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Finney Rushes for 133 yards in loss to Utah

Finney Rushes for 133 yards in loss to Utah

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah- The Idaho State football team opened the 2014 season showing great improvement in the offensive line and running game against the University of Utah from the Pac-12. The Bengals rushed for 179 yards, the second most in a game since 2008 and Xavier Finney rushed for 133 yards on 23 carries. The Bengals lost […]

Big Hit Escapes Chukars In 4-3 Crushing Loss

Big Hit Escapes Chukars In 4-3 Crushing Loss

IDAHO FALLS, ID — Wednesday the Chukars went 0 for 7 with runners in scoring position, but still came away with a win. The Greybirds weren’t as fortunate Thursday. Idaho Falls went 0 for 10 with runners in scoring position in a 4-3 loss to Orem. Idaho Falls (34-35, 15-17) is now facing an elimination number […]

ISU Opens 2014 Season at Utah

ISU Opens 2014 Season at Utah

POCATELLO, Idaho- The Idaho State football team opens the 2014 season on Thursday, August 28, at the University of Utah. Kickoff is at 5:30 p.m. and the game will be broadcast on the Pac-12 Network with Kevin Calabro, Glenn Parker and Jill Savage calling the action. Jerry Miller and Tim Lewis will call all the action on the 930 CBS […]

Orem Completes Sweep Idaho Falls

Orem Completes Sweep Idaho Falls

OREM, UT — Orem is starting to play the type of baseball that brought the team the first half division crown. It was that Owlz squad that buried the Chukars early in the season. Late in the season, Orem has made it difficult for Idaho Falls again, completing the sweep with a 2-1 win. Idaho […]

Chukars Struggle at Plate in 3-1 Loss

Chukars Struggle at Plate in 3-1 Loss

  OREM, UT — For five innings, neither team could muster much offense off of multiple pitchers in a rhythm. Orem was able to put up a tally in each of their final three innings, while keeping Idaho Falls baffled at the plate. The Owlz hold the Chukars down in a 3-1 Greybirds loss. Idaho […]

Kansas City Extends Affiliate Agreement with Idaho Falls

Kansas City Extends Affiliate Agreement with Idaho Falls

(KANSAS CITY, MO)  – The Royals have reached extension agreements with four Minor League Affiliates, including Idaho Falls. The Royals and Chukars have been partners since 2004, with many of the current members of first place Kansas City making stops in Idaho Falls. Billy Butler, Greg Holland, Salvador Perez, Eric Hosmer, and Mike Moustakas are […]

Rockies Win First Game And Chukars Lead Game Two

Rockies Win First Game And Chukars Lead Game Two

IDAHO FALLS, ID — Two games were scheduled for Melaleuca Field Thursday night. Grand Junction clobbered Idaho Falls 18-8 in game one. Game two was suspended with the Chukars up 7-0 in the bottom of the third inning. The seven inning game will continue Friday, at 5pm, followed by another seven inning game 30 minutes after. Idaho […]

Rockies Top Chukars in Rain Shortened Affair

Rockies Top Chukars in Rain Shortened Affair

  IDAHO FALLS, ID — Two games were scheduled for Melaleuca Field Wednesday night. First, the completion of Tuesday night’s suspended game, that was to be picked up in the third inning. Next, the Chukars and Rockies were slated to play another seven inning game. More rain caused only four innings of baseball to be […]

Chukars Stifled 5-1 in Series Finale Against Missoula

Chukars Stifled 5-1 in Series Finale Against Missoula

MISSOULA, MT — Carlos Hernandez zipped through the Chukars lineup, keeping Idaho Falls off the board. The Greybirds couldn’t notch a hit in the first four innings. A quick Missoula run and late home run gave the Osprey enough of a lead in a 5-1 win. Idaho Falls (31-28, 11-10) didn’t get their first run […]

Deshazier Dominance Paces Chukars Past Osprey

Deshazier Dominance Paces Chukars Past Osprey

MISSOULA, MT — The pregame buzz was about the Royals 2nd ranked prospect Kyle Zimmer making his 2014 debut with Idaho Falls. It was the man on the mound that followed Zimmer that looked like a dominant force. Torey Deshazier pitches 5.2 scoreless innings while striking out a Chukars high 11 batters in a 4-1 […]

