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Tigers' season starts Friday against Canyon Ridge
The Mountain Home Tigers open their football season at home Friday night against the Canyon Ridge Riverhawks at Tiger Field. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. at Tiger Field. It is Blackout Night, with fans encouraged to wear black. Halftime will also feature the Optimist Football teams and cheerleaders...
Lady Tigers prepare for Saturday's season debut
Mountain Home opens its girls soccer schedule Saturday on the road with a non-conference game at Borah against the 5A Lady Lions. Although the numbers could have been better, Lady Tiger soccer coach Kent Ogaard likes the quality of the players he has out for soccer this year...
Boys' soccer season opens Saturday versus Borah
The Mountain Home Tigers open their boys soccer season Saturday at home against Borah. Mike Torres takes over as Tiger boys head soccer coach and is pleased with the turnout. "We had 35 kids try out this year. We had 18 on varsity and 17 on JV, so it was a pretty good turnout," the coach said...
Tigers' 2014 football season set to begin Aug. 29
The Mountain Home Tigers will open their 2014 football season at home on Aug. 29 against the Canyon Ridge River Hawks. Last Saturday was Media Day for the Tiger football squads. Tigers head football coach Aaron Rodney admits that he's excited about the new year and says they've had a good off-season and summer...
Cotton named new Tiger AD
Mark Cotton is not only taking over as assistant principal at Mountain Home High School, he also is taking over as the athletic and activities director. The 2001 graduate of MHHS has taught five years in the district, the last four teaching English at his alma mater...
Free sports physical offered Thursday
Physicians from the Family Care Clinic and St. Luke's Clinic Trinity Mountain (SLCTM) will be offering free school sports physicals this Thursday, Aug. 7, from 1-4 p.m. at the SLCTM offices at 465 McKenna Drive in Mountain Home. Organized by St. Luke's Elmore Center for Community Health, this year's event will be open to students, grades 6-12, who are required to have a sports physical prior to participating in school sports programs. ...
Royals drop two at district to close out 2014 season
After winning their first two district tourney games, the Mountain Home Royals dropped two straight to be eliminated from the Area B Class A Eastern Division Tournament. Royals 12, Senators 3 A seven-run fourth inning put the game away for Mountain Home Monday night as they downed the Boise Senators in the winner's bracket of the Area B Class A Eastern Division American Legion District Baseball Tournament at Mountain View High School in Meridian...