BLACKFOOT – Bull riding is one of the most exciting and popular of the events that will be held at the National Finals Rodeo and to nobody’s surprise, Sage Kimzey is the leader of the pack heading to Las Vegas for the week-long National Finals.

IDAHO FALLS — In their final game before a short Thanksgiving holiday break, the high flying Blackfoot Lady Broncos took to the road to challenge the Idaho Falls Tigers in a 4A vs. 5A confrontation and came away with a 53-38 victory.

FIRTH – When West Side made the trip to Firth to tangle with the Lady Cougars, it was assumed that it would be a “W” in the win column for the Lady Pirates. What they encountered was a tough battle, at least in the second half, from the tough, young and rebuilding Lady Cougars.

ABERDEEN – The Aberdeen Lady Tigers have been waiting for three years to get all of their freshmen grown up and ready to take on the world. The time is now for the Lady Tigers, as they head into the 2021-22 season with a loaded roster and a bona fide star in the lineup.

POCATELLO – Things were looking good for the Shelley Lady Russets. They were off to a quick 2-0 start on the season and they were visiting the Pocatello Lady Thunder, who had started the year with an 0-2 record following losses to Canyon Ridge and Burley.

BLACKFOOT – The steer wrestling event is one of the most grueling and taxing on the human body of all of the events held at a rodeo.

POCATELLO – When the Firth Cougars and the West Side Pirates met at Holt Arena late Thursday night, it was the second straight year the two teams would battle to see who would be the 2A state football champions.

BLACKFOOT – With the National Finals Rodeo just around the corner, it is time to take a quick look at the contenders for the coveted title of world champion that goes to each of the different category winners.

POCATELLO – When the 2021-2022 girls’ basketball schedule for Blackfoot was posted, a date that was circled on many people’s copy was Nov. 18, when the Lady Broncos would travel to Pocatello for a rematch of the 2021 4A state title game between the Diamondbacks and the Lady Broncos.

FIRTH – It was a good starting point for a very young team, a team that only has seven players listed on the varsity roster and only one senior among the 23 players listed on the varsity, junior varsity and C Team.

It is a special week for high school football and we have one of our own in the state finals with a chance at earning the pretty blue trophy symbolic of a state championship in Idaho.

BLACKFOOT – Following an season opening win, the Blackfoot Lady Broncos were back in action on Tuesday night as they welcomed in the Thunder Ridge Lady Titans for some non-conference girls’ basketball action.

BLACKFOOT – The Blackfoot Lady Broncos, winners of the 2021 4A state girls’ basketball championship, opened play on the 2021-22 season Saturday night, with an overwhelming 60-26 victory over the 5A Madison Lady Bobcats.

SANDPOINT – In a game that figured to be just as close as it ended up being, the Blackfoot Broncos were ousted from the 4A state football playoffs in a thrilling overtime contest Friday night with the Bulldogs of Sandpoint, 29-28.

FIRTH – The Nuclear Conference, one of the toughest conferences in Idaho, has released its 2021 Football all-conference team and it was dominated by the Firth Cougars and North Fremont Huskies, the two teams that not only played for the conference title several weeks ago, but also battled Sa…

ASHTON — The Firth Cougars met up with the North Fremont Huskies for the second year in a row in the 2A state football semifinals, and for the second year in a row, they came away victorious with a hard fought, 12-8 win against the homestanding Huskies.

BLACKFOOT – One of the best athletes at Blackfoot High School, Tyler Vance, has announced that he will be attending the College of Southern Idaho in Twin Falls and will be accepting a scholarship to that school to play baseball.

Well, Bingham County football fans, we are now down to a pair of teams left in the state football playoffs, the Blackfoot Broncos who doubled up on Nampa last Friday night to the tune of a 28-14 win, and the Firth Cougars, who dispatched the Declo Hornets by a score of 20-16, also on Friday night.

BLACKFOOT – There was a real sense of deja vu as the Blackfoot Lady Broncos entered the court on Tuesday night, their first appearance since winning the 2021 state 4A girls’ basketball championship last February.

