SHELLEY – The Shelley High School Russets volleyball team and their new coach Savannah Leckington have released their 2019 schedule and it is packed with exciting and entertaining matches beginning with the season opener against the Thunder Ridge Titans on August 28.

WOLVERINE CANYON – The Annual Wolverine Canyon Marathon kicked off on Saturday without any hitches and as one runner put it, “It isn’t about who wins, it is about survival and proving to yourself that you can do it.”

POCATELLO – The 2019 Blackfoot American Legion Broncos AA baseball team was a very talented bunch of players. They had to be in order to beat a team that only lost a single game to an Idaho-based club and will go into the state tournament as the favorite to win it all.

ROYAL PORTRUSH, NORTHERN IRELAND – The first round of the final major golf championship of 2019, the British Open, is in the books and it has been a totally different day on the course for the leaders and some of the pre-tournament favorites.

FIRTH – As the summer days continue to slip by, more and more of the Bingham County high schools are getting their athletic schedules put together.

BLACKFOOT – A total of 96 teams have ponied up the entry fee and are set to go as the Blackfoot Municipal Golf Course presents the 20th Annual Rupe’s Two Man Golf Tournament.

THOMAS – The Snake River Panthers boys’ soccer team has had some great finishes over the past several years. The team has responded well to coach Jose Carranza and they have found themselves at the state tournament looking at a chance at winning a trophy.

BLACKFOOT – The official bracket along with the schedule for the games in the American Legion AA baseball district tournament has been released and all of the play will take place today through Saturday, July 18-20.

THOMAS – Not too long ago, this column heralded Reagan VanOrden as the best freshman to run track and field at Snake River High School in some time. That was based upon her two district championships in the 1600 and 3200 meter runs.

THOMAS – There is a lot of pride that goes with the Snake River volleyball program. They are regular participants in the state tournament and have several state championship banners that hang in the Panther gymnasium.

SHELLEY – When the Shelley Russets made the move to the 4A classification for sports a year ago, most people knew the transition would not be an easy one.

RIGBY – The Blackfoot Broncos Legion AA baseball team traveled north to Rigby to take on the Rockies of Rigby/Madison in what was the regular season finale until district play begins today.

ARIMO – The Blackfoot Broncos Legion A team took a little trip south of Pocatello to have a friendly game with the Marsh Valley Eagles on Saturday, only it turned out to be anything but friendly.

BLACKFOOT – The Blackfoot High School boys’ soccer team has released its schedule for the 2019 season and it is packed with must-see games.

THOMAS – Snake River cross country coach Mike Kirkham has released a tentative schedule for meets that his team will participate in this fall.

BLACKFOOT – Dosa Nappo is the latest newcomer to the Blackfoot Broncos American Legion AA team. He has been playing baseball since his tee ball days when he was about five years of age.

BLACKFOOT – The Blackfoot Broncos American Legion AA baseball team probably expected a bit of a letdown following their exciting, come-from-behind win over the Idaho Falls Bandits on Wednesday, but they probably didn’t expect to suffer losses in both ends of a doubleheader to the Minico Stor…

BLACKFOOT – The Blackfoot Broncos Legion A team had every right to be a bit on the down side following Tuesday’s doubleheader losses to the Post 65 Dragons out of Malad.

BLACKFOOT – It is a fact that the Blackfoot Broncos American Legion AA team has made major strides in its improvement as a baseball team this summer. With a couple of exceptions, they have been competitive against every team they have played, and they have played a bunch of different teams u…

BLACKFOOT – It was a doubleheader that was supposed to be played on Monday in Malad, but when things didn’t work out weather-wise, it was changed to Tuesday in Blackfoot.

BLACKFOOT – The 20th Annual Rupe’s Two-Man Golf Tournament schedule has been released by the Blackfoot Municipal Golf Course and they are currently taking entries for the event which will be held July 20 and 21.

TWIN FALLS – The Blackfoot Broncos may have lost the first game of a doubleheader to the Twins Falls Blackhawks and they may have suffered through the game without benefit of a hit in the 2-0 loss.

BLACKFOOT – The Blackfoot Broncos 12 and Under baseball team is about to leave town for a long trip to Cooperstown, N.Y., the site of Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame, and more importantly, one of the largest and most prestigious baseball tournaments in the country.

ATOMIC CITY – Atomic Motor Raceway has reached the halfway mark of the 2019 season, and in a lot of cases, as much as the results may have changed, things remained the same.

TWIN FALLS – The Blackfoot Broncos AA Legion baseball team knew that the Twin Falls Blackhawks were a good team. They just didn’t think they were so good that they could no-hit the Broncos.

