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Eagles soar over Vandals – Idaho soccer falls to 0-3, to play Gonzaga Sunday

08.30.2014 – 7:19 pm | One Comment

Despite a closely contested game on the field, that competition didn’t translate onto the scoreboard on Friday as the Eastern Washington Eagles (2-1) beat the Vandals 4-0 at Guy Wicks Field.

Going home

08.28.2014 – 11:07 pm |

The Vandal football team consists of players from all around the globe — five countries and 16 states are represented by at least one player on the roster.
Most hail from California and Washington, with 24 …

A healthy priority

08.28.2014 – 11:04 pm |

The Idaho and Florida football teams, opening opponents in 2014, had one thing in common in 2013: Both teams were forced to use three quarterbacks due to injuries. Obtaining injuries is inevitable in football, but …

No easy task

08.28.2014 – 11:03 pm |

The Florida Gators are rich with history. The football program has won three national championships and eight conference titles. It plays in one of the toughest conferences and calls the 88,000-seat Ben Hill Griffin Stadium …

Volleyball springs into season

08.28.2014 – 10:59 pm |

Headlining the opening weekend of Idaho volleyball in Gainesville, Florida, is a Friday match against SEC powerhouse, No. 10 Florida, which will give the Vandals elite competition right off the bat.

Regional rivals

08.28.2014 – 10:56 pm |

Coming off two tough losses to open the season, the Idaho soccer team will be fighting for its first win this weekend as it takes on Eastern Washington Friday at home and Gonzaga, Idaho coach …

Giving back — Idaho volleyball players Katelyn Peterson and Jenna Ellis participate in service trips during offseason

08.25.2014 – 10:27 pm |

Two Idaho volleyball players took separate service trips in the offseason in an effort to help people in need.

Vandals in the NFL

08.25.2014 – 10:26 pm |

Going into Tuesday, NFL teams must reduce their rosters to a maximum of 75 players. On Saturday, the teams must reduce their rosters to a maximum of 53 active and inactive players. Several Vandals are …

Sports briefs

08.25.2014 – 10:22 pm |

Idaho to stay on West Coast in nonconference moving forward
With the move from an independent schedule to the Sun Belt, Idaho football coach Paul Petrino’s team has had very little wiggle room as far who …

Expect more wins with ‘14 schedule — 2014 slate much easier than 2013 football schedule

08.25.2014 – 10:20 pm |

Idaho starts the 2014 season Saturday in Gainesville, Florida, against a Gator team coming off a 4-8 season. It will be a tough game, yes, but it’s the only game where Idaho will be severely …

Athletes of the week

08.25.2014 – 10:19 pm |

Kris Olugbode — football 

Redhawks, Horned Frogs beat Vandals — Idaho falls to 0-2 record to start season

08.25.2014 – 10:18 pm |

After dropping the first two games of the season, Derek Pittman’s quest for his first win as the head coach of the Vandal soccer team continues.

Life of a Vandal walk-on — Idaho football to host tryouts for walk-ons

08.25.2014 – 10:18 pm |

Idaho senior safety Tom Hennessey is living his childhood dream of playing football for the Idaho, but the journey wasn’t easy.

Revamping running game — Idaho backfield will be run by committee to start upcoming season

08.25.2014 – 10:17 pm |

After a year in which Idaho finished near the bottom of every rushing statistical category in the NCAA, the Vandals head into their game against Florida with a completely new look in the backfield. 

Pittman, Vandals ready to kick off 2014 season — Idaho starts fall with familiar Seattle U team

08.21.2014 – 10:46 pm |

After netting 14 goals in seven games during the spring, the Vandal soccer team now is setting its sights on its first opponent of the 2014 fall season, the same team it saw three times …

New club sports director a familiar face — Butch Fealy adds “director of club sports” to his job title

08.21.2014 – 10:44 pm |

With the recent departure of Gordon Gresch, current Idaho Director of Intramural Sports Butch Fealy is stepping in and adding director of club sports to his business card.
Fealy will oversee the many club sports offered …

Big, Sky-high hopes for Vandal volleyball — Depth and passing a focus for Vandals in 2014

08.21.2014 – 10:44 pm |

The Idaho volleyball team is coming off of a successful 2013 season where it won 19 matches — the most by the Vandals since 1996.   
In 2014, Idaho coach Debbie Buchanan expects better results as …

Coaching carousel — Several Idaho teams went through coaching changes heading into 2014

08.21.2014 – 10:43 pm |

Apparently, 2014 is the year other teams and organizations came calling for Idaho coaches. Out are the soccer team’s winningest coach in program history Pete Showler, 16-time WAC title winner Wayne Phipps of track and …

Irving Steele emerging as defensive leader — Junior college linebacker hasn’t been in Moscow for long, but he’s already emerging as team leader for Idaho defense

08.21.2014 – 10:41 pm |

A leader is defined as a person who leads or commands a group. Not everybody is cut out to be one, and some players would rather follow instead. Irving Steele is not a follower — …

Summer sports briefs — Idaho athletics didn’t let up over summer months

08.21.2014 – 10:40 pm |

New era in Vandal athletics

No gain, no loss — With final fall scrimmage over, Vandals turn attention to Florida

08.21.2014 – 10:39 pm |

Neither the offense nor defense won the final scrimmage of fall camp on Saturday. Idaho coach Paul Petrino said the scrimmage was good, but both sides of the ball needed to be more consistent.

A way to get active – Club sports offer alternatives to students

07.22.2014 – 9:55 pm |

It is virtually impossible to walk across any college campus in America without hearing about the latest football or basketball game. Many freshmen are still in  “school spirit” mode from high school athletics. Supporting their …

Conferences will challenge Vandals – Idaho is back in familiar territory but new conferences won’t be easy

07.22.2014 – 9:48 pm |

Returning to the conferences of old may seem like a downgrade in competition from the Western Athletic Conference but that shouldn’t be the case for the 2014-15 Vandal teams. Instead, it will be a challenge.

Sports brief

07.22.2014 – 9:40 pm |

Beaman leaves Idaho

Epps dismissed from team – Idaho’s leading receiver in 2013 gone after multiple run-ins with law

07.22.2014 – 9:35 pm |

After a disappointing 1-11 season last year, Vandal football fans were starting to think the only way to go was up. At least this was the case until Sunday afternoon, when coach Paul Petrino announced …

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