A mixture of old and new nonetheless led to an expected result Saturday at LaVell Edwards Stadium as Idaho State lost 42-10 to BYU.
The old? Starting quarterback Matt Struck threw yet another pick-six, his fifth in the last five games.
The new? Freshman running Malakai Rango, taking the bulk of the workload for the first time this season with starter Ty Flanagan out, ran 24 times for 142 yards and a touchdown.
The result? Never much in doubt after a second quarter in which BYU scored on three consecutive drives to take a 28-3 lead to the locker room.
Idaho State University announced an identification has been made â€świth high confidenceâ€ť for a John Doe whose remains were discovered in 1979 in Clark County in East Idaho.
The conclusion was made by DNA Doe Project volunteers trained as forensic genealogists, and they were assisted by Idaho State University anthropologist Samantha Blatt and former ISU faculty member Amy Michael, according to Wednesdayâ€™s Idaho State University press release.
Law enforcement has to provide secondary confirmation before the name and details of the life of the formerly unknown figure are released to the public.
Idaho State tight end Austin Campbell and offensive lineman Dakota Wilson were named to the 2019 first-team Academic All-District Team, announced Friday by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Campbell is a senior majoring in health science and holds a 3.80 GPA. The award marks Campbellâ€™s first academic honor.
The Idaho State volleyball team defeated Portland State in five sets on Thursday night in Portland, Oregon.
The Bengals jumped ahead in the first set with a 25-19 victory. ISU attacked for a .276 percentage and out-blocked the Vikings 3-1. Raegan Steiner led the team hitting .500 with five kills. ISU had the advantage at 5-4 and took the lead the rest of the way, leading PSU by as many as seven points during the set.
Idaho State kept the lead through the entire second set and finished with a 25-16 set victory. ISU was ahead 14-13 before going on a eight-point rally to get a 21-13 advantage. The Bengals went on to lead the Vikings by as many as 10 points at 24-14 and finished the set with a .440 hitting percentage.