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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 [...]

Livingston leads Rigby to 33-7 win over Century

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

RIGBY — It took three plays for Rigby High School quarterback Hayden Livingston to leave his imprint on Friday’s game. On third down and 5 against Century, Livingston ran a read-option play with running back Matt Anderson. He faked a handoff, rushed left and got a big block from wide receiver Bo Byington. All Century [...]

Schrader, Mustangs shut out I.F. 68-0 in season opener

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

By SKYLER FRAZER It’s hard to win when you can’t pass the ball. The Idaho Falls Tigers experienced this in full Friday night, completing zero passes en route to a 68-0 season-opening loss to the Eagle Mustangs at Ravsten Stadium. The Mustangs scored on their first possession of the game and never looked back, [...]

Skyline shuts out powerhouse CDA 22-0; Aug. 28 5A/4A football roundup

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

Scott Berger said his Skyline High School football team learned that the standard stuff wouldn’t work against Coeur d’Alene during a 54-14 loss two years ago. The Grizzlies got a little closer last year, but finally broke down the door Friday with a 22-0 win at the Kibbie Dome in Moscow. “We had to change [...]

Ririe snaps 10-game skid; Aug. 28 3A/2A/1A football roundup

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

At Ririe, the Bulldogs edged visiting Star Valley 8-7 on Friday to snap a 10-game losing streak. The game could not have been more different than last year’s meeting between the teams on opening night, which Star Valley took 45-42 in overtime. First-year coach Jim Newton said the Bulldogs were elated upon moving into the [...]

Played out: Longtime powerhouse Mackay can barely field a team

By • Aug 28th, 2015 • Category: Features, Football, Lead Story, News

The numbers still baffle Jack McKelvey. Mackay High School currently has five boys in the sophomore, junior and senior classes. Combined. Three of those boys are on the football team, which McKelvey is coaching for his 24th season. Colt Kraczek, a sophomore, is one of the two boys foregoing football for academics (“a brilliant mind,” [...]

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 [...]

Hillcrest Knights preview

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

Everything looked pristine for Hillcrest heading into Oct. 17, 2014. A six-game winning streak. A 6-1 record. A chance to overtake Highland for the 5A District 5-6 lead and clinch a playoff spot. After Oct. 17, Hillcrest lost to Highland and Madison, which forced a Kansas City playoff with the Knights and Skyline. Two missed [...]