Heading east for championship 02.28.2012

The task is simple — travel nearly 3,000 miles and compete against some of the best skiers in the world. The University of Idaho club ski team, which consists of about seven women and 15 men, is relishing in one of its most successful seasons in recent history.

Medlin, Aggies drop Vandals 02.28.2012

A showcase performance from sophomore Preston Medlin and nearly flawless second half from Utah State proved too much for the visiting Idaho Vandals, who let a 15-point lead slip and fell 67-50 to the Aggies Friday at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum in Logan.

Men claim first WAC title 02.28.2012

For the first time ever, an Idaho men’s team won a WAC Championship. Vandal track and field competed in the WAC Indoor Championships Thursday through Saturday in Nampa where the men took home the title.

Mortellaro finishes strong for golf 02.28.2012

Idaho women’s golfer Kayla Mortellaro finished one stroke under par and No.10 at the Westbrook Spring Invitational in Peoria, Ariz., during the weekend. The Vandals also finished No. 10 as a team.

No. 7 but not broken 02.28.2012

Texas-sized goals led to progress when the Idaho swim and dive team traveled to San Antonio for the 2012 WAC Championship meet.

Seeding scenarios 02.28.2012

Nevada has all but secured the conference regular season title, and New Mexico State appears to have clinched the second seed at next week’s WAC Tournament in Las Vegas. The rest of the table is up for grabs though. Idaho, which comes off an away loss to Utah State, sits at No. 3, but could […]

Women dominate distance 02.28.2012

They competed hard, but fell short. The Vandal women’s track and field team placed second in the WAC Indoor Championships when the four-day meet concluded Saturday in Nampa. Utah State won the women’s title with 144 points — just edging Idaho, which finished with 110.

Women fall in final road game 02.28.2012

Utah State’s Devyn Christensen’s 26-point performance was too much for the Idaho women’s basketball team to handle in an 85-63 loss to the Aggies Saturday.

Long road ahead 02.28.2012

This has been a good month for supporters of civil rights. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled California’s Proposition 8, which would have undone the progress made in legalizing gay marriage, unconstitutional.

Re-prioritize values 02.28.2012

Idaho isn’t the only state to cut funding for education. In fact, President Barack Obama publicly scolded the governors of all 50 states for doing so.

Off the cuff 02.28.2012

Cold, cold, cold I’ve decided I need to move somewhere tropical or at least call property management because snow coming in through a closed window is ridiculous. — Rhiannon Epic Sax Guy Ten straight hours of your beautiful repeating saxophone loop playing through my computer is not enough. I wonder if I can make/upload a […]

Mail Box 02.28.2012

‘Predator pits’ pure fiction The views elaborated in Michael French’s Feb. 14 article “Get Over It” exemplify the old adage, “a little knowledge is a dangerous thing.

Re-prioritize values 02.28.2012

Idaho isn’t the only state to cut funding for education. In fact, President Barack Obama publicly scolded the governors of all 50 states for doing so.

Truth in the ‘I’ of the beholder 02.28.2012

“I.” It’s a word we tiptoe around. Writers are wary of it and academics cover it up with layers of objectivity and jargon. Children are warned about it in classrooms. “I” is viewed as the end-all of relationships, and the nemesis of foreign policy and development.

Medlin, Aggies drop Vandals 02.28.2012

A showcase performance from sophomore Preston Medlin and nearly flawless second half from Utah State proved too much for the visiting Idaho Vandals, who let a 15-point lead slip and fell 67-50 to the Aggies Friday at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum in Logan.