| 03.20.2018

Track and Field

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Men’s basketball signs three Idaho men’s basketball coach Don Verlin reloaded his roster Wednesday with the signing of three new recruits. Guards Myles Franklin (Hart High School, Newhall, California) and Patrick Ingram (Trinity Valley Community College) and small forward Nick Blair (Bishop Gorman High School, Las Vegas) signed their National Letters of Intent with Idaho. The……

Pursuing to qualify

15 Vandal men and women sit amongst top-20 in Big Sky Conference Having taken last weekend off, the Idaho track and field distance runners are looking forward to getting back into competition Saturday at the 44th Annual Pelluer Invitational with the Eastern Washington Eagles in Cheney, Washington. Joining the two teams is fellow Big Sky……

Changing for the better

Idaho track and field looking forward to second meet of outdoor season With their first meet in the books, the Idaho men’s and women’s track teams will  continue the outdoor season Saturday in Spokane at Whitworth’s  10th annual Sam Adams Classic. Despite the challenges presented by inclement weather, both Vandal teams enjoyed success last weekend……

Vandals’ biggest challenge remains

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……

Last chance to qualify

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……

Solid finishes in Pullman

Several Idaho track and field athletes finish in top three at Cougar Indoor It was just a short trip across the border into Pullman for the Idaho track and field team Friday and Saturday. The Vandals competed in the Cougar Indoor over the two-day period, hosted by Washington State.

‘Confidence is a fickle beast’

New coach, same results for Idaho track and field at Idaho Collegiate The first home meet of the year can be stressful for any track and field program, but even more so for Idaho’s new director of track and field, Tim Cawley. The former Colorado State coach made his Kibbie Dome debut Friday afternoon, as……

Dome meet advantage

Idaho track and field hosts meet in Kibbie Dome Friday Indoor track and field teams usually don’t get to compete where they practice. In Idaho’s case, it almost always competes at meets away from Moscow. But that changes Friday as the Idaho track and field team hosts the Idaho Collegiate in the Kibbie Dome. Field events……

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Barta makes rankings Men’s tennis player Odon Barta, a junior from Budapest, Hungary, begins the spring season ranked No. 15 in the ITA Mountain Region. Barta earns the ranking despite playing in the fall without a head tennis coach. He also earned the ranking beating out players from Denver, New Mexico, New Mexico State, UNLV, Nevada, BYU and Boise State. “Odon has always……

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Swim finishes fourth, breaks two records The Idaho swimming and diving team finished fourth at the Frank Elm Invite Nov. 23 at Rutgers. The highlight of the meet was freshman Christine Renzini finishing third in the 1,650-yard freestyle with a time of 16 minutes, 52.70 seconds — a new school record previously held for over 30……

Going for Gold — Former UI sprinter trains for Olympics

Training to participate in the Winter Olympics in bobsled or skeleton is not something most college track and field athletes dare to do. But for recent University of Idaho graduate and sprinter Mercedes Blackwood, the opportunity to compete again wasn’t one she was about to pass up.

KUOI News — Wednesday May 1, 2013

Part two of a two part series about the role of faith in relationships, a bona-fide classified for the now for-sale Vandal Tailgating ambulance, the administration’s decision to allocation of space in the Commons for a student lounge, a recap of vandal track and field’s weekend at the Duane Hartman Invitational, Emily Vaarstra has a mixtape of the……

Athletes of the week

Rachel Choi — women’s golf The Idaho women’s golf team competed at the WAC Champ- ionship Tourn-ament, finishing fifth overall in the tourn-ament with three golfers finishing in the top 20.

KUOI News — Friday April 26, 2013

The reaction to the tuition hike approved for next year, University of Idaho engineers prepare for this year’s Engineering Design Expo, a new element of the go green movement called up-cycling, the results of women’s golf’s performance at the WAC tournament, a preview of Vandal track and field’s two meets this upcoming weekend, and a profile of Idaho’s pole vaulters……

KUOI News — Wednesday April 24, 2013

 A preview of the visit to campus by a pair of lawyers taking on agricultual giant Monsanto in the U.S. Supreme Court, the return of a UI alumnus and polar bear researcher for a presentation on climate change, the results of the Mount Sac Relays and Beach Invitational for Idaho track and field, a recap of……

KUOI News — Wednesday April 17, 2013

A multi-million dollar budget shortfall means another 6 percent tuition increase, the do’s and the don’t’s of Mom’s Weekend, a busy weekend for women’s tennis, a look back at men’s tennis’s tough loss to BYU, a recap of track and field’s performance this past weekend, and Our View on why UI is rapidly losing can’t afford to lose……

KUOI News — Friday April 12, 2013

 Part I of an investigation of campus security, the first of two stories on Idaho’s dated rape laws, the Keystone XL pipeline debate comes to Moscow,track and field’s battle for pies and donuts, an update on WAC Player of the Year Kyle Barone’s move to the professional ranks, a new linebackers coach for Vandal football, a mix-tape of the best……