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October 26, 2017

Outdoor Research in the Owyhee Foothills

  • Our YoteFam doesn't just get the job done on campus — students regularly find themselves in the field working on various research projects! Check out this gallery from a recent trip to the Owyhee Foothills near Reynolds Creek, where some of our environmental science students examined soil and plant samples!

  • A group of C of I students spent their Fall Break volunteering their time to help with the Idaho Veterans Garden! The Idaho Press-Tribune covered the story here! Way to go, YoteFam!

  • In their highest scoring home game since 1971, our football team smashed the Montana Western Bulldogs with a score of 59-27! The Yotes made the most of their return to Simplot Stadium, picking up 638 yards of total offense and limiting the Bulldogs’ offense to only six points in the second half. The impressive victory earned Frontier Conference and NAIA National Player of the Week honors for three players — Darius-James Peterson as Offensive Player of the Week, Kyle Mitchell as Special Teams Player of the Week, and Trevor Henderson as Defensive Player of the Week. Check out a photo gallery of the game here!

  • Coyote Athletics Roundup: The men’s football team unfortunately couldn’t follow-up their big home victory on the road, taking a 36-7 loss to Southern Oregon. Their season record stands at 3-5 as they prepare for their remaining three games of the season, including home games on Nov. 4 and Nov. 11…Women’s volleyball now sits at a 20-4 record on the season! Although the Lady Yotes lost a tight five-setter to Mulnomah, they proceeded to earn three straight victories against the squads of Warner Pacific (3-1), Evergreen (3-0) and Northwest (3-0). The No. 13 Yotes will be back at home on Nov. 2-3 as they look to continue their momentum leading into the Cascade Conference Championships…Women’s soccer picked up a win against Warner Pacific, a draw against Eastern Oregon, and a loss to Corban University. Goalkeeper Brittany Houghton earned Defensive Player of the Week honors by the CCC for her play against Warner Pacific and Eastern Oregon…Men’s soccer picked up a win at home against Eastern Oregon, but picked up a pair of losses against Warner Pacific and Corban University…Both the men’s and women’s basketball squads were picked No. 7 in their respective pre-season coaching polls, with the men No. 7 in the NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball Top 25 poll and the women No. 7 in the CCC Women’s Basketball Preseason Coaches’ Poll…At the Warrior Invitational at William Jessop University, the men’s cross country team finished second, while the women earned first place team honors. Molly Vitale-Sullivan placed second overall in the 108 runner field.

  • Faculty and Staff News: Chemistry Professor John Thurston appeared on Boise State Public Radio to provide an interview on his recent collaboration with Boise State University in the search for new Giardia treatments…English Professor Diane Raptosh will make an appearance on Nov. 8 at unBound in Meridian, ID to host a reading from her newest collection of poems, Human Directional, as well as a Q&A and flash fiction workshop to follow.
  • Alumni News and Notes: Paul Street ’70 will join Hawley Troxell in an in-counsel role following his retirement as general counsel and corporate secretary of Building Materials Holding Corporation.