National Indian Relay Champions — Young Money.
By LORI EDMO
BLACKFOOT — Young Money with rider Myles Murray won the National Indian Relay Championship September 9 at the Eastern Idaho State Fair winning $5,820 for first, Pendleton jackets, belt buckle, along with a rawhide whip and horse from the Coby family.
Second went to Carlson Relay with Chazz Racine riding earning $3,942 and third was Starr School with rider Isiah Cross Guns winning $2,328. River Road Relay with rider Jossiah Badbear was fourth, Goes Ahead Pretty with Leo Hugs riding was fifth and the Coby team with rider Jared Cerino was disqualified.
The Coby family presented rider Myles Murray with the rawhide whip and horse in memory of Lonzo Coby who was a longtime relay rider before his passing. An honor song was sung prior to the race.
Boogie Boys — Consolation winners.
Boogie Boys with rider Frankie Gould won the Consolation race winning $1,940. Second was AimsBack Relay with rider Lil Muncie Osborne earning $1,164 and third was RedBone with rider Dustin Kruger winning $776. Mountain Timber with JonMarc Skunkcap riding was fourth, Cedar Ridge with Josh Thompson riding was fifth and Rides A Pretty Horse/Pikuni Express was disqualified.
Mountain Crow with rider Joey Gutierrez won Consolation 2 race.
Mountain Crow with rider Joey Gutierrez III won Consolation race 2 earning $500. Second was Appenay Relay with rider TeeJay Appenay winning $300 and third was Umatilla Express with rider John Redman earning $200. Double Ought with Dallon Yokoyama was fourth and Bah Kia Da with Trevor Beasley riding was disqualified.
The Teton team with rider Miaus Teton won Consolation 3 race.
The Teton team with rider Miaus Teton won Consolation 3 race winning $500. Second was Blanket Bull with rider Duane Costa earning $300. Plain Feather with Ashton Old Elk riding and HisBadhorse with Catcher HisBadhorse riding were disqualified.
Brailey Tissidimit riding for Lance Tissidimit won the Indian Ladies race.
Ladies Race: First: Brailey Tissidimit riding for Lance Tissidimit $1,300. Second Raedyn Teton riding for the Teton team $780 and third Lexie Teton riding for Jason Teton $520.
September 8 heats: Heat 1: First: Goes Ahead Pretty with rider Leo Hugs, second Aims Back Relay with rider Lil Muncie Osborne and third Young Money with rider Myles Murray. Heat 2: First: River Road Relay with rider Jossiah Badbear, second Coby team with rider Jared Cerino and third Double Ought with rider Dallon Yokoyama. Heat 3: First: Carlson Relay with rider Chazz Racine, second Starr School Express with rider Isiah Cross Guns and third Appenay Relay with rider TeeJay Appenay. Heat 4: First; Rides A Pretty Horse/Pikuni Express, second Mountain Crow Relay with rider Joey Gutierrez III and third Cedar Ridge with rider Josh Thompson.
September 7: Heat 1: First: Young Money with rider Myles Murray, second Double Ought with rider Dallon Yokoyama and third Rides A Pretty Horse/Pikuni Express with rider Narsis Reevis. Heat 2: Red Bone with rider Dustin Kruger, second Mountain Crow Relay with rider Joey Gutierrez III and third Aims Back Relay with rider Lil Muncie Osborne. Heat 3: First: Goes Ahead Pretty with rider with Leo Hugs riding, second Carlson Relay with rider Chazz Racine and third River Road Relay with Jossiah Badbear riding. Heat 4: First: Mountain Timber with JonMarc Skunkcap riding, second Boogie Boys with Frankie Gould riding and third Starr School Express with rider Isiah Cross Guns.
Legends Race: First: Woody Teton, $650, second Deland Osborne $390 and third James Tone $260.
Youth Relay: First: Lil Boogie Boys with rider Tanner Tohtsoni $420 and second Lil Boogie Girls with rider Amiah Nappo $280.
Overall winnings: Young Money $8730; Carlson Relay $5,432; Starr School Express $4,850; Boogie Boys and Goes Ahead Pretty $3,492 each; River Road Relay and Aims Back Relay $2,716 each; Coby team $2,522; Red Bone $2,134; Rides A Pretty Horse/Pikuni Express $1,940; Mountain Crow $1,664; Mountain Timber $1,552; Cedar Ridge and Double Ought $1,358 each; Umatilla Express $1,170; Teton team $888; Appenay and Blanket Bull $688 each; Bah Kia Dah $582; Buckskin/Wolverine, HisBadHorse and Plain Feather 0.
September 14: 6 p.m. Peach Balla’s vs Sharp Shooters; 7 p.m. C A D Native$ vs Savage Storm. September 20: 6 p.m. Native Sins vs Misfit Royals; 7 p.m. Sharp Shooters vs C A D Native$. Must be 15 years or older to play. Must pay $20 player fee. Any new teams must sign up before September 20.
September 18: 6 p.m. Superwomen’s vs Spiked Punch; 6:30 p.m. Notorious D.I.G.’s vs Cheryl’s; 7 p.m. Soldiers vs T.B.A.; 7:30 p.m. Taitum’s vs Bump It!
Coed non-spiking volleyball
September 19: 6 p.m. Vanessa’s vs Soldiers; 6:30 p.m. Volleyballers vs Facilities; 7 p.m. Spiked Punch Too vs CO Express.
Indian Day golf scramble
An Indian Day golf scramble is September 29 with tee off at 9 a.m. at Riverside Golf Course. Entry fee is $10 and draw for partners is 8:30 a.m. No late entries. Open to all Shoshone-Bannock tribal members and Shoshone-Bannock tribal employees and spouses.
Indian Day Horseshoe Tourney
Indian Day Horseshoe Tourney is September 29 at noon. Singles/doubles with $5 entry fee and $200 is added. At the Fort Hall ball field and Fort Hall Recreation is the sponsor.
Annual volleyball tourney
Annual volleyball tourney is October 7 and 8 at Timbee Hall. Women and coed divisions 5 on 5. Entry fee is $100. Contact Elma Thompson at 208-244-2596 or email email@example.com
Timbee Hall hours
Timbee Hall is open Monday and Tuesday from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.
For more information please call 208-478-3770, 3775 or 3776.