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Madison’s speed, power too much for Bonneville in a 49-0 win

By • Sep 5th, 2015 • Category: Football, News

Too much speed. Too much power. The Madison High School football team showed plenty of both against Bonneville on Friday night at Thunder Stadium, rolling to a 49-0 win in a game that was called because of lightning with 1:05 left in the third quarter. The combination of speed and power proved far too much [...]

Heath, Trojans run over I.F. for 39-0 win

By • Sep 4th, 2015 • Category: Football, Lead Story, News

The ball dropped out of the air and fell perfectly into Cody Heath’s hands for what looked like a sure touchdown pass. Only Heath lost control and the ball fell harmlessly to the Ravsten Field turf. A few series later, it happened again, leaving Rigby’s senior captain shaking his head. “I didn’t make the plays [...]

Madison, Skyline, Rigby, West J move into rankings in latest football media poll

By • Sep 1st, 2015 • Category: Football, News

Following big wins during zero week, Madison, Skyline, Rigby and West Jefferson joined four other local teams in the latest football state media poll. Read on to see the latest rankings.

Special teams miscues cost Shelley in 35-14 loss to Tooele

By • Aug 30th, 2015 • Category: Football, News

POCATELLO — There are hundreds of things a high school head coach can choose to focus on in the two weeks leading up to the opening game. It was one of the things first-year Shelley head coach Jake Monahan said he didn’t highlight that cost his team during Saturday’s 2015 Teton Honda/Teton Hyundai Rocky Mountain [...]

Knights put on show in 41-27 win over Blackfoot

By • Aug 29th, 2015 • Category: Football, Lead Story, News

Bridger Blakeslee had a feeling his Hillcrest High School football team was capable of something special in Friday’s season opener against Blackfoot at Thunder Stadium. But even when it was over and the Knights had rolled to an impressive 41-27 victory, the Knights senior quarterback was hesitant to say he saw it coming. “We knew [...]

Bonneville Bees preview

By • Aug 28th, 2015 • Category: Football, News

The inexperience Bonneville dealt with in 2014 has given way to even more inexperience this fall. The Bees broke in a new quarterback, nearly an entire crew of skill players and nine new starters on defense. It added up to a 2-6 record. Many of those newcomers were seniors, meaning fifth-year coach Fred Armstrong and [...]

Skyline Grizzlies preview

By • Aug 28th, 2015 • Category: Football, News

There have been times in his previous six years as Skyline High School’s head football coach that Scott Berger has looked out at the field and known his Grizzlies were undermanned in a few spots on the field. He doesn’t expect this fall to be one of those times. “We have more bullets than we’ve [...]

Blackfoot Broncos preview

By • Aug 28th, 2015 • Category: Football, News

Stan Buck likes to keep things simple. Even after 23 seasons, Blackfoot High School’s veteran coach is still hands on in practice. He harps on players to run drills the right way, pay attention at all times and focus on what they’re trying to get accomplished in practice. “A couple years ago we were struggling,” [...]

Snake River Panthers preview

By • Aug 28th, 2015 • Category: Football, News

Porter Thomas bounced up and down, yelling encouragement to a group of underclassmen preparing for a tug-of-war showdown with teammates. The Panthers’ 6-foot-5, 265-pound senior offensive lineman couldn’t contain his excitement as the group he had just urged on pulled their opponents across the line. “Porter loves football,” Snake River coach Jeff Dalley said, “and [...]

Sugar-Salem Diggers preview

By • Aug 28th, 2015 • Category: Football, News

Tyler Richins looks around the practice field and can point out players from 40 yards away. He knows their strengths and weaknesses. He knows their personalities. He knows what makes them tick. “We’re 180 degrees different from this time last year,” Richins said. Welcome to Year 2. Richins was just putting names to faces when [...]