Stories tagged: Sun Belt Conference
Thu., March 30, 2017, 6:23 p.m.
Sun Belt Conference says it wants Arkansas gun law changed
The Sun Belt Conference said Thursday it wants college sporting events exempted from a new Arkansas law expanding where concealed handguns are allowed, the second conference to call for changes …
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 12:28 p.m.
Idaho’s Paul Petrino named Sun Belt coach of the year
University of Idaho football coach Paul Petrino, who led the Vandals to an 8-4 record and their first bowl appearance since 2009, was voted the Sun Belt Conference coach of …
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 11:51 p.m.
Tough-as-iron Vandals hold on to defeat South Alabama for seventh win
On Saturday, Idaho again stayed cool with the game on the line, batting down the University of South Alabama’s Hail Mary attempt as time expired in a 38-31 triumph at …
Sat., Nov. 12, 2016, 5:45 p.m.
Idaho Vandals bowl eligible after 47-14 win over Texas State
Matt Linehan threw for 336 yards and a touchdown as Idaho scored the final 33 points of the game to beat Texas State 47-14 on Saturday to become bowl eligible. …
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 2:11 a.m.
Vandals kicker Austin Rehkow works to make family proud
Three letters are inscribed on the orange band that Austin Rehkow never takes off his left wrist. Three letters, nothing more.
Sat., Nov. 5, 2016, 11:34 p.m.
Isaiah Saunders’ inspired play lifts Vandals to win over Louisiana-Lafayette
Isaiah Saunders punched in the go-ahead touchdown, Austin Rehkow drilled a 50-yard field goal and Idaho rolled to a 23-13 win over Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday night in Lafayette, Louisiana.
Sat., Oct. 29, 2016, 9:52 p.m.
Late FG lifts South Alabama past Georgia State 13-10
Gavin Patterson kicked a 30-yard field goal with two seconds remaining to lift South Alabama to its first Sun Belt Conference win and a 13-10 victory over Georgia State on …
Sat., Oct. 22, 2016, 11:40 p.m.
Appalachian State grabs 3 INTs in 37-19 win over Idaho
Taylor Lamb threw for 220 yards and rushed for one touchdown, Jalin Moore had 114 yards rushing and a score, and Appalachian State beat Idaho 37-19 on Saturday.
Sat., Oct. 15, 2016, 11:39 p.m.
Vandals race, dance past New Mexico State, 55-23
Behind a 476-yard passing day from quarterback Matt Linehan, the Idaho Vandals clobbered New Mexico State 55-23 on Saturday to post their most convincing win over an FBS opponent – …
Thu., Oct. 13, 2016, 9:57 p.m.
Vandals kicker Austin Rehkow snares player-of-week award
Senior kicker Austin Rehkow, a Central Valley High School graduate, was named the Sun Belt Conference special teams player of the week after his four field goals helped the visiting …
Sat., Oct. 8, 2016, 10:51 p.m.
Austin Rehkow’s last-second field goal lifts Idaho to victory over Louisiana-Monroe
Austin Rehkow’s fourth field goal, a 27-yarder as time expired, lifted Idaho to a 34-31 win over Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday night.
Fri., Oct. 7, 2016, 9:49 p.m.
Preview: Idaho at Louisiana-Monroe
Idaho Vandals vs. Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks
Sat., Oct. 1, 2016, 11:35 p.m.
Vandals come up short in conference opener against Troy
Brandon Silvers threw for three touchdowns and Jordan Chunn ran for 137 yards and a score as Troy beat Idaho in the Vandals’ Sun Belt Conference opener Saturday.
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016, 9:42 p.m.
Defense answers call as Idaho holds off Montana State in opener
It looked like it would be an Idaho romp. It turned out to be a nerve-jangling defensive chess match.
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016, 11:39 p.m.
Vandals open practice with high expectations, emotions
The air crackled before Idaho’s first 2016 practice with the excitement of a team who expectations are unusually and unabashedly high.
