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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 […]

Chukars Blow Early Lead in Loss to Raptors

Chukars Blow Early Lead in Loss to Raptors

IDAHO FALLS, ID —  The Chukars didn’t waste anytime jumping on the Raptors, scoring in each of the first four innings on the way to a 7-2 lead.  Unfortunately for Idaho Falls, they would not score again as Ogden bounced back for the 10-7 win. The Chukars (20-20, 0-2) scored four of their seven runs in […]

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 […]

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