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Compass Academy’s Chaffin, Clements sign to play college baseball

By • May 22nd, 2015 • Category: Baseball, News, Recruiting

Nick Chaffin and Andy Clements have shared a seat in the same baseball dugout since they were 10. So it was fitting they shared the podium Thursday at Compass Academy to announce their college baseball signings. Clements, a middle infielder for Idaho Falls High School, signed to play at Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore., [...]



Blackfoot blanks Twin Falls 4-0 for first state baseball title

By • May 17th, 2015 • Category: Baseball, News

By JORDAN RODRIGUEZ prsports@postregister.com BOISE — One inning of offense was all the Blackfoot High baseball team needed to bring home the first state championship in program history. Blackfoot jumped on Twin Falls with a four-run first inning, and the Broncos’ pitchers made it hold up in a 4-0 triumph Saturday at Bishop Kelly High [...]



Shelley falls short in 3A state title game; May 16 state baseball roundup

By • May 17th, 2015 • Category: Baseball, News

Trent Armstrong has done some digging, and he can’t come up with another time the Shelley High School baseball team played on the winning side of the 3A state tournament bracket. Not only did the Russets end that drought, they were a play or two away from bringing home the first state baseball title. A [...]



Hillcrest can’t maintain magic in 4-2 loss to Lewiston in 5A state semifinals

By • May 16th, 2015 • Category: Baseball, News

BOISE — Hillcrest High School baseball coach Scott Barr addressed an elated group of players after Friday night’s upset win over Rocky Mountain. Fifteen hours later, that same group was tearful. Barr’s team had just lost to Lewiston 4-2 in the 5A state tournament semifinals. The Knights’ 5-3 victory Friday over Rocky Mountain, previously 27-0, [...]



Hillcrest can’t keep magic, falls to Lewiston 4-2 in 5A baseball semis

By • May 16th, 2015 • Category: Baseball, News

BOISE — Hillcrest High School baseball coach Scott Barr addressed an elated group of players after Friday night’s upset win over Rocky Mountain. Fifteen hours later, that same group was tearful. Barr’s team had just lost to Lewiston 4-2 in the 5A state tournament semifinals. The Knights’ 5-3 victory Friday over Rocky Mountain, previously 27-0, [...]



Hillcrest topples 27-0 Rocky Mountain in first round of 5A baseball tournament

By • May 15th, 2015 • Category: Baseball, News

BOISE — 27-0 is greater than 19-10. Except for Thursday. The Hillcrest High School baseball team was a massive underdog going into its 5A state tournament matchup with Rocky Mountain. 27-0 versus 19-10. Enough said. And the Knights were nervous. But after seven innings, a lightning delay and countless collisions with adversity, the previously 19-10 [...]



Hatch, Blackfoot survive shaky start, advance to 4A state baseball semis

By • May 15th, 2015 • Category: Baseball, Lead Story, News

BOISE — Andrew Hatch felt a little nervous, and it showed. After giving up two runs early in the top of the first inning, the senior left-handed pitcher for Blackfoot High School faced Minico’s Jaden Jensen with runners on second and third and two outs. Coach Liam Pope was not afraid to replace Hatch if [...]



Shelley downs Emmett 4-2, advances to state winner’s bracket for first time

By • May 15th, 2015 • Category: Baseball, News

ONTARIO, Ore. — Shelley High School head baseball coach Trent Armstrong was caught somewhere between past and present Thursday, and he didn’t mind in the slightest. At Treasure Valley Community College’s Elks Memorial Field in 2002, he was in a Shelley uniform celebrating winning the 3A state baseball consolation trophy as a senior. To Armstrong’s [...]



Timberlake edges Snake River 3-2 in bottom of seventh

By • May 15th, 2015 • Category: Baseball, News

ONTARIO, Ore. — As soon as the Snake River High School baseball team rallied, Timberlake found a rally of its own. The Tigers edged the Panthers 3-2 with a sacrifice bunt by Jackson Staffer and a throwing error by Wyatt Vogler, ultimately allowing Drew Hansen to score from second in the bottom of the seventh [...]



Hillcrest hopes to be Cinderella story at 5A state baseball tournament

By • May 14th, 2015 • Category: Baseball, News

Klay Cornelison harbors some regrets. The senior pitcher for Hillcrest High School wishes he worked harder earlier in his career. Not only would his performance have improved, the Knights’ chances of reaching the state tournament would have soared as well. Now, Cornelison is the ace for Hillcrest’s first state team since 2012, when he was [...]