National Indian Relay Championship team Cedar Ridge with rider JonMarc Skunkcap and family members.
By LORI ANN EDMO
BLACKFOOT — Thanks to swift and smooth exchanges JonMarc Skunkcap riding for Cedar Ridge won the National Indian Relay Championship September 7 at the Eastern Idaho State Fair in Blackfoot.
The team won belt buckles and Pendleton jackets in addition to $5,817. Taking second was Goes Ahead Pretty with Holman Real Bird riding with the team winning $3,490. Third went to Black Rock Relay and rider Blayne Deroche winning $2,327. Other teams in the race include Teton Team with rider Miaus Teton earning $500. Pikunii Express with Narsis Reevis riding and Aims Back Relay with rider Jaylin Potts both lost horses so their teams were disqualified.
Young Money with rider Myles Murray won the Consolation Championship race earning $2,262. Second was Dustin Kruger riding for Tissidimit winning $1,357 and third was Little Badger with rider Chris Carlson earning $904. Other teams in the race include Young Bear Express with rider TyRay Cadotte and Tillman team with Jared Cerino with each team receiving $300.
Consolation Championship winning team Young Money with rider Myles Murray.
The Coby team with Josh Thompson riding won Consolation 2 and $750. Second was Farmer Relay with rider Dallon Yokoyama winning $450. Third was Boogie Boys with Kalen Hammond riding. Awasaapsii Express with Chasen Kipp riding also ran earning $100.
Ba Kia Dah with rider Jamo Chavez won Consolation 1 and $750. Second was Beegup Relay with Freeland Larkin riding winning $450 and third was Appenay Relay with Colton Teton riding winning $300. Blanket Bull with Dewey Costa riding also ran earning $100.
Top: Consolation 1 winning team Ba Kia Dah with rider Jamo Chavez; bottom: Consolation 2 winning Coby team with rider Josh Thompson.
Heat 1: Young Bear Express, second Boogie Boys, third Awasaapsii Express. Heat 2: First: Farmer Relay, second Teton Team and third Goes Ahead Pretty. Heat 3: First: Black Rock Relay, second Aims Back Relay and third Little Badger. Heat 4: First: Pikunii Express, second Cedar Ridge and third Tissidimit.
Heat 1: First: Cedar Ridge, second Aims Back and third Ba Kia Dah. Heat 2: First: Young Money, second Teton Team and third Young Bear Express. Heat 3: First: Goes Ahead Pretty, second Black Rock Relay and third Tissidimit. Heat 4: First: Pikunii Express, second Tillman Team and third Coby Team.
Ladies Relay (September 6): First: Bad Rock Warriors with Tahliyah Appenay riding $1,600, second Tissidimit with rider Brailey Tissidimit $960 and third Washakie Girls with Kiyotee Washakie riding $640.
Ladies Relay winner Bad Rock Warrior team with rider Tahliyah Appenay.
Warrior Race (September 5): First: Trevis Teton $1,800, second Miaus Teton $1,080 and third Xavier Big Hair $720.
Warrior Race winner Trevis Teton.
Youth Relay (September 5): First: Lil Buffalo Runners with rider Cliff Kemmer $625, second Lil Boogie Boys with Dontay Jay riding $375 and third Racehorse Express with Dreson Ball riding $250.
Youth relay winners Lil Buffalo Runners with rider Cliff Kemmer.
Sho-Ban Chief Ethan Chacon runs with the ball at the September 6 scrimmage game against Rockland that they lost.
FORT HALL — The Sho-Ban Chiefs lost in a scrimmage game with Rockland on September 6 at Sho-Ban High School. The final score was 14 to 55.
TJ Lama running with the ball during the scrimmage game.
Five cell phones have been found so if you’re missing one call the Recreation office.
Little league football
September 14: Braves play against Snake River Panthers at 5:30 p.m.; Warriors play East Highland Cowboys at 7 p.m. with both games at Sho-Ban High School.
If anyone is getting rid of bikes, bring them to Timbee Hall.
Volleyball and coed basketball
Volleyball and coed basketball games start September 16. Coed non-spiking is Tuesday, women’s volleyball is on Monday. Coed basketball is on Thursday.
Timbee Hall hours
Timbee Hall is open from Monday through Thursday from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.; on Friday open from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday is open gym from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information please call 208-478-3770, 3775 or 3776.