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

Idaho Central Credit Unions signs on for Idaho Arena naming rights

The University of Idaho on Thursday, led by president Chuck Staben and athletic director Rob Spear, announced a $10 Million gift from Idaho Central Credit Union toward the Idaho Arena project for naming rights. The money will be paid upfront to go toward construction cost of the now Idaho Central Credit Union Arena, hopefully slated … Continue reading Idaho Central Credit Unions signs on for Idaho Arena naming rights

Guess what? Idaho Vandals football is still really good, will win a bunch of games

Idaho won another football game last week. That's right, another one.  Time to break out the most overused gif/meme in the history of the internet. We disposed of Sacramento State with ease last Thursday night, walking out of the Kibbie Dome with a 28-6 win. All we do is win these days. Idaho is now … Continue reading Guess what? Idaho Vandals football is still really good, will win a bunch of games