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Tennis team falls
The Mountain Home Tigers' tennis teams dropped conference matches at Skyview and Nampa last week. Skyview Girls 7, MH Girls 0 Skyview Boys 6, MH Boys 1 The Tigers traveled to Skyview last Monday and lost to the Hawks in both girls and boys matches...
Track athletes set 7 school records at Canyon Ridge
The Mountain Home Tigers had a great effort at Friday's Canyon Ridge track and field meet at Canyon Ridge High School in Twin Falls. As of press time Monday, the official results had not been sent from Canyon Ridge, but Tiger athletes set seven new school and meet records at the event...
Lady Tigers continue to struggle after trio of losses
It was a rough week for the Mountain Home Lady Tigers softball team as they dropped three games. Jerome 9, Mountain Home 7 A five-run second inning gave Jerome a cushion that carried them to a 9-7 win over Mountain Home last Tuesday at Memmelaar Field in Mountain Home...
After one-run loss, Tigers pick up two more wins
The Mountain Home Tigers started the week off with a one-run loss at Columbia, but came back with wins over Kimberly and Caldwell last week in baseball action. Columbia 2, Mountain Home 1 The Tigers battled the Columbia Wildcats in a tight pitching duel last Tuesday at Columbia, with the Wildcats coming out on top, 2-1, in conference baseball...
Despite win over Jerome, Tigers' tennis team falters at net
The Mountain Home Tigers girls tennis team picked up a win at Jerome. Earlier in the week, they lost to Caldwell at Caldwell. Caldwell Girls 5 , Tiger Girls 2 Caldwell Boys 6 , Tiger Boys 1 The Mountain Home Tigers dropped a conference tennis match at Caldwell last Thursday, losing the girls' match 5-2 and the boys' 6-1...
Track and field teams earn 11 first-place awards at tri-meet
The Mountain Home girls won Friday's home track meet while the boys finished second. Mountain Home had eight first-place efforts in winning the girls' competition with 71.5 points. Kuna was second and Columbia third. Whitney Sandberg won the 100-meter dash, was a member of the 4x100-meter relay team (with Alexandra Tatum, Jacci Cristobal and Tracey Gordon) and 4x200-meter relay team (with Jacci Cristobal, Kaitlyn Whiteley and Kristan Jackson), which both also took first. ...
Lady Tigers beat Skyview before shutout by Bishop Kelly
Mountain Home came away with a split of its conference softball games last week, winning at Skyview but losing at home to Bishop Kelly. Mountain Home 8, Skyview 6 The Mountain Home Lady Tigers erupted for four runs in the top of the sixth inning to take the lead and held off Skyview, 8-6, last Thursday afternoon at Skyview High School in Nampa...
Tigers continue to struggle following pair of losses
The Mountain Home Tigers dropped a couple of conference baseball games last week. Skyview 9, Mountain Home 1 Fielding and throwing errors by the Tigers led to seven unearned runs as the Skyview Hawks downed Mountain Home 9-1 last Thursday at Skyview High School in Nampa...
Lady Tigers ready to resume season
The Mountain Home Lady Tigers get back into conference softball action this week after being off last week for spring break. Lady Tiger coach Ron Nicolosi hopes the week off will help in all aspects of their game. "This week gave the girls an opportunity to get away from the game and reevaluate the beginning of our season. It also gave us an opportunity to heal or evaluate how to handle our nagging injuries...
Tigers fall to Bruins in one-run game
The Mountain Home Tigers received some great pitching efforts from four pitchers, but couldn't get their bats going as they dropped a 1-0 non-conference baseball game to the Twin Falls Bruins last Friday at Tiger Field in Mountain Home. Zach Petersen, Levi Abrahamson, Jesse Cobos and Danny Brescia combined on a five-hitter, striking out three and walking just one and hitting one. ...
Tigers tennis teams improve
The week got better for Mountain Home Tiger tennis teams, with the boys picking up two wins, the girls one. Bishop Kelly Girls 5 Mountain Home Girls 2 ---- Bishop Kelly Boys 7 Tiger Boys 0 The Tigers traveled to Bishop Kelly last Monday for a conference tennis match. The Tiger girls lost, 5-2, while the boys were blanked 7-0 by the Knights...
After win, Lady Tigers drop three straight games
The Mountain Home Lady Tigers softball team started off the week with a win, but then dropped three straight in a busy week of softball action. Mountain Home 14, Columbia 4 (5 innings) The Lady Tigers took advantage of 17 walks by Columbia pitchers to down the Lady Wildcats 14-4 in five innings in conference softball last Tuesday at Memmelaar Field in Mountain Home...
Tigers baseball team goes 2-2 in busy week
The Mountain Home Tigers managed a 2-2 split in last week's busy week that saw them play four games. Jerome 5, Mountain Home 2 The Mountain Home Tigers spotted Jerome four runs last Tuesday and were never able to make them up, as they lost to the Jerome Tigers 5-2 at Jerome...
Tigers make clean sweep at local track meet
The Mountain Home Tigers swept the girls' and boys' competition in Thursday's home track meet with Caldwell and Nampa. Mountain Home won the girls' competition, picking up 11 first-place efforts in scoring 87 points. Caldwell was second with 73 and Nampa had 27 points...
Tennis team falls in opener
The Mountain Home Tiger tennis teams opened their tennis season last week with matches against Skyview and Columbia. Skyview Girls 7, Mountain Home Girls 0 Skyview Boys 5 Mountain Home Boys 2 The Tigers opened their 2014 tennis season at home last Wednesday against Skyview. The girls dropped some close matches, while the Tiger boys managed to come up with a couple wins...
Track team places at meet
The Mountain Home girls and boys track teams both finished third in their first track meet of the season, a triangular meet at Bishop Kelly. Bishop Kelly ran away with the girls competition, scoring 103 points. Skyview was second with 47 and Mountain Home had 36...