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O’Hearn’s Bat Helps Chukars Fly Past Owlz

O’Hearn’s Bat Helps Chukars Fly Past Owlz

OREM, UT — It didn’t take long for Ryan O’Hearn to set the tone for the evening.  The Chukars first baseman tallied a home run on the first pitch he saw, en route to a three hit, four RBI performance in a 9-7 Chukars win. O’Hearn’s eighth home run of the season, a two run […]

Voyagers Have Last Laugh in Win Over Chukars

Voyagers Have Last Laugh in Win Over Chukars

IDAHO FALLS, ID — The Chukars managed to erase a 7-0 deficit and end Dane Stone’s streak of 22 straight scoreless innings on Monday.  However,  it was the Voyagers who had the last laugh with a late grand slam propelling Great Falls to a 12-8 win.  They also clinched the Pioneer League North first half […]

Another Huge Crowd Watches Chukars Dominate Mustangs Again

Another Huge Crowd Watches Chukars Dominate Mustangs Again

(IDAHO FALLS, ID) —  The fans just kept coming, and so did the runs.  The Chukars treated the Melaleuca Field crowd of 3,500 to a 14-3 drubbing of the Mustangs Thursday night. Billings struck first, building a 2-0 lead in the top of the first.  Idaho Falls (17-13) didn’t take long to respond, scoring four […]

Chukars Start Homestand with a Beatdown of Billings

Chukars Start Homestand with a Beatdown of Billings

IDAHO FALLS, ID –  Idaho Falls started a seven game homestand off right with a 10-2 rout of Billings Wednesday.  It was quite a show for the 3,000 fans that showed up to Melaleuca Field, making it the third largest crowd of the season. After falling behind 1-0, Idaho Falls (16-13) rallied in the second […]

Idaho State Football Picked 10th and 12th in Preseason Polls

Idaho State Football Picked 10th and 12th in Preseason Polls

(PARK CITY, UT) — The Idaho State Football will once again be playing the part of underdog in 2014.  The Bengals were picked 12th in the Big Sky Conference preseason coaches poll.  The media are a little more optimistic about the Bengals, ranking them 10th.  Eastern Washington is the clear favorite to win the league, […]

Chukars Loss Ends Otherwise Good Road Trip

Chukars Loss Ends Otherwise Good Road Trip

(GREAT FALLS, MT) — The good news for Idaho Falls was they won five out of seven games on the Montana road trip.  The bad news was they ended the trip with a 7-3 loss to Great Falls on Monday. The Chukars (15-13) were only able to get one run of Voyagers starter Matt Ball […]

Chukars Blank Voyagers for Second Shutout of the Season

Chukars Blank Voyagers for Second Shutout of the Season

(GREAT FALLS, MT) — Idaho Falls sent Great Falls crashing down to Earth Sunday with a 4-0 win.  It marked the second shutout of the year for the Chukars. Brandon Downes are Corey Toups both doubled to begin the game.  Idaho Falls (15-13) would go on to notch a season high seven doubles off Voyagers (16-11) […]

O’Hearn Hit Streak at 13 as Chukars Shut Down Billings

O’Hearn Hit Streak at 13 as Chukars Shut Down Billings

BILLINGS, MT —  Solid pitching and Ryan O’Hearn provide a winning formula as Idaho Falls win their fourth straight game with a 3-1 over Billings on Thursday. Idaho Falls (13-11) starter Alec Mills allowed just two hits and one run in five innings,  retiring 12 Mustangs (11-13) in a row at one point. The bat of Ryan […]

Chukars Win Third Straight Game

Chukars Win Third Straight Game

(BILLINGS, MT) — The Chukars have a season high three game winning streak after setting down the Mustangs 4-2 on Wednesday. Idaho Falls (12-11) moves above .500 for the first time this season. Ryan O’Hearn didn’t waste anytime increasing his hitting streak to 12 with a two-run home run in the first inning. Billings (11-12) would […]

Chukars Tame Mustangs to Reach .500 for First Time

Chukars Tame Mustangs to Reach .500 for First Time

(BILLINGS, MT) — The dynamic duo of Wander Franco and Kyle Pollock combined for half of the Chukars 16 hits in a 10-6 win over the Billings Mustangs Tuesday night.  The victory pushes Idaho Falls up to .500 for the first time this season. Reigning Pioneer League Player of the Week, Ryan O’Hearn got the […]

