| February 23, 2018

Marisa Lloyd

Opinion: A streak to be snapped
February 21, 2018

No win streak can last forever. Despite riding high on a 9-game win streak, the Vandals are about to be handed a staunch reality check. Thursday will be a rough night for the Idaho women’s basketball team as they will take a loss to the Idaho State Bengals. Idaho State is currently on a three-game……

Tennis: Finishing first in Grand Forks
February 21, 2018

Idaho men vs North Dakota The University of Idaho men’s tennis team scored their first win of the spring season Friday, taking down conference rival North Dakota 6-1 in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Idaho (1-3) opened with a 1-0 advantage after taking the doubles point. Sophomore Guilherme Scarpelli and junior Lucas Contino took second while……

Column: Student before athlete
February 14, 2018

Sports impact the life of many children, teens and young adults in schools around the nation. Most individuals start the sports they love at a young age. Middle schools everywhere encourage these children to engage in sports like football and soccer for many beneficial reasons. In high school, the encouragement continued, and throughout the next……

Track and Field: Success in Seattle (again)
February 13, 2018

The University of Idaho track team had another successful weekend at the University of Washington in Seattle in the last regular season indoor meet of the year, where many Vandals found themselves with individual victories. “A lot of PR’s, a lot of personal bests on Sunday, which is always exciting, always a good sign going……

Track and Field: Back to Washington
February 7, 2018

Another weekend at home went right for the Vandals following the Idaho Duals. Now, the track and field squad is preparing for another trip to the University of Washington. Idaho Duals The Idaho Duals ended in a number of positive outcomes for the Vandals, with several athletes finishing with top-marks and personal bests. Junior Quinn……

Track and Field: Dueling it out in Idaho
February 7, 2018

The Idaho Duals ended in a number of positive outcomes for the Vandals, with several athletes finishing with top-marks and personal-bests. “I thought it went well,” Idaho Director of Track and Field/Cross-Country Tim Cawlee said.  “Any time you get a lot of lifetime-bests, it’s always a good day.” Junior Quinn Mitchell, took first in the……

Track and Field: Wrapping up a Washington week
January 28, 2018

Idaho’s track and field team traveled over to Seattle, Washington over the weekend to compete in the UW Invitational. A handful of Vandals put up impressive marks while competing with some of the best athletes in the country. In the long jump, the Vandals had two top-10 finishes. Big Sky leader sophomore jumper Kasin Pendergrass-Anderson……

Opinion: Bowl Buzz
January 17, 2018

As the NFL season slowly winds to a close, the University of Idaho campus is full of excitement for the upcoming Super Bowl LII. Bars off campus tend to get more crowded as our older students on campus crowd in to glue their eyes onto the screen while they yell and cheer for their favorite……

Football: Pummeling the Panthers
December 2, 2017

The Vandals closed out the season with a 24-10 win Saturday over Georgia State. Idaho head coach Paul Petrino said the victory was more than just another talley in the win column. “It was great for the seniors. They’re bunch of great guys that give a lot to this program. I’m super happy for them……

Women’s Basketball: Mauling the Matadors
November 25, 2017

The Idaho women’s basketball brought an end to its two-game losing streak with an 80-75 win over California State University, Northridge opening the Warner Center Marriott Thanksgiving Classic Friday. Idaho head coach Jon Newlee said in a news release that this win has a huge for the team. “I think it was huge,” Newlee said.……

Women’s Basketball: Tumble in Texas
November 19, 2017

The Vandals’ women’s basketball team took their second beating of the early season Saturday in Abilene Texas. Idaho watched it’s 13-point lead slip through the cracks as Abilene Christian battled back for an 82-72 win. Idaho head coach Jon Newlee said in a news release that he thought the team played well in the first……

Women’s Basketball: Bounced by the Buckeyes
November 16, 2017

The No. 9 Ohio State Buckeyes showed up on its home court to show everyone why they are a top contender in the Big Ten on Wednesday when they beat out Idaho 99-56 in Columbus. Idaho head coach Jon Newlee said in a news release that he was hopeful for a different outcome. “We were……

