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Mountain Home athletes sign with colleges, universities
Following their years of playing sports at Mountain Home High School, three student athletes signed letters of intent to continue playing for college and university sports teams. Seniors Sable Lohmeier, Pierce Mederios and Elizabeth Ryan signed the documents during a student assembly Feb. 10...
Wrestlers place at Pocatello meet
The Mountain Home Tigers came away with four undefeated wrestlers while finishing second overall as they competed in a tournament last week at Pocatello High School. Mountain Home competed against 13 other schools in a team dual format tournament trailed by just three points in their quest for top honors among the other teams...
Mountain Home's season ends after falling to Caldwell
The Lady Tigers saw their post-season plans come to an end as they lost to the visiting Caldwell Cougars during the third round of the district playoffs Feb. 8. Entering the post season as the fifth seed, Mountain Home faced fourth-seeded Skyview on Feb. 6. Following that win, the Lady Tigers took on Ridgevue, who had unseated the top-ranked Bishop Kelly Lady Knights the previous evening...
Students place at state hoop shoot
Following their award-winning appearance at a district-level competition in late January, two Mountain Home students became some of the state's top basketball sharpshooters during a yearly competition held Saturday in Grangeville. Regan McDaniel from Mountain Home Junior High School finished third in her division while Sean Jackson from Hacker Middle School placed in his division at the state hoop shoot tournament...
Going for the pin
Mountain Home's Tyler Hardin goes for the pin as he competes against Wyatt Bailey from Emmett High School during the opening round of varsity wrestling action Monday evening in Lloyd Schiller Gymnasium. Hardin racked up the Tigers' first win of the evening as they faced Emmett and Skyview...
Tigers place at Coeur d' Alene
Mountain Home High School's wrestling team found the competition fierce as they battled it out during the "Battle for the Buckle" tournament, held Friday and Saturday in Coeur d' Alene. Overall, the Tigers finished third out of 20 schools with Alex Castro leading the team with a second-place finish...
Fish & Game warns people to avoid wintering wildlife
With the winter season continuing to offer people a chance to view Idaho's wildlife against snow-covered hillsides, officials with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game urge these individuals to do so from a distance. "Winter can be very stressful for wildlife, especially in winters like this when snow is deep and temperatures are cold," said Mike Demick, conservation information supervisor with the state fish and game department...