Raptors Double Up Chukars

Raptors Double Up Chukars

(OGDEN, UT)  – The game started with dueling two-run home runs by both teams in the first, but the Idaho Falls Chukars couldn’t keep pace with the Raptors as Ogden pulls away for a 10-5 win Wednesday.  Ryan O’Hearn crushed a home run in the first inning to get the Chukars (7-10) on the board […]

Idaho Vandals Join Big Sky Conference for Most Sports

Idaho Vandals Join Big Sky Conference for Most Sports

(MOSCOW, ID) –  The University of Idaho is back in the Big Sky Conference to compete in all sports except football. The football team will join the Sun Belt Conference. Idaho will play its first Big Sky Conference volleyball match on Sept. 25 at Northern Colorado and its first league soccer match the next day, […]

Big Inning Helps Chukars Hand Ogden 7th Straight Lost

Big Inning Helps Chukars Hand Ogden 7th Straight Lost

(OGDEN, UT) —  The Idaho Falls Chukars pounded out seven runs in the eighth inning en route to a 9-2 win over the Ogden Raptors Monday.  The loss was the seventh straight setback for the Raptors. The Chukars (7-8) struck first by scoring two runs in the first capped off by a Corey Toups solo […]

Chukars Score Seven Straight to Complete Comeback

Chukars Score Seven Straight to Complete Comeback

  (IDAHO FALLS, ID) —  A windy day saw the visiting Grand Junction Rockies breeze to an early 4-0 lead over the Idaho Falls Chukars on Sunday.  But the Chukars had a gust of their own scoring the next seven runs on the way to a 7-6 win. Zach Lavvorn (2-1) got the win for the […]

Home Cooking Gets Chukars Back in Win Column

Home Cooking Gets Chukars Back in Win Column

(IDAHO FALLS, ID) — A return to Melaleuca Field was what the doctor ordered as the Idaho Falls Chukars begin a homestand by ended a two game losing streak with a 6-2 win over the Grand Junction Rockies on Thursday. The Chukars (4-7) offense got them off to a good start, building a 5-1 lead […]

Chukars Shutout in Orem

Chukars Shutout in Orem

(OREM, UT) —  The Idaho Falls Chukars managed just five hits Tuesday night in a 4-0 loss to the Orem Owlz  at Brent Brown Ballpark.  The first five batters in the Chukars batting order went a combined 0-19.  The lone bright spot at the plate for the Greybirds was Robert Pehl who went perfect at […]

Chukars Power Past Rockies

Chukars Power Past Rockies

(GRAND JUNCTION, CO)  –  A three run shot by Kyle Pollock powered the Idaho Falls Chukars past the Grand Junction Rockies 10-2 on Monday.  The pitching also came up big as Idaho Falls earned a split in the four game series. Zach Lavvorn (1-1) got the win for the Greybirds out of the bullpen.  The […]

Chukars Drop Game, Series to Owlz

Chukars Drop Game, Series to Owlz

(IDAHO FALLS, ID) — The Idaho Falls Chukars couldn’t hang on to an early lead, falling to the Orem Owlz 10-7 on Thursday.  Orem wins the opening series 3-1.  Samir Duenez put the Chukars on top early with a three run home run in the bottom of the first to give the Greybirds the 3-0 […]

Chukars Pick up First Win After Big Fifth Inning

Chukars Pick up First Win After Big Fifth Inning

(IDAHO FALLS, ID)  – Five was the number of the night for the Idaho Falls Chukars Wednesday as they score all five of their runs in the fifth inning to beat the Orem Owlz 5-3 for their first win of the season.  The Greybirds has only managed 5 runs in their first 18 innings of […]

Chukars Drop Season Opening Doubleheader

Chukars Drop Season Opening Doubleheader

  (IDAHO FALLS, ID) —  The Idaho Falls Chukars celebrated their 2013 Pioneer League Championship in between games of the season opening double header against the visiting Orem Owlz on Tuesday.  There wasn’t much to celebrate before or after that.  The Chukars lost the first game 12-3 after going up 2-0 in the first inning. […]

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