Linebackers could be strength Stephan Wiebe 05.04.2015
Linebackers are a mix of productive veterans and newcomers with potential One of the biggest surprises from spring football might have been the standout play from newcomer Kaden Elliss. The linebacker from Salt Lake City led the Vandals in tackles through the first two scrimmages, was second on the team in the third scrimmage and led the […]
Season nearing finish line Stephan Wiebe 04.30.2015
Track and field heads to Boise for one of the final chances to qualify for Big Sky Championships The lone Vandal varsity team still competing in the regular season will head down to rival territory in Boise this weekend. The Idaho track and field team is set to face Utah State, Utah, in-state rival Boise […]
Second scrimmage down Stephan Wiebe 04.13.2015
Defense impresses in second scrimmage The offense continued to make some big plays in Idaho’s second football scrimmage of the spring Saturday in the Kibbie Dome, but it was the Idaho defense that stood out the most. “I think we dominated today,” senior defensive end Quinton Bradley said. “The offense did what they could, (but) […]
Raising the Barr Stephan Wiebe 03.05.2015
Barr’s scoring, leadership will be missed Even though Stacey Barr is arguably the most well-known female athlete on the Idaho campus, she doesn’t dwell in the spotlight. The senior guard on the Idaho women’s basketball team leads the Big Sky in scoring with 21.1 points per game. Barr, a Melbourne, Australia, native, has also played […]
Turn down for Watts Stephan Wiebe 03.02.2015
Individual win by Watts highlights indoor track and field championships One year ago, senior Dylan Watts missed the indoor track and field season due to a scheduled surgery on his shoulder. Last Saturday, however, Watts won gold in the Big Sky Conference Championships in Flagstaff, Arizona.
Final home stretch ahead Stephan Wiebe 02.23.2015
Idaho drops to seventh in Big Sky standings over weekend Close games haven’t gone Idaho’s way this season. The Vandal men’s basketball team lost its sixth game by three or fewer points this season Saturday at Southern Utah. The second consecutive loss dropped the team to second place in the conference — one spot above […]
Vandals’ biggest challenge remains Stephan Wiebe 02.23.2015
First season draws to close for Cawley and crew, championship meet nears For Idaho pole vaulter Dylan Watts, the 2015 Big Sky Indoor Track and Field Championship is the last track and field meet of his collegiate career. Watts heads into the championships ranked No. 1 in the conference in the pole vault with a […]
Lax is back Stephan Wiebe 02.19.2015
Men’s club lacrosse 2-0 to start season, opens conference 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.
Hornets sting Vandals with 3s Stephan Wiebe 02.17.2015
Turnovers, 3-pointers hurt Vandals in weekend loss The final stretch of the season features four out of the final six games at home for the Idaho women’s basketball team. This is a welcome sight on the schedule for a team with some work to do to qualify for the Big Sky Tournament in March.
Last chance to qualify Stephan Wiebe 02.12.2015
Track and field to compete in final meet before indoor conference championships Unlike the WAC where only a handful of teams competed in indoor track and field, the Big Sky features 12 teams with players vying for spots in the conference championship meet. With so many teams in the conference, the last weekend before the […]
Women’s Big Sky Round Up Stephan Wiebe 02.02.2015
Montana (15-5, 8-1) The Grizzlies lost four of their first six games to start the season, but since then, they have won 13 of their last 14 games. The hottest team in the Big Sky most recently beat second-place Sacramento State by eight points at home. Montana shouldn’t slow down the rest of the season. […]
Vandals win rematch Stephan Wiebe 02.02.2015
Idaho avenges previous loss to EWU with win Saturday Seeing Stacey Barr score 30 points in a game isn’t uncommon. Saturday’s 71-58 Idaho win over Eastern Washington was the third time she’s completed the feat this season. It is uncommon, however, to see Barr getting medical attention on the sideline.
Hitting the track, field Stephan Wiebe 01.20.2015
Track and field opens season in Boise before hosting home meet Friday Idaho coach Tim Cawley got to see his team in action for the first time Friday and Saturday as the Vandal track and field team competed in the Ed Jacoby Invite and Multi in Nampa, Idaho.
Newlee grabs 100th win Stephan Wiebe 01.06.2015
Vandals bounce back from New Year’s Day loss A 21-point loss to his former team wasn’t the way Idaho coach Jon Newlee and the Vandal women’s basketball team wanted to start 2015, but the veteran team rebounded with a 67-60 win over Weber State Jan. 3 at Ogden, Utah. The win was also Newlee’s […]