Boise State

Idaho colleges roundup: Two Boise State runners to compete at NCAA track meet

David Elliott and Allie Ostrander will represent Boise State at the NCAA Track and Field Indoor Championships on March 11-12 in Birmingham, Ala. Elliott will compete in the men’s mile and the 3,000 meters, while Ostrander will run in the women’s 3,000 and 5,000. Elliott has the No. 3 time in the mile entering the championships, and his 3,000 time is No. 16. Ostrander has the No. 1 time in the 3,000 and the No. 2 time in the 5,000.

BSU SWIMMING & DIVING: Four Boise State relay teams and three swimmers earned invitations to the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships from March 16-19 in Atlanta. Sam Wicks (200 individual medley, 100 and 200 backstroke), Brittany Aoyama (100 butterfly) and Emma Chard (200 and 500 freestyle) were invited to compete in individual events, while all three Broncos freestyle relays (200, 400, 800) and the 200 medley relay were also invited. The diving competitors at the meet will be determined through NCAA Zone Diving Championships around the country next week. Four Boise State divers, Cassidy Bose, Kiley Carlson, Karli Kriewall and Kacee Olson, will compete at the Zone E Championships from Monday to Wednesday in Flagstaff, Ariz.

College of Idaho’s Nebeker named all-conference

CALDWELL — Forward Joey Nebeker was selected as a member of the 12-player All-Cascade Conference men’s basketball team, the league announced Wednesday. The Melba High grad had a breakout season for the Yotes, ranking third in the conference in scoring average, with his 20.7 being the highest by a C of I player since 1998. The junior added nearly seven rebounds per game and led the C of I with 35 blocked shots. C of I guards Emanuel Morgan and Aitor Zubizarreta were honorable mention selections.

IDAHO WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: The Vandals outlasted Weber State 77-70 in Ogden, Utah. Geraldine McCorkell led Idaho (21-8, 13-4 Big Sky) with 15 points.

IDAHO STATE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: The Bengals beat Eastern Washington 71-62 in Pocatello. Tressa Lymon led ISU (14-14, 7-10 Big Sky) with 14 points — one of four Bengals in double figures.

LCSC baseball team holding reception in Boise tonight

BOISE — A free public reception to meet players and coaches from Lewis-Clark State College starts at 6:30 at the Riverside Hotel. LCSC is ranked No. 1 in the NAIA and is the defending national champion. The program has won 17 national titles since 1984 and has produced 16 major-league players, including two current major leaguers, relief pitcher Blaine Hardy (Tigers) and infielder Brendan Ryan (Nationals). Thursday’s event includes autographs and free giveaways. Free cookies will be available along with beverages for purchase. The Warriors (11-0) are in the Treasure Valley for a four-game series at the College of Idaho (14-4) in Caldwell. Games at Wolfe Field are 2:30 p.m. Friday, noon Saturday (doubleheader) and 11 a.m. Sunday.

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