Local Sports Headlines
Local physicians to schedule free sports physicals
Local physicians will offer free school sports physicals from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 5 at St. Luke's Clinic Trinity Mountain, located at 465 McKenna Drive in Mountain Home. Organized by St. Luke's Elmore Center for Community Health, this year's event is open to students in grades 6 to 12 who are required to have a sports physical prior to participating in school sports programs...
Preparation remains key to successful big game hunts
With a number of hunting opportunities opening in early August on or near private property, Idaho Fish and Game Department officials reminded hunters to work with land owners in advance for access to their property. A hunter can increase their success and avoid potential problems with these owners by getting permission in advance while taking extra precautions to properly care for harvested game...
Time running out to collect tags for controlled hunts
Big game hunters who successfully drew controlled hunt tags for deer, elk, pronghorn and bear in Idaho have until midnight Aug. 1 to buy their tags. Applicants can find out if they drew a tag by checking the controlled hunt drawing results on the Idaho Fish and Game web site at http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/CH...
Inputs sought on sage-grouse hunt
Idaho Fish and Game officials are seeking comments on two options for the 2016 sage-grouse season. The first option would copy the season offered in 2015 with the other looking to reopen Elmore County east and south of U.S. Highway 20 and north of the interstate...
Wrestlers go undefeated at yearly state-level event
Fourteen wrestlers from Mountain Home went undefeated and took home the championship title following their recent appearance at the Northern Idaho Wrestling Camp. Held at the University of Idaho in Coeur d'Alene, this marked the fourth consecutive year that Mountain Home has attended the camp, which included 16 schools from Montana, Nevada, Oregon and Washington...
Fish salvage begins at local reservoir
Citing low runoff and high demand for water, the Mountain Home Reservoir opened to public fish salvage starting last Saturday. The salvage, which suspends fish bag, possession and size limits, remains in effect through Oct. 1. Anglers still need a valid Idaho fishing license when fishing at the reservoir. With the exception of firearms, explosives, chemicals and electricity, people may take fish with any method, including seines and dip nets...
Learning to bowl
Charles Fogleman watches as the ball knocks down seven pins as the seven year old makes his first attempt at bowling during a practice session on Friday. Fogleman was one of 20 children enrolled in the city parks and recreation department's adventure camp program to try out the new equipment last week. ...
Teen running to Jr. Olympics
by Tim Bondy Mountain Home News Kai Hill has a knack and passion for running fast. That passion lead to the 14-year-old competing in a number of track and field events throughout the Treasure Valley in the past few years that might lead to a couple of gold medals later this month...