News Blog: Sports

Yotes basketball takes back Mayor’s Cup

The smallest player on the court came up huge in the 200th installment of the Mayor’s Cup men’s basketball rivalry series.

College of Idaho junior point guard Emanuel Morgan racked up 11 points, seven rebounds, six assists and three steals, spearheading a second-half rally as the Yotes recaptured the Mayor’s Cup trophy with a 75-71 victory over Northwest Nazarene University in front of a capacity crowd of 2,400 inside J.A. Albertson Activities Center.

C of I soccer team enjoys international flavor

At The College of Idaho, more than one-third of the student population participates in varsity athletics, while nearly 10 percent of students are international. And, on occasion, these two distinctive C of I populations intersect.

Such is the case this year on the Coyote men’s soccer team, where international players Joao Cardoso (Brazil) and Zuva Donduro (Mozambique) contributed both on the field and culturally for the Cascade Conference tournament qualifiers.

Caldwell ready to ‘Go Purple’ for Yotes basketball

“Paint the City of Caldwell Purple,” C of I athletic director Marty Holly said. And thanks to the efforts of the Caldwell Chamber of Commerce along with C of I athletics, “Go Purple” became a reality this fall with local businesses offering special deals to those sporting purple clothing on Fridays before C of I home football games.

And as the football season comes to a close this weekend, the C of I wants to encourage the community to ‘Go Purple’ as Yotes basketball enters another exciting season in the J.A. Albertson Activities Center.

Ski team hosts fundraiser, shows Warren Miller film

Does the cooler weather have you itching to strap on your skis or snowboard? Then join The College of Idaho ski program as it partners with the Bogus Basin Ski Club to show the latest Warren Miller ski film, Chasing Shadows, which premieres at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12 at the Egyptian Theatre in downtown Boise. 

C of I’s Mike Safford honored by NAIA

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced today that Mike Safford Jr., longtime College of Idaho Director of Athletic Communications, is the recipient of the 2016 Clarence “Ike” Pearson Award.

Purple Magic: Yotes win football home opener

Year Two of the restored College of Idaho football program followed a familiar formula—a little purple magic and a big upset victory.

Click here to check out a photo gallery from the game.

For the second year in a row, the Yotes are off to a winning start. They did it by stunning No. 13 Eastern Oregon, 40-28, in front of 5,200 delirious, purple-clad fans Saturday at Simplot Stadium in Caldwell. 

C of I football set for 2015 season opener Aug. 29

The College of Idaho football team kicks off its 2015 season this Saturday, Aug. 29, as the Yotes welcome Eastern Oregon to Simplot Stadium for a 1 p.m. Frontier Conference showdown.

The game marks the beginning of Year Two for the restored C of I program, which enjoyed a successful comeback season in 2014 after a 37-year hiatus. The Coyotes won four games, posted a 3-2 record at Simplot Stadium and finished No. 2 in the NAIA for attendance at more than 4,500 fans per game.

C of I opens football tailgating sales

College of Idaho athletics has announced the protocol for reserving and purchasing spots in the Tailgate Zone for the 2015 Coyote Football season.

Fans who would like to renew their tailgate spots from the 2014 season are now able to do so through the online ticket platform at Tailgate spots for the 2015 season will be $133 ($260 for an RV Space), including all taxes and fees for the six-game home schedule.

Coach Garson blogs about Maccabi Games experience

College of Idaho men's basketball coach Scott Garson served as an assistant coach for the Under-18 United States team at the 2015 European Maccabi Games, held in Berlin, Germany.

The Maccabi Games are an international Jewish sporting event, similar to the Olympics. The 2015 games held special significance as the first Jewish event of this magnitude held on German soil since the Holocaust ended 70 years ago.

Coyote football tickets now available online

The College of Idaho is pleased to unveil its new athletics ticket portal, which is now available to fans wanting to purchase tickets for the upcoming 2015 Coyote football season.

Fans can click here to visit the new football ticket portal and purchase tickets.

Over the last four months, the College has partnered with San Francisco-based ticket vendor Vendini to provide an online ticket sales platform for football and basketball tickets.