Category Archives: Blog – Rick Worthington

Worthington BLOG: Closing in on Football season 2018

Worthington BLOG: Closing in on Football season 2018

Closing in on Football season 2018 Amazing returning players. Terrific facilities. Epic recruiting. Put all those things together and you get HIGH EXPECTATIONS! That is exactly what Boise State will be shouldered with as they move into the Pre-season phase of this season, which kicked off today (7/24/18) at the 2018 Mountain West Football Preseason…MORE

Worthington BLOG:  Why are we fighting again?

Worthington BLOG: Why are we fighting again?

Worthington BLOG: Why are we fighting again? By Rick Worthington   My social media feeds are full of angry people. I have not seen people this angry since the election. I’ve had enough. Why are you fighting exactly? Who are you mad at? Democrats say: Kids should not be taken away from their parents. Republicans…MORE

Worthington BLOG: Memorial Day Weekend 2018

Worthington BLOG: Memorial Day Weekend 2018

  Memorial Day Weekend 2018 First thing, I will take time on Monday to honor those who fought and died for our country. I hope you do too. My grandfathers both fought in World War II. My uncle Fought in Vietnam. My brother survived 2 tours in the Middle East. I am happy to say,…MORE

The Most Incredible Mom = My Wife

The Most Incredible Mom = My Wife

  The Most Incredible Mom = My Wife This Mothers Day, I would like to take a moment to recognize the amazing efforts of the most incredible Mother I have ever seen or heard of. She is my wife, and I think you will agree with my assessment after hearing what she has done in…MORE

Do You Support CBD Oil Use in Idaho?

Do You Support CBD Oil Use in Idaho?

Do you support the legalization of cannabis extract — cannabidiol, also known as CBD? If you don’t, you are now in the minority. Not that you should care about that… I guess I understand the argument that the legalization of CBD Oil is an endorsement of Marijuana. I disagree, but understand. We have always been…MORE

I Favor Some Teachers Being Allowed to Carry Guns

I Favor Some Teachers Being Allowed to Carry Guns

I have four children, and I am scared silly about a school shooting occurring in Idaho. Why does it frighten me? Well, for one, just about everybody has a gun in their house in Idaho. I don’t have exact statistics to back me up on this, but I don’t know many people who don’t own…MORE

Yes – Human Trafficking Happens Here in Idaho

Yes – Human Trafficking Happens Here in Idaho

Yes – Human Trafficking Happens Here in Idaho  By: Rick Worthington 2/9/18 Recently, I produced a 7 part series on Human Trafficking in Idaho. Special thanks to Boise Police Detective Mike Marallio and Crime Prevention Supervisor Ed Fritz for helping me out. They were kind enough to provide me with the information I needed, and…MORE

Parents of High School Athletes Need to Get a Grip!

Parents of High School Athletes Need to Get a Grip!

  Parents of High School Athletes Need to Get a Grip! By: Rick Worthington 1/9/18 I’ve spent a pretty considerable amount of my career involved in high sports sports in some way, shape or form. I’ve done play by play, and I’ve even coached a little myself. I’ve gotten to know coaches and players as…MORE

Helping Kids Have A Merry Christmas

Helping Kids Have A Merry Christmas

Helping Kids Have A Merry Christmas By: Rick Worthington   On Friday, December 8th, 2017, I frozen my tail off in the parking lot of the Idaho Central Credit Union collecting toys for the Toys for Tots program. We at 670 KBOI chose to do our part in helping make sure all the children in…MORE

Coaching Carousel 2017

Coaching Carousel 2017

Coaching Carousel 2017 By Rick Worthington Some CFB teams have already fired head coaches, following the final game of the season. Many of them even naming a new head coach before the last could even clear out his office. It’s a sad reality of the College Football landscape. If you have a bad season, you…MORE

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Pauly Shore visits with Kasper and Chris

Pauly Shore visits with Kasper and Chris

Pauly Shore visits with Kasper and Chris Pauly Shore is an American actor, comedian and filmmaker best known for his roles in several comedy films in the 1990s. Shore began as a stand up comedian at the age of 17, before becoming an MTV VJ in 1989.   Hear the full interview in the Kasper…

BLOG: Broncos Running Game a Concern?

BLOG: Broncos Running Game a Concern?

Broncos Running Game a Concern? By: Rick Worthington As of today, the Boise State Broncos are a perfect 4-0 and ranked #16 in the country. That is great news, considering the Broncos are off this week and have a chance to get healthier. But, there are some big differences between this Boise State football team…

UPDATED BLOG: Pay to Play in California Could Cripple Boise State Recruiting

UPDATED BLOG: Pay to Play in California Could Cripple Boise State Recruiting

UPDATE:  Pay to Play in California Could Cripple Boise State Recruiting BLOG by Rick Worthington UPDATED: 9/30/19   The state of California made history Monday when Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law a bill that will enable college athletes to sign endorsement deals and hire agents while protecting their collegiate eligibility. Senate Bill 206 has been in…

Marshall University, a respectable opponent

Marshall University, a respectable opponent

Marshall University, Friday night’s Boise State football opponent, is most famous for one thing: a plane crash that happened in 1970. You know about it if you saw the 2006 movie “We Are Marshall” or the documentary “Marshall University: Ashes to Glory” from 2000. The Marshall Thundering Herd football team was returning from a 17-14…