Opinion: Sports­ are Hurting our Youth
November 13, 2017

Anyone with a connection to an athlete is more than familiar with the pain that comes from seeing a loved one laying on the field or court and hitting the ground with fists of pain. In that moment, your mind leaves the crowd and all attention is focused on wondering if the athlete is OK.……

Women’s Basketball: Crushing Colorado State
November 11, 2017

Idaho women’s basketball opened the season Friday at Colorado State with an 83-69 win. Idaho head coach Jon Newlee said in a news release he and the team are excited to get a win to start the season. “They are very excited. Obviously, it’s the first game. To win like we did today, in this……

Basketball: Women get Going
October 30, 2017

The upcoming women’s Big Sky basketball season will be one for the history books. With 12 big teams facing off, fans will be sitting at the edge of their seats on for the road to Reno. Preseason polls help fans and teams understand what they will be up against and how the teams are expected……

Opinion: A Dodgers victory
October 23, 2017

The schedule has been set. The 2017 World Series will play out between the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers. Fans on both sides will make their arguments for their respective team throughout the next few weeks, regardless of results. Yet it seems obvious that the Dodgers will come out victorious in the three-game……

Soccer: Beating the Bengals
October 22, 2017

The Vandals defeated Idaho State on the road 2-1 Sunday afternoon in one of the final games of the regular season. Idaho head coach Derek Pittman said in a news release that the team did not play a strong first half. “We didn’t play well in the first half and Idaho State capitalized,” Pittman said. “They……

W.Golf: Stellar in Sahalee
October 17, 2017

Idaho women’s golf is now ranked ninth after the two rounds played Tuesday during the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational. These matches were hosted by University of Washington at the Sahalee County Club. Junior Michelle Kim and junior Sophie Hausmann tied for 19th individually at 8-over. Idaho head coach Lisa Johnson said in a news release that……

Men’s Golf: Struggles at Southern Dunes
October 16, 2017

Idaho men’s golf is now sitting in 10th In the Southern Dunes Invitational in Maricopa Arizona. The team started out in ninth after a score of 306 after the first round. However, the team struggled in the second round and shot 312, moving them down to 10th. The Vandals entered the second day of the……

Volleyball: Vandals strike again
October 13, 2017

Idaho collected another victory against the Weber State Wildcats with a score of 3-1. Idaho (11-7, BSC 6-1 BSC) kept a 2-0 lead over Weber State (4-15, BSC 2-5) in the opening two sets. The Vandals controlled the game trailing only once after the opening play. Idaho started the night hitting .417 with 17 kills.……

Opinion: Standing for the Anthem
October 12, 2017

Recently many players in the NFL have made the choice to protest inequality by not standing for the National Anthem before games. It is normalized by society to stand when the National Anthem comes on. As an athlete in the National Football League you are pushed into the spotlight on prime time TV, so when athletes……

Volleyball: Vandals triumph again
October 9, 2017

Idaho vs Southern Utah The Idaho Vandals (9-7, BSC 4-1) defeated the Southern Utah Thunderbirds (5-12, BSC 0-5) Thursday 3-1. Idaho head coach Debbie Buchanan said in a news release she recognized that the team had issues during the game, even after the exciting victory. “Obviously, it was not our best night,” Buchanan said. “I……

Volleyball: Winning on the Road
October 8, 2017

Idaho vs Southern Utah The Idaho Vandals (9-7, BSC 4-1) defeated the Southern Utah Thunderbirds (5-12,0-5) Thursday 3-1. Idaho head coach Debbie Buchanan said in a news release she recognized that the team had issues during the game, even after the exciting victory. “Obviously, it was not our best night,” Buchanan said. “I do not……

Golf: Finishing Strong
September 30, 2017

Men’s Golf Idaho men’s golf climbed up the ranks after the two-day Mark Simpson Colorado Invitational Tuesday. The Vandals are now ranked No. 15. “I was pleased with our progression this week,” Idaho head coach David Nuhn said. “This was a long course suits our strengths as a team a bit better. Our players are……

Opinion: Keeping the Score
September 25, 2017

Now more than ever, coaches of young athletes are not keeping score in elementary school recreational sporting events. The reason behind this trend in athletics is no child leaves with a broken spirit. Supporters of this concept believe that children should not be told if the result of their game is a win or loss……