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.
MONDAY, NOV. 19, 2018
As a lead that had reached 31 points melted to 12 late in the second half, it highlighted what a different team Washington State is without Robert Franks on the floor. But the Cougars drew the line there and held off Cal Poly for an 84-70 win Monday, which put a spotlight, as well, on what coach Ernie Kent believes is a special defensive unit.
SUNDAY, NOV. 18, 2018
If Idaho did not exactly play down to Bethesda, it was certainly not pushed to lofty heights by the 0-5 Flames from the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference of the National Christian College Athletic Association. Nonetheless, the Vandals pretty much did what they were supposed to do against an overmatched opponent in picking up the season’s first win, 87-59, Sunday in Memorial Gym.
FRIDAY, NOV. 16, 2018
The Idaho Vandals are playing out the final game in a 4-6 season. But instead of finding themselves in a Big Sky Conference outpost in early winter, the Vandals on Saturday are in the sun, at a storied stadium and facing a nationally ranked SEC opponent.
THURSDAY, NOV. 15, 2018
In his senior year at the University of Idaho, where four years of a disciplined approach to the classroom and the football field should have paid off in a sunset cruise to graduation, Ed Hall could still benefit from the 30-hour day.
TUESDAY, NOV. 13, 2018
The Vandals fell to 0-2 with the 83-80 loss in their first home game. But the freshman Tyson introduced himself to Idaho’s fans with a flourish.
SUNDAY, NOV. 11, 2018
Washington State’s various zone configurations Sunday forced Nicholls State into 19 turnovers, and a mediocre 24 of 66 shooting from the floor. The result was a decisive 89-72 victory for WSU.
SATURDAY, NOV. 10, 2018
Dalton Sneed threw for 220 yards and three touchdowns, linebacker Dante Olson set a program record and Montana beat Idaho 46-27 on Saturday for the Little Brown Stein.
As he headed off the field after practice to a team meeting Thursday, with his father sitting in the Kibbie Dome stands watching, Idaho senior running back Isaiah Saunders must have been consumed by the universal fear – a parent on the loose telling stories about him.
FRIDAY, NOV. 9, 2018
Among the arcane assortment of cups, boots, boats, bells, buckets, artillery and statuary that comprise trophies in college football rivalries, Idaho coach Paul Petrino may have vied for one of the most unusual.
SATURDAY, NOV. 3, 2018
In an era of run-pass options and spread offenses, Idaho and North Dakota met in a Kibbie Dome battle that could have been played on tall grass, outdoors under a bleak November sky, in 1965.
FRIDAY, NOV. 2, 2018
After practice one day early this week, when everyone had jogged into the locker room, Idaho senior linebackers Kaden Elliss and Ed Hall and a couple of teammates reassembled on the Kibbie Dome turf.
THURSDAY, NOV. 1, 2018
An Idaho Vandals team that was going to be light on experience in the best of circumstances has the additional challenge of managing the loss of its best returning player to a career-ending illness.
THURSDAY, OCT. 25, 2018
Brian Strandley remembers lining up against a behemoth Eastern Washington offensive line when Idaho’s annual tilt with the Eagles was more than just a Big Sky Conference affair.
SATURDAY, OCT. 20, 2018
The Idaho team that had been expected to dominate Big Sky Conference competition in its return to the Football Championship Subdivision finally put in an appearance for homecoming.
FRIDAY, OCT. 19, 2018
Rahsaan Crawford toils in the anonymity of the offensive and defensive lines and as a blocking back for the Idaho Vandals, yet he has the liveliest idiom on the team.
Deflated by a 24-23 loss to Montana State a week ago, when an extra-point attempt narrowly missed, the Idaho Vandals are out to show they’re not demoralized.
FRIDAY, OCT. 12, 2018
Through five games, the Vandals have alternated between junior Mason Petrino and sophomore Colton Richardson – sometimes play-to-play.
THURSDAY, OCT. 11, 2018
Two years ago, Noah Johnson was standing at the entrance to the Kibbie Dome, an anxious freshman from Arkansas, new to the Northwest and wearing an Idaho Vandals game uniform for the first time.
FRIDAY, OCT. 5, 2018
Idaho’s matchup with Idaho State in Pocatello is unique from at least three perspectives. It will be the first time the two have played since 2008, and the first time in 23 years the teams have faced each other as Big Sky Conference rivals. And for a change, the Bengals aren’t a doormat.
THURSDAY, OCT. 4, 2018
Dorian Clark developed early for the Vandals. He got into nine games as a freshman. He was supposed to be a grayshirt, but injuries on the depth chart ahead of him meant by the first day of fall camp he was running with the active players.