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Boise High basketball standout chooses Seattle Pacific

Boise High’s Sam Simpson, the reigning 5A Southern Idaho Conference Player of the Year, recently committed to play men’s basketball for Seattle Pacific starting this fall. The 6-foot-8 senior forward averaged a league-leading 18.5 points and 10.8 rebounds during the

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Borah High’s Wright repeats as Gatorade player of year

Isaiah Wright of Borah High was selected as the 2013-14 Gatorade Idaho Boys Basketball Player of the Year on Friday. The 6-foot-2 senior point guard averaged 17.8 points, 9.9 rebounds, 5.1 assists and 2.7 steals per game while shooting nearly

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Idaho media high school boys basketball poll (Week 2)

I was out of the office last week and was not able to post the most recent poll. Here is how the state’s media voted: 5A Team (1st-place votes) W-L Pts Previous 1. Capital (4) 4-0 32 3 2. Rocky

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Treasure Valley high school signings list

I am just getting started compiling this year’s list of commitments. Last year, there were more than 200 athletes from the Treasure Valley who signed to play at the college level. Below is a list that includes Treasure Valley athletes

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Borah High’s Wright commits to Utah

Reigning 5A Gatorade Idaho player of the year Isaiah Wright gave a verbal commitment Sunday to play basketball for the University of Utah. Wright, a 6-foot-2 senior point guard at Borah High, has helped the Lions win two straight 5A

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Treasure Valley high school signings list

With the new school year just a few months away, I will be starting a new list of commitments soon. However, a few more commitments have come my way in recent weeks, bringing the list to 192 Treasure Valley athletes

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Raises, extensions for Boise State, Idaho men’s basketball coaches

By Brian Murphy bmurphy@idahostatesman.com The State Board of Education will consider new contracts for Boise State men’s basketball coach Leon Rice and Idaho men’s basketball coach Don Verlin during its meetings Wednesday and Thursday in Twin Falls. • Boise State:  After guiding

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Treasure Valley high school signings list

Below is a list that includes Treasure Valley athletes (2013 graduates unless otherwise noted) who have either signed a letter of intent or have verbally committed to compete for a college or university. The information was provided to the Statesman

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Varsity Extra athletes of the week (Feb. 4-9)

Please email nominations to rroberts@idahostatesman.com BOYS BASKETBALL Jakob Hyde, North Star Charter: The Huskies picked up two big wins last week to improve to 14-6 overall and 8-4 in the 2A Western Idaho Conference. In a 63-53 upset of top-ranked Cole

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