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Blackfoot pitcher Hayes selected for Area Code Games

By • Aug 2nd, 2015 • Category: Baseball, News

Blackfoot High School’s Pacen Hayes leaves this morning for California for an honor bestowed upon a select few high school baseball players. The 6-foot-4, right-handed pitcher was chosen by MLB scouts to participate in the annual Area Code Games, which showcase the nation’s top high school baseball players. Eight MLB teams are represented at the [...]



Rigby’s state Legion run ends with five-inning loss

By • Aug 2nd, 2015 • Category: Baseball, News

At Orofino, Rigby’s run in the Single-A American Legion baseball state tournament came to an end with an 11-1, five-inning loss to the Owyhee Rivercats out of Homedale. Owyhee led 8-0 through three innings and Rigby committed seven errors. “We got hits, we just didn’t get them at the right time,” Rigby coach Barry Parkes [...]



Lee’s no hitter sends Rigby past Bees at state Legion

By • Aug 1st, 2015 • Category: Baseball, News

Mitch Lee pitched a gem to keep the season alive for the Rigby Trojans. Lee tossed a seven-inning no-hitter to lead Rigby to a 10-0 rival over Area C rival Idaho Falls Bees during a loser-out game at the American Legion Baseball Single-A state tournament Friday at Orofino High School. Lee walked three and struck [...]



Rigby and I.F. Bees drop openers at state Legion, play each other today

By • Jul 31st, 2015 • Category: Baseball, News

Eastern Idaho’s teams got off to a rough start on the opening day of the American Legion Baseball Single-A state tournament in Orofino on Thursday. The Idaho Falls Bees were doled out far too many free baserunners in a 12-5 loss to the Nampa Braves. Later Thursday, host Orofino got a dominating pitching performance to [...]



Rigby, I.F. Bees chasing Legion state titles

By • Jul 30th, 2015 • Category: Baseball, News

The Rigby Trojans American Legion Baseball team learned this summer that winning really is contagious. The Trojans, who have found little success during the high school season in recent years, put together a successful Single-A season, winning the title at the Pocatello Wood Bat tournament and taking second in last week’s Area C district tournament. [...]



Rigby, I.F. Bees advance to Single-A Legion state tournament

By • Jul 26th, 2015 • Category: Baseball, News

At Hillcrest High School, Rigby advanced to its first Single A American Legion state tournament despite a 5-2 loss to Wood River in the Area C Single A district tournament Saturday. The second-seeded Trojans led 2-0 after the first inning, but the Wranglers capitalized on an error to tie the game in the fifth inning. [...]



Pocatello Runnin Rebels end Bandits’ season

By • Jul 25th, 2015 • Category: Baseball, News

At Halliwell Park in Pocatello, the Idaho Falls Bandits’s season came to an end Friday at the hands of the Pocatello Runnin Rebels in the winner-to-state, loser-out game of the Area C Double-A American Legion baseball district tournament. The Bandits cut the deficit to 7-5 with a four-run seventh inning, but it wasn’t enough as [...]



Bandits bounce back, blank Minico 5-0

By • Jul 24th, 2015 • Category: Baseball, News

At Halliwell Park in Pocatello, the Idaho Falls Bandits bounced back from Wednesday’s winner’s bracket semifinal loss with a 5-0 shutout win over Minico in nine innings on Thursday. The Bandits outhit Minico 15-4 and committed no errors, scoring two runs in the bottom of the sixth and three in the bottom of the eighth. [...]



Bandits fall into consolation bracket with 10-0 loss to Minico in district semis

By • Jul 23rd, 2015 • Category: Baseball, News

At Halliwell Park in Pocatello, the Idaho Falls Bandits ran into a strong starting pitcher and were shut out 10-0 by the Twin Falls Cowboys in the Area C Double-A American Legion Baseball District Tournament winner’s bracket semifinals Wednesday. The third-seeded Cowboys outhit the second-seeded Bandits 11-5. Twin Falls scored all 10 runs in the [...]



Bandits pound Jerome 23-0 to begin district tourney

By • Jul 22nd, 2015 • Category: Baseball, News

At Halliwell Park in Pocatello, the Idaho Falls Bandits outhit the Jerome Cyclones to cruise to a 23-0 win Tuesday to start the Area C Double-A American Legion Baseball District Tournament. The second-seeded Bandits added to an 8-0 lead over the seventh-seeded Cyclones with a 13-run fourth inning, starting with a two RBI single by [...]