SUNDAY, MARCH 24, 2019
For almost every college football coach, the 15 spring workouts allowed by the NCAA create the challenge of pouring 10 gallons of work into a 5-gallon bucket. It is no different for the Idaho Vandals.
Seniors Mikayla Ferenz and Taylor Pierce keyed a third-quarter comeback that saw the Vandals outscore Denver University 36-9 and sprint away from a nine-point halftime deficit to an 88-66 victory in a second-round Women’s National Invitation Tournament game.
SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 2019
He didn’t sweep into Pullman with the force of a tornado, and he hasn’t thrown an iconic touchdown pass to a receiver sliding into a snowbank to win the Apple Cup, like his father. But there is another Bledsoe wearing No. 11 for the Washington State football team, and in the Cougars’ second spring workout, he had a pretty good day.
THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2019
Washington State teammates who enjoyed that show last season realize they are going to have to be the show this year.
SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 2019
Idaho’s Trevon Allen turned in a career night, 29 points, and Cameron Tyson was 5 for 8 on three-pointers with 17 points for the Vandals.
THURSDAY, FEB. 28, 2019
Idaho’s ongoing 14-game losing streak includes 11 double-digit losses and a 41-point drubbing at Montana. But the Vandals came within a missed shot at the buzzer of taking Portland State to overtime in a 67-65 nail biter that Idaho led most of the way.
TUESDAY, FEB. 26, 2019
In the waning weeks of their University of Idaho careers, Mikayla Ferenz and Taylor Pierce still have things to accomplish.
MONDAY, FEB. 18, 2019
No one should have to learn it like this, but Collin Sather, who said in high school “the most important thing to me is to be a coachable player,” is finding being a team member works both ways. The University of Idaho redshirt freshman wide receiver began experiencing stomach pains Jan. 17 and has been diagnosed with advanced kidney cancer. The UI football program and university administrators have rallied to support him.
THURSDAY, FEB. 14, 2019
The good and bad of the season were on display in Idaho’s Cowan Spectrum on Thursday night.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 6, 2019
Along with 14 early signees, nine of whom are already enrolled, the Vandals feature a class of 24 newcomers, with possibly one more late signing to occur.
SATURDAY, FEB. 2, 2019
Northern Arizona’s 13-game losing streak to Idaho in Moscow ended emphatically as the Lumberjacks overwhelmed the Vandals in virtually every aspect of an 86-73 win Saturday.
FRIDAY, FEB. 1, 2019
Cameron Tyson and RayQuawndis Mitchell have already had breakout games that offer Vandals fans hope the current 4-15 record is on-the-job training and dues-paying for stellar seasons ahead.
FRIDAY, JAN. 18, 2019
Trevon Allen is bent low, maintaining a dribble about eight inches off the court. His eyes are forward, looking, looking while a Montana State defender looms over him.
THURSDAY, JAN. 10, 2019
Montana State had its all-time scoring leader on the floor, and a young Idaho didn’t. It made all the difference in a crucial two minutes in the second half of a game the Bobcats pulled away to win, 77-67.
THURSDAY, JAN. 3, 2019
The victory is Idaho’s first in the Big Sky Conference against two losses and gives the Vandals a 4-10 overall mark. It also stopped a six-game losing streak.
Eastern Washington had no answer for Idaho’s Taylor Pierce, whose 30 points, including eight three-pointers, led the Vandals to an 84-68 win on Thursday at the Cowan Spectrum.
SATURDAY, DEC. 29, 2018
The difference between a team with 10 upperclassmen versus a team with one is apparently about 17 points.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 19, 2018
The Vandals could also get immediate help from Satchel Escalante, a 6-0, 182-pound safety from Scottsdale Community College in Casa Grande. Arizona, and Siliweinusi “Vei” Tomasi, 6-1, 310, and a defensive lineman from Laney College in Oakland, California.
SATURDAY, DEC. 15, 2018
This is the current state of Idaho basketball: Elation and frustration are running neck-and-neck.
THURSDAY, DEC. 13, 2018
University of Idaho football player Kyree L. Curington is accused of raping another student in a residence hall.
SATURDAY, DEC. 8, 2018
There were 17 lead changes, and the largest advantage either team had was the eight-point edge Idaho enjoyed momentarily with about 13:30 to go in the second half.
SATURDAY, DEC. 1, 2018
As it did against Colorado State in the NCAA first round on Friday, Tennessee dropped the opening two sets against Washington State in the second round Saturday.
FRIDAY, NOV. 30, 2018
Washington State advanced to the second round of the NCAA volleyball tournament against Tennessee with a four-game win against a smaller but defensively tough Northern Arizona Friday in Bohler Gym in the opening round.
TUESDAY, NOV. 27, 2018
After Walla Walla University canceled its season and dropped out of a date with Idaho, the Vandals were able to fill the schedule vacancy on short notice with West Coast Baptist College, from Lancaster, California.
SATURDAY, NOV. 24, 2018
In the second half, however, the Cougars rediscovered the flow and rhythm that has characterized their wins so far this year. They pushed a five-point halftime edge to as much as 32 points, and they finished shooting a respectable 45 percent for the game, 27 of 60.