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UPDATED: Thu., July 9, 2020

Quick TBT exit for The Money Team and Gonzaga’s Kyle Wiltjer, EWU’s Jacob Wiley and UI’s Jeff Ledbetter

The Money Team, which included players from Gonzaga, Eastern Washington and Idaho, committed costly mistakes down the stretch and made a quick exit from The Basketball Tournament (TBT).

UPDATED: Tue., July 7, 2020

Former Idaho standout Trevon Allen makes most of The Basketball Tournament experience

With the closest thing to basketball in the era of COVID 19 being games of H-O-R-S-E played remotely and broadcast by ESPN, the six-year-old The Basketball Tournament was more than …

UPDATED: Sat., June 27, 2020

Former Gonzaga standouts Josh Perkins, Kyle Wiltjer expected to play in TBT

Perkins, former Zag Kyle Wiltjer, ex-Eastern Washington star Jacob Wiley and former Idaho Vandal Jeff Ledbetter are listed on TBT rosters. Wiltjer, Wiley and Ledbetter are playing for seventh-seeded The …

UPDATED: Sat., June 20, 2020

Safety concerns, social change on minds of Idaho football players, coaches as program heads into season

World War II. Would that be how far back you would have to go to find a year with so many unsettling cross currents as college football teams try to …

UPDATED: Sat., June 20, 2020

Idaho quarterback Colton Richardson to miss upcoming season

Quarterback Colton Richardson will not be with Idaho’s football program in 2020 because of a credit-hours issue stemming from a medical withdrawal in fall 2019, the Lewiston High School graduate …

UPDATED: Fri., June 19, 2020

NCAA penalties against Idaho men’s basketball include fine, postseason probation

A two-year probation, a $5,000 fine, a two-week ban on communicating with recruits this fall and an official reprimand and censure were among penalties handed out by the NCAA on …

UPDATED: Wed., June 17, 2020

Big Sky Conference gives athletes day off on election day

FARMINGTON, Utah — The Big Sky Conference said Wednesday that it will give its schools a day off from required athletic activities on election day in November.

UPDATED: Sun., June 14, 2020

Analysis: Five Idaho football players not to miss this season

To spark a bit of debate before the tentative start of Idaho’s third season back in the Big Sky Conference – after a 5-7 season – I’ve compiled my personal …

UPDATED: Mon., June 8, 2020

Idaho Central Credit Union Arena construction hits milestone

Almost one year after construction began on the University of Idaho’s new basketball arena, the project reached a significant milestone.

UPDATED: Mon., June 8, 2020

Idaho athletics works through steps to return after coronavirus pandemic

The novel coronavirus upended college athletics as basketball was about to embark on March Madness. spring football and spring sports saw seasons end while they were waiting in the wings.

Eric Hisaw overcame obstacles to etch name in Idaho football record book

Eric Hisaw understands trials, and he knows what kind of attitude an athlete must have to smooth a rocky road, carving out achievements in the face of uncertainty.

UPDATED: Fri., May 22, 2020

Big Sky men’s, women’s basketball to play shortened conference schedule

The Big Sky’s women’s and men’s basketball teams will compete in a 16-game conference schedule during the 2020-21 season, the conference office announced Friday.

Playing through the pandemic: Former Idaho star Sophie Hausmann sharpened game in Arizona awaiting Symetra Tour restart

“My parents and my brother totally got it, ‘You should stay there, the weather is nice, play golf,’ ” Hausmann said. “But some of my friends were like, ‘You’re not …

UPDATED: Tue., May 19, 2020

Sixteen local Division I teams earn APR perfection; Idaho men’s basketball posts troubling four-year total

Sixteen athletic programs from local Division I colleges have achieved perfection according to the NCAA’s latest Academic Progress Rate report, while one other came dangerously close to incurring a potential …

UPDATED: Mon., May 25, 2020

Petrino, Vandal football program has been continuing business as usual during pandemic

At this point, it’s clear all the 2020 college football season’s participants will be a bit off their routines.

UPDATED: Mon., May 11, 2020

Big Sky Conference allows schools to make decision on when to resume sports

Big Sky Conference officials won’t dictate when member schools like Eastern Washington and Idaho can resume play. They’re letting the schools decide.

UPDATED: Mon., May 11, 2020

Back in Seattle, ex-Idaho defender Benson Mayowa seeks a breakout season

It’s just a matter of time for defensive end Benson Mayowa, an eighth-year NFL veteran.

UPDATED: Fri., May 1, 2020

Big Sky strikeout: Lean year for conference, FCS in last week’s NFL Draft

It’s been a week since the conclusion of the NFL draft, and nary a Eastern Washington product was selected or offered a rookie free-agent contract.

UPDATED: Tue., April 28, 2020

Former Idaho linebacker David Vobora among NFL drafts most relevant Mr. Irrelevants

There is always intrigue about who will be selected No. 1 overall in the NFL draft but let’s not forget the last player picked, also known as Mr. Irrelevant.

UPDATED: Sun., April 26, 2020

Faith, family, football big for former Idaho star, current Saints LB Kaden Elliss

Life could be worse for linebacker Kaden Elliss, one of Idaho football’s brightest-ever stars and an NFL legacy.

UPDATED: Sat., April 25, 2020

Idaho negotiates new world of athletics, school after coronavirus subsides

The variables of planning to operate a college athletics program in a pandemic are maddening.

UPDATED: Sat., April 25, 2020

Gonzaga Prep grad, California standout linebacker Evan Weaver drafted by Arizona in sixth round of NFL draft

Weaver was selected in the sixth round of Saturday’s NFL fraft with the 202 overall pick.

UPDATED: Fri., April 24, 2020

Big Sky Conference products hope to get NFL call

The coronavirus pandemic derailed the draft process for many Big Sky standouts hoping to get picked up in the late rounds of this weekend’s NFL Draft or as a free …

UPDATED: Fri., April 17, 2020

Financial implications of COVID-19 leave collegiate athletic directors in precarious positions, uncharted territory

Left in a financial pinch, college athletic directors across the country have been confronted with tough and uncomfortable decisions over the past few weeks and looming uncertainty means they’ll presumably …

UPDATED: Wed., April 15, 2020

Big Sky men’s basketball: Eastern Washington, Idaho sign recruits

Big Sky Conference champion Eastern Washington bolstered its already young and talented on roster Wednesday and Idaho added a talented junior college guard.

UPDATED: Mon., April 13, 2020

Ex-UI quarterback Petrino lands GA gig at Lamar

Former Idaho quarterback Mason Petrino will add to his family’s coaching legacy.

UPDATED: Sat., April 11, 2020

Former Central Valley, Idaho special teams standout Austin Rehkow reflects on strange endings of XFL, AAF campaigns

Austin Rehkow was supposed to be in pads this weekend at CenturyLink Field in an XFL regular-season finale against the Seattle Dragons, a game that put the Houston Roughnecks punter …

UPDATED: Mon., March 23, 2020

Spring football practice canceled for Eastern Washington, Idaho after Big Sky decision

Eastern Washington and Idaho will no longer get the benefit of spring football after the Presidents’ Council of the Big Sky Conference voted Monday to cancel all spring workouts and …

UPDATED: Sat., March 14, 2020

Idaho football cancels spring game over coronavirus concerns

Idaho football’s spring game has been canceled, the school announced Saturday.