Broncos to honor retiring long-time athletic trainer Gary Craner at golf scramble

BOISE, Idaho Boise State will honor long-time athletic trainer Gary Craner at the Gary Craner Invitational golf scramble at Eagle Hills Golf Course on Monday, June 16.  Craner will retire at the end of June after 36 years at Boise State.

All Boise State fans are invited to participate and honor Craner with proceeds of the tournament going directly to the Gary Craner Scholarship Endowment Fund.  The tournament will start with a shotgun start at noon.  Registration begins at 11:00 a.m. and there will be a post tournament barbecue and awards presentation. 

Golfers can sign up as part of a team (four players, $300) or individually ($85).  Non-golfers can attend just the awards social and barbecue ($15).  Golfer fees include entry fees, range balls, green fees, tee package, barbecue attendance and the award social.

Craner joined the Boise State staff before the 1972 school year.  Since then, he was worked closely with Boise State athletes in all sports.  Craner is a member of a number of hall of fames for his work in the field of athletic training.  In 1994 Craner was inducted into the National Athletic Trainers Association Hall of Fame, in 2000 he was made a member of the Northwest Athletic Trainers Hall of Fame, and in 2004 he joined the Boise State Athletic Hall of Fame.

For more information about the Gary Craner Invitational Golf Scramble contact Michel Bourgeau at (208) 426-5440 or at


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