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POCATELLO — As Elias Blackhawk walked off the field after stranding two Twin Falls runners to end the top of the third Tuesday at Halliwell Park, the Pocatello Rebels pitcher was greeted by the familiar strains of the Backstreet Boys’ “I Want It That Way” coming from the dugout — or, more ac…

POCATELLO — In their first game against Blackfoot A on Tuesday night at Halliwell Park, there was only one inning in the Pocatello Rebels box score that wasn’t a zero — but that one was enough for the win.

Idaho State University

Deciding on a career path can be a difficult decision. For Madison Fenske, the difficulty came in finding a school that would not only allow her to study nursing, but also compete in Division I tennis.

The Big Sky Conference will conduct its annual Football Kickoff in a virtual environment on Tuesday, July 28 and Wednesday, July 29. All 13 league head coaches and one student-athlete from each football program will participate in the two-day event, which will air on Pluto TV.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Monday added Idaho to a list of 11 other states where state-funded travel isn’t allowed because he determined that they violate a California law.

Prep Stars

Editor’s Note: Prep Stars in College is a weekly glance at former southeast Idaho high school athletes who are now competing at the college level. If we’re missing anyone, let us know at sports@journalnet.com.

ISJ Sports Stars

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Longtime coach and ultra-runner extraordinaire Ty Draney is this year’s keynote speaker for the Idaho State Journal’s Sports Stars awards banquet in Pocatello. Draney is a native of Auburn, Wyoming, and attended Idaho State University and Ricks College (now BYU-Idaho).

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EDITOR’S NOTE — Tennis history is filled with wonderful rivalries, and so many are remembered because of matchups in Wimbledon finals. The Associated Press is republishing stories about a handful of such matches while the canceled grass-court Grand Slam tournament was supposed to be played. …