Clubs & Other
One of the best senior classes — Idaho seniors led the way last year, freshmen stepping up 07.23.2015
In an era of college sports where highly recruited freshmen are relied upon to be the stars of the team in many cases, it was the senior class that led the Idaho swim team in the pool many times during the 2014-2015 season.
Vandal cycling to host Regionals 04.23.2015
Cycling club prepares to regional race Sunday More than twenty teams from the Northwest Collegiate Cycling Conference begin their road to the National Collegiate Cycling Championships in Asheville, North Carolina, in two weeks with their regional event at 8:25 a.m Sunday in Moscow.
Vandals crush Cougs 04.20.2015
Seniors shine on Senior Day to push Vandals past Cougars The Idaho men’s club lacrosse team followed its seniors as they dominated the Cougars 14-8 on Senior Day Sunday in the Kibbie Dome to earn a spot in the playoffs. The game seemed to be out of hand early when seniors Colton Raichl, Harrison Sawyer, …
Battle of the Palouse 04.16.2015
Idaho men’s club lacrosse to take on Palouse rival on Senior Day in the Dome As if the rival game against Washington State wasn’t enough, a win against the Cougars would mark the Idaho men’s club lacrosse team’s first winning season in program history and would seal a bid for the playoffs.
Young team won’t be discouraged 04.13.2015
Women’s lacrosse club’s spirits can’t be damaged Often cast in the darkness of baseball’s shadows, lacrosse is becoming more popular every season, especially women’s lacrosse. The Idaho Vandals’ women’s club lacrosse team is fresh, young and accepting new players every day. “We take girls of all skill levels, even girls who have never played before,” …
Going into Grizzly territory 04.09.2015
A three-team race for playoffs goes head-to-head The Idaho men’s club lacrosse team sits in a tight three-team race with Oregon, who they just defeated, and their next opponent, Montana, for the final playoff spot in the Pacific Northwest Collegiate Lacrosse League Division I.
UI wrestling looking to expand 04.06.2015
After successful first year, wrestling club seeks to build Over the last dozen years or so many colleges have cut their varsity wrestling programs, including Oregon in 2007 and Cleveland State starting next year.
LAX to travel to Ducks country 04.02.2015
After falling in all three matches in California, Idaho looks to bounce back in Oregon While most students were out living up their spring breaks, the Vandal men’s club lacrosse team was on a three-game road trip in California taking on Loyola Marymount, Chapman and San Diego State. Idaho looked sharp out of the opening …
Ready for the river 03.26.2015
Unpredictable drainage could impact Potlatch trip In anticipation of the University of Idaho Outdoor Program’s return to Potlatch River, the low levels of snow could affect the river raft trip.
Idaho edges the Huskies in OT 03.10.2015
Vandal men’s club lacrosse gets back on track with two weekend wins Just minutes into the overtime, midfielder Charlie Dolar sliced through the Huskies defense and fired a shot low to hit the back of the net for his fifth goal to give the Vandals the victory.
Battle of the border 03.09.2015
Idaho men’s club volleyballteam secures win against WSU Three solid sets of play was all it took for the Idaho men’s club volleyball team to come out on top Friday against Washington State. Although the Cougars jumped out to a couple of early leads in the first two sets, the Vandals were able to rally …
Rough start to open league 03.02.2015
Idaho drops league game against No.13-ranked Simon Fraser The Idaho men’s club lacrosse team established an offensive rhythm in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game against No. 13 Simon Fraser, but the late goals were too little too late as the Clan beat the Vandals 18-11 in a Pacific Northwest Collegiate Lacrosse League (PNCLL) contest …
Lax is back 02.19.2015
Men’s club lacrosse 2-0to start season, opensconference play Saturday Spring is usually consumed by basketball, track and field, golf and tennis, but there’s one more Idaho sport making headlines this spring. The Idaho men’s lacrosse team may be a club sport, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t competitive or don’t have a large fan base.
Club sports underrated 01.26.2015
When given the chance, club sport events are a sight to behold You would be hard pressed to thumb through any university brochure without seeing at least one picture of the crowd at a varsity-sporting event. Those events, however, aren’t the only athletic endeavors offered to students. Along with football, basketball and all the other …
Overtime dooms Idaho 01.20.2015
WWU outlasts Vandals in thriller match For the second time this season, the Vandal club hockey team hosted a game at the Palouse Ice Rink, but this time they weren’t able to take advantage of their home ice as Western Washington stole a 6-5 victory in an overtime shootout Friday night.
Graduate student still has it 01.20.2015
Gariepy adds experience to men’s club hockey team For varsity athletics at the collegiate level, there is limited time an athlete can compete — four years. For sports at the club level, there is no such limit. As long as an athlete is still enrolled at the university, they can compete at the club level. …
Idaho hockey to showcase 01.15.2015
Vandals to face Vikings in men’s club hockey showdown Many varsity collegiate teams are able to compete and practice over winter break between the fall and spring semesters, but for the Idaho men’s hockey club, that wasn’t the case.
Reelin’ in big fish 12.11.2014
Idaho fishing club members earn top five finishes, $4,500 in California competitions North Idaho offers abundant rivers and lakes to fish. Idaho students Austin Turpin and Tanner Mort take advantage of the plentiful water and are members of the Idaho Bass Anglers fishing club at the University of Idaho. The duo has placed at two …
From player to coach 12.11.2014
Former Idaho lacrosse player now going into coaching For many student athletes, graduation can be a bittersweet experience. On one hand it is a new beginning — all of the hard work and long hours they put into the classroom are over — but on the other hand they are no longer able to compete …
Vandals freeze Cougs 12.08.2014
Men’s hockey club wins Border Battle In front of a raucous crowd at the Palouse Ice Rink Saturday night, the Idaho men’s hockey club kept the Vandals’ Battle of the Palouse winning ways alive by way of a 12-6 final score over Washington State.
Battle of the Palouse gets frozen 12.05.2014
Idaho club hockey preparing for Palouse rival Cougs For many it is nothing more than one of the many buildings on the Latah County Fairgrounds, but for the Idaho men’s hockey club the Palouse Ice Rink is where they call home. It is also home to the latest installment of the Battle of the Palouse …
Club soccer features diverse lineup 11.14.2014
Idaho fields a completive men’s club soccer team For many players, the chances to play soccer after high school are slim, and getting a scholar- ship for soccer is even slimmer. At Idaho, men’s soccer is not even offered as a scholarship sport, but at the club level, students can find a competitive-level of soccer …
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 college team is as close as it gets to being on the field, especially for the former athletes adjusting to …
For most people summer skiing sounds like an oxymoron, a fevered dream, the result of too many days spent smelling your own ski socks. Contrary to popular opinion though, summer skiing is here in the Northwest.
The school year is beginning to wind down and many people are either getting ready to enjoy the summer or are getting ready to graduate. This includes many of the athletes within the Idaho athletic department. And boy, do most of them have stories to tell.