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Tigers' wrestling season slated to begin Thursday
The Mountain Home Tiger wrestling squad opens its wrestling season with a home dual Thursday night against Nampa. Tiger wrestling coach Lynn Knudson was pleased with the turnout for wrestling this year. "We had 54 to start out with, and I think we're still right around 52, so the numbers look good and we're pretty happy with that...
Lady Tigers pick up win before loss to Emmett
The Mountain Home Lady Tigers win streak was snapped at two Saturday night, with an overtime loss to Emmett. Mountain Home 54, Columbia 41 The Lady Tigers picked up their second straight win last Tuesday night, beating Columbia 54-41 at Columbia. Mountain Home jumped out to a big lead in the first quarter, and led, 31-24 at the half. The Lady Tigers extended their lead in the second half to win 54-41...
Eagles claw Tigers in basketball season debut
The Mountain Home Tigers ran into a buzz saw Saturday night at Capital High School in Boise, losing to the Eagles 71-25 in their season opener. The aggressive 5A Eagles hacked and clawed -- they were called for 10 personal fouls in the first quarter alone -- their way to a 22-10 first-quarter lead over Mountain Home, and went on a 16-0 run in the second quarter to extend their lead to 40-16 at the half...
Tigers to debut against Capital
The Mountain Home Tigers open their 2013-14 boys basketball season Saturday night at Capital against the 5A Eagles. Brion Bethel begins his second season as head coach of the Tigers, who were winless in 20 games last season. Coach Bethel indicated they had a great turnout for boys basketball this year at the high school level...
Lady Tigers pick up needed win against Kuna
After losses in their first three games of the season, the Mountain Home Lady Tigers picked up their first win Friday night, beating Kuna. Capital 51, Mountain Home 18 Cold shooting and turnovers plagued Mountain Home last week as they lost to the tall Lady Eagles from Capital, 51-18, at Capital High School in Boise Nov. 19...
Lady Tigers fall in season debut
The Mountain Home Lady Tigers opened their 2013-14 girls basketball season at home against Mountain View Saturday night, losing to the Lady Mavericks 73-23 in Lloyd Schiller Gymnasium in Mountain Home. "We played a really good team with probably the best player in the state and were simply overmatched," said Mountain Home girls basketball coach Brent Keener...
Lady Tigers' season set
The Mountain Home Lady Tigers open their 2013-14 girls basketball season Saturday night at home against Mountain View. Back for his seventh season as head coach of the Lady Tigers is Brent Keener. "We had right around 30 girls try out, and we fielded three teams and we tried to keep as many as possible. We've got nine on varsity, nine on JV and I believe eight on the sophomore team" he said...