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11.14.2014 – 1:07 am |

Newlee adds three, Verlin one
The Idaho men and women’s basketball programs added some talent for the 2015-16 season as the early National Letter of Intent signing period started Wednesday. Women’s basketball coach Jon Newlee added …

Vandals race at championships

11.07.2014 – 1:15 am |

Men’s cross country fourth at Big Sky Championships, women’s team 11th
A battered lineup didn’t slow down the Idaho men’s cross country team from exceeding preseason expectations Saturday at the Big Sky Championships in Grand Forks, …

Championship racing time

10.30.2014 – 10:08 pm |

For the first time in four years, Idaho heads into a cross country conference championship without being the favorites to win on the women’s side.
For the first time since 1996, the Idaho cross country teams …

Vandals finish regular season

10.20.2014 – 10:33 pm |

A former Vandal and a current Vandal took home the individual titles Saturday as the Idaho cross country teams ran in the Inland Empire Challenge in Lewiston.
On the women’s side, Alycia Butterworth finished first, running unaffiliated in the …

Finish line approaching

10.16.2014 – 10:35 pm |

Idaho cross country to compete in local meet to round out regular season
To conclude regular season racing, the Idaho cross country teams take the short drive Saturday down to Lewiston to compete at the Inland …

Racing top competition

10.03.2014 – 8:25 pm |

Going into the Washington Invitational Saturday in Seattle, Idaho coach Travis Floeck said it would probably be the toughest meet in the entire nation all year long.
Ranked teams competing in the meet included Northern Arizona (No. …

Race before the race

09.26.2014 – 12:30 am |

Helbling became a father right before historic 2013 WAC Championship
With Dads’ Weekend upon us, Idaho star runner and father Cody Helbling had his best finish in a race last weekend since the week his daughter, McKinely, …

Racing Mode

09.18.2014 – 9:49 pm |

Idaho cross country to go all-out against Big Sky opponents
There aren’t many chances to compete in a collegiate cross country season. 

Season of changes — Idaho has a new coach, new conference and several new athletes entering 2014 season

09.12.2014 – 9:35 pm |

Travis Floeck has a big name to live up to after taking over as Idaho’s new distance coach for cross country and track and field Sept. 4.

Break briefs

01.16.2014 – 10:51 pm |

Athletes recognized for academic achievements 

Running into regionals — Vandal cross country to compete in regional meet

11.14.2013 – 10:01 pm |

Two weeks after the Idaho women’s cross country team won the WAC Championship and the men’s team placed second, the teams are back in action. The Vandal cross country teams compete in the NCAA West …

Top of his field — Wayne Phipps has built a dynasty at Idaho, just ask his trophy case

11.04.2013 – 10:47 pm |

It was originally a joke between four freshmen and their head coach. 

Dynasty — Vandal cross country wins fourth straight WAC Championship

11.04.2013 – 10:43 pm |

Winning one championship shows a team is good but winning four-straight championships qualifies it as a dynasty. 

New dad finishes second — Cody Helbling finishes second in WAC meet two days after wife gives birth

11.04.2013 – 10:38 pm |

When Cody Helbling stepped up to the starting line at Saturday’s WAC championship meet, he did so carrying a burden he didn’t have to account for during the five meets preceding the conference championships. 

One, two, three — Men’s cross country finishes second at WAC Championships

11.04.2013 – 10:36 pm |

The wind was blowing and the rain was falling hard, but all the WAC runners were behind him when Idaho freshman Nicholas Boersma crossed the finish line. It was the first time a Vandal runner …

Four-peat — Vandal women’s cross country wins fourth straight WAC Championship, men’s team finishes second

11.03.2013 – 12:16 pm |

The Idaho women’s cross country team battled rainy conditions Saturday in Seattle to win an unprecedented fourth-straight WAC Championship while the men’s team finished second.

Sports briefs

10.31.2013 – 10:40 pm |

Cross country teams selected first, second in coaches poll

Going for No. 4 — Women’s cross country heads into championship as favorites

10.31.2013 – 10:14 pm |

For the third straight season, the Idaho women’s cross country team heads into the WAC Championship as the favorites. The Vandals have won the WAC Championship for three consecutive seasons and five times since 2005 …

Sports Briefs

10.24.2013 – 10:27 pm |

Hunt, Millet receive honor

Athletes of the Week

10.21.2013 – 10:35 pm |

Hannah Kiser — cross country

Approaching the finish line – cross country to wrap up regular season on Saturday in split meets

10.17.2013 – 9:41 pm |

The 2013 WAC Championships are imminent on Nov. 2 but the Idaho cross country teams have one last test before then. This weekend, the Vandals split up with the main runners competing at the Santa …

Mixed results for cross country

10.08.2013 – 6:12 pm |

Idaho’s Hannah Kiser has finished first or second in seven major cross country meets including a first-place finish in the 2011 Dellinger Invitational in Eugene, Ore. With a high school runner, Alexa Efraimson from Camas, …

Athletes of the week 9/30/13 — 10/5/13

10.07.2013 – 10:25 pm |

Halie Raudenbush — cross country
The University of Idaho men’s and women’s cross country teams competed against some of the nation’s top runners on Saturday at the Dellinger Invitational. With two of the team’s top runners …

Returning to form

09.26.2013 – 10:37 pm |

Cody Helbling didn’t originally plan on running at Idaho. In fact, after a couple years of running for BYU, he decided to give it up completely to focus on academics. Two years later, Helbling is …

Sports Briefs 9/20/2013

09.19.2013 – 10:14 pm |

Kiser receives first honor
After a sixth-place finish at the Sundodger Invitational on Saturday, Idaho senior Hannah Kiser earned Western Athletic Conference women’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week for the week of Sept. 9-15. It …

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