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Vandals need to kick-start run game

Idaho football fans have scrutinized the volatile play of quarterback Brian Reader in recent weeks, and for obvious reasons. But it’s not just the Vandals’ passing attack that is languishing.


Idaho Vandals in doldrums on both sides of football

MOSCOW, Idaho – The quarterback play has been nowhere as efficient. The running game is far less productive. And the daring coaching decisions have yet to pan out like they …


Vandals optimistic despite poor start

The quarterback play has been nowhere as efficient. The running game is far less productive. And the daring coaching decisions have yet to pan out like they did two years …


Confident Akey expects Vandals to go bowling

MOSCOW, Idaho – Today marks the start of Robb Akey’s fifth fall camp as University of Idaho football coach, and with each passing year the exuberant leader of the Vandals’ …


Whitman turns back Whitworth women

Jenele Peterson scored 19 points to go with five assists and Whitman (14-10, 8-7) avenged an earlier Northwest Conference loss to Whitworth (11-13, 7-8), winning 74-61 in women’s basketball Tuesday …


Vandals build on recent success

A family feel inside the program and heightened expectations – those are the two themes Robb Akey heard over and over again from recruits after they took official visits to …


Idaho’s 2011 class

University of Idaho’s 2011 football recruiting class.


Vandals seniors prepare for Boise State

Deonte Jackson sifted through all the possibilities of Idaho’s biggest game of the season – a stunning Vandals upset, another Boise State laugher, somewhere in between – and he settled …


UI wants to make amends

MOSCOW, Idaho – Members of the University of Idaho defense trudged off the team plane Sunday morning, groggy after an all-night flight from Hawaii, and already Mark Criner had started …


Elmo turning heads at Idaho

The first practice of the week was over, and Idaho quarterback Nate Enderle and tight end Taylor Elmo – the proven senior and budding redshirt freshman – stood a few …


Idaho Vandals: Long flight, tough opponent

The punishing stretch began at Colorado State and wraps up Saturday night at Hawaii – five games in five time zones, with nearly 7,000 miles accounted for through the air.


Vandals happy to be home in Dome

Idaho needs four more wins in the remaining seven games to earn an invitation to a bowl, and Saturday’s 2 p.m. contest presents perhaps the best opportunity. UI is a …


Idaho, Lousiana Tech in encore

Idaho will stage an encore to its 2009 thriller with Louisiana Tech Saturday afternoon in Ruston, La, and the Vandals know the importance of their WAC opener. They don’t just …


Grandfather, uncle Steven Jackson of NFL guided Idaho RB

MOSCOW, Idaho – Back in Las Vegas, the father and son still cross paths. Their meetings are infrequent, unexpected – and usually awkward. Deonté Jackson has stumbled across his biological …


Deonté Jackson back on track

Back in Las Vegas, the father and son still cross paths. Their meetings are infrequent, unexpected – and usually awkward.


Horizon Air to paint airplane in Vandal colors

University of Idaho Athletic Director Rob Spear’s flight options may have just opened up.


Out to erase bitter loss

MOSCOW, Idaho – After perhaps the most bitter football loss of the Robb Akey era, the Idaho Vandals did all they could Sunday to address what went wrong at Colorado …


Vandals look to grow streak

MOSCOW, Idaho – It started with a decisive victory over San Diego State last September. Two weeks later, the Idaho Vandals hung on against Colorado State. And last week, they …


UI’s Davis eyes opener

MOSCOW, Idaho – In the best of scenarios, Preston Davis would be back in early October, perhaps late September. That’s what the doctors told the University of Idaho wide receiver …


UI looks to build on 2009

MOSCOW, Idaho – The Idaho football team met in mid-January, its first time together since the program’s defining victory of the last decade, and quickly the focus became the season …


Bronco Bob takes shot at Vandals

So Robert “Bob” Kustra, the foreman at Boise State University, believes college football rivalries are meant to be civil, and that all involved are “to act like grownups.” I would …


Akey’s new contract tops improvements approved by regents

MOSCOW, Idaho – Over the course of a few hours on Thursday, the Idaho State Board of Education looked at the three items on the University of Idaho athletic department’s …


Akey’s raise could be 100K

College football: A nearly $100,000 raise – that is what’s in store for Idaho football coach Robb Akey, who negotiated a new contract with UI after the team’s most successful …


Vandals lose six scholarships

MOSCOW, Idaho – Once again, the NCAA has slapped the Idaho football team with a loss of scholarships because of the poor academic performance of its players. The Vandals on …


Defense carries day

MOSCOW, Idaho – Packaged neatly in a two-hour showcase Friday night, the Idaho football team gave some 3,000 fans a glimpse of what coaches had seen all spring. True to …


Defense stands tall in UI’s Silver and Gold game

MOSCOW, Idaho – Packaged neatly in a two-hour showcase Friday night, the Idaho football team gave some 3,000 fans a glimpse of what coaches had seen all spring. True to …


Niners nab Iupati

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Mike Singletary’s offensive line received a major makeover in a matter of 30 minutes. The San Francisco 49ers made sure they got their men, all right …


49ers draft Idaho’s Iupati

The San Francisco 49ers draft offensive guard Mike Iupati in the first round of the NFL draft.


Iupati gears up for call

MOSCOW, Idaho – If Thursday night unfolds like many expect it to, at some point Mike Iupati will take a call from a National Football League franchise and quickly see …


Kramer owed instant replay of another sort

They’ll award the Vince Lombardi Trophy for the 44th time on Sunday. Jerry Kramer dates his as being even a few years older, and instead of sterling silver it may …