Boise State

Idaho colleges (April 15): Boise State gymnast competes at nationals

Shani Remme scored 9.8 points on the balance beam Friday, finishing in a tie for 29th in the second semifinal at the NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Championships.

“She was cool under pressure, and we are so excited about her success at this level,” co-head coach Tina Bird said.

Remme was the fourth Bronco and second freshman in program history to compete in the discipline at nationals.

BSU MEN’S TENNIS: The No. 68 Broncos (15-9, 4-2 Mountain West) beat San Diego State 4-1 at the Boas Indoor Tennis Center. Thomas Tenreiro, Toby Mitchell and Kyle Butters earned singles and doubles victories.

BSU BEACH VOLLEYBALL: The Broncos (5-4) beat Sacramento State 4-1 in Folsom, Calif., to set a program record for victories in their third season. A split Saturday against Pacific and Cal Poly would give Boise State its first winning season.

NORTHWEST NAZARENE SOFTBALL: The Crusaders (15-25, 9-13 GNAC) split with Western Oregon in Nampa, winning 6-5 and losing 5-3.

COLLEGE OF IDAHO SOFTBALL: The Yotes (12-19-1, 6-14 Cascade) were swept by Northwest University in Caldwell, losing 2-1 and 11-2.

IDAHO STATE MEN’S BASKETBALL: The Bengals announced the signing of 6-foot-5 wing Austin Smellie, the Idaho Statesman’s 4A All-Idaho Player of the Year from Preston High.