Two years ago, Brendon Kopp decided to spend an afternoon watching the Idaho Fury, a local softball team made up mostly of Thunder Ridge players. Kopp, the Titans’ head softball coach, wanted to check out the game. Maybe he would spot someone he hadn’t seen before.

This season, Larry Stocking has introduced a new wrinkle in his approach to coaching his Hillcrest softball team. He’s a competitive guy, which is hard to shake, but because the coronavirus pandemic shut down last season before it started and the Knights are playing softball for the first ti…

One of the final batches of boys basketball postseason awards has arrived: The all-state teams. The teams, compiled by the Idaho Statesman, spotlight several District 6 players and coaches.

The final installment of Idaho girls basketball post season awards has arrived. This time, it’s the all-state lists, which are compiled by the Idaho Statesman.

This time of year is special for Jaxon Sorenson, whose beloved Gonzaga basketball team is heading into March Madness as the Goliath of the field.

MERIDIAN — It’s not easy at the time, but good programs tend to build on their losses. Young players learn from their mistakes and they learn from adversity. Experiences, both good and bad, sharpen and mold players for the future.