Stories tagged: Idaho Vandals
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 14, 2019, 7:16 p.m.
It was the first 100-yard game for Smith, a graduate transfer from Louisville.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019, 6:16 p.m.
In the thin air of Laramie’s War Memorial Stadium, 7,215 feet above sea level, things can be seen clearly – including, perhaps, what kind of football team Idaho might be …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019, 4:18 p.m.
Fifty years after 14 black football players were kicked off the University of Wyoming football team for seeking to wear armbands to protest racism, eight of them returned to the …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 6:59 p.m.
The Vandals’ potent rushing recalled Idaho’s waning days in the Sunbelt Conference when the league’s leading rusher and lightning bolt Aaron Duckworth and hard-hitting Isaiah Saunders lined up in Idaho’s …
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 4:59 p.m.
Before coming to Idaho, Earlywine was the head coach at Eastern Washington University from 2007-2011.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 7, 2019, 10:56 p.m.
If the ever-expanding Big Sky Conference is still looking for members, it could do worse than trying to convince Central Washington to make the move up to the Football Championship …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019, 6:28 p.m.
A Big 10 tidal wave of talent that washed over Idaho in a 79-7 rout against Penn State in the Vandals’ season opener is giving way to Idaho’s home opener …
Thu., Sept. 5, 2019, 7:24 p.m.
Eastern Washington beat writer Ryan Collingwood predicts Week 2 games in the Big Sky Conference.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 5, 2019, 5:23 p.m.
The big picture of a 79-7 rout aside, Charles Akanno can look at Idaho’s season-opening loss to Penn State with some satisfaction.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 31, 2019, 6:59 p.m.
As college football’s 150th-anniversary season commences, there’s both good and bad news for Idaho as it looks to improve upon last fall’s four-win campaign.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 30, 2019, 6:38 p.m.
Including the Rufais, there are six sets of brothers playing with the Vandals, and fathers and sons associated with the program.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 30, 2019, 5:57 p.m.
The Nittany Lions ranked 15th in the Associated Press poll, but there are worse times to have to play such a highly ranked foe.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 30, 2019, 9:28 p.m.
Big Sky Picks: Eastern Washington will have its hands full with big, talent-stocked Huskies in Week 1
EWU beat writer Ryan Collingwood predicts Saturday’s Big Sky Conference football games.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 31, 2019, 4:56 p.m.
Live thread: Updates on which Washington State, Eastern Washington, Idaho and Spokane-area prep players made NFL 53-man rosters
These next 24 hours are some of the most nerving on the football calendar for NFL hopefuls. All 32 teams will have their rosters trimmed to 53 players by 1 …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 8:36 p.m.
The youth movement is on for the four area Division I volleyball programs, particularly on the Palouse.
Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 5 a.m.
It could be a game of ‘Guess Who’ for Idaho when it comes to defense with the addition of several talented newcomers
It was a painful lesson, but in their return to the Big Sky Conference a year ago, the Idaho Vandals learned there is no such thing as extraneous turf. It …
Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 5 a.m.
Will it be a trip to the playoffs or an early offseason for the Vandals this year?
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019, 5:52 p.m.
From now on, Idaho will be into a regular-season routine of preparing for upcoming opponents, beginning with Penn State Aug. 31. But as the team leaves behind running endless reps …
Sat., Aug. 10, 2019, 6:56 p.m.
In the competitive manner of brothers, Kaden and Christian Elliss kept a running tally of their respective exploits as members of the Idaho Vandals’ defense last season.
Sat., Aug. 10, 2019, 5:59 p.m.
Gawlik comes to Idaho after 25 years in athletics administration at the University of Wisconsin, including 14 years as Senior Woman Administrator.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 9, 2019, 6:46 p.m.
But, in the early sessions of preseason camp, veteran receivers Jeff Cotton and Cutrell Haywood have played lights-out, and the secondary, of late, has begun to rise to the challenge. …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019, 8:05 p.m.
Two seasons ago, Dylan Thigpen was a breakout star in Idaho spring football. Every practice he pressed the defense. In a notable run in a scrimmage, he cleared a gap …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019, 7:56 p.m.
Terry Gawlik, senior associate athletic director for sports administration at the University of Wisconsin, has been hired to head the University of Idaho athletics department.
Sat., Aug. 3, 2019, 10:47 p.m.
Idaho wide receivers Jeff Cotton, Curtell Haywood excited to take on leadership roles after first practice
The first practice was complete, and Jeff Cotton and Cutrell Haywood came off the field Saturday in the early Palouse twilight with the purposeful, satisfied air of people who had …
Fri., Aug. 2, 2019, 6:17 p.m.
The business of constructing an identity for the Idaho Vandals begins Saturday when they practice as a team for the first time in the 2019 preseason.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 2, 2019, 8:26 p.m.
Idaho suffered a rude awakening in its return to the Big Sky Conference last season.
UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019, 7:23 p.m.
In the wake of the sudden firing of coach Don Verlin on the cusp of a University of Idaho presidential regime change last spring, the Vandals men’s basketball team was …
UPDATED: Tue., July 30, 2019, 9:38 p.m.
Eastern Washington center Spencer Blackburn was the lone Eagle named to the STATS preseason FCS All-American team on Tuesday.
Mon., July 15, 2019, 9:18 p.m.
With a free-flowing mullet matching his father’s college hairdo, Eastern Washington defensive lineman Dylan Ledbetter was the life of the Big Sky Kickoff party.
UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019, 4:27 p.m.
Recent graduates Violet Kapri Morrow and Roldan Alcobendas of Eastern Washington and Ed Hall and Mikayla Ferenz of Idaho were their school’s 2018-19 Big Sky Conference Scholar-Athlete Award recipients.