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Barr retires after 30-plus years coaching at Hillcrest

Barr retires after 30-plus years coaching at Hillcrest

By Luke O’Roark | Post Register | @Lukeoroark Hillcrest High School baseball coach Scott Barr has gone fishin’. Barr announced his resignation from the program earlier this summer in an email to the Post Register — his reason, simply, was that it was “the right moment.” Barr coached […]

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Watts leaves impact on baseball community, Idaho Falls

Watts leaves impact on baseball community, Idaho Falls

By LUKE O’ROARK | Post Register | Loroark@postregister.com Idaho Falls American Legion Baseball vice president Cliff Brady quips to Bandits head coach Joldy Watts, “Let me provide a reference. I can sabotage this whole thing to keep you here,” as the two stand in front of a […]

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Local round-up: Bandits’ season ends at Legion state tournament

Local round-up: Bandits' season ends at Legion state tournament

Post Register | Prsports@postregister.com The Idaho Falls Bandits’ quest for an American Legion Baseball state title came up a game short. Lewis & Clark scored a run in the top of the 10th inning of Sunday’s state Double-A championship game and held on to beat the Bandits […]

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Local round-up: Bandits advance; Grizzlies’ season ends

Local round-up: Bandits advance; Grizzlies' season ends

POST REGISTER | Prsports@postregister.com At Twin Falls, the Bandits played a familiar foe and continued its momentum at the American Legion Double-A state tournament. Idaho Falls beat Twins Falls 7-4 Saturday for the fifth time this season. This time was more significant, though, as the Bandits staved off […]

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2017 Post Register All-Area Baseball Team

2017 Post Register All-Area Baseball Team

First team Jace Jones Senior infielder, Idaho Falls THE PLAYER: Bonneville and Idaho Falls Bandits coach Joldy Watts knows a pitching staff is only as good as its catcher. When he picked Jones for Legion ball, he got both. In addition to his catching duties (where he […]

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All-Area Baseball Coach of the Year: Pat Lloyd, Idaho Falls

All-Area Baseball Coach of the Year: Pat Lloyd, Idaho Falls

By PAUL LAMBERT | Prsports@postregister.com Some coaches are hitting guys. Others are pitching guys, and still others are fielding guys. Pat Lloyd? Well, he’s a relationship guy. And following the best season in his career at Idaho Falls High School, Pat Lloyd is a 2017 Post Register […]

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2017 Post Register Baseball Player of the Year: Dalton Virgil, Bonneville

2017 Post Register Baseball Player of the Year: Dalton Virgil, Bonneville

By PAUL LAMBERT | Prsports@postregister.com After blasting a 2-run shot off the scoreboard at Melaleuca Field on April Fools’ Day, Idaho Falls High School senior Jace Jones made sure to retrieve the ball. Not for his trophy case or anything like that. But out of respect for […]

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Bandits survive after Jones walk-off; Grizzlies lose

Bandits survive after Jones walk-off; Grizzlies lose

At Twin Falls, the Idaho Falls Bandits kept emotions in check and its season alive at the American Legion AA State tournament after Jace Jones hit a two-run homer run in the bottom of the 10th against the Boise Gems. The 5-3 win came late in the […]

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Bandits shut out by Lewis & Clark; July 27 Legion roundup

Bandits shut out by Lewis & Clark; July 27 Legion roundup

At Twin Falls, errors cost the Idaho Falls Bandits in a 6-0 loss to Lewis & Clark on the second day of the Double-A American Legion baseball state tournament. The loss was the Bandits’ second to an Idaho team and marked the third time in 48 games […]

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Alexander, Bialas spark Bandits in 17-10 opening round win at state

Alexander, Bialas spark Bandits in 17-10 opening round win at state

At Twin Falls, the Idaho Falls Bandits (Area C’s No. 1 seed) blitzed the Treasure Valley Stars (Area B’s No. 2) 17-10 during the American Legion Double-A state tournament’s opening round Wednesday. The Bandits (43-4) will play Lewis-Clark today at 4 p.m. Against the Stars, the Bandits’ […]

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Grizzlies take second at Single-A districts; July 22 Legion roundup

Grizzlies take second at Single-A districts; July 22 Legion roundup

At Twin Falls, the Idaho Falls Grizzlies’ run through the Area C Single-A American Legion baseball district tournament ended with a 13-3 loss to the Pocatello Razorbacks in five innings in Saturday’s championship game. The Grizzlies will take the No. 2 seed from Area C into next […]

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Legion round-up: Grizzlies head to single-A district championship round

Legion round-up: Grizzlies head to single-A district championship round

Post Register | Prsports@postregister.com The Idaho Falls Grizzlies keep on clawing. At Canyon Ridge High School, the Grizzlies advanced to the American Legion Area C Single-A district championship game after beating the Idaho Falls Tigers 10-8 Friday morning.  After taking an 8-3 advantage, the Tigers stormed back […]

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Bandits advance to Legion state tournament in 5-3 win

Bandits advance to Legion state tournament in 5-3 win

By Luke O’Roark | Post Register | @Lukeoroark The Idaho Falls Bandits huddled around manager Joldy Watts at Melaleuca Field Friday. His players were exhausted, Melaleuca’s dirt streaking down their uniforms. Their faces, dripped in sweat, showed it too. “I love you guys,” Watts said firmly after […]

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Legion round-up: Minico advances, Tigers head to semifinals

Legion round-up: Minico advances, Tigers head to semifinals

POST REGISTER | Prsports@postregister.com At Melaleuca Field, Blackfoot almost erased a six-run deficit against Minico in the semifinal round of Area C American Legion Double-A baseball tournament.  But, a run in the eighth inning secured the Storm’s early lead, giving them a 7-5 victory and advancing them […]

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Bandits down Runnin’ Rebels 9-2 in District C tournament

Bandits down Runnin' Rebels 9-2 in District C tournament

By Luke O’Roark | Post Register | @Lukeoroark Another day, another Idaho Falls Bandits win. It was business as usual Thursday for the No. 1 Bandits (41-4), who pounded No. 5 Pocatello 9-2 in the semifinals of the Area C American Legion Double-A baseball tournament at Melaleuca […]

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