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Lady Tigers dropped from District following loss against Middleton
The Mountain Home Lady Tigers kept their volleyball season alive Monday night, downing Caldwell in five sets, but lost to Middleton for the third time in six nights to be eliminated from the District III 4A volleyball tourney. Mountain Home 3, Caldwell 2...
Tigers end season with 39-67 loss to Cougars
There was no playoff berth on the line Friday night at Caldwell as the Mountain Home Tigers took on the Caldwell Cougars -- just pride, fifth place in conference and ending the season with a win. In a game that had more runs than an old pair of nylons, the Caldwell Cougars had the last run -- a 31-point romp on their way to a 67-39 win...
Boys soccer team's season ends
The Mountain Home Tigers boys soccer team bounced back from their District III 4A Tournament loss to Middleton with a win over Kuna, but lost in the consolation semi-finals to Caldwell to see their season end. Mountain Home 4, Kuna 0 Mountain Home scored two goals in each half on their way to a 4-0 District III 4A elimination game win over Kuna last Monday at Eastside Park in Mountain Home...
Cross country team competes at Elko Invitational
Despite a long trip to Elko, Nev., the Mountain Home girls and boys cross country teams ran well at the Elko Invitational cross country meet. The Mountain Home girls finished fourth with 98 points. Spring Creek, Nev., won the girls meet with 25 points, Elko was second with 38, and Wells third with 85. Lowry came in behind Mountain Home with 131 points...
Volleyball team celebrates with win against Caldwell
The Mountain Home Lady Tigers volleyball team returned to the win column last week, celebrating Senior Night Oct. 13 with a conference win over Caldwell. Mountain Home 3, Caldwell 2 It looked for a while like Mountain Home was going to cruise to a three-set conference win over Caldwell that night, but the Lady Cougars came back to force a fifth game before Mountain Home got some great serves to win the fifth game and the match...
Tigers' coach resigns
Last week saw a change on leadership of Mountain Home Tigers football as Aaron Rodney stepped down as head coach. Both Rodney and district officials refused to comment on the situation, but it is believed Rodney had "lost the locker room" and team morale had plummeted over a season in which the Tigers had won only one game (and only one game last year as well)...
Soccer girls open district tourney with loss to Skyview
The Mountain Home Lady Tigers opened the District III 4A soccer tourney with a loss at Skyview. Earlier in the week, Mountain Home lost to Kuna and tied with Caldwell. Kuna 7, Mountain Home 0 Kuna scored two goals in the first three and a half minutes of the first half, and added another goal three minutes later as the Lady Kavemen spoiled Mountain Home's Senior Night with a 7-0 conference win over the Lady Tigers in girls soccer...
Cross country team places at Canyon Ridge Run
The Mountain Home girls and boys cross country teams both finished seventh in team standings at the Canyon Ridge Run at Rock Creek Park near Twin Falls. Nampa won the girls race with 34 points. Bear River was second with 65, Wood River third with 84. Next came Firth at 137, Filer with 159, Canyon Ridge with 162 and Mountain Home in seventh with 163. Kimberly was eighth (166), Minico, ninth (171) and Twin Falls, 10th (252)...
Lady Tigers dealt more losses by Skyview, Kuna
The Mountain Home Lady Tigers lost on the road at Skyview and Kuna last week in conference volleyball. Skyview 3, Mountain Home 0 The Lady Tigers played hard, but lost in three straight last week at Skyview, losing the first set 8-25, dropping the second 18-25 and the third 17-25...
Tigers' mark final home game with loss to Hawks
For 18 Mountain Home Tiger football players, Friday night marked their final game in front of the home crowd, as Mountain Home honored them with pre-game Senior Night festivities. The night ended with a 67-18 loss to the Skyview Hawks at Tiger Field...
Soccer Tigers earn win over Vikings
The Mountain Home Tigers split their boys conference soccer games last week, losing to the Knights at Bishop Kelly, but bouncing back to blank the Middleton Vikings at home. Bishop Kelly 5, Mountain Home 1 The Tigers fell to the Bishop Kelly Knights 5-1 Monday in conference boys soccer at Bishop Kelly...
Cross country team competes at Dani Bates Invite
The Mountain Home Tigers traveled to Canyon Springs Golf Course in Twin Falls last Wednesday for the Dani Bates Invitational cross country meet, where the Tiger boys finished 13th and the girls were 15th. Highland of Pocatello won the boys race with 71 points. Idaho Falls finished second with 83. Kuna was third with 100, followed by Rigby at 106, Spring Creek with 127, Elko 182, Twin Falls 207, Kimberly 268, Jerome 272, Burley 334, Valley 336, Wood River 338 and Mountain Home 13th, with 363...
Lady Tigers rebound with win over Jerome
The Mountain Home Lady Tigers came away with a split of their volleyball matches last week at home, losing to Bishop Kelly and beating Jerome. Bishop Kelly 3, Mountain Home 0 Mountain Home had trouble getting into a rhythm last week in its home conference volleyball match with Bishop Kelly on Tuesday, losing in three straight sets...
Tigers stumble as Middleton stages comeback win
Middleton put up 34-unanswered points against the Mountain Home Tigers Friday night to claim a come-from-behind 56-34 conference football win at Tiger Field in Mountain Home. Mountain Home scored first on its opening drive, going 62 yards in seven plays, with Taner Sessions running it in from nine yards out. Mariano Areco's point-after try made it 7-0 Mountain Home with 9:17 left in the first quarter...
Lady Tigers drop 2 versus Caldwell, Skyview
The Mountain Home Lady Tigers dropped a couple close conference soccer games last week, losing to Caldwell and Skyview. Caldwell 3, Mountain Home 2 Mountain Home hosted Caldwell last Tuesday to complete the first time through their conference schedule. Despite numerous scoring attempts, they came up short to the Lady Cougars, 3-2...
Soccer Tigers drop games against Caldwell, Skyview
The Mountain Home Tigers dropped two conference boys soccer games last week, losing to Caldwell and Skyview. Caldwell 5, Mountain Home 0 Mountain Home traveled to Caldwell last Tuesday to complete its first time around against conference opponents and fell to the Cougars 5-0...
Lady Tigers pick up conference win over Caldwell
The Mountain Home Lady Tigers picked up their first conference volleyball win last Tuesday night, beating the Caldwell Lady Cougars in three straight games at Caldwell. Mountain Home won the first set, 28-26, took the second, 25-14, and made it a sweep with a 25-21 win in the third set...
Weather ends Tigers' misery during loss to B.K.
A bolt of lightening struck near Ben Ysursa Field Friday night, causing officials to end the 4A Southern Idaho Conference football game between Mountain Home and Bishop Kelly with 58 seconds left in the third quarter. It may have been merciful, as the Knights of Bishop Kelly were leading the Mountain Home Tigers 56-14 at the time...