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SATURDAY, AUG. 31, 2013

Vandals tumble 40-6 at North Texas

The first few minutes of Paul Petrino's debut as head coach and Chad Chalich's debut as a collegiate quarterback couldn't have gone better. Idaho marched down the field for a quick touchdown at North Texas, then recovered an onsides kick to get the ball back.…

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It's time to fly your flag 

A GRIP ON SPORTS An eight-month wait is over. The area's college football teams are in action today. Win or lose – and the three closest to us are underdogs – at least, as Garth used to say, it's game on. Read on.

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A Texas-flavored opener for Vandals

Idaho football fans will get the first taste of the Vandals' 2013 season -- and Paul Petrino's head-coaching career -- this evening in Denton, Texas. The Vandals clash with the North Texas Mean Grean, a Conference USA team that went 4-8 in 2012 and is…

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Game Day links from Corvallis

Ok, actually we're staying in a hotel in Salem - roughly an hour from Reser Stadium, but perhaps more if the Oregon Duck fans clog the freeway on their way south to Eugene. Maybe we'll take the back road, but what if all the Oregon…

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