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Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Golf
Autograph hunting Fitzpatrick relishes being on big stage (Reuters)
By Tony Jimenez CHASKA, Minnesota (Reuters) - Eight months after chasing Ryder Cup veteran Sergio Garcia for an autograph like a hero-worshipping adolescent, Matt Fitzpatrick goes into this week's team event as the youngest of the 24 players on view. "Sergio this year signed a ball for me when I played with him in Qatar," Fitzpatrick told a news conference at Hazeltine National on Wednesday. Same goes for (vice-captain) Ian Poulter," said Fitzpatrick.
NASCAR
Team Jack wins NASCAR's $100,000 humanitarian award (The Associated Press)
The NASCAR Foundation has awarded the Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award to the founder of an organization dedicated to funding pediatric brain cancer research. Team Jack Foundation was presented with the $100,000 award during The NASCAR Foundation's inaugural Honors Gala on Tuesday night. The award honors the philanthropic ideals of the late Betty Jane France, who started The NASCAR Foundation in 2006.
NBA
He does it all: Justise Winslow looking for more with Heat (Yahoo Sports)
Justise Winslow's position with the Miami Heat has finally been clarified. In Heat vernacular, the second-year player out of Duke is a Swiss Army knife, a jack-of-all-trades whose role is fast increasing. Not only will Winslow be called upon to play multiple positions, he's also being asked to take more of a leadership role now for a team that - without Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh - is rebuilding on the fly this season.
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Devils sign defenseman Kyle Quincey to 1-year contract (Yahoo Sports)
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- The New Jersey Devils have signed veteran defenseman Kyle Quincey to a $1.25 million contract for the upcoming season.
Local Sports Headlines
Runners compete at Wood River meet (09/24/16)
Mountain Home High School's cross country team continued to earn various honors as they competed at the Wood River Invitational in Ketchum on Sept. 9. Anthony DeSantis led the Tiger boys, finishing eighth overall with a time of 18 minutes, 51.55 seconds. Kyle Pendleton crossed the finish line at 19:59.7, Jordan Klein ran the course at 21:29.7, Jacob Criddle finished at 22:30.1 and Hank Parrot had a time of 23:00.5...
Tigers football team falls to Ridgevue (09/23/16)
After taking a three-point lead early in the first quarter, the Mountain Home Tigers saw it quickly vanish as they fell to Ridgevue on Friday. Jose Pedroza put Mountain Home on the scoreboard just under nine minutes in the first quarter off a 42-yard field goal. With 6:13 left on the clock, the Warhawks completed a 25-yard run into the endzone with the two-point conversion falling short...
Lady Tigers lose to Bishop Kelly, regroup in 2-0 win over Caldwell (09/22/16)
The Lady Tigers faced its first loss of the season in a 0-7 shutout during an away game at Bishop Kelly on Sept. 13, but Mountain Home's girls varsity soccer team came back with a 2-0 win against Caldwell during its first black out game of the season on Thursday...
Fish & Game offers guidelines to hunt on private property (09/18/16)
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 behavior of a few," said Sal Palazzolo, private lands coordinator for Idaho Fish and Game...
Aiming at the goal... (09/17/16)
David DeVore, a student from East Elementary School, lifts a shot into the left side of a modified goal during this year's soccer shootout, held recently at Legacy Park. Hosted by the Mountain Home Elks Lodge, the event brought together a number of students between ages 4 and 13, who put their goal-shooting skills to the test during the day. DeVore racked up 18 points that day, which was just enough to qualify for the state shoot-out finals, scheduled for later this fall in Blackfoot...
Volleyball squad defeats Columbia (09/17/16)
The Lady Tigers traveled to Caldwell on Sept. 6 where they shut out the Lady Cougars in three sets, 30-28, 25-18 and 25-21. Sable Lohmeier led Mountain Home with 13 kills and two aces while Jazzi Cristobal was credited with 18 assists, seven aces, and four kills...
Tigers fall to Columbia, Bishop Kelly (09/16/16)
The Mountain Home Tigers found the competition tough as they fell to the Columbia Wildcats on the road before they were dealt a shutout by the Bishop Kelly Knights as this year's football season continued this month. Mountain Home 8, Columbia 22 The Tigers held onto a narrow two-point lead going into halftime and held that edge until Columbia ran in two touchdowns late in the fourth quarter for a 22-8 win Sept. 2...
Lady Tigers dominate field as soccer season continues (09/15/16)
by Stevie Carr Special to the Mountain Home News The Lady Tigers continued to demonstrate their strength on offense as they dominated the field against Vallivue with their defense making a difference as they battled Skyview, Emmett and Ridgeview as the girls varsity soccer action continued this month...
Taking on the Falcons (09/09/16)
Mountain Home midfielder Jesse Pedroza goes for the steal as the Tigers battle the Vallivue Falcons during varsity action Aug. 29 at East Side Park. The Tigers saw mixed results against the visiting team from Caldwell with the junior varsity squad beating Vallivue, 4-1, and the varsity boys falling, 0-12. ...
Lady Tigers start season with win (09/08/16)
Trailing after three matches, Mountain Home's Lady Tigers volleyball team put away two matches to slip past Ridgevue during their season opener but found the competition tougher against Vallivue last week. Mountain Home 3, Ridgevue 2 The Lady Tigers' varsity team faced an uphill climb during a 21-25 loss in the opening match before coming back with a 25-16 win Aug. 30 in Lloyd Schiller Gymnasium...
Lady Tigers win four straight (09/01/16)
by Stevie Carr Special to the Mountain Home News Mountain Home High School's Lady Tigers soccer team extended its season record to 4-0 record after picking up three wins last week. Mountain Home's conference opener against Caldwell on Aug. 23 saw a foul-ridden game...
Turnovers prove costly in Tigers' 14-26 loss to Jerome (09/01/16)
Turnovers proved costly for Mountain Home in the opening half with Jerome using them to score 12 points against the Tigers during Friday's season opener at Tiger Field. Running back Chris Wright received the opening kickoff to take the ball to the 30. However, a fumble on the opening drive allowed Jerome's Alex Clay to run it back for an opening touchdown...
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