Category Archives: Mike Prater

Harsin Is An Enigma, A Riddle, But Mostly A Success Story

Harsin Is An Enigma, A Riddle, But Mostly A Success Story

What is Harsin’s style? What’s it like inside Harsin’s head? Who exactly is Bryan Harsin, a proud Boise native and the state’s highest paid employee, and what makes him tick to the tune of at least $1.55 million a year?MORE

MW Has The Right Stuff For A New Year’s Six Bowl

MW Has The Right Stuff For A New Year’s Six Bowl

The Mountain West has a golden opportunity to add substance to its new marketing slogan by reaching its ultimate peak: An appearance in a New Year’s Six bowl game, which hasn’t happened since Boise State in 2014.MORE

Steelheads’ Streak Is Historic, Typical For Boise

Steelheads’ Streak Is Historic, Typical For Boise

BY MIKE PRATER
THE IDAHO PRESS
Idaho’s only professional hockey team has reached the playoffs 22 consecutive seasons — every year of its existence. The streak is tied with the Spurs of the NBA for the longest in North American pro sports.MORE

Idaho? Isn’t That Just One, Big Spud Field?

Idaho? Isn’t That Just One, Big Spud Field?

BY MIKE PRATER
THE IDAHO PRESS
There’s no pressure, and no reason for Division I basketball in Idaho to be a regional or national difference-maker, especially if top players struggle to come here.
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Rice Isn’t On The Hot Seat, But Close

Rice Isn’t On The Hot Seat, But Close

BY MIKE PRATER
THE IDAHO PRESS
Leon Rice once shot himself. Seriously. The Boise State basketball coach, then a curious child of the ‘70s in Richland, Wash., somehow turned a collection of friends, large rocks and a .22 bullet into a bloody left knee … MORE

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