Luis Torres

More than it seems

When people hear the word “autism,” they have a hard time comprehending the implications it has on a person. This leads to the unfair notion that autistic people aren’t valued. The word autism is used in jokes where words like “awkward,” “quiet” and “individuals with behavioral issues” are tossed into the mix. This heinous reputation……

The crown jewel of downtown Moscow – The Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre continues to provide quality entertainment for all

The perspective of a location changes drastically after a first visit. Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre executive director, Christine Gilmore best describes the atmosphere of the historic center as unlike any other theater in Moscow. “It’s a different experience than going to a box theater,” Gilmore said. “(The Kenworthy staff) pride ourselves on being community oriented,……

Two of the best, saved for last–Idaho track and field competitors Carroll and Gomez earned Second Team All-America in the NCAA championship

Postseason competition started with five Idaho track and field athletes competing at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Preliminaries in Lawrence, Kansas. Two Vandal athletes qualified for the NCAA Finals in Eugene, Oregon, June 8-11. When the final jumps had been marked and finish lines crossed, both competitors earned All-American Second Team honors, and then……

A man with purpose

People can go through a lot of changes in their lives. Some have a certain mystique about them that others just don”t understand. This individual is a man of a thousand stories. He is a man with a purpose. A man on a mission to conquer his personal demons. His name is Stefan Montana. Stefan……

Ending on high note – Idaho goes 1-2 in final nonconference invitational after beating Tennessee Tech

  The Idaho volleyball team held momentum through the end of the weekend, defeating Tennessee Tech 3-0 Saturday at the Golden Eagle Invitational in Cookeville, Tennessee. It was Idaho”s fourth nonconference invitational of the season. Sophomore outside hitter Becca Mau and sophomore middle blocker Torrin Crawford were named to the all-tournament team this weekend. It……

Two Vandals qualify for nationals

Kearns and Martin head to Asheville for nationals The Idaho club cycling team competed against 20 other schools in the Northwest Collegiate Cycling Conference Championship April 25-26 in Moscow.

Striving to finish on top

From transferring to injuries, Bierma has overcome the odds After playing volleyball at two different schools and fully recovering from an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury, outside hitter and incoming fifth-year senior Tineke Bierma of Canby, Oregon, said she is optimistic she will improve on and flourish as a volleyball leader going into the fall.……

Vandal cycling to host Regionals

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 finding progress

Idaho seeks more playing time with opponents around Northwest The young Idaho volleyball team is making progress in spring play going into Saturday’s quadruple-header at Gonzaga’s Charlotte Y. Martin Centre in Spokane. The Vandals are set to play Western Washington (21-7 in 2014) at 8 a.m., Alaska Anchorage (21-6) at 10 a.m., St. Martins (4-26) at 12……

Adapting to college style of volleyball

Torrin Crawford looks forward to stepping up her role as middle blocker The task of replacing two of the Big Sky’s most dominant middle blockers falls partly on sophomore Torrin Crawford heading into the 2015 volleyball season.

Volleyball in spring action

 Vandals battle injuries heading into spring Idaho’s volleyball team will start its spring season with a doubleheader at 10:45 a.m. Saturday at Bohler Gym in Pullman, as it faces both Central (19-8 in 2014) and fellow Big Sky Conference team Eastern Washington (9-20, 5-11 Big Sky).