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Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Golf
European trio receive PGA Tour special temporary membership (Reuters)
(Reuters) - European Tour players Thomas Pieters, Tyrrell Hatton and Tommy Fleetwood have accepted Special Temporary Membership of the U.S. PGA Tour for the remainder of the 2016-17 season, the U.S. tour said on Monday. With a tied fifth finish at the WGC-Mexico Championship earlier this month, Belgian Pieters took his FedExCup points to 416, surpassing the points picked up by 150th-ranked player last season and making him eligible for the membership. England's Hatton and Fleetwood became eligible after top-10 finishes at the Arnold Palmer Invitational earlier this month.
NASCAR
COLUMN: NASCAR off to a fast start, but ratings still sink (The Associated Press)
Bad news first: The overnight television ratings for NASCAR's race in California were down. The ratings were down for Phoenix, Las Vegas and Atlanta, too. Basically, nothing NASCAR does can stop this slide, it seems.
NBA
Jazz sink Pelicans 108-100 behind Gobert, hot shooting (Yahoo Sports)
Repeated slow starts and lackluster finishes compelled Rudy Gobert to question the competitive spirit of some Utah Jazz teammates. Gobert had 20 points, 19 rebounds and five blocks to lead the Jazz over the New Orleans Pelicans 108-100, a stark turnaround after a sluggish effort in a loss Saturday against the Los Angeles Clippers. Gobert said after the loss to the Clippers that some of his teammates were not competitive enough.
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NHL
Monahan has goal, 3 assists in Flames' 4-2 win (Yahoo Sports)
Another big night for Sean Monahan's line has the red-hot Calgary Flames one win away from clinching a playoff spot. Monahan scored his team-leading 26th goal and added three assists and the Flames beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-2 on Monday. With six games remaining, Calgary can clinch a playoff spot for just the second time in the past eight seasons with a regulation win over Los Angeles on Wednesday.
Local Sports Headlines
Lady Tigers lose to Kuna, regroup for win vs Kimberly (03/23/17)
Facing one of the state's top-ranked teams, the Lady Tigers found the going tough as they fell to Kuna before they regrouped to take down Kimberly as this year's varsity softball season continued. Mountain Home 0, Kuna 10 Kuna's Lady Kavemen erupted onto the scoreboard with seven runs at the top of the third and added three more in the fifth as they shut out the Lady Tigers during regular season action March 14 at East Side Park...
Tennis Tigers struggles in losses to Hawks, Knights (03/23/17)
Mountain Home High School's tennis team found the going tough as they faced losses to Skyview and Bishop Kelly last week. Mountain Home boys 0, Skyview boys 7 Mountain Home girls 0, Skyview girls 7 The Tigers' tennis team hosted Skyview at Richard Aguirre Park on March 14 where they faced shutouts by the Hawks...
Tennis Tigers struggle vs. Columbia (03/16/17)
The Tigers varsity tennis squad found the competition tough as the team hit the courts for its first home team match against Columbia before facing Jerome. Tiger boys 1, Columbia boys 6, Tiger girls 0, Columbia girls 7 During its season debut March 8, the Tiger boys lost, 1-6, with the only win coming in three sets by second singles player Eddie Guadarrama, 6-3, 4-6, 6-2. ...
Powerlifters break records during state championship (03/16/17)
The Mountain Home Barbell Powerlifting Team shattered four state records while earning five division titles as they competed in this year's state championships, held recently in Boise. Along with five first-place medals, the team came away with four second-place titles...
Wrestlers finish 4th at state (03/02/17)
After finishing second overall during this year's district tournament, the Mountain Home Tigers wrestling team was ranked fourth during the state finals, which wrapped up on Saturday at the Idaho Center. During the tournament, nine Tigers finished in the top five with four placing in the top three...
Tigers' season ends in loss (03/02/17)
Facing an uphill battle as they entered this year's district playoffs, Mountain Home High School's boys basketball team saw their post-season dreams end after they fell to Skyview on Feb. 22. Going into the playoffs as the sixth seeded team, the Tigers lost to Vallivue in the opening game, 35-47. This moved them into a must-win game against Ridgevue on Feb. 21...
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