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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

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

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

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

SCOTT SLANT: Beware those feisty Falcons

SCOTT SLANT: Beware those feisty Falcons

Presented by VETERANS PLUMBING. Thursday, July 2, 2020. At ESPN.com, you’ll find “Most important 2020 game for each Top 25 college football team.” For No. 21 Boise State, it’s not the predictable one. “BSU plays host to Florida State in Week 3, which is always going to be a huge game (and a massive statement…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Second commit finally materializes

SCOTT SLANT: Second commit finally materializes

Presented by MAZ-TECH AUTOMOTIVE. Wednesday, July 1, 2020. It took until mid-June last year for Boise State to secure more than one commit for its 2020 recruiting class, but it was a strong No. 1 in the Mountain West when it was all said and done. The Broncos hope the 2021 class follows suit, because…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Watching No. 19

SCOTT SLANT: Watching No. 19

Presented by VETERANS PLUMBING. Tuesday, June 30, 2020. B.J. Rains of the Idaho Press finished his countdown of the Top 25 Boise State players to watch in 2020 on Sunday. Quarterback Hank Bachmeier was No. 1—but, of course. Bachmeier’s list of things to improve on is well-chronicled after an injury-interrupted true freshman year that saw…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Albertsons Stadium 50th anniversary, Part XIV

SCOTT SLANT: Albertsons Stadium 50th anniversary, Part XIV

Presented by VETERANS PLUMBING. Friday, June 26, 2020. Friday means another early-bird celebration of Albertsons Stadium’s 50th anniversary, and we go to the heart of the Kellen Moore era—in September of 2010. In terms of before sunrise to after sunset, you could call it the biggest day in Boise State football history. ESPN College GameDay…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Cautious optimism amidst the mysteries

SCOTT SLANT: Cautious optimism amidst the mysteries

Presented by MAZ-TECH AUTOMOTIVE. Thursday, June 25, 2020. Marc Paul, Boise State’s associate athletic director for sports performance, health and wellness (head trainer), was the lucky one chosen to go before the media yesterday and talk about the Broncos’ coronavirus situation. Paul disclosed quite a bit more on COVID testing among returning athletes coaches and…MORE

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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