Rachel Roberts, Idaho Statesman

Rachel Roberts

Idaho Statesman

Boise, ID, United States

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Past articles by Rachel:

Boise State men’s basketball team selects standout NAIA coach to join staff

The Boise State men’s basketball team announced the hiring of R-Jay Barsh from Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida, as an assistant coach on Tuesday, July 9, 2019. → Read More

Boise State’s only three-time national champion will skip senior year to turn pro

Boise State track star Allie Ostrander will forgo her final season of eligibility to turn pro and pursue a spot in the 2020 Olympics. The three-time national champ in the steeplechase has hired agent Ray Flynn. → Read More

Boise State earns top billing among G5 schools in final Directors’ Cup standings

Boise State led all Group of 5 institutions with a No. 59 finish in the standings of the 2018-19 Learfield IMG College Division I Directors’ Cup. The standings recognize a department’s overall performance. → Read More

Boise State football uniform showdown: What’s your favorite blue jersey combo?

The Idaho Statesman is conducting a series of online polls to determine what Boise State football uniform is most loved by fans. Next in the series are the four uniform combinations worn with a blue jersey. → Read More

Boise State football uniform showdown: What’s your favorite white jersey combo?

The Idaho Statesman is conducting a series of online polls to determine what Boise State football uniform is most loved by fans. The series begins with 10 combinations worn with a white jersey. → Read More

Future of Boise State’s defensive line could benefit from late 2019 addition

The Boise State football team added depth on the defensive line on Thursday with the late addition of a 2019 recruit in Jackson Cravens, who is a transfer from Utah. Cravens is expected to sit out 2019. → Read More

Ostrander makes Boise State history with third straight national title in steeplechase

Boise State redshirt junior Allie Ostrander won the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships for the third year in a row on Saturday in Austin, Texas. → Read More

Mountain West play will come early for both Boise State basketball teams

The Boise State men’s and women’s basketball teams will start Mountain West Conference play nearly a month early than usual. The Mountain West announced the league schedule Thursday with a December start. → Read More

Best in the West: Accolades keep rolling in for Boise State’s two-time national champion

Boise State redshirt junior Allie Ostrander was named the West Region Women’s Track Athlete of the Year for 2019. She is the top-ranked collegian in the 3,000-meter steeplechase and 10,000. → Read More

Former Boise State guard will finish basketball career with Big West school

After graduating from Boise State this spring, Malek Harwell announced he will join the Cal Poly men’s basketball team as a graduate transfer. Harwell will have one year of eligibility remaining. → Read More

For third year in a row, Boise State’s Ostrander advances to nationals in two events

Boise State’s Allie Ostrander (3,000-meter steeplechase, 5,000), Alexis Fuller (1,500) and Kristie Schoffield (800) qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships. → Read More

Division I-bound pitcher named Idaho’s best baseball player — again

For the second year in a row, Rocky Mountain High senior Gabe Hughes was named the Gatorade Idaho Baseball Player of the Year on Thursday. Hughes has signed with Gonzaga. → Read More

Boise State to host NCAA Tournament qualifier in Preseason WNIT opener

The Boise State women’s basketball team will host Big Sky Tournament champion Portland State in the first round of the 2019 Preseason WNIT at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at ExtraMile Arena. → Read More

Boise State reaches naming-rights deal for basketball arena. Here’s the new name.

Boise State has reached a new naming-rights deal for its basketball arena. The new name: ExtraMile Arena. ExtraMile Convenience Stores is a joint venture between Chevron, USA Inc. and Jacksons Food Stores Inc. → Read More

Mountain View junior gets redemption with nation’s top time in 1,600 meters

Highlights and records from the final day of the 5A/4A state track and field meet Saturday, May 18, 2019, at Eagle High. Mountain View’s Lexy Halladay led the way with a nation-leading time in the 1,600 meters. → Read More

Capital High senior wins state championship 33 years after his mom

Treasure Valley highlights and records from the first day of the 5A/4A state track and field meet Friday, May 17, 2019, at Eagle High. The finals will be contested Saturday. → Read More

You can finalize plans now for Boise State football’s 2019 season opener

The Boise State (BSU) football team will open the 2019 season against Florida State at 5 p.m. Mountain Time on Saturday, August 31, in Jacksonville, Florida. The game will be televised by ESPN. → Read More

Boise State believes it can beat Stanford softball with experience, elite offense

The Boise State (BSU) softball team will lean on last year’s NCAA Tournament experience and explosive offense in its Gainesville (Florida) Regional opener against Stanford on Friday, May 17, 2019. → Read More

Mountain View pitcher will continue recovery from head injury at home

Mountain View High pitcher Riley Harrison was released from Saint Alphonsus on Sunday. He was injured on May 8 while pitching for the Mavericks when he was hit in the head with a line drive. → Read More

Boise State softball receives NCAA Tournament invite for second year in a row

The Boise State softball team received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament and will open against Stanford in the Gainesville (Florida) Regional at 10 a.m. Mountain Time on Friday, May 17, 2019. → Read More