BLACKFOOT – It was just the kind of game that the Blackfoot Broncos needed following a disheartening game a week ago when they suffered their first loss in the Jarrod Ackley era, 14-3 against Skyline.

RIGBY – One look at the Rigby football team’s 4-0 record and it might seem the Trojans are again loaded with talent and on course to challenge for another 5A state title.

Seven days ago, minutes after his team dropped a blowout loss to Skyline, Thunder Ridge coach Jeff Marshall stood outside the visitor’s locker room at Ravsten Stadium. The Titans had just slogged through a disastrous third quarter, which was largely to blame for the loss, but Marshall pointe…

The top game for Week 3 is an easy pick as Skyline, the new No. 1-ranked team in the state media 4A poll, heads up to defending 5A state champion Rigby.

After a 2-0 start, Skyline moved to the top of the state media football poll in 4A, overtaking previous No. 1 Bishop Kelly, which has yet to play a game. The Grizzlies received seven first-place votes. Blackfoot, also 2-0, remained at No. 3.

Early on Friday night, whistles blew when Skyline receiver Eli Ames crumpled to the ground with an injury. It was his knee. The senior had just run a route against Thunder Ridge, but as he laid on the ground and his teammates took a knee, dread began to set in for the Grizzlies.

Early on Friday night, whistles blew when Skyline receiver Eli Ames crumpled to the ground with an injury. It was his knee. The senior had just run a route against Thunder Ridge, but as he laid on the ground and his teammates took a knee, dread began to set in for the Grizzlies.

REXBURG -- Early in the third quarter of Madison’s loss to Skyview Friday, a Kieren Valora pass bounced off a Madison player's foot and into the hands of a Skyview player. One play later, Skyview threw a pass into the end zone, a Madison player tipped the ball but it ended up in a Skyview pl…

FIRTH – Most people knew that the Firth Cougars were going to be talented this year, but they were also going to be a very young team. It probably wasn't fair to the players to schedule the defending 2A state champion West Side for their opening game a week ago and although they were able to…

REXBURG – Trajen Larsen admits the tension level in Saturday’s season opener was a little different than when he and the Rigby football team last took the field.

Week 1 of high school football is officially in the books. Here are some tidbits in case you missed it.

REXBURG — COVID-19 has adversely affected high school sports teams nationwide, and the Pocatello Indians — standing on the precipice of a 2020 season in which their "home" games will be played at Highland's Iron Horse Stadium — were no different. Their first task was a daunting one: take on …

The stands at Thunder Ridge High School were barely occupied, a victim of the COVID-19 pandemic, but fans were raucous enough to be heard and the marching band was there for the National Anthem as Blackfoot visited for their season opener.

At Watersprings, Butte County quarterback Tyler Wanstrom accounted for four passing touchdowns and rushed for 81 yards as the Pirates pulled away from Watersprings on Friday for a 42-8 win. Cummins Anderson added two receiving touchdowns and Treyton Miller ran for two scores and caught a touchdown.

After what feels like years of lopsided victories, Sugar-Salem’s opener Friday came down to the final play. Jonah Schulthies and Brigham Lee combined to for force the ball away from the Century ball carrier and Jerek Rammell jumped on the fumble to secure a 13-7 overtime win over the Diamondbacks.

Often referred to as the black-and-blue division, the Nuclear Conference has shown up a little more Purple and Yellow on the color wheel the past two seasons.

District 6 nearly ran its state championship streak to four straight last year, but Kuna upended Blackfoot in a wild championship game, 49-35. With Skyline (2016, 2017) and Hillcrest (2018) taking the coveted title the past three seasons, Blackfoot emerged as the conference’s top team in 201…

The area’s 5A conference had a shift in power last season as Rigby not only overtook perennial champ Highland to win the conference crown, but ran the gauntlet of the state’s toughest teams to win the Trojans’ first 5A state championship. For coach Armando Gonzalez, it was perfect storm feat…

POCATELLO — After dodging the COVID-19 pandemic, at least temporarily, the scheduled start of the 2020 Idaho high school football season was nearly blindsided by another catastrophe.

The Post Register football preview section doesn't drop until next week, but Thunder Ridge gets an early start to the 2020 season Friday night when the Titans head south to take on Highland.