Boys High School Basketball
The Rocky Mountain High boys basketball team beat Mountain View 61-59 in overtime Jan. 27 thanks to a pair of free throws from Tyler O'Donnell with 0.4 seconds left. The win is the 14th straight for the Grizzlies, who sit alone in first place in the 5A Southern Idaho Conference.
Centennial High School's Talon Pinckney hits a game winning shot with under three seconds left to play to defeat Borah 38-36 during the 5A Southern Idaho Conference game held at Centennial High School in Boise.
Sports is "an enormous investment" for Boise State University, but one that has paid off for the school as a whole, said BSU President Bob Kustra. "That Fiesta Bowl of 2007 really gave us a set of strategies on how we could take the rest of the university on the national stage that football took us in that year." Kustra plans to retire in June 2018. He spoke Nov. 17, 2017, two days after announcing those retirement plans.
BSU President Bob Kustra will retire in June 2018. In a Nov. 17, 2017 interview, he said Boise State University's growth and transformation over the years is perhaps his proudest achievement. He said he wishes he had been more effective at changing how Idaho universities are funded - for years, he's said he believes BSU is shortchanged.
BSU President Bob Kustra speaks Nov. 17, 2017, about the decision to cut the school's wrestling program and establish a baseball team instead. "While I know there's many wrestling advocates out there, they can't compete with America's national pastime," he said. His comments came during an interview two days after he announced he will retire in June 2018.
Matt Eggers, bartender at The Grit American Cuisine in Eagle, mixes an Aunt Lucy, a simple holiday cocktail using flavored white whisky, ginger beer, and a house cranberry syrup.
Dr. Jennifer Anderson, a cardiologist and director of the Saint Alphonsus Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation program, said they are thrilled to be the beneficiary for this year's Festival of Trees in Boise. The money will be used to expand the current space and provide more exercise equipment for people at the center.