Mon., July 25, 2016, 10:19 p.m.
Vandals picked to finish eighth in Sun Belt football poll
Idaho is picked to finish eighth among 11 football teams in the Sun Belt Conference, the league announced Monday.
Wed., April 27, 2016, 4:43 p.m.
Idaho football expected to announce decision to join Big Sky Conference
Idaho fans will no longer be arguing over speculation of whether it’s better to stay FBS or drop to the FCS level and the Big Sky Conference. Instead, they’ll get …
Sat., April 2, 2016, 11:13 p.m.
Idaho’s passing game piles up numbers in first scrimmage
Callen Hightower felt comfortable in Idaho’s first scrimmage of the spring season.
Tue., March 22, 2016, 11:19 p.m.
Paul Petrino opens camp with focus on the field, not conference affiliations
Knowing a decision made by the Sun Belt presidents was more or less out of his hands, Idaho coach Paul Petrino is looking forward to controlling what he can control: …
Tue., March 1, 2016, 10:48 p.m.
Blanchette: Sun Belt doesn’t need Idaho Vandals anymore
Another day, another fist to the chops for the University of Idaho, another palm to the forehead for anyone with a front-row seat to this tired charade.
Sat., Dec. 19, 2015, 8:19 p.m.
App State rallies for 31-29 win over Ohio in Camellia Bowl
Zach Matics capped a wild Camellia Bowl with a 23-yard field goal on the final play to lift Appalachian State to a 31-29 victory over Ohio.
Wed., Dec. 16, 2015, 6:50 p.m.
Wide receiver Alfonso Onunwor highlights Idaho’s midyear class
Paul Petrino can comb through his resume at the receivers position and roll off names such as Harry Douglas and Roddy White from his one season as receivers coach with …
Sat., Dec. 5, 2015, 10:41 p.m.
Idaho struggles to score inside during loss to Arkansas-Little Rock
It’s always noticeable when Arkadiy Mkrtychyan isn’t among Idaho’s five players on the court.
Sat., Nov. 28, 2015, 9:56 p.m.
Vandals close out careers of seniors with victory over Texas State
The last play of Quinton Bradley’s Idaho career was similar to many that came before. He came around the edge and punished the quarterback, flattening Texas State’s Tyler Jones just …
Sat., Nov. 21, 2015, 9:12 p.m.
Sun Belt football: Georgia edges Georgia Southern
Sony Michel ran for a 25-yard touchdown on Georgia’s only overtime play, leading the Bulldogs to a 23-17 nonconference win over Georgia Southern Saturday night in Athens, Georgia. Michel ran …
Sat., Nov. 21, 2015, 8:44 p.m.
Vandals pile up big yards, but Auburn owns scoreboard
Paul Petrino could be proud of his Vandals for many reasons Saturday afternoon at Auburn, but what will always nag the Idaho coach were the mistakes that took away from …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 17, 2015, 5:12 p.m.
Austin Rehkow makes four field goals; Idaho beats Troy 19-16
Austin Rehkow made four field goals and Idaho held on to beat Troy 19-16 on Saturday.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 10, 2015, 11:08 p.m.
Sun Belt roundup: No. 14 Ole Miss tops New Mexico State
Chad Kelly threw for 384 yards and three touchdowns to lead No. 14 Mississippi over New Mexico State 52-3 on Saturday in Oxford, Mississippi. Kelly, who came into the day …
Sun., Oct. 4, 2015
Vandals fall to Arkansas State as Jake Luton makes first start
JONESBORO, Ark. – The theme repeated – turnovers and big plays yielded – and the result was much like what it has been earlier this year as the Idaho Vandals …
Sat., Oct. 3, 2015, 8:11 p.m.
Arkansas State beats Idaho
JONESBORO, Ark. — Michael Gordon ran for three touchdowns to lead Arkansas State to a 49-35 win over Idaho in Sun Belt Conference play on Saturday night.