Bengals top Weber State 4-2 in Ogden

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OGDEN, Utah — Idaho State won the doubles point and three singles points to defeat Weber State 4-2 in Big Sky Conference women’s tennis action Friday.

Marian Tangarife and Laura Theus defeated Kristi Elmer and Agata Bachanek 8-2 in No. 1 doubles. At No. 3, Michelle Warwick and Ashley Tanner defeated Kasey Bacon and Madelyn Weltzin 8-2, leaving the No. 2 match to Svenja Tegtmeier and Wiebke Boeckmann, who defeated Thais Kurer and Annika Karlsen 8-5.

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Four Bengals hit Big Sky marks Friday

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The Idaho State track and field team split up between the Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, Calif., and the Mark Faldmo Invitational hosted by Utah State this weekend. On the first day of competition, four Bengals hit Big Sky marks.

Big Sky leader in the men’s pole vault, Clint Gosack, cleared a standard height of 3.05 meters. The women’s pole vault leader, Rebecca Clark, also hit a qualifying mark of 3.70m in that event. Both competed at Mt. SAC.

Logan Henderson ran a standard time of 53.79 in the men’s 400m hurdles at the Mt. SAC relays. He leads the conference in that event with a time of 52.56, which he set at the UVU Invitational. Henderson also ranks second in the conference for the decathlon with a score of 6,668 points.

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Living on the edge, Bengals keep winning: Idaho State hosts N. Colorado in crucial Big Sky matchup

 

  BY KYLE FRANKO 

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How close can the Bengals walk along the ledge without careening off into the abyss?

Idaho State has won three straight games by a single run. Two of those courtesy of a walk-off home run from Hailey Breakwell against Sacramento State and a Gabby Lopez RBI single up the middle last Tuesday versus Utah Valley.

In games decided by three runs or less, the Bengals have won eight of their last 10.

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Bengals seek improvement and progression in second spring scrimmage

BY CHASE GLORFIELD

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Idaho State head coach Mike Kramer was concerned after last Saturday’s scrimmage.

The Bengal offense failed to get in the end zone until the very last play, and even that took an outstanding individual effort from receiver Kai Campbell cutting through the defense.

But it was more than the inability to score that had Kramer on edge.

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“Walter Mitty,” “Her,” & Encore of “Philomena” Highlight End of Semester Films at ISU

“The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” will be featured at ISU’s Bengal Theater in the Pond Student Union on Sunday, April 27, at 3:30, 5:45, and 8 p.m.  Ben Stiller and Kristen Wiig star in this Satellite Award winner about a daydreaming LIFE magazine photo editor who leaves his world of safety to track down a missing cover photo and begins to experience what he’s only heretofore seen in pictures. (Rated PG-13)  Admission is $2 for the public, or $1 with a Bengal ID.  For trailer and more information, go to www.pocatellofilmsociety.com/secret.
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An encore evening of Oscar nominated “Philomena” will be shown as part of a Double Feature night on Wednesday, April 30, at 6:00 & 8:00 p.m. in the Bengal Theater, with healthy foods documentary “In Organic We Trust” playing at the same times in the Little Wood River Room.  ”Philomena” is based on the true story, starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan, that follows a woman who spends most of her life searching for her child, given away by her church when she conceives out of wedlock. The Seattle Times calls the film, “An utterly charming combination of road trip, odd-couple comedy and heart-touching true story that will leave few dry-eyed.” (Rated PG-13) Admission is $2 for the public, or $1 with Bengal ID.  For trailer and more information, go to www.pocatellofilmsociety.com/philomena.

Then “In Organic We Trust” is a winner at the Mexico Film Festival and Wild and Scenic Film Festival, taking an eye-opening look at how products are labeled and marketed and how large corporations may be misusing the organic label. Ultimately, the inspiration of the film is in the comeback that local and healthy foods are making in many innovative forms in communities across our country. This film is not rated, but should be suitable for all ages. (Rated PG) Admission is free. Donations are welcome. For trailer and more information, go to www.pocatellofilmsociety.com/organic.

And Oscar winner, “Her” will play on Wednesday & Thursday, May 14 & 15, at 5:30 and 8 p.m. in the Bengal Theater, starring Joaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson, and Amy Adams in a modern fable about a lonely writer who develops an unlikely relationship with his newly purchased operating system that’s designed to meet his every need. Richard Roeper of the Chicago Sun-Times calls the movie, “One of the more original, hilarious and even heartbreaking stories of the year.”  (Rated R)  Admission is $2 for the public, or $1 with Bengal ID.  For trailer and more information, go to www.pocatellofilmsociety.com/her.
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Idaho Diabetes and Hypertension Primary Care Survey underway statewide

Idaho State University news release:

POCATELLO – Idaho State University is partnering with the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) to conduct a baseline study on primary care providers’ use of team-based care, referral patterns, and electronic health records (EHR) for patients with chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension.

Nearly 1,000 individual providers and practices across Idaho will be invited to participate in an online survey. A summary of survey results will be available by June 30.

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Freshman Scotty Tyler leaves team

BY JOURNAL STAFF

Idaho State men’s basketball coach Bill Evans announced Tuesday that Scotty Tyler voluntarily left the program.

ISU reported that Tyler is still in school and will finish the spring semester.

“We appreciate Scotty’s hard work this year and wish him the best of luck going forward,” Evans said in a statement.

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‘Steady rise’: Entire coaching sta• back, Bengals look to take next step

 

  BY CHASE GLORFIELD 

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Head coach Mike Kramer walked off Babe Caccia field Thursday afternoon with a smile on his face, one he’s never shown before since arriving in Pocatello.

He couldn’t wipe it away.

“(This was) probably our most productive practice of the year, maybe the best since I’ve been here,” he said. “We were progressive. We were introspective and thoughtful, but also solid, quiet and earnest  . Those are attributes I have not seen this team have, and I liked it. We were quiet and we were fast.”

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