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Compiled by Bill Syken
June 07, 2004
Idahoans weigh in on sports*
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June 07, 2004

The Poll

Idahoans weigh in on sports*

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19 Idaho State
Cincinnati coach Marvin Lewis began his career working with linebackers at his alma mater, whose nickname is also the Bengals.

18 Merril Hoge
The ESPN analyst and former Steelers' running back is from Pocatello and went to Idaho State

15 Perrine Bridge
This span across the Snake River Canyon is a magnet for BASE jumpers, who parachute 486 feet to the rocks and water below.

2 Andrea Lloyd
The three-time state basketball player of the year from Moscow won an NCAA title at Texas in 1986 and Olympic gold in '88.

3 University of Idaho
Two Vandals QBs have won the Walter Payton Award as the best player in Division I-AA: John Friesz (1989) and Doug Nussmeier (1993).

13 Boise Open
Michelle Wie played in this men's Nationwide Tour event in 2003; Annika Sorenstam will play in a pretournament skins game here in September.

11 World Sports Humanitarian Hall of Fame
The hall honoring altruistic athletes is located in Boise.

12 Jake Plummer
The Broncos' quarterback, a former Arizona State star, is from Boise.

4 Bald Mountain
Presidential candidate John Kerry put the ski area in the spotlight in March when he took a tumble there while snowboarding.

5 Jordan Gross
The Panthers' offensive lineman from Fruitland was the eighth pick in the 2003 NFL draft.

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