Try to show the faith in country, each other that America's military veterans have

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, the guns fell silent on the Western Front of World War I. The cessation of fighting between Germany and America’s allies was commemorated as Armistice Day until 1954, when Congress changed its name to Veterans Day. As we honor our veterans …

Boise State's Ostrander sets unmatchable pace at NCAA West Regional cross

Allie Ostrander didn’t simply win the NCAA West Regional cross country meet, she downright dominated it. Boise State’s two-time national champion in the steeplechase won the women’s 6-kilometer race by more than 13 seconds and 75 meters on Friday at Haggin Oaks Golf Complex in Sacramento, California. Ostrander clocked a time of 19 minutes, 9 …

New year, new challengers, same result. Bishop Kelly football back in the

Clinging to its playoff life, the Bishop Kelly High football team turned to the unit that has made it one of the state’s premier programs for decades — its defense. The Knights sent the house nursing a seven-point lead at its own 11-yard line late in the fourth quarter. The blitz forced Vallivue quarterback Lan …

Statesman bowl projections: A win over Fresno State would be major boost for

In the week since we did our first Mountain West bowl projections, things have remained exactly the same — every team that was favored won, and no new teams became bowl eligible. That all could change this weekend, if Nevada beats Colorado State in Reno on Saturday, that will give the Wolf Pack six wins. …

Hawaii Gov. David Ige wins re-election to second term

Gov. David Ige on Tuesday won re-election to a second term after defeating Republican state Rep. Andria Tupola as the Democratic Party continued to dominate Hawaii politics. Democrats also swept the three contests for Congress, including U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono who defeated Republican Ron Curtis to win a second term. Ige told supporters after his …

The Latest: Mississippi GOP senator faces Democrat in runoff

The Latest on Mississippi elections (all times local): 10:05 p.m. Mississippi’s U.S. Senate special election is headed to a runoff, and the state’s voters will either elect a woman to the office for the first time ever or a black man for the first time since Reconstruction. Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith and Democrat Mike Espy advanced …

The Latest: GOP's Guthrie wins in Kentucky 2nd District

The Latest on the general election in Kentucky (all times local): 7:25 p.m. Republican U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie has won a seventh term in Kentucky’s 2nd Congressional District. The former state senator from Bowling Green defeated Democrat Hank Linderman on Tuesday. SIGN ME UP! Guthrie was first elected in 2008, when Republican U.S. Rep. Ron …

Democrats try to sweep Illinois statewide races, flip seats

Democrats are looking to return to dominance in Illinois on Tuesday, when the party could retake the governor’s office, win all other statewide seats and flip as many as four GOP-held congressional districts. Enthusiasm has been higher than normal, as Democrats push back against President Donald Trump and his policies and Republicans try to hold …

What's for lunch? Boise State defensive standout has a little fun with BYU QB

As long as you get the job done, there’s no reason you can’t have a little fun, too. Just ask Boise State STUD Curtis Weaver. The 6-foot-3, 266-pound redshirt sophomore recorded two of Boise State’s seven sacks on BYU freshman quarterback Zach Wilson, increasing his team-leading total to 8.5 this season as the Broncos fended …