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TUESDAY, OCT. 6, 2009

Vandal TE arrested for DUI

Freshman tight end Clayton Homme was arrested for driving under the influence and public urination after Idaho's 31-29 win over Colorado State on Saturday night, the Lewiston Tribune reported Tuesday. Keep reading for more -- plus a link to a retrospective story on former UI...

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MONDAY, OCT. 5, 2009

UI's Keo, Farquhar honored by WAC 

For the third consecutive week, the Idaho Vandals have had players receive weekly WAC honors. This time it's safety Shiloh Keo and kicker Trey Farquhar. "The best thing about it is that it means we’ve got guys making plays when it counts," Idaho coach Robb...

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The heart of WSU's schedule beckons 

COUGARS Saturday night was the first time this season when it really felt like football weather. There was a tinge of winter in the air. Not fall, winter. But that's what football season is. The transition from the summer of baseball to the winter of...

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SUNDAY, OCT. 4, 2009

Vandals complete stirring comeback 

What a scene at the Kibbie Dome. A wild shootout came to a riveting finish tonight, with Idaho holding off Colorado State 31-29 in front of 16,000 fans -- many of whom rushed the field afterward. Read on my story after a very late night...

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SATURDAY, OCT. 3, 2009

Oregon runs over WSU, 52-6 20 

COUGARS It's late here at Autzen and we're finally down with our report. On the link you'll find the unedited versions of our game story and the notebook. Enjoy. We'll be back from the Portland airport with our links and such. Read on.

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Disjointed Vandals trail 20-10 at half 

Idaho played easily its most disjointed half the season, falling behind by two touchdowns before nailing a 47-yard field goal with 55 seconds left to close within 20-10 vs. Colorado State. Idaho's first drive, which looked so promising, ended with a Nathan Enderle interception --...

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ISU no match for Eagles 

As expected, Eastern Washington University roughed up winless Idaho State in Pocatello on Saturday. You can read more about the Eagles' 38-3 win in this game story, supplied by EWU's sports information department.And check back on Sunday for additional details.

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WSU trails 42-0 at half 10 

COUGARS A quick halftime post. Oregon is gashing the WSU defense with its speed. With the way it spreads the field, the Cougars are just too slow to keep up. The Ducks have almost 400 yards in total offense, including 200 yards rushing. ... Jeff...

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WSU ready for Oregon

COUGARS It's quiet now in Autzen Stadium. It's also more than two hours before game time as I write this. On the link you'll find some thoughts and the keys to tonight's game. Read on.

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Mt. Spokane - a case of deja vu 30 

After Friday night's win at University, Wildcats coach Mike McLaughlin and quarterback Travis Ward agreed that the 35-28 nailbiter was reminiscent of last year's wild and crazy playoff game against Hanford in the post-season. Mt. Spokane and the Titans traded points, the visitors rallied for...

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Weighty game on the Palouse 

It’s hard to say when the last time the Kibbie Dome staged such a meaningful Idaho football game. To put it mildly, it’s been a pretty dry last few years — or decade. Keep reading for thoughts and links about the Vandals’ bout with Colorado...

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WSU, Pac-10 get ready for games 

COUGARS The number of stories today in the Oregonian about the possible reinstatement of LeGarrette Blount outnumber the game advances about three-to-one. But then again, the Ducks aren't playing Cal this week either. Read on for more on the game and the Pac-10.

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FRIDAY, OCT. 2, 2009

WSU ready to play Oregon 

COUGARS We have a lot for you tonight. On the link you will find the unedited versions of our game day items for tomorrow's paper, plus our advance story. The game starts at 6:15 tomorrow night, so my guess is the stadium will be rocking....

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EWU receivers worry Zamberlin

The Big Sky Conference schedule has been one of Eastern Washington University's best friends in the early stages of the 2009 college football season. And it serves up another highly beatable opponent on Saturday, when the Eagles (3-1 overall, 2-0 in the Big Sky) travel...

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Vandals' Hardy out against CSU

Idaho tight end and second-leading receiver Daniel Hardy will miss Saturday's game versus Colorado State and could be sidelined even longer with a lacerated kidney, a source has confirmed. After Hardy missed practice earlier in the week, Vandals coach Robb Akey declined to elaborate on...

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THURSDAY, OCT. 1, 2009

Idaho O-line rounding into shape

Surprises have abounded for the Idaho football program through four games, and one of them no doubt is the play of the offensive line. You can read more about the unit below in my Idaho/WAC notebook that will run in tomorrow's paper.

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Prep Page Thursday 

There was quite a bit to read about in this week's Spokesman-Review Prep Page. I got to see the film of Bishop Sankey's "transgression" last Friday at Lake City. The penalty seemed excessive to me.Greg Lee previewed the approaching post season in Idaho - time...

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A line on the Chiefs

Using the arrival of Kyle Beach as the focal point, we checked in with Spokane Chiefs coach Hardy Sauter about how he put his lines together early in the hockey season. That serves as our notebook lead prior to Friday's Western Hocker League game with...

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