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Saturday, October 22, 2016
Jessica Korda shoots 66, catches Minjee Lee in Blue Bay LPGA (The Associated Press)
Jessica Korda caught Minjee Lee on Saturday in the Blue Bay LPGA. Ariya Jutanugarn made up even more ground to move into contention for her sixth victory of the season. Korda shot a 6-under 66 at Jian Lake to make up seven strokes on Lee for a share of the lead, and Jutanugarn had a 65 to cut her deficit from 10 to two shots and get in the final group Sunday.
Truex wins pole after bolts from confiscated at Talladega (The Associated Press)
Martin Truex Jr. showed up at Talladega Superspeedway determined to be at the front of the field and in control of his chances in NASCAR's playoffs. The run came after NASCAR confiscated bolts from his Toyota, but Truex said he was not worried about ramifications to his Furniture Row Racing team.
Anthem singer at Heat-76ers game kneels during performance (Yahoo Sports)
A woman performing the national anthem before an NBA preseason game in Miami did so while kneeling at midcourt. Denasia Lawrence opened her jacket just before she started to sing, revealing a ''Black Lives Matter'' shirt, then dropped to her left knee and performed the song. ''We're being unjustly killed and overly criminalized,'' Lawrence wrote early Saturday in a Facebook post.
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Selanne, Jets top Oilers 6-5 in Heritage Classic alumni game (Yahoo Sports)
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) -- The Finnish Flash was back at in front of his loving Winnipeg Jets fans.
Local Sports Headlines
Vikings crush Tigers in season finale (10/22/16)
The Mountain Home Tigers saw their offensive line crumble after Middleton unleashed a 30-point opening half rally as the Vikings dominated the field in a 58-0 shutout Friday evening. The Vikings completed a 46-yard pass play in the opening quarter to get on the scoreboard. The Tigers successfully deflected the point-after kick to limit Middleton to a 6-0 lead...
Tennis coach wins 4A division honor (10/21/16)
The coach for the Mountain Home Tigers' tennis team was honored by the Third District Coaches Association for Southwest Idaho as the 4A division's girls coach of the year. Tamzy House received the award during the Spring Sports Banquet, held Oct. 12 at the Rodeo Club in the Idaho Center in Nampa...
MHJHS team celebrates 5-1 season (10/20/16)
The Tigers of Mountain Home Junior High School finished their season with a 5-1 record after they posted an 18-7 win over Emmett on Oct. 11. "The kids are very excited about how this season went," said assistant coach Eric Abrego. Their winning ways began during their season opener Sept. 6 as they pummeled Jefferson, 26-6. They returned home Sept. 13 were they shut out Syringa, 24-0...
Lady Tigers' regular season concludes with win and loss (10/15/16)
The Lady Tigers varsity soccer team wrapped up its regular season last week with a win against Ridgevue while losing to Bishop Kelly. Mountain Home 3, Ridgevue 1 During their Oct. 4 battle, the Lady Tigers roared to life 48 seconds in the opening half as senior Jacey Carr sent the ball behind Ridgevue's defense where senior Violet Martinez went on the fast break to score. ...
Tigers place at local invite (10/14/16)
Taking advantage of competing on their own turf, several Tigers set personal bests as they faced teams across southern Idaho during a yearly cross country meet held Friday. Held at the Desert Canyon Golf Course, the Mountain Home Invitational featured four 5,000-meter races for men's and women's varsity and junior varsity squads...
Tigers pounce during 30-14 win over Cougars (10/13/16)
Seeking a win throughout the regular season, Mountain Home's offense roared to life as the Tigers pummeled the visiting Caldwell Cougars during a 30-14 win on Friday. Caldwell was the first to get on the scoreboard as the Cougars completed an eight-yard run with 52 seconds left in the opening quarter. The Tigers blocked the point-after kick to leave the score 0-6...
Tigers' cross country team competes at Firman Invite (10/07/16)
Runners representing Mountain Home area schools earned individual honors with some walking away with personal records following their appearance at the Bob Firman Invitational on Sept. 24. Held at Eagle Island State Park in Boise, the event brought together teams representing high varsity and junior varsity teams in addition to younger middle school squads...
Lady Tigers extend record by beating Vallivue, Emmett (10/06/16)
The Lady Tigers saw some mixed results the field during the second half of their regular season as they crushed Vallivue and Emmett but fell to Skyview last week. Mountain Home 5, Vallivue 2 Originally scheduled for Sept. 22, the Lady Tigers had to postpone their away game at Vallivue due to weather. ...
Bruneau rodeo winners announced (09/30/16)
Rodeo competitors from across the region met earlier this month to put their skills to the test during the 2016 Bruneau Round-Up. Jared Parke was named all-around champion during the rodeo. He finished second overall in dally ranch calf roping with a final time of 23.81 seconds...
Lady Tigers plan senior night event (09/29/16)
The Mountain Home community is invited to East Side Park this Thursday as the Lady Tigers hold their senior night celebration. This year's seniors -- Jacey Carr, Elizabeth Ryan, Anna Perdroza, Violet Martinez, Jordan Page, Tayde Rodriguez and Nicole Milford -- are all four-year high school soccer players...
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...
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