High school

POCATELLO – Highland’s Cedar Washakie knocked down a corner 3-pointer that turned out to be the game-deciding basket in a 53-47 win over Pocatello on Saturday at The Pit.

Idaho State University

POCATELLO – Highland’s Cedar Washakie knocked down a corner 3-pointer that turned out to be the game-deciding basket in a 53-47 win over Pocatello on Saturday at The Pit.

A young Idaho State women’s basketball team did a lot of growing up Thursday night, going into Dahlberg Arena and beating Montana, 67-53, for the program’s first away win over the Lady Griz since Jan. 7, 2012 — and the fourth in program history.

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.

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

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).

National

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — LeBron James was a teenager when he first met Kobe Bryant at a youth basketball camp, in awe of his idol and ears open as the Los Angeles Lakers star offered advice to the prodigy that has lasted to this day.

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Young Laila Anderson delivered one of the most poignant moments of the weekend when she introduced the Blues' four All-Stars. The players who stood out on the ice later weren't all that much older.

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GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Coming off illness and spending much of his days as a full-time college student, Nathan Chen shouldn't have been capable of setting a personal best Saturday at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships.

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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Maybe he was simply bored by the questions. He certainly was physically and emotionally spent after the longest win of his career. So Nick Kyrgios slumped forward, his crossed arms leaning on a table, as he spoke to reporters in a monotone at the Australian Open.