Sports & Outdoors
Stitch in Time
Badger boys off to
state: The Bonners Ferry Badger boys basketball team
earned a trip to state Thursday evening,
traveling to Timberlake and downing the Tigers
36-33 in a loser-out game decided at the free
throw line with only 35 seconds left on the
-- Badger boys open district play tonight --
The Badger boys basketball team travels to Timberlake
to take on the Tigers at 7 p.m. tonight, February 27, in the
opening round of the Intermountain League Championships. Please
plan to go cheer them on!
tops in Elks Hoop Shoot: Trey Bateman, 8, won the Elks Hoop Shoot
Northern Competition in Kellogg last Saturday.
Trey hit 23 out of 25 free throws to win the 8
and 9 year old division.
Trey also earned top shot honors by hitting the
most free throws in all age groups.
The district competition hosted the best free
throw shooters in North Idaho.
Gun and horn show
coming: The 21st annual Kootenai Valley Sportsman
Association Gun and Horn Show is coming to the
Boundary County Fairgrounds February 7-9.
open! For some anglers, the best thing about New
Year’s is the start of the spring steelhead
season, which opened January 1. Anglers are
reminded that they will need a 2014 fishing
license and steelhead permit.
New process for IPNF
events: The Idaho Panhandle National Forests are
implementing a new open season application
process for special use recreation events. A
special use authorization is required before
conducting any type of commercial recreation use
of National Forest System lands.
a week away! Moose Madness is hitting the boards at 6 p.m.
Friday, December 20 with the faceoff of the
Badger and Bulldogs girls varsity basketball
The annual event is in Sandpoint this year at
Sandpoint High School.
Lady Badgers' first win
at home: The Lady Badgers played their first home game of
the season Tuesday and scored their first win of
the season as well, defeating the Libby Loggers
Update on Badger home
hoops: School district athletic director Steve Morton
has sent out clarification on home basketball
games this week as weather has upset the
Lady Badgers lose
heartbreaker: The Lady Badgers lost a heartbreaker to Lakeland
Lakeland led by 11 points at the end of the
first half, 30-19, and stretched their lead to
17 in the third quarter before the Badgers
started climbing back.
to report hunting results: Most of the major big game hunting seasons are
now over. Successful or not, hunters are already
starting to think about next season. So are we
at Fish and Game.
Boys win, girls fall
at CdA Charter: Badger varsity boys
basketball kicked off their season Tuesday night
with a 62-21 win over Coeur d'Alene Charter. The
Lady Badgers fell in a heartbreaker.
A Fish & Game
Christmas: It’s getting close to that time of year again,
and here’s an idea for anyone who’s looking for
a gift that’s always in style, never the wrong
size or color, and useable every day of the
2014 game licenses
on sale Sunday: When 2014 licenses and tags go on sale this
Sunday, hunters and anglers have a new option
this year to buy a three-year license, adding
convenience to a small savings.
Six named to All-IML
team: Six Bonners Ferry Badgers have been named to
this years' All-Intermountain League football
Bear gates to open for
winter: As forest visitors take to the woods to hunt
and/or collect firewood, the Idaho Panhandle
National Forests remind them that gates will be
opened on November 16 in the Selkirk Mountains
and on December 1 in the Purcell and Cabinet
Mountains of the Idaho Panhandle National
Forests’ North (Kaniksu) Zone.
Resilience marks this
year's Badgers: Although it was not the way any Badger player or
fan would have liked, the 2013 football season
came to an end in Homedale Saturday with a 67-0
loss to a very strong Homedale team. By
Coach Ed DePriest
Dig Pink gives
local: On October 1, the Badger volleyball team
took on Timberlake in this year's Dig Pink match, a
tradition in Bonners Ferry to raise funds for
the Side Out Foundation and to raise awareness
of breast cancer.
Badger runners end
season on a high note: The season finale for the Badger Cross Country
team ended on a high note. After strong
performances at districts, the Badgers carried
their enthusiasm into Idaho Falls. The
picturesque 5k course featured slight hills and
twists and turns ideal for the teams’ style of
Lady Badgers end season:
Districts ended for the Lady Badger volleyball
team on Thursday in Rathdrum against Kellogg in
a loser out game. The Badgers sadly lost in
three sets: 14-25, 18-25 and 22-25.
Badgers earn state
berth: On Friday, the Bonners Ferry Badgers hosted the
Kellogg Wildcats in an Intermountain League
football game, and earned a trip to state with a