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Timberline High senior setter doesn’t back down

Senior setter Abbey Schwager and the Timberline High volleyball team are unbeaten in the 5A Southern Idaho Conference this season. Schwager is the daughter of former Eagle High coach Paul Schwager, who led the Mustangs to five state championships and nine district titles.

Varsity Extra

Borah High rehires Tony Binder as tennis coach

Tony Binder, who led the Lions to three state titles and retired from coaching in 1984, will take over the Borah tennis program this spring from his daughter, Traci Binder, who accepted the head women’s tennis coaching position at NCAA Division III Pacific University in Oregon.

National

Golfing legend Arnold Palmer, 87, dies

Palmer rose from a blue-collar background to become part of the sport’s royalty – he was colloquially known on the PGA tour as “The King” – and frequent playing partner of U.S. presidents. He left an indelible mark on the world of golf in the form of nearly 300 signature – designed courses, and Arnold Palmer Enterprises, which handled his endorsements and other ventures, helped make Palmer the first golfer to make his name a worldwide franchise.

Videos

David Moa talks about his breakout 2016 season

Boise State DL David Moa has surprised coaches this year with four sacks in three games. He spoke with the media on Thursday, Sept. 29.
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David Moa talks about his breakout 2016 season 8:16

David Moa talks about his breakout 2016 season

Sean Wale talks about his big season 5:02

Sean Wale talks about his big season

Bryan Harsin talks Utah State 9:08

Bryan Harsin talks Utah State

An inside look at how we cover Boise State football practice 1:52

An inside look at how we cover Boise State football practice