Tubs for my Thoughts: Paul Petrino’s remaining presence in Moscow means no excuses, the expectation is immediate Big Sky success

As Paul Petrino sat next to a proud university president and an emotionally defeated athletic director, gathered in front of most of the Inland Northwest's sports reporters it was painfully obvious in an almost awkward way which of the three men was giddy about the announcement and which two would rather have not attended. President Chuck … Continue reading Tubs for my Thoughts: Paul Petrino’s remaining presence in Moscow means no excuses, the expectation is immediate Big Sky success

The challenge of UI’s FCS journey requires a better athletics focus with the next president

  By Christopher Hammond The Idaho State Board of Education has made a number of alumni happy when it announced it will not be renewing President Chuck Staben’s contract after the 2018-2019 school year. The decision also leaves a daunting task for the SBOE and University of Idaho. This next president may be the most … Continue reading The challenge of UI’s FCS journey requires a better athletics focus with the next president

The Boise Junior College rivalry is still alive, and so is the hate

Boise Junior College is finally returning to the Kibbie Dome for a football game. Erhm, fútbol. You see, Boise Junior College Emperor Bob Kustra and his Galactic Senate members on the state board of education are too stubborn to do the right thing and renew the Governor's Cup matchup of the gridiron, last played between … Continue reading The Boise Junior College rivalry is still alive, and so is the hate

Jeff Tingey thinks Idaho State is academically as good as U of I, is dumb

Meet Jeff Tingey. Jeff is is athletic director at Idaho State University. He has a little bit of a history with remarks about the University of Idaho. He was hired in March 2008 and two weeks later lost women's basketball coach Jon Newlee to the University of Idaho. It was an upgrade in every way for … Continue reading Jeff Tingey thinks Idaho State is academically as good as U of I, is dumb