High school

It wasn't the start they were hoping for, but the West Side Pirates eventually found their groove and played lights out in the middle two quarters en route to a convincing 43-22 victory over No. 8 Cole Valley Christian in the quarterfinals of the 2A football state playoffs Friday in Dayton.

Idaho State University

POCATELLO — Saturday’s game against Eastern Washington will be the final game at Holt Arena for a large class of Idaho State seniors. With that moment rapidly approaching, the Idaho State Journal caught up with one of those seniors, tight end Austin Campbell, to discuss the significance of S…

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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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece coach Rick Pitino is planning on trying to qualify for the 2020 Olympics without Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo.

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New guidance on concussions shows there isn't enough solid evidence to answer some of parents' most burning questions about contact sports. That includes what age is safest to start playing them.

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Adam Vinatieri's season-long struggles persisted and quick healer Patrick Mahomes was kneecapped by Kansas City's ugly special teams in a Week 10 slate where seven games featured errant extra points or field goal flubs and follies.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The centerpiece of the Toronto Raptors' championship team works at Staples Center now. Two more key components of last season's sublime roster got injured right before the Raptors arrived in Los Angeles for the reunion.

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EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Cassius Winston breezed smoothly toward the basket for a layup. Then he checked out of the game moments later, stopping for a hug with coach Tom Izzo on the way back to join his teammates on the sideline.