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New roles, same fire for Bonneville and Hillcrest coaches who played in Civil War

By • Oct 9th, 2015 • Category: Football, Lead Story, News

When Mark Asper was a lineman at Bonneville High School, a friend uttered the unthinkable — the field goal posts at Thunder Stadium should be painted red. This was the early 2000s, when Bonneville was in the middle of a four-game win streak over rival Hillcrest in the Civil War. Each year, the Bees added [...]

Fast start to senior season has Larkin leading defending state champ Shelley

By • Oct 8th, 2015 • Category: Cross Country, Features, Lead Story, News, Track

SHELLEY — Cross-country is a sport decided by seconds. Those seconds can mean the difference between winning and finishing 30th, medal or no medal, trophy or no trophy, personal best or just shy. For LeAnn Larkin, the number 86 has decided much. That’s how many seconds the Shelley High School senior has taken off her [...]

Grizz boys end regular season with 3-0 win over Bees

By • Oct 7th, 2015 • Category: Boys soccer, Lead Story, News

The Skyline High School boys soccer team needed only a tie against Bonneville on Tuesday to wrap up the second seed in the upcoming 5A District 5-6 tournament. And that had Grizzlies coach Byraun Moretz worried. He knows that asking a team to settle for a tie often leads to a much-worse result. “We were [...]

Bonneville shuts out Madison 2-0; Oct. 3 boys soccer roundup

By • Oct 4th, 2015 • Category: Boys soccer, Lead Story, News

At Bonneville High School, the Bonneville boys soccer team shut out Madison 2-0 to move to 4-4-1 in 5A District 5-6. Bosco Guevara knocked in a penalty kick in the 30th minute to give Bonneville a 1-0 lead it would carry into halftime and Hardy Lopez scored for the Bees in the 72nd minute. “Everybody [...]

Campbell’s interception secures Skyline’s 18-14 win over Hillcrest

By • Oct 3rd, 2015 • Category: Football, Lead Story, News

The Skyline High School football team gathered around head coach Scott Berger ready to celebrate a dramatic 18-14 win over Hillcrest on a soggy Friday at Thunder Stadium. Berger quickly brought them back to earth just minutes after the Grizzlies nearly blew it when a fumbled snap gave the Knights life in the final minute. [...]

Blackfoot blows past Bonneville for 54-20 nonconference win

By • Oct 2nd, 2015 • Category: Football, Lead Story, News

The Blackfoot High School football team got two touchdown passes from Pacen Hayes and returned two interceptions for touchdowns in a 54-20 nonconference win over Bonneville on Thursday in Blackfoot. Jode Stephenson got things started for the Broncos by picking off a pass and returning it 35 yards for a score. Blackfoot built the lead [...]

Bonneville boys snap four-year losing streak to Hillcrest

By • Sep 30th, 2015 • Category: Boys soccer, Girls soccer, Lead Story, News

One winning streak came to an end while another lived on during the annual Civil War soccer matches between Bonneville and Hillcrest high schools Tuesday at Thunder Stadium. The Hillcrest girls carried their win streak over Bonneville through another regular season with a gutty 2-0 win in the nightcap, while the Bees boys broke a [...]

History repeats itself: No District 6 teams in Bonneville-Hillcrest title match for second straight year

By • Sep 27th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, News, Volleyball

The annual Bonneville-Hillcrest Classic volleyball tournament title remained with the 4A classification and to a school outside of District 6 for the fifth consecutive year. Skyview, which has won the 4A state third place trophy for the last three seasons, swept five-time defending 4A state champion Century 25-19, 25-20 to win the gold bracket title [...]

Key fourth-down plays lift West Jefferson past North Fremont 30-28

By • Sep 26th, 2015 • Category: Football, Lead Story, News

TERRETON — Given the chance, West Jefferson will plead the fourth. There was no crime per se in Friday night’s football game against North Fremont, and pleading the fifth would be out of order. So the Panthers will plead the fourth, turning a series of clutch second-half fourth-down situations into a 30-28 Nuclear Conference victory [...]

Skyline remains perfect with 44-10 win over Century

By • Sep 25th, 2015 • Category: Football, Lead Story, News

Skyline High School football coach Scott Berger was worried about Thursday’s game. Century was coming into Ravsten Stadium fresh off a 26-21 win over Blackfoot. The Grizzlies beat Blackfoot 22-21 earlier in the season, so the dots connected in a troublesome way for Berger. “This was one of those trap games,” Berger said. “You knew [...]