Boise State’s football team will hold its annual spring scrimmage on its famous blue turf Saturday. Nearly 7,000 miles away in Japan, the Hosei University football team will also play a spring game. But the schools have more in common than just that. The Broncos and the Tomahawks have an unusual football relationship that’s rooted in the two schools’ academic partnership.
The Davis Cup is one of the most important tournaments in the tennis calendar. This year the USA team faces Serbia on Boise State’s campus. Official matches won’t start until Friday, but on Wednesday tennis fans saw some of the best players in the world show off their skills.
Italy's highest criminal court Tuesday overturned Amanda Knox’s acquittal in the slaying of her British roommate and ordered a new trial. An appeals court in Florence must re-hear the case against the American student and her Italian ex-boyfriend Raffaelle Sollecito for the murder of Meredith Kercher.
The NCAA basketball tournament continues Wednesday night. And for the sixth time in school history, Boise State is in it. The Broncos play LaSalle, a private Catholic university in Philadelphia, in an opening round game in Dayton, Ohio. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:10 PM MT on truTV network.
Last June was a big month for Cody Gittings and Stephen Heleker. For one, the Boise filmmakers formed a media company shortly after Gittings graduated from Boise State. And two, the pair received the green light to pursue their most ambitious project yet: turning “Smoke,” a story by local author and professor Alan Heathcock – into a short film.
Boise State has once again announced a home game with an opponent from the Atlantic Coast Conference. ACC member Florida State will play the Broncos in a series scheduled to start in six years. Today’s announcement comes a week after Boise State announced a series with Virginia.
A group of middle schoolers in a New York City suburb play World of Warcraft at school. But they’re not slacking, it’s their English class. World of Warcraft is an immersive online game where millions of people a day run around fighting monsters. The classroom is a din of clattering keyboards and kids shouting back and forth about meeting up in the same virtual location and an oft repeated, never answered plea to know which of their classmates is called Grimblade.
Boise State Wednesday released the details of its new contract with the Mountain West Conference. Last year the Boise State football team left the conference to join the Big East and the university put its other sports in the Big West. Since then, the Big East has lost several teams.
Originally published on Mon December 3, 2012 8:03 am
‘Tis the season for college football fanatics to consult their travel agents. That’s because four Northwest teams received bowl game invites Sunday night.
The Oregon Ducks (11-1) are headed to the Fiesta Bowl outside Phoenix. They’ll play the Kansas State Wildcats (11-1) on January 3rd in a showdown of football teams that were until recently both in contention for the national championship.