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Monday, September 1, 2014
Golf
McGinley prepares to announce Ryder Cup wild cards (The Associated Press)
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) -- Europe captain Paul McGinley will make his three wild-card picks for the Ryder Cup on Tuesday, with five players seemingly in contention for a late call-up.
NASCAR
Stewart back on the track, but big issues remain (The Associated Press)
His racing suit unzipped down to his waist, Tony Stewart walked glumly out of Atlanta Motor Speedway with two issues still hanging over him. ''Hopefully this is the step in the right direction for what he needs to get better,'' said Sprint Cup driver Denny Hamlin, who finished third in Atlanta. ''We'll go on to Richmond and hope we can do better there.'' After sitting out the last three Cup races, his team saying he needed time to grieve, Stewart got off to a strong start in Atlanta.
NBA
AP Source: Rockets reach agreement for Terry (Yahoo Sports)
A person with knowledge of the deal says the Houston Rockets will acquire guard Jason Terry in a trade with Sacramento. The Rockets will also receive two second-round draft picks and send guard/forward Alonzo Gee to the Kings, along with at least one other non-guaranteed contract. The 36-year-old Terry started last season with Brooklyn and averaged only 4.5 points in 35 games. He was traded to Sacramento at the trade deadline and didn't play the rest of the season as he recovered from a left knee injury.
NCAA Hockey
NHL
NHL says it is only discussing expanding league (Yahoo Sports)
The NHL insists expansion is not imminent.
Local Sports Headlines
Lady Tigers lose to Borah (08/30/14)
The Mountain Home Lady Tigers dropped their season opening soccer game Saturday, losing a tough 3-1 contest to Borah at Borah High School. Mountain Home scored first, getting a first half goal from Elisabeth Ryan, but could tally no more. The Borah squad managed three goals off Mountain Home goalkeeper Missy Jessup, who had 10 saves on goal...
Soccer team falls to Lions (08/29/14)
The Mountain Home Tigers dropped their season opening boys soccer game to the Borah Lions Saturday at Eastside Park by a 5-1 score. The 5A Lions scored first, about 20 minutes into the game, and added another goal two minutes later. Mountain Home's lone goal was scored by Toren Lombardo about 30 minutes into the first half...
Lady Tigers set for debut (08/29/14)
The Mountain Home Lady Tigers open their 2014 volleyball season this week at the Kuna Klassic volleyball tourney Friday and Saturday at Kuna. Jill Peterson is in her second season as head coach of the Lady Tigers and said this year's turnout for volleyball was down...
Tigers' season starts Friday against Canyon Ridge (08/28/14)
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 (08/22/14)
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 (08/22/14)
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 (08/20/14)
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 (08/13/14)
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 (08/06/14)
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. ...
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