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Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Westwood seeking first home win for eight years (Reuters)
Former world number one Lee Westwood will look to end an eight-year wait for a victory on home soil when he competes in the $4.55 million British Masters at Woburn this week. The European Ryder Cup stalwart last won in England when the British Masters was played at The Belfry, just outside Birmingham, in 2007. Westwood, who missed the third-round cut at last week's Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland, is pleased the tournament is returning to the European Tour schedule after a seven-year hiatus.
Column: Harvick advancing bad for everyone else in NASCAR (The Associated Press)
No one would have blamed a championship contender for getting just a little bit excited when Kevin Harvick wrecked during the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Funny thing is, not a single driver in the Chase field counted Harvick out. Indeed, Harvick put on a clinic Sunday at Dover International Speedway, where he led all but 45 of the 400 laps to grab his first career win on the Delaware concrete.
Turkey's Fenerbahce beats Nets 101-96 in exhibition game (Yahoo Sports)
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Brooklyn Nets lost their preseason opener Monday night to Turkey's Fenerbahce Ulker, which got 18 points from former NBA lottery pick Jan Vesely in a 101-96 victory.
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Red Wings hoping for seamless transition under Jeff Blashill (Yahoo Sports)
The Detroit Red Wings have been a model of consistency, becoming the only NHL franchise to make the playoffs every year of the salary-cap era and 24 straight overall. For the first time in a decade, Mike Babcock won't be their coach. The Red Wings are optimistic that won't make a big difference.
Local Sports Headlines
Optimist teams compete (10/02/15)
Some teams won while others dealt with losses as Mountain Home Optimist Football's fall season entered its fourth week on Saturday. Inventive Products of Mountain Home fell to Foothills, 0-22, as the 12 year olds battled it out in the senior division...
Junior high Tigers struggle (10/01/15)
Two large running plays and a 35-yard pass weren't enough to help Mountain Home Junior High School's eighth grade football team overcome a 14-point deficit as they fell to Emmett on Sept. 15. Nickolas Rojas completed a 20-yard run while Landon Bliss added another 16-yard run for the seventh grade Tigers, who made their debut this season...
Tigers take on B.K. (10/01/15)
Mountain Home defensive lineman Taylor Ogaard goes for the tackle during the Tigers' battle against the Bishop Kelly Knights on Friday evening. The Knights rallied in the opening quarter with four touchdowns on their way to a 70-0 shutout against Mountain Home...
Soccer battle (10/01/15)
Nikki Milford from the Lady Tigers fights for control of the ball during Mountain Home's recent battle against Skyview. Despite their home field advantage, the Lady Tigers trailed Skyview during a narrow 2-1 loss. Mountain Home's varsity and junior varsity girls teams host Caldwell on Thursday, Oct. 1 before they close out their regular season Tuesday in a rematch against Skyview...
On the move... (09/24/15)
Runners representing various high school junior varsity teams complete their first lap around Legacy Park during the Mountain Home Invitational cross country meet on Thursday. The meet, which was moved from its original venue at the Desert Canyon Golf Course this year, was delayed by more than 30 minutes after a thunderstorm produced lighting and dropped heavy rain over Mountain Home that afternoon. Results from the meet were not immediately available...
Lady Tigers continue to roar (09/24/15)
Members of Mountain Home High School's Lady Tigers varsity soccer team pose for a group photo. The team improved to 4-2-1 on the season during a decisive 7-1 win over Nampa on Sept. 19. The win follows a 5-2 victory over Caldwell on Sept. 15 that included four goals from Christa Lewis and another by Anna Pedroza. ...
Optimist teams compete (09/24/15)
One team won in triple overtime while a few others saw needed wins as Mountain Home Optimist Football's fall season entered its third week on Saturday. Inventive Products of Mountain Home fell to Mongo's, 8-38, as the 12 year olds battled it out in the senior division...
Fish & Game outlines private land hunting rules (09/24/15)
With Idaho's hunting season continuing this month, the state fish and game department also urged hunters to act responsibly when hunting on private land. "We are fortunate that the majority of hunters are ethical and considerate to landowners. But each year, we deal with problems related to irresponsible hunter behavior," said Sal Palazzolo, private lands coordinator for Idaho Fish and Game...
Soccer fans claim honors during Elks Lodge event (09/24/15)
Local children and teens took to the field on Saturday in hopes of earning top honors during this year's soccer shootout. Hosted by the Mountain Home Elks Lodge, the event at Legacy Park brought together 52 participants ages 4 to 13. The shootout included four age categories -- under-eight, under-10, under-12 and under-14 -- for both boys and girls...
Lady Tigers roar (09/17/15)
Hannah Bideganeta from the Lady Tigers varsity soccer squad battles for control of the ball against a player from the Lady Kavemen as Mountain Home battled Kuna on Thursday. Bideganeta and Jacey Carr scored two goals for the Lady Tigers as they edged the Lady Kavemen, 2-1...
Local Optimist teams struggle (09/17/15)
Mountain Home's Optimist football teams struggled on the gridiron with one falling in post-regulation play as the season entered its second week on Saturday. Inventive Products of Mountain Home trailed CM Company, 8-30, as the 12 year olds battled it out in the senior division...
Tigers' 7th grade team debuts (09/17/15)
Seventh graders from Mountain Home Junior High School continued to suit up this month for battles on the gridiron in what team officials indicate is a first in the school's history. Following their season debut Sept. 1 at home versus Syringa, the 4A junior varsity Tigers hosted the Vallivue Falcons from Caldwell on Sept. 9...

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