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Friday, April 29, 2016
Golf
Attitude versus analysis in Ryder Cup camps (Reuters)
By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Ryder Cup often produces magical golf, team captains Davis Love III and Darren Clarke concur, but for 20 years it has mainly been European players wielding the magic wand. "It's just special, isn't it," Europe captain Clarke told Reuters in promoting on behalf of sponsors Standard Life Investments this year's competition to be played at Minnesota's Hazeltine course from Sept 30-Oct 2. "We saw a different Payne Stewart, a different David Duval when the Ryder Cup matches came around," added Love, summoning heroes of the past.
NASCAR
Earnhardt gets favorite car "Amelia" back for Talladega (The Associated Press)
The beloved car ''Amelia'' will be back at Talladega Superspeedway after Hendrick Motorsports rebuilt the Chevrolet for Dale Earnhardt Jr. to drive Sunday. Earnhardt drove the car he named Amelia Earhart to four wins in six starts over a 13-month period. Earnhardt wrecked Amelia in February and thought the car that had never finished lower than third was gone forever, but was thrilled when crew chief Greg Ives was able to repair the car for Talladega.
NBA
Curry rehabbing right knee several times a day to get back (Yahoo Sports)
Stephen Curry is rehabbing his injured right knee about three times a day, spending four to five hours at the Warriors' practice facility to try to get back on the court for the defending champions as soon as possible. ''I always have an optimistic view, no matter what it is,'' Curry said Friday.
NCAA Hockey
NHL
Ducks fire coach Bruce Boudreau after early playoff exit (Yahoo Sports)
The Anaheim Ducks fired coach Bruce Boudreau on Friday, two days after the four-time Pacific Division champions' first-round exit from the playoffs. While announcing the move, Ducks general manager Bob Murray expressed much more anger at his players than at Boudreau, who hasn't been able to pair postseason success with steady excellence in his two NHL jobs in Anaheim and Washington. Boudreau has won 409 regular-season games and eight division titles, but just five playoff rounds in his coaching career.
Local Sports Headlines
Tennis team faces Knights, Hawks (04/29/16)
One player picked up a win while the others on Mountain Home High School's tennis team found the going tough as they faced teams from Bishop Kelly and Skyview last week. Mountain Home boys 0, Bishop Kelley boys 7 Mountain Home girls 0, Bishop Kelley girls 7...
Lady Tigers continue to struggle during trio of losses (04/28/16)
Their search for needed wins this season continued to remain elusive as the Lady Tigers faced three tough opponents last week. Mountain Home 1, Caldwell 12 During their rematch against Mountain Home, the Lady Cougars racked up six runs in the first and added four more in the second as they rolled past the Lady Tigers in a lopsided 12-1 victory April 15...
Teen golfer sinks rare achievement (04/27/16)
A member of Mountain Home High School's golf team recorded a rare feat as the club faced opponents from two high schools during a conference meet in Nampa. Marcus Egusquiza dropped a hole in one on the 15th tee then eagled off a chip in on the 16th to led the Mountain Home varsity team with a 32 at the Red Hawk Golf Course on Thursday...
Lady Tigers face shutouts against Kuna and Caldwell (04/22/16)
Errors cost the Lady Tigers dearly on the field as they fell to Kuna and Caldwell during a pair of shutouts last week. Mountain Home 0, Kuna 10 Paris Mederios had a successful evening, but six errors plagued the Lady Tigers as they lost to the Lady Kavemen after six innings of play...
Tigers slip past Vikings, drop contest to Kavemen (04/21/16)
Following their return to the field after spring break, the Mountain Home Tigers found the competition tough during a narrow win against Middleton before losing to Kuna. Mountain Home 5, Middleton 4 A late steal at home gave the Tigers a one-run lead as they slipped past the Vikings on April 7...
Basketball players honored at yearly awards banquet (04/16/16)
The Mountain Home Lady Tigers basketball team marked the end of their season by recognizing its players during a recent banquet. The girls basketball team trailed Skyview High School for the 4A state championship with 13 players in local high school program maintaining a minimum grade point average of 3.75...
Lady Tigers find competition tough after pair of losses (04/15/16)
The Lady Tigers softball team returned to the field following their spring break hiatus to find the competition tough during losses to Bishop Kelly and Middleton. Mountain Home 2, Bishop Kelly 23 Bishop Kelly's Lady Knights rallied at the top of the first inning with seven runs and added eight more in the second as they dominated the Lady Tigers during a 23-2 softball contest April 5...
Dodgeball tourney planned (04/14/16)
The spirit of friendly competition returns to Mountain Home High School next week during a community dodgeball tournament. With local businesses, government and private organizations, civic groups and students open to forming their own teams, the event is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. April 27 in Lloyd Schiller Gymnasium...
Public comments sought on state's proposed migratory bird seasons (04/08/16)
Idaho Department of Fish and Game officials are seeking public comments regarding proposed changes to the upcoming migratory game bird seasons. People can view and comment on the season proposals by going online to the Fish and Game's public involvement page at https://fishandgame.idaho.gov/content/pu......
Tigers' tennis team faces struggle during action against Cutthroats (04/07/16)
Fielding a team of mostly new players, Mountain Home's tennis team battled tough but found the competition even tougher as they hosted The Community School Cutthroats from Sun Valley on Saturday. Community School Boys 5, Mountain Home Boys 0 Community School Girls 7,...
Lady Tigers softball team struggles, stays optimistic as season unfolds (04/01/16)
The Lady Tigers saw signs of optimism during a narrow loss to Wood River but continued to struggle as this year's softball season continued this month. Mountain Home 5, Jerome 16 With the score tied at two after the first inning, Jerome pounded in six runs in the second and dominated the plate during the next three in a lopsided 16-5 win over the Lady Tigers on March 15 at Eastside Park in Mountain Home...
At 30,568, whitetail deer harvest shatters Idaho's all-time record (03/31/16)
Idaho Fish and Game officials predicted a banner hunting season for 2015, and hunters delivered with the highest all-time whitetail harvest and increased deer and elk harvests compared to the year prior. Hunters took an estimated 30,568 whitetails in 2015, topping the 1996 record of 29,800...
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