Stories tagged: Big sky
Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 6:33 p.m.
Leading up to the renewal of the Big Sky rivalry with Eastern Washington, Idaho coach Paul Petrino preached about the importance of getting off to a good start and limiting …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 10:25 p.m.
Junior quarterback Jake Maier threw for three touchdowns and ran for another, leading a second-half rally that carried UC Davis past Montana 49-21 on Saturday in Missoula.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 7:02 p.m.
Eastern Washington coach Aaron Best confirms that quarterback Gage Gubrud will undergo season-ending surgery.
Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 5 a.m.
Add Eastern Washington safety Cole Karstetter to the growing list of Eagles with Idaho ties.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 26, 2018, 10:32 p.m.
Blast from the past: Eastern Washington’s wins over Idaho helped build program into national powerhouse
Was Idaho and Eastern Washington an unrequited rivalry? Depends who you ask. There was never a question of who had the better football program, though.
Fri., Oct. 26, 2018, 6:53 p.m.
When the Vandals (3-4, 2-2 Big Sky) visit fifth-ranked EWU (5-2, 3-1) Saturday at noon at Roos Field – their first meeting in Cheney since 1994 – the Eagles expect …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 11:07 a.m.
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.
Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 9:08 p.m.
From fourth grade to his freshman year at Moscow High, Criner shadowed his father, Mark Criner, Idaho’s defensive coordinator from 2007-2012.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 20, 2018, 8:58 p.m.
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.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 10:01 p.m.
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.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 10:21 p.m.
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.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 9:07 p.m.
Over half the teams in the 13-member Big Sky Conference have been affected by an injury at quarterback at this season, some cases more serious than others.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 10:38 p.m.
After the 13th-ranked Wildcats’ 14-6 dispatching of the fourth-ranked EWU on Saturday at Stewart Stadium, Hill’s unit has now allowed an average of 13.3 points against the Eagles since 2015.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 9:28 p.m.
Davis Alexander passed for 90 yards and ran for 72 yards and three touchdowns to help Portland State beat Northern Colorado 35-14 on Saturday in Portland.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 10:51 p.m.
No. 13 Weber State and its vaunted defense had its way with fourth-ranked EWU in a 14-6 slugfest, holding the typically explosive Eagles to a paltry 247 yards and their …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 6:23 p.m.
The Vandals (2-4, 1-3) drove for what appeared to be the tying points when David Ungerer scampered in on a broken reverse-pass play from 9 yards. Cade Coffey was wide …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 10:10 p.m.
His offense has seen better days, but Weber State head coach Jay Hill still boasts one of the best defenses in the land.
Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 5:38 p.m.
Through five games, the Vandals have alternated between junior Mason Petrino and sophomore Colton Richardson – sometimes play-to-play.
Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 5 a.m.
It was a freak play, but Ketner Kupp blames himself. The last time the Eastern Washington linebacker suited up his with now-budding NFL receiver brother, Cooper Kupp, he was on …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 6:18 p.m.
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 …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 9, 2018, 9:35 p.m.
EWU head coach Aaron Best said he’ll know more about Gubrud’s injury this week and if he’ll be ready to go Saturday.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 6, 2018, 10:41 p.m.
Cory Young ran for a fourth-quarter touchdown to help Northern Arizona beat Weber State 28-24 in a turnover-filled game on Saturday night.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 6, 2018, 10:43 p.m.
When Eric Barriere was thrust into the starting quarterback role in a game at North Dakota last November, it was a trial-by-fire scenario for the then-freshman.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 6, 2018, 8:39 p.m.
Tanner Gueller threw for eight touchdowns and 492 yards, although the Vandals were able to hang around through the third quarter, drawing as close as 13 points, 41-28, with 5:25 …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 6, 2018, 9:30 p.m.
The face of its program in street clothes and a medical boot, fifth-ranked Eastern Washington still throttled the defending Big Sky Conference co-champion Saturday.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 8:17 p.m.
EWU corner Josh Lewis has also been champing at the bit for another crack at Southern Utah, the defending conference co-champion whose winless September included to games against Pac-12 Arizona …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 5:02 p.m.
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 …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 4, 2018, 10:44 p.m.
FCS pundits know Eastern Washington for its video game-like numbers, golden-arm quarterbacks and fleet-footed receivers, even when their counterpart is providing ample opportunities. The Eagles’ defense just hasn’t had the …
Thu., Oct. 4, 2018, 9:04 p.m.
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 …
Sat., Sept. 29, 2018, 10:01 p.m.
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.