Posts Tagged ‘ sports ’

Turning up the heat

Jan 26th, 2016 | By
Jeff Hough

By Jeff Hough There is no correlation between the sports and the business world. Lessons learned in one environment don’t translate, and many people—like my son—do not understand fishing metaphors. I hear that line of thinking a lot. Yet, there isn’t a coach or parent who hasn’t said during their kid’s athletic career, “they are
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Theater student starts ski and snowboard rental business

Jan 13th, 2016 | By
Kendal Raleigh is shown in center with husband Ian Raliegh to the right.

By Matt Johnson sjsports@uvsj.com REXBURG — BYU-Idaho student Kendal Raleigh might be studying theater in school, but she’s got to be surprising all of her business student friends with her entrepreneurial ambition. That’s because Raleigh and her husband, Ian Raleigh, recently started a new skiing and snowboarding rental business, Raleigh’s Rentals. “We love snowboarding. It’s
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Gate City Grays: Economic home run

Jun 4th, 2014 | By
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Terry Fredrickson, CEO of New Day products and co-owner of the Pocatello Grays baseball team and Stephanie Ward, a worker at New Day, hold one of the T-shirts that Stephanie helped print.

By Vanessa Grieve vgrieve@journalnet.com POCATELLO — Starting up a local baseball team is not only a good pitch for civic pride but has the potential for an economic home run. With the semi-pro Gate City Grays first home game this Friday, June 6 at Halliwell Park, co-owner Terry Fredrickson said merchandize for the new local
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Grays CEO embraces challenges: Love of the sport makes job more fun than work

Jun 4th, 2014 | By
Gate City Grays CEO Erica Fredrickson is shown at a Washington Nationals game in the nation's capital.

By Vanessa Grieve vgrieve@journalnet.com Being the chief executive officer of a semi-professional baseball team doesn’t come without a steep learning curve, but Erica Fredrickson’s history with baseball, softball and love of the sport was inspiration enough to step up to the plate. Fredrickson and her husband, Terry Fredrickson, share a love of baseball, and after
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Ski season starts, area resorts optimistic Pebble Creek sports additions, upgrades

Dec 9th, 2013 | By
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BY TAMMY SCARDINO TSCARDINO@JOURNALNET.COM Managers of several ski resorts in Eastern Idaho are crossing their fingers with the hope that a series of storms, packed with snow flurries, are headed in their direction. Crews are preparing for the arrival of skiers and snowboarders at the Pebble Creek Ski Area. Mary Reichman, the general manager, says
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Success is a process

Sep 25th, 2013 | By
Jeff Hough

By Jeff Hough I love autumn, but look forward to the smell of spring and thousands of college basketball fans willing their teams to make the final four for a shot at winning it all. In the world of leadership, either in sports or business, there is one name synonymous with success. That is the
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KBRV gets new owners

Jan 14th, 2013 | By
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   Frank Vilt and Sheryl Bomsta are the new owners of KBRV-AM in Soda Springs.

By the Montpelier News-Examiner Radio station KBRV-AM in Soda Springs has been sold and the new owners are in the process of going through licensing with the Federal Communications Commission. Frank Vilt and his wife, Sheryl Bomsta, of Montpelier, purchased the station from Caribou Broadcasting. The station will be operated with a lease management agreement
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