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Saturday, July 30, 2016
Storms interrupt PGA Championship at Baltusrol (The Associated Press)
The PGA Championship was halted because of thunderstorms Saturday, raising the possibility of a second straight Monday finish in a major championship at Baltusrol. Jimmy Walker and Robert Streb, tied for the lead at 9-under par, were 40 minutes from teeing off in the third round when clouds gathered, the sky rumbled and the horn sounded to suspend play. Kevin Kisner had a 5-under 65 and was done with 54 holes at 5-under 205.
Byron sets rookie record with 5th Truck Series victory (The Associated Press)
Just 18, William Byron already has a slice of NASCAR history. Byron, the promising young driver for Kyle Busch Motorsports, continued his dominance in the NASCAR Truck Series and won Saturday at Pocono Raceway for a rookie-record fifth time this season. ''These things don't come easy at all,'' Byron said.
Judge refuses to dismiss sex suit against Derrick Rose (Yahoo Sports)
A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit alleging New York Knicks player Derrick Rose and two friends drugged and gang-raped a woman. On Wednesday, federal Judge Michael W. Fitzgerald said a jury must decide whether to believe Rose's contention that the woman, a former lover, consented to group sex at her home in 2013. The case could now go to trial in October, when Knicks training camp gets underway.
NCAA Hockey
Judge: NHL to arbitrate co-owner's case against Predators (Yahoo Sports)
The co-owner suing the Nashville Predators will have to plead his case against the franchise's ownership before NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman after a judge refused his bid to keep his lawsuit in a Tennessee court. According to online court records, Chancellor Ellen Hobbs Lyle issued her ruling Friday after hearing arguments July 20. The former Predators chairman and Commodore Trust sued Predators Holdings LLC and current team chairman Tom Cigarran on June 23 seeking $250 million in damages arguing his original 48 percent stake has been diluted.
Local Sports Headlines
Local physicians to schedule free sports physicals (07/29/16)
Local physicians will offer free school sports physicals from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 5 at St. Luke's Clinic Trinity Mountain, located at 465 McKenna Drive in Mountain Home. Organized by St. Luke's Elmore Center for Community Health, this year's event is open to students in grades 6 to 12 who are required to have a sports physical prior to participating in school sports programs...
Preparation remains key to successful big game hunts (07/28/16)
With a number of hunting opportunities opening in early August on or near private property, Idaho Fish and Game Department officials reminded hunters to work with land owners in advance for access to their property. A hunter can increase their success and avoid potential problems with these owners by getting permission in advance while taking extra precautions to properly care for harvested game...
Time running out to collect tags for controlled hunts (07/23/16)
Big game hunters who successfully drew controlled hunt tags for deer, elk, pronghorn and bear in Idaho have until midnight Aug. 1 to buy their tags. Applicants can find out if they drew a tag by checking the controlled hunt drawing results on the Idaho Fish and Game web site at http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/CH...
Inputs sought on sage-grouse hunt (07/22/16)
Idaho Fish and Game officials are seeking comments on two options for the 2016 sage-grouse season. The first option would copy the season offered in 2015 with the other looking to reopen Elmore County east and south of U.S. Highway 20 and north of the interstate...
Wrestlers go undefeated at yearly state-level event (07/21/16)
Fourteen wrestlers from Mountain Home went undefeated and took home the championship title following their recent appearance at the Northern Idaho Wrestling Camp. Held at the University of Idaho in Coeur d'Alene, this marked the fourth consecutive year that Mountain Home has attended the camp, which included 16 schools from Montana, Nevada, Oregon and Washington...
Fish salvage begins at local reservoir (07/16/16)
Citing low runoff and high demand for water, the Mountain Home Reservoir opened to public fish salvage starting last Saturday. The salvage, which suspends fish bag, possession and size limits, remains in effect through Oct. 1. Anglers still need a valid Idaho fishing license when fishing at the reservoir. With the exception of firearms, explosives, chemicals and electricity, people may take fish with any method, including seines and dip nets...
Learning to bowl (07/15/16)
Charles Fogleman watches as the ball knocks down seven pins as the seven year old makes his first attempt at bowling during a practice session on Friday. Fogleman was one of 20 children enrolled in the city parks and recreation department's adventure camp program to try out the new equipment last week. ...
Teen running to Jr. Olympics (07/14/16)
by Tim Bondy Mountain Home News Kai Hill has a knack and passion for running fast. That passion lead to the 14-year-old competing in a number of track and field events throughout the Treasure Valley in the past few years that might lead to a couple of gold medals later this month...
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