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December
Badger boys fall to Grizzlies: The Badger boys traveled to Newport, Washington, Thursday night, where they fell to the Grizzlies 74-38 to drop their season record to 3-2.
Girls win, boys fall to Bulldogs: The Badger girls pulled off a win in the house of the Bulldogs Saturday, keeping their winning streak so far this season alive at five with a final score of 65-52. The Badger boys put up a tough fight, but couldn't over come a second quarter deficit and suffered their first loss of the season to the Bulldogs, 75-66.
BCMS wrestlers win District 1 championship: Your District 1 Middle School Champions for the second year in a row are the Bonners Ferry Badgers! Taking first place spots on the dais were Jake Summerfield, Marcus Regehr, Eli Richards, Joel Cowley, Kyle Smith, Andrew Sandelin and Hunter Higeretta.
Badger varsity romps at Cusick, face Sandpoint: The Badger girls trounced the Cusick Panthers in an away game Thursday, outshooting their opponents in every quarter to chalk up a 59-24 win. The undefeated Badger boys also won their match Thursday with a 78-66 win.
GPS collars show the hidden lives of deer and elk: The whup, whup, whup of a helicopter grows louder as a herd of deer flees toward a trap. A small army of Fish and Game staff and volunteers hide as the animals run into a hidden net and become entangled. People rush to the thrashing animals, and within seconds, untangle and calm them by placing a mask over their eyes and carefully pin their legs to their bodies.
Badgers go 3-0 with win over Wallace: Brady Bateman scored 22 points Tuesday night to lead the Badger boys to a 68-53 win Tuesday night at home, improving their record to a perfect 3-0.
Looking for action? Try Pickleball! Pickleball is similar to tennis and badminton. It’s played indoors with a paddle rather than a racket. It's found its way to Bonners Ferry! If you are 14 or older and like being physically active, you might like to try the fastest-growing sport for adults.
Trapper classes offered: Beginning July 1, 2018, every trapper who purchased their first trapping license after June 30, 2011, will be required to attend and pass a mandatory trapper education course before they can purchase an Idaho trapping license.
November
BFWC has good showing at Bigfoot Battle: Bonners Ferry Wrestling Club placed 24th out of 120 teams at the USA Wrestling Bigfoot battle tournament. Eli Richards led the way by taking first in the 130 pound Middle school division, scoring 26 team points.
Lady Badgers open season with a win: "It was fun," Badger coach Travis Hinthorn said of their season opener tonight. "We got a little wild later in the game, but we'll calm down as the season goes on." Despite opening game rambunctiousness, the Badgers did what they set out to do, earning an opening game win over the visiting St. Maries Lumberjacks, 53-42.
KVSA gearing up for Gun & Horn Show: The Kootenai Valley Sportsman Association will be hosting the annual Gun and Horn Show at the Boundary County Fairgrounds February 9 to 11 2018. Be sure to come check out the horns and a wide range of vendor booths along with raffles for a rifle and more!
Kootenai Valley Rifle and Pistol Club season now underway: The Kootenai Valley Rifle and Pistol Club (KVRPC) is dedicated to the sport of small bore shooting and they invite all  interested people to join them.
Dump your big game carcasses properly: When you're done butchering a big-game animal, there's usually bones, hide and other inedible parts that should be double-bagged, securely tied, and put out with your household waste for garbage collection.
BF Wrestling Club wraps season: The Bonners Ferry Wrestling Club had their end of the season potluck Monday night. The kids finished the season strong with many medals and ribbons won. They even won the Battle of the North tournament and received a trophy. Members Dalton Regehr, Marcus Regehr and Aiden Dodd went undefeated this season.
Jordan back on the 'Dirty Dozen:' Last week we had an all district one coaches meeting where we selected what we call the “Dirty Dozen,” which is essentially our All-District 1 Idaho Cross Country team. By Coach Tyler Warner
Idaho anglers asked to take a poll ... no, uh, not pole: Interested anglers have through November 13 to take part in an online survey about fishing in Idaho. The survey covers a variety of topics, including how often people fish and their preferred fish species, what types of fishing regulations they support, and what important conservation priorities Fish and Game should pursue.
Bonners Ferry brings home Battle For The North trophy: The Bonners Ferry Wrestling Club traveled to fight in the Battle For The North Tournament at Lakeland November 2, and won the under 50 Members Division! Six Bonners Ferry wrestlers won in their weight divisions.
Julia Cummings brings home first Badger state swim title: Badger swimmer Julia Cummings traveled to Boise Thursday for the 2017 Idaho High School Swimming State Championships, and brought home Bonners Ferry High School's first and so far only Idaho state swimming title.
Nonresident elk tags sold out for 2017, deer selling fast: Idaho Fish and Game sold out its nonresident regular deer and nonresident elk tags for the first time in nearly a decade, and nonresident hunters wanting whitetail tags better act. It's the first time since 2008 all nonresident elk tags have sold.
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