Marlin Longhair (87) plays on defense for the Broncos.
By KAYCEE DIXEY
BLACKFOOT — Blackfoot High School’s varsity football team lost 7-50 against Madison High School September 15.
Blackfoot’s varsity team includes four Shoshone-Bannock tribal members: Anton Adakai, Eisley Chavez, Evan Moss, and Marlin Longhair. Adakai plays defensive tackle position; Chavez and Moss both play nose guard/tackle positions and Longhair plays both defensive and middle linebacker positions.
Evan Moss (74) plays nose guard and tackle.
Also, tribal member Briyonna Yazzie is on the cheerleading squad for Blackfoot High School.
In an interview with Marlin Longhair, he explained that Eddy Kniffin inspired him to play football since he was in grade school. Longhair has been playing football for eight years. He also explains that his team means everything to him because they are like his brothers.
Briyonna Yazzie is a Bronco cheerleader.
Jennika Foster (left) and Alexia Tinno.
By ROSELYNN WAHTOMY
POCATELLO – The Hawthorne Junior High Hawks eighth grade girl’s volleyball team defeated Irving Junior High Bears on their home turf on Tuesday, September 19.
The Hawks won all three games. The first win for the Hawks was 26 to 24, the second and third wins were both 25 to 18.
Playing on the Hawthorne team are Jennika Foster and Alexia Tinno.
Foster is an outside hitter. She’s part of the starting lineup and has been playing volleyball for four years. She describes her team as tough and said they won almost all their games, and last year they lost one. She is the daughter of Kendra Benally.
Tinno is the daughter of Derrick and Janita Tinno. She’s a middle blocker for the team and has played volleyball for the last two years.
OWYHEE, Nev. — The Sho-Ban Chiefs won on the road 58 to 10 over the Owyhee Braves September 15.
Sho-Ban coach Andrew Baldwin said it was an excellent win – the defense was good and special teams were good.
Colton Baldwin had four rushing touchdowns and four passing touchdowns. Tuff MedicineTop had two rushing touchdowns. Jordan Osborne scored three receiving touchdowns and Austin Baldwin had one receiving touchdown.
The Chiefs play at Mackay on September 22 at 7 p.m.
Fort Hall Brave Reynoso Efron runs in the September 9 win over the Tigers 14 to 12 at Sho-Ban.
September 21: 6 p.m. Goofertons vs Ricky’s; 7 p.m. FHPD Crew vs Soggybottoms Boys. 8 p.m. Savage Storm vs CO Express. Must be 15 years or older to play. Must pay $20 player fee.
Indian Day golf scramble
An Indian Day golf scramble is September 29 with tee off at 9 a.m. at Riverside Golf Course. Entry fee is $10 and draw for partners is 8:30 a.m. No late entries. Open to all Shoshone-Bannock tribal members and Shoshone-Bannock tribal employees and spouses.
Indian Day Horseshoe Tourney
Indian Day Horseshoe Tourney is September 29 at noon. Singles/doubles with $5 entry fee and $200 is added. At the Fort Hall ball field and Fort Hall Recreation is the sponsor.
Annual volleyball tourney
Annual volleyball tourney is October 7 and 8 at Timbee Hall. Women and coed divisions 5 on 5. Entry fee is $100. Contact Elma Thompson at 208-244-2596 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Timbee Hall hours
Timbee Hall is open Monday and Tuesday from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.
For more information please call 208-478-3770, 3775 or 3776.