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Wrestling team to send 20 wrestlers to state tourney
The Mountain Home Tigers will send 20 of their wrestlers to this year's state tournament after the team finished third at Saturday's District III 4A wrestling tournament at Caldwell. The Tigers finished behind Caldwell and Kuna put were well ahead of fourth-place Middleton. Skyview was fifth and Bishop Kelly sixth...
On to state! Tigers beat B.K. in district game
The Mountain Home Tigers are heading to the 4A Boys State Basketball Tournament next week after they beat Bishop Kelly, 57-49, Monday evening during the district semi-finals. Details on the game will appear in next week's edition of the Mountain Home News...
Wrestlers wrap up season with win
The Mountain Home Tigers wrapped up their regular season wrestling schedule last Wednesday at Skyview, downing the Hawks, 70-10. Mountain Home won six of the eight matches actually wrestled at Skyview with the Hawks forfeiting in seven weight classes...
Loss ends Lady Tigers' post season
The basketball post season ended last Monday for the Mountain Home Lady Tigers with their 55-19 district tournament loss to Caldwell. The score was somewhat misleading, because the Lady Tigers played hard all night, forcing the same number of turnovers from Caldwell that they had -- 24. But a frigid night of shooting plagued Mountain Home as the team hit just six field goals on the night while shooting just 12 percent from the field...
Mountain Home to host first round of this year's district tournament
The Mountain Home Tigers kept their home boys basketball record unblemished, but they lost at Kuna in their regular season final. Mountain Home 37, Middleton 34 Christen Riedel hit a three-point shot from the corner with four seconds left to lift the Mountain Home Tigers past the Middleton Vikings, 37-34, in conference boys basketball last Wednesday at in Mountain Home High School's Lloyd Schiller Gymnasium...
Wrestlers improve with Weiser victory
The Mountain Home Tigers had another solid week of wrestling, taking duals from Gooding and Kimberly before finishing in first place at the Weiser Invitational Wrestling Tournament. Mountain Home 58, Gooding 21 Mountain Home won 10 of 15 matches against Gooding at Kimberly last Tuesday, beating the Senators, 58-21...
Lady Tigers open at district tournament with loss to Kuna
The Mountain Home Lady Tigers continued to show improvement but ended their regular season basketball schedule with a loss at Caldwell. They opened this year's district tournament with a loss at Kuna. Caldwell 44, Mountain Home 23 It looked like the Mountain Home Lady Tigers would finally get their first win of the season last Tuesday, when they faced Caldwell in their regular season final. But the Lady Cougars came out strong in the second half and downed Mountain Home, 44-23...
Knights snap Tigers' three-game winning streak
The Mountain Home Tigers boys basketball team saw their win streak snapped at three as they won at home but lost on the road. Mountain Home 53, Skyview 22 The Tigers' defense took Skyview to the woodshed and back last Wednesday, holding the Hawks to just 22 points in a 53-22 conference boys basketball win at Mountain Home High School's Lloyd Schiller Gymnasium...
Wrestlers crush Jerome, Caldwell; place at Halverson
The Mountain Home Tigers picked up a couple more dual match wins last Tuesday and went on to place seventh overall at the Red Halverson Tourney at Minico High School over the weekend. Mountain Home 74, Jerome 9 Mountain Home jumped out to a 30-0 lead on Jerome last Tuesday on its way to a 74-9 non-conference win on the mats in Lloyd Schiller Gymnasium in Mountain Home...
Lady Tigers drop two more in losses to Middleton, Kuna
The Mountain Home Lady Tigers dropped two more conference girls basketball games last week. Middleton 47, Mountain Home 18 Turnovers and an inability to score continued to plague the Mountain Home Lady Tigers on the road last Tuesday night as they lost to Middleton, 47-18...
Tigers first in conference after two more victories
The Mountain Home Tigers did something last week that they hadn't been able to do thus far in their conference schedule -- win on the road. The Tigers followed up last Wednesday's home basketball win over Kuna with a win at Caldwell to jump from fourth to first place in the SIC 4A standings...