May 19, 2013 in Sports

Blog matters

 

A sampling from the past week of blog entries in The Spokesman-Review Sports department blog, SportsLink. See daily offerings at spokesman. com/sportslink.

Bulldogs

Jim Meehan

Gonzaga was hoping to land UNLV transfer Mike Moser, but he ended picking Oregon. Now comes the news that Tulane transfer Josh Davis has chosen San Diego State.

The Zags have been trying to beef up their front court, which returns Sam Dower and Przemek Karnowski, but they weren’t able to land Moser or Davis.

Vandals

Josh Wright

The reshaping of the nearly 40-year-old Kibbie Dome continued Wednesday, when the University of Idaho gained approval from the State Board of Education to install a 50-foot wide, 30-foot tall video board on the east wall of the stadium.

The board will be ready for football games this fall and cost $1.15 million, according to the  Idaho Statesman. The athletic department’s portion of the total is $787,321, all of which is being funded privately.

The main sponsor is the Idaho Potato Commission, which will have a large Famous Idaho Potatoes banner across the top of the board.

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