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.
In the future, the University of Idaho’s planned Idaho Central Credit Union Arena will simply be a building, a well-appointed, tasteful home to men’s and women’s basketball games, concerts and convocations.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 29, 2018
Idaho fashioned its first Big Sky Conference football victory since its return to the conference after 23 years away, wearing down Portland State 20-7 on Saturday.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 28, 2018
To jump-start a Big Sky Conference season that was becalmed in a decisive 44-21 loss to UC Davis last week, Idaho needs to do at least two things on Saturday against Portland State. 1. Make sure the entire Vandals team shows up. 2. Defeat the flex defense.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 27, 2018
David Ungerer graduated from Pullman High School in 2013, less than 10 miles from the Idaho campus. But after his freshman year with the Vandals his family was scattered widely.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 22, 2018
When Idaho travels to UC Davis at 4 p.m. on Saturday, the Vandals will face a team coached by Dan Hawkins, who led Boise State from 2001-2005.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 8, 2018
Surviving a first-half test when it fell behind, settling into its assignments and physically wearing down Western New Mexico as the game wore on allowed Idaho to finish with a flourish and collect its first win, 56-10, Saturday in the Kibbie Dome.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 7, 2018
Whatever else Idaho sees when it opens the home season Saturday against Western New Mexico, the Vandals will be facing a team that must really like football. The Mustangs endured a two-day, 1,371-mile bus trip from Silver City to get here.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 6, 2018
The Idaho Vandals playing two quarterbacks has been closely watched and widely debated through the preseason and first game, against Fresno State.
FRIDAY, AUG. 24, 2018
With little more than a week to go before its season-opening game with Fresno State, Idaho loosened the training wheels a bit Friday.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 22, 2018
The Vandals have been in preseason camp since Aug. 3, and their first game, with Fresno State, isn’t until Sept. 1. They have had a pair of Saturday scrimmages with a mock game to go. But an endless routine of position drills and running plays in pass skeleton and 11-on-11 stretches on day after day.
SATURDAY, AUG. 18, 2018
Quarterbacks Mason Petrino and Colton Richardson combined to throw for 10 touchdowns. Petrino tossed eight, completing three to Connor Whitney and a pair to Cutrell Haywood, who also caught a Richardson pass over the middle for a score.
FRIDAY, AUG. 17, 2018
Offensive line play just fundamentally looks right when it is working. Apply force, move a resisting object. Jump out at the correct angle and cut off an object vectoring toward the backfield. It is easy to see and appreciate.
THURSDAY, AUG. 9, 2018
It has been quite a year at the University of Idaho – roiled by sudden leadership changes and a thorny transition in the football program.
TUESDAY, AUG. 7, 2018
Less than a week into the Idaho Vandals’ preseason camp, Mason Petrino’s overarching issue isn’t a looming quarterback competition with Colton Richardson.
FRIDAY, AUG. 3, 2018
Next to hoisting a trophy at the end of the year, the best day in a football season might be the day players report for fall camp.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 1, 2018
A long-awaited report on the University of Idaho’s handling of sexual assault and harassment complaints five years ago contained no startling new information and offered conclusions that have been debated on the Moscow campus since this spring.
As the Idaho Vandals head into their first preseason camp since their return to the Big Sky Conference and the Football Championship Subdivision, the many pieces of the puzzle of assembling a team are laid out before them.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, 2018
Victor Sanders, who finished his collegiate basketball career as Idaho’s second-leading scorer all-time, has signed with the Denver Nuggets’ NBA summer-league team.