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Bees earn first playoff berth since 2007

By • Oct 20th, 2012 • Category: Football, News

The Bonneville High School football team punched its ticket to state and beat the Rigby Trojans 49-6 thanks largely to the swift feet of junior return man Lincoln Clayton. Bonneville (5-3, 3-1) ensured its first trip to the 4A state tournament since 2007 with the 4A District 5-6 win and Pocatello’s loss to Blackfoot. Clayton [...]



Anderson tosses 5 TDs, Madison crushes I.F.

By • Sep 15th, 2012 • Category: Football, News

The Madison High School football team continued tearing through its schedule with a 61-18 5A District 5-6 win over Idaho Falls on Friday at Ravsten Stadium. Final scores sometimes lie. In this case, the game was nowhere near as close as the final 43-point margin. For practical purposes, the game was over after Madison’s Will [...]



Fruitland holds off Snake to win 3A title

By • Mar 4th, 2012 • Category: Boys basketball, News

NAMPA – The Snake River High School boys basketball team had to settle for second place after falling to Fruitland 57-51 in the 3A state championship game Saturday at the Idaho Center. Snake River kept the game close but couldn’t prevent Fruitland from winning back-to-back titles and its third title in the past five years [...]



Johnson carries Panthers to 3A title game

By • Mar 3rd, 2012 • Category: Boys basketball, News

MERIDIAN – The Snake River High School boys basketball team is back in the state championship after beating Weiser 56-49 in a 3A semifinal game Friday at Meridian High School. Snake River (16-6) will play Fruitland (16-8) for all the marbles at 3:50 p.m. today at the Idaho Center in Nampa. The final buzzer was [...]



Sugar drops to third-place game

By • Mar 3rd, 2012 • Category: Boys basketball, News

MERIDIAN – What would have been a Sugar-Salem High School game-tying 3-pointer at the buzzer rimmed in and out, giving Fruitland a 38-35 win in a 3A boys state basketball semifinal game Friday at Meridian High School. Needing a 3 to force overtime, Sugar-Salem went to guard Desmond Miles. Miles, who was 3 for 9 [...]



Sugar upsets No. 1 St. Maries

By • Mar 2nd, 2012 • Category: Boys basketball, News

MERIDIAN — The pendulum can swing quickly at state basketball tournaments. It swung quickly in favor of the Sugar-Salem boys basketball team, which beat No. 1-ranked St. Maries 48-44 at the 3A state tournament opener Thursday at Meridian High School. Sugar-Salem was on the verge of cracking at the start of the fourth quarter. St. [...]



Snake survives OT, heads to semis

By • Mar 2nd, 2012 • Category: Boys basketball, News

MERIDIAN — A six-point deficit early in the fourth quarter doesn’t usually feel insurmountable. But considering the scarcity of open looks, the Snake River boys basketball team might feel it crawled up a mountain to force overtime before beating Filer 48-43 in the opening round of the 3A state basketball tournament at Meridian High School. [...]



Sugar boys inch closer to state

By • Feb 15th, 2012 • Category: Boys basketball, News

REXBURG – The Sugar-Salem High School boys basketball team clawed closer to the 3A District 6 championship with a 46-44 win over Teton on Tuesday at Madison High School. Sugar-Salem led the entire fourth quarter. However, that lead was precarious at best as Teton clung within five points the rest of the way and within [...]



Madison coach wins plenty, inspires more

By • Dec 27th, 2011 • Category: Boys basketball, Lead Story, News

As the adrenaline subsided, Troy DeBoard realized he had nowhere to go. That night in 1982 had been rough. DeBoard, a senior at Salmon High School, engaged his father in a yelling match. The argument turned physical. DeBoard ran from the house, jumped on his dirt bike and tore into the early-morning darkness. His father [...]



Madison tops Idaho Falls in 75-52 shootout

By • Oct 22nd, 2011 • Category: Football, News

Defense wasn’t the order of business when the Madison High School football team traveled to Idaho Falls on Friday. The numbers don’t lie. 127 points. 19 touchdowns. One turnover. While both teams scored at will, Madison (4-5) grabbed control early in the second quarter and ran away with a 75-52 slugfest at Ravsten Stadium. The [...]