BLACKFOOT – Mountain View Middle School has announced that the seventh and eighth grade cheer team tryouts will take place on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, July 8-10.

BLACKFOOT – With the 2019 Major League Baseball All-Star game on the horizon (Tuesday night), it only seems fitting that we have another edition of “It’s My Dime,” featuring the 10 best MLB All-Star games.

ST. ANTHONY – It may have been a case of two steps forward and one big step back as the Blackfoot Broncos American Legion AA team made the trip north to St Anthony to take on the Upper Valley Cougars Wednesday.

RIVERSIDE — The annual Freedom 5K Fun Run was on the list of activities scheduled for the 4th of July in Riverside Thursday, and while it was for fun, there was more work in the way the Snake River High School cross country team went about using it as another in a long list of activities sch…

BLACKFOOT – After three straight doubleheaders that resulted in split series, the Blackfoot Broncos American Legion AA baseball team did something that they haven’t been able to do all season long, they swept a double header from the Twin Falls Blackhawks Tuesday.

BLACKFOOT – There is a young man who is playing two sports, football and baseball, that I have been keeping an eye on for a couple of years now. Not only is he a good athlete, he is on the verge of being one of the best that Blackfoot has ever seen.

TWIN FALLS — The College of Southern Idaho softball program finished the year with the fifth-best NJCAA softball team GPA in the country as well as boasting 12 players that earned individual academic honors.

ATOMIC CITY – This week’s standings have been released for Atomic Motor Raceway and as one might expect, the most hotly contested class is the Modifieds, where there is a two-way tie for the top spot as the 45 car of Coltin Jackman and the 55L car of Blake Lyle seem to be trading wins each w…

BLACKFOOT – The Blackfoot Broncos Legion A team played a doubleheader on Friday against the Idaho Falls Grizzlies and had it not been for a bit of bad luck and a couple of mishandled baseballs, the team could have come away with a doubleheader sweep.

THOMAS – The 2019 Junior Panthers Football Camp, under the direction of Snake River head football coach Jeb Harrison and his staff, will be held from July 29–August 1.

ATOMIC CITY — The leader of the Hornets Class of cars at the 2019 Atomic Motor Raceway has been in love with racing as far back as she can remember. Orinda Newman can't remember a time when she didn't want to become a driver and compete on the dirt track. To put it simply, she is like a lot …

ATOMIC CITY – Results from Saturday, June 22, have been released by Atomic Motor Raceway and the season totals for their circuit championships have been updated.

BLACKFOOT – He may not be very tall, but he swings a mean stick and he has already posted a pair of top 10 finishes at the 3A Idaho State Golf Tournament, despite not playing his best golf.

BLACKFOOT — Again, the time for high school football camps is coming up fast and we need to take a quick look at two more Bingham County teams and their schedules for the 2019 season.

BLACKFOOT – It may only be the end of June, but football is just around the corner for high schools in Bingham County. Evidence of that is the work being done in the open gyms and football camps are kicking off all over the county.

THOMAS – Believe it or not, high school football season is just around the corner. With the high school football camps just around the corner, some high school players are taking the opportunity to get an edge on everyone else by attending some college camps geared for the high school players.

BLACKFOOT – The Blackfoot Broncos American Legion AA team invited the Pocatello Runnin’ Rebels to town on Saturday for a friendly doubleheader at the Blackfoot High School field. In a tight and very contested first game, the Broncos were able to score a run in the bottom of the seventh innin…

BLACKFOOT – Mike Gardner has been playing baseball since he was nine years old. This summer, he has made his way onto the Blackfoot Broncos American Legion AA team and is making the most of his chance with timely and daily contributions.

BLACKFOOT – Youth ruled the day on Saturday as the annual George Von Elm Memorial Golf Tournament took place in Blackfoot.

IDAHO FALLS – The Blackfoot Broncos American Legion A baseball team made the trip to Idaho Falls on Thursday morning and not only got a superlative performance from starting pitcher Nate Goodwin, but they also managed to pick up a rare win over an Idaho Falls team in the process.

EDITOR’S NOTE: There was an error in Thursday’s edition of the Bingham County Chronicle with an incorrect photo for Addison Trent. The Chronicle apologizes for the error and is re-running the story with the correct photo.

BLACKFOOT – With the U.S. Open finishing up last week and the annual George Von Elm Memorial Golf Tournament set at the Blackfoot Municipal Golf Course Friday and Saturday, it is only fitting that we pay tribute to one of the finest golfers who ever set foot in Blackfoot.

BLACKFOOT – The Blackfoot Broncos American Legion AA team invited the Rigby/Madison Rockies to town on Monday for a scheduled doubleheader.