Offense Explodes as Chukars Rout Brewers

Offense Explodes as Chukars Rout Brewers

  from Idaho Falls Chukars Media Relations HELENA, MT — One night after being shut out for just the second time this season, the Chukars match their second highest run total. Idaho Falls takes the series by destroying Helena 14-1, giving the team their largest margin of victory this season. Idaho Falls (29-26, 9-8) got […]

Idaho Falls Slugger Ryan O’Hearn Pioneer League Player of the Month

Idaho Falls Slugger Ryan O’Hearn Pioneer League Player of the Month

  From Idaho Falls Chukars Media Relations  (SPOKANE, WA)  – The Pioneer League Announced this week that Chukars standout Ryan O’Hearn has been named the Pioneer League Player of July. The first baseman/right fielder hit an outstanding .405 during the month, with an on-base percentage of .492, while slugging .658. O’Hearn hit seven homers, and scored […]

Helena Blanks Chukars

Helena Blanks Chukars

HELENA, MT —  Idaho Falls was shutout for only the second time this season Wednesday in a 3-0 loss to Helena. Jorge Ortega started for the Brewers and pitched seven scoreless innings.  The Chukars only managed four hits on the night. Idaho Falls (28-26, 8-8) only managed to get on man on base during Helena starter Jorge […]

Chukars Win First Game in Helena Since Winning Title

Chukars Win First Game in Helena Since Winning Title

HELENA, MT —  The last time the Idaho Falls Chukars set foot on Kindrick Legion Field in Helena they were hoisting the 2013 Pioneer League championship trophy.  Their first time back also resulted with a win as the Chukars defeated the Brewers 3-1 on Tuesday. Sugar Ray Marimon got the start for Idaho Falls (28-25, […]

Osprey Outlasts Chukars in Extra Innings

Osprey Outlasts Chukars in Extra Innings

IDAHO FALLS, ID — Idaho Falls couldn’t match a Missoula sacrifice fly in the 11th as the Chukars fell short in a 7-6 loss on Sunday. Idaho Falls (27-25, 7-7) entered the ninth inning with a two run lead, but Nick Green suffered his fourth blown save of the season. Errors helped put the tying run […]

Chukars Score Wire-to-Wire Win over Brewers

Chukars Score Wire-to-Wire Win over Brewers

  IDAHO FALLS, ID —  The Chukars scored in each of the first four innings and never looked back leading all the way in an 8-4 win over Helena on Thursday. In the first frame, a Robert Pehl double, on his three hits on the night, brought home the first run of the game for Idaho Falls […]

Chukars Game Rained Out, Double Header Wednesday

Chukars Game Rained Out, Double Header Wednesday

  IDAHO FALLS, ID. — The Idaho Falls Chukars-Helena Brewers game at Melaleuca Field scheduled for Tuesday, August 5th has been postponed due to rain. It will be made up as part of a doubleheader Wednesday night, starting at 5pm at Melaleuca Field. Each of the games will be scheduled for seven innings. This is the 2nd Idaho Falls […]

Idaho State Bengals Begin Fall Practice

Idaho State Bengals Begin Fall Practice

  POCATELLO, Idaho-  Idaho State football coach Mike Kramer is excited to get the 2014 season underway.  The Bengals hit the practice field for the first time this fall on Monday evening inside Holt Arena . With eight starters returning on offense and nine on defense, there is a lot for Kramer to be excited […]

Chukars Walk Off Against the Brewers

Chukars Walk Off Against the Brewers

  IDAHO FALLS, ID — It was an eventful night at Melaleuca Field Monday night.  The Chukars blew a five run lead, went into extra innings for the second straight night, and came away with the walk off 8-7 win over the Brewers. Idaho Falls (23-23, 3-5) was the benefactor of a Helena error in the […]

Chukars Fall in Duel of High Draft Picks

Chukars Fall in Duel of High Draft Picks

GRAND JUNCTION, CO — Kyle Freeland, 8th overall draft pick, out-dueled Chukars pitcher Eric Skoglund, Royals third round draft choice, as Grand Junction defeated Idaho Falls 8-5 Thursday. Freeland (1-0) allowed a leadoff single to Brandon Downes and then retired the next eight Chukars (21-22, 1-4) in order. He went five scoreless innings, allowing just two hits. Eric […]

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