BLACKFOOT – For the second consecutive week, the Blackfoot Broncos of the High Country Conference earned the right to host a playoff game as they hosted Nampa following an opening week in which they had hosted Middleton. Two weeks in a row hosting a member of the Southern Idaho Conference.

POCATELLO – It was supposed to be a statement game for both Firth and Declo as the two teams were looking for a little respect in the 2A state football playoffs Friday. Declo had been on the outside looking in all season long, as West Side and North Fremont had all been ranked above the Horn…

BLACKFOOT – The Mountain Rivers Conference has released its all-conference soccer teams for both boys and girls, and the Firth Cougars have some highly recognized names on the list, including the offensive player of the year, Aria Dimick. The senior earned honors from her stellar play and th…

We’re looking at quarterfinal action in the state high school football playoffs and Bingham County still has four of the five teams that qualified left in the field of the various classifications.

BOISE – Bingham County has had a great fall as far as cross country goes. Not only did the Blackfoot boys grab the 4A title, the Snake River girls grabbed the 3A state title.

SHELLEY – It was looked upon as a favorable match-up for the Shelley Russets as they hosted the Preston Indians in the first round of the state 4A football playoffs. After all, the Russets had already downed the Indians once this year, clear back in the Russets’ first game of the year and th…

POCATELLO – Heading into the 2021 state high school 2A football playoffs, everyone who has even thought about watching a football game knew that Firth had one of the top teams in the state.

THOMAS – It had already been a long, tiring week for the McCall-Donnelly Vandals by the time they had pulled into the parking lot at Snake River High School. After all, they had to play a very tough game last Friday night against Payette just to have a hope for the playoffs. Then came the Mo…

BOISE – While the cross country teams from Blackfoot (boys) and Snake River (girls) were champions, there were several outstanding performances from individuals in the course of the two-day meet as well.

BOISE – The Snake River Panthers have made trip after trip to the state cross country championships trying to win a team title. Time after time, they have been turned away without that shiny blue trophy.

BOISE – The Blackfoot Broncos boys’ cross country team knew they were good enough to win the 4A state championship. All they had to do was go out and prove it and when the expected challenge from Bishop Kelly over the weekend never materialized, the Broncos cruised to the win, beating Presto…

BLACKFOOT – Middleton had the look of one of those football teams that could score on anybody and they had, even notching a 70-point offensive burst against Caldwell early in the year. They had scored 40 or more in every game but one this year and the game against the Blackfoot Broncos Frida…

ASHTON – A lot was on the line when Firth and North Fremont went toe to toe on Friday night in the regular season football finale for both teams.

THOMAS – It was senior night for the Snake River Panthers in football Friday night and they were hosting a 4A school in Preston as they attempted to secure a spot in the 3A state playoffs.

IDAHO FALLS – The Friday night football game between Shelley and Skyline ended up being an old-fashioned slugfest that was fought in the trenches and produced a Big 10 style of football in the old “three yards and a cloud of dust” style.

IDAHO FALLS – The Blackfoot High School boys’ cross country team easily defended their District 6 championship from a year ago, as they swept to the team title with a score of 17, easily outdistancing both Skyline and Shelley in the team standings.

Well football fans, we have reached the final week of the regular season for high school football. Next week begins the state playoffs and the new MaxPreps RPI System for selection of teams. It should be interesting to see who gets in and who gets left out and who we all think should be in t…

THOMAS – The Lady Panthers of Snake River High School have punched their ticket to participate in the 3A state volleyball tournament which will be taking place next week in Northern Idaho.

HARRIMAN STATE PARK – The first of the district cross country meets has taken place and it was District 6, 2A competition which involved Firth and the group from the Nuclear Conference.

ABERDEEN – The big question going into the game on Friday between West Side and Aberdeen was simply, will the Pirates be rusty after a bye week or would the Tigers be tired after a tough game against North Fremont the week before.

POCATELLO – Snake River’s prep football game with American Falls was moved from Friday to Thursday and from Harrison Field to Holt Arena.

BLACKFOOT – The Blackfoot vs. Shelley football matchup has taken on new meaning in recent years, especially when Shelley became a member of the 4A classification and the High Country Conference.