Rombauer crosses finish line first at Preakness

Medina Spirit finished third in the 1 3/16-mile race and was passed for the first time in his career after going off as the 2-1 favorite. BALTIMORE — Preakness champion Rombauer’s trainer, Michael McCarthy, lobbied hard to get the bay colt entered into the Kentucky Derby. The horse’s owners, Diane and John Fradkin, just didn’t … Read more

Americans dominate first World Triathlon Series women’s race

Maya Kingma of the Netherlands was third to prevent an all-American podium. Summer Rappaport was 30 seconds behind Taylor Knibb, who won. It was quite a day for American women at the season-opening World Triathlon Championship Series race outside Tokyo, one that bodes well for them at the Olympics in less than two months. Taylor … Read more

Hoop Camp promotes inclusion for all kids and adults

Sports POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI) – Basketball is a game that brings many people together. For a couple of former Idaho State basketball players, they want to make sure the game is loved by all. Hoop Camp was founded by former Bengal men’s basketball player Steve Garrity. His camp helps all kids and adults with special … Read more

Idaho man dies in Alaska climbing accident

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A climber was killed and another injured when they were hit by a falling block of glacier ice in Alaska’s Denali National Park and Preserve.  The hanging serac dislodged from a peak off the West Fork of the Ruth Glacier.  A park spokesperson says the accident happened as the two were hiking … Read more

Medina Spirit passes drug tests, cleared to run in Preakness

BALTIMORE — Medina Spirit has passed three rounds of prerace drug testing and been cleared to run in the Preakness on Saturday. Maryland racing officials said Friday tests on the Kentucky Derby winner and fellow Bob Baffert-trained Concert Tour came back with nothing that would cause them to be scratched from the second leg of … Read more

Boise State football: Fresno State 2001 – it never gets old

In 2001, Boise State was coming off back-to-back 10-win seasons and bowl wins. But the Broncos kicked into another gear on an autumn Friday night on ESPN. BOISE, Idaho — Friday, May 14, 2021. (TOM SCOTT’S COLUMN WILL RETURN TUESDAY) I refer to The Athletic periodically, and I can’t help but do it again. Chris … Read more

Lucky Peak Lake and Dam will collect launch fees electronically later this summer

BOISE, Idaho — In an effort to cut back on labor costs, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will soon only collect boat launch fees through electronic payment methods later this year. Boat launch fees at Barclay Bay and Turner Gulch are suspended while new kiosks that will collect electronic payments are installed, according to … Read more

New 3-night concert series announced for this year’s Albertsons Boise Open

Old Dominion, REO Speedwagon and Sammy Hagar & The Circle will perform on the 18th fairway at Hillcrest Country Club on Aug. 19-21. BOISE, Idaho — The Albertsons Boise Open is returning to Hillcrest Country Club and tournament organizers announced that Albertsons companies has extended its title sponsorship of the golf tournament. This year marks … Read more

Boise State football: To portal or not to portal

The transfer portal has, in theory, been good for college athletes who want a change. But it’s been bad for sports in general. It’s a fact of life now, though. BOISE, Idaho — Thursday, May 13, 2021. It’s a “list” time of the year as college football bides its time until fall camp, and today … Read more

Could the Oakland A’s end up in Portland?

The team is considering a move to another city, and that has fans thinking maybe now is Portland’s chance to join the major leagues. PORTLAND, Ore. — The Oakland Athletics have been playing in Oakland since 1968, but this week the team announced they will consider other cities for a move. A plan to build … Read more