BOISE — Local sports fans still have the opportunity to hear from Boise State football coach Bryan Harsin and help honor the top high school performers from the 2018-19 school year.

Tickets remain to hear Harsin, who will give the keynote address at the fifth annual Idaho Press Sports Stars of the Treasure Valley Athletic Awards Night presented by St. Luke’s on June 12 at the Ford Idaho Center.

The dinner honors the top high school athletes, coaches and teams from across the Treasure Valley. The top male and female athletes will be awarded $1,000 scholarships for college.

Tickets are available at IdahoPress.com/SportsStars for $25. Tables of eight can be purchased at a discounted rate. The event is moving to the floor of the Ford Idaho Center after four years at the Nampa Civic Center.

Harsin is 52-15 in five years as Boise State’s head coach. Only five schools — Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State, Oklahoma and Wisconsin — have more wins than Boise State since Harsin took over prior to the 2014 season.

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The Capital High School graduate was a quarterback at Boise State before becoming an assistant coach. He’s been part of all three Fiesta Bowl championships, two as offensive coordinator and the third in 2014 as head coach. Harsin has led the Broncos to two Mountain West Championships and three bowl wins.

Previous speakers include Boise State basketball coach Leon Rice, former College of Idaho coach and current Santa Clara assistant Scott Garson, former Boise State defensive line coach Steve Caldwell and former Vallivue High School and Boise State basketball star Matt Bauscher.

The night, which will celebrate the best the Treasure Valley has to offer on the athletic fields in an ESPYs-style format, includes dinner, awards presentations and the chance to hear from Harsin.

Those not associated with an award winner are still encouraged to attend to have dinner and hear from Harsin.

B.J Rains has covered Boise State athletics for the Idaho Press since 2013. He is an Associated Press Top 25 men's basketball poll voter, and also contributes to KBOI-TV as a Boise State insider.

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