and if Tuesday’s game against Pocatello is any indication, they wil…

IDAHO FALLS – The Blackfoot Lady Broncos volleyball team ventured north to Idaho Falls to participate in the Skyline quad meet and faced off with a pair of 5A schools in Madison and Rigby.

BLACKFOOT – Rigby entered the game on Saturday with Blackfoot with a sterling record of 3-0 in their first three boys’ soccer games of 2020.

BLACKFOOT – We have had the season opening for soccer and football and volleyball and all have passed with flying colors.

BLACKFOOT – has posted top times for cross country from around the state and has placed them in their proper classifications — 4A, 3A and 2A — to correspond to times posted from the Bingham County harriers.

REXBURG – The Annual Madison Dash, which gives cross country runners a chance to open the season with a shorter distance than the traditional 5K distance that most cross country meets have, was held on Fridayand the results have now been made public.

IDAHO FALLS – One of the first cross country meets in Idaho took place on Thursday in Idaho Falls when the Quad Invite was run at Freeman Park in Idaho Falls.

IDAHO FALLS – The stands at the Thunder Ridge football field were barely occupied, a victim of the COVID-19 pandemic, but they were raucous enough to be heard as the Titans invited in the Blackfoot Broncos for the Broncos’ season opener and the Titans’ home opener Friday night as Blackfoot t…

SHELLEY -- There is no doubt that the Shelley High School cheer squad is one of the more decorated programs in the state of Idaho. Part of that is the fact that part of the program is the Shelley Reds Dance Team and the always popular King Russet mascot.

FIRTH – It may have been a little too much to expect, for the youngsters of Firth to beat the defending state champions in 2A and an old nemesis in West Side in Friday’s opener, but they gave the Pirates a run for their money and they held a lead for a while, albeit a short while.