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SCOTT SLANT: Albertsons Stadium 50th anniversary, Part XV

SCOTT SLANT: Albertsons Stadium 50th anniversary, Part XV

Presented by CLEARVIEW CLEANING. Friday, July 10, 2020. There’s enough blah below, so I’ll start Friday’s column with another early-bird salute to Albertsons Stadium’s 50th anniversary. Then again, as we go to 2011, the biggest home game of that season ended up as Boise State’s only loss of the year. So we have to try…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Broncos playing with a full deck

SCOTT SLANT: Broncos playing with a full deck

Presented by MAZ-TECH AUTOMOTIVE. Thursday, July 9, 2020. Derrick Alston’s decision came 10 years to the day after “The Decision” by LeBron James. Okay, I’ll stop right there. But Alston gave Boise State athletics a much-needed mood alteration when he announced yesterday he’s withdrawing from the NBA Draft and returning to the Broncos for his…MORE

MEET BOISE’S PROFESSIONAL CORNHOLE PLAYER

MEET BOISE’S PROFESSIONAL CORNHOLE PLAYER

Prater and B.J. Rains of the Idaho Press talk to Andrew Clark, 24, of Boise, who has a one-year contract with the American Cornhole League (ACL). Clark and his partner recently appeared on ESPN, and he hopes the sport can grow with two leagues in the Treasure Valley.MORE

BOISE STATE BASKETBALL: ALSTON RETURNS

BOISE STATE BASKETBALL: ALSTON RETURNS

Prater and B.J. Rains of the Idaho Press and BlueTurfSports.com talk to Boise State basketball coach Leon Rice about Derrick Alston Jr., who pulled his name from the NBA Draft player pool and announced his return to BSU for a senior season.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Spring hopes eternal?

SCOTT SLANT: Spring hopes eternal?

Presented by CLEARVIEW CLEANING. Wednesday, July 8, 2020. On the evening of March 11, the NBA postponed the remainder of its season, and there was a roaring ripple event. Are we poised for another one today? The Ivy League is supposed to make an announcement about the status of its fall sports. Many are expecting…MORE

BOISE STATE FOOTBALL: TWO RECRUITS, ONE SCHOOL

BOISE STATE FOOTBALL: TWO RECRUITS, ONE SCHOOL

Prater and B.J. Rains of the Idaho Press and BlueTurfSports.com talk to Chandler (Ariz.) High football coach Rick Garretson, who runs a nationally ranked program that is sending running back and wide receiver recruits to Boise State.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: How about a split season?

SCOTT SLANT: How about a split season?

Presented by VETERANS PLUMBING. Tuesday, July 7, 2020. With Boise State’s campus having reopened yesterday, we wonder anew whether everything will fall into place for a September start to the Broncos football season. Bryan Fischer of College Football Talk tweeted yesterday that “NCAA leaders have had preliminary discussions on the men’s basketball season actually beginning…MORE

BOISE STATE & PGA GOLF

BOISE STATE & PGA GOLF

Prater and B.J. Rains of the Idaho Press talk to Treasure Valley resident and former Boise State golfer Troy Merritt, who finished eighth at the PGA stop in Detroit on Sunday. He won $212,000 and celebrated with a Jack & Coke in the airport.MORE

BOISE STATE: COACH, PLAYER REACTIONS AFTER SPORTS CUT

BOISE STATE: COACH, PLAYER REACTIONS AFTER SPORTS CUT

Prater and B.J. Rains of the Idaho Press and BlueTurfSports.com talk to Boise State baseball coach Gary Van Tol, swimming/diving coach Christine Mabile and baseball player Joe Yorke after those two programs were eliminated at Boise State last week.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: More power to ‘em

SCOTT SLANT: More power to ‘em

Presented by CLEARVIEW CLEANING. Monday, July 6, 2020. What a bummer of a way it was to start the 4th of July weekend. One of the coolest things to happen in Boise State sports in 2020 was baseball’s Opening Night at Memorial Stadium at the end of February. That’s now a footnote in history after…MORE

Blogs

Boise State Vs. Kaepernick … Wow!

Boise State Vs. Kaepernick … Wow!

Boise St vs Kaepernick- a history lesson Boise St vs Kaepernick was quite a battle Posted by 93.1 KTIK – The Ticket on Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Koetter Brought Big Time To Boise

Koetter Brought Big Time To Boise

Dirk Koetter brought Big time to Idaho What impact did Dirk Koetter have on Boise State football ? Posted by 93.1 KTIK – The Ticket on Monday, June 29, 2020

Boise Fans, Racist?

Boise Fans, Racist?

Boise racist? Are sports fans in Boise racist? Posted by 93.1 KTIK – The Ticket on Thursday, June 25, 2020