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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. […]

Rain Pushes Opening Day Back

Rain Pushes Opening Day Back

  (IDAHO FALLS, ID)  – Mother Nature just wasn’t ready for Idaho Falls Chukars baseball yet.  Monday’s scheduled season opener against the Orem Owlz at Melaleuca Field was rained out.  The two teams will play a double header Tuesday starting at 6:00 p.m.  Both games will be scheduled for seven innings.

Chukars vs Bandits Draws Large Crowd

Chukars vs Bandits Draws Large Crowd

(IDAHO FALLS, ID)  – More than 2,100 fans showed up at Melaleuca Field on Saturday for the 3rd Annual Exhibition game between the Idaho Falls Chukars and the American Legion team Bandits.  It was the largest crowd in the events history.  The Chukars won the game 5-2.  The defending Pioneer League champs officially begin their […]

Chukars Announce 2014 Roster

Chukars Announce 2014 Roster

(IDAHO FALLS, ID) — The Idaho Falls Chukars announced who the Kansas City Royals are sending to defend their 2013 Pioneer League Championship on Thursday.  The 38-man roster includes 14 draft selections from the 2014 First Year Player Draft.  Four players are returning members from last years title team. The 2014 Chukars debut with an exhibition […]

Former Chukar Named Carolina League Player of the Week

Former Chukar Named Carolina League Player of the Week

(IDAHO FALLS, ID)  – Last season’s Idaho Falls Chukars Player of Year, Hunter Dozier, was named Player of Week in the Carolina League with the Wilmington Blue Rocks.  Dozier hit .750 in 7 games for the week ending May 25.  He went 11-for-20 at the plate with 4 2b, 4RBI, 8R, 1SB, and 6BB.    The 2014 […]

Bengal Softball Advances to Semi-Finals

Bengal Softball Advances to Semi-Finals

  (POCATELLO, ID) – Idaho State University softball is headed to the semifinals of the Big Sky Tournament. The Bengals knocked off Northern Colorado 3-2 in their first tournament game at Miller Ranch Stadium on Thursday. The team, which won the regular season conference title, will square off against the third-seeded Southern Utah Thunderbirds Friday […]

ISU Softball Wins Big Sky Title

ISU Softball Wins Big Sky Title

  (POCATELLO, ID) – Idaho State University’s softball team won their second straight Big Sky season title Saturday. The Bengals had to win two of three games in North Dakota, and finished the third matchup with a six-run rally in the sixth inning. The conference tournament, which will be hosted in Pocatello, will begin Thursday […]

ISU Women Take Home Big Sky Championship

ISU Women Take Home Big Sky Championship

(POCATELLO, ID) – Idaho State University’s women’s volleyball team won the Big Sky Conference Championship Saturday. ISU lost to Portland State both times the teams met during the regular season. The Bengals, who haven’t won a conference title in volleyball since 1990, swept Portland State three sets to none and are now headed to the […]

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